Sony Launches a 7.2 Channel Network Receiver at $499

Posted Fri Aug 10, 2012 at 09:45 AM PDT by Dick Ward

You’ll find built-in AirPlay, Wi-Fi and even Bluetooth connections.

The latest receiver from Sony is the 7.2 channel STR-DN1030. It offers up a handful of connectivity options, including Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Airplay, and gives you access to both Pandora and Spotify. The DN1030 is DLNA enabled as well, so you can stream from your computer.

Sony packed 145 watts in each of the seven channels for a total of 1015 watts. It includes the usual assortment of HD codecs, including Pro Logic IIz for height channels. As you might expect, the STR-DN1030 upconverts analog video to 1080p and offers 3D passthrough. You can buy the DN1030 now on Amazon or at retail for the price of $499.

Source: eCoustics

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