- Boxed-product Weight: 11 Kg
- Item model number: STRDH820.CEK
- ASIN: B0056KDUII
- Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 7 April 2011
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (35 customer reviews)
“The STRDH820 excels at accuracy, its precise effects placement and exceptional clarity giving it the ability to generate huge, lavishly detailed surround sound fields even when teamed with comparatively modest speakers.”
“This wealth of attributes is enough to make the STRDH820 a clear winner in this year’s entry-level category. If ever you’ve toyed with the notion of investing in separates home cinema but have been put off by the cost, this brilliant Sony should change your mind.”
What Hi-Fi Sound & Vision Awards 2011, Best home cinema amplifier up to £350
Designed to bring out the pure excitement of HD with up to 7x110 watts of power and the freedom to receive 7.1-channel signals from sources such as Blu-ray Disc players.
Sit back and control your receiver, BRAVIA TV and Blu-ray Disc player with just a single remote using BRAVIA Sync. The days of multiple commanders are over.
All set for the future? Connect to your 3D TV and 3D Blu-ray Disc player, put on the special Active Shutter glasses and enjoy High Definition movies in a whole new dimension with sound to match.
With 4 HDMI inputs, it’s a breeze to connect up your HD devices including Blu- ray Disc player and PlayStation 3. There’s also three optical digital audio inputs, a coaxial digital audio input and two analogue audio inputs.
Connect your favourite portable media player such as a Walkman or iPod to the Digital Media Port and play music through your TV.
It’s no good just having your movies look good. They’ve got to sound good too. This AV receiver turns your sofa into a front row seat and brings out all the raw, edge of your seat excitement of High Definition. Go on, crank it up. It’s capable of shaking your walls with up to 800 watts of power. You get all the fabulous realism of 7.1 channel surround sound from your Blu-ray Disc player. Who’s that creeping up behind you? Where did that shriek come from? Every bump, bang and crash is about to make you jump out of your skin.
Worried about setting it up? Don’t be. The wonder that is DCAC Digital Auto calibration makes sure each speaker is perfectly balanced, regardless of where they are located. Now you’re ready to get your mates round for a movie night. Even your old DVDs and videos can be enjoyed in near HD quality. Plus, you get all the crystal clear precision of Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio and Digital Cinema Sound. Which means, in a nutshell, you’ll sit back with your popcorn and be treated to the full force and excitement of Hollywood in your home.
Think about it. Why have an all-in-one set up when you could build a high definition home cinema system that’s perfect for your needs? This receiver links up easily with your Blu-ray Disc player and Full HD TV, transforming your home entertainment in one fell swoop. It’s just the ideal way of getting the very best from high definition and will breathe new life into your movie and music collections.
Sit back and control your receiver, BRAVIA TV and Blu-ray Disc player with just a single remote. How good is that? Unique BRAVIA Sync makes it all so easy. Never again have to contend with multiple commanders or spend hours searching in the magazine rack and down the sides of the sofa for lost remotes. The kids will be happy as it’s usually them who get the blame.
Here’s a receiver that’s all set for the future. Connect to your 3D TV and 3D Blu-ray Disc player, put on the special Active Shutter glasses and enjoy High Definition movies in a whole new dimension with sound to match. Your mates will be green with envy. Connect to your Full HD TV using HDMI and with 3D video pass from a compatible 3D source you’ll enjoy the full benefit of 3D sound.
You love movies, you love music, you love games. And as far as you’re concerned, the more high def the better, right? With 4 HDMI® inputs, this receiver makes it an absolute doddle to connect up your HD equipment including a Blu-ray Disc player and PlayStation 3. There’s also three optical digital audio inputs for easily linking up to set-top boxes and gaming consoles, a coaxial digital audio input and two analogue audio inputs.
Connect your favourite portable media player such as a Walkman or iPod to the Digital Media Port and play music through your home cinema system. Sound Optimizer boosts the sound of compressed formats including MP3 and AAC. If you’re a radio buff, don’t despair. There’s a built-in RDS FM/AM tuner with 60 station presets to keep you connected to latest news, music and talk shows.