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alaScore 79

90 reviews

Apr, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 90 reviews of SAMSUNG HW-C560S. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. People really like the usability. The design is also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the size.

price, design, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the SAMSUNG HW-C560S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of SAMSUNG HW-C560S from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Opinions about the price and usability are on the whole positive, whereas many are less positive about the size.

usability, price


88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Samsung HW-C560S 5.1 Channel AV Receiver Home Cinema SystemSamsung HW-C560S 5.1 Channel AV Receiver Home Cinema System

Apr, 2017

Consumer review by: hairball (

bad hdmi circuit boards


2 months(Aug 2011) after I buy this 2 hdmi Jacks fry(remote defective also) sent in,2 weeks later fixed, remote still not working. Jan 2012 exact same HDMI jacks not working(they want me to send it away for 2 more weeks) 2.5 hours phone call result No...

good price

2 circuit boards fried ; remote works intermittently,was not repaired or replace just gave it back to me ; horrible service ; no replacement,repair only ; they spend more to fix it twice than it costs to exchange for working one-2 way UPS, service tech...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (

Bad HDMI board


I should have gone with my gut and bought the Denon 391 or 591 I have been lusting over for months

I got a good price on it at a big box store, sorry new egg dont ; be sad you still get you 20% of my pay check per month ; It looks nice, and sounds nice when it works

Set up directions were useless, but when I hooked my PS3 the hdmi audio would cut in and out on the menu and netflix and work fine on bluray, after reading online that is a common problem with this unit, I moved the ps3 to a different HDMI and it...

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: Randall (



I was a total mark for samsung when i bought this unit. (owning 2 TVs, a blueray player, and 2 monitors) Now, i have vowed to NEVER buy any samsung audio product again. I have returned this product to samsung 3 times. (now i have to dispute the...

Sounds great ; easy setup

Junky HDMI boards that WILL go out ; the only question is WHEN

Dec, 2010

Consumer review by: titus_tatius (

Good first system


This is my first system, so I am very pleased with it and would recommend it. I have put a lot of things in cons but I don't really see them as big things. The main purpose of the unit, the sound is quite good and most of my issues could be easily...

I have a Samsung TV and BR player and this system, so I have the Anynet working. Sound is very good for the price of the system. Set up was very easy with the asc microphone. AnyNet link is very handy when you want to watch a dvd/br. Fills a...

My xbox 360 doesn't have an hdmi out and so if i plug it in to the system with component, I have to have component out in addition to hdmi out to the TV from the system. I currently just have the video plugged directly in to the tv but it requires that...

May, 2010

Consumer review by: tbeverly (

Great sound quality but hard to use


Samsung produced a good looking system that connects with their TVs and DVD players very well. So well, in fact, that I can\'t figure out how to DISconnect it when I want to. The sound quality is great, the setup menu is fine, but the Anynet+ feature...

All the connections options I could ever need","Easy connections","Great Sound Quality

Doesn\'t work as described","Hard to troubleshoot","Physically big

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: c18drm (

Great quality sound, easy to setup, looks excellent


This was my first surround sound system and I'm very impressed with it.

Aug, 2010

Product Specifications

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:DTS 96/24 / Dolby Pro Logic II
Type:Home theater system


Coaxial Digital Input: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes