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  1. Sony DAV-IS10 review

    Sony DAV-IS10 review

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    Sony's latest cosmetic quirk could land it a place in the Guinness Book of Records. The DAV-IS10 features the smallest satellite speakers ever seen on a home cinema system, each one being the size of a golf ball, so they can be discretely integrated into your room's d├ęcor.

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    Sony DAV-X10 review

    Sony DAV-X10 review

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    Single-box home cinema systems are seldom just about audio quality. Aesthetics and convenience are also crucial factors to their target audience. And few systems seem to show quite as full an understanding of this factor as Sony's new DAV-X10

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    Sony DAV-X1V review

    Sony DAV-X1V review

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    Sony's DAV-X1V is a stylish 2.1 virtual surround system aimed at those seeking a home cinema solution without the fuss of additional speakers and cabling taking over the room

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    Sony DAV-DZ410 review

    Sony DAV-DZ410 review

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    Sony's newest home cinema model may not incorporate DVD recording capabilities like its Panasonic rival, but the DAV-DZ410 has different flexibilities. As well as offering the usual five speakers and subwoofer for a 5.1 surround sound experience.

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    Sony DAR-RH1000 review

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    Sony's latest all-in-one is a compact system that arrives in a modestly sized box.Open it up and you're greeted with a very attractive main unit and a decent enough sub/sat speaker system.The asking price looks a little steep...

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    Sony HTR-6500 review

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    The number of recording systems rose sharply in 2004, but Sony's HTR-6500 beats most of the competition. It is compatible with both DVD-RW/ RW and DVD-R formats, making it one of the most flexible around.

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    Sony DAV-SR4W review

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    Sony has a reputation for turning out attractive kit, but the company has excelled with the DAV-SR4W. This is an elegant yet imposing system, able to blend into its surroundings at the same time as it catches the eye.

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    Sony DAV-SR1 review

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    Sony has a reputation for sophisticated home cinema styling, and the DAV-SR1 certainly upholds this. The main unit is finished in a mix of brushed aluminium and silver...

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