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Sony STR DG800

Sony STR DG800
alaScore 75

28 reviews

Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 reviews of Sony STR DG800. 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 DG800 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 75/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of Sony STR DG800 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, 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-DG800 7.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver with HDMI PassthroughSony STR-DG800 7.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver with HDMI Passthrough

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Chris Martens (

Sony STR-DG800 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver


Many large home theater manufacturers offer two grades of A/V receivers, a higher-end range targeted toward performance-minded enthusiasts and a lower-end range targeted at budget- minded consumers and sold in big-box retail stores. While there is some...

Aug, 2008

Consumer review (

Sony STR-DG800 7.1 Channels Receiver - (A/V Receivers)

Mar, 2007

Product Specifications

Experience the power of high-definition with the STR-DG800 7.1ch XM Ready HDMI Home Theatre Receiver. Its exceptional High-Definition Multimedia Interface eliminates the need for extra cables while delivering spectacularly clear and vibrant digital video. Connect dual HD sources such as your set-top box and DVD player simultaneously with Sony's ultimate all-in-one receiver. The STR-DG800 delivers an outstanding audio experience with its powerful 700-watt amplifier and Sony's unique Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (DCAC) system, automatically optimizing the sound field for easy home theatre setup. The built-in XM Satellite Radio Tuner delivers an exciting world of entertainment directly to your living room. Plug in your XM Connect and Play Antenna and enjoy commercial-free talk, sports, news and music instantly! Expect more from home theatre with Sony's impressive and dynamic STR-DG800 7.1ch Home Theatre Receiver.


Output Power / Total:770Watt

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Surround EX / Dolby Pro Logic / Dolby Pro Logic II / Dolby Pro Logic IIx / DTS 96/24 / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 / DTS-ES Matrix 6.1
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV components
Surround System Class:6.1 channel/7.1 channel
Type:AV 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




Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control