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Sony BDV-IS1000

Sony BDV-IS1000
alaScore 77

211 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 211 reviews of Sony BDV-IS1000. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, 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-IS1000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 77/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 211 reviews)

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User Reviews  

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony BDV-IS1000

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 170 user reviews of Sony BDV-IS1000 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on Amazon.com.

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony BDVIS1000 5.1Ch Blu-ray Disc/DVD Home Theater SystemSony BDVIS1000 5.1Ch Blu-ray Disc/DVD Home Theater System (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Digital Trends Staff (digitaltrends.com)

Sony Blu-ray BDV-IS1000 Review

 

Blu-ray home-theater-in-a-box (HTIB) systems are still a rarity—there are currently only a few models available from Panasonic, Samsung and Sony. What's more, they're pricey. Sony's BDV-IS1000 lists for $1,000, keeping it just outside the realm of most...

Beautiful design and a small footprint; clear powerful subwoofer; supports HD audio formats and BD Profile 2.0; 2 HDMI inputs

Wireless rear speakers didn't work; adaptor required for certain types of external components

A great home theater hampered by one tiny little problem: We couldn't get the wireless surround speakers to work.

Jan, 2009

Expert review by: (electronicsme.com)

Sony BDV-IS1000

 

If you're looking for a complete system with big sound in a small package, the BDV-IS1000 definitely belongs on your short list. It is a bit pricey, but you get a lot for your money. If you live in a small apartment or have a small media room, the...

Blu-Ray Disc player with DVD 1080p upscalingWireless rear speakersExtremely small surround speakersWealth of connectivity optionsExcellent sound for such a small system

Featuring a Blu-Ray disc player and full 1080p resolution, the system...

Mar, 2009
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Consumer review by: Art Board IV (digitaltrends.com)

Sony Blu-ray BDV-IS1000

 

Wow, what a steaming pile of crap & complete waste of Wow, what a steaming pile of crap & complete waste of $1000. Sony missed the boat with this system. Just as others have stated, the rear speakers don000. Sony missed the boat with this system. Just...

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: Rob Vanelli (digitaltrends.com)

Sony Blu-ray BDV-IS1000

 

Everything works great including the rear wireless speakers. It saves a lot of hassle to not have to route wires from the front to the rear speakers.

Jul, 2009

Consumer review by: Karl Viklund (digitaltrends.com)

Sony Blu-ray BDV-IS1000

 

Wireless speakers must be the dumbest idea since… ever. And you still have to connect them to power. So what's the point. Really…

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: matthew (digitaltrends.com)

Sony Blu-ray BDV-IS1000

 

i purchased this system yesterday. I love the system before i bought the system i was afraid for the rear speakers cause many people complaint about the rear speakers that it doesn't work. Well it worked fine with me. The one thing is i need to get new...

Consumer review by: Rob Vanelli (digitaltrends.com)

Sony Blu-ray BDV-IS1000

 

Everything works great including the rear wireless speakers. It saves a lot of hassle to not have to route wires from the front to the rear speakers.

Consumer review by: Karl Viklund (digitaltrends.com)

Sony Blu-ray BDV-IS1000

 

Wireless speakers must be the dumbest idea since… ever. And you still have to connect them to power. So what's the point. Really…

Consumer review by: Art Board IV (digitaltrends.com)

Sony Blu-ray BDV-IS1000

 

Wow, what a steaming pile of crap & complete waste of $1000. Sony missed the boat with this system. Just as others have stated, the rear speakers don't work all the time. The S-Air constantly loses contact, dropping the read sound. Sony claimed this...

Consumer review by: Peter (sonystyle.com)

Beautiful System

 

"I am really enjoying my new Sony Home Theater System. The main unit is very stylish and looks great. I love the tiny speakers, they blend right into the A/V cabinet, and you don't even notice them. The sound was surprisingly good. I have noticed many...

great sound. small speaker footprint. lots of setup options

none so far

Feb, 2009

Product Specifications

Fusing full 1080p high definition with Blu-ray Disc performance and S-AIR wireless technology, the BDV-IS1000 is ultimate choice in home theater systems. In addition to a great picture and BD-Live capability, this home theater system delivers amazing sound from one subwoofer and five golf ball-sized speakers. With Dolby TrueHD and dts-HD sound formats and dual HDMI inputs, you will experience astounding HD video and audio performance. Clear the clutter and enjoy wireless rear surround sound as well as music in multi-rooms. You can also expand your listening options via the digital media port input and enjoy music stored on select Walkman and iPod MP3 players, PCs and Bluetooth devices. This home theater system is equipped with automatic calibration for fast and easy room set-up.

Amplifier

Output Power / Total:450Watt

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital EX / Dolby Pro Logic II / Dolby Pro Logic IIx / DTS 96/24 / DTS decoder / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES decoder
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

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Connectors

Optical Digital Input: Yes

DVD

Type:Blu-Ray disc player

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:BDV-IS1000
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony

MD System

Type: None

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Radio

Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Remote control
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