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Sony DAV-SB300

Sony DAV-SB300
alaScore 80

282 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 282 reviews of Sony DAV-SB300. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, 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-SB300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for Sony DAV-SB300


alaTest has collected and analyzed 33 user reviews of Sony DAV-SB300 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

91% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DAV-S300 Home Cinema SystemSony DAV-S300 Home Cinema System

Feb, 2018

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 97 user reviews of Sony DAV-SB300 from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

78% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DAVS300 DVD Home Theater Mini SystemSony DAVS300 DVD Home Theater Mini System

Feb, 2018

Expert review by: Geoffrey Morrison (

Sony BDP-S300, Samsung BD-P1200, and Panasonic DMP-BD10A Blu-ray Players


Hot on the heels of the first, and almost universally lame, generation of Blu-ray players, here's generation II. In the case of two of these players, the big news is a substantial reduction in price. Both are less than half of their predecessors. In...

All in all, it's not a bad player for the money. If you don't have HDMI on your receiver, go for it. If you do, the PS3 does all this and more for the same money.

Oct, 2007

Expert review by: Mar (

Dav-SB300 Home Theatre


This system is ok for the price but it seems to lack on the speakers supplied.

Visually it is stunning (With high end Screen and RGB Scart) but I tested it on my bedroom TV also(fx32) an it is still stunning

Very, Very cheap and nasty speakers ; They are good on DVD but SACD and CD are terrible

Jun, 2004

Expert review by: Rod (

Bass Collection SB300 Series


Great bass. Low action means it is very easy to play. There is fret buzz but the pickups dont pick it up. The sound is very nice and big. The only problems are the location of the jack out and the battery is hard to access.

Jul, 2003

Expert review by: The Perfect Vision (

Speakers: Subwoofers: Sony DAV-S300 Subwoofer


The DAV-S300 Subwoofer provides the anchor that movie sounds need to create drama. With 180 watts of power driving the efficient satellites and subwoofer, there is plenty of sound to fill any small to medium-sized room. Setup and use is easy thanks to...

Mar, 2001

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Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Dont do it!


only plays a sma...

Jan, 2005

Consumer review by: James Kirby (

Excellent Product


I was looking for a surround sound system with a DVD player and floor standing speakers that wasn't overly expensive. When this system caught my eye I knew I wanted it, not just for its stylish looks but the spec and sound capabilities stood out. I...

The only bad points that were apparent to me were that a) there are no individual sound controls, so for example, you can't turn the base up, and b) there is no scart input but only two audio inputs. It is still therefore possible to connect sky and...

Overall, this system is worth buying if you want it for watching movies/tv/sky/ps2 with the surround sound. As for the speakers, they're so handy and easily moveable with great sound. Plus the system plays, SACD / DVD / DVD-R / DVD-RW (video mode) /...

Jun, 2004

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

a good buy


The Sony DAV-S300 home cinema system was impressive two years ago when I bought it, and it continues to produce excellent sound/pi...

Sep, 2003

Consumer review by: UK Guest (

Great DVD/CD/tuner combination, but NO multi-region


I bought this Sony DAV-S300 home cinema system a couple of years ago and have used it with pleasure. It is great to have a tuner, ...

Dec, 2002

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Nov, 2001

Product Specifications

Called the DAV-S300 or the "Dream System", this all-in-one wonder comprises an AV receiver with a built-in DVD player (or vice versa) that features both Dolby Digital and DTS 5.1 channel processing, 5 micro satellite speakers, and a passive subwoofer. This all-in-one solution means that setup is fuss-free and worry-free. Detailed explanations, via easily understood color charts, are provided on the proper connections to the speakers. To further highlight the ease-of-connection of this system, speaker cables with color-coded connectors are provided to facilitate this function. To complement both the Dolby Digital and DTS formats, Sony's proprietary technology, Digital Cinema Sound, is also featured on the DAV-S300. Digital Cinema Sound effectively uses 3-D sound imaging to create the feel of sound emanating from points where no physical speakers exist. It allows the rear speakers (or even the front speakers) to recreate the same form of sound radiation achieved by multiple speakers. The result is a true theatre-like surround sound experience. The DAV-S300 also sports a slim, stylish design that seduces you, with its sleek chassis profile and svelte speaker design. As such, it is the perfect complement for those who strive for balance between aesthetics and performance in their home theatre equipment. Underneath its gorgeous exterior, the DAV-S300 sports the heart of a beast, with its pure 30 watt per channel power output into each of the five discrete channels (including the passive subwoofer). The key to achieving this power rating coupled with the unit's slim design is the utilization of a unique Class-T amplification design. This breakthrough design successfully provide the signal fidelity of sophisticated discrete-component linear Class-A and -AB designs, while offering high power efficiencies and the potential to need less exotic engineering to achieve high-end audiophile performance.


Output Power / Total:180Watt/650Watt


Audio output channels:5.1
RMS rated power:650

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic / DTS decoder/Dolby Digital / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder
Components:DVD player / AV receiver / Speaker system
Functions (KA):DVD player / Radio
Sound Effects:Bass Boost
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV systems
Surround Sound Effects:Digital Cinema Sound EX/Digital Cinema Sound Virtual 3D
Type:Home theatre system

Cassette System

Type: None

CD System

Type: None


Headphone Jack:Built-in / Yes

Dimensions & Weight



CD Playback Modes:All tracks repeat / One track repeat / Programme play / Random play / shuffle/One track repeat / Programme repeat / Random play / shuffle
DVD Repeat Modes:A-B repeat / All / Chapter / Programme / Random / Title
Type:DVD player


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony DAV

Management features

Sleep timer: Yes

MD System

Type: None



Optical Drive

Optical disc player type:DVD Player

Other features

Media types supported:DVD/DVD-R/DVD-RW/DVD+R/DVD+RW/CD/CD-R/CD-RW/Video CD/SVCD


Radio Data System (RDS): Yes

Radio System

Tuner Type:AM/FM / Digital radio tuner

Remote Control

Type:Remote control

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty


Type: None