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Sony BDV-E500W

Sony BDV-E500W
alaScore 81

11 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Sony BDV-E500W. The average rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Sony BDV-E500W is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Sony BDV-E500W from The average user rating for this product is 4.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony BDVE500W 5.1-Channel High-Definition Blu-ray Disc Player/DVD Disc Home theater System (Black)Sony BDVE500W 5.1-Channel High-Definition Blu-ray Disc Player/DVD Disc Home theater System (Black)

Aug, 2018

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Awesome system for the price


I would recommend this product because its awesome....seems to be the right setup for descent size rooms

easy setup ; everything is nicely color coded for setup ; movies play well

bass is a tad weak but not a huge problem for me ; no eject button on the remote ; S-Air not integrated but wireless cartridges provided

Jan, 2010

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Bang for the buck!


Newegg delivery was flawless on time right to my apartment. Others can learn on customer service from Newegg. Well done folks. For a discount of 200 bucks this was a perfect bang!

The system is perfect for an average size apartment. The sound is clear and base is adequate. It's not a Bose, but its a Sony! Putting it together was simple. Provides excellent clarity on DVD and manages to impress. A great choice for a family

The speaker wires could be better. S-Air appears subdued on low volumes for rear speakers. Perhaps direct connection could be better. Night mode is not noticeable

Nov, 2009

Consumer review (

SONY BDV-E500W 5.1-Channel Blu-ray Disc Home Theater System


All in all.... great HMIB system for the money. Not the best out there, but not the worst either. I'm happy with it.

For what I needed, this system is fantastic. Simple hook-up, color coded for easy speaker connections, and 5.1 sounds are excellent. BD player has great 1080P picture quality. Music CD's have never sounded better. The auto 5.1 speaker adjustment works...

No eject button on remote. The remote is fairly simple to understand, but seems a bit crowed with to many buttons. Getting to the bass and treble controls are awkward, as they cannot be done on screen, but rather on the units external menu display. No...

Oct, 2009

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Impressive Compacted System


During the memorial day weekend I networked the blue ray and now has extended content capabilities, and operating system updates.

I received the box in newegg time as usual. The system was installed on a Saturday afternoon over a glass of wine. Everything comes efficiently packed in the box, very easy to follow instructions, elegant and compact, the tower speakers are superb and...

I hope that in a near future Sony and other electronic manufactures integrate wireless network access by default

Sep, 2009

Product Specifications

Immerse yourself in a true cinema-like experience with this phenomenal all-in-one setup. Featuring a Blu-ray Disc and DVD player, 1080p upscaling of DVD media via HMDI cables and BD-Live technology for downloading additional features and network updates, the BDV-E500 takes entertainment to the next level. For powerful sound to enjoy the movie, 1000 watts of crisp audio and deep bass envelop you for one remarkable, cinema-like experience. You can also expand your listening pleasure through the included iPod cradle and rock out to your tunes in a big way.


Output Power / Total:1000Watt

Audio System

Built-in Cradle:iPod cradle
Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Pro Logic IIx / Dolby TrueHD / DTS 96/24 / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES decoder / DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 / DTS-ES Matrix 6.1 / DTS-HD High Resolution / DTS-HD Master Audio
Components:Blu-Ray disc player / AV receiver / Speaker system
Functions (KA):AV receiver / Blu-Ray disc player
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround System Class:5.1 channel
Type:Home theater system


Coaxial Digital Input: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes


Type:Blu-Ray disc player


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony


Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control