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The RCA L32FHD36 model is a mid-grade 32" LCD HDTV that is the second largest size in the RCA L 36 series right next to the 40".

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Pros

can get as bright as you need it, great for sunlit rooms

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lots of connection types available, can plug in almost anything

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easy to pull out of the box and get set up, only takes a minute

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Cons

internal speakers are washed out and tinny sounding, really needs external speakers

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noticeable lag when playing fast-paced video games

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bezel is a little chunky looking, not really a graceful design somehow

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colors are overly saturated and super-vivid, not realistic

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doesn't always figure out the resolution of the input, need to play with settings

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The RCA L32FHD36 model is a mid-grade 32" LCD HDTV that is the second largest size in the RCA L 36 series right next to the 40". It features full 1080i HD quality support with a native resolution of 1366 x 768; it also supports 720p, 480i and 480p formats. The RCA L32FHD36 body is encompassed in a high gloss piano black finish; and comes pre-mounted on a fixed stand with adjustable swivel support. The entire weight of the television, including the stand, is 34.2 lbs; it has a much lighter weight than more traditional projection television models making it much easier to position and move; the flat panel design also allows wall mount support without the stand. The RCA L32FHD36 model television also features an aspect ratio of 16:9, with a panel contrast ratio of 2000:1 and a brightness of 450 cd/m2. A combined 8ms response time 8 bit, bit depth and EN-V video processing technology ensures a high quality video display at all times even with a standard coaxial input. The RCA L32FHD36 television includes additional video features such as adjustable color temperatures, a fully adjustable picture control with various settings, format control, a dynamic light sensor for anti-glare support, a 3D/YC comb filter, full HD deinterlacing for HD upscaling of standard formats, a reverse 3:2 aspect ratio pull down (film mode), and full 3D noise reduction support. The RCA L32FHD36 model also features specially equipped audio support that is output through two 8 channel front speakers. The audio is fully processed with full SRS Wow premium sound support and includes Dolby processing, MTS stereo broadcast support, an equalizer, and treble, bass, balance, volume, and mute controls all included on the remote. Additional RCA L32FHD36 convenience options include a program guide, a one touch auto tune feature, english french and spanish multi-lingual on screen display options, closed caption support, V-chip parental control support, a sleep timer, PC compatibility via the DVI and RGB inputs, and SW upgrade support through the side panel USB port.

Specs
  • Full 1080i HD support with additional support for 720p, 480i and 480p formats
  • 16:9 aspect ratio
  • 2000: 1 contrast ratio
  • Brightness of 450 cd/m2
  • 8ms response time with bit depth of 8 bit
  • high gloss piano black body finish
  • Weight: 34.2 lbs

 

Television Inputs
  • Rear
    • RF/ Coaxial (ATSC/NTSC)
    • Composite video x 1; composite audio (L/R) x 1
    • RGB x 1; RGB audio (L/R) x 1
    • Component (YCrCb/YPrPb) x 2; Component audio (L/R) x 2
    • HDMI (1080p) x 2 (V 1.3)
    • DVI audio (L/R) x 1
    • SPDIF Digital audio x 1 (optical)
  • Side
    • Composite video x 1; composite audio (L/R) x 1
    • S-Video x 1
    • USB
    • Headphone Jack (output)

USB 2.0 Port- The USB port on the side of the television will allow present and future SW upgrades for the individual model which can be downloaded from the official RCA website.

 

Features Common to the RCA L 36 Series Televisions
  • Energy Star Compliance: Protects the environment by conserving total energy (Version 3.0)
  • USB input with SW upgrade support
  • SRS Wow audio enhancement
  • EN-V video processing technology
  • HD deinterlacing
  • 3D Noise reduction support

EN-V Technology- (Enhanced Natural Vision) specifically enhanced to provide quality resolution and contrast; designed to be like the more advanced ARC2 technology with a lower total cost.

Models

The naming convention for the L 36 series models: RCA LXXHD36. Where the "xx" is replaced by the size of the set.

  • RCA L32HD36 | 32"- September, 2003
  • RCA L40HD36 | 40"- September, 2003
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