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Sony STR-DH540

Sony STR-DH540
alaScore 87

226 reviews

Dec, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 226 reviews of Sony STR-DH540. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. People really like the size and reliability. The design and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, design, reliability, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Sony STR-DH540 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 226 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony STR-DH540

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony STR-DH540 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the size. The design also gets good views, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the usability.

price, design, size

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

This summary is based on the products: Sony STRDH540 Home Cinema AV ReceiverSony STR DH540 5.2 channel Receiver (145 watts per channel {canal}, {canal} 4 K, 3D, 4 x HDMI IN, 1 x HDMI OUT, USB) black

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Amazon.com review summary for Sony STR-DH540

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 user reviews of Sony STR-DH540 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com. People really like the design and size. The reliability and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, reliability, size, design

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony STR-DH540 5.2 Channel 4K AV Receiver 725 Watt Receiver (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)Sony STR-DH540 5.2 Channel 4K AV Receiver 725 Watt Receiver (Black)

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Not worth the money

 

Looking back, I should not have purchased a refurbished receiver/amp. Or I should have bought a different brand. It's not worth money. I've had it for 7 months and HDMI DVD port is not working.

Good sound/amplification

DVD HDMI stopped working

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Sony STRDH540 5.2

 

Would buy it again if the price is under $200. I cant give this a 5 stars because there are more better recievers than this.

Bought this a year ago for $180 on sale. Works great till now

When it gets up to 90% of the volume sometimes it goes into protection mode. I rarely go up to 70-80

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Defective product line

 

It sounds good when it actually works

Never before have I seen a piece of equipment this defective by design. The biggest flaw being a PROTECTOR "feature" that suddenly shuts down the device for seemingly no reason at all. Upon closer inspection I believe it is related to overheating, but...

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Very good

 

I got an new-looking "Refurbished" receiver in good packaging. Everything works well. I've left it on for over 3 months without any issues. .

Inexpensive, included mic for auto-configuration, all features work, good as new

Menu navigation is clumsy, takes a while to turn on

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Very Nice Receiver

 

I am happy I bought this receiver. This is the nicest receiver I have ever owned. Great value for the money. It was properly packaged. No dents, scratches, no marks of any kind. Set up was easy. I run all my peripherals thru the HDMI ports and I love...

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Nice Unit for the Bucks

 

Poorly packaged. On arrival the box had damage. Opening the box proved that damage was on the receiver it's self. Unit works great tho. Put it thru it's paces, pretty much what I wanted it for. Other than the dent from shipping. It's a great unit. It's...

Packaging needs to be improved. If it had been packaged right., it wouldn't have a dent. Looks like something fell on top of the box & damaged the housing of the unit. UPS must have dropped something on it

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Loud static noise

 

4K passthrough (not useful yet)/HDMI/good sound

As soon as plugged into the outlet, the subwoofer starts generating intermittent but loud static noise that I couldn't get rid of, making watching TV impossible. I think the receiver for some reason interferes with my cable box since no such static...

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It's working

 

Everything is working just fine so far. My system looked completely new, though the box it came in was slightly disconcerting

No complaints for now

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One of the better low cost AV Receivers

 

BuyDig has very good pricing, and fast Shipping and handling.

Good performance ; Great specifications ; Meets my expectations ; Sharp looking

Sony Has Terrible Manual

Consumer review by:

One of the better low cost AV Receivers

 

BuyDig has very good pricing, and fast Shipping and handling.

Good performance ; Great specifications ; Meets my expectations ; Sharp looking

Sony Has Terrible Manual

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Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DLNA certified: No

Connectivity

Ethernet: No
HDMI: Yes
iPod Control:Direct Control
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: Yes
4K Passthrough / Upscaling:4K Passthrough
Loudspeakers: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS:Dolby True HD / DTS HD
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