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Audio/video (AV) receivers receive audio and video signals.
AV receivers
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Included since: 01 Oct 2005
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Info modified on: 21 Dec 2015 23:29:41
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Long product name Sony STR-DE697 AV receiver:
The short editorial description of Sony STR-DE697 AV receiver
STR-DE697 - An ideal mid-range AV Receiver with 7.1 channels for thrilling home cinema sound

Marketing text Sony STR-DE697 AV receiver

The official marketing text of Sony STR-DE697 AV receiver as supplied by the manufacturer
7 x 100 W
Dolby® Digital EX/ DTS ES / NEO:6 decoder
Dolby® Pro Logic® II Decoder
Digital Cinema Sound EX
32 bit Digital Sound Processor
3 Audio Inputs, 1 Audio Output
4 AV Inputs, 1 AV Output
5 Digital inputs, 1 Digital Output
Composite Front Input
5.1 Multi-channel in
RDS Tuner with 30 Presets
Remote Commander Supplied
Available in Black and Silver
Short summary description Sony STR-DE697 AV receiver:
This short summary of the Sony STR-DE697 AV receiver data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Sony STR-DE697, 50/60 Hz, Surround, FM, MW, Wired, PS, PTY
Long summary description Sony STR-DE697 AV receiver:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Sony STR-DE697 AV receiver based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Sony STR-DE697. Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm): 120 W, Audio output channels: 7.1, Receiver type: Surround. 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): 250 W. Width: 16.9" (43 cm), Depth: 12.2" (31 cm), Height: 6.22" (15.8 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.
120 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.
Receiver type*
Describes type of receiver which is a device for picking up an external signal.
Power output per channel (1KHz@8 Ohm)
120 W
The effective resistance of an electric circuit or component to alternating current, arising from the combined effects of ohmic resistance and reactance.
8 Ω
S-Video in
The number of ports (input sockets) for S-Video, which is a signalling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.
Audio (L,R) in
The two sockets (ports) for receiving left audio signal (white cable) and right audio signal (red cable).
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.
S-Video out
The number of ports (output sockets) for S-Video, which is a signalling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.
Audio (L,R) out
The two sockets (ports) for transmitting left audio signal (white cable) and right audio signal (red cable).
Digital audio optical out
The socket in the device for the digital audio output. The signal is carried via an optical cable with an TOSLINK connector.
Ports & interfaces
Wireless technologies
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
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 Digital EX, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS, DTS-ES
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 (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.
250 W
Power consumption (standby)
The amount of electricity that is consumed when the product is on standby.
0.3 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.
12.2" (310 mm)
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
6.22" (158 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.
18.7 lbs (8,5 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
User guide
Warranty card