Pioneer DCS-323 review

A surround sound setup with a slim sub at the centre

TechRadar Verdict

A good-looking setup that offers solid pictures and flexible surround sound options at a very reasonable price

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The DCS-323 boasts Pioneer's 3-Spot technology, and so offers both 5.1 and 'pseudo' surround sound - depending on how you place the speakers.

The stylish speaker system includes one of the slimmest subwoofers we've seen. Setting up is easy, and there's a set of adjustments that alter speaker level to suit the size of your room.

The DCS-323 builds on the success of its predecessors. There's no component, but images have excellent detail via RGB Scart and the speakers are spectacular no matter what their layout. was the former name of Its staff were at the forefront of the digital publishing revolution, and spearheaded the move to bring consumer technology journalism to its natural home – online. Many of the current TechRadar staff started life a staff writer, covering everything from the emerging smartphone market to the evolving market of personal computers. Think of it as the building blocks of the TechRadar you love today.