Looks like i am going to have to start the thread on this product.
No frills, no OSD, no Multi-Eq, allegedly great sound from the Class D
The big question are those digital amps as good or better than in the
SA-XR55 in this 11lb. midget? Could they break the "Ice"? Sorry, had to
give one under the belt
What got me right away is that its depth is only 12" unlike the SA-XR700 which expands backwards to keep slim. My Sony XBR910 only allows max 13" depth on the A/V shelf, no other HD receiver of the
current crop can fit in there.
Relatively light, yet it did well in some reviews, as you would expect from a basic HD decoding receiver, biamping/biwiring included.
Trilingual notes on the back, likely reflecting the expected mix of users, as EU regulations require
Power Output Power Output at 20Hz-20kHz
Each Ch. Driven Front (L/R) 130 W x 2 (6ohms, THD 0.7%)
Center 130 W (6ohms, THD 0.7%)
Surround (L/R) 130 W x 2 (6ohms, THD 0.7%)
Surround Back (L/R) 130 W x 2 (6ohms, THD 0.7%)
Total Harmonic Distortion 0.7 % (6ohms)
(at 20Hz- 20kHz)
Frequency Response Input*1 4Hz-40kHz, ±2dB
BD PLAYER 8CH 4Hz-40kHz, ±2dB
S/N (IHF A) Digital Input 97dB
FM Frequency Response 87.9-107.9MHz (200kHz Steps)
87.5-108.0MHz (100kHz Steps)
AM Frequency Response 520-1710kHz
Dolby Digital Decoder (Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus,
Dolby Digital EX)
Dolby Pro Logic (IIx)
DTS Decoder (DTS-HD Master Audio,
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS-HD Low Bit Rate,
DTS ES, Neo:6, DTS 96/24)
Auto Speaker Setup
VIERA Link™ (HDAVI Control 3)
HDMI Inputs/Outputs 3-in, 1-out
Component Video Inputs/Outputs 3-in, 1-out
S-Video Inputs/Outputs 6-in (Front 1-in, Back 5-in), 1-out
Video Inputs/Outputs 6-in (Front 1-in, Back 5-in), 1-out
Video Rec Output 1-out (with S-Video)
Front Audio Input/Video Input 1-in (with S-Video)
Digital Inputs 4 (3-optical, 1-coaxial)
8-ch Discrete Inputs
Audio Inputs/Outputs 6-in, 1-out
Digital Synthesizer Tuner
Universal Dock for iPod® /SH-PD10*2
Remote Control (Universal)
Weight (lb.) (Approx.) 11
Dimensions (W x H x D) (inch) (Approx.) 16-15/16" x 6-1/4" x 13-11/32"
*1 CD,AUX,TV,GAME,CABLE/SAT,VCR, DVD RECORDER,BD/DVD PLAYER,Option Port
*2 With the purchase of SH-PD10.
*Notes: Total harmonic distortion is measured by digital spectrum analyzer.
Total harmonic distortion is measured by using AES 17 filter.
I ordered mine tonight, we'll have to see it beats the revered SA-XR55.
I have been using an SA-XR70 for 3 years now in the kids room. This replaces it, i have nothing but high expectations.
Will post impressions.
Don't get me wrong though, i am still keeping my balanced separates system in the basement 3 row HT