Sony STR DE475 Dolby Digital DTS Receiver A/V Receivers

4.06/5 (32 Reviews)


Product Description

- Dolby Digital, DTS, and Dolby Pro Logic decoding
- 80 watts x 2 (stereo) into 8 ohms (40-20,000 Hz) at 0.09% THD or 80 watts x 5 in surround mode
- 24-bit DSP for 11 modes (including Dolby Digital, DTS, Pro Logic, and Digital Cinema Sound)
- Digital inputs: 1 optical, 1 coaxial, 2 audio and 3 A/V (including one 5.1-channel) inputs
- preamp-level subwoofer output
- 1 set of main speaker outputs
- A/V remote control
- 30 AM/FM presets


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by hanumanta a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: November 22, 2014

Bottom Line:   
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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2010



Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Andrew Champion a Casual Listener

Date Reviewed: December 15, 2003

Bottom Line:   
This is a great reciever, its very easy to set up, looks nice and sleek, and sounds great. One of the nice things about this reciever, is it tells you what signals you are actually listening to, and the remote control doesnt look like its from another planet.

Its not the best amp in the world, but stick in a good film or a music release recorded in dts, and you will hear that your money was well spent.

As for that guy that complained that its a rip off, Sony are certainly not the only ones to blame when it comes to optimism in the watts department, so i suggest you stick to selling your 85 grand speakers or whatever they were (more money than sense me thinks), and for the record, i have never met a guy that works in a hifi shop, that EVER and i mean EVER has known what he is talking about.

I tell you people, do your research before you go, and give it a listen, if you like it, buy it, if not, dont.

DONT listen to the guys in the shop, there hopeless (Waiting to be proved wrong)

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Casual Listener

Product model year:   2000

Price Paid:    $175.00

Purchased At:   Richersounds - UK



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jon Petter a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: September 10, 2003

Bottom Line:   
This is a very good receiver for a good price!

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Used product for:   1 to 3 months

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2000

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Hardware.no bruktmar



Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Natetendo a AudioPhile

Date Reviewed: February 26, 2003

Bottom Line:   
I bought this amp at best buy for a small room. It isnt that bad though for a mere 200 pieces of green cloth. Even though it was cheap, that dosnt mean that it didnt sound good. It works perfectly well with small rooms. The matter is, it works well with speakers in the same price range.
Kids, dont go hooking up your 20,000 dollar studio monitors and expect the studo sound that they would offer. I work with a beutiful sylvania rq 3747 studio amplifier from the 70's, and it could woop this thing down the street. It does get the job done though. It it actually used as a preamplifer for my turntable. the problem is im using monoblock amps from granite audio. These use things called triodes, for all you newbies out there, not transistors, or capasitators. Anyways the problem is that with monoblocks, you need two of these sonys, for the most accurite sound. hey they work!!

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   AudioPhile

Product model year:   2001

Price Paid:    $199.00

Purchased At:   Best Buy



Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Allen Ayers a Audio Enthusiast

Date Reviewed: December 31, 2002

Bottom Line:   
Before I start my actual review, let me explain my situation for all of you. First off I am a teenager, who lives in a simple 12 by 12 bedroom. I had owned a shelf system for a few years and decided that I wanted to upgrade to a component system.

I went in on a limited budget and decided that the first step was that I need to get myself a reciver and a few speakers. I got the Sony STR-DE475 as well as a pair of KLH 911B speakers.

When I got the reciver it was pointless for me to have, however over the following year I would continue to upgrade my system, adding a Zenith 5 Disk DVD changer, a new TV (Samsung Dynaflat TXM2790F),a KLH center channel, and a Sony SA-WM20 Subwoofer. I also moved my KLH 911B's back and made them my rear speakers and put a pair of Sony SS-MB100H speakers.

Now that I own all of the above the reciver is finally being used to how I had hoped it would. While I love it I do have a couple of small issues with it. First off there are no S-Video (or component for that sake) jacks on it. Also there is a real lack of digital inputs. My one other problem is the lack of a AUX channel.

Now for my setup I think what I have is more then good! Very few people have managed to get a full 5.1 setup in the bedroom. The Sony STR-DE475 can be used as a reciver in your living room, however if that is the case you will need better speakers then just your standard bookshelf. If there are other people like me out there, who are still in High School and want to throw a nice system in their bedroom, then this is a perfect fit.

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Used product for:   More than 1 year

Duration Product Used:   Audio Enthusiast

Product model year:   2001

Purchased At:   Bestbuy




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