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Toshiba TheaterView H72 Series TV (43", 50")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the sound and size. The image quality and value for money are also appreciated, but there are some critical opinions about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba TheaterView H72 Series TV (43", 50") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Toshiba TheaterView H72 Series TV (43", 50")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Toshiba TheaterView H72 Series TV (43", 50") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

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value for money

50% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba 43H72 43-Inch 4:3 HDTV-Ready Projection TVToshiba 50H72 50 4:3 HDTV-Ready Projection TV

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The Worst Conceivable Customer Service

 

In December 2002 I purchased a Toshiba 50H72 Television. Six months later, in June 2003 the entire screen became green. The authorized Toshiba repair company came out and two months later still could not fix the TV. After numerous calls to Toshiba they...

None. Avoid Toshiba at all cost.

You'll get better customer service from you cell phone company.

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Looks so good on paper.....yet.....

 

I picked this up at a sale on amazon for about $1400 with shipping. This was meant as a replacement ...

Relatively cheap, easily movable, decent sound

Reliability issues, no 720p

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Looks so good on paper.....yet.....

 

Relatively cheap, easily movable, decent sound

Reliability issues, no 720p

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Deceived by apparent bang for the buck.

 

I purchased a Toshiba 50H72 in November 2001 because when compared to the competition in its class, I felt it came out on top with regards to size and features for the price. Indeed I would now say that my pre-purchase assessment would still stand if...

The Toshiba 50h72 appears to be a good value when compared to its competition.

I have had to request service 3 times in the first 13 months of ownership.

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Deceived by apparent bang for the buck.

 

The Toshiba 50h72 appears to be a good value when compared to its competition.

I have had to request service 3 times in the first 13 months of ownership.

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Good, low cost HD RPTV

 

This is one of the best deals if you are looking for a compact-size large-screen HD-capable TV.

Small size, only 20" deep, good picture quality, dual component inputs

No 720p support

Product Specifications

Movie lovers, rejoice! This Toshiba TheaterView 50H72 television delivers everything you've been dreaming of. IDSC Pro advanced digital scan conversion system utilizing line doubling, frame doubling, pixel doubling, and double sampling for the best possible progressive scan images allows the TV to accept and display both progressive scan and HD video signals. By combining the Black Level Expansion, Fine White, Flesh Tone Correction and Color Detail Enhancer, the TruView system automatically reproduces more accurate picture detail and true color. The SurfLock function enables you to see the current channel number and logo on screen while storing the tuner position in memory by pressing the channel return button and holding it down for one second. The viewer is then free to surf through all available channels and return to the original channel at any time simply by pressing the channel return button. Superb performance and comfort - that's what marks this TV.

Audio System

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:20.1in
Height:42.9in
Weight:117.9lbs
Width:37.7in

DVD

Type: None

Header

Country Kits:North America
Manufacturer:Toshiba
Model:43H72
Product Line:Toshiba TheaterView

Miscellaneous

Color:Silver

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

Television

CRT Type:Power Focus HD II
Diagonal Size:43in
Diagonal Size (cm):107cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
Display Format:1080i
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:4:3
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
Projection Display Technology:CRT
Series:TheaterView
Technology:Projection
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
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