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Sony HT-SF470 home cinema system

Sony HT-SF470 home cinema system
alaScore 82

26 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Sony HT-SF470 home cinema system. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and reliability. The design and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, design, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Sony HT-SF470 home cinema system is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Wicky (sony.com)

Warning!!!

 

Basically i found out through reading many reviews to be not all there with the pros and cons. i don't know to much about theater systems but i have a master bed room and while watching Inception not even on HALF power the room was shaking house was...

SOUNDS AMAZING WITH HDMI

using the red and white av plugs it is not good at all

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Darla1973 (dell.com)

Great sound!

 

The system is beautiful to look at and sounds really good. It has added a sleek modern feel to my entertainment room.

May, 2011

Consumer review by: Stizz06 (dell.com)

Great system and sound.

 

This system was very easy to set-up and the instruction booklet is easy to follow. The sound is great!! I live in an apartment so I can't always listen to it at the level I would like, but during the day I test it out and it has great deep bass that...

May, 2011

Consumer review by: josephcarp (dell.com)

great

 

great sound system,easy to hook up to hdtv and ps3.sound quaulity is fantastic.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: keyboardguy (sony.com)

Really Great Sound!

 

Overall great system, I upgraded to from my other Sony system that was infrared wireless and it worked just as good, but then i started upgrading all of my components so i wanted something better and this is perfect. Its fully wireless but for a...

Lots of inputs, good size, great sound

not really a con but the finish seems to show lots of dust

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: JoJo9277 (sony.com)

Misleading Item Description!!!

 

I ordered this 3D Blu-Ray Surround Sound System, assuming the title said it all!!! Imagine my surprise when i took the time to unpack it all and set it up and THEN found out that it is NOT a 3D Blu-Ray player, that it is only COMPATIBLE with one. When...

If it's what you want, it seems like a nice 5.1 AUDIO SYSTEM

SERIOUSLY Mislead in Item Description - NOT BLU-RAY

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: Whip (dell.com)

Sony Surround System

 

Pros: Sound quality excellent Base thumps with music,surround quality is fantastic, had some friends over and was watching Case 39 there is a scene where there are dogs growling, a few of my friends jumped and asked me when did I get a dog, I have the...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: ERamirez (dell.com)

Awesome Sound

 

I bought two of these systems as a Christmas gift for my two oldest children, and they are very happy with it. They connected their televisions, blue rays, and game consoles to it, and the sound that this system produces is unbelievable. We watched...

Jan, 2011

Consumer review by: gerald1956 (pcrush.com)

Blu-Ray Home Theater. System

 

I bought this system for my newly renovated basement and I really like this system. I have bought me some 3D movies and I love watching them and I am always listening to the TV with the system also.

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Anykid42 (pcrush.com)

One word. EXCELLENT!!!

 

This is the best Sony Home Theater i have ever bought. The sound is amazing, is crisp and clean with no distortions. It's real load and the subwoofer could really make the floors shake. The Front tall speakers look real nice and elegant and a perfect...

Sound, Blue-ray, Picture, Design

NON

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Pro Logic,Dolby Pro Logic II,DTS-ES
Audio output channels:5.1
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS-ES
RMS rated power:1000
Sound enhancement technology:Y
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):10

Center speaker

Center speaker impedance:3
Center speaker mid-range driver diameter:2.4
Center speaker mid-range driver size:2.4
Center speaker RMS power:165

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:120
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):165

Front speakers

Front speaker impedance:3
Front speakers RMS power:330

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes

Networking

Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:CD, DVD
Optical disc player type:DVD Player

Other Features

HDMI: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:4

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:2
FM antenna: Yes

Power

AC input frequency:60
AC input voltage:120
Power consumption (standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):165

Radio

AM band range:530 - 1710
FM band:87.5 - 108
FM band range:87.5 - 108
FM radio: Yes
Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker impedance:3
Satellite speaker mid-range driver diameter:2.5
Satellite speaker mid-range driver size:2.5
Satellite speakers RMS power:330

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Subwoofer

Subwoofer driver diameter (imperial):6.3
Subwoofer driver size:6.3
Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer RMS power:175
Subwoofer type:Active
Wireless subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
Color of product:Black

Video

3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):15 x 2.36 x 1.18
Center speaker weight:13.4
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):4.45 x 3.27 x 32.7
Receiver dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 12 x 2.62
Receiver weight:7.5
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):8.66 x 12.8 x 15.6
Subwoofer weight:12.3