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Olevia 219H
5.8 out of 10

Olevia 219H

From the bedroom to the den to the office, the Olevia 219H LCD Read more

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Overall 4

Better Options Available

Bryan H., Newegg
20 December 2007
  • Pros: Stretch Technology works well. Good picture. Good amount of settings to adjust. Plenty of different connection types.
  • Cons: Audio is thin, weak and contains a plastic resonance. No amount of tweaking with the EQ can make it better. The audio alone caused me to return this product. Aspect ratio is 16:10...Why would they do this? On normal 16:9 brodcasts one can choose between stretch or aspect. The aspect setting shoul...
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Overall 6

Poor sound, OK picture

Mark B., Newegg
18 December 2007
  • Summary: Not a good TV, but cheap.
  • Pros: Big Picture Technology does a good job of filling the screen without too much distortion -- even on Standard Def.
  • Cons: Awful sound: thin, weak, with plastic resonance. 16:10 aspect ratio incorrect for High Def. Slow response on remote. Mediocre contrast ratio and black level.
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Overall 6

Great TV - If it works........

Anonymous, Newegg
13 December 2007
  • Summary: This would probably be a great TV if you can get one that works out of the box. Be prepared to return it, or, like me, just get another one at a brick and mortar store. Oh, and the startup screen every time you turn the thing on was a bit annoying.
  • Pros: Excellent picture (Read more later) Cheap (I payed $280) Built in HD tuner works well and has excellent reception
  • Cons: The TV came with two dead pixels. Without them I would have been thrilled with the picture, but I also later noticed after I hooked up my Xbox 360 that there was also a half second audio delay between the video and audio.
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Overall 10

Awsome Buy!

Anonymous, Newegg
18 November 2007
  • Summary: Very good buy. I don't know where the person who wrote the very bad review is, but you got a defective tv. Does not mean that all the tv's will be like yours. I would recommend this tv for anyone who is cramped for space
  • Pros: Very good buy. My friend got this as a birthday present and he loves it. There was nothing wrong with it and it fits his room size perfectly.
  • Cons: None
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Overall 8

Good buy.

Brian J., Newegg
4 November 2007
  • Summary: Bought this as a replacement for my old SDTV and have been loving it. I'm in a small room so this is perfect for the room size. Haven't tried using it as a monitor yet, but hoping to real soon.
  • Pros: HD channels show up amazing. Lots of in-puts for what I need, HDMI, VGA and component. 360 looks amazing. Sound is great for what I though it would be and the size is great.
  • Cons: Weird menu set-up that I had to struggle with a bit before getting exactly what I wanted. A small delay in changing channels and as with most sets SDTV is kind of fuzzy.
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Overall 4

Very Disappointing

Var L., Newegg
24 August 2007
  • Summary: This is my second Olevia. My first one I loved. For the money, it couldn't be beat 2 years ago. This unit, however, is extremely dissappointing. In light of other low-cost options out there today, though, I would avoid this one.
  • Pros: Great Price. Sound is above average for TV this size. Lots of input options. HDMI capable. Integrated ATSC and NTSC tuners. Screen is decently bright.
  • Cons: 5 Dead Pixels. Despite having native 1440x900 resolution, will not display 1440x900 from computer source through either DVI>HDMI or VGA cables. Maxes at 1280x800 (despite actually containing 1440x900). I can't find a resolution forcing program for Vista, either. As if this weren't bad enough, it ...
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