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Toshiba AV500 Series TV (19",22",26",32",37",42")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 727 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the design and usability are generally positive. The sound and value for money are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the black level and energy efficiency.

image quality, value for money, sound, usability, design

energy, black level

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba AV500 Series TV (19",22",26",32",37",42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Toshiba AV500 Series TV (19",22",26",32",37",42")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 491 user reviews of Toshiba AV500 Series TV (19",22",26",32",37",42") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

image quality, value for money, sound, usability, size

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba 19AV500U 19-Inch 720p LCD HDTV (Black)Toshiba 32AV500U 32-Inch 720p LCD HDTVToshiba 37AV500U 37-Inch 720p LCD HDTV

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Toshiba 26AV500U Review – 26-inch LCD HDTV

 

Toshiba 26AV500U. Equipped with Toshiba's CineSpeed LCD Panel and DynaLight Dynamic Backlight Control, the 26AV500U adjusts the backlight intensity automatically based on the image content. The dynamic contrast rate is improvised up to 5 times in the...

The Toshiba 26AV500U is a great option if you’re shopping in the 26” LCD range. It’s quality and features compete with that of some big name brands like Sony but you can probably hunt this TV down for cheaper.

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Toshiba Regza 32AV500 32-inch LCD HDTV Review and Prices

 

The falling prices of LCD TVs have made larger sizes available for prices that would have seemed hard to believe just a few years ago. For entry-level models, the prices might seem too good to be true. The Toshiba Regza 32AV500 is a 32-inch set at a...

Good price, dynamic black light controls

Only two HDMI inputs, black levels not perfect, only 720p resolution

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Toshiba 26AV500U

 

The AV500U Series of LCD televisions is Toshiba's entry level offering in their 2008 lineup of TVs. These sets feature a 720p native resolution and provide the standard set of features for this range of HDTVs. For more information refer to the full...

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Toshiba Regza 42AV500A

 

The Toshiba Regza 42AV500A is a great mid-range unit with an attractive price point. It's not perfect but it will certainly please the budget consumer.

Supports 1080p and 24p ; Good sound quality ; Adequate standard definition performance ; Reasonable PC performance ; Integrated HD Tuner

Bulky Design ; Poor calibration options ; Image noise at 720p resolution

Finally, we looked at the sound quality of the speakers. In standard mode, the sound was clear without any distortion at high volume but sounded a little flat at times. Switching to "Movie" allowed a richer sound while also successfully blending sound...

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CAREFUL of Toshiba products!!

 

After 18 months of use the HDMI ports failed on this TV. All the other ports (component, S-Video, coax) continue to work. The image started jumping and stuttering and the TV refused to turn on for a long periods of time on the HDMI only, however the...

Good picture

HDMI port failed after 18 months of use

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You can't beat it for the price.....

 

For what you pay for, you cannot beat the Toshiba 26AV500. I found it for 400.00 + free shipping, but after owning it I would have paid 50-100 dollars more easily. 720p is enough for the size of the screen, and it has two hdmi ports, two Green Red Blue...

Price, bright, clear screen, plenty of color and brightness customization options, enough connections for a bedroom or office tv

Sound. Black Level

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Toshiba 19AV500

 

bought for college. small but still provides a bright and beatutiful 19" high definition display. used an HDMI cable to bring out its 720p capabilities with PS3 and HDTV channels and was amazed!

clear, sharp screen ; small, good for dorms or small spaces

none so far

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Very dissatisfied with the quality

 

Toshiba clearly has some LCD quality problems which have totally turned my against their product line

Great price and great features in the 19" category

Purchased one for my mother at Bernies in CT. First had a lit pixel in the lower left quadrant of the LCD. Returned it for a second one. It again had a bad pixel more toward the center. Gave up and bought the Samsung product for $100 more

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DISSAPOINTED

 

The set is extremely slow to turn on and very slow when changing channels. The color is kind of washed out and the screen is sometimes too dark and then will get brighter. The on-screen menu is difficult to navigate. The buttons for power, channel, etc...

The outside color is attractive. The sound is good

The screen color. Slow to respond. Remote is too big and some of the bottons don't respond

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Toshiba 22" HDTV

 

great price- on sale at Ultimate Electronics $349 this week

speaker sounds a bit tinny

Product Specifications

The perfect combination of "Quality and Value", the new AV500 Series features 720p HD resolution, DynaLight dynamic backlight control for deep black levels, and built-in ATSC/QAM Digital Tuning for over-the-air and cable-in-the-clear digital tuning capability. These models also include HDMI Digital Inputs, and a PC Input for easy connection to a personal computer.

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T: No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
HbbTV: No
HDTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video / No
PC Streaming: No
Picture and Text (PAT): Yes
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: No
Front AV Interface: Yes
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
PC Streaming: No
S-Video: Yes
Secure Digital Card: No
USB: No
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Unknown / VESA 200 x 100

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100 / 50
Frequency:50 Hertz
Full HD: No
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):Unknown
Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type:LCD
Type of Monitor:LCD
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