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Performance with stylish design

Advantages: Powerful clear audio performance, excellent picture signal and sleek design
Disadvantages: Ejecting discs is slow and noisy

...I was lucky enough to get hold of the Sony DAV-550 as an end of line bargain when the were shrinking the audio visual department of my local House of Fraser. I hadn't gone looking for a home cinema system but 10 minutes of killing time while my wife looke ...

LordBongo 08.02.2013 · Read full review
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Something To Annoy The Neighbour

Advantages: Excellent Sound sy
Disadvantages: cannot play CDR

This is a great piece of kit for any movie lover. It’s stylish and kicks out excellent sound quality. The unit comes in silver and is a compact design. It connects via phono sockets to your sound outputs e.g. TV, Video, Sky and Games Console. The ...

free_peace_sweet 30.09.2003 · Read full review
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can you hear that???

Advantages: brilliant
Disadvantages: picture sometimes sketchy

How things have progressed for the 'Home Cinema In A Box' system in recent years. Just over a year ago people were singing praises to the DAVS500 system, marvelled at it's ability to play SACD discs aswell as DVD-Video and CD. What we have here is its ...

richp80 22.07.2003 · Read full review
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A sound purchase!!

Advantages: it's great
Disadvantages: piddly buttons on remote

Moving into a new house I wanted a decent (but reasonably priced) surround sound system with DVD and radio also included. After much research I went for this one...and I haven't regretted it one bit. The box looks sleek and smooth, with only a few but ...

mrd5477 21.03.2005 · Read full review
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Quality piece of equipment!

Advantages: Sexy Piece of Home entertainment
Disadvantages: Buttons on control are bit small

This DAVS 550 is hard not to love. The unit I found very easy to setup, all the connections are colour coded so you cant really go wrong. You can even setup your speakers so they can work according to your size of room to get the most out of the sound ...

r0sco1 08.03.2004 · Read full review
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