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Sony KZ-TS1 Series TV (32", 42")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Sony KZ-TS1 Series TV (32", 42"). 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 usability and durability. The design and image quality also get good feedback. There are some less positive views about the price.

tuner, image quality, design, durability, usability

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On average, users rate this product 69/100.

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(Based on 12 reviews)

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Expert review by: Ron Williams (hometheater.com)

Sony KZ-42TS1 42-Inch Plasma TV

 

There's a new wave in consumer plasma panels, and Sony's KZ-42TS1 is riding it. What makes this model different from all of the other plasma panels we've reviewed? The KZ-42TS1 is a self-contained unit with a built-in NTSC tuner and two stereo speakers...

Jul, 2002

Expert review by: Ron Williams (hometheatermag.com)

Sony KZ-42TS1 42-Inch Plasma TV

 

There's a new wave in consumer plasma panels, and Sony's KZ-42TS1 is riding it. What makes this model different from all of the other plasma panels we've reviewed? The KZ-42TS1 is a self-contained unit with a built-in NTSC tuner and two stereo speakers...

The TV offers three color-temperature settings. Adjusting the RGB white levels will create a warmer to cooler picture to match your tastes, and you can name your setting position. The Pixel Adjust feature allows you to adjust the pixels for sharper...

Jul, 2002

EISA Award - Best Product

Expert review by: EISA (eisa.eu)

SONY KZ-32TS1

 

A bigger-screen television doesn't have to be gigantic, as Sony demonstrates with its 13-centimeter-depth KZ-32TS1. Concealed behind its elegant faade are a 32-inch plasma display, a fully-featured television tuner and all signal connections. All the...

Jun, 2002

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Buyer's Remorse

 

Nice style, built-in tuner & speakers, okay picture from 15'

Low contrast, lots of pixelation, retains images too quickly

Oct, 2002

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Great Plasma Screen Tv, Jeez, the cost so much!

 

Great Plasma Screen Tv

Jeez, the cost so much!

Aug, 2002

Consumer review by: (shopzilla.com)

Sony Flat Screen TV

 

It's a great space saver, have seen ad on tv

A little pricey

Aug, 2002

Consumer review by: scenario (epinions.com)

Sony WEGA KZ-42TS1 42 in. Plasma TV

 

Nice styling, built-in tuner & speakers, okay picture from 15'

Poor contrast, lots of pixelation, image retention & fan noise

Oct, 2002

Consumer review by: bankrupt (epinions.com)

Sony 32" Plasma

 

I have to say first that I'm real partial to Sony. My first Sony TV that I bought was in 1986 (a 25" XBR), and it just croaked this year.

Great performer with great looks.

Price

Jul, 2002

Product Specifications

Indulge in lifelike sound, the pure reproduction of film sources, and astounding image detail as you immerse yourself in a television experience that could only be Sony's KZ-32TS1 Plasma WEGA TV, coming in "one package" concept design - horizontal speaker system, TV tuner and input/output terminal integrated. Watch as Sony's exclusive picture enhancements go to work

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:5.2in
Height:24.7in
Weight:56.2lbs
Width:33.7in

DVD

Type: None

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:32TS1
Product Line:Sony KZ

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Television

Diagonal Size:32in
Diagonal Size (cm):82cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
Display Format:1080i
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:500:1
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:852 x 1024
Series:WEGA
Technology:Plasma (PDP)
Type:Plasma TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video
Viewing Angle:160 degrees
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

TV Tuner Presence: Yes