Advantages flexibility,well built, looks, could be used as a mini amp
Disadvantages poor sound quality from CD player and speakers
I bought this for £80 witch is not bad for the spec. It looks great (it passed the mother in law test!) and is well built with solid brushed aluminum chassis, It has 2 audio inputs and the speakers can be changed as opposed to the Sony I was going to buy that had no inputs and like it or lump it speakers. As for the sound well its a mixed bag, there's plenty of bass From the speakers but otherwise the sound is flat and the treble is poor so don't expect crisp hi hats. moreover the CD player is rather mediocre and you will find your favorite discs sounding a little different to how you remember ...
6 of 7 Ciao users found the following review helpful
Advantages small size, excellent design, Smart disc system,good sound quality
Disadvantages mp3 tag display
as in the previous review the sound quality for this unit is excellent and for the price you can't beat it. i got it new for 80 pounds sterling. but what surprised me most is that it is a separates system not a one piece micro, with 2 line in so you can expand the system with for example a dab tuner and/or record deck. the only complaint i have is the way mp3 tags are displayed it's crap and won't display the whole tag info.but that's a personal quibble.it alsohas a little clever feature,when you play mp3 Cds it reads so much of the disk then it stops saving the drive, i guess it must have ...
4 of 5 Ciao users found the following review helpful
Quick review of Hitachi AXM71 AXM71
Great quality for the price. Small hi-fi with excellent sound quality - you won't find anything with a better sound for this price. Stylish looking , solid build with 100W speakers and MP3 playback . No headphones output though but I don't need it. I really did not expect to find something this good for that price. A little gem! I plugged an external DAB radio into this hi-fi and it sounds much better than on my old (and expensive) hi-fi which has just died...