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Samsung HCN4226W 42 in Rear-projection TV

Samsung HCN4226W 42 in Rear-projection TV
alaScore 77

20 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 reviews of Samsung HCN4226W 42 in Rear-projection TV. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the sound and remote control. The color and price also get good feedback, whereas opinions are divided on the usability.

image quality, price, color, remote control, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Samsung HCN4226W 42 in Rear-projection TV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Samsung HCN4226W 42 in Rear-projection TV from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on People are impressed by the color. The price is also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive comments about the image quality. There are some mixed views about the usability.

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86% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Samsung HCN4226W 42-Inch Widescreen Projection HD-Ready TV

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: bruno99 (

Surprised by Samsung quality!


Nice picture, better than expected. Got it at Sears for 999

None yet!

Jul, 2004

Consumer review by: rvernier (

Expensive TVfor only 3 years of viewing


Good picture, sound, fit nicely with the layout of our living room.

Now junk after only 2.5 years. What a huge waste of Money!

Apr, 2007

Consumer review by: Kired (

A little tweaking, some patience will yield a beautiful picture.


Picture: The picture on this monitor is as fine as you can ask for the money. I believe this TV can now be purchased for around $999.00 and that makes it a bargain compared to fixed resolution set (i.e. plasma, DLP, LCD). CRT based Projection TV's ...

Great picture, decent input options.

It did require repair. Lack of separate settings for each input.

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: mgeubtn (

TV is a ripoff


The picture is okay

The repair bills

Nov, 2005

Consumer review by: brenstar63 (

bad experience


It has a DVI connector and PIP, it's light-weight and slim

small screen, it's better to spend a little more for a bigger screen

Aug, 2004

Consumer review by: rckstr (

Amazing Picture


Picture, weight, remote control, hook-ups.

Vertical viewing angles not good.

Jun, 2004

Product Specifications

The Samsung HCN4226W projection HDTV monitor is designed PJ HDTV Monitor Television to be the perfect alternative to heavier and bulkier 36" picture tube TV sets. Its 42-inch widescreen viewing area is set in a smart looking silver-gray cabinet making it the perfect choice for big screen enjoyment in smaller rooms. An optional riser/stand is available for storage or placement of a digital receiver.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers

Dimensions & Weight



Type: None


Country Kits:North America
Product Line:Samsung


Diagonal Size:42in
Diagonal Size (cm):107cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
Display Format:1080i
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Projection Display Technology:CRT
Type:Rear projection TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video

TV Tuner

dbx Noise Reduction: Yes
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-in-picture (PIP)
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes