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Sony outs a new High-end AV receiver in Japan with the TA-DA5800ES
Behold your neighbors worst nightmare, Sony’s latest AV Receiver the TA-DA5800ES. This slick new receiver is what every AV Enthusiast wants and comes by default with a nice 9.2CH setup (160Wx9Ch), USB DAC (24bit/192kHz) Virtual Front High, Surround Back speakers, Movie Height that let you virtually adjust your sound height to match your TV/Screen position, 4K Native support and the usual suspects including Tablet control (LAN) and other network goodies including DLNA and even Flac support!
Note the in Japan this AV Reciever is named TA-DA5800ES and STR-DA5800ES in the US and UK. The TA-DA5800ES has been announced at 273,000 Yen in Japan for a launch scheduled to early November.
Tailor sound for movies and music
The STR-DA5800ES is a 9.2 multi-channel amplifier which can power both Front High speakers and Surround Back speakers in addition to standard 5.1 speaker setup, to create a sound field all around you. You’ll really hear action crash from every side or a whisper behind your back.
The STR-DA5800ES also features sound modes to optimise audio for whatever you’re enjoying. Virtual Front High virtually creates Front High speakers to add surround effect in the vertical direction. even if none are installed. Movie Height enables you to virtually adjust the height of front speakers and centre speaker to match the image on your large screen TV. You can even re-create acoustics from the world renowned Berlin Philharmonic Hall, Concertgebouw Amsterdam and Musikverein Vienna with Concert Hall mode.
Real picture detail with 4K resolution
The STR-DA5800ES is designed for the latest revolution in cinematic viewing. Upscale your favourite movies to 4K resolution with four times the detail of Full HD. You’ll see colour and contrast you’ve never noticed before. Connect your AV receiver to a 4K resolution TV or projector from Sony and you can add cinematic sound to a ground-breaking picture.
Set up things how you want
Show films in other rooms using a dedicated Zone 2 HDMI® output. Stream movies and music direct from a laptop, tablet, smartphone, iPhone or iPad once STR-DA5800ES is connected to home network. With 9 HDMI® inputs, you can enjoy vast variety of your HD contents whether it’s from BluRay/DVD player, Play Station3, or digital TV set top box. With USB terminal especially dedicated to high resolution file, you can also enjoy various format files such as WAV and FLAC 5.1ch, you’re free to play music and movies your way.
“The STR-DA5800ES produces the sound quality to match the detail and immersion of the 4K resolution viewing experience,” says Naoto Yoshioka, Home Audio Video Senior Product Manager at Sony Europe, “it combines our latest audio innovations for an incredible 9.2 channels of full surround sound plus everything you need to set up your own movie theatre or auditorium at home.”