Highest Rated Consumer Review by the Community
Jun 14, 2006 by masri
Rated a Very Helpful Review
Pros: thin, very good picture quality, low price
Cons: occasional strong pink or green tint to faces
Summary: I've wanted a plasma TV for years. Ever since I saw Jodie Foster talking to John Hurt via satellite space station uplink in Contact, I've thought plasma TV is one of the coolest things I've ever seen. Unfortunately, I also remember the initial price tag: ... read more
Nov 10, 2006 by tomiyama
Rated a Very Helpful Review
Pros: Mostly price. Good starter plasma tv if yours lasts.
Cons: Durability (for me). Sound if you don't have a sound system.
Summary: Probably a bit late for this, I haven't looked to see if this model is still being made: I purchased the Sylvania 6842PE 42 in. EDTV-Ready Plasma Television on Mar 18 '06 - today, Nov 10 '06, the tv has just died; a loud pop, a large spark, the screen ... read more
Aug 14, 2005 by born2shop
Rated a Helpful Review
Summary: First of all this tv is ED not HD. We bought it today and its going back tomorrow. The contrast ratio is HORRIBLE!! It looked ok in the store grouped with similar entry level products. Once installed we compared the picture to our 15 year old sharp 25". ... read more
Express Customer Reviews
Jun 7, 2007 by gbirk
Pros: price 799 at brandsmart.
Cons: enhanced def, film appears on dark scenes.
Summary: the price pulled me in, i wanted an inexpensive 42 inch plasma for a bonus room that doesn't get used very much and since i have a cable box the ed ready wasn't a big deal. the problem is picture quality in dark scenes. their is a film over the picture ... read more
Jan 26, 2007 by bryant252
Pros: Picture quality
Cons: Sound is awful
Summary: EDTV is just fine for viewing on the 42-inch set from eight feet away. Right up there with HDTV at that distance. I agree that sound quality on this set which has stereo speakers built in behind the screen and pointing to the left and right, is really ... read more
Jan 12, 2007 by scrambleratv
Pros: 1-best buy around.
2-GREAT HD picture.
3-Very simple to hook up.
Cons: None that I have found.
Summary: After several weeks and many trips to Best Buy and Circuit City, hours researching on the internet,.....I decided what the hey, I have thrown away $799.00 before taking a chance to try and save a few bucks,....well, I didn't throw it away this time. This ... read more
Jul 18, 2005 by stonesc
Cons: Sound (use home theater system).
Remote (program cable remote as master).
Warranty (3 months labor).
Summary: I just purchased the Sylvania 6842PE 42 inch HDTV-Ready Plasma Television from Circuit City. The picture is incredible, especially watching Red Sox-Yankees' games. This is truly a wonderful deal when you consider the quality picture you get for the ... read more