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Sony STR-DA2800ES

Sony STR-DA2800ES
alaScore 87

19 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews from magazines and websites.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Sony STR-DA2800ES is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 19 reviews)

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Sony STR-DA2800ES A/V Receiver Review


The Sony STR-DA2800ES is a bright light in an otherwise dull A/V receiver market, largely thanks to its home automation and network functionality. Sony has chosen to champion home automation by partnering with Control4 to allow the receiver to handle...

Built-in support for most automation systems ; A comprehensive suite of streaming features, including Netflix ; Comes with IR blasters and macro capability ; 4-port Ethernet switch ; Best user interface on the market ; 5-year warranty

300 activation fee to use full Control4 suite ; Inaccurate Auto-Setup & Mic system ; No Airplay Support ; No pre-outs for external amp ; Non-independent dual subwoofer output controls

Consumer review by:

1 zone or 2?


Pandora will not play on zone 2 when you listen to different source on zone 1. No volume feed back on tv screen when using Hdmi inputs?? how about no volume feed back on the front of the Sony to make it really interesting. Fix these two limitations and...

Powerful,lots of features

Zone two limtations, no on screen volume read out

Consumer review by:

Headache central


Bought this for sole purpose of control4 features and was heavily disappointed in its numerous zigbee crashes and the C4 driver is very limited.

sound,video switching

zigbee,zone 2 control