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Sharp LC HV4U Series TV (30", 37")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 reviews of Sharp LC HV4U Series TV (30", 37"). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Comments about the size and price are overall positive. The usability and design also get good opinions, but some have doubts about the remote control.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Sharp LC HV4U Series TV (30", 37") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sharp LC HV4U Series TV (30", 37")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Sharp LC HV4U Series TV (30", 37") from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size and sound. The price and design also get good opinions.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sharp LC22AD1E 22" Widescreen LCD TVSharp LC22AD1E 22" Widescreen LCD TV

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sharp LC HV4U Series TV (30", 37")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 user reviews of Sharp LC HV4U Series TV (30", 37") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the size and price. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably.

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90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sharp Aquos LC-37HV4U 37-Inch HD-Ready Flat-Panel LCD TVSharp Aquos LC-37HV4U 37-Inch HD-Ready Flat-Panel LCD TV

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Mike Wood (hometheater.com)

Sharp LC-37HV4U LCD HD Monitor

 

Getting big is easy. Just lift weights and eat as much as you can. Losing weight is a little harder: less food, more exercise. The trick is adding muscle mass without adding excess fat. Serious fitness competitors endure grueling weight-lifting...

Sep, 2003

Consumer review by: wiseman (shopzilla.com)

Aquos provides the answer to most all your home video needs

 

Great picture and should last a lifetime.

Waiting to find something about Aquos that I don't like

Oct, 2004

Consumer review by: Clifford (shopzilla.com)

LCD is the way to go!

 

PICTURE, PICTURE, PICTURE! Inputs for PC, DVD, VCR, etc.

External tuning box, no smrt sound, fan sometimes make noise

Apr, 2004

Consumer review by: mainad (epinions.com)

This panel ROCKS!!

 

Resolution and contrastFlat profileLighted universal remote

Does not come with HD receiver

Feb, 2004

Consumer review by: mainad (epinions.com)

This panel ROCKS!!

 

I'm one of those wives that had to be convinced to get a flat panel. This TV did the trick. We compared carefully and looked at many options, including plasma ED, plasma HD, LCD rear projection (which was warmly recommended to us), and even flat CRTs. ...

Resolution and contrastFlat profileLighted universal remote

Does not come with HD receiver

Feb, 2004

Consumer review by: shwagg01 (epinions.com)

Wicked TV-Picture is Amazing

 

Flawless PictureDVI, 2xcomponent inputslookds great (without the speakers attached)

None

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: hawke75 (epinions.com)

Even better than expected

 

Picture quality, styling, convenience of connection.

learning mode on remote

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: hawke75 (epinions.com)

Even better than expected

 

After comparing several sets including both plasma and LCD at local stores, we decided on the 37" Sharp because of picture quality, styling, size and anticipated longevity. We bought the set from an online merchant in New York. Being in Boston we ...

Picture quality, styling, convenience of connection.

learning mode on remote

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: geffel (epinions.com)

Splendid silver machine

 

Beautiful picture, simple to use with impressive bonus features.

The manual is vague about a couple of things, especially 'training' the remote.

Jan, 2004

Consumer review by: ljinreno (epinions.com)

Unbelievable picture in HD mode

 

Awesome picture clarity and brightness.

Cost and unknown life expectancy.

Jan, 2004
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Product Specifications

The LC-30HV4U combines the elegance of AQUOS Liquid Crystal Television design with a widescreen 30" Advanced Super View panel that is HDTV-compatible (720p) and PC-compatible. The AVC System, a separate box that houses all terminal connections, minimizes clutter around the panel itself, preserving the clean look which is ideal for wall-mounting.

Audio

Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital DTS
Audio system:10W + 10W / 20W stereo (10W + 10W )/ AVC System: SCART x 3, Component In, AV/S-Video In, AV Out, PC / (RGB) In, Digital Audio(S/PDIF) Out, RS-232C, Headphones / NICAM, A2-Stereo Decoder / Dolby Virtual Surround, 1-Bit Technologie, BBE Sound-System /2 x 5 Watt / NICAM/A2 / Virtual Dolby Surround. NICAM/A2 Stereo Sound / Y
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10 / 3 / 6

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:N
DLNA Certified: No

Design

Color of product:Black / White

Display

3D:N
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):100000:1 / 10000:1
Contrast ratio (typical):1500:1 / 500:1 / 700:1 / 800:1
Display brightness:250 / 400 / 430 / 450
Display Diagonal:21.6 / 22 / 30 / 37
Display Diagonal (metric):21.7
Display Resolution:1280 x 768 / 1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080 / 854 x 480
Display Technology:LED
HD type:Full HD / HD / Not supported
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:100
Motion interpolation technology:Active Motion
Progressive Scan: No
Response Time:16 / 6
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1366 x 768 / 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080p
Viewing angle, horizontal:170 / 176
Viewing angle, vertical:160 / 170 / 176

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Energy efficiency compliance:A / Unspecified
Power consumption (max):40
Power consumption (sleep mode):0.8
Power consumption (standby):0.5 / 0.9
Power consumption (typical):173 / 20 / 48

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:100 x 100 / 200 x 200

Management Features

Number of OSD languages:13
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Other Features

Audio Output:1
Display:Black TFT & ASV (Advanced Super View) / 30" (76.2cm) LCD Color TV 75cm / Black TFT & ASV (Advanced Super View) / 37" (94cm) LCD Colour TV / TFT
HDMI: Yes
Power Requirements:220-240 V, 50Hz
Speakers:2 / 8.0cm x 2 (Fixed Speaker) 10W x 2
Stand-by LED: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:2.09
Package height:12.4
Package width:20.1

Performance

Audio formats supported:AAC, AC3, EAC3, M4A, MP3, OGG, WMA
Card reader integrated: No
Extended PVR: Yes
High Dynamic Range Imaging (HDRI):N
Image formats supported:BMP, JPG, PNG
Subtitle formats supported:MKV
Supported file systems:FAT16, FAT32, NTFS
Teletext function: No
Video compression format:ASF, AVI, FLV, M2TS, M4V, MKV, MP4, MPG, RM, RMVB, SWF, VOB, WMV
Video compression formats:MPEG4
Video formats supported:ASF,AVI,FLV,M2TS,M4V,MKV,MP4,MPG,RM,RMVB,SWF,VOB,WMV

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio (L,R) out:1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Common interface (CI): Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Connection to PC: Yes
DVI port: No
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:Input 1: SCART (AV input, RGB input, TV output) \nInput 2: SCART (AV input/output, Y/C input, AV Link) \nInput 3: S-VIDEO (Y/C input), AV input \nInput 4: RCA pin (component) \nInput 5: D -sub 15pin, 3.5mm jack (Audio) \nOutput: Audio (Variable/Fixed) out\n
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub):No / Yes
RF ports quantity:1
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:1 / 2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:30
Energy efficiency class:A / Unspecified
Power consumption (max):40
Power consumption (sleep):0.8
Power consumption (standby):0.5 / 0.9
Power consumption (typical):173 / 20 / 48

Smart TV

Internet TV:N / No
Smart TV:N / No

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL 60, SECAM / PAL, Secam
Auto channel search: Yes
Channels quantity:99
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-T / DVB-T
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:20.1 / 3.46 / 3.86 / 4.25 / 4.57
Depth (with stand):11.5 / 15.6 / 5.51
Height:23.1 / 23.6 / 25.4 / 9.84
Height (with stand):14 / 25.9 / 7.91
Package depth:2.09
Package height:12.4
Package width:20.1
Weight:49.6 / 50.5
Weight with stand:56.2 / 9.04 / 9.92
Width:16.9 / 22.9 / 36.1 / 36.2 / 37.3
Width (with stand):20.1 / 21.1 / 36.2