Overall this was an excellent deal and an excellent TV.
9 August 2012
Summary: I read lot of reviews stating the sound quality is not so good, but I found it to have great sound quality. The only downfall is the picture setting. You have to set it to fit your liking to get the best quality and it will take some time. I found that the movie setting works well for me after I adjusted it a little.
Summary: I read a lot of reviews before purchasing this HDTV, and thought it was a good deal for the money I spent on the set. The picture is incredible! True HD look, clear and crisp. The one thing I was concerned about was the reported fluctuation in the volume level, but I've not experienced that at all. I'm really glad I bought this Vizio, and, so far, would recommend it to anyone.
Summary: I got it for a very good price and it operates perfectly. The on-screen programming is simple and direct. I could wish for a one button Closed Captioning control, but the television lacks nothing else.
Summary: Buy Dakota has been wonderful to deal with. They refunded the price of the extended warranty that I purchased through them, when the unit arrived DOA, and they have followed up to make sure I was satisfied. Vizio was a whole different story It took Vizio 18 days to get a technician out to repair it, and the Vizio Customer Service folks were barely responsive, insisting first that it was simply a faulty remote.
Summary: I was a little hesitant to buy this big of a product online. I have never paid this much money for a product online before and was a little scared. Other things that cost a little less was like no big deal, not a big loss if something happened. Because this was free shipping, if something happened, I was responsible for the return shipping and that alone would have been too much for me. But, this was the best purchase I have ever made! I am so glad I bought this tv.
Summary: After learning the basic knowledge of HDTV, I selected the VIZIO 47 inch set. Just the right size for the viewing distance of the room. Too big is uncomfortable. The fast install page and book instructions were very informative. The price was less than competitive HDTV units and I am pleased with the picture product.