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Sony STR-DH740 7.2-Channel 4K A/V Receiver

B&H # SOSTRDH740 Mfr # STR-DH740
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Product Highlights
  • 1015W Total Power Output
  • Four HDMI Inputs & One HDMI Output
  • HDMI Supports 4K & 3D Pass-Through
  • Front Panel USB for iPod/iPhone/iPad
  • Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD Audio Codecs
  • HD Digital Cinema Sound
  • Supports Audio Return Channel (ARC)
  • On-Screen Graphical User Interface
  • Digital Cinema Auto Calibration
  • BRAVIA Sync Capable

The Sony STR-DH740 7.2-Channel 4K A/V Receiver features 7.0 amplified channels and two subwoofer outputs as well. It supports 1015W of total power output and it uses advanced 96 kHz / 24-bit DAC. It's equipped with Dolby and DTS high-definition surround sound decoding, as well as 10 digit dot matrix display with an on-screen graphical user interface. The receiver features four HDMI inputs and one HDMI output that support 4K and 3D pass-through, Audio Return Channel (ARC), Deep Color (36-bit) and x.v. Color. Plus, there is a standby pass-through mode and an AM/FM tuner with 30 station presets for AM and 30 for FM.

The receiver also features multiple analog audio and video inputs, a coaxial audio input and dual optical audio inputs. There is a front panel USB port as well, which you can use to connect your iPod, iPhone, iPad or USB drive. The USB port supports direct digital connection and it will even charge your device. Other features include multiple sound enhancements and Digital Cinema Auto Calibration, which includes a setup mic so you can perfectly calibrate your system to your specific room dimensions.

iPod/iPhone Music & Video Playback
Listen to music and watch video stored on your iPod or iPhone while charging your device.
4K Pass-Through
Future-proof your system with 4K pass-through. The STR-DH740 allows native 4K video content to be passed through to a 4K television or projector.
3D Pass-Through
Compatible with Blu-ray 3D movies, video games and other 3D content.
Four HDMI Inputs
Get versatile HD connection options with four HD inputs. Four HDMI inputs (up to 4K) let you connect a variety of devices including gaming consoles, Blu-ray Disc players and two other HDMI-capable devices for high-definition video and audio.
HD Digital Cinema Sound & Front High Speakers
Optimize your receiver to mimic the sound characteristics of movie theaters. Front Height mode enables vocal height and 3D effects for better positioning of effects giving added depth to visuals and concerts.
On-Screen Graphical User Interface
Set up and control the A/V receiver with the intuitive on-screen graphical user interface. Change inputs, adjust settings and confirm volume levels right on-screen.
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Eliminate the need for extra cables connected to your TV. This feature allows audio to be sent from your compatible TV to your receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio and video to your TV.
24p True Cinema (Pass-Through)
Watch Blu-ray Disc movies in their native frame rate (24 frames per second) when paired with a 24p HDTV and playback device like a Blu-ray Disc Player or PlayStation3 gaming console via HDMI cable.
Standby Pass-Through of Audio & Video
Conveniently access all your HDMI connected devices without having to power on the receiver.
Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (DCAC) & Quick Speaker Set Up
Ensure you get the best sound experience from your A/V receiver and speakers with 6-band Digital Cinema Auto Calibration. Simply place the included mono microphone where you will be seated and settings are automatically optimized based on the distance, delays and placement of your speakers.
Advanced Blu-ray Disc Audio Decoding
Experience sound closer to the way it was captured with LPCM, Dolby TrueHD, ProLogic IIz and DTS-HD Master Audio codecs.
BRAVIA Sync Capable
Conveniently operate and control select Sony BRAVIA Sync devices with one remote including Sony Blu-ray Disc Players, BRAVIA HDTVs and other Sony home theater products.
Sound Field Modes
Sound field modes include: 2-ch, A.F.D. Auto, Analog Direct, Headphone 2-ch, Headphone Direct, Jazz Club (SB/FH), Live Concert (SB/FH), Multi Stereo (SB/FH), Neo:6 Cinema, Neo:6 Music, PLII Movie, PLII Music, PLIIx Movie, PLIIx Music, PLIIz Height, Portable Audio Enhancer, Pure Direct and Sound Field Link.

Other Features

Auto Tuning
Direct Tuning via remote
30 FM and 30 AM preset channels
Audio Widget
Deep Color (36-bit) and x.v. Color (xvYCC)
A/V Sync (fixed)
Auto Standby
Digital Input Assign
Sleep Timer (up to 2 hours)
Bi-AMP
Night Mode
Advanced Auto Volume
4 ohms / 8 ohms switching (6 ohms)
Channels 7.2 (total channels)
7.0 (amp channels)
Total Output Power 1015 W
Power Output 145 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD, 1-ch driven)
105 W + 105 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 1% THD, 2-ch driven)
90 W + 90 W (6 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.09% THD, 2-ch driven)
Speaker Impedance 6 - 16 ohms
DAC Type 192 kHz / 24-bit
Decoding Formats DTS / DTS-ES (Discrete 6.1)
DTS 96/24 / DTS Neo:6
DTS HD MA / DTS HD HR
Dolby Digital EX / Dolby Digital
Dolby Dual Mono
Dolby ProLogic / II / IIx / IIz
Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Digital +
LPCM (2-ch / 5.1-ch / 7.1-ch) thru HDMI
A/V Sync Delay 60 ms
Sampling Frequency 48 kHz
Inputs HDMI x 4
AV (composite) x 2
Digital coaxial x 1
Digital optical x 2
Analog RCA L/R audio x 4
USB x 1 (iPod/iPhone/iPad/USB drive)
Aux audio input x 1
Outputs HDMI x 1
Monitor (composite) x 1
Headphone jack x 1
Speaker jacks x 7 (7-channels)
Subwoofer out x 2
Display 10 digit dot matrix
Power Requirements AC 120 V / 60 Hz
Power Consumption (Operating) 240 W
Power Consumption (Standby) 0.3 W
Dimensions (WxHxD) 16.9 x 6.1 x 13" (430 x 156 x 329.4 mm)
Weight 17.64 lb (8 kg)
Sony STR-DH740 7.2-Channel 4K A/V Receiver
  • ECM-AC2 Optimizer Microphone
  • RM-AAU168 Remote Control
  • 2 x AA Batteries (for Remote)
  • FM Wire Antenna
  • AM Loop Antenna
  • 2-Year Limited Warranty
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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    SonySTR-DH740 7.2-Channel 4K A/V Receiver
     
    4.8

    (based on 6 reviews)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to set up (4)
    • Good audio (4)
    • Interfaces well with TV (3)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Living room (4)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Tech savvy (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (4)

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      4.0

      One good black box

      By Jim

      from Florida, USA

      About Me Audiophile, Tech Savvy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Energy Efficient
      • Good Remote
      • Interfaces Well With TV
      • Intuitive Controls

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Living Room
        • Movies
        • Smaller Rooms
        • Surround Sound Solution
        • Television Shows

        Comments about Sony STR-DH740 7.2-Channel 4K A/V Receiver:

        I have this receiver for my second room. It has all the features I need and is doing the job I expect. Even though its sound quality is a little less than my another higher priced unit, but this is still a good black box.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        i would buy it again

        By Mike

        from Staten Island

        About Me Movie Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Set Up

        Cons

        • NONE

        Best Uses

        • Living Room

        Comments about Sony STR-DH740 7.2-Channel 4K A/V Receiver:

        The receiver was easy to setup and sound great with plenty of power

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        Great hdmi receiver

        By Jimmy

        from Maryland

        Comments about Sony STR-DH740 7.2-Channel 4K A/V Receiver:

        Great unit with on screen controls works great with my iPhone 5 as well It could only be better if it had up convert feature. Awesome for the price

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        5.0

        pleased with perfomance and setup

        By Ed

        from Dracut, MA

        About Me Movie Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Good Remote
        • Interfaces Well With TV
        • Intuitive Controls

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Living Room
          • Surround Sound Solution

          Comments about Sony STR-DH740 7.2-Channel 4K A/V Receiver:

          replaced an 8 year old 5.1 system that died. very easy to setup

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Excellent.

          By GaryPSU67

          from NJ

          Comments about Sony STR-DH740 7.2-Channel 4K A/V Receiver:

          A lot of receiver for the money. Very pleased. Fast shipping.

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          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Easy Sony connections & compatibility

          By 9861

          from Atlanta, GA

          About Me Practical

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Clear Sound
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Interfaces Well With TV

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Living Room
            • Movies

            Comments about Sony STR-DH740 7.2-Channel 4K A/V Receiver:

            Great compatibility with Sony Bravia TVs. HDMI and ARC simplify the set-up.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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