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Shake the house down with Sony’s new High Powered Audio Systems

Press Release   •   Mar 30, 2015 08:00 BST

Convert your living room into an epic dance floor with Sony’s updated range of High Powered Audio Systems. Recreate the electric feeling of a world-class nightclub at home and dance the night away with your friends.

MHC-V7D - House-shaking bass and exciting new party features in compact design

The MHC-V7D delivers soul shaking bass, with 1550W[1] of sound pressure (RMS 1440W, 105.5dB SPL) thanks to Sony’s new Smart High Power Technology,designed to increase acoustic pressure. Featuring Sony’s Clear Audio+™ technology to optimise sound settings with one single touch as well as a Football mode that enhances the atmosphere of sporting events, the MHC-V7D provides ideal, occasion specific sound, whether you are hosting a party, watching the game, or having a chilled night in.

Enhance your favourite tracks with easily controllable DJ and Sampler sound effects, such as audience cheers and reggae horns or add your own voice to your favourite songs with two Microphone inputs for Karaoke. The bass bumping MHC-V7D also allows you to elevate the atmosphere on your dance floor further by projecting light patterns around the room, thanks to integrated, adjustable space illuminating party lights that synchronise with the beat of the music.

The MHC-V7D’s new Gesture Control Technology lets you effortlessly transcend the world of DJs as you control both the music and lighting at your party effortlessly with the flick of your hand.

Connect your smartphone, tablet or laptop to the speaker system via NFC™ and Bluetooth® to wirelessly stream and listen to your playlists on the MHC-V7D. Stay in full control of the music and lights, add DJ-Effects and voice playback even while mingling with your friends using Sony’s new Fiestable app. Simply download the App from the Google Play™ or App Storeand connect the MHC-V7D to your smart device, which will then act as a remote control.

This true DJ-experience is packed into a space saving one-box design. Should you however feel the need to truly wake up the neighbours you can use Party Chain Mode to hook-up and sync the MHC-V7D to other compatible High Powered Audio Systems such as the SHAKE-X3D or SHAKE-X1D.

Turn up the beat with the SHAKE-X3D & SHAKE-X1D

Whether you are hosting a celebration or just want to enjoy your favourite tracks during a lazy weekend, Sony’s new SHAKE-X3D two-way speaker system features a 2.5cm (1”) tweeter for clear high notes, while a 25cm (9.8”) woofer delivers bone shattering bass. Experience 2300W[2] of sound pressure (RMS 1200W, 114.0db SPL) thanks to the new Smart High Power Technology, bringing breath-taking beats to your living room. Sony’s sound pressure horn enhances bass strength and depth by increasing its acoustic pressure whilst DSEE™ (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine) elevates your music by restoring high-frequency signals often lost in compressed audio sources. Make the SHAKE-X3D your perfect speaker system in every situation. Thanks to the featured Party Chain Mode you can even combine multiple compatible Hi-Fi systems to the SHAKE-X3D to create an even more powerful sound.

SHAKE-X3D lets you become the star of the party as you can add DJ-typical sound effects at the press of a buttonto your favourite party-anthems or even host a Karaoke party, while integrated Speaker Lights with customizable effects bring the real club feeling to your living room. Thanks to NFC™ and Bluetooth® you can stream music content from your smart device on the speakers and control the speaker system easily via the Fiestable App that can be downloaded from the Google Play or App Store.

Much like its big brother, the SHAKE-X1D incorporates all of Shake-X3D’s features in a more compact design with 1850W[3] of sound pressure.

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Selected technical specifications

Model Code MHC-V7D SHAKE-X3D SHAKE-X1D
Power Requirements AC220V-240V, 50/60Hz AC120V-240V, 50/60Hz AC120V-240V, 50/60Hz
Sound pressure 1550W 2300W 1850W
Function Function CD, DVD, USB (x2), FM, Audio In (x2), NFC, Bluetooth (iAP over BT) CD, DVD, USB (x2), FM, AM, Audio In (x2), NFC, Bluetooth (iAP over BT) CD, DVD, USB (x2), FM, Audio In (x2), NFC, Bluetooth (iAP over BT)
Inputs and Outputs Analog Audio Input(s) 2 2 2
Analog Audio Output(s) 1 1 1
Composite Video Output(s) 1 1 1
USB Port(s) 2 : 1 playback + 1 recording 2 : 1 playback + 1 recording 2 : 1 playback + 1 recording
Speaker Output(s) Front 1 2 2
Microphone Input(s) 2 (6φ) 2 (6φ) 2 (6φ)
Sound Bass Boost function MEGA BASS BASS BAZUCA MEGA BASS
Sound Enhancement DSEE(AUTO) DSEE(AUTO) DSEE(AUTO)
Football mode YES (OFF/NarrationON/Narration OFF) YES (OFF/Narration ON/Narration OFF) YES (OFF/Narration ON/Narration OFF)
Party chain Yes Yes Yes
Dolby Digital Yes Yes Yes
Entertainment Features DJ Effects and Sampler Yes Yes Yes
Speaker Light Yes (FLASH) Yes (Multi color) Yes (Multi color)
Party Light Projection Yes (RBG/for top & floor) - -
Gesture control Yes No No
General Features Front Speaker System 3 Way 2Way 2Way
Front Speaker Quantity 1 2 2
Supported Applications Apps Yes(SongPal & Fiestable) Yes(SongPal & Fiestable) Yes(SongPal & Fiestable)
Main Unit Dimensions (WxHxDcm)(Approx) 340mm x 924mm x 320mm 455 × 165 × 330 mm 455 × 165 × 330 mm
Weight (kg)(Approx.) 19kg 5.9 kg 5.9kg
Front Speaker Dimensions (WxHxDcm)(Approx.) 368 × 585 × 358 mm 315 x 490 x 355 mm
Weight (kg)(Approx.) 14.5 kg each 11.5kg each

[1]Compared to 2014 SONY model - Actual RMS 1440W, 105.5dB SPL, enhanced sound pressure 1550W enabled by Smart High Power Technology

[2]Compared to 2014 Sony model - Actual wattage 1200W, enhanced wattage 2300W enabled by Smart High Power Technology

[3] Compared to 2014 Sony model - Actual wattage 1200W, enhanced wattage 1850W enabled by Smart High Power Technology

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