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Sony ES 7.2 Channel Wi-Fi Black A/V Receiver - STR-DA1800ES

Abt Model: STRDA1800ES | UPC Code: 027242837607
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Sony ES 7.2 Channel Wi-Fi Black A/V Receiver, Model STRDA1800ES

Stream crisp, powerful audio with the ES (Elevated Standard) STR-DA1800ES 7.2-channel A/V receiver. This home theater receiver delivers wireless streaming music from the internet with built-in W-Fi®, from iPhone®/iPad®, iTunes® or compatible apps with AirPlay®, or from your smartphone or tablet with built-in Bluetooth®. All through 7.2-channels with 100 watts per channel (8 Ohm 20-20kHz 0.09%THD) and exceptional Sony ES video performance. Additional features include 8 HD inputs (6 HDMI®, 2 component), 4K pass-through and seamless integration with leading control systems.

Key Features:

  • 7.2-channel with 100 watts per channel
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • 4K resolution pass-through
  • 8 HD inputs
  • Internet streaming
  • 2nd zone video output via HDMI


Awaken your senses.
The STR-DA1800ES receiver is the wireless control tower for everything A/V. With 7.2 channel surround, 100 watts per channel and Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and AirPlay® connectivity, this feature-rich receiver delivers stunning audio and video performance to any home theater.

HD sound.
Add vertical sound effects and breathtaking realism to your movie watching experience with HD Digital Cinema Sound™ (HD D.C.S) with Front High Speakers. Complimenting these new sound technologies, the STR-D1800ES is equipped with a powerful transformer for better overall sound while two large block electrolytic capacitors provide the main power supply. These devices are particularly critical for sound quality and provide an overall improvement to the entire frequency range.

Stream like a dream.
Access music from your iPhone®, iPod® Touch, iPad® or iTunes® along with compatible music apps like Spotify®and iHeartRadio. Simply, touch the AirPlay logo when it appears and instantly start streaming the perfect playlist to match your mood.

See clearly with 4K.
Right out of the box, the STR-DA1800ES is ready for the next generation of crystal clear and detailed video with 4K resolution pass-through. See it the way it was meant to be seen.

Now streaming.
Navigate the latest from Pandora®, Sony Music Unlimited, Slacker® and vTuner® and find exactly what you're looking for. You'll never run out of amazing things to listen to and there's always something on.

Built-in Bluetooth
Connect via Bluetooth and start streaming the latest hits, your all-time favorite songs or discover all-new music to listen to on your Android™ smartphone or tablet. Unlock more music options for your living room, regardless of the device they're on.

Beautiful seven-channel sound.
100 Watts x 7 (8 Ohm 20-20kHz 0.09%THD) for cinema-like surround sound and crystal clear music reproduction.

Wi-Fi Built-in.
Get connected to the Internet and your home network to access more music than you can imagine including music stored on your computer, music services built-in or AirPlay®.

Easily stream your music from your iPhone®/iPod Touch®, iPad® or iTunes® along with compatible music Apps like Spotify® and iHeart Radio™. Simply, touch the AirPlay® logo when it appears and select the STR-DA1800ES to amplify your tunes.

4K pass-through.
Future-proof your system and take a quantum leap in video clarity. The STR-DA1800ES allows native 4K video content to be passed through to a 4K television or projector.

Stream music from the internet.
Music streaming at it’s very best. Navigate and enjoy the latest from Pandora®, Music Unlimited, Slacker® and vTuner®.

Seamless integration with the leading control systems.
The STR-DA1800ES is certified with leading control systems for integration. It’s also controllable over IP, includes triggers, RS232 and IR for more installation options.

8HD Inputs
Get versatile HD connection options with 8 HD inputs. SixHDMI® inputs (up to 4K capable) means you can connect a Sony® PlayStation®3 entertainment system, Blu-ray Disc™ player, and 2 other HDMI-capable devices, for high definition video and audio. Two component inputs (1080/60i capable) provide added HD-capable connectivity and versatility.

Sound Optimizer
No longer do you have to miss out movies dynamic sound effects when you need to keep the volume low, the sound optimizer enables you to hear the smallest sound effect at low volumes. This dynamic feature gives you the best reproduction of sound effects while keeping the intended sound stage at high or low volume levels.

Up convert/Upscales Video signal to near HD via HDMI
Improve image quality of analog connected devices to near HD. Analog connected device signals are converted to digital and output via HDMI®, making one cable connection from the receiver to the HDMI-enabled TV possible.

Dual HDMI output and 2nd Zone video via 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. An HDMI can be assigned to support 2nd Zone video.

Control with your iPhone® or Android™ devices with free Apps
Download the free Media Remote™ app from the iTunes® or Google Play™ app store and use your iOS device or Android™ phone to control volume, inputs and receiver function.

HD Digital Cinema Sound™ and Front High Speakers
Optimize your receiver to mimic the sound characteristics of movie theaters. Front Height mode enables vocal height and 3D effects for better positioning of effects giving added depth to visuals and concerts. Imagine as a helicopter comes from above and lands – you’ll hear the change in height as the effect unfolds on-screen.

iPod®/iPhone® Music and Video playback via USB
Listen to music and watch video stored on your iPod® or iPhone® while charging your device through the receivers front USB input.

Advanced Blu-ray Disc™ Audio Decoding
Experience sound closer to the way it was captured with LPCM, Dolby® trueHD, Pro Logic® IIz and dts®-HD master audio codecs.

On-screen graphical user interface
Set-up and control the A/V receiver with intuitive on-screen graphical user interface. Change inputs, adjust settings and confirm volume levels on-screen.

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.

Advanced Digital Cinema Auto Calibration- Quick Speaker Set Up
Ensure you get the best sound experience from your A/V receiver and speakers with Advanced Digital Cinema Auto Calibration, which offers auto phase matching. Simply place the included microphone where you will be seated and settings are automatically optimized based on the distance, delays and placement of your speakers.

3D Pass-through
Compatible with Blu-ray 3D™ movies, video games and other 3D content.

BRAVIA Sync Capable(HDMI® CEC)
Conveniently operate and control select Sony® BRAVIA® Sync devices with one remote including: Sony Blu-ray Disc™ Players, BRAVIA® HDTVs, and Sony home theater products.

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.

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.


DCAC Features

  • Automatic Phase Matching: Yes
  • Band: 6
  • Digital Cinema Auto Calibration: Advanced D.C.A.C.
  • Mic: MONO


  • Berlin Philharmonie: Yes (SB/FH)


  • Input/Output
    • USB: 1(Front:iPhone/WM)
    • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Video Output
    • A/V Out (Inc. Monitor Out): 1
    • Composite Monitor Out (inc. Monitor Out): 1
    • HDMI Out: Output x2  (Assignable for Zone out x 1)
  • Speaker Out
    • Center: Yes
    • Front A (L/R): Yes
    • Front High (L/R)/ Surround Back/ Front B for Common Use: Yes
    • Surround (L/R): Yes
  • 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)
  • Tone Control
    • Front (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
    • Headphone Out: Yes
    • Pre Out (Subwoofer): 2
  • Output Power
    • (8Ohms 20-20kHz) THD: 0.09%
    • 8Ohms 20-20kHz: 100W + 100W
  • Amplifier
    • Advanced Auto Volume: Yes
    • Sound Optimizer: Yes
    • 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: 6
  • 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)
  • CIS & Control
    • 2nd A: Line(Fixed)
    • IP Control: Yes
  • General
    • Display: 10 digit dot matrix
    • Panel: Mold/HAT Entry
    • Remote Commander: PP
    • Airplay: Yes


  • DLNA Party Streaming: Yes
  • Internet Radio Service: vTuner/Slacker
  • Mobile Application: Media Remote Base (iPhone/Android)
  • Music Decoding Format for Network Client: WAV ( LPCM ), MP3, WMA, AAC
  • Network Client: Yes (Music)
  • Network Renderer: Yes


  • 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))
    • 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 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


  • General
    • 12V Trigger: 1
    • 2nd V: Composite & Component & HDMI (common use w/ main out)
    • Certification (AMX/Crestron/Control4): Yes
    • IR Repeat (In/Out): Yes(1/1)
    • RS-232C for control: Yes


  • Assignable Component Video IN: Yes
  • Auto Standby: Yes
  • Detachable AC: Yes
  • Digital Input Assign: Yes
  • GUI: Yes (Simple)
  • GUI Language: English
  • Power Requirement: 120V 60Hz
  • Sleep Timer: Yes (up to 2 hours)
  • Update Capability: Yes
  • iPod Browsing with System (via USB): VIDEO/MUSIC

Approximate Dimenstions

  • Height 6-1/4"
  • Width 17"
  • Depth 12-3/4"

Approximate Weight

  • Unit: 20.1 lb
  • Shipping: 24.6 lbs

Warranty Information

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Limited 5 Years
Key Features
7.2-Channel With 100 Watts Per Channel/ Built-In Wi-Fi And Bluetooth/ 4K Resolution Pass-Through/ 8 HD Inputs/ Internet Streaming/ 2nd Zone Video Output Via HDMI/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Sony STR-DA1800ES from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Sony STR-DA1800ES is Brand New.
  • The Sony STR-DA1800ES Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Apple AirPlayYes
Watts Per Channel100
AM/FM PresetYes
Bluetooth CompatibilityYes
Satellite Radio ReadyNo
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityYes
Decoders/EncodersDTS / DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 / Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24/ DTS NEO, DTS HD MA/ DTS HD HR, Dolby Digital EX/ Dolby Digital, Dolby Dual Mono, Dolby Prologic/II /Iix /Iiz, Dolby TruHD/Dolby Digital +, LPCM
Input ConnectorsHDMI, USB, Component Video, A/V, Analog, Coax, Optical, Phono,
Output ConnectorsUSB, A/V, Composite Monitor Out, HDMI Out, Headphone, Pre Out
THX CertificationNo
Number of HDMI Outputs2
USB Ports1
Weight (lbs)20.1
Parts Warranty5 Years Limited
Labor Warranty5 Years Limited


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