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Samsung HT P38

Samsung HT P38
alaScore 72

35 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Samsung HT P38. The average rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size. The design is also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the usability, while there are some less positive comments about the reliability.

price, design, size

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Samsung HT P38 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 35 reviews)

2 expert reviews

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Samsung HT P38

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Samsung HT P38 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size. The price also gets good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability, and views are divided on the usability.

design, price, size

reliability

32% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: 800-Watt DVD Home Theater System with USB Plug-and-Play800-Watt DVD Home Theater System with USB Plug-and-Play

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: (techtastic.ca)

HT-P38 Integrated DVD-Receiver Hom...

 
Jul, 2005

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Expert review by: Steve (dreamwarecomputers.com)

Samsung HT-P38 Home Theatre System

 

Something that has almost become a "must have" in the audio scene these days is surround sound. It's definitely not a bad thing though, it's ability to put you right in the center of action has added a whole new level to watching movies. However, there...

Great Sound ; Dolby Digital ; 5 DVD Changer (line up a whole night of movies!) ; Powerful ; 5.1 Surround ; Radio ; USB Host Input

Speakers should use same unique jack as the back of the receiver

Overall I was very impressed with the Samsung HT-P38. It makes a great addition to any homes TV/Video system, and will be sure to impress you with it's great sound quality and crisp, clear Dolby Digital surround. The extra features such as a 5 disk...

Consumer review by: shailey (epinions.com)

Great sound, needs better design

 

I bought this system in February of 2006 just before the Super Bowl to go along with the big Sony TV I just bought. I bought it because the store had a display out and I was extremely impressed with the sound quality ESPECIALLY for the price! The ...

Low CostGREAT sound qualityMany adjustable sound features and presets

Poor Ventilation and body design

Aug, 2007

Consumer review by: gfoster2006 (epinions.com)

Okay, but beware

 

Compact, sound quality good

Poorly constructed DVD player

Jul, 2007

Consumer review by: mhs1962 (epinions.com)

"No disc" error message makes it impossible to view DVDs

 

Price, features

Refuses to recognize most DVDs.Remote cannot be programmed for our HD digital cable box.

Aug, 2006

Consumer review by: nicole7314 (epinions.com)

If you're looking for great sound, this in not the one

 

It matched my television and was reasonably priced

Doesn't match up to my home stereo. Difficult to get it to progressive scan.

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: danalmasy (epinions.com)

Best Home-Theater-In-A-Box For The Money!

 

I spent a really long time looking at home theater systems, and reading reviews before I actually purchased one, so I had high expectations for whichever system I chose. When it came time to purchase, my budget was $250-$300, but I really wanted to ...

Feature Set, Style, Small Subwoofer, AUX Inputs, Flexibility

None

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: danalmasy (epinions.com)

Best Home-Theater-In-A-Box For The Money!

 

Feature Set, Style, Small Subwoofer, AUX Inputs, Flexibility.

None!

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: pockybeer (epinions.com)

Samsung HT-P38 Theater System

 

Adequate to good sound. Plays a good range of disc formats. Good value.

No Shuffle feature. No customizable equalizer. Inadequate Fast playback.

Dec, 2005

Consumer review by: pockybeer (epinions.com)

Good Home theater for the price, a few downsides

 

Overall, I am happy with this system. For the price, the system is definitely a good value. As an earlier review stated, many of these all-in-one systems are glorified shelf-systems with a DVD player. However, the ability to play DIVX, MP3, CD-R/CD-RW ...

Adequate to good sound. Plays a good range of disc formats. Good value

No Shuffle feature. No customizable equalizer. Inadequate Fast playback

Dec, 2005
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