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Sony DAV-DZ280

Sony DAV-DZ280
alaScore 80

167 reviews

Jul, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 167 reviews of Sony DAV-DZ280. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Sony DAV-DZ280 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony DAV-DZ280


alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 user reviews of Sony DAV-DZ280 from The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

47% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DAVDZ280 5.1 ch DVD Home Cinema System with Satellite SpeakersSony DAVDZ280 5.1 ch DVD Home Cinema System with Satellite Speakers

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Sony DAV-DZ280 DVD Home Cinema System


At under £200, the Sony DAV-DZ280 could really appeal to those with an iPod and big DVD collection.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by : Chris McGivern (

Review: Sony DAV-DZ280 Home Cinema


Looking to make the most of your TV but haven't succumbed to Blu-Ray yet? If the answer's yes, then you may want to have a look at Sony's DAV-DZ280 DVD Home Cinema. Available from under £200, the DAV-DZ280 looks like an impressive bit of kit that...

Whilst the Sony DAV-DZ280 is far from perfect, its value lies in its sound quality and price. If you’re into music DVDs or plan to use the system as a music hub as well, then the DZ280 comes recommended. However if you’re planning to watch upscaled...

Dec, 2009

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Sony DAV-DZ280


Sound is good considering the price, iPod adapter and control thereof is useful as is USB port

No aux input, means I cannont connect to TV output or other device. Rear speaker cables inadequate length. Front display unclear and dim. Cannot play video from USB

Nov, 2011

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does not intrude within the room.

none so far

Dec, 2010

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Great value for money!!

Aug, 2010

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sound and picture quality

not got any at the moment

Jul, 2010

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The sound quality's execellent for a product with small speakers.

It's a good quality product, just has a cluttered look once set up.

Jul, 2010

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Easy to set up, great picture and sound quality. Amazing value for money. Would highly recommend

Not found any!

Jul, 2010

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Sony DAV-DZ280


the good thing about this product apart from it is very cheap for what it does and what you get is that the amount of decent quality picture and sound wise and the ease of use is amazingly easy straight out the box and away you go simple as 1,2,3

i can not fault this system as i have had no problems with this item only that maybe there could be more length in cables and equal in length as the surround speaker wires are not long enough but nothing major at all

Jun, 2010

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Sony DAV-DZ280


Good quality sound and ease of use

None so far

Jun, 2010

Product Specifications

Indulge yourself in superior sound and image quality with the DAV-DZ280 HDMI BRAVIA Theater System. Watch your favorite movies or listen to music with enhanced sound quality thanks to the 24-bit S-master digital amplifier, and Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (DCAC) technology. This automatically adjusts for speaker placement, distance and delay. Boasting 850W power, HDMI output with 1080p upconversion, and a supplied iPod cradle to playback music and video content from your iPod, the DAV-DZ280 ensures an amazing home audio-video experience at the touch of your fingertips.


Output Power / Total:850Watt


Audio Decoders:DTS
Audio formats supported:MP3
Audio output channels:5.1
RMS rated power:850
Sound enhancement:

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder
Components:DVD player / AV receiver / Speaker system
Functions (KA):AV receiver / Digital player / Digital recorder / DVD player / Radio
Sound Effects:Dynamic Bass
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround System Class:5.1 channel
Type:Home theatre system

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None

Center speaker

Center speaker RMS power:142


Headphone Jack:Built-in / Yes


CD Playback Modes:One track repeat / Programme play / Random play / shuffle / Repeat all
Type:DVD player


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony DAV

Management features

Sleep timer:Y

MD System

Type: None



Optical Drive

Number of Discs:1
Optical disc player type:DVD Recorder

Other features

HDMI ports quantity:1
Plug and Play:Y
Power requirements:220 - 240 V AC, 50 / 60 Hz

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
Composite Video Out:1
Headphone outputs:1
I/O ports:1 x DM\n1 x D.C.A.C.\n
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Power Consumption (Standby):0.3
Power consumption (typical):150


FM band range:87.50 - 108.00
Preset stations quantity:30
Radio Data System (RDS):Y
Supported radio bands:AM, FM

Radio System

Tuner Type:Digital radio tuner / FM

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control

Satellite speakers

Satellite speakers RMS power:568


Subwoofer RMS power:140


Type: None