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Sony ES 7.2 Channel Networked Black AV Home Theater Receiver - STR-DA5700ES

Abt Model: STRDA5700ES | UPC Code: 027242809284
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Sony ES 7.2 Channel Networked Black AV Home Theater Receiver, Model STRDA5700ES

Sony’s flagship STR-DA5700 ES receiver is the heart of the ultimate home theater experience with 130 watts per channel, the widest selection of home network, Internet video and audio streaming options (including Netflix®), second-zone Cat5 expansion, Sony’s DCAC EX Auto Calibration, the simplicity of activity-based navigation, seamless integration with control systems and more.


  • Powerful, clean sound
    130 Watts x 7 (8 Ohm 20-20kHz 0.09%THD)
  • Stream video and audio from the Internet
    Give yourself more options with a wide variety of streaming video and music, including Netflix®, YouTube™, Hulu Plus, Pandora™ and Slacker®
  • Simple on-screen operation with an “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 content2 via an HDMI connection
  • iPhone®/iPod touch® / Android Application
    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
  • Eight High Definition inputs for system flexibility
    Six HDMI™ inputs (up to 1080/60p 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
  • Front HDMI input for quick connectivity
    Conveniently located HDMI input on the front panel quickly connects an HD camera/camcorder, game system or other HDMI equipped device
  • Two HDMI Outputs
    The receiver’s two HDMI outputs can toggle or simultaneously output 1080p2 video between two HD displays, such as two televisions or a television plus a projector
  • USB Front Input
    Allows for simple connection of portable devices including iPod®/iPhones®, and media USB drive/hard drive
  • 4-Port Ethernet Switch
    The STR-DA5700ES has an included 4 Port Ethernet Switch so you can connect your home theater or other components to your router through the AV receiver. (No need for an additional Ethernet Switch.)
  • 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
  • Flexible speaker configuration options
    The STR-DA5700ES 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 HD4 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
  • Custom Control and Installation Connections
    The STRDA5700ES is controllable over IP, RS232 and IR, and is compatible with the major control systems. It also includes triggers for flexible installation options
  • Network Updatable
    Allows for updates over the network
  • Faroudja® DCDi Cinema Technology
    The STR-DA5700ES 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
    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-DA5700ES 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
  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio® Ready
    Connect the accessory antenna (sold separately), sign up for the SIRIUS Satellite Radio® service5 (fees apply), and enjoy the variety of digital radio with the superior sound quality of an A/V receiver
  • Enhanced Color Range (Deep Color & x.v.Color™ technology)
    Take HDTV color expression to new levels with x.v.Color and Deep Color technology.6 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
  • HDMI™ Pass-through
    Even though you connect your TV and cable or satellite box via the STR-DA5700ES, 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • HD-D.C.S.
    D.C.S. 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
  • DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) Audio Server
    Distribute your personal music library to other DLNA devices
  • 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
  • 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 components8 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-DA5700ES with a single ARC HDMI™ cable (sold separately)



  • Speaker Impedance: Supports 4Ohm and 8Ohm
  • (8Ohms 1kHz) THD RMS: 0.7%
  • (8Ohms 20-20kHz) THD: 130W + 130W
  • 4 Ohm/8 Ohm Switching: Yes (In Menu)
  • 8Ohms 1kHz RMS: 110W+110W
  • 8Ohms 20-20kHz: 100W+100W
  • Analog Direct: Yes
  • Bi-AMP: Yes
  • DSP: Falcon2.0 + Falcon2.0
  • Digital Legato Linear: Yes
  • Equalizer(F/C/Sur/Sur B) Bass,Mid,Treble: B,T/B,T/B,T/B,T
  • HD-D.C.S.: Yes (SB/FH)
  • Headphone Out: Yes(Gold)
  • Night Mode: Yes
  • Number of Amp channels: 7
  • OP processing: Yes
  • Portable Audio Enhancer: Yes
  • Sound Field Link (w Lock): Yes(Yes)
  • Sound Field Program (2ch): 2
  • Sound Field Program (A.F.D.): 2
  • Sound Field Program (Headphone): 3
  • Sound Field Program (Movie): 5
  • Sound Field Program (Music): 10
  • Speaker Selector: A/B/ A+B
  • Speaker Terminal: Screw (Ni)
  • Sub Woofer X' Over: 17 points (40-200Hz)
  • Type: Analog

Audio Output

  • Ethernet (Switching HUB): Yes - 4 Ports
  • Pre Out (Center): Yes
  • Pre Out (Front (L/R)): Yes
  • Pre Out (Subwoofer): 2
  • Pre Out (Surround (L/R)): Yes
  • Pre Out (Surround Back (L/R): Yes

Decoding Format(s)

  • DTS NEO:x (Tentative): Yes
  • 96k/24Bit PCM: Yes
  • DTS 96/24: Yes
  • DTS HD/DolbyTruHD/Dolby Digital+: Yes/Yes/Yes
  • DTS NEO:6: Yes
  • DTS-ES (MATRIX6.1/DISCRETE6.1): Yes(Yes/Yes)
  • Dolby Digital EX: Yes
  • Dolby Digital/DTS: Yes/Yes
  • Dolby Dual Mono: Yes
  • Dolby Prologic: Yes
  • Dolby Prologic II: Yes
  • Dolby Prologic IIx: Yes
  • Dolby Prologic IIz: Yes
  • LPCM (2CH/5.1CH/7.1CH) thru HDMI: Yes/Yes/Yes

CIS & Control

  • 12V Trigger: 3
  • 2nd A: Speaker&Line (Variable&Variable)
  • 2nd V: Composite, Component & Cat5
  • 2nd/3rd Zone ON/OFF Switch: Yes
  • 3rd A: Line(Fix)
  • Certification (AMX/Crestron/Control 4): Yes
  • IR Repeat (In/Out): Yes(1 in /2 out)
  • RS-232C for control: Yes
  • Video Up Scaler & Converter (1080i): Yes


  • Automatic Phase Matching: Yes
  • Band: 31
  • Mic: Stereo


  • AC Outlet (Switched): 2
  • Auto Standby: Yes
  • DCS/HD-D.C.S. LED: HD-D.C.S.
  • Detachable AC: Yes
  • Display: Single dot
  • GUI: Yes
  • GUI Language: English
  • Multi Channel Decoding Blue LED: Yes
  • Panel: Alumi/ES Basic
  • Pin Jack: Nickel
  • Power Consumption: 480W
  • Power Requirement: 120V 60Hz
  • Power Stand By: 0.5W
  • Quick Click: No
  • Remote Commander: Programmable, Learning, Macro RM-AAL040
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • iPod Browsing with System: VIDEO/MUSIC

Home Share

  • Tuner Preset Channel Navigation (Sirius/XM/FM/AM): 30 Sirius/30 FM/30 AM

Inputs and Outputs

  • A/V In/Out (S-Video I/O): Including Front AV: 5 in/1 out (0/0)
  • Analog Audio In (Inc TV CEC)/Out (excl. tuner)/TV(CEC): 4 in/1 out/ Plus ARC
  • Coaxial: 3 in/0 out
  • Component Video In/Out (Pass through): 2 in/1 out
  • Digital Input Assign: Yes
  • Ethernet (Switching HUB): 1 in/ 3 out
  • Front Input: AV(Gold)+Opt
  • HDMI In/Out: (Front input): 6 in / 2 out
  • Monitor Out (S-Video Out): 1(0)
  • Multi-ch In: 1(7.1)
  • Opt. In/Out/TV (CEC): incl Front input & TV (CEC): 4/1/yes
  • Phono (MM): Yes
  • Pre Out: Yes


  • CIS IP Control: Yes
  • Configuration Manager: Yes - Easy Setup Wizard
  • Description Language: English
  • Direct Ethernet Update: Yes
  • Language for "Configuration Manager": English/French/German/Spanish
  • Music Decoding Format for Network Client: WAV ( LPCM ), MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC
  • Network Client: Yes (Music/Photo/Video)
  • Network Renderer: Yes
  • Photo Decoding Format for Network Client: JPEG
  • Pre-selected Internet Radio station: Slacker, Pandora and Music Unlimited
  • Video Format: MPEG-2 PS, MPEG-1 PS, MPEG-4, AVCHD, Xvid, WMV (Resolution: up to 720x480)
  • iPhone Application: Yes


  • Auto Tuning: Yes
  • Direct Tuning: Yes(RM)
  • Preset Channel: TTL90 (30 Sirius/30FM/30AM)
  • Sirius Ready: Yes
  • Station Name: Yes


  • 3D: Yes
  • A/V SYNC: Yes(Variable)
  • A/V Sync Auto Mode: Yes
  • A/V Sync Sampling Frequency: 192kHz
  • A/V Sync Time (msec): 1200msec
  • Assignable Component Video IN: Yes
  • Assignable HDMI Video IN: Yes
  • Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • BRAVIA® SYNC™ (CEC Control): Yes
  • DSD: Yes
  • HATS for HDMI: Yes
  • HDMI Active Intelligence: Yes
  • HDMI Pass Through: Yes
  • HDMI™ Video Output Capability: 1080p
  • HDMI™ Video Output Capability: 1080/24p
  • HDMI™ Video Output Capability: Deep Color
  • HDMI™ Video Output Capability: x.v.Color (xvYCC)
  • Theater Mode Selector: Yes
  • Video Down Converter (Analog): Yes
  • Video Upscaler & Converter (Analog to Component/HDMI): Yes(1080i)/Yes(1080p)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 7-3/8"
  • Width: 17"
  • Depth: 16-1/2"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 17.7 lbs
  • Shipping: 40 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 5 Year Limited Warranty


  1. Measurements at 3 Ohms, 80Hz – 1 kHz with a THD of 1%
  2. 1080p playback and upscaling require HDMI™ cable (sold separately) and HDTV with equivalent display capabilities. Upscaled image quality will vary
  3. Application must be downloaded from the iTunes® application store. Requires that the Blu-ray Disc Player and the iPhone® or iPod touch® be connected to the same home network with the iPhone or iPod touch connected through an 802.11 access point (802.11n recommended)
  4. HDMI cable required, sold separately
  5. SIRIUS® subscription and antenna required and sold separately
  6. Deep Color and x.v. Color™ technology are supported only when source product, HDMI™ cable, media and HDTV all support those features
  7. Requires a home network with content stored on a DLNA compliant PC or server
  8. Works with other BRAVIA Sync™ or Theatre Sync™ labeled home audio/video products when connected via HDMI™ interface
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Key Features
130 Watts x 7/ HDMI GUI Overlay/ DCAC EX Speaker Auto-Calibration With Speaker Relocation And Automatic Phase Matching/ 3D Pass-Through Over HDMI/ Internet Streaming/ Integrated 4-Port Ethernet Switch/ Faroudja DCDi Cinema Technology/ DTS Neo:X/ Enhanced Color Range (Deep Color And x.v.Color Technology)/ 24p True Cinema Pass-Through/ BRAVIA Sync/ Audio Return Channel (ARC)/ DTS HD And DolbyTruHD Decoding/ Black Finish
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Watts Per Channel130 Watts
AM/FM Preset30
Bluetooth CompatibilityNo
Satellite Radio ReadyYes
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityYes
Decoders/EncodersDTS NEO:x (Tentative), DTS 96/24, DTS HD/DolbyTruHD/Dolby Digital+, DTS NEO:6, DTS-ES (MATRIX6.1/DISCRETE6.1), Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Digital/DTS, Dolby Dual Mono, Dolby Prologic, Dolby Prologic II, Dolby Prologic IIx, Dolby Prologic IIz, LPCM (2CH/5.1CH/7.1CH) thru HDMI
Input ConnectorsAnalog Audio In, Component Video, Ethernet, HDMI, Optical
Output ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite, Analog Audio
THX CertificationNo
Number of HDMI Outputs2
USB Ports1
Weight (lbs)17.7 lbs
Parts Warranty5 Year Limited
Labor Warranty5 Year Limited


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