Like everybody else who has posted here, I bought this TV for $98.00 on Black Thursday. To be precise about it, I stood in line for an hour and bought the right to order it online. It seemed odd that it took two and a half weeks before I could pick it up since the tracker indicated that it was in California the whole time.
Anyways, for that low of price and prior disappointments with Funai products, I set very low expectations for this TV. During the wait for it's availability, I thought of plenty of reasons I wouldn't like it. After all. how good could it be? It's half the cost of any other 32" 720p LED and it's a brand I've had bad experiences with before.
When I finally picked it up, I was shocked at how much it DOESN'T weigh, the first sign of cheapness, right?
Turns out, everything I expected to be wrong wasn't. I thought the audio options would be non-existent but it turns out that it has more DSP and EQ options than my $600 Sanyo 37". Overall the audio is good, not spactacular, but good.
Picture-wise, I thought that since it's a 720p/60hz, the picture might look like a paint-by-numbers painting, it doesn't. It's no 4D, but's as good as any other TV in it's class. Inputs are good, 3 HDMI, VGA, RF and USB thumb drive.
The only thing that I feel is missing (only because it's on EVERY other TV since Y2K) is there is no analog stereo audio output to send the sound signal to an external amplifier. There is a coaxial digital audio out and an analog output signal COULD be had by using the 1/8" headphone jack, but no regular RCA stereo audio outs.
Awesome bargain, maybe even still a good deal at the $175-$200 price point, which is what all other TVs with similar specs are going for right now.
I wanted to hate it, but try as I may, I just can't.
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