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Sony ES 9.2 Channel 4K Black A/V Receiver - STR-DA5800ES

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9.2-Channel With 130 Watts Per Channel/ Easy Automation/ 4K Resolution Pass-Through And Upscaling/ 11 HD Inputs (9 HDMI And 2 Component)/ Internet Streaming/ Control With iOS And Android Devices/ Black Finish
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Sony ES 9.2 Channel 4K Black A/V Receiver, Model STRDA5800ES

Experience the latest advancements in home theater entertainment with the ES (Elevated Standard) STR-DA5800ES 9.2-channel 4K A/V receiver. The Sony ES flagship receiver redefines the home theater receiver with 9.2 channels, 130 watts per channel (8 Ohm 20-20kHz 0.09%THD), 11 HD inputs (9 HDMI®, 2 component), 4K video pass-through and upscaling, easy automation home theater and lighting control, plus expandable home automation. This premium receiver also features the widest selection of internet streaming—including Netflix®, Hulu Plus™, Pandora®, Slacker® and many more; plus Sony's DCAC EX Auto Calibration, activity-based navigation, and easy set up wizard.

Key Features:

  • 9.2-channel with 130 watts per channel
  • Easy automation
  • 4K resolution pass-through and upscaling
  • 11 HD inputs
  • Internet streaming
  • Control with iOS and Android™ devices

Features:

Best picture, best soundtrack.
From the handpicked pure audio grade parts, to the technology developed specifically for the ES line of receivers, every decision was made with the goal of eliminating distortion and achieving audiophile quality sound. Its power transformer has the largest core size for this class of A/V receiver and has been separated from the AC line to eliminate residual noise. Sony has even adopted a lead-free, nearly pure tin solder to connect all these parts and help maintain the signal quality.

Easy automation.
Control all your home theater components, including your TV, cable box, receiver and Blu-ray Disc™ player, with the press of a button on the included remote or with the ES Remote app on your compatible iOS or Android™ device. You can even control your lights with the purchase of compatible switches or dimmers.

Programmable ambiance.
With the STR-DA5800ES, you can create, save, and launch pre-programmed scenes and moods. For instance, choose "Watch A Movie" and the lights dim, the volume and EQ adjust to where you want, the inputs switch, and your home theater comes alive. It even lets you create scenes for all of your entertainment options, whether it's movie watching, music for private listening or a house party, or for any of your gaming choices. You can even set your system to auto-adjust to a specific volume level every time you play from that source.

Easy set-up wizard.
The STR-DA5800ES easy set-up wizard will take you through everything you need to create and control your home theater experience. Includes four customizable scenes which can be programmed to perform an array of tasks. With the press of a button, you can turn on your TV, adjust the volume level, start your Blu-ray player and dim the lamps for the perfect home movie experience.

Now streaming.
The Sony STR-DA5800ES receiver has the capability to stream both video and audio from the internet, including Netflix®, YouTube®, Hulu Plus™, Pandora®, Slacker®, and more.

Beautiful nine-channel sound.
130 Watts x 9 (8 Ohm 20-20kHz 0.09%THD) for cinema-like surround sound and crystal clear music reproduction

Eleven High Definition inputs for system flexibility.
Eleven HD inputs, Nine HDMI® inputs (up to 4Kcapable) let you connect a Sony PlayStation®3 entertainment system, Blu-ray Disc™ player, or any other HDMI-capable equipment and get uncompressed digital video and multi-channel digital audio.

Stream movies and music from the Internet.
Enjoy more movie and music options with a wide variety of built-in streaming services including Netflix®, YouTube®, Hulu Plus™, Pandora® and Slacker®.

Custom scenes set the mood.
Watching a movie? Have your lights dim, your inputs automatically switch, your movie start, and your volume adjust to its optimal level with the click of one button. Do the same for listening to your favorite music, playing a game, or throwing a house party.

4K pass-through and up-scaling.
Future-proof your system and take a quantum leap in video clarity. The STR-DA5800ES allows native 4K video content to be passed through to a 4K television or projector, and even up-scales high definition movies and TV shows to 4K quality on a 4K display.

Upgradable to a full home automation system.
With the help of an authorized Sony ES or Control4® dealer, the full power of the STR-DA5800ES receiver can be unlocked to support expanded home automation including multi-zone audio, lighting and shades, security, appliances and almost anything else you can imagine.

Seamless integration with the leading control systems.
The STR-DA5800ES is Control4® Certified and features Crestron Connected™ and AMX Beacon. It also includes triggers and is controllable over IP, RS232 and IR, for more installation options.

Built for sound.
The legendary quality of the ES line is evident in every aspect of this receiver. From the handpicked pure audio grade parts, to the technology developed specifically for the ES line of receivers, every decision was made with the goal of eliminating distortion and achieving audiophile quality sound.

Control with the ES Remote App on compatible iOS and Android™ devices.
Turn your smart phone (iPhone®, Android®, etc.) into a remote control for your entertainment system by downloading the ES Remote app. Browse and operate the receiver’s functions and settings on your mobile device without displaying it on the TV.

Three HDMI outputs.
Three HDMI® outputs can toggle or simultaneously output 4K video between two HD displays, such as two televisions or a television plus a projector. The third HDMI output supports 2nd zone video.

4-Port Audio grade Ethernet switch.
Built-in 4-Port Ethernet switch so you can connect your home theater or other components to your router through the AV receiver.

HD Digital Cinema Sound
HD-Digital Cinema Sound® is a proprietary Sony® soundfield that has been precisely tuned to mimic the sounds of the Cary Grant sound stage at the Sony Pictures Entertainment studio, where hundreds of Hollywood hits have been recorded.

Simple on-screen "Activity Based" menu.
Easily access and manage your input devices and settings with the intuitive Activity Based on-screen menu. For example, navigate to “watch” ? “Blu-Ray” rather than “Input” ? “HDMI 1”.

HDMI® GUI overlay.
Quickly change or check settings without disrupting what you’re watching. The Faroudja DCDi Cinema® chipset allows for an onscreen menu to overlay 1080p content via an HDMI® connection.

Front HDMI® input for quick connectivity
Conveniently located HDMI® input on the front bezel quickly connects an HD camera/camcorder, game system or other HDMI equipped device.

USB Front Input.
Allows for simple connection of portable devices including compatible iPod®/iPhones®, and media USB drive/hard drive.

Quick Speaker Set Up (Digital Cinema Audio Calibration EX)
Simply place the included microphone at your listening position, start auto-calibration, and the receiver will correct for speaker distance, degree, characteristic, and phase to create an acoustically ideal environment.

Direct Stream Digital® (DSD) Decoding via HDMI®.
Audio format utilized for high-resolution formats like SA-CD, transmitted via HDMI® cable (sold separately), to minimize information loss and maintain audio signal purity.

Sony® DLL Audio Scaler.
The Sony® DLL Audio Scaler analyzes and upscales standard definition (compressed) audio signals (@ 44.1kHz, 48kHz or 96kHz) to 192kHz. It’s effective for network content, too.

Berliner Philharmonic Soundfield.
Simulate the sound field of one of the world’s premiere orchestras—Berliner Philharmonic. This acoustic effect choice is automatically chosen when streaming audio from the included Berliner Philharmoniker’s Digital Concert Hall service.

Flexible speaker configuration options
The STR-DA5800ES is capable of 9.2 channel audio, but can be also configured to include front high speakers, use the surround back speakers for a second zone of audio, or for bi-amp speaker capability.

Multi-Room HD Video Distribution—up to 2 rooms (component video).
Start your favorite HD programming in the living room and finish in the bedroom. HD 1080i quality video signals can be distributed over CAT5e for the second zone output.

Network Updatable
Allows for firmware and software updates over the network.

Faroudja DCDi Cinema® Technology
The STR-DA5800ES is equipped with Faroudja DCDi® Cinema IC technology to help correct jaggedness often seen after I/P (Interlace/Progressive) conversion. This produces a smooth, high-definition-quality picture.

DTS Neo:X™
DTS Neo:X™ is the world’s first 11.1 surround system providing a semi-spherical sound field using an 11.1 speaker configuration adding height/wide speakers to create a natural, immersive, spacious and lifelike 3D audio soundscape.

Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz
The STR-DA5800ES supports Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz, featuring Front-High Speakers, for a more spacious, three dimensional surround sound experience.

Enhanced Color Range (Deep Color & x.v.Color™ technology)
Take HDTV color expression to new levels with x.v.Color™ and Deep Color technology. When the STR-DA5800ES is connected to x.v.Color capable video sources, the display shows nearly twice (1.8x) as many viewable colors as the existing RGB color standard.

3D Pass-through
When you connect 3D capable HDTV and Blu-ray Disc™ Player with a high speed HDMI® cable, the STR-DA5700ES can pass through a 3D signal, so you can enjoy 3D picture with high quality sound.

DLNA® (Digital Living Network Alliance)
DLNA® compliance allows compliant AV Receivers to access digital photos, music, and video from DLNA-enabled PCs and other devices.

DLNA® (Digital Living Network Alliance) Audio Server
Distribute your personal music library to other DLNA® devices.

24p True Cinema™ Pass -through
24p True Cinema™ support provides a direct connection to 24p video sources such as a Blu-ray Disc™ player or Sony PlayStation®3 entertainment system. This avoids conversions and displays films at their intended 24 fps cinematic picture quality.

One Touch Play (BRAVIA Sync®)
BRAVIA Sync® utilizes the HDMI® CEC function to power up and select the appropriate inputs for your BRAVIA® HDTV and HDMI-connected A/V components and route signals to the home theater components.

Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Route audio from your TV, whether it is from an over the air channels or Network content from BRAVIA® Internet Link, back downstream to your STR-DA5800ES with a single ARC HDMI® cable (sold separately).

Specifications:

DCAC Features

  • Automatic Phase Matching: Yes
  • Band: 31
  • Digital Cinema Auto Calibration: D.C.A.C. EX
  • Mic: STEREO
  • Speaker Relocation: Yes

Audio

  • Berlin Philharmonie: Yes (SB/FH)

Amplifier/Receiver

  • Input/Output
    • USB: 2 (Front:iPhone/WM + Back:for Zigbee)
    • Ethernet (Switching HUB): 4(Yes)
  • Video Output
    • A/V Out (Inc. Monitor Out): 2
    • Composite Monitor Out (inc. Monitor Out): 1
    • HDMI Out: Output x2 + Zone Ont x1
  • Speaker Out
    • Center: Yes
    • Front A (L/R): Yes
    • Front B (L/R): Yes
    • Front High (L/R): Yes
    • Surround (L/R): Yes
    • Surround Back (L/R): Yes
  • Decoding Format(s)
    • 96k/24Bit PCM: Yes
    • DTS / DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 / Discrete6.1): Yes/Yes
    • DTS HD MA/ DTS HD HR: Yes/Yes
    • DTS NEO:x (Tentative): 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)
  • Tone Control
    • Center (Bass/Treble): Yes/Yes +MidD
    • Front (Bass/Treble): Yes/Yes
    • Front High (Bass/Treble): Yes/Yes
    • Surround (Bass/Treble): Yes/Yes
    • Surround Back (Bass/Treble): Yes/Yes
  • Network
    • Direct Ethernet Update: Yes
  • Tuner
    • Auto Tuning: Yes
    • Direct Tuning: Yes (RM)
    • FM/AM: Yes/Yes
    • Preset Channel (FM/AM): TTL60 (30/30)
    • Station Name: Yes
  • Audio Output
    • Analog Audio Out: 1
    • Headphone Out: Yes
    • Pre Out (Center): Yes
    • Pre Out (Front (L/R)): Yes
    • Pre Out (Front Height (L/R)): Yes
    • Pre Out (Subwoofer): 2
    • Pre Out (Surround (L/R)): Yes
    • Pre Out (Surround Back (L/R): Yes
  • Output Power
    • (4Ohms 1kHz) THD: 0.7%
    • (4Ohms 20-20kHz) THD: 0.15%
    • (8Ohms 1kHz) THD: 0.7%
    • (8Ohms 20-20kHz) THD: 0.09%
    • 4Ohms 1kHz: 130W+130W
    • 4Ohms 20-20kHz: 130W+130W
    • 8Ohms 1kHz: 140W+140W
    • 8Ohms 20-20kHz: 130W+130W
  • Amplifier
    • Sound Optimizer: Yes
    • Speaker Impedance: 4 - 16ohm
    • (8Ohms 20-20kHz) THD: 0.09%
    • 4 Ohm/8 Ohm Switching: Yes (In Menu)
    • Analog Down Mix: Yes
    • Bi-AMP: Yes
    • DSP: Falcon2.0 + Falcon2.0
    • Digital Legato Linear: Yes
    • Number of Amp channels: 9ch
    • OP processing: Yes
    • Speaker Selector: A/B, A+B
    • Speaker Terminal: Screw (Ni)
    • Sub Woofer X' Over: 17 points (40-200Hz)
    • Type: Analog
  • Video Input
    • A/V In: Including Front AV: 5
    • Component Video In: 2
    • HDMI In: 9(1) - 2 inputs for audio
  • Audio Input
    • Analog Audio In: 3
    • Coax : 3
    • Multi-ch In: 1(7.1)
    • Optical In: 3
    • Phono (MM): Yes
  • Sound Field
    • 2ch: Yes
    • A.F.D. Auto: Yes
    • Analog Direct: Yes
    • HD-D.C.S.: Yes (SB/FH)
    • Headphone 2ch: Yes
    • Headphone Direct: Yes
    • Headphone Multi: Yes
    • Jazz Club: Yes (SB/FH)
    • Live Concert: Yes (SB/FH)
    • Movie Height: Yes
    • Multi Stereo: Yes (SB/FH)
    • Neo:x Cinema: Yes
    • Neo:x Game: Yes
    • Neo:x Music: Yes
    • PLII Movie: Yes
    • PLII Music: Yes
    • PLIIx Movie: Yes
    • PLIIx Music: Yes
    • PLIIz Height: Yes
    • Portable Audio Enhancer: Yes
    • Sound Field Link: Yes
    • Sports: Yes (SB/FH)
    • Stadium: Yes (SB/FH)
    • True Concert Mapping: Concertgebouw/Musikverein : Yes (SB/FH)
    • Vocal Height Matching (tentative): Yes
  • CIS & Control
    • 2nd A : Speaker&Line (Variable&Variable)
    • IP Control : Yes
  • General
    • DCS/HD-D.C.S. LED: HD-D.C.S, Berlin Philharmonic Hall True Concert Mapping
    • Display: 20 digit dot matrix
    • Multi Channel Decoding Blue LED: Yes
    • Panel: Alumi/ES
    • Remote Commander: U-RM

Network

  • Mobile Application: ES Remote Base (iPhone/Android)
  • Network Client: Yes (Music/Photo/Video)
  • Network Renderer: Yes

Video

  • HDMI
    • 3D over HDMI: Yes
    • Audio Return Channel: Yes
    • Audio Widget: Yes
    • BRAVIA® SYNC™ (CEC Control): Yes (One-Touch Play, System Audio Control, System Power Off, Theater Mode(No button on RM))
    • DSD: Yes
    • HATS for HDMI: Yes
    • HDMI Pass Through: Yes
    • HDMI Version: 1.4a
    • HDMI(tm) video output capability: 4k,1080/24p, Deep Color, x.v.Color (xvYCC)
    • S-Select: Yes
    • Video Down Converter (Analog to Analog): Yes
    • Video Up Converter (Analog Component/HDMI): Yes/Yes
    • Video Up Scaler (Analog; Component/HDMI): Yes(1080i)/Yes(4k)
  • A/V Sync
    • A/V SYNC: Yes (Variable)
    • A/V Sync Sampling Frequency: 192kHz
    • A/V Sync Time (msec): 0-1200
    • A/V Sync auto mode: Yes

Installation

  • General
    • 12V Trigger: 3
    • 2nd V: CAT5 & Composite & Component & HDMI
    • 3rd A: Line (Fix)
    • C4 iQ: Yes
    • Certification (AMX/Crestron/Control4): Yes
    • IR Repeat (In/Out): Yes(1/4)
    • RS-232C for control: Yes
    • Video Up Scaler & Converter (1080i)/GUI for Zone2: Yes

Other

  • AC Outlet(Switched): Yes(2)
  • Assignable Component Video IN: Yes
  • Assignable HDMI Video IN: Yes
  • Attachment: IR emitter x4, Zigbee Dongle
  • Auto Standby: Yes
  • Detachable AC: Yes
  • Digital Input Assign: Yes
  • Easy Automation: Yes
  • GUI: Yes (New Rich Grade)
  • GUI Language: En/Fr/Dl/Sp
  • Pin Jack: Nickel
  • Power Consumption: 500W
  • Power Consumption (Power Stand By): 0.5W
  • Power Requirement: 120V 60Hz
  • Sleep Timer: Yes (up to 2 hours)
  • iPod Browsing with System (via USB): VIDEO/MUSIC

Approximate Dimenstions

  • Height 7.5"
  • Width 17"
  • Depth 16-5/8"

Approximate Weight

  • Unit: 39.7 lb
  • Shipping: 48.6 lbs

Warranty Information

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Limited 5 Years
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Air PlayNo
ColorBlack
Channels9.2
Watts Per Channel130
AM/FM PresetYes
Bluetooth CompatibilityNo
Satellite Radio ReadyYes
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityYes
Decoders/EncodersDTS / DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 / Discrete6.1), DTS HD MA/ DTS HD HR, DTS NEO:x (Tentative), Dolby Digital EX/ Dolby Digital, Dolby Dual Mono, Dolby Prologic/II /Iix /Iiz, Dolby TruHD/Dolby Digital +, LPCM (2CH/5.1CH/7.1CH) thru HDMI,
Input ConnectorsHDMI, USB, Ethernet, Component Video, A/V, Analog, Coax, Optical, Phono,
Output ConnectorsUSB, Ethernet, Composite Monitor, HDMI, Analog Audio, Headphone, Preout (center, front (L/R), Front Height, Subwoofer, Surround (L/R), Surround Back (L/R))
THX CertificationNo
HDMI Outputs2
USB Ports2
Height7.5
Width17
Depth16.63
Weight39.7
Parts Warranty5 Years Limited
Labor Warranty5 Years Limited
  

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4.0

This receiver is not for the tech weak

By jitney

from Littleton, Co

About Me High-end Shopper

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Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Great sound

Cons

  • Have To Reset Often
  • Manual Is Very Poor
  • No Ability To Save Config
  • Not Intuitive Setup
  • Sony Offers No Help

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    Comments about Sony ES 9.2 Channel 4K Black A/V Receiver:

    The manual is "Sony" technical, not for normal users. They use terms only used by Sony. Explinations are way to difficult to understand. I own other Sony products, and have had no issues just setting them up and configuring. Not this one. For months I have been trying to figure out why I don't get a Component output for any video source.

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    1.0

    ES - it stands for horrible service

    By Raheem

    from Atlanta, GA

    Comments about Sony ES 9.2 Channel 4K Black A/V Receiver:

    You spend a ton of money buying from a brand you think you can trust, instead you get a total piece of junk. The receiver kept prompting me to upgrade the firmware; I got emails prompting me to upgrade the firmware, so I upgraded the firmware. Well now, I have a wife who is upset with me because we have a HT system that is unusable because it won't freakin' start. I mean really, 10-7 support for a system I paid this much money for. I feel sorry for the guys on the West Coast. Uhhh boss, I gotta go home so I can call Sony support while they are still open. Total piece of junk. I am now sorry my house is full of Sorry, I mean Sony, products.

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    5.0

    Got this to replace a ...

    By Grimmace

    from Baltimore area, MD

    Comments about Sony ES 9.2 Channel 4K Black A/V Receiver:

    Got this to replace a STR-DA4600ES. The 5800 will handle anything you throw at it. Plenty of HDMI ports, streaming, LAN, and tons of speaker connections. The ES app on Andriod works great for controlling it. Also, the Network app for the party play feature works with no problems. The GUI makes it easy to navigate the ton of options available. I did add the surround high speakers since it has them. A nice effect for some movies. When 4K becomes more affordable, this unit will be ready. Firmware upgrades have been easy to do. Lots of steaming options to choose from. Sony shipped it fast. I did not activate the home control feature on it, so I can't speak to it.

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    5.0

    ES - excellence and superiority

    By 4LabsReno

    from Reno

    Comments about Sony ES 9.2 Channel 4K Black A/V Receiver:

    The STR DA 5800 ES was ordered online, delivered, and set up in less than a week. Surprisingly better sound than expected, and much easier to connect than the STR DA 5600 ES, which it replaced. I was able to add a second subwoofer, and the high speakers, and the sound is phenomenal. So happy to have chosen the STR DA 5800 ES over all the others I reviewed. Thanks again Sony.

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