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Sony-str-dh540.33843900
9.2 out of 10

Sony STR-DH540

Great Deal: $199.99

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Overall 10
10

This Unit is Amazing

Bob Hughes, Nebraska Furniture Mart
11 November 2014
  • Excerpt: This unit is totally amazing. For little more than the price of some all in one's that barely do the job, this unit gives you everything you could ever want.<br /><br />I have a Dish Hopper, a Home Theater PC, A Old school VCR all running into this.<br /><br />All swithing is done at the Reciever, thus The TV always stays on HDMI 1. <br /><br />Makes switching devices EZ, even my technally challanged wife can easily switch inputs.
  • Pros: Accurate Controls, Easy To Set Up, Energy Efficient, Good Power Output, Good Remote Control, Great Flexibility, Great Sound Quality, Highly Customizable
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Overall 10
10

great av for the price if you know how to configure it right

mateofive, Amazon
17 October 2014
  • Summary: great av for the price, for me it just sounds and works perfectly. I wouldn't just use the auto configuration with the microphone... I always have to manual setup to get it right. One of the features that I love most about this av is the pure audio function, it shuts off the display in the receiver so there is less noise and there is no internal sound processing of the original signal, for music it works greeeaaatttt.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not worth the money

Mahmood R., Newegg
11 October 2014
  • Summary: Looking back, I should not have purchased a refurbished receiver/amp. Or I should have bought a different brand. It's not worth money. I've had it for 7 months and HDMI DVD port is not working.
  • Pros: Good sound/amplification
  • Cons: DVD HDMI stopped working.
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Overall 2
2.0

Conveniently discontinued.

Ryan Moroco, Amazon
27 September 2014
  • Summary: Conveniently discontinued by the manufacturer. Haven't even owned it a full year and it's shot. Turns on for maybe five seconds before it dies. Tried to have it replaced but that's a no go. Do yourself a favor and buy one that's still in production.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony STRDH540 5.2

dinh l., Newegg
9 September 2014
  • Summary: Would buy it again if the price is under $200. I cant give this a 5 stars because there are more better recievers than this.
  • Pros: Bought this a year ago for $180 on sale. Works great till now.
  • Cons: When it gets up to 90% of the volume sometimes it goes into protection mode. I rarely go up to 70-80%.
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Overall 10
10

Great system

Amazon Customer "blemon", Amazon
12 August 2014
  • Summary: This is a great system. I installed my home theater system about 14 years ago, so I needed a receiver/amplifier with standard RCA audio/video inputs/outputs. My Aiwa system was fried in an electrical surge, and I looked long and hard for a suitable replacement. This one is actually much better than the original Aiwa. It is easier (more intuitive) to use, greater volume capability, and has a few (albeit limited) updated features (such as inputs for IPODs and tablets).
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Overall 2
2.0

Defective product line

Jerry B., Newegg
5 August 2014
  • Pros: It sounds good when it actually works.
  • Cons: Never before have I seen a piece of equipment this defective by design. The biggest flaw being a PROTECTOR "feature" that suddenly shuts down the device for seemingly no reason at all. Upon closer inspection I believe it is related to overheating, but it is not even that hot when it occurs. Here is Sony's explanation of the issue: https://us.en.kb.sony.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/39211/c/65,66/p/41901,43145,92877,70333/ There is no way to turn this "feature" off. So e...
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Overall 10
10

Best receiver I ever owned.

Mad Cow "mooooooo", Amazon
3 August 2014
  • Summary: Best receiver I ever owned. Easy to set up thanks to the automatic speaker set up. I love the dual subwoofer outputs and the built-in HDMI switcher is a definite plus and takes the load off the TV. Sound quality is excellent and no loss in HD quality. It's future proofed for beyond 1080 resolution. Great price, lots of warrented great reviews.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent and Reasonably Priced

Brad C., Amazon
31 July 2014
  • Summary: I replaced a very expensive Pioneer THX for simplicity reasons. I am pleased in all respects.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Amazon Customer "niewiadoreia", Amazon
25 July 2014
  • Summary: This is an HDMI hub with a home-theater attached to it.
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