A good sound system is the soul of a good gaming or a home theatre system. The best television or the fastest gaming system feels incomplete without a good sound system. A good sound system is made of three components; loudness, clarity of sound and fidelity. The Sony MHC-V50D is a portable one-box portable speaker which packs in quite a lot in a relatively small form factor.
Sony Speaker highlights its exclusive Smart High-Power Technology, Mica Cone Speaker and High-Quality wireless audio via Near Field Communication (NFC) and Bluetooth. The Sony MHC-V50D features intuitive operations and music can be controlled and browsed wirelessly through Bluetooth or Wi-Fi through Sony’s proprietary app. It is available for a price of Rs. 33,990/- in online stores. Let us take a closer look at this speaker system through this review.
The Sony MHC-V50D is a single-box speaker system, which is a rare form-factor. All the speakers in this system are enclosed in a single tall cabinet which stands about 31.4”. It packs in 2 Tweeters, 2 Mid-range and 1 big Subwoofer. It looks sleek and futuristic. The front of the speaker carries the CD/DVD tray at the very top. Below that are the 2 4cm cone type tweeters which are fit into two round holes placed apart. Below the tweeters are the 2 8cm. cone type mid-range speakers placed apart. These are also place in round cut-outs which are cut off at the outer edges. At the very bottom is the big 20cm. Mica woofer placed in a big round cut-out with two plastic pieces tucking it in at the outer edges. The grill of the woofer is finished in black colour.
There are LEDs placed inside the woofer grill, giving it a gorgeous look. The entire cabinet is finished in matte black. The control panel of the music system is located on top of the speaker and it is an illuminated LED touch panel. All the controls on this panel are digital and are touch enabled. It also carries a big LED display for displaying volume levels, source, track information, etc. At the back edge of the top of the speaker, sits a lens with RGB LED lights inside. The light passes through the lens to spread a wide light pattern which can be controlled and synced to the music beats for a club-style dance floor wherever it is placed. All-in-all, the design review of the Sony MHC-V50D brings out the bold design language and sleek futuristic look to the whole system.
The Sony MHC-V50D sports a unique form-factor of a single-box speaker system. It features the new LDAC audio technology from Sony that allows the user enjoy the highest-quality wireless audio via Bluetooth. With up to 3 times the data transmitted than usual wireless connectivity, LDAC provides an enhanced wireless listening experience for all types of music. It also features four different DJ effects; Flanger for creating the deep roaring effect, WAH for distorting the audio, the Isolator for singling out a specific frequency band and PAN to sweep audio across speakers. The DJ effect can also be achieved via the Fiestable app and gesture control.
The Sony MHC-V50D features Karaoke with two-mic input. A built-in voice fader function turns down the voice on regular CDs for the Karaoke function. It also has a HDMI port and a built-in CD/DVD player so that it can be directly hooked to the TV to watch movies. It features a USB port which supports direct play from, or recording to, a USB drive. Built in FM receiver provides hours of entertainment. It also acts as an amplifier for an electric guitar with the Guitar Input feature. The performance review of the Sony MHC-V50D gets a really good score for versatility.
Inside the box:
· Sony MHC-V50D One-box Speaker
· Remote Control (Battery Included)
· FM Antenna
· User Manual
ü Portable form factor.
ü LED display along with illuminated touch controls on the speaker.
ü Bluetooth enabled.
ü Built-in FM radio.
ü Multiple input sources.
ü LDAC Technology for superior quality wireless streaming.
ü Built-in Flanger for DJ Effects.
ü Karaoke Feature.
ü Guitar Input.
ü Built-in DVD Player.
ü LED light show.
The Sony MHC-V50D is a super-portable speaker due to its one-box design. It has some great features like the Karaoke Sing-along and Guitar Input which is sure to find resonance with enthusiasts.
The spectacular sound quality along with the built-in LED light show will definitely attract music-lovers. The convenience of wireless streaming through NFC and Bluetooth is the cherry on top of the proverbial cake. This review clearly makes it abundantly clear that the Sony MHC-V50D delivers spectacular audio output and gives excellent value for the buyer’s money.
· Performance: 5 Stars.
· Value for Money: 5 Stars.