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Sony DAV-SC5

Sony DAV-SC5
alaScore 73

35 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Sony DAV-SC5. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, 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-SC5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 35 reviews)

1 expert reviews

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony DAV-SC5


alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Sony DAV-SC5 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

57% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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

Sep, 2018

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Has lasted the years well, very well made Great surround sound Powerful for its size

Getting on a bit No HDMI connections None of the new surround sound standards for the Bluray discs

Nov, 2011

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Excellent, if only it worked!


Quite a lot a...

Jan, 2005

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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...

Feb, 2004

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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 ...

Jan, 2004

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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...

Dec, 2003

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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...

Sep, 2003

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio output channels:5.1
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
RMS rated power:550

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):2
Power consumption (typical):135

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Optical Drive

Optical disc player type:DVD Player

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):15 x 13.3 x 2.36
Media types supported:MP3, Audio CD
Power Requirements:230 V; 50/60 Hz

Ports & interfaces

I/O ports:Audio In/Out, Digital In, Headphone Out, Scart In/Out, Subwoofer Out, Video In/Out


Power consumption (standby):2
Power consumption (typical):135


Preset stations quantity:30
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes

Satellite speakers

Satellite speakers RMS power:5


Subwoofer RMS power:100

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):7.48 x 4.8 x 3.5
Center speaker weight:19.8
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):7.48 x 5.04 x 15.1
Subwoofer weight:16.9