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Sony RECEIVER STR-DE 598

Sony RECEIVER STR-DE 598
alaScore 79

25 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Sony RECEIVER STR-DE 598. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony RECEIVER STR-DE 598 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony RECEIVER STR-DE 598

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony RECEIVER STR-DE 598 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony STRDE598 Dolby Digital Receiver - SilverSony STRDE598 Dolby Digital Receiver - Silver

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony RECEIVER STR-DE 598

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Sony RECEIVER STR-DE 598 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony STR-DE598 6.1 Channel Surround Sound AM/FM Audio/Video ReceiverSony STR-DE598 6.1 Channel Surround Sound AM/FM Audio/Video Receiver

Oct, 2018

Consumer review (audioreview.com)

Sony STR-DE598 - (A/V Receivers)

 
Nov, 2006

Product Specifications

With so many things to look forward to in life, you may not always know when the time has come for a change. But one listen to the STRDE598 home theater receiver and you'll know your time has come. Featuring 6 channels of power amplification, a wide variety of surround formats, A+B speaker switching and a whole new level of home entertainment.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Surround EX / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 / DTS-ES Matrix 6.1
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Subcategory (KA):AV components
Surround Sound Effects:Digital Cinema Sound EX
Surround System Class:6.1 channel
Type:AV receiver

Connectors

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

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:12.3in
Height:6.2in
Weight:17.6lbs
Width:16.9in

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.2 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):180 / 220

Header

Manufacturer:Sony
Model:DE598
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony STR

Miscellaneous

Color:Black

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 11.7 x 5.71 / 16.9 x 12.2 x 6.2
Output power (DIN):2 x 100 W(Stereo 8 Ohm), 100 W(Surround-Mode Centre 8 Ohm), 2 x 100 W(Surround-Mode Front 8 Ohm) / 6 x 150W / 90 W x 6
Power Requirements:230V, 50/60Hz / AC120V, 60 Hz / AC230V, 50/60Hz

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
I/O ports:5.1 Analogue In, Digital Input: coaxial, optical; Speaker Selector A, Audio In/Out, Video In/Out, Headphone Out / 5.1 Analogue Input - 1.0\nAudio Input - 2.0\nAudio Output - 1.0\nDigital Input: coaxial - 1.0\nDigital Input: optical - 1.0\nHeadphone Output\nMonitor Output (Picture): FBAS - 1.0\nSpeaker Selector A\nVideo Input - 3.0\nVideo Output - 1.0 / Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr ) Input(s): x2\nComponent Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Output(s): x1\nOptical Audio Input(s): x2\nCoaxial Audio Digital Input(s): x1\nComposite Video Output(s): x2\nComposite Video Input(s): x4 (3 Rear, 1 Front)\nRCA Audio Input(s): x6 (5 Rear, 1 Front)\nRCA Audio Output(s): x2\nMulti-Channel Input(s): x1 (5.1 channel)\nSubwoofer Output(s): x1\nAntenna Terminal(s): x1 AM Clip Type\nRF Connection Input(s): x1 FM 75ohm Antenna\nHeadphone Jack: 1/4"\nAC Outlet: 1 Switched
Wireless technologies:Wired

Power

Power consumption (standby):0.2 / 0.5
Power consumption (typical):180 / 220

Radio

AM band range:530 - 1710
FM band:87.5 - 108
FM band range:87.5 - 108
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:FM, MW
Supported radio bands:FM,MW
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control

Weight & Dimensions

Weight:15.4 / 17.6