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Sony DAV-F500

Sony DAV-F500
alaScore 82

3 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Sony DAV-F500. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, 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-F500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Claudio (

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...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Nic Tatham (

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...

Sep, 2008

Consumer review (

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

Jul, 2009

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio system:Dolby Pro Logic II
RMS rated power:850

Center speaker

Center speaker RMS power:141

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes

Optical Drive

Optical disc player type:DVD Player

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):17.1 x 4.88 x 8.43
Front speaker weight:3.97
HDMI ports quantity:1
Media types supported:DVD-R/+R/+R DL/+RW/-RW/-RW(VR), CD-R/CD-RW, DVD/CD
Surround speaker dimensions (WxHxD):3.74 x 25 x 3.15
Surround speaker weight:3.97

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Preset stations quantity:20
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM


Subwoofer RMS power:141


Video compression format:DivX
Video formats supported:DivX

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):15 x 2.44 x 1.89
Center speaker weight:17.6
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):25 x 3.15 x 3.74
Front speaker weight:3.97
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):8.07 x 18.7 x 18.1
Subwoofer weight:28.7