Enjoy 7.1 channels of incredible surround sound, connect up to seven HD sources6 and listen to music from your iPod® or iPhone® via the included dock5 with the STR-DH820 A/V receiver. Improve the quality of connected video sources to near HD quality3 or experience incredible sound quality while you watch 3D sports, movies and games from connected 3D devices1. This receiver also has LPCM, Dolby® trueHD, ProLogic IIz and dts®-HD decoding technologies for audio that is true to the original master recording. An easy-to-use menu provides simple operation while convenient audio calibration set-up assures the best possible listening experience. Additional features include Audio Return Channel which eliminates the need for extra cables connected to your TV, and standby pass-through that lets you access all of your HDMI™ connected devices without having to power on the receiver1.
Awarded #1 Home Audio Brand for 2011 by NPD, based on units sold and dollars for the 12 months ending March 2011 in Total Home Audio according to The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service.
Listen to music and watch video stored on your iPod® or iPhone® while charging your device with the included dock.5
Improve image quality of analog connected devices to near HD.3 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.
Improve audio performance when listening to internet radio stations and portable audio devices, adding warmth and clarity.
Connect to select Sony 2011 Televisions and experience an integrated user interface on-screen. Enabling on-screen feedback and control function.7
Ensure you get the best sound experience from your A/V receiver and speakers with Digital Cinema Auto Calibration. 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.
Get the most out of each audio and video input with the ability to reassign inputs to support connected devices.
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.6
Compatible with Blu-ray 3D™ movies, video games and other 3D content1
Set-up and control the A/V receiver with intuitive on-screen graphical user interface.
Experience sound closer to the way it was captured with LPCM, Dolby® trueHD, ProLogic IIz and dts®-HD master audio codecs.2
Add additional bass increasing the dynamic effects of movies and music.
Conveniently access all your HDMI® connected devices without having to power on the receiver.
Accepts IR repeaters enabling you to operate products connected to the receiver behind a closed door.
Get versatile HD connection options with seven HD inputs. Four HDMI® inputs (up to 1080/24p capable) let you connect a Sony® PlayStation®3 entertainment system, Blu-ray Disc™ player, any 2 other HDMI-capable devices, for high definition video and audio.6 Three component inputs (1080/60i capable) provide added HD-capable connectivity and versatility.
Optimize your receiver to mimic the sound characteristics of Sony Pictures.
Keep dynamic movie scenes in check, optimizing sound to the desired volume level.
Equipped with 2nd Zone pre-outs.
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.6
Conveniently operate and control select Sony® BRAVIA® Sync devices with one remote including: Sony Blu-ray Disc™ Players, BRAVIA® HDTVs, Sony home theater products.4
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