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Magnavox TV

Magnavox TV
Overall Satisfaction Rating 1.90/5
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    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: May 3, 2016

    I purchased a 55" flat screen Magnavox television November 2014 from a local Target store. It was a gift for my husband. The tv is hardly used because we are both busy and we also have a projector in our bedroom. It is mainly used for when we have guests. So now, it's May 2016 and the tv has a pixel going out and the panel needs to be replaced. The tv is highly regarded in this household (by my husband) so it is in emasculate condition. Never been dropped, nothing spilled on it, in climate controlled environment. There is absolutely no reason for this tv to be going out, other than a manufacturer defect.

    I call Magnavox to see what they can do. After telling them the problem, and after them ADMITTING that it is a manufacturer defect, they tell me they are not replacing the tv because "the defect should have come out within a couple months and you, the consumer could have caused the defect." After a heated debate, I ended that conversation with the rep and decided to call a lawyer. I am currently waiting to hear back about my options for starting a class action lawsuit against Magnavox. Keep the complaints coming, I'm positive they will be needed.

    16 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Original review: April 14, 2016

    The remote that came with new TV never worked. I called Magnavox directly for replacement. They did everything not to replace my remote. I ended up paying 28.00 to replace. I will NEVER purchase a Magnavox product in the future.

    9 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: March 22, 2016

    Brand new Magnavox tv just went totally blank. No sound, no picture and making high pitch humming sound. Called Magnavox and they tried to troubleshoot. Didn't work. Under contract it says fill out form if your TV ends F7. Did it. Never buying Magnavox.

    14 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: March 17, 2016

    Had this TV exactly 2 years. When you turn it on it flashes the Magnavox logo and then shuts off. The red power light just blinks. I replaced the power board and it still does the same thing. I will never buy another Magnavox product. Where is the class action lawsuit?

    23 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: March 8, 2016

    After moving into our new house I attempted to turn on my Magnavox 50" TV, it didn't work. So that started a process which has led me to now, almost one month later and numerous calls, I now have to send my defective TV back and will receive a replacement TV approximately 15-20 days AFTER they receive the defective TV! Very Bad Customer Service, if you buy a Magnavox TV, I hope you never have to get it fixed!!! I will NEVER buy another Magnavox!!!

    11 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Original review: Feb. 24, 2016

    Got a 43" tv in July 2015, for the past month been having problems with tv not turning on. Had to unplug it, wait a couple minutes, then plug it back in to get it to turn on. Now a new problem has started, I have a picture but NO sound. Adjusted all the settings but can't get any sound from it. It's still under a year old so I will try to contact Magnavox to fix it.

    10 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 2 stars
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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Feb. 16, 2016

    I bought my TV April 2012 and within 5 months of purchase, it turned off out of the blue and did not turn back on. Luckily, I did purchase a two-year warranty with Sam's and I was able to send it back and get it fixed. Well not four years later, it did the exact same thing, it just turned off. It's too late now to send back to fix and I refuse to spend any more money on this brand. If you are thinking about buying a new TV stay away from Magnavox! Invest your money on a more durable and dependable brand.

    11 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 27, 2016

    Bought 46 inch flat screen from target. Got in March 2015 and worked until December 22, 2015. It would turn on and immediately turned off. Took to authorized repair for Magnavox and they still have it (1/27/16). They have been very nice. Got a case #. Received a call today and they want to send me a box for me to load up the tv and send it back to them. When received they will send me a refurbished tv. I told them I bought a new tv and I want a new tv not a used one. Magnavox is a joke. I really wish we could get together for a class action suit. I know I'll never get a new tv from them. Please people DO NOT buy a Magnavox.

    12 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 4, 2016

    Clear picture and colors are vibrant. Easy to use and the sound quality is wonderful. It's the only TVs we have in all 3 rooms. They outlast other brands we've tried.

    8 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 4, 2016

    The site was not working properly when purchased, had a yellow line up the center of the set. Called Magnavox, they sent me a box to send the set back to some T.V. repair in N.J., and they are sending me a REFURBISHED set in 10 to 20 days. My warranty goes from the day that I originally bought the NEW set. I WOULD NEVER BUY ANOTHER T.V. WITH THE NAME MAGNAVOX ON IT.

    5 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 4, 2016

    My TV is a 50" Magnavox LED smart tv that I have had for 1 year now. It has a very clear picture and the colors are also very pleasing. Navigating through the menu can be a bit challenging, you need to have patience when we are not of the technology generation and this can be overwhelming. But this is the case with all appliances today. I have my tv sitting on top of my 52" wide electric fireplace which is a perfect fit.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 4, 2016

    I own an LG tv that provided me with excellent picture quality and reliability. Recently bought two Samsung smart tv. Picture best I have ever seen. Technology associated with the new smart tv is state of the art. No need for separate streaming devices. Can search the web with both Samsung tv. Great value.

    5 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Jan. 4, 2016

    I've owned 3 Magnavox TVs of different size and configuration (ie) the older bulky 21", larger 36" light/flat screen and a larger 40" flat screen. They have all performed well and the older one lasted about 12 yrs. They don't have all the fancy 'do-dads' that you don't use anyway and are very price competitive because of it.

    5 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Dec. 28, 2015

    At one time I had owned a Magnavox Television from 1992 until 2012. It was perfectly good working conditions for the entire duration of ownership. I have made another purchase of Magnavox brand televisions, which is the newer model (flat screen), and I simply love it!!! It has a great picture quality and clarity, good sound and excellent performance. Over the years, when shopping for televisions, I always tend to look for Magnavox, I personally think that they hold their value. I would definitely recommend to family and friends this make and model.

    6 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Dec. 28, 2015

    Excellent in price, picture, and longevity with issues. Had my last one 15 years before it quit. Daily use approx 8 hours and would recommend the brand. I did purchase a new LG 6 months ago and very happy with it.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Dec. 28, 2015

    I'm a basic television guy. I bought it used. Besides having a big scratch on the screen it works good for me. If your life depends on TV you should shop it! But I recommend not owning one at all! The advertisement is designed to separate you from your hard earned money. The news is controlled and misinformation is all around! Read! But use your brain! Get outside, express your creative gifts!

    5 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 3 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Dec. 28, 2015

    Ok but Charter is world's worst cable TV provider. Picture is awful. An explosion occurs every time you change channels. Menu is crap. The price is much too high for what is provided. I get better TV with a small Winegard antenna from about 60 miles away. HD picture, excellent reception, no charge!

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Dec. 28, 2015

    I've got a Magnavox Smart Series TV (which is not an actual smart tv) and I'm satisfied with it. It's not really feature rich compared to newer TV sets, but it has a great picture and good sound, and I've had it for eight years without it breaking down on me. I've never had any trouble hooking it up to cable, DVD player or streaming player - as long as you can hook it up via a/v cables, it's good to go.

    4 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
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    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Dec. 28, 2015

    TV Failed at 10 months, warranty evaluation & replacement took about 4 months. Customer service "1-800 #" is in the Philippines. Cultural/Language barrier. Very dissatisfied. Sam's Club refunded $ for all the problems I experienced. Magnavox is NOT what it used to be.

    8 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Dec. 28, 2015

    My floor model Magnavox is approximately 30 years old and has had only one service call early on, to replace a faulty circuit board. As well as serving as a beautiful piece of furniture, it is still functioning beautifully with a crisp picture and sharp audio. I have had many comments as to the crispness of the picture and color attributes.

    4 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 4 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Dec. 28, 2015

    I like my tv. I don't like the cable system. Every year it goes up and no new channels. I would not recommend Atlantic Broadband to anyone, they are very rude.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Dec. 28, 2015

    I have always been happy with this television. Now with the new compact sizes and shapes they are much more serviceable. The one I still have it big, bulky and cumbersome in size, but it works great. There are good things to be said about the older models.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Original review: Dec. 20, 2015

    DO NOT BUY A MAGNAVOX TV. Our TV was a Christmas present in 2014 from a family member who bought it at Sam's Club. Barely over a year later (five more days till Christmas 2015, folks!), the TV won't turn on anymore. The warranty just barely expired, of course. (Planned obsolescence? Wouldn't be surprised.) When the TV first started failing to turn on, we were able to do the reset by unplugging for 5 minutes and get it to turn on again. However, after this worked a handful of times, the TV wouldn't turn on no matter what troubleshooting we tried. When I called Magnavox and spoke with Customer Service (whom I could barely understand with the strong accent), she said we would need to take it to a repair center and because it was out of warranty, (just a few days over a year old!!) we would have to pay a repair fee of $125 or more depending on the repair needed.

    Both repair centers she referred me to that were supposed to be closest to my zip code were a ONE HOUR DRIVE away, and when I called one of them to get more information the number had been disconnected and apparently didn't even exist anymore. The other repair center is only open Monday-Friday from 9 to 5. So those of us working full time during the week have to take off work just to get this thing fixed. When I look at the reviews of the repair shop itself, people experienced terrible customer service and couldn't get anyone to talk to them or call back as promised by them.

    I'm also seeing that lots of other people had this same technical issue. So I ask myself is it worth it to take time off work, drive an hour to a sketchy repair shop, then wait weeks for it to get fixed (If it even gets fixed right the first time, as the person leaving the review of the repair shop said the guy didn't even diagnose the problem right in the first place and the reviewer had to go back several times over 3 months), have to drive back again to pick the thing up and hope it's fixed? Nope. We're getting a different brand TV and forever avoiding anything Magnavox.

    10 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Oct. 26, 2015

    I bought a Magnavox TV, it wasn't even six months old when the picture went out. I called the warranty company and have done everything that they have asked us to do. I sent my TV off supposedly to get a refurbished (which I did not buy) as a replacement in 15-20 days. Sent September 17th, TV was received by them on September 21st. It is October 26th and still no TV back. No one will give me any answers as to where my TV is. I keep getting told the same thing - a supervisor will be notified and I will get an email from them in 24-48 hours. I have been told this the last 2 weeks. I have called and still have no email or answers.

    I have tried dealing with Target where I bought the TV and was rudely told they do not make the TV and will have nothing to do with it. I WOULD NEVER BUY FROM THIS COMPANY AGAIN. THEY HAVE TERRIBLE PRODUCTS AND EVEN WORSE CUSTOMER SERVICE. I would never recommend this company or their products to anyone ever.

    23 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Oct. 26, 2015

    I own a 50" DLP television. It has adjustments for the type of sound, quality of picture including all of the common adjustments of today. I purchased this tv from Sam's Club in 2002. It has never failed to deliver.

    2 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Oct. 25, 2015

    It was the first HDTV flat screen I purchased and I think it is great. Should I ever want to connect it to the Internet it is all set to go. Highly satisfied with it.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Oct. 23, 2015

    I have had good experience with both the Magnavox, Samsung and 2 other models of tv I have. The survey did not allow me to list more than one even though I have 5 working tvs in my home.

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    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Oct. 19, 2015

    I currently own a 55 inch Magnavox smart TV, that I purchased in January 2015. It has a great picture and sound quality.

    5 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Oct. 17, 2015

    It came in the size I needed and it was in my price range. I would certainly purchase the same brand again and would recommend this brand to anyone. Thanks.

    3 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 5 stars
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Oct. 15, 2015

    I have two of these and have not had any problems with them. One is 6 years old, the other 5. Will buy the same brand again.

    2 people found this review helpful
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    Magnavox TV Company Information

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    Magnavox
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    www.magnavox.com