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The Sony STR-DN1000 is a 7.1 channel audio video receiver that is capable of delivering a full HD 1080 experience.

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Pros

4 HDMI inputs

8 agree

upscales standard definition content to full 1080p high definition

7 agree

attractive aesthetics

7 agree

affordable for a flagship model

7 agree

built in AM/FM tuner

6 agree

2-year limited warranty

6 agree

satellite radio ready (requires an add-on)

6 agree

remote uses AA batteries

6 agree

multi-room ready (requires an add-on)

6 agree

XMB Interface (Same as PS3)

5 agree

Source renaming

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sub-woofer LFE connection

3 agree

S-Air Ready

3 agree

Works with HDMI to DVI-D cable (although the manual doesn't recommend this)

1 agrees

By upscaling Analog and Component get output to one convenient HDMI cable

1 agrees
  • Only 3 words are allowed.
Cons

unattractive and reflective faceplate

2 agree

pretty much the same internal components as the older STR-DG920

2 agree

Cannot access GUI without going away from HDMI input to a black background with no sound

2 agree

Manual suggests HDMI Input 3 is the best for Audio, but doesn't specify as to why

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Upscales Analog to 480p/720p/1080i (your choice), not 1080p

1 agrees

Missing Analog Multichannel Inputs that the STR-DG920 had

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Vertical XMB GUI

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  • Only 3 words are allowed.
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The Sony STR-DN1000 is a 7.1 channel audio video receiver that is capable of delivering a full HD 1080 experience.  There are seven HD inputs, including four HDMI inputs and it is compatible with 24p True Cinema technology video signals and has full HD upscaling via HDMI giving you ample HD capabilities and compatibility. It's modern piano black finish is designed to match Sony's latest Blu-ray disc players allowing your setup to have an appearance to match its performance. Deep Color and x.v.Color technologies work together to give 2x the number of colors for a greater HD experience. This unit is wireless multi-room audio ready allowing you to listen to your favorite music in any room with the optional S-Air transmitter and AirStation client.  Sony’s DIGITAL MEDIA PORT allows you to listen to music from an iPod, Walkman, Bluetooth device or PC with ease, and it is also satellite radio ready with optional antenna.  For an easy and optimized speaker setup, simply plug in the included microphone and place in your prefered listening position, push a single button and delays are automatically adjusted based on your speaker arrangement.

Features
  • S-Air Ready
  • Remote Control: U-RM, RM-AAU021
  • Speaker Terminal Type: Screw
  • Limited Warranty: 2 Year Parts and Labor
  • A/B Speaker Switch
  • Digital Cinema Auto Calibration: Bronze (Mic - Mono) 
Audio Features
  • 96k/24Bit PCM
  • Cinema Studio EX. A/B/C mode
  • Digital Cinema Sound Technology
  • Dolby Digital +
  • Dolby Digital Decoding
  • Dolby Digital Dual Mono
  • Dolby Digital EX Decoding
  • Dolby Pro Logic Decoding
  • Dolby Pro Logic II Decoding
  • Dolby Pro Logic IIX Decoding
  • Dolby TrueHD Decoding
  • LPCM : Yes via HDMI input
  • Neural - THX Surround (225, 227 only)
  • dts 96/24 Decoding
  • dts Decoding
  • dts NEO:6 Decoding
  • dts-ES Decoding (MATRIX 6.1, DISCRETE 6.1)
  • dts-HD Decoding
Audio
  • A/V Sync (Variable)-300msec/192kHz
  • Bi-AMP
  • Bravia_Sync
  • Channel Power Rating: 7.1 Channel Power Rating: 110W x 7 Amp Power (8 ohms, 1KhzTHD 1.0%)
  • DCAC: (Mono)-6 band
  • Equalizer: BASS and Treble control
  • Impedance: 8 Ohms
  • Sound Fields:  Cinema - 4; Music - 6; Auto Format Decoding - 3(7); 2 Channel - 2; Headphone - 2
  • Sub Woofer Crossover:   17 Point (40-200Hz)
  • Tuner Type:  Auto Tuning, Direct Tuning, Station Name
Power
  • Power Consumption (in Operation): 250W
  • Power Consumption (in Standby): 0.3W
  • Power Requirements:  120V 60Hz
Video Features
  • GUI 
  • GUI Blending(up to Component)
  • Up Conversion: up to Component and HDMI
  • Up Scaling:  Analog->Component/HDMI (1080i)
  • iPod Browsing of Content:  Yes for Music
Weights and Measurements
  • Dimensions (Approx.):  16.85" x 10.59" x 21.26" 
  • Weight (Approx.):  28.66 lbs

Inputs and Outputs
  • Antenna Terminal (AM Loop): 1 (Rear)
  • Antenna Terminal (FM 75 Ohm : 1 (Rear)
  • Coaxial Audio Digital Input(s):  1 (Rear)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Input(s): 3 (Rear)
  • Component Video (Y/Pb/Pr) Output(s): 1 (Rear)
  • Composite Video Input(s): 4 (1 Front/3 Rear)
  • Composite Video Output(s): 1 (Rear)
  • Digital Media Port: 1 (Rear)
  • HD Component Video Input(s): 3 (Rear)
  • HD Component Video Output(s): 1 (Rear)
  • HDMI Connection Input(s): 4 (Rear)
  • HDMI Connection Output(s): 1 (Rear)
  • Headphone Output(s): Yes (Gold)
  • Optical Audio Input(s): 3 (Rear)
  • RCA Audio Input(s): 5 (Rear)
  • RCA Audio Output(s): 2 (Rear)
  • Subwoofer Output(s): 1 (Rear)
Convenience
  • AM/FM Memory Presets: 30 AM, 30 FM
  • Auto Tuning
  • Direct Tuning
  • Preset Memory: 90 (30 Sirius, 30 FM, 30 AM)
  • Sirius Radio Ready: Yes- with optional accessory
  • Sleep Timer
  • Station Name Display
Post Review
Av4av
02/01/2010 11:09

Just finished installing this the sony STR-DN1000 receiver. I only have 1 Blue Ray Movie, The Hurt Locker and every time there is an explosion it goes into protetive move. Wish turns the receiver off every time, very anoyed by this. I gues I have to contact Sony and try to figuere this out.

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