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Avtex L217DRS

21" Full HD Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Release Date
Excellent user reviews
Easy to use
Good size
8 Reviews
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Excellent User Reviews

L217DRS owners on average rated this TV as marvellous. Over 75% of reviewers gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars. This means that owners think this small display diagonal TV is one of the very best televisions that have been available for more than a year.

Avtex Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 105 expert and user reviews (including 18 verified purchases) for Avtex televisions and found that on average Avtex has good reviews. We also found that Avtex has good reviews specifically within its small display diagonal televisions range.


Easy to Use

Several people concluded that it was easy to setup. Eckiew wrote on Amazon “Prompt delivery and easy to set up to arial and sat dish”. Oldmod68 mentioned “What a belter, great size, great picture, good sound and easy to set up, will do just great in our caravan” in their review of this TV.

A number of people concluded that this TV was easy to use. Derek Fudger wrote “As on DTV it is really good and Very easy to use”. One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good experience.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people who purchased this TV considered that it was good quality. Andalsnes said in their review of the Avtex L217DRS on Amazon in October this year “Setting up was easy and the quality of both the unit”. In October last year Mike Farrell he mentioned in his review of the Avtex L217DRS “TV as delivered is excellent quality with reasonable sound for a small portable TV”. A few weeks ago Will he said on Amazon “The avtex TV is a practical, elegant and well designed solution for those requiring TV / Satellite / DVD on the move, in my case for a motorhome”.


A number of customers who bought this TV considered that it was well made. Will said on Amazon “Having both TV and satellite tuner built in (and DVD) means fewer plugs” and scored the Avtex L217DRS 5 stars.

Nice Design

One customer mentioned that it was well designed.

Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One Avtex L217DRS reviewer said in their reviews that the Avtex L217DRS was lightweight. This month Will gave it a rating of 5 stars and he said on Amazon “The unit is lightweight with a low reflective screen meaning any sun glare is minimised with good viewing angles.” in his Avtex L217DRS review.

One customer who reviewed the product thought it was thin. A Doonhamer said on Amazon in October last year “Even the sound wasn't really that bad for such a small, slim build” in their Avtex L217DRS review.

One Avtex L217DRS reviewer said in their reviews that this TV was compact. Last year A Doonhamer wrote in their review of the Avtex L217DRS on Amazon “Easy one touch channel tuning, wonderful size (21.5") in a compact frame - just right for the caravan” but in spite of that they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

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Good Sound Quality

A few customers who bought the product considered that it had good sound quality.


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A Bit Expensive

Three customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was not cheap. A Doonhamer gave it a score of 60 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon “This is an expensive one-trick pony” in their review. A few weeks ago Andalsnes mentioned in their review on Amazon “Although a little on the expensive side we believe it is well worth it” yet they still gave the Avtex L217DRS a rating of 5 stars.


After checking the price of 94 TVs of this type and age they range in price from £99 to £2,387. We think that this TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of this type and age.


Poor Technical Guidance

One person considered that this TV did not have good technical guidance. A Doonhamer mentioned on Amazon last year “And sadly the programme guide (EPG) is rather limited too” in their review.


Released Over a Year Ago

It was April 2016 when this TV was released.


Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Not 3D

The Avtex L217DRS is not 3D. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV are also not 3D.

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21 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 21 inch TV.

If this television display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the KDL-32WD750 (£378.49) (32" and cheaper), or the KDL-32RD435 (£330.36) (32" and cheaper) both from Sony.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers avtex l217drsppbundle, avtex 045l217drs, avtex 12v24v
Barcodes 05054172381646, 05060133021124

Avtex L217DRS Review Sources

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