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Audio/video (AV) receivers receive audio and video signals.
AV receivers
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Included since: 29 Sep 2005
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Info modified on: 21 Dec 2015 23:29:41
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Long product name Sony STR-DE497 AV receiver:
The short editorial description of Sony STR-DE497 AV receiver
Dolby Digital, DTS-decoder, RDS Tuner, 7.0kg

Marketing text Sony STR-DE497 AV receiver

The official marketing text of Sony STR-DE497 AV receiver as supplied by the manufacturer
6 x 80 W
Dolby® Digital/DTS decoder
Dolby® Pro Logic® II Decoder
Digital Input x 3
Digital Cinema Sound EX
32 bit Digital Sound Processor
2 Audio Inputs, 1 Audio Output
3 AV Inputs, 1 AV Output
RDS Tuner with 30 Presets
Remote Commander Supplied
Available in Black and Silver
Short summary description Sony STR-DE497 AV receiver:
This short summary of the Sony STR-DE497 AV receiver data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony STR-DE497, 50/60 Hz, FM, MW, Wired, PS, PTY
Long summary description Sony STR-DE497 AV receiver:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Sony STR-DE497 AV receiver based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Sony STR-DE497. Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm): 100 W, Audio output channels: 5.1, Impedance: 8 Ω. Wireless technologies: Wired. Supported bands: FM, MW, RDS features: PS, PTY. AC input voltage: 230 V, AC input frequency: 50/60 Hz, Power consumption (typical): 180 W. Width: 16.9" (43 cm), Depth: 11.7" (29.8 cm), Height: 5.71" (14.5 cm)
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Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm)*
The power produced by each channel of the device, when the frequency is 20Hz - 20KHz and the resistance is 8 Ohm.
100 W
Audio output channels*
An audio output channel is an electric circuit which acts as a path for a signal produced by a device. A device may have several audio output channels.
The effective resistance of an electric circuit or component to alternating current, arising from the combined effects of ohmic resistance and reactance.
8 Ω
Digital audio optical in*
The socket in the device for the digital audio input. The signal is inputted via an optical cable with an TOSLINK connector.
Digital audio coaxial in*
The socket in the device for the digital audio input. The signal is broight into the device via a coaxial cable with an RCA connector.
Ports & interfaces
Wireless technologies
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
5.1 Analogue Input - 1.0
Audio Input - 2.0
Audio Output - 1.0
Digital Input: coaxial - 1.0
Digital Input: optical - 1.0
Headphone Output
Monitor Output (Picture): FBAS - 1.0
Speaker Selector A
Video Input - 3.0
Video Output - 1.0
Ethernet LAN connection*
An Ethernet LAN (Local Area Network) interface is present, for a wired conection via a cable.
Popular technology that allows an electronic device to exchange data or connect to the internet wirelessly using radio waves.
Supported bands*
The bands which the radio can receive e.g. FM, MW, LW.
Radio Data System (RDS)
RDS (Radio Data System) means that information such as time, station identification and programme information can be displayed by the device.
RDS features
Preset stations quantity
The number of preset radio stations that can be stored. The preset stations are the ones that can be reached by pressing a button; they do not require manual tuning.
Optical Drive
Optical drive included *
The device has an optical drive e.g. CD player/writer, DVD player/writer.
Card reader *
Technical Details
Built-in audio decoders *
Device or software capable of decoding a digital stream of audio e.g. internet radio.
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS
Apple docking compatibility *
What devices can be docked with this product.
AirPlay *
AirPlay (previously called AirTunes when it was for audio only) is a proprietary protocol stack/suite developed by Apple Inc. that allows wireless streaming of audio, video, and photos, together with related metadata between devices. Originally only implemented in Apple's software and devices, Apple has licensed the AirPlay protocol stack as a third-party software component technology to manufacturer partners for them to use in their products in order to be compatible with Apple's iDevices.
Color of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Energy Management
AC input voltage
The voltage of the AC electricity that is inpitted into the product.
230 V
AC input frequency
50/60 Hz
Power consumption (standby)
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
0.5 W
Power consumption (typical)
Amount of power consumed by this model, often expressed in watts (W). Typical values that manufacturers give are power consumption when off, standby/suspended mode, typical use, maximum usage.
180 W
Weight & Dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
16.9" (430 mm)
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
11.7" (298 mm)
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
5.71" (145 mm)
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
15.4 lbs (7 kg)
Energy Star certified *
This indicates that the product is compliant with Energy Star, which is an international standard for energy-efficient consumer products.
Packaging Content
Warranty card
User guide