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Westinghouse LVM-47W1
4.8 out of 10

Westinghouse LVM-47W1

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Overall 8
8.0

Cheap, big and Good Enough

David B., Newegg
14 August 2009
  • Summary: For the Price this is a simple no frills monitor to display a big 47" image at 1080p. The lack of a Tuner is really not a bi deal since most of the people that would be buying this are using a separate tuner anyway. The Screen is REALLY bright.
  • Pros: This Monitor is a Cheap decent monitor for low price + free delivery... Works Well with Cable, Dish, etc.. Built in speakers + subwoofer are ok for the average tv set. Picture in Picture is sometimes nice to play with but not really that usefull since there is no tuner. No Tuner ( aka saves on co...
  • Cons: Problems with HDCP connection to ps3 via HDMI causes the HDCP handshake to fail and loose the picture .. (supposed solution is to connect a hdmi to dvi cord to DVI2 on the monitor. ) Its Just a monitor, If you are picking up your Television signal over the air this monitor has no built in tuner y...
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Overall 2
2.0

Dissapointed

Michael B., Newegg
8 August 2009
  • Summary: As you can see for me the Pros don't really out-weigh the cons, but it's still a great TV. I would but it again in a heartbeat. But the sound problem is so bad I can't give it more then a 1 Egg rating.
  • Pros: At first the TV was great, it has a great picture and for the price I couldn't find anything better. The sound is a little lacking, but so is the sound on almost all LCD TV's. I really like this TV. Some of the other reviews said the font smoothing on the TV was bad, well it looked great on all m...
  • Cons: After about a week of owning it, it developed a weird humming sound. Now I can barely hear any audio from any source on the TV. The sound is so bad the TV is unusable. I am sure glad I got a 4 year warranty on the TV. Also when using the TV as a computer monitor there is a bit of over scan at the...
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Overall 2
2.0

Nightmare customer service -- If you have defective unit - Beware

G C., Newegg
5 August 2009
  • Summary: Westinghouse customer service is done by other 3rd party service contractor. Do not bet your purchase on this brand. Westinghouse is only a brand without brand -- premium service -- Nightmare customer service...
  • Pros: Price
  • Cons: Westinghouse customer service is the worst service I ever had in my online purchase. My unit was defective and I had to send it back to Westinghouse on first day then I received the unit back after few months later. Once I received it there was a panel problem due to fedex ground. So i send it ba...
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Overall 10
10

1 year in and happy

Ryan S., Newegg
2 August 2009
  • Summary: I have my speakers, HD cable box, Wii and a Media Server hooked up to this thing and it works great. I bought this when it was around $1100 and it was worth it then. Only thing missing is a TV tuner which you won't need anyway.
  • Pros: Tons of inputs
  • Cons: Input selection from the remote can be awkward at times
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Overall 2
2.0

Bought new Westinghouse

vu n., Newegg
17 July 2009
  • Summary: Beware of the big W.
  • Pros: Cheap cheap for a 47" 1080p
  • Cons: Bought new,..then have problem with PS3. Repairman came by for a frimware update or so,...he fried it. Then told me to call Westinghouse for a replacement. 4 weeks later I got a Brand NEW REFUB TV!
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Overall 8
8.0

Not bad at all...

Anonymous, Newegg
17 July 2009
  • Summary: All-in-all this has been a good monitor/TV. However I did the smart thing and bought the 4 year in home warrantee as I've heard these things tend to die a rather young death.
  • Pros: I bought this to replace my Dell 30" monitor. That being said this is NOT a replacement for the fine Dell, but its close...kinda' I use my Mac as a total digital hub. I do graphic/web design on it... I have 2 HD TV tuners... I watch movies in many forms (DVDs, avi, mp4, etc...) This monitor cover...
  • Cons: Very much lacking as a PC monitor as far as font smoothing goes. My Dell partnered up with a pretty phat video card were incredible at this, but I knew this before I ordered this monitor. I did my research before buying and the font smoothness has been a recurring issue in reviews on the www.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Picture and Value

Dustin B., Newegg
13 July 2009
  • Summary: When we purchased this unit it was $1800 on sale and we've been very happy. HDTV technology is leap frogging. Quality is going up as price goes down. This unit has been a solid purchase. I've seen a lot of DOA posts. This happens more often on value products.
  • Pros: We have owned this monitor for almost 3 years now and have been very happy. We have 3 HDTVs and this one by far has the best picture. I need to put this in the context that we purchased all of our HDTVs 3 years ago. The viewing angle is eggseptional (couldn't help myself). Looks great from the si...
  • Cons: The remote sensor is very particular. If you get too far off, it won't respond. Unless you get a high end universal remote, it may not support Westinghouse. The DVI1 port does not work right and seems to cause the display to act like 1920x1088p (as opposed to 1080p). DVI2 and HDMI are fine. This ...
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Overall 2
2.0

screen defect

Timothy D., Newegg
23 June 2009
  • Summary: I don't expect perfection when it comes to electronics, if I buy a defective product and have to rma it that is fine. I do however expect when I buy a tv for the price of a used car that I should be protected for a period longer than one year, especially when defects like in my case can take longer...
  • Pros: Low price for a 1080p tv at the time I bought it.
  • Cons: I bought the 37" version of this tv which doesn't seem to be sold anymore. After about 1 year I started noticing a shadow on the right side of the screen which I miss diagnosed as persistent image, which you expect to see when playing games with static hud elements. Unfortunately its gotten darke...
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't get ripped

Kapil P., Newegg
15 June 2009
  • Pros: None
  • Cons: This review is not for the product but for the company in general. This is the worst company I have seen. They dont stand by their own product. I had a 42 Inch HDTV. When its main board stopped, westinghouse simply refused to repair because the TV was out of warranty (Not even out of warranty ser...
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Overall 2
2.0

Questionable Quality

Anonymous, Newegg
13 June 2009
  • Summary: I will never buy a Westinghouse product again. Be smart and go with a more reliable brand.
  • Pros: At first it had a nice clear picture. It was OK for what I paid for it.
  • Cons: After about 10 months, it developed what looks like a water stain over about 50% of the screen on the right side. It looks like water seeped from the ceiling on a wall, and is much darker in that area. Strange pattern. It has ruined any enjoyment of using it and has rendered it more or less trash...
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