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Sony CMT-FX550

Sony CMT-FX550
alaScore 81

23 reviews

Dec, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 23 reviews of Sony CMT-FX550. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Audio Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Audio Systems the Sony CMT-FX550 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 23 reviews)

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Consumer review by: Martyn (

Superior docking station


Great looking player, that is easy to use. Ideal for streaming music through your iPhone or iTouch. Overall decent sound, but I would have preferred more flexibility on adjusting sound quality. There are bass and treble controls, but an equaliser with...

May, 2012

Consumer review by: CJ72 (

Sony CMTFX550 DAB Micro System with Dock


Having had hi-fi seperates for many years, perhaps I was expecting a little too much from this unit. The sound was OK, not fantastic - treble and mid tone are not great, but has a good solid bass. However the functionality of the usb port is poor, and...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Nige (

Very good system


Very good system for the size, sound quality is very rich considering its only 60watts, DAB radio is very good, easy set up.....very pleased with the product.

Mar, 2012

Consumer review by: view (

good all rounder


This item is well made as expected from Sony.The sound quaility is good considering the size of the unit and speakers.A very acceptable bass is produced when one "tweeks" the settings. There are 2 things to mention... these may be of help. Firstly...

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: mr kincaid (

another cd player


sounds good not enough speaker cable to seperate the speakers to get the full sound had to go and buy a antena to pick up dab signal should have come with the unit cost cutting by sony poor show

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Chrissie (

Excellent Purchase


Great fo docking i-pod also acts as a charger, Easy to set up and sound quality is good, much improved from our last sony and very compact.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: john (

nice looking unit


A breeze to set up, just plug it in and connect aerials and away it goes. Nince touch is that the ipod dock is hidden when not in use. In fact so pleased with unit went out and bought a second one.

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: billie (

Great purchase


Im really pleased with this purchase, easy to set up, stylish and very good sound quality for the money. Have looked at a lot of systems in this price range and this was the best by far. If you dont want to spend a lot of cash and want something that...

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: steve (

Excellent product


Bought this system to replace my 40 year old Pioneer hi fi. That was an excellent choice. Only downside was over complicated instructions & the need to buy an antenna for DAB reception

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: stuart (



Nice hi-fi - looks good, feels very well made, simple setup and very good sound quality. Ipod dock works fine with my iphone, and its nice to be able to fill a USB stick with mp3 albums and plug it in and play straight from there. Easy to operate didnt...

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB):DAB
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PC Streaming: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System:Apple Docking
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
iPod Control:Direct Control
Number of Output Channels:2 (Stereo)
PMP Docking:iPod Docking
USB Interface: No
W-LAN Connection: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): No
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Audio Home System
Sound Projector: No
Wireless Music System: No


Wireless Speakers: No


Blu-ray Playback: No
DivX Playback: No
DVD Audio Playback: No
HD-DVD Playback: No
MP3 Playback: Yes
Super Audio CD Playback: No
Super Video CD / Video CD Playback: No


Blu-ray Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No


Dolby / DTS: No