Toshiba 42H83 42" 1080i HD Rear-Projection Television Reviews

Toshiba 42H83 42" 1080i HD Rear-Projection Television

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  • Toshiba 42H83 - Great value for your TV buck

    May 17, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great value; excellent features; usability
    Cons: remote control could be better; location of inputs

    Summary: INTRODUCTION I purchased this unit in April 2004 to replace a dead tv (Sony Trinitron 36"). BestBuy was having a special, so I was able to pick-up the unit for $1149 plus taxes. The other units that I considered included a Toshiba (flat-screen) 32", a ... read more

  • Great for 3.5 Years then...

    Jan 3, 2008 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Very good price, above average picture (for 3+ years)
    Cons: Hope you don't need service. Common problems are disasters.

    Summary: We bought our Toshiba 42H83 in December 2003; the picture was pretty good for 3-1/2 years then it began slowly deteriorating starting along top horizontal edge of screen. It started as a distorted margin about 1/2 inch wide across top edge of the screen ... read more

  • Good buy.

    Feb 18, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice picture w/digital cable or HDTV. Good size for small to medium rooms.
    Cons: Screen height.

    Summary: This is my first projection screen TV. Just picked it up this last Monday 02/16/04 from Best Buy. I originally went in to get a 52" RCA. When I stood there, the RCA was set up on a shelf just above the 42H83 and the difference was obvious. It's hard to ... read more

  • avoid Toshiba rear projection televisions at all cost

    Jan 25, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Price, affordable, size, no stand required, great 3D SRS sound, lots of inputs including DVI
    Cons: Visible image defects, white vertical line down the center, horizontal lines across the screen. Discoloration!

    Summary: I made a poor choice when considering the Toshiba 42h83 42 inch tv. The size and the price made it attractive. I read many horror stories of customer problems with Toshiba rptv's and didn't take it into consideration when I made my purchase. I was ... read more

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  • Toshiba 42H83 - Junk

    Jul 16, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: great picture (when it works) not very deep compared to other CRT projection TVs
    Cons: only has a 2-3 year shelf life

    Summary: bought this TV 4 years ago, 1.5 years ago the scanner module went bad like they do on A LOT of this series if not all of them, definitely steer ... read more

  • Toshiba 42H83 - poor quality causing high failure rate

    Jul 15, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Manual, straight-forward convergence adjustment.
    Cons: Unreliable

    Summary: After less than three years, the horizontal video synchronization is gone, making the resulting picture indecipherable. I should have obtained my money back when the first one, one week after delivery, started making intermittent popping noises, ... read more

  • Won't last long

    Jan 20, 2008 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Enjoy it when it's new, sound is great
    Cons: Four year life...not good at all

    Summary: I did a ton of research before buying this Toshiba four years ago. I thought the quality was good and that my purchase would be a good one. While we have four other TV's in house that are ten years old, this Toshiba 43H83 began to require a half hour ... read more

  • Best I Have Ever Owned

    Jul 22, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: amazing picture and sound quality. 2 HDTV inputs, with S-Video and an HDMI input
    Cons: I have found no cons to this unit. Perfect in every way

    Summary: After shopping for the best looking picture and doing extensive research on the projection tv industry I have came to the conclusion that Toshiba has to competition smoked in every category. I purchased the 42H83 and have had nothing to say but WOW! This ... read more

  • 42" toshiba hdtv 42h83

    Aug 15, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: -picture -sound -options
    Cons: none

    Summary: The picture is crystal clear. Also the colors are as bright as I have ever seen on a TV. Sound quality is also high. Manual convergence was simple to use. Very good ... read more

  • excellent picture

    Mar 25, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Picture and sound quality. Features such as 2 tuner PIP and freeze frame.
    Cons: The remote control cannot be programmed to control a DVD player.

    Summary: Purchased this TV a couple weeks ago. The picture is crystal clear when hooked up to my Toshiba progressive scan DVD player. Also the colors are as bright as I have ever seen a a TV. Sound quality is also high. Manual convergence was simple to use, ... read more

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