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Toshiba 32AV555 - 32" Widescreen HD Ready LCD TV - With Freeview

by Toshiba
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

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  • 2 x HDMI: High-Definition Multimedia Interface is an all-digital audio/video interface capable of transmitting uncompressed streams. HDMI provides an interface between any compatible digital audio/video source and video monitor
  • Component Video Input: Component Video is a connection method used for delivering high quality video images. This is the best available connection for DVD Video pictures
  • Dynamic Contrast: Automatically adjusts brightness required by the signal. This system allows fine detail to be reproduced, without compromising the rendering of colourful, high-bright scenes, by dimming the backlight. Conversely, for bright scenes the ba
  • Active Vision LCD: Toshiba's high performance and flexible picture processing system offering different picture modes
  • Digital Approved Product: Allows a TV to receive free-to-view digital broadcasts through its standard aerial with no need for an additional digital decoder box

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Product details

  • Item Weight: 12 Kg
  • Boxed-product Weight: 15 Kg
  • Item model number: 32AV555DB
  • ASIN: B0012WTIFS
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 1 July 2006
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 52,069 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

Box Contains

  • LCD TV with pedestal stand
  • Remote control
  • 2x batteries for remote control
  • Full User manual
  • Quick start guide
  • Customer survey
  • Product Description

    Packed with Toshiba's own Active Vision LCD processing power, this 32 inch LCD TV instantly gives you Freeview with an eight-day TV guide. This gloss black screen is also HD Ready, so you can attach the latest hi-def equipment.

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    Customer Reviews

    Most Helpful Customer Reviews
    83 of 84 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Top quality 7 April 2008
    I took the decision to replace our old Toshiba 28" monster with this new LCD tv - I am over the moon with it! The picture is excellent, the sound is amazing too and the contrast ratio is better than most rivals - some of which are much more expensive. If you are looking for a decent LCD television you wont buy much better from this price range - go get one!!
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    112 of 114 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars I've just bought 2! 6 April 2008
    Having spoken to a variety of salesmen I quickly realised that when buying Plasma TVs the majority of the time your paying for brands.

    This model of TV has the greatest picture contrast available (as far as I am aware) at 20,000 to 1. And I was so impressed with it's credentials that I bought 2 of them. Since living with the TV I am impressed with both the picture and the sound and am yet to find fault with it.

    One salesman informed me that it will not view Blu-Ray DVDs to their potential... but I can live with that!
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    26 of 26 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Purchase and install with ease 3 Nov 2008
    I purchased the item on Friday and by next day 10:00 saturnday it was delivered. It was very easy to assemble and install. Picture quality is amazing with no ghosting what so ever. The refresh is excellent. The sound only needed slight adjustment with an increase in bass for the Sky+ box. All other settings are ok. This product is absolute value for money and worth every penny. I didn't even have to change the setting on the all in one remote control as our old set was a 28" Toshiba CRT. I am very pleased with the product and if you are thinking of comparing this product with any other, the toshiba wins hands down.
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    23 of 23 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars Cracking deal 14 Nov 2008
    Verified Purchase
    As usual with Amazon, great delivery, ordered on Sunday night, delivered 10am Tues.Free 1 months trail of Amazon prime)
    Set up was really easy. Great picture quality and sound. My only reason for not giving it 5 stars is that it takes a while to switch channels(up to 12 secs from pushing the button to the channel selected having an info free screen). This is my first flat screen lcd tv so I emailed Toshiba, they replied within a couple of hours saying this was normal. It's a bit of a pain when channel hoppping but I can live with that.

    After a few weeks of owning this TV, I've decided to add to my review. Still can't fault the picture/sound quality and the overall look of the TV, but the time taken to switch channels is starting to get a little annoying. Also, the response time when scrolling up/down in the "tv guide" is slow. Sometimes you think the tv hasn't received the signal, go to scroll again, then jump 2 places.
    I don't know if this is normal(it would appear so, given the response from Toshiba) with these TV's, but if it is, it is a little dissapointing.
    I would drop this down to 3 stars because of this but it appears that you can't adjust the star ratings.
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    45 of 46 people found the following review helpful
    3.0 out of 5 stars Looks great, but..... 12 Jan 2009
    Installed my new Toshiba on the wall in my kitchen on Saturday, looks great! Unit is well finished and has a quality look to it, no tackey, shiney silver bits. Auto install worked well and picture quality is very good. Sound quality though, is dissappointing. Using the built-in speakers I was not expecting thumping bass and crisp treble, but even after adjusting all sound settings can't get away from the tinny sound even with the Bass Boost at maximum.
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    37 of 38 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars great value 9 Aug 2008
    Verified Purchase
    I bought this in combo with a Philips DVP5980 - Multi-region capable DVD Player With 1080P Upscaling and HDMI. I mostly watch stuff on computer but wanted to get back to a TV/DVD setup - but didn't want to buy high end stuff at this stage. I have previously had CRT wide screens (32" Metz, Philips) and didn't expect this to measure up to CRT...

    This also needs to be used by my 86 year old uncle so that had to be taken into consideration.

    We are also in Norfolk with marginal Freeview reception so the dual tuner (this set can also do straight analogue reception) was also a consideration.

    Ok that's the context.

    As a 'comparatively cheap' 720p LCD TV this thing is great value (350)!

    First bonus - the freeview tuner is good enough to pick up most (not all) freeview channels from Sandy Heath it seems.

    Second, remote is great for my Uncles use - on/off, channel up/dn, volume up/dn are the biggest most obvious buttons and should be as easy to use as 'old tv' remote (I tend to use my Logitech Harmony 785 Advanced Universal Remote - Universal remote control - infrared...)

    Viewing wise - out of the box its as bright as hell and over saturated - it has plenty of adjustment - so you should be able to get a picture which pleases your eyes - plenty of contrast - daytime and nightime are both fine...

    It really shines if you give it a good source - eg a music video via hdmi upscaling to 720p - crystal clear picture. Very little motion artifacts.

    Third bonus, the sound out this tv is pretty amazing for internal speakers - so although I miss my old surround system like heck - this is a very good stereo alternative with ample volume.
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    36 of 37 people found the following review helpful
    5.0 out of 5 stars Spot a superb picture 31 Oct 2008
    By H. Leah
    I procrastinated over which TV to get to replace our existing LCD - and I'm so glad I bought this!

    The picture is superb to the point that instead of watching what was going on I was mesmerised by what poor skin the actors had! And the clothes that the actors were wearing looked as though I could just reach over and stroke the material.

    It was really easy to set up as well although I was bemused trying to find where the aerial went as everything else was so clearly marked.

    I'd recommend this TV to any of my friends.
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    Most Recent Customer Reviews
    5.0 out of 5 stars great present
    this was bought for my elderly father who found it easy to use and the picture sharp he could see clearly
    Published 6 months ago by I. Murray
    5.0 out of 5 stars Still going strong
    Bought this product in 2008 and it has been brilliant, very easy to use and has never broken, would recommend.
    Published 19 months ago by Ally Williams
    3.0 out of 5 stars Xmas gift
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    Published 20 months ago by JR Household
    4.0 out of 5 stars Best Value with great style
    Bought one of these recently as a second TV so didnt want to pay a fortune, and did not require full HD as it is connected to a standard definition source, not HD. Read more
    Published on 22 July 2009 by Cl Newlin
    5.0 out of 5 stars toshiba 32av555
    a very good tv, at its price!. i brought this tv for my bedroom. i have a 36 inch crt tv in my reception. it cost me about 2000 pounds. so you can see how prices have come down. Read more
    Published on 12 May 2009 by F. Adams
    4.0 out of 5 stars Toshiba 32AV555 - 32" Widescreen HD Ready LCD TV - With Freeview
    I have been promising to treat myself to a new TV for some time, I decided the time had come to buy. Read more
    Published on 24 April 2009 by James Martin Everett
    5.0 out of 5 stars Thrilled
    Fast delivery and well packaged.Easy instructions and everything worked straight away. Wonderful images so much better than my old TV.I can recomend this TV. Read more
    Published on 23 April 2009 by Mr. R. A. Myles
    3.0 out of 5 stars Sound quality very poor when playing DVD's
    I bought this TV primarily to watch DVD's with an upscaling DVD player (also bought from Amazon) using an HDMI connection from the DVD player to the TV, but also to watch TV. Read more
    Published on 22 April 2009 by Somerset
    2.0 out of 5 stars do not buy
    I am no expert on LCD tvs, however I know one that takes forever to change channels, has poor sound quality and everybody looks like they have a bad case of sunburn. Read more
    Published on 21 April 2009 by Stephen Fee
    4.0 out of 5 stars toshiba lcd tv
    great tv very clear picture and sound, a little slow turning on but thats just a minor niggle. i would recommend it for the price
    Published on 17 April 2009 by G. Hassall
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