Sony STR-DA1800ES Home Theater Wi-Fi A/V Receiver

Sony STR-DA1800ES Home Theater Wi-Fi A/V Receiver

Sony STR-DA1800ES Home Theater Wi-Fi A/V Receiver

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Product Highlights

  • 100W x 7
  • 7.2-Channel
  • 4K Pass-Through
  • Built-In Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay Technology
  • Built-In Bluetooth
  • Pod / iPhone Music and Video Playback
  • 8 HD Inputs
  • Control with iPhone or Android Devices
  • Sound Optimizer
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Sony STR-DA1800ES overview

  • 1Description

Sony's STR-DA1800ES Home Theater Wi-Fi A/V Receiver is a flagship A/V receiver designed to provide a solid foundation for any high-end home theater. All through 7.2-channels with 100W per channel. This receiver allows you to immerse yourself in multi-channel surround sound and benefit from Internet streaming of audio and videos from Pandora, Music Unlimited, Slacker and vTuner.

The STR-DA1800ES supports Airplay, which streams your music from your iPhone / iPod Touch, iPad or iTunes along with compatible music apps like Spotify and iHeart Radio. 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.

Additional features include eight HD inputs (6 HDMI, 2 component), 4K pass-through and seamless integration with leading control systems.

Seven-Channel Sound
100W x 7 (8 ohm, 20-20kHz, 0.09% THD) for cinema-like surround sound and crystal clear music reproduction
4K Pass-Through
Future-proof your system and take a quantum leap in video clarity. The STR-DA1800ES allows native 4K video content to be passed through to a 4K television or projector
Built-In Wi-Fi
Get connected to the Internet and your home network to access more music than you can imagine including music stored on your computer, music services built-in or AirPlay
Easily stream your music from your iPhone / iPod Touch, iPad or iTunes along with compatible music Apps like Spotify and iHeart Radio. Simply, touch the AirPlay logo when it appears and select the STR-DA1800ES to amplify your tunes
Built-In Bluetooth
Play your music out loud - stream it from your smart phone or tablet to the receiver
iPod / iPhone Music and Video Playback via USB
Listen to music and watch video stored on your iPod or iPhone while charging your device through the receivers front USB input
8 HD Inputs
Get versatile HD connection options with eight HD inputs. Six HDMI inputs (up to 4K capable) means you can connect a Sony PlayStation3 entertainment system, Blu-ray disc player, and two other HDMI-capable devices, for high definition video and audio. Two component inputs (1080/60i capable) provide added HD-capable connectivity and versatility
Control with Your iPhone or Android Devices with Free Apps
Download the free Media Remote app from the iTunes or Google Play app store and use your iOS device or Android phone to control volume, inputs and receiver function
Sound Optimizer
No longer do you have to miss out movies dynamic sound effects when you need to keep the volume low, the sound optimizer enables you to hear the smallest sound effect at low volumes. This dynamic feature gives you the best reproduction of sound effects while keeping the intended sound stage at high or low volume levels
Stream Music from The Internet
Navigate and enjoy the latest from Pandora, Music Unlimited, Slacker and vTuner
Seamless Integration with The Leading Control Systems
The STR-DA1800ES is certified with leading control systems for integration. It's also controllable over IP, includes triggers, RS232 and IR for more installation options
Upconverts / Upscales Video Signal to Near HD via HDMI
Improve image quality of analog connected devices to near HD. Analog connected device signals are converted to digital and output via HDMI®, making one cable connection from the receiver to the HDMI-enabled TV possible
Dual HDMI Output and 2nd Zone Video via HDMI
Outputs can toggle or simultaneously output 4K video between two HD displays, such as two televisions or a television plus a projector in the main theater. An HDMI can be assigned to support 2nd zone video
HD Digital Cinema Sound and 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. Imagine as a helicopter comes from above and lands - you'll hear the change in height as the effect unfolds on-screen
Advanced Blu-ray Disc Audio Decoding
Experience sound closer to the way it was captured with LPCM, Dolby TrueHD, Pro Logic IIz and dts-HD master audio codecs
On-Screen Graphical User Interface
Set-up and control the A/V receiver with intuitive on-screen graphical user interface. Change inputs, adjust settings and confirm volume levels on-screen
Audio Return Channel
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
Standby Pass-Through of Audio and Video
Conveniently access all your HDMI connected devices without having to power on the receive
Advanced Digital Cinema Auto Calibration
Ensure you get the best sound experience from your A/V receiver and speakers with Advanced Digital Cinema Auto Calibration, which offers auto phase matching. Simply place the included microphone where you will be seated and settings are automatically optimized based on the distance, delays and placement of your speakers
3D Pass-Through
Compatible with Blu-ray 3D movies, video games and other 3D content
BRAVIA Sync Capable (HDMI-CEC)
Conveniently operate and control select Sony BRAVIA Sync devices with one remote including: Sony Blu-ray disc players, BRAVIA HDTVs, and Sony home theater products
Assignable Digital Audio and Video Inputs
Get the most out of each audio and video input with the ability to reassign inputs to support connected devices
24p True Cinema
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
Tone Control
Front (Bass / Treble): Yes / Yes
Sound Field
2ch: Yes
A.F.D. Auto: Yes
Analog direct: Yes
HD-D.C.S.: Yes (SB / FH)
Headphone 2ch: Yes
Headphone direct: Yes
Jazz club: Yes (SB / FH)
Live concert: Yes (SB / FH)
Multi stereo: Yes (SB / FH)
Neo:6 Cinema: Yes
Neo:6 Music: Yes
PLII Movie: Yes
PLII Music: Yes
PLIIx Movie: Yes
PLIIx Music: Yes
PLIIz Height: Yes
Portable audio enhancer: Yes
Sound field link: Yes
Sports: Yes (SB / FH)
Stadium: Yes (SB / FH)
DCAC Features
Automatic phase matching: Yes
Band: 6
Digital cinema auto calibration: Advanced D.C.A.C.
Audio Features
Berlin Philharmonie: Yes (SB/FH)
Amplifier Features
4 ohm / 8 ohm switching: 8 ohm only
Bi-AMP: Yes
DSP: Falcon 2.0
Digital Legato Linear: Yes
Number of amp channels: 7 ch
Speaker selector: A/B, A+B
Speaker terminal: Screw (Ni)
Subwoofer X' over: 17 points (40-200Hz)
Type: Analog
Advanced auto volume: Yes
CIS & Control Features
2nd A: Line (Fixed)
IP control: Yes
General Features
Display: 10 digit dot matrix
Panel: Mold / HAT entry
Remote commander: PP
Network Features
DLNA party streaming: Yes
Internet music service: vTuner / Slacker
Mobile application: Media remote base (iPhone / Android)
Music decoding format for network client: WAV (LPCM), MP3, WMA, AAC
Network client: Yes (Music)
Network renderer: Yes
Sony Entertainment Network: Yes (up to audio)
Direct Ethernet update: Yes
A/V Sync Features
A/V sync: Yes (Variable)
A/V sync sampling frequency: 192kHz
A/V sync time (msec): 0-300
Video Features
3D over HDMI: Yes
Audio Return Channel: Yes
Audio widget: Yes
BRAVIA Sync (CEC-Control): Yes (One-touch play, system audio control, system power off, theater mode (No button on RM)
HDMI version: 1.4a
HDMI video output capability: 4k, 1080/24p, Deep Color, x.v.Color (xvYCC)
Pass-through: Yes
S-select: Yes
Video Upconverter (Analog component / HDMI): Yes / Yes
Video Upscaler (Analog component / HDMI): Yes (1080i) / Yes (4k)
Installation Features
12V trigger: 1
2nd V: Composite / Component / HDMI (Common use with main out)
Certification (AMX / Crestron / Control4): Yes
IR repeat (In / Out): Yes (1/1)
RS-232C for control: Yes
Additional Features
Assignable component video in: Yes
Auto standby: Yes
Detachable AC: Yes
Digital input assign: Yes
GUI: Yes (Simple)
GUI language: English
Sleep timer: Yes (up to 2 hours)
Update capability: Yes
iPod browsing with system (via USB): Video/Music
In the Box
Sony STR-DA1800ES Home Theater Wi-Fi A/V Receiver
  • Operating Instructions
  • Quick Setup Guide
  • GUI Menu List
  • FM Wire Antenna (Aerial)
  • AM Loop Antenna (Aerial)
  • RM-AAP080 Remote Control
  • 2 x R6 (Size AA) Batteries
  • ECM-AC2 Optimizer Microphone
  • Power Cord
  • 5-Year Limited Warranty
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    Sony STR-DA1800ES specs

    Stereo RMS Power 100W x 7 (8 ohm, 20-20kHz, 0.09% THD)
    No. of Channels 7.2
    Audio Processing
    Dolby Digital DTS / DTS-ES (Matrix 6.1 / Discrete 6.1): Yes / Yes
    DTS 96 / 24 / DTS NEO:6: Yes / Yes
    DTS HD MA / DTS HD HR: Yes / Yes
    Dolby Digital EX / Dolby Digital: Yes / Yes
    Dolby Dual Mono: Yes
    Dolby Prologic / II / Iix / Iiz: Yes / Yes / Yes / Yes
    Dolby TrueHD / Dolby Digital +: Yes / Yes
    LPCM LPCM (2CH/5.1CH/7.1CH) thru HDMI : Yes(Yes/Yes/Yes)
    DAC 96kHz / 24-bit
    Speaker Selector Center: Yes
    Front A (L/R): Yes
    Front high (L/R) / Surround back / Front B for common use: Yes
    Surround (L/R): Yes
    AM/FM Tuner Auto tuning: Yes
    Direct tuning: Yes
    FM / AM: Yes / Yes
    Preset channel (FM / AM): TTL60 (30/30)
    Station name: Yes
    Remote Control Yes
    Inputs/Outputs A/V out (Includes monitor out) x 1
    Composite monitor out (Includes monitor out) x 1
    HDMI out: Output x 2 (Assignable for Zone out x 1)
    Headphone out x 1
    Pre-out (Subwoofer) x 2
    A/V in: (Including front AV) x 3
    Component video in x 2
    HDMI in x 6
    Analog audio in x 2
    Coaxial x 1
    Optical in x 2
    Ethernet (Switching hub) x 1
    Bluetooth: Yes
    USB (Front: iPhone / WM) x 1
    Power Requirements 120V, 60Hz
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 17 x 6.3 x 12.8" (431.8 x 160 x 325.1 mm)
    Weight 20.1 lb. (9.1kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 24.45 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 19.8 x 15.8 x 9.9"

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