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Written by Hank Tolman - Edited by Olin Coles   
Wednesday, 27 May 2009
Table of Contents: Page Index
Olevia 227-S11 27-Inch 1080i Widescreen LCD HDTV
HDTV Features and Specifications
Olevia 27-inch LCD HDTV Closer Look
Olevia 27-inch HDTV Detailed Features
Testing and Results
Olevia 227V Final Thoughts and Conclusion

Olevia 27-inch LCD HDTV Closer Look

The first thing that stands out when you see this TV is the width. That V in the model number means that the speakers are vertically mounted on the set. This adds about 5 inches to the width. This means, if you measured a space out at around 27-inch for this TV, you are going to be disappointed.

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You actually need at least 32" of space to fit this. I can't complain about the speakers being mounted how they are, though. I think it adds a touch of modernity to set. Also, the sound quality is better than I would have expected from a $400 TV.

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The next thing that stood out to me was the weight. As my first HDTV, I expected this to have a similar weight as my old TV. When I picked it up, however, I was quite surprised by how light it was! After a recent move, my wife actually carried in the TV and set it up. That's something I thought I'd never witness.

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This TV really has a way of blending in to the room. That way, when you enter the room, the focal point doesn't end up being a giant black screen with shiny edges. When you want to watch a show or a movie, the TV becomes the perfect platform for entertainment. And when you want to keep the set off and opt for another use of the room, it stays neatly in the background where it should be.

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The TV is a true HDTV. It comes with the ATSC as well as the NTSC tuner already installed. There is no need to purchase an HDTV tuner on the side, as you would have to with a lot of TVs in this price range.

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The most impressive thing about this TV is the stunning picture quality. The resolution goes up to 1080i. That's well above the 720p standard for TVs this size. The picture is crisp and sharp. It's beautiful. Even when not viewing in HD, the picture is amazing.



 

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# ConsumerSam 2010-03-03 20:27
The Sony RM-VL 610 remote for $29.99 works perfect as a replacement remote control.
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# A CODEJonnie 2010-03-04 09:39
DOES IT COME WITH A CODE FOR THE OLVIA TV? IF NOT DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT IS
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# ownerdave 2010-07-06 11:50
does this come for code for jensen and olevia
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# RE: Olevia 227-S11 27-Inch 1080i Widescreen LCD HDTVAndrew 2011-02-16 05:52
When I was in the market for a new LCD TV I shopped around quite a bit. I sifted through reviews, poured through specs and agonized over every detail trying to get the most TV I could for my budget. As a DISH Network customer and employee I really wanted a flat-screen that could really give me that vivid picture quality that having the most HD channels in the industry deserves. When I came across the Olevia brand I was skeptical at first (being a name I hadn?t previously known about at all). But the reviews were overwhelmingly positive and the price was actually under my upper limit. So off to the store I went to see its screen with my own eyes?it did not disappoint. Once I got it home and hooked it up to my 622 receiver and started watching my DISH Network programming through it looked even better than it did in the store! Now 3 years later it has never failed to perform, I haven?t had a single problem with it. The Olevia HD TV was a great purchase for me.
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# standDave 2011-06-24 06:39
is there any body that has a stand for this tv as i did not get one as it was wall mount in our trailer is so please let me know thanks in advance. Olevia 227-S11 27-Inch 1080i Widescreen LCD HDTV Dave
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