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Sony STR-DN840

Sony STR-DN840
alaScore 91

200 reviews

Jul, 2015

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 203 reviews of Sony STR-DN840. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. The price and usability also get good views, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

usability, price, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Sony STR-DN840 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony STR-DN840

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Sony STR-DN840 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 2.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the price, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

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reliability

0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony Strdn840

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony STR-DN840

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 114 user reviews of Sony STR-DN840 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com. People really like the reliability and design. The price and usability also get good feedback, but opinions are divided on the size.

usability, price, design, reliability

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony STR-DN840 7.2 Channel 1050-Watt A/V Receiver (Black)

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: (whathifi.com)

Sony STR-DN840

 

A talented, well-equipped amp – just make sure it's a sonic match for the rest of your system

Precise, agile sound with plenty of energy ; Plenty of connections and features

Sounds thin, especially at higher volumes

The Sony STR-DN840 is a very good home cinema amp, even if it doesn’t quite display the all-round strength of its bigger sibling.

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Expert review by: Steve Guttenberg, and Matthew Moscovciak (cnet.com.au)

Sony STR-DN840

 

The Sony STR-DN840 is by far the best A/V receiver value of the year, offering tons of wireless connectivity and six HDMI inputs for under AUD$800.

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and AirPlay ; Six HDMI inputs ; Solid sound quality

No MHL ; No second zone

Via CNET.com

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: G&L (productreview.com.au)

Would not work with existing equipment

 

We have an older Mac Mini as a media centre and a BluRay player. Both of these are 4 or 5 years old. We decided to upgrade the receiver which is at least 10 years old to take advantage of the advances in surround sound. Previously we connected to the...

Does not work with older equipment.

Dec, 2013

Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: Yes
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DLNA certified: Yes

Connectivity

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

General Features

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

Sound

Dolby / DTS:Dolby True HD / DTS HD
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