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Stream crisp, powerful audio with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Airplay.

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Stream crisp, powerful audio with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Airplay. With 7.2 channels and 150 watts of power, it's legendary Sony sound that really connects. Featuring 4k resolution pass-through, high-res audio compatibility, 6 HD inputs and a new intuitive graphical interface, this receiver brings out the best in your music, Blu-ray movies, games and more.

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Built for sound.

Borrowing construction and circuitry design cues from our ES line, it all begins with a rigid chassis based on the legendary frame and beam concept. To this structure, we then mount the various components: a high capacity power transformer, custom heat sink, and other specially selected audio-grade components that together add up to class-leading sound quality. For purists, Pure Direct mode preserves signal clarity and detail by switching off unnecessary signal processing circuitry to provide the cleanest possible signal path with minimized electronic interference.

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Sweet Sound.

Not only powerful, to deliver impressive multi-channel sound performance. (145W x 7 @ 6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD), the STR-DN850 features the best audio technology from both Sony Music and Sony Pictures and can even support Hi-Resolution audio playback (bit rates up to 192k/24-bit WAV/FLAC). Added amplifier functionality allows for configuration flexibility including: speakers A or B, speakers A and B, in addition to Bi-Amp should the scenario call for it.

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Wi-Fi Built-in1

Wirelessly connect to your home network and via the integrated DLNA support access music stored on: your computer, network storage device, or even your smartphone. Via built-in music service support, you can access and enjoy music streaming at its very best-the latest from Pandora, Spotify, Music Unlimited, and tunein. Also AirPlay compatible, you can easily stream your music and music apps from your iPhone/iPod/ iPad or iTunes.

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Connect it all with Bluetooth1

The STR-DN850 receiver effortlessly streams music from your smartphone or tablet so nothing is out of reach. Now anyone can be the DJ-no wires, no problem. Bluetoothstreaming can even wake the receiver from standby mode to get the party started. Built-in AAC and aptX codec support avoids signal quality loss when streaming music wirelessly.

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Well Connected.

Enjoy versatile HD connectivity with five HDMI inputs (up to 4K capable) and connect a Sony PlayStationentertainment system, Blu-ray Disc player, or any other HDMI-capable devices. Via an MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) certified HDMI cable, you can even plug-in your smartphone and share favorite personal video clips, music, and more on the big screen complete with big sound. The front-mounted USB input even allows for easy connectivity and charging with compatible devices.

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Additional Features

Advanced On-Screen Display.

Class-leading performance demands a powerful user experience. Via an advanced on-screen user interface, the STR-DN850 affords comprehensive system control, settings adjustment, input selection, and the like with seamless visual confirmation on your TV screen.

HD Digital Cinema Sound.

Optimize receiver settings to mimic movie theater sound characteristics. Front Height mode enables vocal height and 3D effects for improved effects positioning and added depth. Imagine as a helicopter descends from above and lands right in front of you – you’ll hear the change in height as the effect unfolds on-screen.

Easy Setup, Optimized Use...

Proper system setup and optimization shouldn’t be an ordeal. Easy Setup using the simplified remote in comjunction with an intuitive, on-screen interface, leverages the power of Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (D.C.A.C.) and a supplied microphone to optimize settings based upon room charachteristics and speaker distance and placement.

Handy Remote Control.

Easily and intuitively control the receiver via SongPal and your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. Simply download the free SongPal app from iTunes or Google Play Store, install it on your smart device and take control of your receiver and your favorite movie and music content, including receiver settings, media metadata, and more – all through one app.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does this receiver have a built in equalizer?

    Yes it does have a built-in equalizer which you can access using the on-screen menu.

  • What is the difference between the 850 and the 840?

    One of the main differences between the two Sony Home Receiver is that the STR-DN850 supports MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) for connecting mobile phones and portable devices to HDTVs and other home entertainment products. The other doesn't have this feature.

  • My center channel is rated at 100w and my rear speakers are rated at 120w. Will this blow out those speakers?

    The surround mode output power for this Sony STR-DN850 is 150W per channels which means that it will not blow out your center and rear speakers.

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