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Sony STR-DH190

Sony STR-DH190
alaScore 92

170 reviews

May, 2024

alaTest has collected and analyzed 170 reviews of Sony STR-DH190. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The design and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, design, size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony STR-DH190 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Brent Butterworth (

The Best Stereo Receiver


Brent Butterworth Brent Butterworth Share this review If you're looking for a simple, affordable option to get excellent stereo sound, the Sony STR-DH190 is your best choice in a stereo receiver. It has the essential features most listeners want,...

Our listening panel found that the Sony STR-DH190 sounded as good as any other receiver under $200, and it has the features we think most people consider important in a stereo receiver: Bluetooth (to connect portable devices), a phono preamp (to...

Jan, 2021

Expert review by : Jonno Hill (Lifewire TECH FOR HUMANS)

Sony STR-DH190 Review


The Sony STR-DH190 may offer a rather baseline set of features and connectivity options, but it does a great job at every one of them. It's a beautifully minimalistic looking receiver that sounds great and gets the job done without any fuss. If you...

Excellent value Great performance Clean looking design

Flimsy speaker terminals Limited connection

The Sony STR-DH190 is an admirably performing entry-level stereo receiver that sounds great in spite of its price.

Sep, 2020

Consumer review (

Good solid sound


A proper old school amp with a modern ability of Bluetooth.

Mar, 2022

Consumer review (

Great Performance


Bought to replace an (extremely) old Yamaha system. Very easy to set up and a cinch to operate via the remote. Sound is excellent, even from 1980s cassette and cd players. Partnered with an Audio-Technica deck and Wharfedale diamond 9.0 speakers gives...

Mar, 2022

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Pleased with a bit of disappointment..


I purchased this Sony Receiver/Amp as I had recently had to replace my old CD player so I thought to upgrade my 35 year old Kenwood amp as well. I am very pleased with this amp and the sound it puts out to me is excellent and clear. It is very easy to...

Mar, 2022

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versatile with generous inputs and outputs


A rare beast this, an example of something that was ubiquitous and has become niche, the mid price hi fi amp with a vast array of analogue input otions plus bluetooth and enough weight for 2 sets of speakers.

Feb, 2022

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Great quality, superb value


I bought this amp after speaking to one of the experts at Richer Sounds who recommended it based upon my needs. It's well built, great quality and has all the functionality I need. I use it to connect to a Sonos port so I can take advantage of the...

Feb, 2022

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Great superb sounds


really happy with this item easy to use and superb sounds

Feb, 2022

Consumer review (

Perfect sound


Brilliant to hear my vinyl again. Didn't realise it was Bluetooth and built in tuner! Bonus!!

Feb, 2022

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Sony amplifier


My old amplifier gave up on me , phoned up got great advice and in no time my new Sony amplifier arrived, fantastic service great price many thanks

Feb, 2022

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