considering the number of parts involved. It has a compact body which is 40% smaller than a conventional home theatre system. In physical appearance, this Sony system’s stylish design brings alive any corner of the room. Its compact size avoids any clutter, and its sleek, multi-angled speakers can be placed in any manner for the perfect sound.
With a 5.1 channel, this 1,000 watt system (model: HT-IV300) delivers a powerful and immersive sound; the best sound for a theatre like experience at home that I have seen till date. Further, owning to the direct DTH connectivity as well as the plug and play feature, the users can enjoy a crisp immersive sound, free from the humming noise of DVD players.
The two way HDMI connected DTH Theatre system ensures an easy connection between the television and DTH system. One just needs to connect the satellite cable with DTH Theatre and then LCD/LED with DTH Theatre, thus ensuring picture in TV and sound through the DTH Theatre. The available inputs are—HDMI Input 2, Optical Input 1, Audio Video In 1.
The model features Sony’s one-touch functions with NFC technology that lets you easily view all the content on your phone or other Bluetooth enabled devices with your television. It supports multiple formats like MKV, MP4, AVC, WMV, VOB, Xvid HD and AVCHD through its USB port for plug and play devices.
In real use, I plugged the DTH Theatre system with my Sony Bravia and the Tata Sky with relative ease. Set up is simple and straight forward and you need not refer to the products guide over an over again. The powerful 1000 watt output and 5.1 channel surround sound will turn your home into your personal theatre.
Essentially this means that you can watch your favourite shows and movies like never before with great surround sound and crystal clear picture. The whole system is very dynamic, delivering high-energy scenes with big swings in volume with agility, clarity and punch.
If you wish to give rest to your eyes by shutting the TV, you can listen to your favourite music via USB or even your smartphone; Bluetooth wireless technology makes this possible. You can also connect it with the PlayStation, or connect your Blu-ray player with it.
My takeaways: The Sony DTH Theatre is easily one of the most user-friendly systems I have evaluated in recent months. Its design is neat and it is a respectable