Sony FD Trinitron WEGA KV-27S42 27" CRT Television

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  • Sony Quality, Fair Price

    Mar 28, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: This TV delivers both picture and sound at a competitive price.
    Cons: None so far.

    Summary: The old TV just wasnít working anymore. It lasted almost ten years and survived six moves, but its last couple of months was difficult. We had to put the TV (and us) out of its misery and buy a new set. So we broke down and bought one, of course we ... read more

  • Excellent TV -- 7 years and counting!

    Feb 2, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent picture and sound, Sony quality, works great with DTV box
    Cons: Could use more A/V inputs, very heavy (although most big tube sets are)

    Summary: I bought this television in December 2000 as I was upgrading from a Panasonic 20" that I dearly loved. I had originally planned to buy another Panasonic in the 27" size, but Sears was out of that particular model. Much to my surprise, I was offered ... read more

  • Sony FAILED!!! POS

    May 12, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice picture and features while it lasted
    Cons: TV failed after only 3 years, cost of repair too much, poor customer service.

    Summary: Ok folks.. I know you are reading this title and thinking..SONY, POS??? Yes thats right... I have owned other SONY tv's and all have lasted for over 10 years. So when I wanted to upgrade my television set I decided that SONY was the way to ... read more

  • Sony.... not as good as people think

    Jan 6, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: 27 Inches
    Cons: Horrible speakers, Unrefined colors, Text isnít leveled

    Summary: When I used to think of the name Sony I used to think of quality, but boy was I wrong. My parents had a Sony 32" television and I thought it was a good TV, until I started to realize the problem of it. The 32" TV that my parents have was purchased in ... read more

  • 27 Inch TV King!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Apr 25, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Close to flat screen, great picture quality
    Cons: Not enough S-Video and RCA connections

    Summary: I purchased this TV 3 weeks ago to replace my 7 year old 27 inch Toshiba. I am limited to a 27 inch TV because that is all my entertainment center will hold. I read all the reviews I could find on this TV and decided but it based on the great reviews, ... read more

  • Who needs Wega?

    Apr 2, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent picture quality (terrific color), stylish remote, price, brand, (virtually) flat screen
    Cons: Slight tilt problem, S-video circuit problem

    Summary: In my opinion, this is by far the best 27" TV on the market (non-HiDefinition). For $400, I got a Sony (terrific brand name) TV that is as flat as a TV can be without being deemed a flat screen. I also think the remote is very stylish and very easy to ... read more

  • Do not buy!!

    Nov 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great picture, flatter than most competitors.
    Cons: Horrible slant or distortion of the picture geometry.

    Summary: I bought a Sony KV-27S42 27" TV and returned it that very day because of picture geometry problems. The second unit I received had the same exact problem only this time, the geometry was slanted the other direction making any kind of wide screen ... read more

  • Quality and Clarity is great!

    Oct 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Well built product / Well known name
    Cons: No major complaints

    Summary: My old t.v. finally stopped working so I went out in search of a better quality television and seen the Sony televisions at the store. I bought the sony because of the company's reputation for good quality products. The picture clarity is ... read more

  • Excellent Television

    Oct 8, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Ease of use, excellent quality.
    Cons: None!

    Summary: For eleven years, I owned a 19 inch television, made by General Electric, that was very basic. Nothing was wrong with it, but I was ready for something new. I shopped around, and found a 27 inch Sony Trinitron on sale at Sears for $379. $379?! ... read more

  • Best Buy

    Aug 5, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Picture Quality, Great Sound, Array of Features
    Cons: Price Tag

    Summary: I needed to upgrade my TV not too long ago. I had a 19 inch Panasonic TV which was really great. I was looking to get either a 25 or 27 inch TV. I wanted to either get a Sony or a Panasonic. When I went to the store, their prices were between $50 and ... read more

  • Sony makes good televisions.

    Jul 29, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great color, sound, not too expensive
    Cons: the power surge incident

    Summary: I am a college student and needed a new TV for our new apartment we were moving into. I figured I might as well buy a nice TV. I have always trusted Sony products, especially their trinitron technology. I shopped around and found out that ... read more

  • Top Quality at the Bottom of Sony's KV27S Line

    Jul 12, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent Value, S-VHS Input for High DVD Quality
    Cons: No Picture-in-Picture, If that Matters to You

    Summary: If you've shopped for a television within the last year, you've probably considered whether or not it was worth it to pay the premium for a set with the picture-in-picture feature. I'm going to give you a simple, direct answer to this ... read more

  • Really Decent TV

    May 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: decent picture and sound
    Cons: very heavy

    Summary: I bought this 27 inch TV because the price and size matched what I was looking for - and I got exactly what I expected. This TV has crisp picture, excellent color and the clarity of sound is impressive. Its best feature is the Program Palette Presets ... read more

  • A+ Television

    Dec 21, 1999 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Clean Picture, Little Glare
    Cons: Distorted sound at high Volumes

    Summary: This is a wonderful television! This television has a vertically flat picture tube and has exceptional clarity. This television usually runs around $400 and seems to be the best when you compare price, quality and options. This television does not ... read more

  • Express Customer Reviews

  • Don't waste money on this High priced TV

    Apr 5, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Brand name, Image Color
    Cons: Very high Price, Hyped Quality

    Summary: I purchased this TV thinking that its a 'One-Time-Buy' and pleasure for life. How wrong I was! After two years of service the Tube went dead for some time, and I could not figure out the problem. I contacted the repair center and they navigated me ... read more

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