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Toshiba REGZA CV505DG Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 38 reviews of Toshiba REGZA CV505DG Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42"). The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Opinions about the energy efficiency and usability are generally positive. The design and price also get good feedback. There are some critical views about the remote control. The color and sound get mixed views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba REGZA CV505DG Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Toshiba REGZA CV505DG Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42") from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Reviewers really like the price. There are some critical reviews about the image quality.


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

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba 37CV505DB - 37" Widescreen HD Ready LCD TV - With FreeviewToshiba 37CV505DB - 37" Widescreen HD Ready LCD TV - With Freeview

May, 2018

Expert review by : Chris Jenkins (

Toshiba 37CV505D review


It may not be Full HD, but we still warmed to this 37in Toshiba

Looks good ; Offers all the basics, Reasonable image quality

Not Full HD ; Limited audio performance

At the price, you do get a fair bit for your money, and even without Full HD, pictures still look good

Aug, 2008

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Toshiba 32CV505DB review


A fantastic entry-level model that teaches its bigger brothers a thing or two

Strong black levels ; Vibrant pictures ; Bargain price

Some motion judder ; Poor audio

A really good picture performer at a brilliantly affordable price

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : Chris Hall (

Toshiba Regza 32CV505D LCD television


Toshiba's CV series of LCD TVs aim to offer a high specs without blowing the bank and are available in 32-, 37- and 42-inch. But have they succeeded? We grabbed some time on the sofa with the 32-incher to find out. Considering the number of...

Matt screen reduces glare, useful presets, connections, price

Design a little bland, problems with signal reception

Considering the number of connections, the CV range gives you a big bang for your buck, especially at the small end. The design might not compete with some rivals, for example from Philips or Sony, but you do get a lot for your money.

Apr, 2008

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Toshiba 32CV505D review


This Toshiba's entry-level price belies its great picture and sound

Not the last word in outright picture quality, the Toshiba is a solid, competitively priced set

Jul, 2008


Expert review by : John Archer (

Toshiba Regza 32CV505DB 32in LCD TV


Toshiba's latest 32in CV Series LCD TV promises a lot, and all for under £500!

Despite being a touch disappointing on the audio front, I really like the 32CV505DB. After all, it also delivers great connectivity, plenty of features and, best of all, cracking picture quality for a knock-down price. Here's hoping it's just the first...

May, 2008

Expert review by : Jen (

Review: Toshiba 32CV505DB LCD TV


Everybody's feeling the pinch right now when it comes to finances and we are all on the look out for a bargain. The Toshiba 32CV505DB is an HD Ready Digital LCD TV for those of us on a budget. And for only £349.99 at Empire Direct, it's definitely...

Dec, 2008

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Toshiba 32CV505DB


The Toshiba 32CV505DB is a Digital TV with 81.2 cm screen under Active Vision Technology. This provides precision images in 1366x768 resolution and 30000:1 contrast ratio. Other features include electronic programme guide, comb filter digital noise...

For a 32-inch screen, you really don’t need a Full HD panel. Instead, Toshiba has loaded up the CV505 with smart extras that really do make a difference. A total bargain. Toshiba 32CV505DB is tagged with Toshiba, LCD and TV. Select a tag (Toshiba, for...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : John Archer (

Toshiba 37CV505DB


Looks rough around the edges but who cares with the diamond price!

Incredible value / Impressive pictures

Not full HD / Noisy SD images

There’s less to trouble us on the connections front, though. For the 37CV505DB shrugs off its lowly price to serve up the three v1.3 HDMIs we now look for as standard, as well as including the PC port that sometimes goes AWOL on relatively budget LCD TVs

Aug, 2008

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Toshiba 37CV505D


really good


Sep, 2009

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Toshiba 37CV505D


hd ready good picture

sound could be abit better

Jun, 2009

Product Specifications


Audio system:Nicam Stereo / SRS WOW
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20


Plug and Play: Yes


Color of product:Black


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D / Digital
Contrast ratio (dynamic):15000:1 / 18000:1 / 30000:1
Display brightness:500
Display Diagonal:32 / 37 / 42
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:HD
Noise reduction: Yes
Progressive Scan: Yes
Response Time:5 / 8
Viewable size diagonal:42.1
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.7
Power consumption (typical):168 / 173 / 204


VESA mounting interfaces:200 x 200

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes

Other Features

Audio Output:1
Dimensions (W x D x H) with stand:35.5 x 10.2 x 25
Power Requirements:220-240V (50/60Hz)
Speakers:10W x 2 / 2


Game mode: Yes
Teletext function: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Audio (L,R) out:1
Common interface (CI): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
HDMI ports quantity:3
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:REGZA
Number of AV connections:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RGB ports quantity:1
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:2
Subwoofer out: Yes


Power consumption (standby):0.7
Power consumption (typical):168 / 173 / 204

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL, SECAM / PAL, Secam
Tuner Type:Analog / Analog & digital / Digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.35 / 3.62
Depth (with stand):10.2
Height:20.7 / 23.2 / 25.6
Height (with stand):25
Weight:26.9 / 34.6 / 41.9
Weight with stand:41.2
Width:30.9 / 35.5 / 39.7
Width (with stand):35.5 / 736.2