Sony STR DH550

Sony STR DH550
Brand Sony Number Of Channels 5 Signal-to-Noise Ratio 105 dB Weight 19 pounds Manual str-dh550.pdf USB 1
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Audio And Video Quality 4.8
Connectivity 4.8
Features And Functionality 4.9
POWER OUTPUT 4.8
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Our Verdict

Table Of Content

Overall

4.8

Audio And Video Quality

4.8

Connectivity

4.8

Features And Functionality

4.9

POWER OUTPUT

4.8

Connectivity Options

Audio Quality

Ease Of Use

Number Of Channels

Overall

4.8

Rated 4.8 Out off 5.0*

Audio And Video Quality

4.8

Rated 4.8 Out off 5.0*

The Sony STRDH550 is an excellent receiver for audio and video. It has 5.2 channels of amplification, with 145W per channel (1 kHz 1 % THD) allowing you to enjoy powerful sound from all your connected speakers or headphones. The 4K pass-through feature ensures that the highest quality signals are passed through without any loss in resolution, so you can watch movies on a huge screen in stunning detail. Additionally, there's built-in Bluetooth support which allows easy streaming of music wirelessly from compatible devices like smartphones and tablets—allowing everyone to listen at once!

Connectivity

4.8

Rated 4.8 Out off 5.0*

The Sony STRDH550 is a 7.2 channel AV receiver with multiple connectivity options that make it an ideal choice for any home theatre setup. It has four HDMI inputs and two outputs, allowing you to connect up to four HD sources such as Blu-ray players or gaming consoles simultaneously. The built-in Bluetooth 4.1 technology allows wireless streaming from compatible devices without having the hassle of extra wires cluttering your living room space, while its NFC feature makes pairing even easier by simply tapping on enabled smartphones and tablets for quick connection to the device itself. Additionally, there's a USB port located at the front which supports MP3 music playback directly from external storage drives like flash disks or hard disk drives so you can easily listen to your favourite tunes in high quality audio no matter where they're stored!

Features And Functionality

4.9

Rated 4.9 Out off 5.0*

The Sony STRDH550 is a 5.2-channel home theater receiver with powerful audio and video capabilities. It has four HDMI inputs, two digital optical ports, one coaxial input for cable/satellite connection, three analog stereo RCA jacks to connect your CD player or other music source devices and an Ethernet port that allows you to stream content from the internet such as Pandora radio. For sound quality it features Dolby TrueHD surround sound decoding which provides amazing clarity and realism while also supporting DTS HD Master Audio format along with Prologic IIz technology for 7 speakers setup configuration options in order to provide immersive 3D entertainment experience at home. Additionally its high power amplifier section delivers 140 watts per channel of clean amplified signal into 8 ohms impedance speakers allowing users greater control over their listening environment than ever before possible

POWER OUTPUT

4.8

Rated 4.8 Out off 5.0*

The Sony STR DH550 is a powerful AV receiver with an outstanding total output power of 725 W. It has two channels, each delivering 145 W and 90 W respectively for excellent sound quality. The frequency response range is 20 Hz-20 kHz which ensures that all frequencies are accurately reproduced without any distortion or loss in audio fidelity. Add on to that, the 3D pass-through feature allows you to enjoy immersive surround sound from your home theater system while watching movies or playing games on compatible devices such as Blu-ray players and gaming consoles.

Connectivity Options

The Sony STR DH550 is an excellent choice for those looking to upgrade their home theater system. It has four HDMI inputs, two optical digital inputs and one coaxial digital input, allowing you to connect multiple devices at once. Additionally, it supports up to 4K resolution on its HDMI pass-through feature so that your movies and shows look better than ever before. Sadly the receiver does not have any AV or Coaxial Digital outputs but it does come with two subwoofer outputs which can be used if needed. The lack of Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connectivity may be an issue for some users.

Audio Quality

The Sony STR DH550 is a 5.2 channel AV receiver that offers extraordinary audio quality for its price range. It has an impressive signal-to-noise ratio of 105 dB, and total output power of 725 W with 145 W per channel at 6 Ohm impedance. The frequency response ranges from 20 Hz to 20 kHz, while the Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) remains low at 0.09%. Moreover, it supports several digital formats such as AAC, FLAC MP3 and Dolby True HD which ensures high fidelity sound reproduction when playing back music or movies in these formats via HDMI pass through up to 4K resolution or analog conversion up to 1080p resolution respectively . Furthermore , this model also offers two subwoofer outputs along with 24bit/192kHz Audio D/A converter for improved clarity and detail during playback. Eventually, it comes equipped with HD Digital Cinema Sound surround system class technology which provides immersive cinematic experience without compromising on audio quality.

Ease Of Use

The Sony STR DH550 is an easy to use AV receiver that offers a range of features for the user. It has four HDMI inputs, two optical digital inputs and one coaxial input which makes it simple to connect all your devices quickly and easily. The USB-host feature allows you to play music directly from your device while the A-B speaker switch lets you choose between different speakers with ease. Moreover, there are two subwoofer outputs so you can enjoy powerful bass sounds in any room of your home or office space. Along with that, this model also comes with built-in clock and sleep timer functions making it easier than ever before to keep track of time when using this product.

Number Of Channels

The Sony STR DH550 is a 5-channel AV receiver, offering 145 W of output power per channel. This makes it ideal for powering multiple speakers in the same room and creating an immersive sound experience. The 6 Ohm impedance ensures that each speaker receives enough current to produce clear audio without distortion or clipping at higher volumes. With five channels available, you can easily create a surround sound system with this receiver by connecting up to four additional speakers around your listening area.

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Supports many music formats, like MP3, WAV, FLAC.
  • The total power output is 725 Watt. It should be enough for you to enjoy your favorite music tracks.
  • It can use a USB device as a content source.
  • A sleep timer and a built-in clock.

Cons

  • It does not have wireless connection interfaces.

Specification

Power Device

Standby Power Consumption

0.3 W

Operational Power Consumption

200 W

Built-in Decoders

DTS:X

Dolby True HD

Dolby Surround

Dolby Digital Plus

Dolby Atmos

Connectivity Interfaces

WI-FI

Bluetooth

IEEE 802.3u

IEEE 802.3

Connector Type

Optical Digital Inputs

2

Phones

1

AV Inputs

has not

USB

1

Subwoofer Outputs

2

Coaxial Digital Outputs

has not

Optical Digital Outputs

has not

HDMI Outputs

1

HDMI Inputs

4

Coaxial Digital Inputs

1

Additional Features

Three-zone Capability

Smartphone Remote Control

A-B Speaker Switch

Dual-zone Capability

Pure Direct Mode

Auto Power Off

Bi-amplifying

Audio Return Channel (ARC)

Apple Air-play Support

Advanced Sound Retriever (ASR) Technology

Amplifier

Output Power Per Channel

145 W, 90 W

Total Output Power

725 W

Signal-to-Noise Ratio

105 dB

Number Of Channels

5

Total Harmonic Distortion

0.09 %

Frequency Response

20 Hz-20 kHz

Output Impedance Per Channel

6 Ohm

Functions

Network Audio Player

Internet Radio

Digital Player

Audio Formats

WMA

WAV

MP3

FLAC

Apple Lossless

AIFF

AAC

Built-in Display

Colour

black

Type

fluorescent

Signal Processing

Upscaling Via HDMI

up to 4K

3D Pass-through

Video Conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

HDMI Pass-through

up to 4K

Radio

Preset Station

60

Tuner Bands

AM/FM

Tuner Type

digital

Clock

Sleep Timer

Built-in Clock

Sound Features

Digital Content Protection

Surround System Class

5.2 channel

Surround Sound Effects

HD Digital Cinema Sound

Audio D/A Converter

24bit / 192kHz

Dimensions

Weight

19 pounds

Dimensions

19.5 x 15.7 x 9.2 inches

Media Content Source

USB-host

Network

Bluetooth

User Manual

Manual

str-dh550.pdf

General

Brand

Sony

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