Summary: For some reason it skips a few seconds at random intervals when playing CD's (music CD not MP3) and getting it to pick up the iPod touch is an art.The CD playback is an issue because it's almost impossible to sit and enjoy the music when it skips some of the track. I checked for software updates that would perhaps fix some of the issues but there is nothing on Sony's website. Not what I would have expected from a Sony product.
Summary: Loud and heavy. This machine puts out great sound. I love the USB interface. Fill a jump drive up, plug it in and forget about the music and have fun. The remote is handy for turning up my favorites from across the room. It is big and pretty heavy, it gets left home sometimes for that reason.
Summary: Works flawlessly with the iphone or like. The remote is nice... what my sons really like is the lights that beat to the music (pulsating to the music). You can really turn this thing up loud. Quality and workmanship is very good. If you cannot tell... this thing is huge and will easily fill a room with pounding music! Enjoy!!
Summary: Has no remote, yet all the operating instructions are for a remote. Very complex and confusing trying to figure out MANUAL operating instructions. Recommendations: Come On Sony! , Incude a remote with the system since all the instructions are for a remote.