Best Home Cinema Amplifier Under Â£1000
The Sony STR-DN1080 delivers the best in both sound and picture quality, the perfect upgrade for any home cinema system, The AV amplifier pumps out 165W to seven surround channels with Hi-Res Audio so you can enjoy the most subtle nuances in studio-quality music with better-than-CD reproduction. Dolby Amos delivers movie soundtracks in breath-taking 360Âº surround while DTS:X decoding positions the special effects precisely around you and above your seat.
The Sony AV receiver features 4K pass-through to allow video signals to travel through without any loss of information and therefore maintains image quality from the source right through to the TV screen.
Wi-Fi, Chromecast and AirPlay are also featured so that you can enjoy tracks stored on a smartphone or from the internet in the highest quality. The Sony Music Center App allows you to stream songs to selected Sony wireless soundbars and speakers all around the house.
Capable of holding its own in any high-end AV system or breathing new life into an existing set-up, the STR-DN1080 home cinema receiver is a perfect affordable upgrade.
|Amplifier power (watts) ||165 |
|Compatibility||AIFF, ALAC, DSD, FLAC, LDAC, MP3, WAV |
Composite Video Input
Coaxial Digital Audio Input
Optical Digital Audio Input
Remote Control Input
Mobile Control Application
Wireless Multi Room
Built in Chromecast
|Outputs ||HDMI Output|
Audio Line Out (Multi-zone)
Remote Control Output
Speakers Output (Multi-zone)
|Power supply||Requires 230V 50/60Hz|
|W x H x D (mm) ||430 x 156 x 331|
|Weight (kg) ||9.7|
||What HiFi Awards 2017
"Sony is back on form with a fantastic-sounding amp that ticks all the right boxes"
Best Home Cinema Amplifier Under £1000