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Sony DAV-F500

Sony DAV-F500
alaScore 80

4 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 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-F500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Sony DAV-F500

 

he old adage "you get what you pay for" certainly applies in consumer electronics, but perhaps no more so than with home theatre-in-a-box systems. Quality varies from the very poor to the pretty good. Sony's new DAV-F500 Bravia system costs around the...

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Sony DAV-F500

 

If you own a Bravia and movies are your main criteria, the Sony DAV-F500 makes a lot of sense. Its video upscaling produces quality images, but music lovers will be disappointed.

Great looking upscaled 1080p DVD picture quality ; Expandable S-AIR wireless capability ; Bravia Sync HDMI connectivity

Plastic-y construction ; No Blu-ray playback ; Doesn't cut it with music ; Lots of wires for a wireless system

Conclusion Used with a Sony Bravia TV, this system makes sense if you want to keep the complete AV package "in the family". While the picture quality and movie surround sound are impressive, its poor audio quality with music and plastic construction...

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Review: Sony DAV-F500

 

This stylish HTIB offers impressive picture quality and movie surround sound, but its poor audio quality with music and plastic construction take the shine off its ultimate appeal.

Great-looking, upscaled 1080p DVD picture quality; expandable S-AIR wireless capability; Bravia Sync HDMI connectivity

Plasticky construction; doesn't cut it with music; lots of wires for a wireless system

If you own a Bravia and movies are your main criteria, the Sony DAV-F500 makes a lot of sense. Its video upscaling produces quality images, but music lovers will be disappointed.

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Sony DAV-F500

 

For watching dvds its awesome!, but when wanting to plug in, an xbox, a set top box and anythign else, apple tv etc its a bit annoying as the is only 1 RCA in and one digital in. Im would have loved an HDMI in also..

Awesome design, simple to use, heaps os preset sound settings

Very limited inputs

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