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Sony-str-dg710.842548
5.1 out of 10

Sony STR-DG710

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Overall 2
2.0

weak

G. Green "greeenseeed", Amazon
10 July 2013
  • Summary: No power, not 105 by no means...can't drive the speakers at all. It's probably somewhere in the 40 watts a channel range. Just awful!
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Overall 2
2.0

VERY GOOD EQUIPMENT

Claudio A. Gutierrez, Amazon
29 February 2008
  • Summary: It is a very good equipment, easy to use and sincronize with the Sony Bravia TV LCD, but I received this equipment in bad condition, I am an Amazon's customer for year, and it is the first time I recived the product in not good condition.... Please be carefuly with the packing and transportation you asign.
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor manufacturing by Sony

Judy C. Williamson, Amazon
14 February 2008
  • Summary: This unit has chronic failure of the left channel. I have had 2 units and both have exhibited the exact same problem. The left main channel arrived dead out of the box. I tried swapping speakers and wiring left to right - no change. I did everything Sony on-line and phone line suggested and nothing worked. Both the local Sony repair agent and Sony repair in Texas said 3 to 4 weeks to fix it. If there were a rating of zero I would have used that instead of 1.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't trust this seller

Brownell Blackburn, Amazon
14 February 2008
  • Summary: The item arrived broken. I still can't believe that they sold me a broken item, when I went to turn on my receiver the power button fell inside the unit. I will never buy anything from Amazon again. I will tell everyone I know about my disappointment.
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Overall 2
2.0

My third POS Sony...

cedric smith, Amazon
2 February 2008
  • Summary: The left rear surround died after 2 years soon followed by both front speakers. Complicated setup, heat sensitive. Give it a pass. This is my third and last Sony product I will ever buy. I've got a '70s era Pioneer in the shop that runs forever, I think I'll give them a shot this time.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worst receiver I have ever bought

Scott Ray Todd "darkerworld028", Amazon
2 February 2008
  • Summary: Mine lasted all of 2 years and now it has stopped working. Up until now, I have never had a receiver last less than 7 years, so I am a little peeved. I ordinarily have good luck with Sony products, so I am fairly disappointed that this receiver died so soon. And FYI, I keep all of my electronics on surge protectors...
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Overall 2
2.0

Avoid at all costs!

CochiseGuy "Home Theater Aficionado", Amazon
2 February 2008
  • Summary: Avoid the Sony STR-DG710 receiver at all costs! I owned it for 2 days before returning it. The promo literature says "Optimized for Blu-ray Disc", and that is an outright lie! I bought it for my PS3 for Blu-ray playback because my old Sony receiver only had digital optical audio input, and optical is limited to only 2 channel PCM. Well, guess what? The HDMI audio on this receiver is limited to only 2 channel PCM. Dud!
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