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Overall quality good
Do not use the timer to sleep. It will be sure to wake you up when it turns off, very noisy.
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Sony HI-Fi a miss
I purchased this system because it seemed to have everything I was looking for in a shelf system- an ipod dock plus a line in-put for a pc. It offers decent wattage and looks...Read complete review
I purchased this system because it seemed to have everything I was looking for in a shelf system- an ipod dock plus a line in-put for a pc. It offers decent wattage and looks nice. However, the sound is awful. Regardless of the price-inexpensive but not cheap, the sound should be decent or at least adequate. I guess adequate is my best description of the sound if you don't really care that your music will sound bad playing through this system. I was aware of the lack of subwoofer but I expected the bass to be decent; it's mushy. No distinction exists between the highs and mids as well.
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(2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
Nice system, everything you need
Comments about Sony Mini Hi-Fi Shelf System:
This is a very nice stereo system for the sound quality. I would call myself a casual listener of almost all kinds of music (not opera or classic or stuff like that). Iv'e had this system for a few years now and i haven't encountered a single issue. EXCEPT that these speakers produce very little bass. I'm not sure why, but they also crackle at medium volumes when i boost the bass on my laptop. So definitely consider paying the $50 more for the system similar to this one with the subwoofer (i dont own that system but it should add some bass...) But if you dont even know what the word bass means, you will find these speakers as a great buy. Highs and mids are crisp though, just not good enough for bass heads.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
This is an amazing stereo system and I would highly recommend it. It has great sound, great base, and lives up to its name. The only thing about it is that if you are going to buy it I would get the other system that is almost exactly the same except it has a subwoofer. This one doesn't even have a port for a subwoofer. The other bad parts are the radio antenna is a cord instead of an antenna and it doesn't pick up single as good as some others. Also, the iPod dock flips down out of the front so it is a little loose when locked in place. I still love my system no matter what though.
(2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)
Pretty much useless
from Madison, WI
I purchased it specifically for it's iPhone compatibility. It says iPhone compatible all over the website. Well that's kinda true. I ordered it only to find out It won't work with iPhone 4 and up. Besides that, it sounds like junk. The bass is too much, muted and mushy sounding. No matter where you set the EQ. And the cheap plastic chassis rattles and buzzes because of the bass. Take your iPhone/iPod to a brick and mortar store and try it out before buying. Walk away from this one. I returned mine and I just ordered a different brand that I tried out in the store.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Bought this as a gift
from Dallas Tx
About Me Frequent Traveler
Nice sound, stylish, easy to operate
Great sound and high output, with clarity and good bass. A good value for the money.
Best Stereo I've ever bought. Originally bought for garage. After using it once i returned my Beat box and got another one for the house. In my opinion the best stereo out there. Get price too
(12 of 14 customers found this review helpful)
No Headphones Jack! Are you serious?
I received this unit as a gift. All pros and cons are indicated above. I still can't believe they didn't dedicate a jack for headphones!
(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
excellent product,the sounds as very good, good look! exept the screen was very small&difficult to see! the i pod dock is genial, i ilsten my cd's MP3 easely in general i recommended this product
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
Best value out there
from Canton, MS
Purchased as my garage system and I couldn't be happier. This system blows away those iHomes and other iHome copy cat systems, and its really not much more expensive at all. Its a much better value.
from Kansas City, MO
About Me Musician
I use this product daily to listen to Rap and Metal. It's great for both. That bass booster gives very nice audio so don't listen to that other review. The only issue with the audio at all is that(like the other reviewer said) the mids and highs aren't seperated very well, but it's better than most systems at this price. If you want it for home use or even for small parties this is a good sound system to have! But wouldn't be good or DJ's because it just doesn't have perfect audio. It does have tons of great features though.
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