Sony FD Trinitron WEGA KV-27FS16 27" CRT Television

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  • DO NOT Buy this TV, Unless......

    Aug 30, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great picture, great sound, smart remote that is easy to use, warranty, the Sony name
    Cons: I can save you $200 very easily- read on.

    Summary: ....unless weigh 787 lbs. and cannot get off the couch. Unless your butt is stapled to the couch. Let me explain what I have recently found out about this version of the Sony flat screen line. Oh, and do not buy unless you are more of a technology ... read more

  • Top-Notch Picture Box

    Feb 12, 2002 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Superb picture.
    Cons: I don't like the silver color

    Summary: In a nutshell, this is as good as "standard" TV's are likely to get. This set (purchased summer of '01) replaces a similarly-sized but 12 year-old Philips television that stopped showing color. Bummer... That was a great set. This WEGA ... read more

  • HISS! BOO!

    Aug 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's a Sony
    Cons: Lousy Customer service

    Summary: My bad experience is about Sony Service not the model itself, but if you are considering a Sony you should read this. I bought my Sony KV-27FV16 in January at Video Only. I had a 30 day return option with them (which I now regret not using) and a ... read more

  • I think I REALLY like it.

    Jul 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Tube size and its flat shape, PIP, picture and sound quality
    Cons: price, some options on remote

    Summary: This TV has kicked my family room viewing experience to a new level. The size is great. Normally, I wouldn't get all that excited about a 27" TV, but with the flat screen it gives the appearance of being much bigger. It's better than the conventional ... read more

  • A great buy at this time

    Jun 9, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent color, flat screen, tons of features, more than enough inputs for all your equipment.
    Cons: Heavy, geometry slightly off on my TV

    Summary: I picked up the KV27-FS16 from Sears, who price matched Best Buy for $600+ tax. Considering this is a flat-screen Sony WEGA with features galore, I am very happy with the purchase. PROS First, the sheer amount of features of this ... read more

  • Great TV but you have to pay for the extras

    Apr 11, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Flat screen, good sound quality
    Cons: Expensive & Heavy

    Summary: PICTURE: The picture is very clear, and the flat screen eliminates glare & allows you to view the picture from almost any angle. SOUND: This TV sounds great. You have the option of stereo and surround. ... read more

  • From Worst Nightmare to Best Dream!

    Feb 7, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: unmatched picture quality + flat screen = WEGA, picture-in-picture
    Cons: pricey, heavy

    Summary: For the past 10 blissful years I have been livin’ large with a then top-o-the-line 27-inch Sony Trinitron. It was (not unlike myself) all that a person could ask for: large, handsome, clear, and colorful (albeit a bit clumsy). Then one dark and dreary ... read more

  • I'm a bit biased, but...this TV ROCKS!!!

    Dec 28, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Perfect DVD picture, and the picture, did I saw it was perfect???
    Cons: exploits "normal" cable badly...

    Summary: Okay, I'm biased because I got this TV for $569 total. (regularly $699 + tax) so the feelings I have about it, may be a little nicer than the other opinioners have. Either way, I'll write my honest opinion. First things first: if you don't ... read more

  • Why Pay $2500 for a Flat Screen

    Dec 17, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: flat screen, good picture and sound quality, different viewing modes
    Cons: None at this time

    Summary: We needed a good TV for the bedroom so off I go to the appliance stores. I do make it a point to check several locations when making a major purchase. At the third stop of the day I find a TV that really catches my eye. The only problem with it is ... read more

  • Happy with my Sony Wega TV

    Dec 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Clear Picture, Great Sound
    Cons: Expensive

    Summary: While out shopping for a new replacement television one afternoon, the Sony KV27FS16 caught my husband’s eye. We were looking to replace the television that we had in our bedroom. I wanted something small, simple and cheap and he wanted TECHNOLOGY! ... read more

  • This tv has a camera in the screen. Who is spying on you?

    Dec 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Sharp, great sound, easy to use
    Cons: Maybe a tad expensive

    Summary: The Sony KV-27FS16 is a great television with out a doubt.... period. It is superior to every other television you could possibly show me in every possible way! The sharpness is absolutely stunning... like you're looking through an extremely clean window ... read more

  • Big Step Forward!

    Dec 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Best TV I've ever owned
    Cons: Pricey and very heavy

    Summary: How many of you can remember going from black and white TV to Color TV? (You're giving away your age here!) Going from the old round tube type set to a flat screen set is just about that exiting! My wife and I have been wanting one of these ... read more

  • Why the Sony 27" Wega is FOR you...

    Dec 6, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Exceptional Picture, Quality product, perfect size...
    Cons: Heavy, Sound is good but not great

    Summary: PIP... unless you absolutely want it, I wouldn't even consider it. There are so many functions that exist on the non-PIP version of the 27" Trinitron Wega, you will forget what PIP does. Save the $150 and buy a Sony DVD player. As ... read more

  • Save $200

    Nov 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Picture, Unique Design (color)
    Cons: Not good for light sensitive eyes

    Summary: "hwz1" said it well. I will re iterate it. This TV is great. But the model that is slightly inferior (I think it is missing PIP and possibly some other feature that must not be real significant) is a much better buy. This is the model I own. ... read more

  • PIP Problem

    Nov 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great main picture
    Cons: PIP color disappears and channels will not change

    Summary: I purchased this TV for the Flat screen and PIP feature, Price was $699 everywhere I shopped. After muscling it out of the box setting it up on a stand, we ran the setup and were really impressed with the picture and sound. After about 10 minutes, ... read more

  • Could it be? A Perfect CRT?

    Nov 19, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Awesome picture - sharp, crisp and vibrant colors,
    Cons: none

    Summary: I bought this television for the master bedroom of my house. I was getting tired of that empty space in the cabinet that had been there for the past 7 years. Basically, if I could only use one word to describe this product, it would be ... read more

  • WOW!

    Nov 14, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: S-video,Picture in picture
    Cons: None for me

    Summary: When I first started looking for a new T.V. I was lost. I did not know anything about comb filters, S-video inputs, outputs and etc. When I walked into the store I focused on this Sony. I am not sure why. Well I am happy that I did. This T.V. is great ... read more

  • cool set

    Nov 13, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: awsome picture,great sound
    Cons: kinda heavy

    Summary: i recently bought this new set as we lost our old one to a glass of spilled milk.so far this tube is awsome the picture is crystal clear and the features are killer this is my first pip tube. i use web tv and with the pip i can watch the news and surf ... read more

  • Want to be woken up at 6 in the morning?

    Nov 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: picture and low cost
    Cons: timer problem

    Summary: I am a SONY Employee and this and a few other TV's that we have manufactured have TIMER issues...this TV does have a wonderful picture, great features and a low cost for a TV of this kind. Unfortunately this TV will wake you up if you set the timer in ... read more

  • Great TV for video gamers (Espically PS2)

    Nov 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Sharp image, great for video games
    Cons: Pretty heavy (~100lbs)

    Summary: Well, I went down to Fry's Electronics here in the Bay Area looking to purchase the Sony KV-27FS12 TV. The FS12 is basically the same as the FS16, except without the Picture-In-Picture feature. However, since they were out of stock on that model, the ... read more

  • Expensive, but well worth it!

    Oct 22, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful picture, excellent sound
    Cons: A little pricey, but worth it!

    Summary: We were recently faced with the dilema; fix the old set (which was 16 years old but still had a great picture), or replace it. We decided that given it's age, just like with an old car, that sure, we could fix it, but soon after something else would ... read more

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