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Sony 7.2 Channel 4K Black A/V Receiver - STR-DN850

Abt Model: STRDN850 | UPC Code: 027242872738
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Sony 7.2 Channel 4K Black A/V Receiver - STRDN850

Stream crisp, powerful audio with built-in Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth® and Airplay®. With 7.2 channels and 150 watts of power, it’s legendary Sony sound that really connects. Featuring 4k resolution pass-through, high-res audio compatibility, 6 HD inputs and a new intuitive graphical interface, this receiver brings out the best in your music, Blu-ray movies, games and more.


  • 7.2 Ch. Of Power
    150W per channel, this powerhouse envelopes you in a new level of sound performance. (165W x 7 @ 6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD). Added amplifier functionality allows for configuration flexibility including: speakers A or B, speakers A and B, in addition to Bi-Amp should the scenario call for it
  • Built for sound
    Employing construction and circuitry design cues from our ES line, it all begins with a rigid chassis based on the legendary frame and beam concept. To this structure, we then mount: a high capacity power transformer, custom heat sink, and other specially designed and selected audio-grade components that add up to class leading sound quality sound
  • Wi-Fi® Built-in
    Wirelessly connect to your home network and access music stored on: your computer, network storage device, smartphone, or built-in music services. Also AirPlay® compatible, you can easily stream your music from your iPhone®/iPod® Touch, iPad® or iTunes® along with compatible music Apps like Spotify and iHeart Radio
  • Bluetooth® Built-in with NFC One Touch Listening
    Stream and control your Bluetooth® audio experience with compatible music devices, smartphone, tablet, or computer3, And digital music players. Built-in AAC and aptX® codec support avoids signal quality loss when streaming music wirelessly
  • Advanced on-screen graphical user interface
    Easily set-up and control the A/V receiver via intuitive on-screen graphical user interface. Change inputs, adjust settings, and confirm volume levels on-screen
  • High Resolution Audio playback
    Convenient DLNA (Wi-Fi®) and USB connectivity supports high bit rate 192k/24-bit WAV/FLAC audio playback, and even DSD. Additional file formats supported include: MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV192k, FLAC 192k, ALAC, AIFF and DSD (2.8MHz). Simply connect the compatible device to the receiver and enjoy2. And with Sony proprietary D.L.L. (Digital Legato Linear) technology, you can enjoy your favorite digital audio files in high-quality brilliance
  • Dedicated 32-bit DSD DAC processing
    FIR (Finite Impulse Response) filters are ideal for performing DSD signal D/A conversion. Conventional FIR filters generally process high-speed data strings at 64fs (fs=2.8MHz) with roughly 22 to 23-bit accuracy, leaving a need for a dedicated device. Enter the Sony 32-bit DSD DAC using a specially-developed algorithm that delivers genuine 32-bit resolving power for crystal clear audio conversion
  • 5 HDMI® Inputs
    Make the most of your HDMI-equipped, high definition video and audio capable devices: Sony® PlayStation® entertainment system, Blu-ray Disc™ player, or any other device with 5 HDMI® inputs (up to 4K capable). For an added personalization, you can also reassign inputs
  • Network Services
    Access and enjoy music streaming at its very best-the latest from Spotify®, Pandora®, Music Unlimited, and Tunein
  • Pure Direct
    Pure Direct mode preserves signal clarity and detail by switching off unnecessary signal processing circuitry to provide the cleanest possible signal path with minimized electronic interference
  • Smartphone connectivity via MHL
    Directly connect your smartphone via an MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) certified HDMI® cable and let your favorite personal video clips, music, and more loose on the big screen complete with big sound. MHL also supports the charging of connected devices
  • 4K video upscaling
    Maximize image quality for non-4K connected video sources up to 4K quality. The STR-DN850 allows native 4K video content pass through to 4K capable televisions and projectors, and even up-scales high definition movies and TV shows to 4K quality
  • Control with your iPhone® or Android™ devices with free Apps
    Download the free SongPal Remote app from the iTunes® or Google™ play app stores and use your iPhone® or Android™ devices with the SongPal app to control receiver functionality including volume, input selection and streaming music apps
  • Standby Audio/Video signal pass-through
    Enjoy convenient access to all of your HDMI® connected devices without having to power on the receiver
  • HDMI® Audio Return Channel support
    Eliminate unnecessary cables. With ARC, TV audio signal can be transmitted back to your receiver through the same HDMI® cable already being used to send audio and video to your TV
  • 3D Pass-through
    Compatible with Blu-ray 3D™ movies, video games and other 3D content
  • 24p True Cinema™ (pass-through)
    Watch Blu-ray Disc™ movies in their native frame rate (24 frames per second) when paired with a 24p compatible HDTV and playback device like a Blu-ray Disc™ Player or PlayStation® gaming console via HDMI® cable
  • Smartphone savvy too
    Listen to music and watch video stored on your iPod® or iPhone® while charging your device through the front USB input5. Easily connect compatible, portable devices including: AndroidTM smartphones, iPod®/iPhones®, digital music players, and even USB thumb drives or hard drives
  • Sound Optimizer
    Stop missing out on dynamic movie sound effects when you need to keep the at volume low levels. Sound Optimizer delivers optimized sound effect reproduction while maintaining the intended sound stage at high or low volume levels
  • HD Digital Cinema SoundTM with front-High speakers
    Optimize your receiver settings to mimic movie theater sound characteristics. Front Height mode enables vocal height and 3D effects for improved effects positioning and added depth. Imagine as a helicopter descends from above and lands right in front of you – you’ll hear the change in height as the effect unfolds on-screen
  • Sony Sound field technology
    Experience the emotion of a live performance in your very own home when you embrace legendary Sony® engineering expertise
  • Advanced Digital Cinema Auto Calibration - Quick Speaker Set Up
    Quickly and easily maximize your in-home theater experience via the newly improved Advanced Digital Cinema Auto Calibration feature. During setup, place the included microphone where you will be seated and wait as the settings are automatically optimized based on the distance, placement of your speakers
  • 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, Sony home theater products



  • Input/Output Others
    • MHL (Mobile High-definition Link) Front/Rear: 1 Rear Input


  • 4 Ohm/8 Ohm Switching: Yes (6 ohm)
  • Advanced Auto Volume: Yes
  • AirPlay: Yes
  • Bi-AMP: Yes
  • Digital Legato Linear: Yes
  • Number of Amp channels: 7 Channels
  • OP processing: Yes
  • Sound Optimizer: Yes
  • Speaker Impedance: 6-16ohms
  • Speaker Selector: A / B / A+B / Off
  • Speaker Terminal: Screw
  • Sub Woofer X' Over: 17 points (40 - 200 Hz)

Amplifier Power

  • (6Ohms, 1kHz, 1ch driven) THD: 0.9%
  • (6Ohms, 1kHz, 2ch driven) THD: 1%
  • 6Ohms, 1kHz, 1ch driven: 150 W
  • 6Ohms, 1kHz, 2ch driven: 110 W + 110 W
  • 6ohms, 20-20kHz, 2ch driven: 95 W + 95 W (0.09%)


  • Automatic Phase Matching: Yes
  • Band: 6
  • DCAC: Advanced D.C.A.C.
  • Mic: Mono


  • Internet Music Service: Yes (Spotify Connected/Tunein/Pandora/Music Unlimited)
  • Mobile Application: SongPal/TVSideview
  • Music Decoding Format for Network Client: WAV ( LPCM ), MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, ALAC, AIFF
  • Network Client: Yes (Music)
  • Network Renderer: Yes
  • Sony Entertainment Network: Yes


  • Decoding Format
    • 192kHz/24bit: Yes (PCM)
    • 96kHz/24bit: Yes (PCM)
    • DTS / DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 / Discrete6.1): Yes/Yes
    • DTS 96/24/ DTS Neo:6: Yes (96/24)
    • 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 (Prologic, ii, iix)
    • Dolby TruHD/Dolby Digital +: Yes/Yes
    • LPCM (2CH/5.1CH/7.1CH) thru HDMI: Yes (2CH / 5.1CH / 7.1CH)
  • Sound Field
    • 2ch: Yes
    • A.F.D. Auto: Yes
    • Analog Direct: Yes
    • Berlin Philharmonic Hall: Yes(SB/FH)
    • HD-D.C.S.: Yes
    • Headphone 2ch: Yes
    • Headphone Direct: Yes
    • Jazz Club: Yes
    • Live Concert: Yes
    • Multi Stereo: Yes
    • Neo:6 Cinema: Yes
    • Neo:6 Music: Yes
    • PLII Movie: Yes
    • PLII Music: Yes
    • PLIIx Movie: Yes
    • PLIIx Music: Yes
    • Portable Audio Enhancer: Yes
    • Pure Direct: Yes
    • Sound Field Link: Yes
    • Sports: Yes
    • Stadium: Yes
    • True Concert Mapping: Concertgebouw/Musikverein: Yes
  • Tuner
    • Auto Tuning: Yes (GUI)
    • Direct Tuning: Yes (GUI)
    • Preset Channel (FM/AM): 30 FM, 30 AM
    • Station Name: Yes


  • Other
    • Assignable Component Video In: Yes
    • Auto Standby: Yes
    • Digital Input Assign: Yes (Component/Optical/Coax)
    • Display: 10 digit dot matrix
    • Easy Automation: Yes Custom Preset
    • GUI: Yes w/GUI Blending
    • GUI Language: English, French, Spanish, German
    • Pin Jack: Nickel
    • Power Consumption: 240W
    • Power Consumption (Power Stand By): 0.3W
    • Power Requirement: 120 V 60 Hz
    • Sleep Timer: Yes (up to 2 hours)
    • Update Capability: Yes (Internet/USB/PC)
    • iPod Browsing with System (via USB): Yes (Music)

Inputs and Outputs

  • Audio Inputs
    • Analog Audio In: 2 (not including AV in)
    • Coaxial: 1
    • Multi-ch In: Yes (FM and AM)
    • Optical In: 2
  • Audio Outputs
    • Headphone Out: Yes (Gold)
    • Pre Out: 2
    • Pre Out (Subwoofer): 2
  • Other Inputs and Outputs
    • Bluetooth: Yes (Bluetooth version 2.1+EDR Profile: A2DP, AVRCP Ver1.3 Codec: SBC/aptX/AAC) with NFC
    • Ethernet (Switching HUB): 1
    • USB: Yes 2 (Front:iPhone/WM)(support format: MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV192k, Flac 192k, ALAC, AIFF and DSD (2.8MHz)) support iPhone4s spec: (DC 5V, 1.0 A MAX)
  • Speaker Outputs
    • Center: Yes
    • Center (Bass/Treble): Yes
    • Front (Bass/Treble): Yes
    • Front A (L/R): Yes
    • Front High (Bass/Treble): Yes
    • Front High (L/R): Yes
    • Surround (Bass/Treble): Yes
    • Surround (L/R): Yes
    • Surround Back (Bass/Treble): Yes
    • Surround Back (L/R): Yes
  • Video Inputs
    • AV In: Including Front AV: 2
    • HDMI In: 5
  • Video Outputs
    • Composite Video Out: Inc. Monitor Out: 1
    • HDMI Out: 1


  • A/V Sync
    • A/V SYNC: Yes (Variable)
    • A/V Sync Sampling Frequency: 192 kHz
    • A/V Sync Time (msec): 0-300 msec
    • A/V Sync auto mode: 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
    • DSD: Yes (HDMI)
    • HDMI Version: 1.4a
    • HDMI™ video output capability: 4K, 1080p, 1080/24p Deep Color (up to 36 bit) Triluminos Color (xvYCC)
    • Power Off Pass Through: Yes
    • S-Select: Yes
    • Video Up Converter (Analog Component/HDMI): Yes
    • Video Up Scaler (Analog; Component/HDMI): Yes (4K)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 6.14"
  • Width: 16.93"
  • Depth: 12.97"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 20 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor


  1. Wireless connectivity requires an 802.11 home network (802.11n recommended)
  2. Broadband speed of at least 2.5 Mbps recommended (10 Mbps for HD). Content subject to change and may require fees
  3. Interoperability and compatibility among Bluetooth® devices vary
  4. Requires HDMI® cable sold separately
  5. Cable sold separately
  6. 4k upscaling requires a 4K projector or 4K TV
  7. Requires capable HDTV, capable video source, and HDMI® cable sold sep. When playing copyright protected content from Sony 4K server, it is necessary to use a separate HDMI® audio out from server to receiver for surround sound support
  8. Application must be downloaded from the iTunes® application store or Google Play™ store. Requires devices connected to the same wireless home network. Subject to app terms and conditions
  9. Requires HDTV and HDMI® cable sold separately
  10. Not all USB devices are compatible. Consult for complete details
  11. Requires 3D content, 3D HDTV, 3D glasses and HDMI® cable (at least 10.2 Gbps)
  12. Requires HDMI® cable sold separately
  13. Requires HDMI® cable and LPCM capable receiver
  14. Syncs with BRAVIA® Sync or Theatre Sync™ products
  15. Requires content stored on a DLNA® compliant PC or server
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Key Features
150W Per Channel/ Wi-Fi Built-In/ Bluetooth Built-In With NFC One Touch Listening/ Advanced On-Screen Graphical User Interface/ High Resolution Audio Playback/ Dedicated 32-Bit DSD DAC Processing/ Network Services/ Pure Direct/ Smartphone Connectivity Via MHL/ 4K Video Upscaling/ Standby Audio/Video Signal Pass-Through/ HDMI Audio Return Channel Support/ 3D Pass-Through/ 24p True Cinema Pass-Through/ Sound Optimizer/ Sony Sound Field Technology/ Advanced Digital Cinema Auto Calibration/ BRAVIA Sync Capable (HDMI CEC)/ Black Finish
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Apple AirPlayNo
Watts Per Channel150
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:6, DTS HD MA/ DTS HD HR, 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, Ethernet, Analog Audio, Coaxial, Multi-ch In, Optical
Output ConnectorsHDMI, Headphone, Subwoofer
THX CertificationNo
Number of HDMI Outputs1
USB Ports1
Weight (lbs)18
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year


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