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Insignia NS-L46X-10A Review – 46-inch LCD HDTV

Originally Reviewed on January 6th, 2010

Insignia NS-L46X-10A Review: 46” LCD HDTV

Up for Review: Insignia NS-L46X-10A LCD TV. The audio is perhaps the most unique feature of this HDTV. With all the brands vying to provide the best in sound quality possible, Insignia revels by providing the Audyssey audio technology with SRS TruSurround HD. The result is a truly entertaining experience of a lifetime. The intelligent sound system can differentiate between the sound levels in every scene and automatically adjusts the sound so that you get a uniform audio and are oblivious of the fact that technology is doing the good job for you. There are two 12W speakers which provide a really electrifying sound effect.

This is a model from the Advanced series of Insignia and has quite a few features which were not present in the older models. The outer design is not much different though with an austere front bezel having the sole light blinking to indicate that the power is on. All the ports are either to the side or the rear of the TV. There is scope for mounting the TV on the wall and with the display of 46”, it is sure to look a good sight amid the pictures on the wall. Being Energy Star qualified makes it ideal for use in any home. It accounts for a substantial decrease in electricity bills.

Insignia NS-L46X-10A Features and Specifications Review:

  • 46” display
  • 1080p resolution
  • 15,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio
  • 176 degrees viewing angle
  • 5 HDMI
  • Audyssey audio technology
  • SRS TruSurround HD
  • Two 12W speakers
  • 3D Y/C comb filter
  • PC input
  • 120 Hz refresh rate
  • Energy Star qualified

The Insignia NS-L46X-10A has 1080p display resolution which is the best that any manufacturer can provide. It causes the pictures to be reproduced in the ultimate clarity and crispness. And with 120 Hz refresh rate, the pixels are bound to be replaced faster than any eye movement. This makes sure that there is no lagging in the scenes and the action scenes are a treat to watch. Be it the sword fight between the Jedi warriors in Star Wars or your favorite contestant in the Formula One championships; they will all fleet by without any artifacts affecting the scenario.

The connectivity is as usual very good. There are as many as 5 HDMI for connecting high definition devices. There is also a PC input which can be used to convert the HDTV into a computer monitor. The video quality is further optimized with 15,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. This makes sure that the black levels are very good. The viewing angle of 176 degrees is also enough to allow you to sit anywhere in the room and still get a good view. The pictures at the edges are also pretty decent. With so many improved features, it is but natural that the price tag be a bit more at $999.99 MSRP. Nevertheless, it makes a good investment. gives Insignia NS-L46X-10A 4/5 stars!

3 Customer Reviews for “Insignia NS-L46X-10A Review – 46-inch LCD HDTV”

  1. Donna Bajic's reviewAugust 04, 2010

    The insignia brand is a piece of CRAP!!! I have had three tv’s in the last year, the screen kept going green on first set and then went out all together. Took it into Best Buy in Tinley Park for repair after three week’s was told it could not be fixed, was told to come in and pick up a new set. when i went to get the new set was told they no longer made that set so i paid for a upgrade! Mistake two this set the screen kept going green and you would have to turn it off to reset…. Mistake three took it back only thing they would do is exchange for another piece os insignia piece of S—! and this one GUESS WHAT SCREEN GOING GREEN SAME THING!!! I’M AT WITS END!!!! DO NOT BUY INSIGNIA TV’S!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Brian M's reviewJanuary 25, 2011

    I have had this model for two years now and have not had a problem.

  3. Ryan A's reviewMay 22, 2011

    This TV is awesome. Ive had it over 2 years and LOVE it. I frequently run my macbook, and WD hard drive reader into it into it. The conversion quality could use a little help from a convertor but i love this TV. Never any repair needs or problems with the machine at all.

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