Distribute high-quality audio and video throughout your home with the STR-DA5500ES multi-channel network A/V receiver. This Elevated Standard (ES) 7.1-channel receiver delivers all the benefits of Blu-ray Disc™ technology including Full HD 1080p picture quality, HD surround sound and DVD upscaling to near HD quality via Faroudja™ DCDi Cinema technology. Connect to the internet and access even more entertainment including music and videos, and share them in multiple rooms of your house. Plus, with built-in DLNA® support you can access and share music, photos and movies from a compatible PC.
120W x 7 (8 ohms, 20Hz - 20kHz, 0.09% THD)
On-screen learning remote control that simplifies the operation of various sources and displays using only five buttons (four arrows and one bulls-eye) on the physical remote control. Plus, the “Quick Click” On-Screen Remote Control is also available in a second room.
Two HDMI outputs which can toggle 1080p content between two other HD displays, such as two BRAVIA® LCD TVs or a BRAVIA LCD TV and a front projector or drive a signal to both displays at the same time.
Get versatile HD connection options with nine HD inputs. 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 on a single HDMI cable per device4 Three HD component inputs provide added HD-capable connectivity and added versatility.
Audio format utilized for high-resolution formats like SA-CD and transmitted via HDMI cable (sold separately) to minimize information loss and maintain purity of audio signal.
Every Sony® With one of the industy’s strongest warranties, every Sony® ES AV Receiver comes with superior support and service. This warranty is supported by a dedicated toll free number (1877-619-7669; Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm EST) and website (www.sony.com/builtin).
x.v.Color and Deep Color technology takes HDTV color expression to new levels.6 When the STR-DA5500 is connected to x.v.Color capable video sources, such as Sony® Blu-ray Disc players, x.v.Color capable BRAVIA® HDTVs can display nearly twice as many (1.8x) viewable colors as the existing RGB color standard, resulting in more natural, life-like images.
BRAVIA® Sync capability utilizes the HDMI™ CEC function to reduce the hassle and time consuming job of powering up and routing signals to your home theater components. With the simple push of one button on the remote, the BRAVIA® Sync feature powers on and selects the appropriate inputs for your BRAVIA HDTV and HDMI-connected A/V components7.
The STR-DA5500ES network features include access to Rhapsody® and SHOUTcast™ internet music services. Rhapsody is a network music service that searches by artist and title or browse by genre so you can listen to whatever you want — without paying per track through a monthly subscription (sold separately). SHOUTcast is a free internet radio service which allows access to thousands of stations from around the world. Both are accessible on your television via the xross media bar™ inspired GUI without the need of a PC.
Conveniently located on the front bezel to easily connect HD camera/camcorder, game system or other HDMI equipped device.
The Faroudja DCDi Cinema chipset allows for the onscreen GUI to overlay on top of 1080p sources via HDMI™ connection.
Up to 3 rooms (Composite Only) - Enjoy your favorite music from your MP3 player or PC located in another room of your home10.
Dolby® TrueHD, LPCM and dts®-HD bit stream internal decoding via HDMI™5 capable of reproducing high definition sound with 7.1 channels of discrete audio so you can enjoy uncompromised audio the way the artist intended.
Features the necessary installation connections (i.e. RS-232, 12V Trigger and IR IN/OUT) required for operation with various control systems.
The Digital Media Port allows the use of Digital Media Port cradle (sold separately) to connect compatible digital devices directly to your Sony® A/V receiver.
Allows for updating settings over the network.
DLNA® (Client) compliance allows compliant AV Receivers to access digital photos, music, and video from DLNA-enabled PCs and other devices.
Provides access to a personal network for access to a networked PC or entertainment services (i.e. SHOUTcast™ and Rhapsody®) plus allows Sony to provide first-class service via future upgrades.
The Sony® DLL Audio Scaler analyzes and upscales standard-definition (compressed) audio signals (@ 44.1kHz, 48kHz or 96kHz) to 192kHz.
Up to 2 rooms (Component Video)-Start your favorite HD programming in the living room and finish in the bedroom.9
Via XMB® Inspired GUI. Easily access and manage your input devices plus AV Receiver settings on your TV screen.
A world of digital radio is at your fingertips. Connect the accessory antenna (sold separately), sign up for Sirius or XM service (fees apply) and enjoy the variety of digital radio with the superior sound quality of an A/V receiver.
Simply place the included microphone in your listening position, push a single button and speaker placement, distance and delays are automatically adjusted. Your ideal listening experience is only a button away.
24p True Cinema support provides a direct connection to 24p video sources, avoiding conversions and allowing users to enjoy films at their intended 24 fps (frames per second) cinematic picture quality when using a 24p-capable output device, such as a Blu-ray Disc™ player or Sony® PlayStation® 3 entertainment system.
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