Sony STR-DN1040 AV Receiver with AirPlay, Bluetooth and WiFi announced
At a special listening and audition event at Los Angeles today, Sony introduced its 2013 Home Audio product lineup, highlighting the STR-DN1040 Audio/Video Receiver. The STR-DN1040 AV Receiver delivers premium home theater performance with 7.2 Channel 1155 Watts (165 W x 7) of power and ten HD inputs (8 HDMI in). Even at low sound levels, features such as Sound Optimizer maintain the nuances of the complete sound field, perfect for watching effects-laden motion pictures. Sony’s innovative High Definition Digital Cinema Sound (HD DCS) adds auditory depth for dramatic cinematic sound that faithfully reproduces the movie theater experience. Spectacular sound is further produced through support of Dolby TrueHD, Pro Logic IIz and dts HD enhanced audio codecs1. For outstanding picture performance, video signals can be converted up to 4K Ultra HD HDMI. Sony offers consumers the only AV receivers with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and AirPlay, and the STR-DN1040 receiver leads the way.
Sony offers consumers the only AV receivers with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and AirPlay, and the STR-DN1040 receiver leads the way. Wi-Fi enables the STR-DN1040 receiver to easily access streaming media sources, and has integrated applications for Sony Entertainment Network’s Music Unlimited, Pandora, Slacker , vTuner , and more, as well as capabilities to seamlessly stream music from DLNA enabled PCs. The receiver also has built-in AirPlay and Bluetooth, allowing it to wirelessly receive the broadest amount of music from phones, tablets and computers. Users can also operate the receiver with the free Media Remote app available for both iPhones and Android phones. The Sony STR-DN1040 receiver priced at $599 will be available at Sony Stores.