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Sony DAV-DZ280

Sony DAV-DZ280
alaScore 78

114 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 114 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Sony DAV-DZ280 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 114 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Review: Sony DAV-DZ280 Home Cinema

 

Looking to make the most of your TV but haven't succumbed to Blu-Ray yet? If the answer's yes, then you may want to have a look at Sony's DAV-DZ280 DVD Home Cinema. Available from under £200, the DAV-DZ280 looks like an impressive bit of kit that...

Whilst the Sony DAV-DZ280 is far from perfect, its value lies in its sound quality and price. If you’re into music DVDs or plan to use the system as a music hub as well, then the DZ280 comes recommended. However if you’re planning to watch upscaled...

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Brillant sound.

 

This is a brillant system, tbh dont listen to the bad reviews because it does have optical ( to play 5.1 surround to your tv and consoles)

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brill system

 

very loud system and the bass is fantastic. ive linked my xbox,sky and projector through the system. i struggled to link it all together at first and read a few reviews saying it was impossible but it CAN be done. xbox scart with the 3 coloured pins in...

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AWSOME

 

i've just got it and is working perfect.thanks SONY.

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It works great

 

It has awsome sound quality and has everything i need.

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Amazing - Change the settings people!!!!

 

This cinema system is amazing people. Ive heard many people have suffered from the D.R.T.F.M. problem (didnt read the flipping manual prolblem). To get the sound out of every speaker in every mode, you must look at the remote and press "System Menu",...

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pretty good

 

Got 2 of these systems working in my house,does a fantastic job.plays surround sound all the time through my xbox, ipod and tv.check settings on your tv first got bravia tv's mysel so not sure about other models. Just change speaker adjustment settings...

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USELESS

 

if you want a system for dvd and music,this is ok,but for this price tag you would expect a digital input,without it its totally useless,rather go for the DAV-DZ260.

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Woah!!... What a mistake

 

Yes, as other people have written reviews much the same as me I would just like to add some more bits.

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another complaint

 

I totally agree with the other reviews i only wish they had appeared before i bought it, i rang sony and they said its not set up to connect to xbox or ps3 which was the only reason i bought it. so i you want to watch dvds with surrond sound and normal...

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Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PC Streaming: No
Progressive Scan: Yes
RDS/EON: Yes
UPnP:NO UPNP
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No

Connectivity

Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
iPod Control:Direct Control
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PMP Docking: No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No

General Features

1080p Upscaling: Yes
2D to 3D Conversion: No
3D: No
3D Ready: No
CD Player / Recorder:CD Player
DVD Player / Recorder:DVD Player
Home Theatre System (Digital Dolby and DVD Player): Yes
Network Music System: No
Product Type:Home Theatre System
Sound Projector: No
Wireless Music System: No

Loudspeaker

Wireless Speakers: No

Playback

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

Recording

Blu-ray Recording: No
Double Layer Recording:Not Applicable
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: Yes

Sound

Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital + DTS
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