Akai PTH5498 54" 480p EDTV CRT Television
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Akai PTH5498 54" 480p EDTV CRT Television

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  • Definition: EDTV
  • 3D Technology: 3D Not Supported
  • TV Type: Projection
  • Max. Resolution: 480p
  • Smart TV Features: Not Supported
  • Aspect Ratio: 4:3
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Akai PTH5498 54" 480p EDTV CRT Television

Product Review Summary

Based on 8 user reviews
38% recommend this product
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Consumer Reviews


Do not buy any Akai product

byuhavskills May 16, 2008
4 Helpfuls 5 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good picture when player was working.
Cons Worst customer service in history.
Recommended it? No

I sent in a portable DVD player for repair almost a year ago and still fighting with them to get it fixed or sent a new player. This company has to be the worst ever for customer service by far. All you get is I will forward your complaint onto the corporate office that is all we can do. They will... Read full review »


AKAI under warranty may take over 3 months to fix

byakai13104 May 8, 2008
6 Helpfuls 7 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Looks good for the short period it still works
Cons Picture goes in months; they have no service;warrranty is meaningless.
Recommended it? No

Have an AKAI still under warranty. The company assigned my case to a service center 2.5 hours away. When I called the service center they said that, in contrast to what AKAI said, they had no paper work about us and would not service a TV 2.5 hours away. When I called AKAI they said they had to... Read full review »


Great TV for the Price

bygarylai Aug 5, 2007
5 Helpfuls 6 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good picture, price, and sound.
Cons Size.
Recommended it? Yes

I've owned this TV since 2003 and have not had any problems at all. I have read the other reviews, and can only say that there is probably a bad one in every batch. Mine however is doing great. Great picture, sound and connectivity to all my audio devices. It also has been very durable. I have 5... Read full review »

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Product Details and Features


Exterior Color Black
Channel Labels With Channel Labels
Sleep Timer With Sleep Timer
OSD Languages Spanish • French • English
Parental Control V-Chip
Remote Control Type (originally supplied by manufacturer) Universal

Audio Features

Audio Type Stereo
Speaker Power 2 x 15 Watt
Number Of Speakers 2
MTS Stereo SAP / MTS Stereo

Technical Features

Comb Filter Digital 3-Line
Supported Resolutions 480p (EDTV) • 1080i (HDTV) • 480i (SDTV)
Adjustable Color Temperature With Adjustable Color Temperature

Key Features

Definition EDTV
3D Technology 3D Not Supported
TV Type Projection
Max. Resolution 480p
Smart TV Features Not Supported
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Screen Size 54"
Display Technology CRT

Product Identifiers

Model PTH5498

Product Highlights

About The Brand Akai is a Japanese consumer electronics corporation founded in 1929 by Masukichi Akai and his son, Saburo Akai. Through the years the company has been renowned for its reliable home appliances and especially its home entertainment products such as TVs, home theatre systems, VCRs, VCD and DVD players. Many Akai televisions are manufactured using the advanced LCD or plasma technology and are HD-ready. Among the technical specifications of the branded TV models are Built-in ATSC Tuners, high definition resolutions ranging from 480p to 1080i and 3D television, altogether combined with an elegant design that fits any décor.

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