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RCA F 27442

RCA F 27442
alaAverage 2.5

9 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 reviews of RCA F 27442. The average rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Views about the sound and price are on the whole positive, but opinions are divided on the image quality. Many are less positive about the reliability.

price, sound


On average, users rate this product 49/100.

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RCA TV review


clear picture, good stereo sound, up front jacks

had to fix a part that was said to go bad often

Apr, 2004

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Never Again


Nice guide when it worked

Quit working after 2 years

Jan, 2004

Consumer review (

Do not buy a RCA


I bought this TV brand new and it broke three times. I got fixed twice and the last time RCA decided to get me a new one that took four months to come. So for all that time I was TV less. Their CS is painful and they do not have a 800 number so you...

Good price


Apr, 2003

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Horrible product. Stay away from RCA.


We had the similar problems to the last customer. About a year after we bought this TV, the picture started going black sporadically. When the picture goes black, the audio stays on. I brought it in for repairs which cost me $120 and came with a 6...

Interactive TV guide

The TV completely stops working, seemingly right after the warranty is up.

Mar, 2003

Consumer review (

RCA TV's Good Value


With this rca tv you will get a very helpful onscreen guide for people with regular cable and lots of helpful features. You will get picture and picture (PIP) for those times when you can't deside what to watch or when you just have to see the game and...

Great value with lots of feature and onscreen guide

not the clearest as some

Nov, 2002

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Lots of Tube for the money . . . only if it worked!


V Chip, Guide , Front Inputs, wake up alarm. PRICE!

So-so picture and marginal (of late) reliability

Aug, 2001

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I bought my RCA 27" in a pinch. My upstairs neighbor left her faucet running in the kitchen and the water came down and ruined my 25" Samsung (which I loved). Well, I had to have a tv that very night so I rushed out to Circuit City and eyed all the...

The Guide Plus+

no cons ...great TV!

Apr, 2001

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I LOVE our New TV :)


One of the Christmas presents my husband and I got for Christmas was money to buy ourselves a new TV. After looking high and low at every store in a 30 mile radius, we found this TV and it was love at first sight!

Great features!!


Jan, 2001

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I LOVE our New TV :)


Great features!!


Jan, 2001

Product Specifications

Looking for quality picture and sound, convenient features and unsurpassed affordability? You've come to the right place. Thomson Television models deliver the goods, providing a sharp, bright picture and rich sound to any room, along with remote control convenience and extras like auto color control, sleep timer and channel labeling. Of course the best extra of all: the quality and reliability of the Thomson brand, a name trusted for generations. Advanced circuitry employed in this TV delivers outstanding picture performance. High-Performance Video Amplifier offers high resolution and clarity by extending the video frequency response. Dynamic BlackStretch Circuitry extends black levels in bright scenes to enhance contrast and detail. Auto Color Control automatically maintains natural flesh tones and color fidelity from channel to channel and scene to scene. Customer-selectable color temperature system allows for background color balance adjustment of the picture to personal preference. Setting choices are Cool, Warm, or Normal. Dark glass picture tube delivers outstanding picture contrast for blacker blacks, brilliant whites and deep rich colors even in bright room conditions. You can also optimize the picture by selecting the correct setting depending on the lighting conditions of the room. Choose between four settings for bright lighting, normal lighting, dim (soft) lighting, and a customer-selectable and savable "personal" setting. Digitally controlled frequency synthesis tuning system "locks on" to cable and standard signals with unsurpassed accuracy. Broadcast Stereo with dbx Noise Reduction improves the clarity and fidelity of stereo broadcasts by restoring dynamic range and suppressing unwanted noise. Low-Noise Audio System delivers a 60 dB signal-to-noise ratio for spectacular quality sound. Front-fired full range frequency drivers provide excellent imaging while localizing voices at the screen. Ergonomic design and color-coded buttons on the remote make it easy to control power, volume, direct access of channels, plus TV picture adjustments and features. GUIDE Plus+ on-screen interactive program guide is a built in feature that provides an instant summary of your favorite TV shows at the touch of a button. Using the directional arrow pads on your remote, you may scroll through up-to-the-minute TV listings, or scroll to future programs. Even if your VCR is flashing 12:00, the GUIDE Plus+ GOLD system can record your favorite show. Simply highlight the program you would like to record and press the Record button on the remote. In the Schedule Menu, you can choose to record shows once, daily, or weekly. On-screen displays make it easy to adjust most picture, sound, and convenience features from either the remote control or the TV front panel buttons. Convenient on-screen menu system automatically steps user through the initial setup procedures.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers

Dimensions & Weight



Type: None


Manufacturer:Thomson SA
Product Line:RCA F



Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Diagonal Size:27in
Diagonal Size (cm):69cm
Digital Television Certification:Not certified
Image Aspect Ratio:4:3
Video Interface:Composite

TV Tuner

dbx Noise Reduction: Yes
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes