Sony ES 7.2 Channel 4K Black A/V Receiver, Model STRDA2800ES
Kick your home entertainment up a notch with the ES (Elevated Standard) STR-DA2800ES 7.2-channel 4K A/V receiver. It boasts stunning 7.2- channel surround sound at 100 watts per channel (8 Ohm 20-20kHz 0.09%THD), 10 HD inputs (8 HDMI®, 2 component), 4K video pass-through and upscaling, easy automation home theater and lighting control, plus expandable home automation. This first-rate 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, seamless integration with the leading control systems, and easy set up wizard.
- 7.2-channel with 100 watts per channel
- Easy automation
- 4K resolution pass-through and upscaling
- 10 HD inputs
- Internet streaming
- Control with iOS and Android™ devices
Make every moment count with the flexibility of 7.2 channels, 100 watts per channel sound, 4K video, Easy Automation for home theater and lighting control, expandable advanced home automation, a wide selection of home network, audio and video internet streaming, and more.
Best picture, best soundtrack
HD Digital Cinema Sound™ (HD DCS) with Front High Speakers delivers stunning realism while variable zones give you the sound you want, where you want it. The STR-DA2800ES allows native 4K video content to be passed through to a 4K television or projector for ultimate picture quality or it will upscale high-definition movies and TV shows to 4K brilliance.
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.
With the STR-DA2800ES, 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.
The Sony STR-DA2800ES receiver has the capability to stream both video and audio from the internet, including Netflix®, YouTube®, Hulu Plus™, Pandora®, Slacker®, and more.
Easy set-up wizard
The STR-DA2800ES 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.
Beautiful seven-channel sound
100 Watts x 7 (8 Ohm 20-20kHz 0.09%THD)6 for cinema-like surround sound and crystal clear music reproduction.
Easy Automation home theater and lighting
Control all your home theater components, including your TV, cable box, receiver and Blu-ray Disc™ player, with the included remote or with the ES Remote App on a compatible iOS or Android™ device. You can even control your lights with the purchase of compatible switches or dimmers.
10 High Definition inputs for system flexibility
Eight HDMI® inputs (up to 4k capable) 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-DA2800ES 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-DA2800ES 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-DA2800ES is Control4® Certified and features Crestron Connect and AMX Beacon. It’s also controllable over IP, includes triggers, S232 and IR, for more installation options.
Built for sound
The 2800’s incredible sound quality comes from care and craftsmanship with the ultimate goal of creating powerful sound while eliminating distortion. Carefully selected parts tuned for high-resolution sound with amazing clarity are combined with technology developed specifically for the ES-line.
Control with the ES Remote App on compatible iOS and Android devices
Turn your smart phone (iPhone®, Android®) into a remote control for your entertainment system by downloading the ES Remote app.3 Browse and operate the receiver’s functions and settings on your mobile device without displaying it on the TV.
Three HDMI Outputs
The receiver’s three HDMI® outputs can toggle or simultaneously output 4Kvideo between two HD displays, such as two televisions or a television plus a projector in the main theater. The final HDMI output is used to support video in 2nd zone.
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.
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 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.
HD-Digital Cinema Sound
HD Digital Cinema Sound™ is a proprietary Sony® soundfield that has been precisely tuned to the Cary Grant sound stage at the Sony Pictures Entertainment studio, where hundreds of Hollywood hits have been recorded.
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.
Flexible speaker configuration options
The STR-DA2800ES is capable of 7.2 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.
Allows for firmware and software updates over the network.
Faraoujda DCDi Cinema Technology
The STR-DA2800ES 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™ 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-DA2800ES supports Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz, featuring Front-High Speakers, for a more spacious, three dimensional surround sound experience.
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.
Even though you connect your TV and cable or satellite box via the STR-DA2800ES, you can turn off the receiver when you watch your cable or satellite and the audio will pass through the receiver to the TV speakers.
Enhanced Color Range (Deep Color & x.v.Color technology)
Take HDTV color expression to new levels with x.v.Color™ and Deep Color technology.11 When the STR-DA5700ES 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.
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.7 This avoids conversions and displays films at their intended 24 fps cinematic picture quality.
When you connect 3D capable HDTV and Blu-ray Disc™ Player with a high speed HDMI® cable, the STR-DA2800ES 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.
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-DA5700ES with a single ARC HDMI® cable (sold separately).
DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) Audio Server
Distribute your personal music library to other DLNA® devices.
- Automatic Phase Matching: Yes
- Band: 6
- Digital Cinema Auto Calibration: Advanced D.C.A.C.
- Mic: MONO
- Berlin Philharmonie: Yes (SB/FH)
- 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 Out x1
- Speaker Out
- Center: Yes
- Front A (L/R): Yes
- Surround (L/R): Yes
- Decoding Format(s)
- 96kHz/24bit: 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)
- Tone Control
- Front (Bass/Treble): Yes/Yes
- Direct Ethernet Update: Yes
- Auto Tuning: Yes
- Direct Tuning: Yes (RM)
- FM/AM: Yes/Yes
- Preset Channel (FM/AM): TTL60 (30/30)
- Station Name: Yes
- Audio Output
- Headphone Out: Yes
- Pre Out (Subwoofer): 2
- Output Power
- (8Ohms 1kHz) THD : 0.7%
- (8Ohms 20-20kHz) THD : 0.09%
- 8Ohms 1kHz : 110W+110W
- 8Ohms 20-20kHz : 100W + 100W
- Sound Optimizer: Yes
- Speaker Impedance: 8- 16ohm
- 4 Ohm/8 Ohm Switching: 8 Ohm only
- Bi-AMP: Yes
- DSP: Falcon2.0
- Digital Legato Linear: Yes
- Number of Amp channels: 7ch
- 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: 3
- Component Video In: 2
- HDMI In: 8
- Audio Input
- Analog Audio In: 2
- Coax.: 1
- Optical In: 2
- 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
- Jazz Club: Yes (SB/FH)
- Live Concert: Yes (SB/FH)
- Multi Stereo: Yes (SB/FH)
- Neo:6 Cinema: Yes
- Neo:6 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)
- CIS & Control
- 2nd A: Speaker&Line (Variable&Variable)
- IP Control: Yes
- Display: 10 digit dot matrix
- Panel: Mold/HAT Entry
- Remote Commander: U-RM
- Mobile Application: ES Remote Base (iPhone/Android)
- Network Client: Yes (Music/Photo/Video)
- Network Renderer: Yes
- 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
- HDMI Version: 1.4a
- HDMI(tm) video output capability: 4k, 1080/24p, Deep Color, x.v.Color (xvYCC)
- Pass Through: Yes
- 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): 0-300
- 12V Trigger: 1
- 2nd V: Composite & Component & HDMI
- C4 iQ: Yes
- Certification (AMX/Crestron/Control4): Yes
- IR Repeat (In/Out): Yes(1/4)
- RS-232C for control: Yes
- Assignable Component Video IN: Yes
- Assignable HDMI Video IN: Yes
- Auto Standby: Yes
- Detachable AC: Yes
- Digital Input Assign: Yes
- Easy Automation: Yes
- GUI: Yes (New Rich Grade)
- GUI Language: En/Fr/Dl/Sp
- Power Consumption: 290W
- 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
- Height 6-1/2"
- Width 17"
- Depth 15-1/8"
- Unit: 27.4 lbs
- Shipping: 33.1 lbs
- Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Limited 5