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Sony Home Entertainment Server HES-V1000

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Sony Home Entertainment Server HES-V1000. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 3.7/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality. The design also gets good comments. Opinions are divided on the size. Many are critical about the price and reliability.

usability, design, image quality

reliability, price

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) the Sony Home Entertainment Server HES-V1000 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 70/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony Home Entertainment Server HES-V1000


alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Sony Home Entertainment Server HES-V1000 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.5/5 for other Digital Video Recorders (DVR) on Reviewers really like the image quality and size. The design and usability also get good views. The reliability and price get negative comments.

usability, design, size, image quality

price, reliability

69% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Aug, 2020

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Sony HES-V1000


The V1000 is a large unit, measuring 12-1/4 X 31-5/8 X 15-7/8, so you'll need to make sure you have room for it, but it packs a lot of features into that large box. The video and audio quality are worthy of an HD home entertainment system, and the...

200 disc Blu-ray/CD/DVD disc changer500GB hard driveTrue HD 1080p outputBuilt-in Blu-ray/DVD disc burnerWealth of connectivity options

The latest home entertainment server featuring a 200-disc Blu-ray disc...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : Adrienne Maxwell (

Sony HES-V1000 Blu-ray Server


In theory, I'm a big fan of the all-in-one media center, a single device through which you can enjoy all of your digital entertainment: DVDs, music, photos, and video. In practice, though, I've been less than impressed by the Media Center PCs I've...

Apr, 2008

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Worth the money


"I picked this up from the Sony Style store in Beachwood OH. It was to big to take home myself so I got the White Glove delivery. It arrived in 4 days and was unpacked and put in its new home. I have an extensive DVD collection (1400+), and a growing...

All in one Entertainment server

Just a little slow to load

Apr, 2009

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Good Idea, Poor Execution


"So far, I haven't experienced functional value for the high cost of the product. Maybe I need to work with the product more but the instruction manual is very poor. There should be an on-line tutorial or a training CD. The concept for this product is...

It looks pretty

Slow, cumbersome to use, does not live up to hype

Dec, 2008

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Sony Home Entertainment Server HES-V1000


May be interested in the Sony HES-V1000, a disc changer with a 200 chip, which combined with the media center. Sony seems strange spawn of this product, when kebanyakkan the film does not have Blu-ray format. If you buy one chip un tuk bluray disc...



Apr, 2009

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Large capacity easy-to-use


HES-V1000, this will be the introduction of Sony's first home entertainment server. HES-V1000 will be able to store 200 BD / DVD / CD disc, supports all Blu-ray disc read and write operations, and will be equipped with a 500G hard drive.In addition the...

Full-featured built-in luxury

A bit too high

Mar, 2009

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