Panasonic TX-L32V10B Review: 32 Inch Full HD 1080p LCD Television

Small and medium sized homes that want to experience LCD might prefer the Panasonic TX-L32V10B. This is a feature-packed TV boasting of several capabilities plus being HD or high definition ready. You can do a lot of activities on this set, such as watching movies or your favorite programs, playing games or viewing photos. You should read the guidelines first and what's included in the package before confirming your order. Here are some details.


The Panasonic TX-L32V10B has an integrated TV tuner. You get DVB-T and Freesat digital tuners plus a PLL synthesizer 100-position auto-search tuner. The CATV is compatible in the UK, plus you get Nicam broadcast stereo reception. There's also Teletext reception (2000p Fastext level 2.5). For the receiving system, you can choose Freesat, PAL-I or DVB-T. For the AV input receiving system, you can choose NTSC, PAL-60 or M-NTSC. There's 32 inches or 80 cms of screen measured diagonally plus an aspect ratio of 16: 9. Pixel resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels which is enough for most small and medium sized houses. You also get a 178-degree viewing angle plus a dynamic contrast ratio of 100,000: 1.

More to Expect

The Panasonic TV lets you choose between different applicable signals for your PC like VGA, SVGA, WVGA, XGA, SXGA 60 Hz and WXGA. There are also plenty of applicable scanning formats like 1125 (1080) / 24p, 1125 (1080) / 50p and 1125 (1080) / 60p for HDMI only. You can also get 525 (480) / 60i, 625 (576) / 50i, 525 (480) / 60p or 625 (576) / 50p. The 100 Hz intelligent frame creation, intelligent scene controller and motion focus technology allow you to view sharp and fluid images even when viewing fast moving objects like when watching action movies or sports.

Sound and Connections

For sound, you get 1-way bottom speakers. There are two speakers, each emitting 10 watts at 10% THD. You can also select a couple of sound modes like music or speech. You get Dolby Digital Plus and V-audio ProSurround. Most users find the sound effects and quality quite excellent especially for watching movies and playing games. For connectivity, the Panasonic TX-L32V10B has a CI or common interface, Viera Image Viewer for JPEG, AVCHD and DivX playback. There are 4 HDMI inputs, 3 component video inputs, 1 PC input, 1 audio input, a 21-pin input / output, LAN port, digital audio output (optical), a headphone jack and monitor out.

Additional Options and Features

This Panasonic television retails at £ 395, which is very affordable for most individuals. Aside from the general features and special inclusions mentioned above, you also get more options like an electronic program guide, Viera Cast, DivX and DLNA, Viera Link, Viera Tools, multiwindow (PAT, PIP and PAP), Eco mode, Q-Link and Game Mode. You can also adjust the aspect through its controls, depending on what you're watching. There are on-screen display capabilities, child lock and an off timer. The power supply is an AC 220 to 240 volts, 50/60 HZ. Rated power consumption of the TV is 155 watts, while on mode average power consumption is 110 watts. The standby power consumption is 0.3 watt.

The entire package measures 777 x 578 x 218 mm with the stand and 777 x 511 x 67 mm without the TV stand. Everything weighs 14.5 including the stand. The TV is also compatible with standard VESA wall mounts, although this is not included in the package. Most people rate the Panasonic TX-L32V10B 8 or 9 out of 10. This is a very decent choice considering its variety of features, options and connective capabilities.

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