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If you can’t be bothered messing around with a separate Blu-ray player, amp and surround sound speaker set-up, then an all-in-one home cinema kit such as the BDV-E370 from Sony may be just the sort of set up you’re looking for. Sony BDV E370 Sound and vision: Sony's BDV-E370 The main unit combines a Blu-ray player with an …

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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    850watts? Really?

    I know that's Sony's claim but the manual actually states the power consumption of the thing as 170w.......

  2. Anonymous Coward
    FAIL

    Dead tech

    BluRay will never catch on...

  3. Owen
    Jobs Halo

    Locked to regions?

    Since my collection of DVDs is from both EU and AUS, what's the chance that half of my collection would be locked out? Ditto with the different region set-up with BluRay.

    I'd be interested in this set-up since even if St. Steve does finally release BluRay on a Mac Mini, there's no way of getting HD sound onto my current (Logitech Z-5500) sound system.

    1. Citizen Kaned

      to be honest

      and im not sounding rude. that speaker package wouldnt do HD audio any justice.

      to me this seems like a step back from their first dvd+ amp combos. ok the amp was basic but it handled audio switching pretty well for a cheapo package (im on my 3rd home cinema setup now, but ive been into it for 10+ years)

      but personally i wouldnt go with anything sony that plays optical these days. their optical units always die far too early.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Stay in

    That's right, stay in, safe in your own home. Don't venture out, socialise, connect with others and see live entertainment or make your own. Just consume. Do you really need this?

  5. John 62

    backplate

    I love the backplate. So it's not like an Apple device that's almost as nice at the back as it is at the front, but it's like the engineers are answering the question of why it needs a noisy fan: because it has Java!

    (though we have a Philips VCR/DVD combi that has a noisy fan without using Java)

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