Wish I'd got this earlier! - but see added note re software update
29 December 2013
Summary: First off, another exemplary delivery from Amazon - why does anyone pay for fast delivery when that's often what you get anyway? This arrived in its own Sony box without any extra "carrier protection" packaging but all was well on arrival.
Summary: The 1st one sent out broke after a week, the picture juddered!! Amazon were great and sent a replacement. So far so good, sound and picture great. Will be even better when I get a new monster 3d television!! But don't tell the wife!!!
A generally good cinema system but some design flaws
Sandra Vale "sandravale", Amazon
26 September 2013
Summary: My old denon av500 went bang and I was forced into a quick purchase of a replacement. What HiFi recommendations have not failed me so far so I purchased the Sony BNV-N590. Firstly the good. The sound is pretty OK for an all in one cinema system and the picture from even ordinary DVDs is fabulous.
Summary: Playback of DVDs and Blurays is perfect. Copes with virtually all video formats I've tried; mkv, MP4, etc Sound is clear Remote app for android phone is pretty cool However, down sides; Shape of the thing with a side loading dvd is virtually useless for putting the box in a unit under the telly.
Summary: V good sound and audio but beware it only plays one region dvd and blu rays. You won't be able to play imports so your choices of films will be severely limited. If you like foreign films you'd be better off getting an all region player from somewhere else as amazon for some obscure reason only sell...