Summary: I replaced a Panasonic 5-disc, dual cassette shelf stereo that just wore out. I loved it. Now I have this Yamaha since it arrived yesterday. What a great sound! Such a small package, yet a fine tonal range. I thought that I might need to buy the sub woofer, but now that I have heard the system, i don't think so. Nice bass, so the extra sub woofer won't be needed. I guess I won't miss the 5-disc changer.
Summary: for a small highfigh (and low price range) is a fair device. Sound could be a bit better if you could customize the equalizer, but you just can modify treble and bass. Remote could be smaller, since there is not soo much function on the stereo, some buttons could be merged into one. Despite above comments it works just as spected, USB works with Android phones, ipod, iphone.
Excerpt: We needed a new stereo shelf system even before ours (an 8-track from the 70's with great bass) was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. I wanted everything in one, i.e., AM/FM radio, CD player, ipod dock, and an input for my satellite radio. This compact, resonant sounding system had it all, and at an affordable price. I am very meticulous about good sound, especially bass, and to my surprise, this system fit the bill.
Summary: I was looking for a compact stereo system to replace my old '90s system with its big amplifier, 5-disc CD player and even bigger Boston Acoustics speakers -- one that would accept an iPod or iPhone, because who wants to bother with CDs anymore? Plus, my wife hated the old system. "It's so '70s," she complained. (Well, that was about 20 years off, but who's counting?
Summary: This unit is superb, dynamic, outstanding sound, feature packed and a great value. The first review complained about the CD player? CD Player? This unit is about playing music from an iPhone or iPod and it plays it incredibly. Excellent for a small apartment, excellent for a home office environment, excellent for a bedroom. This is NOT a "home entertainment center" stereo system. No inputs for HDMI, etc.