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Sony 5.1 Channel Black AV Home Theater Receiver - STR-DH500

Abt Model: STRDH500 | UPC Code: 027242753556
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Sony 5.1 Channel Black AV Home Theater Receiver, Model STRDH500

The STR-DH500 5.1 Channel A/V Receiver features HDMI™ “Pass-through” and 1080/24p capability thus making it compatible with the latest HD sources (i.e. Blu-ray Disc™ Players, the PlayStation™ 3, etc.). The STR-DH500 HD features 5 HD inputs providing ample connection options at an inexpensive price. The STR-DH500 has a DIGITAL MEDIA PORT input expanding the flexibility to playback music from various audio sources (i.e. iPod®, Walkman, Bluetooth device or PC) with one of the various accessories (sold separately).


  • 5 HD Inputs compatible with HD video
    The STR-DH500 has ample HD connections compatible with various HD signals. Being the central hub of your audio and video sources, the STR-DH500 ensures seamless compatibility with today’s demanding HD sources
  • HD Film Quality with 24p TRUE CINEMA
    Most of all Hollywood movies are shot at 24 frames per second, and Blu-ray Disc™ movies are mastered at 24 frame per second, so it is only fitting that the STR-DH500can output your films at 1080/24p for a true film-like experience at home
  • Multi Function Audio Input
    Sony’s DIGITAL MEDIA PORT plays back music from various audio sources whether it is stored on an iPod, Walkman, Bluetooth device or PC



  • A/V Sync: Yes (fixed)
  • Bravia_Sync: Yes
  • Channel Power Rating: 5.1 Channel Power Rating: 100W x 5 Amp Power (8 ohms, THD 1.0%)
  • DSP: Sharc
  • Equalizer: BASS and Treble control
  • Impedance: 8 Ohms
  • Sound Fields: Cinema StudioEX. A/B/C; 3 Movie; 4 Music; 5 A.F.D.; 2 2 Channel; 2 Headphone; Portable Audio Enhancer
  • Sub Woofer Crossover: 13 Point (40-160Hz)
  • Tuner Type: Auto Tuning, Direct Tuning, Station Name
  • 96k/24Bit PCM: Yes
  • Cinema Studio EX. A/B/C mode: Yes
  • Digital Cinema Sound™ Technology: Yes
  • Dolby® Digital Decoding: Yes
  • Dolby® Digital Dual Mono: Yes
  • Dolby® Pro Logic® Decoding: Yes
  • Dolby® Pro Logic® II Decoding: Yes
  • dts® Decoding: Yes


  • AM/FM Memory Presets: 30 FM - 30 AM
  • Auto Tuning: Yes
  • Direct Tuning: Yes (Remote)
  • Preset Memory: 90 (30 Sirius, 30 FM, 30 AM)
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Station Name Display: Yes


  • Remote Control: Yes - RM-AAU020

Inputs and Outputs

  • Antenna Terminal (AM Loop): 1 (Rear)
  • Antenna Terminal (FM 75 Ohm): 1 (Rear)
  • Coaxial Audio Digital Input(s): 1 (Rear)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s): 3 (Rear)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Output(s): 1 (Rear)
  • Composite Video Input(s): 2 (1 Front/1 Rear)
  • Composite Video Output(s): 1 (Rear)
  • Digital Media Port: 1 (Rear)
  • HD Component Video Input(s): 2 (Rear)- pass through
  • HD Component Video Output(s): 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI™ Connection Input(s): 3 (Rear)- switcher
  • HDMI™ Connection Output(s): 1 (Rear)
  • Headphone Output(s): 1 (Front- Gold)
  • Optical Audio Input(s): 2 (Rear)
  • RCA Audio Input(s): 4 (2 Dedicated Audio/2 Audio/Video)
  • Subwoofer Output(s): 1 (Rear)- 13 point Crossover (40-160Hz)


  • Power Consumption (in Operation): 120V 60Hz
  • Power Consumption (in Standby): 0.3W
  • Power Requirements: 120V 60Hz


  • Speaker Terminal Type: Front: Banana, Rear and Center: Push

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 6.25"
  • Width: 17"
  • Depth: 12.75"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 16.41 lbs
  • Shipping: 20 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 2 Years Parts and Labor
Key Features
100W x 5 Power Output/ 5 HD Inputs Compatible With HD Video/ HD Film Quality With 24p TRUE CINEMA/ Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Dual Mono, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dts Decoding/ 30 AM/FM Memory Presets/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Sony STR-DH500 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Sony STR-DH500 is Brand New.
  • The Sony STR-DH500 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Watts Per Channel100 W
Bluetooth CompatibilityNo
iPod CompatibilityNo
Decoders/EncodersDolby Digital, Dolby Digital Dual Mono, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dts
Input ConnectorsAnalog Audio, Component, HDMI, Optical, Coaxial
Output ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite, Headphones, Subwoofer
THX CertificationNo
Weight (lbs)16.41 lbs
Parts Warranty2 Years
Labor Warranty2 Years


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