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Sony DAV-DZ170

Sony DAV-DZ170
alaScore 80

56 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 reviews of Sony DAV-DZ170. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, 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 DAV-DZ170 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 56 reviews)

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Consumer review (

why pay 299.99


works great but got it cheaper somewhere else same exact thing for 100$ or atleast when i got it 3 yrs ago they did

the cost they selling it for on here

Feb, 2014

Consumer review (

Buy it


I am really impressed by this system, it fills the room with bass and treble. Draws you into the movie or video game.

Apr, 2013

Consumer review (

Good system for the money!


1000w of Sony surround sound! Perfect for DVDs or gaming. Yes it's not wireless, but you should have more than enough cable to setup speakers in your living room.

Jul, 2012

Consumer review (

Best system at this price


overall the good system at this listed price <$200.

Sound clarity

shorter wire length

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (

Great Product


This is just what I needed. All I really wanted to do was to up-grade my Sony TV's sound system I rarely play cd's or anything

Nov, 2011

Consumer review (

Very good home theatre system for price


I love the sound of this Hts.It really is surround sound and makes movies and music come to life.The only thing id didn't like is that the speaker wire is very short for a normal size room.Too short.

Strong bass,Bravia sync,Cheap

Short speaker wire

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (

cheaply made speakers


not bad sounds alright through my 46 inch bravia not very loud though slightly disappointed but like they say you get what you pay for.

nice woofer and dvd player

smaller speakers are cheaply made

Aug, 2011

Consumer review (

SO-SO system


Would have preferred wireless one

Jun, 2011

Consumer review (

Good Product 4 d price


What can you ask for. Its a good product but you can have everything for that price. If you just want to have and inexpensive toy to play with this is the one.

Jun, 2011

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This customer did not provide a text review.

First suround sys. I love it easy to set up and priced to sell

Apr, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Pro Logic II,DTS 96/24
Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WMA
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS 96/24
RMS rated power:1000

Center speaker

Center speaker impedance:3
Center speaker RMS power:167
Center speaker type:1-Way

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):170

Front speakers

Front speaker impedance:3
Front speaker type:1-Way
Front speakers RMS power:167

Management Features

Sleep Timer: Yes

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:DVD Player
Playback disc formats:CD audio, CD video, DVD audio

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI out:1
Microphone in: Yes
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):170


FM radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:20
Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker impedance:3
Satellite speaker type:1-Way
Satellite speakers RMS power:167

Soundbar speaker

Soundbar speaker RMS power:167


Subwoofer impedance:3

Technical Details

Apple Docking:Y
Apple docking compatibility: Yes
AV input: Yes
Battery Type:AA
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
CD-RW playback: Yes
Color of product:Black
Power source type:AC, Battery
Quick installation guide: Yes
Speaker type:1-Way


Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Progressive Scan: Yes
Video compression format:MPEG4
Video D/A Converter (DAC):12-bit / 108MHz
Video formats supported:MPEG4

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):10.4 x 2.76 x 3.7
Center speaker weight:21.2
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):4.06 x 3.35 x 6.46
Front speaker weight:17.6
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):4.06 x 3.35 x 6.46
Satellite speaker weight:17.6
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):8.86 x 12.8 x 15.6
Subwoofer weight:229.3