Escape the ordinary with the elevated standard in power and connectivity of the STR-DA4600ES. Pair with your 3D capable HDTV and it's simple to wirelessly share music, videos and photos from your DNLA® capable PC4 with friends and family on the big screen. And with access Rhapsody™ and SHOUTcast® you'll always have the perfect playlist for them on tap. Sign up for a Rhapsody subscription and you can search by artist and title or browse by genre to listen to as many songs as you like without constantly having to worry about paying per track. Or check out SHOUTcast for free access to thousands of radio stations from all over the world. Both are easily accessible on your TV via the Sony xross media bar™ inspired menu without the need of a PC. A 4-port Ethernet switch makes it easy to connect your network TV, Blu-ray Disc™ player, and PlayStation®3 to your router via the A/V receiver without the need for an additional Ethernet switch (HDMI cables sold separately). Enjoy even greater flexibility with wireless 2nd zone technology5 that makes it possible to share your music throughout multiple rooms. Download the free "AV Receiver Remote" app and turn your iPhone® or iPod touch® into a versatile remote. Set your speakers up like a pro with Digital Cinema Audio Calibration. Once you've placed the included mic at your preferred listening position, all it takes is the push of a single button and the speakers' placement, distance and delays are automatically adjusted — it's a snap.
120 Watts x 7 (8 Ohm 20-20kHz 0.09%THD)6
The STR-DA4600ES has a 4 Port Ethernet Switch so you can connect your Network TV, BD Player, and PlayStation®3 to your router via the AV receiver. (no need for an additional Ethernet Switch) (HDMI cables sold separately)
The Faroudja® DCDi Cinema chipset allows for the onscreen menu to overlay on top of 1080p content.8
Enjoy your favorite music from your MP3 player or PC located in another room of your home.
Easily access and manage your input devices plus your AV Receiver settings on your TV screen with the XMB™ inspired GUI.
The STR-DA4600ES is equipped with dual Faroudja® DCDi Cinema IC chips to manage the main zone and provide 1080i upscaled video and onscreen menu to the second zone. The Faroudja® IC helps correct jaggedness often seen after I/P (Interlace/Progressive) conversion and reproduces a smooth, high definition quality picture.
A world of digital radio is at your fingertips. Connect the SIRIUS Tuner accessory antenna (sold separately), sign up for the SIRIUS Satellite Radio® service (fees apply) and enjoy the variety of digital radio with the superior sound quality of an A/V receiver.
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 components.5
When you connect 3D capable HDTV and Blu-ray Disc™ Player with a high speed HDMI™ cable, the STR-DA4600ES can pass through a 3D signal, so you can enjoy 3D picture with high quality sound.
The Sony® DLL Audio Scaler analyzes and up-scales standard definition (compressed) audio signals (@ 44.1kHz, 48kHz or 96kHz) to 192kHz. It’s effective for Network content, too
The STR-DA4600ES network features include access to Rhapsody™ and SHOUTcast® internet music services2. 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 (not included). 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 Sony xross media bar™ inspired menu without the need of a PC.
Simply place the included microphone at your listening position, push a single button and the speaker’s placement, distance and delays are automatically adjusted. Your ideal listening experience is only a button away.
Start your favorite HD programming in the living room and finish in the bedroom. HD 1080i quality video signals can be distributed over CAT5e for the second zone output.
Allows update over the network.
The iPhone® / iPod touch® “Sony AV Receiver Remote” control3 app can be downloaded free of charge from the iTunes® Store. It simplifies the operation of multiple home theater components only five buttons (four arrows and one bulls-eye) and can be used as a zone remote.
The STR-DA4600ES supports Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz, featuring Front-High Speaker, for a more spacious surround sound experience.
The Digital Media Port allows the use of a Digital Media Port cradle (sold separately) to connect compatible digital devices directly to your Sony® A/V receiver.11
Even though you connect your TV and cable or satellite box via the STR-DA4600ES, you can turn off the receiver when you watch your cable or satellite and the audio will pass through the receiver to the TV speakers.
D.C.S. is a proprietary Sony® soundfield that has been precisely sound tuned at the Sony Pictures Entertainment studio.
DLNA compliance allows compliant AV Receivers to access digital photos, music, and video from DLNA-enabled PCs and other devices.4
Sony has created the “AV Receiver Remote” iPhone®/iPod touch® app to control the STR-DA4600ES. This app is free and available through the iTunes® store.3
Get versatile HD connection options with nine HD inputs. Four HDMI™ inputs (up to 1080/60p capable) let you connect a Sony PlayStation®3 entertainment system, Blu-ray Disc™ player, or any other compatible HDMI™-capable equipment and get uncompressed digital video and multi-channel digital audio on a single HDMI™ cable per device. Three HD component inputs provide added HD-capable connectivity and added versatility.
Features the necessary installation connections (i.e.1x RS-232, 3x12V Trigger and IR 1xIN/2xOUT) required for operation with various control systems.
An independent 2nd room on-screen menu that controls the same sources connected to the AV receiver in the living room. Now, each person has independent control over the same connected components. One person can listen to an MP3 player in the bedroom while the other watches a Blu-ray Disc™ movie in the living room.
Dolby® TrueHD and dts®-HD bit stream internal decoding via HDMI™ for reproducing high definition sound with 7.1 channels of discrete audio so you can enjoy uncompromised audio the way the artist intended.
x.v.Color and Deep Color technology10 takes HDTV color expression to new levels. When the STR-DA4600ES 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 (1.8x) as many viewable colors as the existing RGB color standard, resulting in more natural, life-like images.
Route audio from your TV, whether it is from an over the air channels or Network content from BRAVIA® Internet Link, back downstream to your STR-DA4600ES with a single ARC HDMI™ cable (sold separately).
24p True Cinema™ support provides a direct connection to 24p video sources such as a Blu-ray Disc™ player or Sony PlayStation®3 entertainment system. This avoids conversions and allows users to enjoy films at their intended 24 fps (frames per second) cinematic picture quality.
The STR-DA4600ES comes with an industry leading 5 year parts and labor warranty, 90 day advanced exchange program, and dedicated toll free support line staffed by CEDIA-trained product experts. (1-877-619-7669; Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm EST)
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