GE D52GW12 52" HD Rear-Projection Television

28 ratings (21 Epinions reviews)
Epinions Product Rating: OK
5 stars
3
4 stars
3
3 stars
2
2 stars
1 star
12
Share This!
  Ask friends for feedback

    Highest Rated Consumer Review by the Community

  • The price is Great

    Sep 1, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great price, decent picture, works in lighted areas, big HD monitor.
    Cons: Poor sound, one component input and component is only HD input.

    Summary: I enjoy movies and television. I have a good sound system with a sunfire connected to paradigm speakers. So I was looking for a television to go along with this sound system. I was able to purchase this television for 900 dollars. The picture ... read more

  • Burning Smell - Broken after 4 years

    Mar 12, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Smoked, but did not burn the house down.
    Cons: Is broken after 4 years. Now junk.

    Summary: Purchased the GE TV new at Best Buy for $1000 brand new in December of 2004. Now 4 and a quarter years later it has stopped working. Shuts itself off if you try to turn it on. The screen is completely black , no picture whatsoever, even for a minute. ... read more

  • PLEASE RECALL FOR SAFETY!!

    Oct 12, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros:

    was a great television until it started to spark, crackle and smoke.


    Cons:

    Had only three years.
    Sparks, smoke and now no longer works. Purchased brand new!


    Summary: I find it a bit troubling that anyone would encourage others not to heed the advice of those who have experienced such a scary situation like that of a perfectly FUNCTIONAL television that starts to crackle and flame. Had I been warned a month ago, I may ... read more

  • Fire Hazzard

    Jun 20, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: It was great having an HDTV for 2 years
    Cons: not worth $1000 for 2 years it will try to kill you watch out

    Summary: We've had this TV for 2 1/2 years and last night it tried to burn our house down. It' was on most of the evening and around 10:30pm it started cracking and popping. The screen went black and blue elctrical arc and sparks shot out the back. There was a ... read more

  • HORRIBLE AND DEFECTIVE CONTINUED

    Oct 29, 2005 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice screen size for price paid.
    Cons: I'm beginning to think that it may be a fire hazard!!!!

    Summary: I totally agree with Cherim224. We had our set for a little over 7 months when it started to crackle & throw sparks. The set would turn itself off and then on again, even when unplugged!! We purchased a PSP from the store we got the TV at and are ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Fire Hazzard call 800-447-1700 and file a complaint

    Jul 20, 2010 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Price
    Cons: Fire hazzard

    Summary: I found this phone number and filed a complaint today.  We need to file as many as possible to get any kind of resolution to this ... read more

  • FIRE HAZARD

    Mar 20, 2010 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Thought it was a good deal.
    Cons: Worse $1000 ever spent.Lucky our house didn't burn down! 

    Summary: Purchased tv 5 yrs ago from Best Buy with a 4yr protection plan that expired 1 year ago  Last night while watching tv we heard a popping noise followed by a bunch of sparks from under the back of the tv. The screen went  black and we smelled ... read more

  • Terrible Television there should be a recall on this

    Dec 7, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: When it's working it is good, good clear picture and sounds.
    Cons: I won't recommend it. It has poor quality on on and off power buttons.

    Summary: we had this for almost 3 years and we started to have problems with the on and off power switch, it will blink for a few seconds, this will happen 3 times, and won't do it again for another 90 secs, same process, but TV will not come on. It used to be a ... read more

  • LAST TIME I BUY RCA

    Dec 5, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: NONE. WEIGHS TO MUCH.
    Cons: PIECE OF HEAVY JUNK.

    Summary: I JUST PAID THIS THING OFF AFTER BUYING FROM ONE OF THOSE RENT TO OWN STORES FOR $3000 AFTER 2 YEARS OF PAYMENTS. AND THE DAMN BLUE TUBE EXPLODED INSIDE. REPAIRMAN SAID $800 TO PUT IN NEW TUBE. FORGET IT I'LL BE AN LCD OR PLASMA SOON, BUT NOT ... read more

  • Dangerous

    Oct 3, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: It did not burn down my house.
    Cons:

    I expect more than just short of for years out of a television.


    Summary: I have had the TV for just under four years -- of course I has a three year warenty -- and the TV has stopped working and smoke was coming out of the back. I am certain this could have presented a real danger to my family. I called a repair shop and ... read more

  • EXTREME FIRE HAZARD

    Aug 26, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: At least I was awake when it caught fire.
    Cons: Don't buy this fire hazard tv!

    Summary: Please do not buy this television. IT IS A FIRE HAZARD! All of a sudden this GE TV started popping, crackling, smoking, and then fire started shooting out of it all of a sudden. I unplugged it and waited a few minutes and then fire started shooting out!! ... read more

  • Stay Away

    Mar 14, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: HD
    Cons: stopped working after two years.

    Summary: This TV is a piece of crap. After two years green light started flashing then it would shut itself down. There's a reason GE stopped making TVs. Big disappointment. ... read more

  • Excellent for the price

    Feb 12, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Inexpensive, good picture, HDTV
    Cons: Only one HDTV input, 10" too short

    Summary: I bought this TV over 3 years ago, and have not noticed any of the problems people seem to be posting about. I Bought the Best Buy Service plan with it and currently have it in the shop to fix a few minor issues. 1=Put the entire picture in the ... read more

  • For the non believers

    Jan 24, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Good thing about this product is I was able to unplug it.
    Cons: Bad thing is I am out of $1000.00 + bucks.

    Summary: I purchased this GE 52inch HDTV exactly 3 years ago today. I recall about 6 months after getting it, my picture kept fading out but I figured it was the satellite dish causing problems...NOT! Now my TV has turned itself off (just like the movie Maximum ... read more

  • owned 2 years great TV

    Mar 16, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: everything
    Cons: nothing

    Summary: I have owned this TV for over 2 years and it has survived one 1500 mile move and 3 local moves. never failed, perfect hd picture, great sound, better with surround system. ... read more

  • Pretty Good

    Jul 3, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: High-Def pictures is really good, and its pretty easy to use.
    Cons: I gotta scratch on the screen that'll cost me an alot to fix

    Summary: I bought have had this set for over year and a half. It is a pretty good set actually. I cant complain too much as I only paid $600 from Best Buy. It had a problem with something in the lower left hand corner sparked and burned out. Forgot what it ... read more

  • Don't listen to them

    Apr 24, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Great picture Good Hi-def Works great for gaming Has good controls
    Cons: Bad audio, but easily fixed with some surround sound.

    Summary: This is a great television. Don't be fooled. I have had this set for well over 2 years. I haven't had a single problem. It's the greatest television I have. It's a bit weak on some color, but It's easily managable with the color adjustment, in the menu. ... read more

  • Crappy TV

    Dec 12, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Non
    Cons: Defective TV

    Summary: I bought this tv on black Friday 2004. Exactly 1 year and 1 week, the power supply had a bad connections causing sparks to come out of the back of the tv. Since I am a week out of warranty, GE doesn't want anything to do with this problem. I spent half ... read more

  • I'm happy!

    Oct 3, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: good picture, decent sound, cost!
    Cons: none really

    Summary: i got my tv for $1000 as a open box item at a local store. sure the picture could be a bit better but got that size and the cost i aint complaining. it dont black out until extreme angels it dont sound too bad ( i got my own surround sound that i ... read more

  • I don't get you guys

    Aug 22, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Great picture, great quality sound!
    Cons: None

    Summary: I bought my TV almost a year ago and I've had no problems at all. I guess both of you guys did not have luck and got a defective model. That is probably why you posted a review. When something good happens, nobody tells. When there's something to ... read more

Showing 1-20 of 21 reviews
Page 1 2


Related Deals You Might Like...

JVC HD-56G786 Rear Projection Television Lamp Assembly with Original Bulb Inside

JVC HD-56G786 Rear Projection Television Lamp Assembly with Original Bulb Inside

HD-56G786 JVC replacement Rear Projection Television Lamp. Lamp Assembly with High Quality Original Bulb InsideLamp for JVC HD56G786 Looking for Bare ...
Sears Marketplace
Ge HD61LPW175 TV Lamp

Ge HD61LPW175 TV Lamp

Brand new Ge HD61LPW175 TV Lamp with housing/module, Includes 150 days warranty
Projector Lamps World

$105.99

+$8.99 shipping
PL8818 JVC Rear Projection Television Units Assembly with High Quality Original Bulb

PL8818 JVC Rear Projection Television Units Assembly with High Quality Original Bulb

Replacement Lamp for JVC Rear Projection Television Units. Lamp Assembly with High Quality Original BulbJVC DLP Lamp Replacement
Sears Marketplace
GE Omni Indoor Passive Antenna 24731

GE Omni Indoor Passive Antenna 24731

Shop for Electrical at The Home Depot. The GE Non-Amplified Omni Antenna features chrome dipoles that telescope to 34 in. and a loop for quality VHF/U...
Home Depot

$8.97

+$5.99 shipping
Ge Omni Indoor Antenna For Tvs And Fm Stereos - 24731

Ge Omni Indoor Antenna For Tvs And Fm Stereos - 24731

GE Omni Indoor Antenna For TVs and FM Stereos - 24731 The GE Non-Amplified Omni Antenna features chrome dipoles that telescope to 34 in. and a loop fo...
eBay

$19.95

FREE Shipping
RCA Projection TV Lamp HD61LPW52 RCA Lamp

RCA Projection TV Lamp HD61LPW52 RCA Lamp

Sku:HD61LPW52-BulbBrand:RCA Projection TV LampName:RCA Projection TV Lamp HD61LPW52 RCA LampManufacturer Part#:C-669377 BulbFull description:HD61LPW52...

$70.47

FREE Shipping
Ge Video Converter Rf Modulator

Ge Video Converter Rf Modulator

New, never opened. In package.
eBay

$12.00

+$4.12 shipping
Ge HD50LPW175 TV Lamp

Ge HD50LPW175 TV Lamp

Brand new Ge HD50LPW175 TV Lamp with housing/module, Includes 150 days warranty
Projector Lamps World

$105.99

+$8.99 shipping
Ge Easy Adjust Antenna 24734 Hd1080p Ready Hdtv-vhf-uhf Tilts, Twists, Swivels

Ge Easy Adjust Antenna 24734 Hd1080p Ready Hdtv-vhf-uhf Tilts, Twists, Swivels

GE 24734 Easy Adjust Antenna HD 1080p Ready HDTV-VHF-UHF Tilts, twists, swivels to easily fine tune Only Four left.Please contact me with any question...
eBay

$6.99

+$9.00 shipping