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Sharp D43U Series CRT TV (26",32",37",42",43",46",52")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 448 reviews of Sharp D43U Series CRT TV (26",32",37",42",43",46",52"). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Comments about the usability and design are generally positive. The sound and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the energy efficiency and remote control.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sharp D43U Series CRT TV (26",32",37",42",43",46",52") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Sharp D43U Series CRT TV (26",32",37",42",43",46",52")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 265 user reviews of Sharp D43U Series CRT TV (26",32",37",42",43",46",52") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. Reviews about the design and sound are on the whole positive. The usability and price are also appreciated.

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89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sharp Aquos LC32D43U 32-inch 720p LCD HDTVSharp Aquos LC37D43U 37-inch 720p LCD HDTVSharp Aquos LC26D43U 26" LCD HDTV

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Sharp Aquos LC-D43U

 

Although it has a couple of weaknesses, the overall picture quality of the Sharp LC-32D43U puts it among the best LCDs of its size.

The Sharp LC-32D43U reproduces a deep shade of black; relatively accurate color temperature preset; decent backlight uniformity and off-angle viewing; sleek styling; ample connectivity with two HDMI and one PC input

Expensive compared to bargain models; subpar standard-def video processing; fewer picture adjustments than many LCDs; can't change aspect ratios with HD sources

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Sharp LC-37D43U

 

Its candy-coated case only hides the off-flavor center until you hit the power button. Sharp's 37-incher failed to re interlace some HD sources correctly in

Virtual surround sound great for minimalist bedroom installations

We expect more for this kind of scratch. Spendy features like a low-glare screen are wasted when you have to boost brightness to get a decent picture

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Sharp LC

 

The elegant AQUOS LC-32D43U LCD television easily enhances the décor of any family room, living room or den. With a true 16:9 aspect ratio, HDTV resolution of 1366 x 768, Sharp's Emmy award-winning LCD technology and breathtaking color purity, it is a...

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Sharp LC 46D43U

 

The Sharp LC-46D43U features a generous 46-inch LCD screen. The cabinet is mostly black with grey accents near the bottom. The speakers are kept under the screen keeping the cabinet thin enough to fit into smaller entertainment centers. The Sharp...

The Sharp LC-46D43U is a great value for those looking for a large TV without the 1080p price tag

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Sharp LC-32D43U

 

Excellent value for the money

I have had this unit for over 1 year, with no real problems. We have Verizon FIOS and the picture quality is outstanding in HD. The SD channels are a bit fuzzy, but I understand that is common with HDTV's

Sometimes I have trouble with the sound being fuzzyy

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Sharp AQUOS LC-37D43U

 

much better than standard def but not 1080p

good tv, not much experience with hdtv but i think this is decent

not 1080p X

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Sharp LC-32D43U

 

Don't buy Sharp LCDs. Stick with Samsung or Panasonic. Seems Sharp's LCD products break down, conveniently for them, after the customer warranty expires so that it forces you to buy a replacement part or new TV in general. What a waste of my time and...

Picture is only good if you're watching a DVD or surfing digital channels

After my year warranty expired, the remote completely died even with new batteries. Customer Svc said they can't do anything and suggested I purchase a new remote costing over $50. RIP OFF!!!! Google search and this is a common problem

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Purchased May 13, 08 from Dell. Easy to set up.

 

Perfect small-moderate sized HD TV for the change of broadcast services, has ATSC, QAM plus old cable channels 1-125. Picture bright, clean and at 720p native resolution. Have received non-encoded cable QAM channels. Have not connected to computer yet...

Easy to sit up, several choice of inputs for video sources

Labeling channels, advanced set up for channels, big manual

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Samsung OR Sharp?

 

Is it Samsung or Sharp? Confused. Title was "Sharp LC-26D43U" and your article siad "We didn't review SAMSUNG LC-26D43U.." Which one is correct? Too much turkey?

Samsung OR Sharp

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Excellent, Get it now

 

I give it a 10 to balance out all those low scores from people that are either unlucky or ignorant.

PQ is almost perfect.Cant imagine anything looking better at 32in

Speakers...? And thats it

Product Specifications

The new widescreen 52-, 46-, 42-, 37-, 32- and 26-inch HDTV AQUOS D43 Liquid Crystal Televisions further bolster Sharp's unmatched selection of sophisticated designs and its superior-performing LCD TVs. Sharp's proprietary Advanced Super View LCD panel enables a Dynamic Contrast Ratio of 6000: 1, enhanced Quick Shoot video circuitry for fast pixel response time (6ms) and wide viewing angles (176 degrees), so users can view the television from almost anywhere in the room. The newly-designed series features an elegant piano black finish with fixed bottom speakers and a detachable table stand for wall-mounting flexibility.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:3.9in
Height:18in
Weight:26.5lbs
Width:26.1in

DVD

Type: None

Header

Manufacturer:Sharp
Model:26D43U
Product Line:Sharp LC

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Television

Brightness:450cd/m2
Diagonal Size:26in
Diagonal Size (cm):66cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV
Display Format:720p
Dynamic Contrast Ratio:6000:1
HDMI Ports Qty:2
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:1200:1
PC Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1366 x 768
Series:Aquos
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video
Viewing Angle:176 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC / QAM
HDTV Tuner: Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes
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