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Sony DAV-SC5

Sony DAV-SC5
alaScore 71

35 reviews

Nov, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 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-SC5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 71/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 35 reviews)

1 expert reviews

User Reviews  

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alaTest has collected and analysed 22 user reviews of Sony DAV-SC5 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theatre Systems on

59% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony DAV-SC5 Home Cinema System

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Excellent, if only it worked!


Quite a lot a...

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Surrounded by Sound!


Sometimes when you get something you really want, it doesn't live up to expectations. In this case the DAV-SC5 more than meet thos...


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What a cinema experience!!!


Sony DAV-SC5 home cinema system - where do you start with this system? In my opinion, if you want a true cinema experience, don't ...

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Just bought my Sony DAV-SC5 home cinema system and set it up. I was concerned that the sub was a passive model but I need not have...

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Only the best !


The Sony DAV-SC5 is the Home Cinema System you have been looking for. All the problems with earlier Sonys like the DAV-S550 ironed...

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
USB Recording: No
Web Content Access: No
WiFi Connectivity: No


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

General Features

1080p Upscaling: No
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


Wireless Speakers: No


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


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 + DTS