Sony STR-DA5700ES 7.2 Channel A/V Receiver

Sony STR-DA5700ES 7.2 Channel A/V Receiver

Sony STR-DA5700ES 7.2 Channel A/V Receiver

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Product Highlights

  • 130W x 7
  • Internet Streaming
  • Activity-Based On-Screen Interface
  • DCAC EX With Automatic Phase Matching
  • 3D Pass-Through Over HDMI
  • Integrated 4-Port Ethernet Switch
  • iPhone/iPod touch/Android Remote App
  • 8 HD Inputs (6 HDMI, 2 Component)
  • 2 HDMI Outputs for External Displays
  • iPhone/iPod Connection via Front USB
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Sony STR-DA5700ES overview

  • 1Description

Sony's STR-DA5700ES 7.2 Channel A/V Receiver is a flagship A/V receiver designed to provide a solid foundation for any high-end home theater. This receiver allows you to immerse yourself in multi-channel surround sound and benefit from Internet streaming of audio and videos from Netflix, YouTube, Pandora and more. The STR-DA5700ES supports second zone Cat5 expansion and is equipped with Sony's DCAC EX auto calibration to ensure optimal sound. What's more, it's easy to use -- it features activity-based navigation so you can easily manage devices and settings without hassle. You can also download an app to your iPhone, iPod touch or Android device so that you can use your device to control the functions of the receiver. Additionally, this receiver can be seamlessly integrated into control systems.

Powerful Surround Sound
130 watts x 7 (8 Ohms, 20-20kHz, 0.09% THD)
Stream Video and Audio From the Internet
Choose from a variety of streaming options including videos and music from platforms like Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Pandora and Slacker
Simple On-Screen Operation
Easily access and manage your input devices and settings with the intuitive activity-based on-screen menu. For example you can navigate to "watch Blu-ray" rather than "Input HDMI 1"
HDMI GUI Overlay
Quickly change or check settings without disrupting what you're watching. The Faroudja DCDi Cinema chipset allows for an on-screen menu to overlay 1080p content via an HDMI connection
iPhone/iPod touch/Android Remote Control App
Turn your smartphone into a remote control for your entertainment system by downloading the ES Remote app. Browse and operate the receiver's functions and settings on your mobile device without displaying it on your TV
Eight High Definition Inputs
Six HDMI inputs (up to 1080/60p capable) let you connect a Sony PlayStation 3 entertainment system, Blu-ray disc player or any other HDMI-capable equipment and get uncompressed digital video and multi-channel digital audio
Front HDMI Input for Quick Connectivity
Conveniently located HDMI input on the front bezel quickly connects an HD camera/camcorder, game system or other HDMI-equipped device
Two HDMI Outputs
The receiver's two HDMI outputs can toggle or simultaneously output 1080p video between two HD displays, such as two televisions or a television plus a projectors
USB Front Input
A front-panel USB port allows you to connect portable devices like an iPod, iPhone, media USB drive or hard drive
4-Port Ethernet Switch
The included 4-port Ethernet switch lets you connect your home theater or other components to your router through the AV receiver (no need for an additional Ethernet switch)
Quick Speaker Set Up (Digital Cinema Audio Calibration EX)
Simply place the included microphone at your listening position, start auto calibration, and the receiver will correct for speaker distance, degree, characteristic, and phase to create an acoustically ideal environment
Direct Stream Digital (DSD) Decoding via HDMI
Audio format utilized for high resolution formats like SACD, transmitted via HDMI cable (sold separately) to minimize information loss and maintain audio signal purity
Flexible Speaker Configuration Options
This receiver is capable of delivering 7.2 channels of audio but can also be configured to include front height speakers, by using the surround back speakers for second zone audio or for bi-amp speaker capability
Multi-Room HD4 Video Distribution - Up to 2 Rooms (Component Video)
Start your favorite HD programming in the living room and finish in the bedroom. HD 1080i quality video signals can be distributed over CAT5e for the second zone output
Custom Control and Installation Connections
This receiver can be controlled over IP, RS232 and IR and is compatible with the major control systems. It also includes triggers for flexible installation options
Network Updatable
Allows for updates over the network
Faroudja DCDi Cinema Technology
The STR-DA3700ES is outfitted with Faroudja DCDi Cinema IC technology to help correct jaggedness often seen after I/P (interlaced to progressive) conversion. This produces a smooth, high-definition quality picture
Neo:X is the world's first 11.1 surround system providing a semi-spherical sound field using an 11.1 speaker configuration adding height/width speakers to create a natural, immersive, spacious and lifelike 3D audio soundscape
Dolby Pro Logic IIz Decoding
This receiver supports Dolby Pro Logic IIz, featuring front height speakers for a more spacious, three-dimensional surround sound experience
Berliner Philharmonic Soundfield
Simulate the sound field of one of the world's premiere orchestras -- the Berliner Philharmonic. This acoustic effect choice is automatically chosen when streaming audio from the included Berliner Philharmoniker's Digital Concert Hall Service
Sirius Satellite Ready
Connect the accessory antenna (sold separately), sign up for the Sirius Satellite Radio service (fees apply), and enjoy the variety of digital radio with the superior sound quality of an A/V receiver
Enhanced Color Range (Deep Color & x.v.Color Technology)
Take HDTV color expression to new levels with x.v.Color and Deep Color technology.5 When the STR-DA5700ES is connected to x.v.Color capable video sources, the display shows nearly twice (1.8x) as many viewable colors as the existing RGB color standard
HDMI Pass Through
Even though you connect your TV and cable or satellite box via the STR-DA3700ES, you can turn off the receiver when you watch your cable or satellite and the audio will pass through the receiver to the TV speakers
3D Pass Through
When you connect 3D capable HDTV and Blu-ray disc player with a high speed HDMI cable, this receiver can pass a 3D signal, so you can enjoy 3D picture with high quality sound
24p True Cinema Pass-Through
24p True Cinema support provides a direct connection to 24p video sources such as a Blu-ray disc player or Sony PlayStation 3 entertainment system
D.C.S. is a proprietary Sony soundfield that has been precisely tuned to the Cary Grant sound stage at the Sony Pictures Entertainment studio, where hundreds of Hollywood hits have been recorded
Sony DLL Audio Scaler
The Sony DLL Audio Scaler analyzes and upscales standard definition (compressed) audio signals (@ 44.1kHz, 48kHz or 96kHz) to 192kHz. It's also effective for network content
DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) Audio Server
Distribute your personal music library to other DLNA devices
DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance)
DLNA compliance allows compliant AV Receivers to access digital photos, music, and video from DLNA-enabled PCs and other devices
One Touch Play (BRAVIA Sync)
BRAVIA Sync utilizes the HDMI CEC function to power up and select the appropriate inputs for your BRAVIA HDTV and HDMI-connected A/V components and route signals to the home theater components
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Route audio from your TV, whether it is from an over the air channels or Network content from BRAVIA Internet Link, back downstream to your STR-DA3700ES with a single ARC HDMI cable (sold separately)
Sony ES 5-Year Limited Warranty
The STR-DA3700ES comes with an industry leading 5-year parts and labor warranty, 90-day advanced exchange program, and dedicated toll-free support line staffed by CEDIA-trained product experts
In the Box
Sony STR-DA5700ES 7.2 Channel A/V Receiver
  • Operating Instructions
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • Software License Information
  • Optimizer Microphone (ECM-AC2)
  • FM Wire Antenna (Aerial)
  • AM Loop Antenna (Aerial)
  • AC Power Cord (Mains Lead)
  • Remote Control
  • 2 x R6 (Size AA) Batteries
  • Speaker Cord Connection Tool
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Sony STR-DA5700ES specs

    Stereo RMS Power 4 Ohms 1kHz: RMS 100W + 100W
    4 Ohms 20-20kHz: 85W + 85W
    8 Ohms 1kHz: RMS 110W + 110W
    8 Ohms 20-20kHz: 100W + 100W
    Surround RMS Power 130W x 7 (8 Ohms, 20-20 kHz, 0.09% THD)
    No. of Channels 7.2
    Audio Processing
    Dolby Digital Yes
    Dolby Digital EX Yes
    DTS Yes
    Dolby Pro Logic Decoder Yes
    Dolby Pro Logic II Yes
    Dolby Pro Logic IIx Yes
    Dolby Pro Logic IIz Yes
    DTS 96/24 Yes
    DTS-HD Yes
    Dolby TrueHD Yes
    Dolby Digital Plus Yes
    DTS Neo:X Yes
    DTS ES Yes
    THX Surround EX No
    THX Certified No
    Speaker Selector Yes
    Multi Room/Source Yes
    AM/FM Tuner Yes
    FM Sensitivity Not specified by manufacturer
    Remote Control Yes
    Input S-Video x 5
    Analog audio x 3
    Component video x 2
    HDMI x 6
    Coaxial digital audio x 1
    Ethernet x 1
    IR repeat x 1
    Output HDMI x 2
    S-Video x 1
    Analog audio x 1
    Component video x 1 Ethernet x 3
    IR repeat x 2
    Headphone (gold) x 1
    Other Ports None
    Video Input Conversion Yes / Video upscaler and converter (analog to 1080i/1080p)
    Power Requirements 120 VAC, 60 Hz
    Power Consumption 350W
    Standby: 0.5W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 17 x 7-3/8 x 16-1/2" (430 x 187.5 x 420 mm)
    Weight 39 lb 3/8 oz (17.7 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 48.65 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.2 x 19.6 x 12.8"

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