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Sony STR-DN860

Sony STR-DN860
alaScore 92

104 reviews

Mar, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 reviews of Sony STR-DN860. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and reliability. The size and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, size, reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony STR-DN860 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony STR-DN860


alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony STR-DN860 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the usability. The price also gets good opinions.

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

Mar, 2021

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Sony STR-DN860 review


Sony's done it again - this budget AV receiver offers sensational performance at an excellent price...

Big, wide soundstage Excellent clarity through the midrange Lots of subtle detail Easy to setup Great user interface Musical stereo performance

No Atmos

When all is said and done, our first impression of the STR-DN860 remains a lasting one. We knew its undeniable talents would cause problems for its rivals and this test proves exactly that. All this just goes to show that having the latest mods and...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (

Everything that I was looking for in AV receiver


The user guides (provided with the product and online) leave a lot be desired. Very cryptic and not nearly as information as should be provided.

Feb, 2016

Consumer review (

Great Amp


Nice amp - work well with TV and other devices

Jan, 2016

Consumer review (

All Around Winner for All around Sound


This receiver is easy to set up and calibrate. The included microphone that is used in calibration has a 20' long cord so you place the microphone where you sit and the system will optimize the phase and pairing of the speakers to give the optimum...

Dec, 2015

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excellent sound and easy to use. Great value for the money


Love this Reciever. Used it to replace a poor receiver in a package deal and noticed the difference the minute I turned it on.

Oct, 2015

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I’m enjoying many things about my STRDN860 AV unit. However, even though it supports WIFI. I wanted to be able to connect to internet sites (i.e. Netflix) to stream videos, but the product is not capable. That is very disappointing.

Aug, 2015

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Nice Features


Has the features I need for my setup and it really does work pretty well. There have been a few issues with using Bluetooth headphones but I think I'm getting the hang of it. Sometimes the sound doesn't transfer to my headphones but I've figured out...

Jul, 2015

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better than pioneer


simple remote. sounds great with the klipsch speakers

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (

Stereo receiver easy to use


The Sony 7.2 stereo receiver was easy to set up and configure. I especially appreciated the way the speaker wires could be attached easily. Works with Bluetooth or connected to CD or DVD player ( or iPod).

Jul, 2015

Consumer review (

Great receiver, great sound.


Setup was fairly easy, even though the material that came with the unit could have had more detail. I went to the on line manual but the link on Sony's site did not work. I'm sure that will be fixed. Just two disappointments which is my fault because I...

Jun, 2015

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