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Sony STR-DA6400ES

Sony STR-DA6400ES
alaScore 82

26 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 reviews of Sony STR-DA6400ES. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Sony STR-DA6400ES is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Sony STR-DA6400ES from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on

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This summary is based on the products: Sony STR-DA6400ES 120 Watt 7.1 multi-room A/V receiver with internet connectivity (Black)Sony STR-DA6400ES 120 Watt 7.1 multi-room A/V receiver with internet connectivity (Black)

May, 2018

Expert review by : Neil Gader (

TESTED: Sony STR-DA6400ES A/V Receiver & BDP-S5000ES Blu-ray Player


Sony Electronics' ES (Elevated Standard) products are the crème de la crème of its line—a showcase for high-quality construction, premium parts, and Sony's razzle-dazzle features and technologies. Sharing space at the summit of the ES universe is the...

Jun, 2009

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before i got this rciever i has the sony ga8es es reciever and that lasted 13 years but it finally died. and this the best reciever i ever tested GREAT!!!!!!!!!

Oct, 2010

Consumer review (

Don't buy this


So I plunked down $2500 for this beast around 12/2009 and here's what I can tell you.

Solid technology

Made by Sony

May, 2010

Consumer review (

STR-DA6400ES review by Home Theater Enthusiast


When I first recieved this reciever, the first thing I noticed was the build quality and weight. You can instantly tell the reciever was built to last. My current setup consists of a PS3 Slim (HDMI), Samsung 81 series TV (HDMI Output 1 of 2), DISH...

Shoutcast, Rhapsody, 2nd Room Audio & Video. Superb sound quality

DLNA video is not user firendly with MP4, no WMV support

Sep, 2009

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Sony STR DA6400ES


Sony has recently launched a network in the amplifier STR-DA6400ES, is a 7.1 channel AV amplifier level, perfectly compatible with meeting times and MDMI1.3 audio standards, power of 120 w power x 7 (8 ohms, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, total harmonic distortion of...

Prepared to 1080/24p video conversion

total harmonic distortion of 0 . 09

May, 2009

Product Specifications

Kick your home entertainment up a notch and enjoy it multiple rooms with the full-featured STR-DA6400ES 7.1 channel network A/V receiver. This Elevated Standard (ES) model features dual Faroudja DCDi Cinema chips that enable upscaling of standard definition content to 1080i in up to two rooms. Using an Ethernet connection, this A/V receiver can share music, photos and videos with your PC even if the receiver is in another room. The addition of the Ethernet connection goes beyond just entertainment services, it simplifies product set up and enables network upgrades. The Xross Media Bar -inspired GUI has been enhanced to provide simplified access to content on a networked PC and can also be used in a second room. Listen to your music on your iPod and Walkman player as well as SHOUTcast Internet Radio and Rhapsody Music Service in up to three rooms via the dual Digital Media Port (DMP) inputs. Another unique feature, found only on the STR-DA6400ES, is the Quick Click onscreen remote control which simplifies operation of your compatible sources. Plus, experience advanced A/V technology that reproduces the latest audio formats from dts and Dolby Labs. There are also five HDMI rear inputs, one HDMI front input and two HDMI outputs to connect your HD components.


Audio output channels:7.1
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.09

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital EX / Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Pro Logic II / Dolby Pro Logic IIx / Dolby TrueHD / DTS 96/24 / DTS decoder / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES decoder / DTS-HD decoder / DTS-HD Master Audio/DTS-ES decoder / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS Neo:6 / DTS 96/24 / Dolby Digital / DTS decoder / Dolby Pro Logic IIx / Dolby Digital Plus / DTS-HD decoder / Dolby TrueHD / DTS-HD Master Audio / Dolby Digital EX
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Surround Sound Effects:Neural Surround
Surround System Class:7.1 channel
Type:AV network receiver


Coaxial Digital Input: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes
Optical Digital Output: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony STR


Line-in: Yes

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):21.6 x 19.6 x 12.5


Headphone outputs:1
Line-out: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
I/O ports:5 x A/V In\n1 x A/V Out\n3 x Component Video In\n1 x Component Video Out\n6 x HDMI In\n2 x HDMI Out\n6 x Opt. In\n1 x Opt. Out\n2 x DM\n1 x Monitor Out\n1 x SW\n1 x Digital In \n5 x Audio In\n2 x Audio Out\n1 x MM\n3 х Coax.
Wireless technologies:Wired


Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM
Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control

Technical Details

Color of product:Black
Equalizer: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes

Weight & Dimensions