GE D52GW12 52" HD Rear-Projection Television Reviews

GE D52GW12 52" HD Rear-Projection Television

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  • 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

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  • 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

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