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Sony DAV-S500

Sony DAV-S500
alaScore 75

145 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 145 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-S500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 145 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

Showing 1 - 10 of 25 Show Reviews: in English | in other languages (68)

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Home Theater System That Works


I bought this sound system about 4 years ago. I have loved it the entire time I have owned it. DVD's sound truly amazing. The first time I used it we were watching the Sound of Music and the scene with the thunder and lightning actually frightened my ...

Very good sound quality, multi-function remote with day-glow face

One disc at a time, too many remote buttons and the buttons are too small

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Sonya S500


My daughter wanted the Fisher Price Pink Digital Camera for her 6th birthday.

Our daughter loves her camera and the pink color.

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Sony Cybershot S500 6MP Digital Camera


The Cybershot S500 is a fairly run-of-the-mill small digital camera, one that is perhaps best avoided. On the upside, it is small and cheap, (about $180�a good price for a camera its size) with an ample 6 megapixels, but its pictures tend to be dark...


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Still Holding Up Four Years Later.


pretty good setup for relatively cheap price ; sony leads electronic aesthetics-just gorgeous

not enough watts ; picture quality

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Still Holding Up Four Years Later.


***PREFACE NOTE: I wrote this review in 2002 and published it under a different product page because epinions didn't have this product listed at the time; therefore, I am resubmitting it here now. There is a "S700" in this Dream System line ...

pretty good setup for relatively cheap price ; sony leads electronic aesthetics-just gorgeous

not enough watts ; picture quality

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Awesome Sound


Good price and an excellent sound.

There really are none!

Consumer review by:

Great Sound system from great Sony


Has Crystal clear DVD sound quality

silver colour speakers which might get fade with dust

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I love this DVD system. The quality is great for the price. Great sound with cd's, dvd's, great for video games and music. You can't go wrong with this one. It is cheaper then most home theater systems and has just as good quality. Setup is a bit com ...

Small speakers, great sound, everything that you want from a home theater for the price

weak rear speakers, annoying setup

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I chose quality in compact, and I got it


Affordable, high quality, super sound, compact, sleek, remote, functions, presets

No carousel, no mp3 playback.

Consumer review by:

Finally @ the cinema


This set is magnificent, the ease of use is not its strenght

overall sound quality ; 10 ; excellent design

high price in Italy about 740

Product Specifications

Experience the world in the palm of your hand! The Sony PEG-S500 is a very powerful, personal-organizer that fits directly into the palm of your hand for convenient storage of contacts, scheduling information, thing-to-do, time management and a wide-range of applications that are designed to enhance your lifestyle. Don't forget about a unique Jog Control Dial that really helps find features speedily and conveniently. The organizer features 8MB of onboard memory and you can always add compact Sony Memory Sticks for memory file storage. Slim and sleek, it has been designed to fit your hand just as comfortably as it does your life. With silver and charcoal gray accents, plus thoughtful details like the Jog Dial navigator and Memory Stick slot, it is a smart and stylish way to keep yourself organized. Very unique. Very Sony.


Output Power / Total:280Watt

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic / DTS decoder
Components:Main unit / Speaker system
Functions (KA):DVD player / Radio
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround Sound Effects:Digital Cinema Sound Virtual 3D / Headphone Surround (V.S.S.)
Type:Home theater system

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None


Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes
Optical Digital Output: Yes


CD Playback Modes:All tracks repeat / One track repeat / Program play / Random play / shuffle
DVD Repeat Modes:A-B repeat / Chapter / Program / Title
Type:DVD player


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony DAV

MD System

Type: None




Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Type: None