Sony STR-DH510 5.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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- 5.1-channel A/V receiver with 100 watts per channel
- 5 HD video inputs (3 HDMI, 2 component)
- HDMI Repeater for simplified audio and video signal management
- Blu-ray Disc audio decoding (linear PCM only)
- Audio Return Channel uses just one cable for TV audio
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From the Manufacturer
Give your home entertainment a powerful boost with the STR-DH510 5.1-channel high-definition A/V receiver. Outfitted with 5 HD inputs (3 HDMI, 2 component), it's easy to integrate your HD home components such as a Blu-ray Disc player or PlayStation 3 system. You'll also experience audio closer to the way it was recorded with built-in Blu-ray Disc audio decoding (LPCM only). Additional features include Audio Return Channel which eliminates the need for extra cables connected to your TV, and standby pass-through which lets you access all of your HDMI connected devices without having to power on the receiver.
5 High-Definition Inputs with Audio Return Channel
Get versatile HD connection options with five HD inputs. Three HDMI inputs (up to 1080/24p capable) let you connect a Sony PlayStation 3 entertainment system, Blu-ray Disc player, or any other HDMI-capable devices, for high definition video and audio. Two component inputs (1080/60i capable) provide added HD-capable connectivity and versatility.
Audio Return Channel eliminates the need for extra cables connected to your TV. This feature allows audio to be sent from your compatible TV to your receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio and video to your TV.
24p True Cinema Mode
Watch movies at their native frame rate 24p format (24 frames per second) when paired with a 24p playback device like a Blu-ray Disc Player or PlayStation 3 gaming console.
HDMI Repeater with Pass-Through
Connect multiple devices via HDMI to your surround sound system, easily switch between them, and then connect everything to your HDTV with just one HDMI cable. Standby pass-through of audio and video conveniently access all your HDMI connected devices without having to power on the receiver.
Blu-ray Disc HD Audio (Linear PCM)
With Linear PCM support, when you connect via HDMI a Blu-ray Disc player that can decode the latest high definition audio formats, including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio5 you can experience sound closer to the way it was captured.
DIGITAL MEDIA PORT
The demand for digital audio and video content continues to be strong. Sony's DIGITAL MEDIA PORT (DMP) interface is a proprietary interface that adds networking and connectivity options to your home theater system. Just connect optional accessories (sold separately) which provide the ability to control and power devices while making set up easy and operation simple to use. The DMP will be compatible with various accessories which will include a PC Client ready device, Bluetooth adapter and Audio Docking stations compatible with select Network Walkman and iPod products. Regardless of where you store your music.
BRAVIA Sync Compatible
Conveniently operate and control other BRAVIA Sync compatible devices--including BRAVIA HDTVs, Blu-ray Disc Players, surround sound systems, Handycam camcorders and Cyber-shot digital still cameras, all with one remote control.
- Auto Standby: Yes
- Display: 8 Seg. fluorescent
- Panel: Mold, Black
- Power Consumption: 230W
- Power Requirement: 120V 60Hz
- Power Stand By: 0.3W
- Sleep Timer: Yes
- Auto Tuning: Yes
- A/V In/Out (S-Video I/O): Including Front AV: 2/1 (0/0) + V1/0
- Analog Audio In (Inc TV CEC)/Out (excl. tuner)/TV (CEC): 2/0/Yes
- Coaxial: 1/0
- Component Video In/Out (Pass through): 2/1
- DIGITAL MEDIA PORT: 1
- Digital Input Assign: Yes
- HDMI In/Out: (Front input): 3/1
- Monitor Out (S-Video Out): 1(0)
- Opt. In/Out/TV(CEC): incl Front input & TV (CEC): 2/0/Yes
- Pre Out: SW x1
- Receiver Dimension (WxHxD): 17" x 6-1/4" x 12-3/4"
- Receiver Weight (lbs): 16 lb 6 oz
Top Customer Reviews
Look over Sony's site, they have alot of good info for this unit. For the price it would be really hard to beat.
-Surround decode from the HDMI sources
-The remote also controls my Sony Blu-ray player
-The Main L-R speaker outs are selectable to use either full range speakers, or small surround speakers
-You can Name all the inputs whatever you want
-For a small home theater, sound quality is good
-auto shut off after 30mins of inactivity
Not so nice stuff
-Only three (3) HDMI inputs, i could have used more for later, but for now all I needed was my DishNetwork box, Xbox and blu-ray
-Only one of the three digital audio inputs (2 optical, 1 coax) is programmable to any input. This would have been nice to be able to assign any of them to the remaining analog video inputs
-Analog video inputs (Wii in my case) do not go out the HDMI output. While I didn't expect this, it would have been a nice touch. As it is I have to change my TV's input to play Wii. This is no biggie, but it would have been nice!
In summary, this is a great replacement amp if you already had an older surround unit, or if you want to pick and chose your speakers. Like I said, it's nice that it has a built in selectable crossover for the main L-R speakers.
My last Sony amplifier has lasted nearly 8 years. The only reason for me to replace it was to make switching video sources easier.
There, this is my 2¢ on the matter
I paired this receiver with an Energy RC Micro 5.1 speaker system and a 40" Sony Bravia LCD in a 14x20 room. (You could always go with cheaper speakers, but if you're going to spend extra anywhere, spend it on the speakers.) I hooked up a BluRay player, HD cable box, Wii, and an iPod dock. The receiver doesn't have lots of inputs - 1 HDMI out and 3 in (most people always want one more than what they have anyway). Extra HDMI's always help with avoiding early obsolescence, but I'm not planning on adding any other devices. If you have multiple game systems and other audio devices you're planning on adding down the road, I would move on to something more advanced. Even if you have an older DVD player, you can hook it up just fine, however HDMI will make your life much easier with this unit. (I originally started with an old compnonent DVD player and then ended up getting a BluRay player - The receiver WILL NOT send the audio through the HDMI OUT to the tv unless you hook up through the HDMI IN. You will have to send an additional audio signal such as optical if you use analog inputs).
Installation was tedious but not terribly difficult.Read more ›
Three HDMI ports, thats something to note but plenty for me. I have the Playstation(blu ray) connected, My cable box and my tv plugged in. I have a BIC f-12 subwoofer and some bic DV64 speakers hooked up with a center channel. I couldn't be happier with the sound and features. Its simple, easy to use and doesnt have too many bells and whistles that I wouldnt use and clutter my menus.
I am by no means an expert audiophile, so my review is coming from technically savy, but audio average joe. I think this or the Deno 391 were my only options and decided since i had a lot of sony products to keep the remotes down to just 2 instead of adding a 3rd. I dont have a fancy remote that programs all the units, someday maybe.
Lastly, the AM/FM works great and the antenna gets a strong signal.
Overally, couldnt be happier and got what anyone should expect at this price. Oh one last thing, one of my speaker wires were shorting the system, the receiver has a protected mode that keeps it safe from any unsafe energy source or bad connections. To reset, hold down the power button till it says "CLEARED"
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is a "Great" product, buy and "Great" seller!The item was like new and works like new! Thank you!!!Published 4 months ago by David L. Smith
Great buy for the price. Perfect for my needs. Using it with a couple of polk R50s and sound is great. Bluetooth works perfectly and is very convenient wireless option. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Sam Adams
it didn't give me the sound i wanted , and was hard to set up. i sent it back with an Ipod dock and mistekenly didn't get a return reciept , never got my my money back, service... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Robert Chadwick
Integrates seamlessly with my Sony TV and DVD player eliminating over half the wiring through the use of 2-way HDMI cables.Published 16 months ago by David L Schroeder
Good basic home theater receiver. I like the fact that it will switch between my TV speakers and the home theater speakers when it is turned on. Good assortment of room settings. Read morePublished 17 months ago by William Garrett
Purchased this receiver in 2011. After 2 years the center speaker feature died and now the entire unit is dead. Doesn't say much for Sony quality.Published 18 months ago by JB
This is a good unit for the price. Does not have some features I would like to have, but it does what it was intended to do well. Satisfied with unit so far.Published 20 months ago by JamesR
I really love the sound, but you do get what you pay for. The HDMI slots after a year or so seem to get a little rough with the connections and sometimes doesn't register... Read morePublished on November 8, 2013 by Anthony D. Green
Suitable for older component systems, odd menu structure take some getting used to. Note digital out only comes from digital in, you can not go from analog inputs to digital... Read morePublished on October 17, 2013 by Duhhhmmm