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Sony DAV-S400

Sony DAV-S400
alaScore 71

53 reviews

Jan, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 53 reviews of Sony DAV-S400. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 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-S400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 53 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Sony DAV-S400 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DAV-S400 Home Cinema SystemSony DAV-S400 5.1 ch Home Cinema System

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Adapter for Sony Vaio Laptop


The adapter to my Sony Vaio Laptop died and I was in need of a replacement. After doing some research, I found this particular product to fit my needs and not break the bank. So far, so good!

Durable ; Easy To Configure ; Easy To Use ; Reliable Performance

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The Sony DAV-S400 home cinema system is very much a nice package if you look around at what else you can buy.The downsides if any ...


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I bought this Sony DAV-S400 home cinema system earlier this week, and it is absolutely brilliant. The set-up process is extremely ...

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Excellent surround sound, shame about the picture...


...If you're familiar with Sony kit, you'll know that it's unusual to find something of this value. The DAVS400 is the little brot...

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Entry level


The Sony DAV-S400 home cinema system is the Sony 'Entry level' for home cinema. I bought one having listned to it, a superb home c...

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Flawed by one too many cut corners


Sony does not advertise the fact that the Sony DAV-S400 home cinema system does not have SCART or S-video output. This means that ...

Product Specifications


AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DLNA certified: No
Internet Radio: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
Progressive Scan: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


Bluetooth: No
Docking System: No
Ethernet: No
Firewire IEEE-1394 Interface: No
Number of Output Channels:5 + Subwoofer (5.1)
PMP Docking: No

General Features

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


Wireless Speakers: No


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


Blu-ray Recording: No
DVD-R Recording: No
DVD-RAM Recording: No
DVD-RW Recording: No
DVD+R Recording: No
DVD+RW Recording: No
MP3 Encoding: No


Dolby / DTS:Dolby Digital