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Sony Home Theater System (DAV-FR1)

Sony Home Theater System (DAV-FR1)
alaScore 72

63 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 63 reviews of Sony Home Theater System (DAV-FR1). The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, 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 Home Theater System (DAV-FR1) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 72/100 = Good quality.

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(Based on 63 reviews)

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Sony Home Theater System (DAV-FR1) from The average user rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony DAV-FR1 5-Disc Progressive Scan DVD Dream System

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: vicious (

so far so good

Jun, 2005

Consumer review by: Felix (

Better luck next time

Apr, 2005

Consumer review by: Online Shopper (

Good but not Great

Apr, 2005

Consumer review by: (

Sony Does IT Again


Awsome Sound, Easy Setup, and Won't Break Your Wallet

None to speak of

Sep, 2004

Consumer review by: sonyguy (

Rockin' System


Amazing sound,clarity,DVD quality at any price!

The CD/DVD changer is a bit slow, I can live with it!

Aug, 2004

Consumer review by: (

Sony Dream System DAVFR1 6.1 Ch. Home Theater System


Consumer review by: larmac (

Not Good!



The list is too long and airtime is too expensive...NO GO!

May, 2006

Consumer review by: labratbdf (

Pretty good surround sound


Great Sound, GREAT PRICE!, easy simple installation

DVD player is REALLY big. It barely fit in my shelf.

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: labratbdf (

Pretty good surround sound


I saw this system on sale Dec. 2005 for 305.00 at Best Buy. I got it Jan. 2006 for $237 dollars at Circuit City. I mainly purchased it for the low price for a Sony. They usually do audio pretty good.

Great Sound, GREAT PRICE!, easy simple installation

DVD player is REALLY big. It barely fit in my shelf

Jan, 2006

Consumer review by: feltva (

Dream System Nightmare



skips ALL the time, loading takes way too long,no manual audio adjustments

Nov, 2005

Product Specifications

Build a brilliant home theater with the DAV-FR1 DVD Dream System. Boasting total system power of 750 watts, a 5-disc slot loading DVD/SACD/CD changer, and an S-Master Full Digital Amplifier, the DAV-FR1 will bring out the best in sound and film. The system supports multiple playback formats, CD-R/RW, Super Audio CD (Multi), MP3 and JPEG, and will decode Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX, dts ES, dts, and Dolby Pro Logic II. And, even though it has high level functionality, the system is easy to set-up, thanks to color-coded speaker connections. Take your home entertainment up a serious notch with a DVD Dream System from Sony.


Output Power / Total:750Watt/790Watt

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Surround EX / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES decoder / DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 / DTS-ES Matrix 6.1/Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS 96/24
Components:DVD changer / AV receiver / Speaker system/DVD player / AV receiver / Speaker system
Functions (KA):AV receiver / DVD changer/DVD player / Radio
Sound Effects:Bass Boost
Sound Output Mode:5.1 channel surround
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround Sound Effects:Digital Cinema Sound EX / Headphone Surround (V.S.S.)
Surround System Class:5.1 channel
Type:Home theater system

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None


Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes


CD Playback Modes:All tracks repeat / One track repeat / Program play / Random play / shuffle
Changer Capacity:5
Changer Type:File type
DVD Repeat Modes:All / Chapter / Title
Type:DVD changer/DVD player


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony DAV/Sony DVD Dream

MD System

Type: None




Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Remote control/Universal remote control


Type: None