Summary: Upgraded from a yamaha rx 867. WOW the sound is completely different. Live concert MP3 sounds AMAZING. mp3 quality isn't great, but this receiver really made a difference. yes it was 2000$.... but if you love your music there is no other receiver that will compare. thank you sony! now just lower your 4k tv price and i'll be a happy camper lol well worth the price. you pay for the amazing quality.
A great receiver with home automation capabilities
8 December 2012
Summary: I recently upgraded my Sony STR-DA6400ES receiver which was top of the line about 3 years ago now. I mainly did this because I ran out of HDMI ports and felt a newer receiver would be a good idea. I was a bit concerned that this receiver might be a lower model than my STR-DA6400ES model. As it turns out it is very similar in sound, which is to say quite good. I am extremely please with the sound quality of this receiver as well as all the media capabilities it has.
Spitzenqualität vom Feinsten die ES-Serie von Sony schon immer
Norbert Müller "nobbitaunusstein", Amazon
9 July 2013
Summary: Ich besitze Ihn n i c h t. Aber da ich Geräte der ES-Serie in der Vielfalt mein Eigen nennen kann wie z.B. den Vorverstärker E9000ES, den gab es in Champagner, den CD-Player XA50 ES, kenne ich die Qualität die für die Ewigkeit gemacht ist. Mein Vorverstärker besitzt in etwa die gleichen Aus-bzw. Eingänge wie der DA5800Es aber noch ohne HDMI und der kann nur 5.1 usw. Mit z.B.