Sony KP-53V85 53" Rear-Projection Television

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  • What Is Missing With This TV...

    Jan 1, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Everything- the sound, the picture, the easy to use menu, the easier to use remote
    Cons: Not cheap, but worth the extra cost.

    Summary: I challenge you to tell me what Sony forgot in the development of the KP-53V85. In fact, $100 to the person who tells me what they missed. Hey, no cheating! You can search all the available resources and you will not find it. I promise. ... read more

  • I LOVE THIS TV

    Dec 18, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Great picture, wheel casters make moving an ease, easy on screen menu, easy set up
    Cons: None

    Summary: I searched long and hard before plunking down my hard earned money for a big-screen TV. I went to stores, read reviews online, asked everyone I know and basically researched this like a crazed madman. I know that all my research has paid off every time ... read more

  • Don't Sweat it. Buy this Sony

    Jun 18, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Picture and Sound Quality period
    Cons: Absolutely Nothing!!

    Summary: This is probably the only or last review you need to read. I'm not trying to be a pompous, arrogant jackass. Just that I knocked my head against just about every projection tv out there in this size and larger, and I want to save you the scars of ... read more

  • Sony KP-53V85 -- Not This TV, Not Now

    May 12, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Picture-and-Picture
    Cons: Overpriced

    Summary: If a friend asked me about buying the Sony KP-53V85 TV, I'd advise against it. The street price ($2,200) of the 53V85 is too close to high-def sets of similar size to make this set a good value. High-def broadcasting, and programming, is within reach of ... read more

  • Big Bang For The Buck KP-53V85

    Apr 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Clear picture from most angles, crisp sound, easy to use menu
    Cons: No complaints yet

    Summary: My friend bought the "other manufacturers" set....and now he is paying the price (price of regret). I love this unit. I can see football scores all the way across the house. The picture is crystal clear (better than you would expect from a projection ... read more

  • Daddy's old television

    Mar 31, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: They are the best great picture and you really feel like your in the theater.
    Cons: Nothing bad a bit loud sometimes but nothing else.

    Summary: This is the best television I have ever seen. My father bought Sony KP-53V85 when he was in Florida and he got it cheap. This television makes you feel like your in a movie theater no lie. The best thing is when you have surround sound. This ... read more

  • Going to the movies..... In your basement !!!!

    Mar 16, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: EVERYTHING!!!
    Cons: Can perfection be bettered??????

    Summary: My family bought this television about a two years ago. We are very big movie people and love the best quality products for our buck. This projection screen television is the best I have seen for the price. The viewing area of this tv is amazing. You ... read more

  • Get MUCH More For Less

    Feb 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Picture, Screen Sheild, Sound, Durable, Low Price, Sony
    Cons: Find One...I Dare You...

    Summary: I was in search of the best rear-projection TVs one day, and when I thought of the best, I pictured the KP53XBR300 and KP53V80. So, while checking out the selection at an electronics store, I came across one nice TV. The Sony KP53V85. It looked very ... read more

  • Buy this TV at a great price............

    Jan 23, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Wonderful Picture, Great sound, Show piece of your home entertainment system
    Cons: Friends keep wanting to come by all of the time to watch tv.

    Summary: The Sony KP-53V85 truly has an amazing picture. I looked at quite a few big screen tvs and did a lot of research on them. Out of all of the TVs that I looked at, this one had the best picture,sound and special features that I wanted. I actually optied ... read more

  • This TV Rocks!

    Dec 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Picture, Design, Audio
    Cons: None

    Summary: This is an incredible TV. I currently have the following components in my home theater: 1. Sony KP-53V85 2. Yamaha YHT-23 receiver and speaker package 3. RCA RC5215P DVD Player 4. Misc. VCR and video game consoles I ... read more

  • Big Screen. Big Value.

    Nov 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Picture, lots of inputs, solid sound system.
    Cons: Perhaps to big for some living rooms.

    Summary: Being my first experience with Rear Projection, I was not sure what I was getting in to. I have long been a big fan of Sony TV's, and have been watching Trinitrons for a long time. Recently, we found our direct view TV just wasn't cutting ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • quality tv

    Jun 9, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: picture, sound, features
    Cons: no button lock feature

    Summary: I agree with hwz1 almost completely. There is one thing that they left off of this tv that is a must for my family - a button lock feature. I have two small children who love buttons. The youngest one is constantly changing the channel or turning the ... read more

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