Sony HT-CT150 3D Sound Bar System Review

When it comes to home audio, the right products from the right manufacturers are going to make all the difference. Brought to you by Sony, the Sony HT-CT150 3D Sound Bar System is an audio system that provides surround sound offering the best of both worlds: Simplicity combined with power.

Technical Specifications

sonyhtct150The subwoofer is approximately 7.75″ x 7.75″ x 16.25″ with an approximate weight of 23 lbs and 3 oz. The cord length is approximately 3 meters or 9.8 feet from the sound bar to the subwoofer.

The speaker unit is an SA-WCT150 bass reflex speaker.

The amplifier features A/V synch fixed on 45ms.

Numerous convenience features are offered including low power consumption during operation (approximately 75 watts) and a sleep timer. Power consumption when in standby mode is only 0.3 watts. The power requirements for this unit are 120 V and 60 Hz.

The amplifier is a 24 bit S-Master digital amplifier offering numerous audio formats including Dolby Digital and dts Decoding. There are two RCA audio outputs, two optical audio inputs, one HDMi video output, three HDMi video inputs, one digital media port and one Coaxial audio digital input.

The front speaker has dimensions of 31.5 inches by 2 9/16 inches by 2 5/16 inches or 800 mm x 66 mm x 60 mm. The speaker unit is an SS-CT150. The weight is approximately 2 lbs and 13 oz.

Also include are a Unified remote, an owner’s manual and a speaker cable, which is 3 meters or 9.8 feet in length.

Features

The Sony HT-CT150 3D Sound Bar System is simple and yet powerful, making it an essential addition to complete your home entertainment experience. The Sony HT-CT150 3D Sound Bar System features compatibility with 3D home entertainment systems, and it makes it possible for you to turn your sound bar into your entertainment hub simply by adding 3D or HD devices with single HDMi cables for each device.

The sound bar itself is designed to be sleek and minimalistic. It can be mounted directly onto a Sony Bravia television, it can be mounted directly onto a wall or it can be placed strategically on a shelving unit depending on your personal preference.

HDMI Repeater allows you to connect a number of different devices to the surround sound system by way of HDMi cables. This will allow you to switch easily back and forth between the various devices. This also makes it possible to connect everything to the HDTV using only a single HDMi cable for easy connectivity.

Standby pass-through for audio and video means that you will be able to access all of the HDMi connected devices conveniently sonyhtct150-backwithout needing to power on your receiver.

3D Pass through means that you will be able to enjoy 3D video games, Blu-ray Disc movies and other types of 3D content using compatible players and compatible HDTV devices.

Bravia sync capability means that you can conveniently control and operate all of your HDMi-connected devices using a single Bravia sync delive. This includes your Blu-ray Disc players, your Bravia HDTVs, your home theater products, your Cyber-shot digital cameras and your Handycam camcorders.

Audio return channel means that you can eliminate the necessity for additional cables being connected in the back of your TV. This particular feature makes it possible for audio to be sent from a compatible television to the receiver through HDMI cables that you already have connected for sending video and audio to your television. This is a great way to eliminate extra cable clutter that you do not need.

Digital media port adapters make it possible for you to use your audio system to access music and other media from other devices such as personal computer devices, walkman players and iPods as well as other types of mp3 and music players.

Review

The features and technical specifications only really tell half the story. The best way to know whether or not this is the right product for you is to read reviews from real users, real people who have purchased, set up and enjoyed this product. Both positive and negative reviews can be telling, because together they create a general consensus on the type of experience that you are going to have with this product.

Set up of this product is particularly easy. Although there are additional cables that you can buy, everything that you need to get started with this product is available in the box. Unpacking everything and hooking it up is easy.

The sound quality provided by this product is excellent. If you are looking for the perfect addition to an HD or 3D entertainment setup, then this is a solid choice for you to consider.

This product compliments other Sony products extremely well. If you are using a Sony Bravia television and a Sony Blu-Ray Disc player, then adding the Sony HT-CT150 3D Sound Bar System is an excellent idea that is well worth your consideration.

The simulated surround sound is of excellent quality, and the bass is very impressive. If you are looking to add a lot of sound to your space, whether your space is large or small, this is a surround sound system that is well worth your consideration.

One of the most advantageous features is the Bravia Sync, which is absolute magic if all of your devices are compatible. You can run all of your components together, syncing them up for easy access and better cable management. If you are looking for a simple system that is going to pack a lot of sound power without a lot of hassle, then this is a system that is well worth your consideration.

Ultimately, the Sony HT-CT150 3D Sound Bar System is a sleek and sophisticated Sony product that helps to tie in other Sony media products including compatible Sony Bravia televisions, Sony Blu-Ray Disc players and similar devices.

Sony HT-CT150 3D Sound Bar System Review

 

Sony HT-CT150 3D Sound Bar System

 

Published by

Amy Livians

Professional Reviewer of Home Theater Systems, components, and design.