Summary: I would not call myself a super-sophisticated audiophile but we do listen to music, play games, watch HD TV and Blu-ray movies and, occasionally, we listen to the radio. Our new acquisition - this Sony STRDG820 - we credit with enhancing all of the above and it does it (with some help - see below)...
Summary: [...] The so-called "universal" remote and the component managing system are great pluses, IF you buy only Sony products. The optional iPod media connector is insanely priced at $[...]! Other electronics manufacturers either build it into the component, or sell you one for 50-60 bucks.
Summary: I have had the DG820 installed in a HT setup for a month now. This setup includes a Samsung 630 52" LCD HDTV, a Sony S350 BluRay player, a Verizon FiOS SB, and a 5.1 Orb Audio speaker arrangement. I had a unique requirement in that I needed a reciever to set on a shelf that is only 15" deep ...
upgrade from 5.1 to 7.1 with Sony STRDG820 Video Receiver
18 March 2009
Summary: The Sony STRDG820 7.1 is well worth it! Like a kid in a candy store when i opened the box couldn't wait to hear its power in seperation of the additional channels. Sounds are distinctive an true in relation to room space.
Summary: I hooked this receiver to my sony bravia KDL-46S2000 and my sony blu-ray disc player BDP-S350, Could not get sound or picture with HDMI so tried it with component cable, Still no sound or picture. Returned receiver for refund,