Summary: We paid $500 for this TV a year and a half ago, and it's going strong. Good value, great picture, remote works great. It's perfect, except for one thing: the volume. We have lived in three homes since we bought it (attempting to account for acoustics or distance from the TV to the couch here), and...
Summary: I am writing this review after keeping the crap TV for 1 year and then finally decided to sell it in craigslist. TV started showing picture problems right after 3 months into purchase. Was very annoyed but RCA did send someone to fix it being in 1 year warranty period.
If your RCA 42LA45RQ goes dark and only flashes once at startup...
Borislav Kolev, Amazon
15 July 2012
Summary: This TV, while having a very nice display and overall good functionality, is known to have a few glitches that only develop over time. In all fairness this is also true for most other products on the market.
Summary: This TV was pretty good for awhile. Then the main board went - a couple of days after the wararanty period. Was told they have been having a problem with this particular TV and was told to call customer service. They basically said - sorry!
Summary: Bought this for $499.99 from BestBuy. About 80 days after I bought there was bar/vertical stripe on the left side . Video wasn't that great to start out with. Unfortunally I didnt purchase the geek squad warrenty with bestbuy (dumb me) and thank goodness it had a 1 year manufracturer warrenty.
Summary: Seriously, how does a company stay in business when its products cannot hold out for six months? I bought this unit on sale despite the large number of reviews mentioning defects. Should have heeded the warnings. Less than six months later, I am trying to schedule a service call.