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Sony STR-DA5200ES
5.0 out of 10

Sony STR-DA5200ES

Surround receiver amplifier, Black, 7x100 Watt, Dolby Digital EX Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony STR-DA5200ES

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Overall 4
4.0

Sony STR DA5200ES With no video output and intermittent sound.

ababio3158, Ebay
10 June 2013
  • Summary: This unit worked fine for a few days,then lost picture but still had sound. The picture and sound connections basically connects through this unit making it impossible to use when you loose the video output. There was also an annoying intermmittent crackling sound in audio when problem started.
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Overall 10
10

LOVE This Receiver !!!!!!!

kf7345, Ebay
8 September 2011
  • Summary: This is a wonderful unit. Most of us will NEVER use all the features this unit has to offer. I have really good Polk speakers (5.1) with a sub woofer for my sound. I have my TV set up as the HDMI monitor (50-inch Pioneer Elite).
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Overall 10
10

Amazing piece of art!!!

benb1787, Ebay
3 April 2011
  • Summary: This is NOT an over priced receiver it is a very high end piece of equipment that can turn any room into a audio/ wonder land. I know that sounds a little corny but if you spent a minute listening to ANY of the ES line receivers installed properly you will know exactly what I amc speaking of.
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Overall 10
10

WOW! WHAT A RECEIVER

broadminded24, Ebay
6 February 2009
  • Summary: THIS THING DOES IT ALL. POWERFUL, GREAT VIDEO , ALL THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE HAD NEGATIVES TO SAY MUST HAVE A PROBLEM WITH THEIR EQUIPMENT. I REALLY GOT A TREMENDOUS DEAL WITH THIS BABY. I COULDN'T BE HAPPIER. THANK YOU SONY....
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Overall 4
4.0

Does not down-convert component video for Zone 2 or PiP

Daniel Thomas, Amazon
5 October 2008
  • Summary: I bought this because I wanted to use it's Zone 2 video, and PiP (picture-in-picture) features. I knew going in that the Zone 2 Video output was composite only, and that the receiver turns off HDMI output when you use PiP, but that was OK for my purposes.
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Overall 2
2.0

no good.

Atul S. Tambi, Amazon
15 September 2008
  • Summary: I couldnt notice any significant upscaling from my s-video input. Audio wouldnt come throught the HDMI cable. Occasionally when you change the input, either the video or audio stops. and you had to switch off and back on again to get both back.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony Str-Da-5200ES

drwho347, Ebay
11 December 2007
  • Summary: I have had this receiver for 8 months or so and it sounded great but untill i hocked it up to a 52"sony xbr5 lcd using monster m series hdmi from ShopAllMonster.com cables i didnt know what i was missing,i'm using it with bose 6.1 speaker system and now i hear sounds in movies i had watched before...
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Overall 6
6.0

Good sound, disappointing video

B. Haxel, Amazon
7 December 2007
  • Summary: The Sony STR DA5200ES is a big, powerful and versatile receiver with a lot of features. There are plenty of input jacks and an almost-adequate system for mapping them to the various inputs. The on-screen user interface is pretty good and reasonably easy to use.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony STR DA5200ES 7.1 channel Receiver

hlk666, Ebay
8 August 2007
  • Summary: LIKES: Gobs of power. Lots of I/O versatility. Auto calibration feature makes rough setup very easy. Farouda processor chipset for very good upscaling performance (I use a 720P Optoma HD73 front projector projected to 120' diagonal). Styling fits nicely with my other Sony products.
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Overall 10
10

WOW holy moly What an AMP

cdb-canada, Ebay
19 July 2007
  • Summary: When hooked up properly using high end HDMI cables as you would expect, IE: you don’t buy a Ferrari and put regular gas in it, The picture quality and celerity does not compare to anything on the market for home theater under $1500, The power in full digital mode keeps it cool while putting out so...
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