Sony CMT-SBT20B Hi-Fi System : Seems good quality – neat and small as

Having has our old unit for 15 years hope this one does same time. Seems good quality – neat and small as well.

I bought one of these from a different shop but i would like to review on amazon. Just to be clear this system can not be used with headphones not wireless not nfc not with a plugin usb headphone adapter, nada,i got so frustrated with mixed information on headphones that i emailed sony directly and received a very pleasant response telling me you can not use headphones with this system but it is a very good little hifi has good sound well worth the money just disappointing about the headphones.

Great stereo for the price, with one or two little niggles stopping me handing out a fifth star. It’s easy to set up, but suffers from a lack of presets (only numbered 1-4 on the handset meaning an annoying fumble for the other saved stations) for the dab. It’s a looker – brushed chrome and gloss black glass, nice lcd. Bluetooth is a great addition and picks up my iphone every time without any hassle (it doesn’t require being re-connected after initial set up. ) the weirdest thing is it forgets which radio preset it was on when put on standby and always reverts to the first saved station (at least, i can’t find anything in the instructions that changes this. )sound quality is good, certainly not great; the unit lacks bass even with the settings ramped up, and it won’t rattle the windows but for a smaller room it’s fine (i’m using it in a kitchen). Final annoyance is the cd mechanism engages whenever it comes out of standby so you get that distinctive ‘crunch’ as it gears up, even if you want to just use bluetooth or radio. Other than those things, the price is good for what you get and i’d mostly recommend this.

Good sound quality for a small system.

  • Great stereo for the price
  • Station presets still trying to fathom them out so again Panasonic was so easy compared to this remote control
  • Seems good quality – neat and small as

Sony CMT-SBT20B Hi-Fi System with CD, Bluetooth, DAB and FM Radio – Black/Silver

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  • Easy Bluetooth connectivity with NFC One-touch
  • USB media and Walkman playback and charging
  • Intergrated FM and DAB Radio Tuner
  • 12W total power
  • Mega Bass for dynamic sound

Speakers so flimsy so connected my panasonics from my previous audio/cd unit. Station presets still trying to fathom them out so again panasonic was so easy compared to this remote control. Slightly worried that the 3 amp fuse blew – very unusual. Beware speaker leads have a weird connectors that fit into the audio unit so if you want to connect other speakers you have to cut the leads and solder them back.

Good sound, but have not used it much yet.

I mainly bought it to play my cd’s on. The details on screen suggest it has a dab radio, it doesn’t, the radio is just fm.

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Reviewed Item
Sony CMT-SBT20B Hi-Fi System with CD, Bluetooth, DAB and FM Radio - Black/Silver
Rating
3.0 of 5 stars, based on 14 reviews
Price
£99.99