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Sony STR-DA5800ES

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EUROPEAN HT RECEIVER

eisa.eu
20 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Sony’s flagship receiver sports a heavyweight design and build but brings finesse to its multichannel performance ensuring that movie soundtracks and music alike are delivered with vivid detail and bags of energy. The 9.2-channel STR-DA5800ES is also feature-packed, offering nine HDMI inputs and three outputs, an asynchronous USB input, built-in network switching and, uniquely for an AVR, video-on-demand courtesy of the Sony Entertainment Network.
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Overall 9
9.2
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 10
10
Video quality 10
10
Ergonomics 9
9.0
Audio 9
9.0

Sony STR-DA5800ES A/V Receiver

Sound & Vision Magazine
13 May 2013
  • Excerpt: A chimera is a mythical animal consisting of parts from various other animals. In Greek mythology, for example, a Chimera (with a capital C) was an unpleasant, fire-breathing creature that had a serpent’s tail, a goat’s body, and a lion’s head. (Insert standard joke about previous spouse/significant other, mother-in-law, editors, etc.
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Test Report: Sony STR-DA5800ES A/V Receiver

Sound & Vision Magazine
13 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Sony's new flagship receiver is a brute. It's got as many or more features, channels, HDMI jacks, and control options as any competitor I can think of, along with a snazzy new rotation of onscreen menus. The STR-DA5800ES is also the latest to join the 4K brigade, being able to pass-through, and upscale to, the possible-future Ultra HD video format. More on this in a year. Or two.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Home Theater Reviews
7 January 2013
  • Conclusion: How best to wrap up my thoughts surrounding the 5800ES from Sony? No AV receiver has caused me as much grief during setup, yet I don't think I've encountered one that sounded as good, either. The truth is, unless you're a reviewer, you're only going to suffer through the 5800ES' setup procedure and final configuration once or twice, and once you have, its quirks really aren't going to be of great consequence.
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Gear Patrol
2 January 2013
  • Excerpt: After dropping a mere $25,000 on Sony’s 84-inch XBR-84X900 4K TV , you’ll naturally want a 4k receiver to match. The Sony STR-DA5800ES 4K receiver ($2,100) is one of the first audio hubs on the market that supports native 4K resolution while packing a bevy of other tricks, including 4k upscaling, a four port ethernet switch, Netflix and Pandora access, an on-screen graphical user interface and a power rating of 130 watts for up to 9.2 channels of audio.
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Overall 10
10

Sony STR-DA5800ES review

homecinemachoice.com
25 February 2014
  • Summary: Think you haven't got room for a 9.2-channel system in your home? Think again...
  • Pros: Powerful, dynamic multichannel delivery; advanced audio processing modes; integrated network switch; great user interface, streaming video content support
  • Cons: No Airplay; no Spotify; no THX post-processing; no 11-channel pre-out
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Review: Sony STR-DA5800ES

hifi.nl
3 April 2014
  • Excerpt: Sony timmert niet alleen op beeldvlak aan de weg, ook op audiovlak heeft de Japanse fabrikant niet stilgezeten. Dat alles komt samen in deze STR-DA5800ES, een indrukwekkende 9.2-kanaals AV-receiver.
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EUROPEAN HT RECEIVER

eisa.eu
20 August 2013
  • Excerpt: L’ampli-tuner de tête de la gamme de Sony affiche un design et une construction poids lourd mais il montre une finesse à l’écoute en multicanal qui assure une restitution avec des détails pleins de vie et des quantités d’énergie, autant sur les bandes son que sur la musique. Le STR-DA5800ES 9.2 canaux est aussi bien pourvu en perfectionnements, proposant neuf entrées HDMI et trois sorties, une entrée USB asynchrone, un connectivité réseau intégrée et un service de vidéo...
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EUROPEAN HT RECEIVER

eisa.eu
16 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Vlajková loď receiverů Sony upoutá nejen důkladnou konstrukcí a seriózním vzhledem, ale také vytříbeností multikanálové reprodukce filmového zvuku i hudby se sugestivními a barvitými detaily a zároveň pořádným rancem energie. Skvěle vybavený STR-DA5800ES nabízí devět HDMI vstupů a tři výstupy, asynchronní USB vstup, vestavěný síťový přepínač a, exkluzivně v AV receiverech, možnost přístupu do videotéky video-on-demand Sony Entertainment Network.
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EUROPEAN HT RECEIVER

eisa.eu
16 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Sonys flaggskepp bland receivrar är en tung konstruktion, som med finess återger multikanaligt filmljud med levande detaljer och massvis med energi. STR-DA5800 har hela 9.2 kanaler, nio HDMI ingångar och tre ut, asynkron USB, inbyggd nätverksswitch – och unikt för en receiver – video-on-demand från Sony Entertainment Network. En kraftfull ljudprocessor kan lyfta upp ljudet från centerkanalen för att underlätta installationen.
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