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Sony RECEIVER STR-DE 598

Sony RECEIVER STR-DE 598
alaScore 79

25 reviews

Dec, 2018

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews and 24 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 100/100 and users rate it 76/100. The average review date is Aug 18, 2006. We have compared these reviews to 218261 reviews from other Receivers & Amplifiers. The alaScore™ for this product is 79/100 = Good. Last update: Dec 15, 2018.

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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

Dec, 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

Dec, 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