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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 HDTV Detailed Features

The Olevia 227V offers a wide range of features that help it outpace the competition. Syntax Brillian partnered with ATi for its graphics processor in the 227V.

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ATi is a household name in graphics with their long line of Radeon processors. For this TV, they used the ATi Xillion Video Processor. It offers a recommended 1366 x 768 Resolution with a 16:9 Aspect Ratio for full widescreen viewing and a 1600:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio that helps to make the picture crisp and clear.

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This "no frills" set keeps it simple with the panel of buttons. Nothing too fancy here, just a sleek and slimmed down architecture. The power button emits a blue light when the set is turned off. Though it consumes less than 1w of power when turned off, this little light is very bright. Too bright in my opinion. When I had this set in the bedroom, the light was enough to illuminate the room. It was also enough to keep me awake. If you are going to keep this set where you sleep, you will want to cover the power button with something, or use a powerstrip and cut power to it completely when not in use.

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You are sure to find the input source of your choice on the back of the set. Along with the standard cable input, there is an RS232 serial input. This method is hardly used anymore, but it is still included on the TV. There is a VGA input for hooking up your computer, as well as an HDMI port.

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On the rear side panel you will find your audio out, component video, s-video, and standard A/V inputs. Also, down there at the bottom of this panel is a USB port for firmware upgrade. What a great little feature! Anytime the manufacturer has an update for the TV, you can go the site, download it onto a thumbdrive and upgrade the set.

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Also on the back of the TV are standard wall mount holes. Since the set is small, it's no hassle hanging up.



 

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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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