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Sony 7.1 Channel 3D Black AV Home Theater Receiver - STR-DH520

Abt Model: STRDH520 | UPC Code: 027242809369
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100W x 7/ 6 HD Inputs/ 3D Pass-Through/ HD Digital Cinema Sound/ Dolby TrueHD, Pro logic IIz And DTS-HD Enhanced Audio Codecs/ BRAVIA Widget Unified TV On-Screen Interface/ Audio Return Channel/ Fully Assignable Inputs/ BRAVIA Sync/ 24p True Cinema Pass-Through/ Black Finish
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Sony 7.1 Channel 3D Black AV Home Theater Receiver, Model STRDH520

Step up your home entertainment experience with Sony’s STR-DH520 receiver that delivers 7.1 powerful channels of sound and allows up to six HD connections. Plus, enjoy incredible sound quality while you watch 3D sports movies and games from connected 3D devices. Audio Return Channel ensures that you enjoy surround sound even when you watch television delivered straight to your connected HDTV.

Features:

  • 6 HD Inputs
    Get versatile HD connection options with six HD inputs. Four HDMI™ inputs (up to 1080/24p capable) let you connect a Sony® PlayStation® 3 entertainment system, Blu-ray Disc™ player, and any 2 other HDMI-capable devices, for high definition video and audio.5 Two component inputs (1080/60i capable) provide added HD-capable connectivity and versatility
  • 3D Pass-through
    Compatible with Blu-ray 3D™ movies, video games and other 3D content
  • HD Digital Cinema Sound
    Optimize your receiver to mimic the sound characteristics of Sony Pictures
  • Advanced Blu-ray Disc™ Audio Decoding
    Experience sound closer to the way it was captured with LPCM, Dolby® trueHD, ProLogic IIz and dts®-HD master audio codecs
  • Audio Return Channel
    Eliminate the need for extra cables connected to your TV. This feature allows audio to be sent from your compatible TV to your receiver through the same HDMI™ cable already being used to send audio and video to your TV
  • Standby pass-through of Audio & Video
    Conveniently access all your HDMI™ connected devices without having to power on the receiver
  • Assignable digital audio and video inputs
    Get the most out of each audio and video input with the ability to reassign inputs to support connected devices
  • BRAVIA® Sync Capable
    Conveniently operate and control select Sony® BRAVIA® Sync devices with one remote including: Sony Blu-ray Disc™ Players, BRAVIA® HDTVs, Sony home theater products, Handycam® Camcorders and Cyber-shot® Digital Cameras
  • 24p True Cinema™ (pass-through)
    Watch Blu-ray Disc™ movies in their native frame rate (24 frames per second) when paired with a 24p HDTV and playback device like a Blu-ray Disc™ Player or PlayStation®3 gaming console via HDMI™ cable

Specifications:

Audio Input

  • Analog Audio In (Inc TV CEC)/Out (excl. tuner)/TV (CEC): 2/Yes
  • Analog Stereo Mini Jack: 1(for Portable)
  • Coax.: 1
  • Opt. In/Out/TV (CEC): incl Front input & TV (CEC): 2/yes

Audio Output

  • Analog Audio Out: 0
  • Headphone Out: Yes(Gold)
  • Pre Out (Subwoofer): 1

Speaker Out

  • Center: Yes
  • Front A (L/R): Yes
  • Front High (L/R)/ Surround Back for Common Use: Yes
  • Surround (L/R): Yes
  • Surround Back (L/R): Yes

Video Input

  • A/V In: Including Front AV: 2
  • Component Video In: 2
  • HDMI In (Front In): 4

Video Output

  • A/V Out (inc. Monitor Out): 1
  • Component Video Out (inc. Monitor Out): 1
  • HDMI Out: 1

Amplifier

  • 4 Ohm/8 Ohm Switching: 8 Ohm only
  • Advanced Auto Volume: Yes
  • Analog Direct: Yes
  • Night Mode: Yes
  • Number of amp. channels: 7ch (Sub must be self powered)
  • Speaker Selector: A Speakers only
  • Speaker Terminal: Front(Screw)/Others(Push)
  • Sub Woofer X' Over: 17 points (40-200Hz)

Decoding Format(s)

  • 96k/24Bit PCM: Yes
  • DTS / DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 / Discrete6.1): Yes/Yes
  • DTS 96/24/ DTS NEO:6: Yes/Yes
  • DTS HD MA/ DTS HD HR: Yes/Yes
  • Dolby Digital EX/ Dolby Digital: Yes/Yes
  • Dolby Dual Mono: Yes
  • Dolby Prologic/II /Iix /Iiz: Yes/Yes/Yes/Yes
  • Dolby TruHD/Dolby Digital +: Yes/Yes
  • LPCM (2CH/5.1CH/7.1CH) thru HDMI: Yes(Yes/Yes/Yes)

Output Power

  • (8Ohms 1kHz) THD: 1%
  • (8Ohms 20-20kHz) THD: 0.09%
  • 8Ohms 1kHz: 100W + 100W
  • 8Ohms 20-20kHz: 90W + 90W
  • Output Power (JEITA 10%)/ Rated Output Power(0.09% 20Hz-20kHz 4Ohm): 10%
  • Output Power (JEITA 10%)/Rated Output Power(0.09% 20Hz-20kHz 8Ohm): 130W

Sound Field

  • 2ch: Yes
  • A.F.D. Auto: Yes
  • Analog Direct: Yes
  • Church: Yes
  • Concert Hall: Yes
  • Digital Concert Hall A/B: Yes
  • HD-D.C.S.: Yes
  • Headphone 2ch: Yes
  • Headphone Direct: Yes
  • Headphone Multi: Yes
  • Jass Club: Yes
  • Multi Stereo: Yes
  • Neo:6 Music: Yes
  • PLII Movie: Yes
  • PLII Music: Yes
  • PLIIx Movie: Yes
  • PLIIx Music: Yes
  • PLIIz Height: Yes
  • Portable Audio Enhancer: Yes
  • Sports: Yes
  • Stadium: Yes

Tone Control

  • Front (Bass/Treble): Yes/Yes

Tuner

  • Auto Tuning: Yes
  • Direct Tuning: Yes(RM)
  • FM/AM: Yes/Yes
  • Preset Channel (Sirius/XM/FM/AM): TTL60 (30FM/30AM)
  • Station Name: Yes

Additional

  • Assignable Component Video IN: Yes
  • Assignable HDMI Video IN: Yes
  • Auto Standby: Yes
  • Digital Input Assign: Yes
  • Pin Jack: Nickel
  • Power Requirement: 120V 60Hz
  • Remote Commander: RM-AAU104
  • Sleep Timer: Yes

A/V Sync

  • A/V SYNC: Yes(Fixed)
  • A/V Sync Sampling Freequency: 48kHz
  • A/V Sync Time(msec): 60msec

HDMI

  • 3D over HDMI: Yes
  • Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • Audio Widget: Yes
  • BRAVIA(r) SYNC(TM) (CEC Control): Yes
  • HDMI Pass Through: Yes
  • HDMI(tm) video output capability: 1080P/24P/Deep Color/x.v.Color (xvYCC)
  • Theater Mode Selector: Yes

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 6.2"
  • Width: 17"
  • Depth: 12.8"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 16.8 lbs
  • Shipping: 22 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor

Footnotes:

  1. 3D viewing requires 3D content, 3D HDTV, a high speed HDMI™ cable (supporting at least 10.2 Gbps) connection, and other 3D accessories (including 3D glasses)
  2. Dolby® True-HD and dts®-HD Master Audio decoding require HDMI™ cable and capable source device (both sold separately)
  3. Requires connection via HDMI™ cable (sold separately) to equivalent HDTV. Image and sound quality will vary depending on source
  4. Works with other BRAVIA® Sync or Theatre Sync™ labeled home audio/video products when connected via HDMI™ interface
  5. Can be used only when [sound bar, receiver, etc.] is connected to a Sony XBR-EX620, EX630, EX720, EX820, EX830, NX830, HX820, HX830, or HX930 series BRAVIA HDTV via HDMI™ cable (sold separately)
  6. HDMI™ cable required, sold separately
  7. Requires sources connected with HDMI™ cables (sold separately). Sound Quality will vary depending on source
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Air PlayNo
ColorBlack
Channels7.1
Watts Per Channel100W
AM/FM Preset30 AM, 30 FM
Bluetooth CompatibilityNo
Satellite Radio ReadyNo
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityNo
Decoders/EncodersDolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic IIz, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-ES, DTS Neo:6
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Component Video, A/V, Analog, Coax, Optical,
Output ConnectorsHDMI Monitor 1, Component Monitor 1, Audio Preout (SW) 1, Phones 1
THX CertificationNo
Number of HDMI Outputs1
Height6.25"
Width17"
Depth12.8"
Weight (lbs)22 lbs
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
  

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Sony 7.1 Channel 3D Black AV Home Theater Receiver
 
4.2

(based on 6 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (0)

83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (5)
  • Good power output (5)
  • Good remote control (5)
  • Great sound quality (5)
  • Simple controls (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home theater (4)
  • Basic systems (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Movie enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

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5.0

This 7.1 really kicks the sound and qual

By 

from Minneapolis,MN

About Me Audiophile, Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Pro Audio / DJ

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate Controls
  • Good Power Output
  • Good Remote Control
  • Great Sound Quality
  • Kicks And Sounds Great

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Basic Systems
    • Cd And Movies
    • Home Theater
    • Larger Rooms

    Comments about Sony 7.1 Channel 3D Black AV Home Theater Receiver:

    This receiver really does a great job!! I love to crank it up and enjoy the CD's with surround sound in my room. I have no complaints with this product a solid 9 of 10.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Easy and great

    By 

    from Pittsburgh, Pa

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate Controls
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Energy Efficient
    • Good Power Output
    • Good Remote Control
    • Great Sound Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Theater

      Comments about Sony 7.1 Channel 3D Black AV Home Theater Receiver:

      Easy to set up great connections and sounds great

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      2.0

      Sony AV Home Theater Receiver

      By 

      from Millersville, Maryland

      About Me Movie Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up
      • Plug It In And Go

      Cons

      • Confusing / Bad Remote Control
      • Limited Functions

      Best Uses

      • Basic Systems

      Comments about Sony 7.1 Channel 3D Black AV Home Theater Receiver:

      Remote has a lot of functions that do not apply to this unit. No way to get into system to change balance or equalizer. Just a step up form previous models. The product manual does not explain a lot.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great Product

      By 

      from Moreno Valley Ca.

      About Me Movie Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate Controls
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Energy Efficient
      • Good Power Output
      • Good Remote Control
      • Great Sound Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Theater

        Comments about Sony 7.1 Channel 3D Black AV Home Theater Receiver:

        This a Great product it works great with my 55' screen tv it has outstanding sound.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        4.0

        Great Product; ABT delivered as promised

        By 

        from Elgin, IL

        About Me Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate Controls
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Good Power Output
        • Good Remote Control
        • Great Sound Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Sony 7.1 Channel 3D Black AV Home Theater Receiver:

            Product arrived as promised; No damage to product.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Great receiver! Great Value

            By 

            from N.E. Florida

            About Me Tech Savvy

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate Controls
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Energy Efficient
            • Good Power Output
            • Good Remote Control
            • Great Sound Quality

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Basic Systems
              • Home Theater
              • Larger Rooms
              • Smaller Rooms

              Comments about Sony 7.1 Channel 3D Black AV Home Theater Receiver:

              Buying Sony products is the most sensible and they are reliable.

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