They are really milking the Sony reputation on this one.
Daniel C. Vandyk "The Window Experts Of Palm ..., Amazon
25 February 2013
Summary: We have hade our Sony BDV-E780W Blu-Ray Disc Player Home Entertainment System for about 18 months. Price and shipping was as usual, excellent and the setup went fairly smooth. Be aware the real speakers are not wireless. The 2 rear speakers are wired to a wireless receiver. Where you don’t need the wire from the main unit to the back of the room, you still need wires connecting the wireless receiver to the 2 speakers.
You will spend $600 twice--once on this Sony, then again on its replacement.
E Xavier, Amazon
31 August 2012
Summary: The sound that this system produces is nothing short of spectacular for a mid-range complete home theater. After a week or two of seemingly-normal operation, you will find yourself spending at least thirty minutes attempting to navigate to the elusive 'home' screen--which once used to greet you like an old friend, ready to bring a world of digital wonderment to your living room.
Good product and well worth consideration by most.
31 August 2012
Summary: My wife and I recently purchased the Sony BDV-E780W system. We already owned the Sony NSX40GT1 40" Google TV and wanted to keep the living area as less cluttered as possible, including minimizing the number of remotes on the coffee table. This system filled all our needs perfectly. Pros: Installing the system is straight forward and the instructions are detailed. It has more features than we will every need or use and is fairly simple to operate.
Summary: I am sad to say after 30 years of being a loyal Sony customer I have found a product that I would not recommend. In the early 80's I bought a Sony Walkman and I was elated at the performance. I have since owned TV's, stereos, Playstations, etc. With this product I am overwhelmingly disappointed. I read the reviews related to lag of audio and despite that I took a chance. What a mistake.
Summary: I had system freezing problems and unit ultimately wouldn't turn on. Called Sony and was informed that I would have to pay to ship the unit to them (Apple sends a prepaid label for warranty service). So, after spending $50 to ship the entire unit, including accessories (as required by Sony). I received the unit about 3 1/2 weeks later. However, several necessary items weren't returned (2 wireless transceivers, speaker calibration microphone).
Summary: Appearance-wise, the system looks very nice. The main unit is a nice glossy black with sensory buttons. The onscreen display in minimal and looks nice. very satisfied with pandora, amazon video, you tube and more audio quality. Very Satisfied.
Summary: Amazing sound!!! This product is a must have! The sound quality and all the extras are perfect. My favorite...wireless set of speakers which I hang on the wall by each corner of the couch...YEAH!!!
Summary: The system was very easy to install. We did however have to get different mounting hardware for the speakers. We wanted to angle them and the mounts that came with were forward facing only. Over all the system has been working great.