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Sony STR-DN860

Sony STR-DN860
alaScore 94

104 reviews

Jun, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 104 reviews of Sony STR-DN860. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the design and reliability are on the whole positive. The size and price are also appreciated.

usability, price, size, reliability, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sony STR-DN860 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Sony STR-DN860


alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of Sony STR-DN860 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the usability. The price also gets good feedback.

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Sony STR-DN860 review


Sony's done it again - this budget AV receiver offers sensational performance at an excellent price...

Big, wide soundstage Excellent clarity through the midrange Lots of subtle detail Easy to setup Great user interface Musical stereo performance

No Atmos

When all is said and done, our first impression of the STR-DN860 remains a lasting one. We knew its undeniable talents would cause problems for its rivals and this test proves exactly that. All this just goes to show that having the latest mods and...

Aug, 2015

Consumer review (

This product does what it says


The features of the AMP are what I expected and have not been disappointed so far....

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (

Do not buy this product.


Purchased this product 18 months ago, returned after about a month later and hive a replacement by richer sounds Sollihul, ( God service ) on various occasions had problems when switching on, mainly no sound, left for a few minutes,switched on again...

good sound

do not switch of to often.

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (

Sony quality


Unit is built to look like a pre-amp and main amp. It's looks are pleasing with both remote control and amp., being of an uncluttered design. The sound is first-class, with both stereo and surround, very impressive. I would have preferred two HDMI...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (

Excellent piece of kit


Bought this to work with a couple of other Sony multi-room wireless speakers I have. Primarily connected to just a pair of floor standing Yanaha speakers, so not using the the 7.1 surround sound features, but it is connected to DVD player, Sky+ and TV....

multi-room connectivity

bass and treble is adjusted via a digita equalizer

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (

Great amp but no instructions


Great piece of kit, amazing sound. The names of the channels don't quite match the remote buttons, but no big deal. Disappointing that the instruction manual is only found online (if you know you have to look). Easy to set up without the manual. but...

easy set up , amazing sound

no manual included , names of channels don't match remote buttons

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (

good rich sound


Very good for listening to music especially. But good all rounder as well.

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (

Sound for pound is amazing


I purchased this Sony strdn860 over the phone, it was delivered the next day, and within a short time i had it up and running. The sound quality of this sony is excellent, i only wanted the services of internet radio, cinema, tv, and cd, however i did...

sound quality

very little

May, 2017

Consumer review (

Great sound and easy set up


Simple set up with included mic. Sound is clear and crisp and feels full and deep. Wireless connectivity is easy and quick to access. Very pleased with the features and quality of the amp especially at this price. Although would still be happy at RRP!

great sound , simple to use


May, 2017

Consumer review (

Be careful


This amp is great, until you start to add multi-room options to it. I just bought a Sony wireless speaker, which has great full bodied sound. The trouble is, that as soon as you try to link the two together, the sub-woofer connected to the amplifier...

Mar, 2017

Price comparison for Sony STR-DN860

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