Samsung HT-E6500W reviews: Home Cinema System

5 customer reviews

This home cinema system is a good all rounder.

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9.0 out of 10 based on 5 reviews.
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michael, Glasgow Gadget lover

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Sound is great for the money easy to set up with hd leads don't think it's any better watching blueray DVD than watching on hd
Bad points:
Not went over it all yet but looks good
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 9.0
Ease of setting up 10.0
Surround sound effect 10.0
Clarity of instruction manual 9.0
Range of features 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 13 Nov 2012

Tom, Birmingham Movie fan

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
I was impressed by the quality of sound of this product. When I unpacked the speakers they were much smaller than I had anticipated and when I saw the thin cables they are connected with I feared the worst. But was pleasantly surprised by the surround sound quality they produce, but hey I am not an absolute high end high fidelity freak and may just be easily pleased ;)
The features of the BlueRay player turn your TV into a smart TV and you can stream video from the internet and other devices to your TV and the system updates its fimware and software automatically, which is great.
I just love the vacuum tubes such a lovely retro feature and maybe they really are the reason for the good sound!
Bad points:
When I ordered this system I thought the rear speakers were connected wireless, but they are not! This is an option and has to be purchased separately.
I am using Virgin TV connected via HDMI cable. When I switch my system on it does not automatically return to its previous settings and I have to go through the 'Home' screen then 'Settings' then choose the relevant HDMI port to finally watch TV... Could be hard to learn for the less technical family members: switch the Virgin box on, then switch TV on then switch BlueRay player on then go to home screen not not the one of the TV you fool! the one of the BlueRay!
I have not done a great deal of testing but the BlueRay player seems very picky about what disks it will play for you. I have tried one self burned one and it didn't play.
Lastly if you intend to stream content from your PC to the system via DNLA, I wouldn't bother with Samsung's software I think it is just useless and hangs on my system, but a third party software (I use Mezzmo) works perfectly fine
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Ease of setting up 10.0
Surround sound effect 8.0
Clarity of instruction manual 9.0
Range of features 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 11 Oct 2012

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Product Features

Sound channels 5.1 surround sound
Built-in disc player DVD Player
Built-in disc player CD Player
Connections HDMI
Connections Wireless
Connections USB
Playback formats DivX
Playback formats MP3
Audio technology Dolby Digital and DTS
Extra functions PC streaming
Extra functions iPod control
Extra functions Web content
Extra functions iPod dock
Upscaling Yes
3D Yes
Number of speakers 6
Power (W) 165.0
Width in cm 43
Height in cm 5.5
Depth in cm 25.0
Release date 2012-05-04

Also known as: Samsung HT-E6500, Samsung HT-E6500/XU, Samsung HTE6500, HTE6500, Samsung Home

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