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Sony STR-DA5500ES
6.2 out of 10

Sony STR-DA5500ES

Features: 120 watts x 7, multi-room audio and video, 9 HD inputs Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony STR-DA5500ES

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Overall 2
2.0

Very poor quality

mejis, Amazon
27 March 2011
  • Summary: I have purchased numerous Sony ES series receivers over the past years, but Sony has continued to cut back on their build quality over the years, and their receivers are now JUNK. My Sony 5500ES receiver completely failed after just 10 months of use!
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent in every way

R. DeRieux, Amazon
23 December 2010
  • Summary: Pros: Incredible sound performance, amazing video processing Cons: assigning imputs such as BD or SAT to hdmi allows for video imput but not audio. Summary: I have researched Sony's es line for the last three years.
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Overall 10
10

excellent in every way

rtg_paintball, Ebay
20 December 2010
  • Summary: Pros: Incredible sound performance, amazing video processing Cons: assigning imputs such as BD or SAT to hdmi allows for video imput but not audio. Summary: I have researched Sony's es line for the last three years.
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Overall 10
10

Sony STR-DA5500ES

Dennis, Amazon
30 October 2010
  • Summary: This is a very good Receiver When it comes right down to it, audio quality is the most important feature of a surround sound receiver. The STR-DA5500ES does not disappoint. Quality is far above what I would expect from a receiver at this price point.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great receiver with some unexspected limitiations

theater03, Amazon
12 October 2010
  • Summary: I have had this receiver for several weeks now and it has been light years ahead of what it replaced. Lots of inputs and assignable, flexible. For example you can actually assign video inputs to things like the MD in and gain another video source :) The gui is awesome aswell, everything is namable,...
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Overall 10
10

Awesome Sony Receiver

Isam A. Qurie "IQ", Amazon
29 August 2010
  • Summary: I am very pleased with the STR-DA5500ES. I have always loved Sony's products especially the ES line. This one won't disappoint.
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Overall 2
2.0

What a disappointment

Gary M. Leiss "GML", Amazon
29 May 2010
  • Summary: I purchased this high end receiver with high expectations. Although it is sleek looking it has very poor sound quality and very limited audio adjustments. It seems to be cheeply made and poorly engineered. It is adequate as a video hub, however, very poor as a home theater receiver.
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