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Sony STR DN1030

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Sony STR-DN1030 Home Theater Receiver - Product Review

About.com
20 February 2013
  • Conclusion: Sony has crammed a lot into the STR-DN1030, and it is, in fact, the only home theater receiver in its price range to include built-in WiFi, Bluetooth, and Apple AirPlay. However, that doesn't mean audio performance has been neglected. In listening to the STR-DN1030 for several weeks, and with several speaker systems, I found it to be a great sounding receiver.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony STR-DN1030 Review

Digitaltrends
2 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Sony’s recent A/V receiver offerings have been somewhat a mixed bag. On one hand, they seemed to offer a good mix of features and connectivity for the money. On the other hand, the inclusion of too many useless bells ‘n whistles mucked up their operability, and performance quality was always hit or miss at best, especially in comparison to more performance-oriented brands. In short, there just always seemed to be something better for the money than a Sony receiver.
  • Pros: Good headroom and dynamics, Inclusion of both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth unique in its price class, Excellent mix of networking, USB, and Airplay features, Good video pass-through quality for its price point
  • Cons: GUI navigation and set up menus still miserable, Sounds less good for music than for movies, No on-screen menu overlay
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Overall 9
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Value for money 10
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Features 10
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Video quality 10
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Ergonomics 7
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Audio 8
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Sony STR-DN1030 A/V Receiver

Sound & Vision Magazine
28 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Sony may not be the first brand you think of in connection with audio/video receivers. The company has always offered competently designed models, some of which provide good performance and value for the money, yet somehow it hasn’t basked in the limelight enjoyed by the market-leading brands. That may be about to change with the STR-DN1030.
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Overall 8
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Sony STR-DN1030 Home Theater Receiver - Product Review

About.com
20 November 2012
  • Conclusion: Sony has crammed a lot into the STR-DN1030, and it is, in fact, the only home theater receiver in its price range to include built-in WiFi, Bluetooth, and Apple AirPlay.
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Overall 10
10

Sony STR-DN1030

What Hi-Fi?
4 August 2012
  • Summary: Sony has seriously upped its game with the STR-DN1030. This is a serious contender for class-leading status
  • Pros: Sensationally exciting sound, open soundstage, clear, crisp dialogue, weighty, taut bass, precise steering of surround effects, good build
  • Cons: Unintuitive menu system
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Design 6
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Features 9
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Performance 8
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Sony STR-DN1030

CNET
10 July 2012
  • Summary: The Sony STR-DN1030 is the only midrange AV receiver with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, making it one of best receiver values this year.
  • Pros: The Sony STR-DN1030 is the only midrange receiver with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Its networking features also include built-in AirPlay, plus plus support for DLNA, Pandora, and Slacker. And the STR-DN1030's sound quality is excellent.
  • Cons: The STR-DN1030's five HDMI inputs are fewer than many competitors have. The user interface is particularly bad and makes it frustrating to use some of the streaming music services. And the STR-DN1030's multiroom functionality is very limited.
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Value for money 10
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Overall quality 8
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Budgetvenlig AV-receiver fra Sony

datatid.dk
14 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Sådan er det også med Sonys seneste satsning i Golf-klassen for AV-receivere. STR-DN1030 ligner til forveksling sidste års 1020’er, som igen delte meget formsprog med firmaets tidligere topmodeller.
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Overall 10
10

Sony STR-DN1030

hifitest.de
10 December 2012
  • Summary: Mit dem STR-DN1030 stellt Sony den ersten WLAN-fähigen AV-Receiver im Preissegment um 600 Euro vor. Was diese interessante AV-Zentrale damit für Möglichkeiten bietet und wie sie klingt, erfahren Sie im nachfolgenden Testbericht.
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Overall 6
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Expert Review

digitalt.tv
16 August 2012
  • Excerpt: Har du brug for en AV receiver med trådløst netværk og med enkel mulighed for at afspille musik via AirPlay, så er Sony STR-DN1030 et godt bud. Der findes dog bedre receiver i forhold til grafisk brugeroverflade og netværkstjenester.
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