Summary: This receiver is a throwback to the days when stereo equipment was made for "Power, Versatility & Sound-Quality"; when terms like "Total Harmonic Distortion" was a factor in purchasing sound amplification systems.
i wish this lil wonder upon any1 who's lil $ n a willingness 2 learn setup
7 December 2013
Summary: trust me this lil bad boy is my back up cuz i buy/sell/trade up constanly.i picked mine up for 10$ at thrift store in seattle.i own macintosh/carver/phase linear/tube gear new & old/hk/jbl/speakerlab/paridigm/garbage bose "except 901" blah blah blah, . . .
Summary: This is a very good stereo. It's not hard to get used to all the functions once you've gone thru them a few times. Because this is an older model it doesn't have HMDI connections which is what most of the newer electronics request or require.
Summary: I loved this unit at first, then after about a month, most of the buttons on the front panel stopped working. The receiver always wanted to cycle through all the listening modes. I ended up pushing one of the listening mode buttons on the front panel in and jammed a small piece of paper in there to...
Summary: I bought this receiver about 10 years ago and have been very happy with it. For the most part of its life it has been used just as a 2 channel reciever. It has plenty of power, I hooked up a pair of JBL cf-120 speakers and also another set of boston acoustics hs 450.
Excellent receiver - prone to solder joint problems
16 January 2010
Summary: We purchased this surround sound receiver new many years ago and have been pleased with its performance and it has provided many years of trouble free enjoyment. A few months ago however our STR-DE845 developed an issue where after it had been turned on for 10-15 minutes we would hear a relay click...