Sony Announces 3D Capable Receiver

Posted Thu Feb 18, 2010 at 04:20 PM PST by Mike Attebery

If you’re in the market for a 3D A/V receiver you won’t have to wait too long. Sony’s dropping their first one this June.

The STR-DN1010 is the first 3D receiver to come out of Sony, and on paper it looks pretty good. It’s got HDMI 1.4 pass through technology which sends the video signal through to a capable TV while the receiver hashes out the audio.

It’s a 7.1 channel receiver that supplies 110 watts of power per channel at 6 ohms. It’s got plenty of hookups in the back including four HDMI inputs and three component. Sony boasts that their new receiver is not only powerful, but simple to use.

“By streamlining connectivity and supporting 3D hardware and software,” says Sony’s Neal Manowitz, “the STR-DN1010 receiver will provide a simplified approach to 3D home theater control and performance, ensuring the best possible user experience.”

The STR-DN1010 will be hitting shelves in June at a price that Sony says will be “about $500.”

Source: Sony

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