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Sampo PME X6 Series TV (42", 50")

Sampo PME X6 Series TV (42", 50")
alaScore 78

18 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the resolution and design are overall positive. The image quality and usability also get good feedback.

price, usability, image quality, design, resolution

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sampo PME X6 Series TV (42", 50") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 18 reviews)

4 expert reviews

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Amazon.com review summary for Sampo PME X6 Series TV (42", 50")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Sampo PME X6 Series TV (42", 50") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

price, usability, image quality, design, resolution

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: PARENT - Sampo PME-42X6 42-Inch HDTV-Ready Widescreen Plasma TV

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TVs/Displays: Flat Panel (Plasma & LCD): Sampo PME42X6

 

As plasmas go, the 42X6 lacks little in its feature set. It has a built-in NTSC (analog) tuner with picture-in-picture and picture-on-picture. Even 3-2 pulldown is included for interlaced sources. Other deluxe features include digital zoom for...

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TVs/Displays: Flat Panel (Plasma & LCD): Sampo PME-42X6

 

The Sampo PME-42X6 looks good-sometimes real good; it's way cheap for a real HD set, it's loaded with features, it's user friendly, it can hang on the wall, and it can do an outstanding job on DVDs, given the right player. Just don't expect the...

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Sampo PME-50X6 Plasma HD Monitor

 

The only thing that's less likely to impress me than a plasma display from a mass-market manufacturer is a lower-priced plasma display from a mass-market manufacturer. Yet Sampo has done just that. At $6,999, the PME-50X6 isn't necessarily cheap, but...

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Sampo PME-50X6 Plasma HD Monitor

 

The only thing that's less likely to impress me than a plasma display from a mass-market manufacturer is a lower-priced plasma display from a mass-market manufacturer. Yet Sampo has done just that. At $6,999, the PME-50X6 isn't necessarily cheap, but...

Once you find the right controls, the plasma cooperates nicely. For example, the color decoder is extremely accurate, which means that images are fully saturated, but faces don't look sunburned, and grass doesn't look like it's been watered with...

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This is not a TV -- it is a board for adding a tuner.

 

n/a

poor description / categorisation

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Best value of all Plasma TV's

 

Quality, features, value, and ease of use

Haven't found any yet

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Sampo PME-42X6 42" Plasma TV

 

Ordered this TV from another source, who promptly lost the order.

Great service personnel. Answered all questions and gave correct information in return

NA

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Sampo PME-42X6 42" Plasma TV

 

I got my SAMPO 42" plasma and TV tuner card from Costco over the net.

Size, Features, Wall mount. Good picture. Cost.

Need Tec Support. Can not get PIP or POP to work.

Product Specifications

The 50-inch PME-50X6, featuring a 1366 x 768 native resolution, incorporates a high-performance, robust feature-set designed to address the stringent video display demands of video enthusiasts at a level of affordability that will serve to further break down the barrier of adoption of plasma display technology for consumers and businesses alike. To generate smooth motion video with minimal video artifacts, the PME-50X6 features the advanced digital image processing of Sampo's MotionDSC Digital Processor. The quiet display also incorporates a host of value-added features including: picture-in-picture and side-by-side picture, 3: 2 pull-down for film scan conversion, dual high-definition component video inputs, HDTV signal compatibility, user-selectable color temperature controls, a standard DVI-D with HDCP interface, optional TV tuner, and an integrated premium sound system consisting of built-in speakers, integrated audio amplifier and BBE and SRS sound processors. Addressing the stringent video display requirements of commercial users, Sampo's PME-50X6 features an enhanced set of picture adjustments, accessible through on-screen menus and a full-featured remote control. Other business-friendly features include a wide viewing angle, front panel lockout, and low power consumption. Designed to provide the best value in the category, the PME-50X6 incorporates a full feature set including: advanced digital image processing, internal video scaler, line doubler, standard DVI-D interface, 3D Digital Comb filter, picture-in-picture, side-by-side picture, 3: 2 pull-down, digital zoom modes, dual HD component video inputs, discrete calibration memory by video input, direct input selection keys, discrete power on/off, built-in internal amplification and speakers, BBE Sound maximizer, SRS Sound Processing, bass extension circuitry, selectable fixed/variable audio outputs, and HDTV signal compatibility.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.7in
Height:25.5in
Width:40.9in

DVD

Type: None

Header

Manufacturer:Sampo
Model:42X6
Product Line:Sampo PME

Television

Brightness:700cd/m2
Diagonal Size:42in
Diagonal Size (cm):105cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:400:1
PC Interface:DVI / VGA (HD-15)
Resolution:1280 x 1024
Technology:Plasma (PDP)
Type:Plasma panel
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video
Viewing Angle:160 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP) / Picture-on-picture (POP)
TV Tuner Presence: No
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