Sony BDVE780W reviews: 3D Surround Sound Home Cinema System

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+ This home cinema system scores high on surround sound effect. - It has no outstanding negative points.

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8.7 out of 10 based on 30 reviews.
Sony BDVE780W: Blu-ray, With HDMI See full product description

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Nick, Rickmansworth Movie fan

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Both easy on the eye and to use.
Bad points:
Does exactly what it says on the tin but just a bit functionally limited
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 10.0
Ease of setting up 10.0
Surround sound effect 8.0
Clarity of instruction manual 8.0
Range of features 5.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 30 Jan 2012

Brian, Ayr Music listener

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Sound effects
Bad points:
Unless you start off by playing a DVD/CD the unit can take several minutes to produce sound for Radio/Sky/Tv inputes
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 6.0
Ease of setting up 8.0
Surround sound effect 10.0
Clarity of instruction manual 6.0
Range of features 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Feb 2012

Richard, Beverley Movie fan

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
How easy it was to set up and balance the speakers
Bad points:
No headphone socket. No rear speaker connections on the main unit
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Ease of setting up 9.0
Surround sound effect 10.0
Clarity of instruction manual 7.0
Range of features 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 Jan 2012

Behrooz, Holmfirth Gadget lover

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Affordable, great quality, latest technology. The wireless rear speakers work a treat! Just need some stands for them now!
Bad points:
Certain things about the UI could be improved, apart from that it's great!
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Ease of setting up 10.0
Surround sound effect 10.0
Clarity of instruction manual 10.0
Range of features 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 18 Jul 2012

Sergio, Gravesend Movie fan

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Wireless rear speaker
Built in Wi-Fi
2 HDMI
Internet vídeo
Bad points:
Nothing at all
Overall rating 10.0
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 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 14 Oct 2011

sidney, Lincoln Music listener

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
WiFi connectivity to a network media disc. The quality of sound is as good as more expensive units. It has all the facilities I have been looking for in one box.
Bad points:
iPlayer does not work sometimes. Needs support for more types of video file.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Ease of setting up 9.0
Surround sound effect 9.0
Clarity of instruction manual 9.0
Range of features 9.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Jan 2012

maurice, Huddersfield Movie fan

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Nice design
Good sound quality
Bad points:
sync needs to be improved as i have a sony bravia kdl-37ex72 and
Sony BDV-E780W blu ray system when you switch on from the tv remote sound does not come on throgh the surround system to get it to work you have to play a dvd then chose tv then it works even when you put them on seperate it deos the same..
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 8.0
Ease of setting up 9.0
Surround sound effect 8.0
Clarity of instruction manual 8.0
Range of features 7.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 02 Jan 2012

Product Features

Sound channels 5.1 surround sound
Built-in disc player Blu-Ray Player
Wireless system Wireless
Connections USB
Connections HDMI
Playback formats DivX
Playback formats Super Audio CD
Playback formats MP3
Playback formats CD
Playback formats Super Video CD
Audio technology Dolby Digital and DTS
Extra functions iPod dock
Upscaling Yes
3D Yes
Number of speakers 6
Power (W) 1000
Width in cm 1
Height in cm 1.0
Depth in cm 32.0
Release date 2011-04-19

Also known as: Sony BDV-E780W

 

Manufacturer's Description

E780W 3D Blu-ray Disc™/ DVD 5.1ch Home Cinema
Experience 3D Home Cinema, with wire-free internet streaming

BRAVIA® Internet Video, 3D, Wi-Fi® built-in, wireless rear speakers, 2x HDMI® in, iPod / iPhone dock

Stream internet content without wires
3D picture and Surround Sound
Wireless rear speakers to reduce clutter.

BRAVIA® Internet Video – Stream music, video, sports and Catch Up TV direct from the internet via the BRAVIA® Internet Video platform
Full HD 3D Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD player – Watch movies in 3D for stunning, real life viewing with upscaling of standard DVDs to near 1080p quality
3D Surround Sound – Sony exclusive technology adds more depth to Surround Sound, like it’s coming from behind your TV
Wi-Fi® built-in and Wireless Rear Speakers – No more tangled wires: Stream internet content with built-in Wi-Fi® and wireless rear speakers for a clutter free Home Cinema
2x HDMI® in – Simple connection and control over media devices, like a set top box and games console, with 2x HDMI® inputs
Wider listening area – New rounded speaker design fills your room with balanced Surround Sound, wherever you sit
Auto Speaker Calibration – One-push automatic sound set-up for flexible speaker placement and optimum sound quality
Works with iPod / iPhone – iPod / iPhone dock lets you control and playback music, video and photo content on your TV
Smartphone control – Use your iPhone, iPod touch or Android™ phone as a remote and search the internet for video content
Video and sound enhancer – Experience improved video and sound for poorer quality internet content when using BRAVIA® Internet Video.


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