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Sony HT-SS360

Sony HT-SS360
alaScore 78

403 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 403 reviews of Sony HT-SS360. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, 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 HT-SS360 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 357 user reviews of Sony HT-SS360 from The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

95% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony HTS-S360 5.1-Channel Home Theater SystemSony HTSS360 5.1 channel Home Theater System (Black)Sony HTSS360 5.1 channel Home Theater System (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: (

Sony HT-SS360


Home-theater-in-a-box systems have been around forever, but the latest marketing angle is the " Blu-ray ready HTIB." The new phrase simply means that the system consists of a surround-sound-speaker system and an AV receiver, so you only need to add a...

Blu-ray-ready 5.1 home theater system; three HDMI inputs; three digital audio inputs; three stereo analog audio inputs; automatic speaker calibration; satisfying sound on movies.

Doesn't handle music well; no analog video connections; no onscreen display; iPod dock isn't included.

The Sony HT-SS360 is an inexpensive home theater system with generous HDMI connectivity and satisfying sound on movies, but don't expect it to deliver with music.

May, 2009

Consumer review by: Pops (

Great Product Great Deal


Had to replace a old surround sound system , and was glad to have found this one . It does a great job and I am enjoying the system

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Chet (

Good deal


Easy to install, sounds great.

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Jerry (

Great value, for the money.


Very nice system for the money. If you're expanding from TV speakers to home theater, you will be blown away by the sound difference. Does it compare to high-end home systems costing $1,000 more?...I don't know because I won't spend that kind of money...

Attractive Design","Easy To Set Up","Great Sound

Control of other devices

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: Cmel (

Great value


I had an older surround sound system that only did surround sound sometimes and was pretty poor quality. This system performs beyond my expectations. The system comes with a Microphone used to auto-configure the speakers for your room and it works...

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: otherisp (

Great product from an even better store!


I bought this for my smaller sized room as I am deployed overseas. The system is great! I love the surround for movies and the subwoofer pounds with music...But it's not so much the product that I am writing this for, It's J & R. I can honestly say I...

Attractive Design","Easy Controls","Easy To Set Up","Great Sound","Powerful


Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: spiderman (

great home theater


nice product, great sound once you read de manual and set it up (tone and level)

Attractive Design","Easy Controls","Easy To Set Up","Great Sound","Powerful

Distorted sound","Poor Sound

Apr, 2010

Consumer review by: FirstSurroundSystem (

Good overall system


The base is pretty powerful when watching blu-ray movies, which is pretty great but have kids so had to turn it way down. It doesn't come through with music, but movies definitely bring out the best of this system.

Very easy to use and setup. Awesome sounding system for surround sound and good enough for music. This is my first surround setup and I was looking for something pretty good at a decent price point. I've been impressed with it and find it very easy to...

I wish the remote could be setup for multiple devices; it will only do so for Sony systems. I now have at least two to use and usually 3 in order to watch a movie or other device. Not a huge issue but my wife has a hard time figuring it all out and I...

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: Andy (

Fantastic System


Got this system to replace an old Insignia system and WOW what an upgrade!! While the speaker connections to the receiver are a special type of connector, the connections to the speakers themselves are your typical black and red. Anyone with a lil tech...

This system is fantastic!! The sound is nothing to complain about, you just need to have it calibrated correctly. The only system I could find with 3 HDMI inputs, which was a must for me as I have a blu-ray play, XBOX 360, and my cable box. The design...


Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: N/A (

SONY HT-SS360 5.1-Channel Home Theater System


SPL junkies may not be impressed, however plenty of volume for most medium size to small rooms. The receiver has a low profile, however the total footprint area was larger than i expected.

Quality construction, nice balanced sounding system, highly configurable


Mar, 2010

Product Specifications

Take advantage of the advanced audio capabilities of Blu-ray Disc movies with this dynamic surround sound system. The HTS-S360 features a sleek, slim receiver with all you need to enjoy the dramatic sound quality you crave. A perfect complement to your Blu-ray player and advanced gaming platforms, this you'll appreciate this system's simplicity in set-up and connectivity. Three HDMI inputs are included for connecting HD sources with a single cable and directly accessing them through the remote control. One-button control is also available with BRAVIA Sync technology, maintaining the proper settings for each component and allowing you to focus on the entertainment.


Output Power / Total:1000Watt

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder/Dolby Pro Logic II / Dolby Digital / DTS decoder
Components:AV receiver / Speaker system/AV receiver / Speaker system
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround System Class:5.1 channel
Type:Home theater system


Coaxial Digital Input: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony HT


Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control