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Sony SAT-HD200 DirecTV Satellite Receiver

Sony SAT-HD200 DirecTV Satellite Receiver
alaScore 67

12 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Sony SAT-HD200 DirecTV Satellite Receiver. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Satellite Receivers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Satellite Receivers the Sony SAT-HD200 DirecTV Satellite Receiver is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 67/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Sony SAT-HD200 DirecTV Satellite Receiver from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.6/5 for other Satellite Receivers on

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This summary is based on the product: Sony SAT HD200 - Satellite TV receiver - DIRECTV

May, 2016

Expert review by: Joel Brinkley (

Sony SAT-HD200 & Zenith HD-SAT520 DirecTV/digital television receivers


Zenith invented 8-VSB, the transmission system for digital television, and every DTV tuner is built around an 8-VSB chip licensed from Zenith, a wholly owned subsidiary of South Korea's LG Electronics. Zenith's first HDTV receiver was a professional...

Mar, 2003

Expert review by: The Perfect Vision (

Video Sources & Set-Top Boxes: HDTV Set-Top Boxes: Sony SAT-HD200


The Sony SAT-HD200 and sister Zenith HD-SAT520 share features of their own, and have others in common with the Samsung SIR line reviewed in this survey. All three receive HD and SD DirecTV, NTSC, analog cable, and OTA HDTV signals. All three have...

Mar, 2003

Expert review by: Joel Brinkley (

Sony SAT-HD200 & Zenith HD-SAT520 DirecTV/digital television receivers


Sony and Zenith have enviable records in the world of DirecTV and digital television set-top boxes. Sony's first such product, the SAT-HD100, was among the best on the market, with topnotch performance and a host of enviable features. That receiver,...

s The Zenith HD-SAT520 and the Sony SAT-HD200 are fine products with excellent if not perfect performance and a great feature setexcept for the lack of programmable recording. If you have any interest in recording standard-definition DirecTV or other...

Mar, 2003

Expert review by: Peter (



The box complements Sony's big screen TV's by appearance, remote control operation and DVI compatability.

Extremely easy to navigate screens and set up generally ; Stunning performance on my XP57WS500 widescreen with Directv

None that I can tell yet

Nov, 2002

Consumer review by: rtredskin (

If you have the money - spend it.

Feb, 2005

Consumer review by: (

A Poor Receiver.


Mostly good picture and sound.

Eratic operation and very poor channel selection.

Sep, 2004

Consumer review by: charliebrown (

Don't buy this product!!!


Great picture quality and it looks nice on the tv

Everything else

Nov, 2003

Consumer review by: dweinrot (

Now Tune this!


Oustanding HiDef SAT Receiver

Not much I can think of.

Sep, 2003

Consumer review by: (

Sony SAT-HD200 DirecTV HDTV Satellite Receiver


Product Specifications

Expand your television entertainment horizons with Sony's SAT-HD200 DirecTV high-definition satellite receiver. This receiver boasts features that deliver unforgettable entertainment and enable you to manage your TV experience easily. Utilize its signal inputs - satellite, off-air cable, video outputs - a DVI-HDTV interface, RGB, Y/Pb/Pr, composite, and S-Video, and digital audio: optical (selectable Dolby Digital or PCM output), and 2 fixed analog audio outputs. Enjoy features like the Advanced Program Guide (APG) - local ATSC program data, a DVI-HDTV interface (cable supplied), Dolby Digital passthrough, the advanced program guide from DirecTV service, and a 20-event reminder. SAT-HD200 features wide mode aspect ratio control, a front panel display window, V Chip parental control, and a universal Remote Commander remote control, the SAT-HD200 has it all. Allow Sony to bring the world of television to you.


Type: None

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony SAT

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

TV System

Satellite TV Type:DIRECTV
Type:Satellite TV receiver