Sony STRDA2800ES 7.2-Channel Home Theater Receiver


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Details & Highlights

Product Highlights

    Powerful 7.2ch A/V receiver with easy automation home theater control.
    Make every moment count with stunning 7.2 ch surround sound at 100 watts per channel,6 8 HDMI inputs, 4Kvideo pass–through and upscaling,13 easy automation home theater and lighting control,14 plus expandable home automation, the widest selection video and audio Internet streaming (including Netflix®),2DCAC EX Auto Calibration, easy set–up wizard and more.

Details from Sony

    Beautiful seven–channel sound
    100 Watts x 7 (8 Ohm 20–20kHz 0.09%THD)6 for cinema–like surround sound and crystal clear music reproduction.

    Easy Automation home theater and lighting13
    Control all your home theater components, including your TV, cable box, receiver and Blu–ray Disc™ player, with the included remote or with the ES Remote App on a compatible iOS or Android™ device.3 You can even control your lights with the purchase of compatible switches or dimmers.13

    10 High Definition inputs for system flexibility
    Eight HDMI® inputs (up to 4k capable) let you connect a Sony PlayStation®3 entertainment system, Blu–ray Disc™ player, or any other HDMI–capable equipment and get uncompressed digital video and multi–channel digital audio.7

    Stream movies and music from the Internet2
    Enjoy more movie and music options with a wide variety of built–in streaming services including Netflix®, YouTube®, Hulu Plus™, Pandora® and Slacker®.2

    Custom scenes set the mood
    Watching a movie? Have your lights dim, your inputs automatically switch, your movie start, and your volume adjust to its optimal level with the click of one button.14 Do the same for listening to your favorite music, playing a game, or throwing a house party.

    4K pass–through and up–scaling13
    Future–proof your system and take a quantum leap in video clarity. The STR–DA2800ES allows native 4K video content to be passed through to a 4K television or projector, and even up–scales high definition movies and TV shows to 4K quality on a 4K display.

    Upgradable to a full home automation system15
    With the help of an authorized Sony ES or Control4® dealer, the full power of the STR–DA2800ES receiver can be unlocked to support expanded home automation including multi–zone audio, lighting and shades, security, appliances and almost anything else you can imagine.15

    Seamless integration with the leading control systems
    The STR–DA2800ES is Control4® Certified and features Crestron Connect and AMX Beacon. It´s also controllable over IP, includes triggers, S232 and IR, for more installation options.

    Built for sound
    The 2800´s incredible sound quality comes from care and craftsmanship with the ultimate goal of creating powerful sound while eliminating distortion. Carefully selected parts tuned for high–resolution sound with amazing clarity are combined with technology developed specifically for the ES–line

    Control with the ES Remote App on compatible iOS and Android™ devices3
    Turn your smart phone (iPhone®, Android®) into a remote control for your entertainment system by downloading the ES Remote app.3 Browse and operate the receiver´s functions and settings on your mobile device without displaying it on the TV.

    Three HDMI® Outputs7
    The receiver´s three HDMI® outputs can toggle or simultaneously output 4Kvideo between two HD displays, such as two televisions or a television plus a projector in the main theater.7The final HDMI output is used to support video in 2nd zone.

    4–Port Audio grade Ethernet Switch
    Built–in 4–Port Ethernet switch so you can connect your home theater or other components to your router through the AV receiver.

    Simple on–screen “Activity Based” menu
    Easily access and manage your input devices and settings with the intuitive Activity Based on–screen menu. For example, navigate to “watch” “Blu–Ray” rather than “Input” “HDMI 1”.

    HDMI® GUI overlay7
    Quickly change or check settings without disrupting what you´re watching. The Faroudja DCDi Cinema® chipset allows for an onscreen menu to overlay 1080p content via an HDMI® connection.7

    Front HDMI® input for quick connectivity7
    Conveniently located HDMI® input on the front bezel quickly connects an HD camera/camcorder, game system or other HDMI equipped device.7

    USB Front Input
    Allows for simple connection of portable devices including iPod®/iPhones®, and media USB drive/hard drive.

    Quick Speaker Set Up (Digital Cinema Audio Calibration EX)
    Simply place the included microphone at your listening position, start auto–calibration, and the receiver will correct for speaker distance, degree, characteristic, and phase to create an acoustically ideal environment.

    Direct Stream Digital® (DSD) Decoding via HDMI®7
    Audio format utilized for high–resolution formats like SA–CD, transmitted via HDMI® cable (sold separately), to minimize information loss and maintain audio signal purity.

    HD– Digital Cinema Sound™
    HD Digital Cinema Sound™ is a proprietary Sony® soundfield that has been precisely tuned to the Cary Grant sound stage at the Sony Pictures Entertainment studio, where hundreds of Hollywood hits have been recorded.

    Sony® DLL Audio Scaler
    The Sony® DLL Audio Scaler analyzes and upscales standard definition (compressed) audio signals (@ 44.1kHz, 48kHz or 96kHz) to 192kHz. It´s effective for network content, too.

    Flexible speaker configuration options
    The STR–DA2800ES is capable of 7.2 channel audio but can be also configured to include front high speakers, use the surround back speakers for a second zone of audio, or for bi–amp speaker capability.

    Multi–Room HD Video Distribution – up to 2 rooms (Component Video)
    Start your favorite HD programming in the living room and finish in the bedroom. HD 1080i quality video signals can be distributed over CAT5e for the second zone output.

    Network Updatable
    Allows for firmware and software updates over the network.

    Faroudja DCDi Cinema® Technology
    The STR–DA2800ES is equipped with Faroudja DCDi Cinema® IC technology to help correct jaggedness often seen after I/P (Interlace/Progressive) conversion. This produces a smooth, high–definition–quality picture.

    DTS Neo:X™
    DTS Neo:X™ is the world´s first 11.1 surround system providing a semi–spherical sound field using an 11.1 speaker configuration adding height/wide speakers to create a natural, immersive, spacious and lifelike 3D audio soundscape.

    Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz16
    The STR–DA2800ES supports Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz, featuring Front–High Speakers, for a more spacious, three dimensional surround sound experience.16

    Berliner Philharmonic Soundfield
    Simulate the sound field of one of the world´s premiere orchestras–Berliner Philharmonic. This acoustic effect choice is automatically chosen when streaming audio from the included Berliner Philharmoniker´s Digital Concert Hall service.

    Sony® ES 5–Year Limited Warranty18
    The STR–DA2800ES comes with an industry leading 5–year parts and labor warranty, 90–day advanced exchange program, and dedicated toll–free support line staffed by CEDIA–trained product experts. (1–877–619–7669; Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm ET)18

    HDMI® Pass–through7
    Even though you connect your TV and cable or satellite box via the STR–DA2800ES, you can turn off the receiver when you watch your cable or satellite and the audio will pass through the receiver to the TV speakers.7

    3D Pass–through1
    When you connect 3D capable HDTV and Blu–ray Disc™ Player with a high speed HDMI® cable, the STR–DA2800ES can pass through a 3D signal, so you can enjoy 3D picture with high quality sound.1

    Enhanced Color Range (Deep Color & x.v.Color™ technology11)
    Take HDTV color expression to new levels with x.v.Color™ and Deep Color technology.11 When the STR–DA5700ES is connected to x.v.Color capable video sources, the display shows nearly twice (1.8x) as many viewable colors as the existing RGB color standard.

    24p True Cinema™ Pass–through
    24p True Cinema™ support provides a direct connection to 24p video sources such as a Blu–ray Disc™ player or Sony PlayStation®3 entertainment system.7 This avoids conversions and displays films at their intended 24 fps cinematic picture quality.

    DLNA® (Digital Living Network Alliance)
    DLNA® compliance allows compliant AV Receivers to access digital photos, music, and video from DLNA–enabled PCs and other devices.4

    Audio Return Channel (ARC)
    Route audio from your TV, whether it is from an over the air channels or Network content from BRAVIA® Internet Link, back downstream to your STR–DA5700ES with a single ARC HDMI® cable (sold separately).17


Features & Specs

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Manufacturer's Warranty
    5 Years Parts / 5 Years Labor -Carry In Service
Detailed Specifications
    Amplifier Features
  • 4 Ohm/8 Ohm Switching: 8 Ohm
  • Analog Down Mix: 17 points (40–200Hz)
  • Bi–AMP: Yes
  • DSP: Falcon2.0
  • Digital Legato Linear: Yes
  • Number of Amp channels: 7ch
  • Sound Optimizer: Yes
  • Speaker Impedance: 8– 16ohm
  • Speaker Selector: [A/B, A+B]

  • Amplifier Power
  • 8Ohms 1kHz: 110W + 110W

  • CIS & Control Features
  • 2nd A: Speaker&Line (Variable&Variable)
  • IP Control: Yes

  • DCAC Features
  • Band: 6
  • DCAC: Advanced D.C.A.C.
  • Mic: Mono

  • Network Features
  • Direct Ethernet Update: Yes
  • Mobile Application: ES Remote Base (iPhone/Android)
  • Network Client: Yes (Music/Photo/Video)
  • Network Renderer: Yes
  • Sony Entertainment Network: Yes(up to Video)

  • Audio Features
    Decoding Format
  • 96kHz/24bit: Yes
  • DTS / DTS–ES (Matrix6.1 / Discrete6.1): Yes/Yes
  • DTS 96/24/ DTS Neo:6: Yes/Yes
  • DTS HD MA/ DTS HD HR: Yes/Yes
  • Dolby Digital EX/ Dolby Digital: Yes (Dolby Digital EX and Dolby Digital)
  • Dolby Dual Mono: Yes
  • Dolby Prologic/II /IIx /IIz: Yes (II, Iix and Iiz)
  • Dolby TruHD/Dolby Digital +: Yes (Dolby TruHD and Dolby Digital +)
  • LPCM (2CH/5.1CH/7.1CH) thru HDMI: Yes(Yes/Yes/Yes)

  • Sound Field
  • 2ch: Yes
  • A.F.D. Auto: Yes
  • Analog Direct: Yes
  • Berlin Philharmonic Hall: Yes (SB/FH)
  • HD–D.C.S.: Yes (SB/FH)
  • Headphone 2ch: Yes
  • Headphone Direct: Yes
  • Jazz Club: Yes (SB/FH)
  • Live Concert: Yes (SB/FH)
  • Multi Stereo: Yes (SB/FH)
  • Neo:6 Cinema: Yes
  • Neo:6 Music: Yes
  • PLII Movie: Yes
  • PLII Music: Yes
  • PLIIx Movie: Yes
  • PLIIx Music: Yes
  • PLIIz Height: Yes
  • Portable Audio Enhancer: Yes
  • Sound Field Link: Yes
  • Sports: Yes (SB/FH)
  • Stadium: Yes (SB/FH)
  • True Concert Mapping: Concertgebouw/Musikverein: Yes (SB/FH)

  • Tuner
  • Auto Tuning: Yes
  • Direct Tuning: Yes (RM)
  • Preset Channel (FM/AM): TTL60 (30/30)
  • Station Name: Yes
  • General
  • Installation
  • 2nd V: Composite & Component & HDMI
  • Certification (AMX/Crestron/Control 4): Yes
  • IR Repeat (In/Out): Yes(1/4)
  • RS–232C for Control: Yes

  • Other
  • Assignable Component Video In: Yes
  • Assignable HDMI Video In: Yes
  • Auto Standby: Yes
  • Detachable AC: Yes
  • Digital Input Assign: Yes
  • Easy Automation: Yes
  • GUI: Yes (New Rich Grade)
  • GUI Language: En/Fr/Dl/Sp
  • Panel: Mold/HAT Entry
  • Power Consumption: 290W
  • Power Consumption (Power Stand By): 0.5W
  • Power Requirement: 120V 60Hz
  • Sleep Timer: Yes (up to 2 hours)
  • iPod Browsing with System (via USB): Yes (Video/Music)
  • Inputs and Outputs
  • Audio Inputs
  • Analog Audio In: 2
  • Coaxial: 1
  • Multi–ch In: Yes (FM and AM)
  • Optical In: 2

  • Audio Outputs
  • Headphone Out: Yes
  • Pre Out (Front (L/R)): 19 11/16 X 10 3/16 X19 3/16 in
  • Pre Out (Subwoofer): 2
  • Pre Out (Surround (L/R)): 33lb 1oz

  • Other Inputs and Outputs
  • Ethernet (Switching HUB): 4 (yes)
  • USB: 2 (Front:iPhone/WM + Back:for Zigbee)

  • Speaker Outputs
  • Center: Yes
  • Front (Bass/Treble): Yes/Yes
  • Front A (L/R): Yes
  • Surround (L/R): Yes

  • Video Inputs
  • AV In: Including Front AV: 3
  • Component Video In: 2
  • HDMI In: 8

  • Video Outputs
  • AV Out: Inc. Monitor Out: 2
  • Composite Video Out: Inc. Monitor Out: 1
  • HDMI Out: Output x2 + Zone Ont x1
  • Video Features
  • A/V Sync Features
  • A/V Sync Sampling Frequency: 192kHz
  • A/V Sync Time (msec): 0–300

  • HDMI™
  • 3D over HDMI: Yes
  • Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • Audio Widget: Yes
  • BRAVIA® SYNC™ (CEC Control): Yes (One–Touch Play, System Audio Control, System Power Off, Theater Mode(No button on RM))
  • DSD: Yes
  • HDMI Version: 1.4a
  • HDMI(tm) video output capability: 4k, 1080/24p, Deep Color, x.v.Color (xvYCC)
  • Power Off Pass Through: Yes
  • S–Select: Yes
  • Video Down Converter (Analog to Analog): Yes
  • Video Up Converter (Analog Component/HDMI): Yes (Analog component and HDMI)
  • Video Up Scaler (Analog; Component/HDMI): Yes(1080i and 4k)

  • Weight and Measurements
    Weight and Measurements
  • Receiver Dimension (WxHxD inches): 17 X6 1/2 X15 1/8 in
  • Receiver Weight (pound): 27lb 6oz
  • 1. 3D viewing requires 3D content, 3D HDTV and a high speed HDMI™ cable (supporting at least 10.2 Gbps) connection. Other 3D accessories (including active 3D glasses) also required.
    2. Broadband speed of at least 2.5 Mbps recommended (10 Mbps for HD). Content subject to change and may require fees. Wireless connectivity requires an 802.11 home network (802.11n recommended).
    3. Application must be downloaded from the iTunes® application store or Google Play™ store. Requires devices connected to the same wireless home network.
    4. Requires UWA–BR100 USB adapter sold sep., 802.11 home network, and content stored on a DLNA® compliant PC or server..
    5. Syncs with BRAVIA® Sync or Theatre Sync™ products.
    6. Measurements at 3 Ohms, 80Hz – 1 kHz with a THD of 1%.
    7. Requires HDMI® cable sold separately.
    8. 1080p playback and upscaling require HDMI™ cable (sold separately) and HDTV with equivalent display capabilities. Upscaled image quality will vary.
    9. Dolby® True–HD and dts®–HD Master Audio decoding require HDMI™ cable and capable source device (both sold separately).
    10. SIRIUS® subscription and antenna required and sold separately.
    11. Deep Color and x.v. Color™ technology are supported only when source product, HDMI™ cable, media and HDTV all support those features.
    12. iPod® and iPhone® support is limited to the following players: iPod touch®, iPod classic®, iPod nano® 1st, 2nd & 3rd generation, iPod® 4th& 5th generation & iPod mini and iPhone 3G, 3Gs and 4G models.
    13. Requires a 4k projector or 4k TV.
    14. May require additional accessories. Check with your authorized Control4® dealer for details.
    15. Requires an optional license purchase from an authorized Control4®dealer.
    16. Requires HDMI® cable and LPCM capable receiver.
    17. Requires HDTV and HDMI® cable sold sep.
    18. For full terms and conditions please visit

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Included Coverage from Sony: 5 Years Parts / 5 Years Labor -Carry In Service

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