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9.0 out of 10

Sony STR-DH550

Great Deal: $228.00

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Overall 10
10

Evan Better Sound

The Editor, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: The Sony STR-DH550 5.2 channel AV Receiver is an outstanding piece of equipment. I have a 92 inch HDTV and use Bose cube speakers with out the bass module. I have a 15 inch subwoofer with a 500 watt amp and a 10 inch sub with a 250 watt amp. Being able to utilize both subs using the dual subwoofer connection changes the entire sound spectrum affording the sub bass and mid bass rounding out the way the movie producers and television engineers intended the sound track to...
  • Pros: 3D pass through, Easy setup, Sufficient power, Total Hdmi Control, Total Hdmi Controll
  • Cons: none
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony STR-DH550

OldMike, Crutchfield
4 weeks ago
Overall 10
10

Looks good, works great

rob, Crutchfield
13 August 2014
Overall 10
10

Great receiver for the price!

Mark G., Crutchfield
5 August 2014
  • Summary: Replaced my previous Sony receiver to be able to have HDMI access, IPOD access, with my 5.2 system. The receiver provides ample power for my Triad Speaker System. Ample sound settings for any venue you may have, and it is very easy to setup and use.
  • Pros: Easy set up, ample power, clean sound at low and high volume, but also is dependent upon the fidelity of your speaker system.
  • Cons: The only constructive criticism I have, being old school, is having a complete printed user manual. A setup guide is provided to get setup to get you started, and I was able to download the user pdf file provided by the Sony website.
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Overall 10
10

Sony Home Theatre

Mike, Crutchfield
5 August 2014
  • Summary: I've only had it hooked up for 2 days but it works beautifully, great options and easy to configure and use. As usual Crutchfield's service both in the ordering and shipping was outstanding!
  • Pros: Ease of use, quick set up, flexibility.
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Koolman, NCIX.com
21 July 2014
  • Summary: It is excellent product if you already have a HTPC. This has lot of power compare to Denon and Onkyo. Overall, this amp produce better sound than the similar 5.2 Harman (HK) amp. I am very surprise. It sounds even a bit better than my Denon amp. This beast can decode anything. Do not bother to get 7.2 or 7.1 amp. There are not a lot of title has 7.1 DTS. Save your money and get a good 5.1 amp and better speakers.
  • Pros: very good sound
  • Cons: no network. no wifi. no bluetooth
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
10
Sound quality 10
10
Ease of setup 10
10

User Review

chickensgators1, Walmart
7 July 2014
  • Summary: It sounds great! I set the whole Sony system- a new 40" TV, Surround sound 5.2 A/V receiver, two tower speakers, a sub woofer and a Bluray dvd/cd in just a few minutes! All I need now is some movies and my favorite CDs! -Billmelater and $25.00 to 30.00 a month! A great deal for all to enjoy!
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
10
Sound quality 8
8.0
Ease of setup 10
10

User Review

moto747911, Walmart
4 July 2014
  • Summary: This receiver gets 5 stars from me for price and value.The 4 hdmi in is handy with all my components being hdmi capable except my older cd player which is also connected.Easy setup i thought easy to use and understand.My only critisism is the top volume seems like it could be a little louder (73??
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Overall 2
2.0

Sony's quality control has dropped...

Music man 70, Crutchfield
16 June 2014
  • Summary: In the past year I have owned three different Sony receivers. The first two were the 550, the one I purchased and the replacement. I also bought a high end Sony receiver from a friend and took it to get repaired. It wasn't but 2 years old. The HDMI circuit board was fried. The tech says he sees a lot of the Sony receivers with this problem... My friend kindly took it back.
  • Pros: Bells and whistles.
  • Cons: Where do I start...? The scan function takes forever and is not user friendly, the center speaker sounds muffled(power amp issue) bugs in the system, etc....
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Overall 10
10

Great Receiver

rsimp7255, Crutchfield
16 June 2014
  • Summary: This is a great receiver with plenty of options. I had originally purchased a Yamaha and didn't like it. So, I returned it (Crutchfield is great about returns) and got this one. It was easy to setup. I couldn't be happier.
  • Pros: HDMI Pass-through Plenty of power
  • Cons: None
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