Sony today introduced its latest home Audio/Video
Receiver, the STR-DN1030.
At $499, the STR-DN1030 receiver features built-in Wi-Fi,
AirPlay and Bluetooth as users continue the digital
migration of music, not only through streaming services,
but also through mobile handsets and tablets. The
STR-DN1030 receiver will be available July 16 at Sony
Stores and www.store.sony.com, as well as U.S. retailers.
With built-in Wi-Fi, the STR-DN1030 allows easy access to
streaming media sources, with integrated applications for
Sony Entertainment Network's Music Unlimited, as well as
Pandora, Slacker, vTuner, and more. Built-in Wi-Fi also
enables the STR-DN1030 receiver to stream music from DLNA
enabled PCs and connect to wireless networked multi-room
The STR-DN1030 receiver also has built-in AirPlay and
Bluetooth, allowing it to receive music and other media
directly from files and services residing on mobile phones,
computers and tablets. Users can also operate the full
feature set with the free Media Remote app available for
both iPhones and Android phones.
The STR-DN1030 receiver also features 7.2 Channel 1015
Watts (145 W x 7) of power and seven HD inputs. Even at low
sound levels, features such as Sound Optimizer maintain the
nuances of the complete sound field. Sony?s High Definition
Digital Cinema Sound (HD DCS) adds depth for dramatic
cinematic sound. Sound is further produced through support
of Dolby TrueHD, Pro Logic IIz and dts HD enhanced audio
codecs. Analog video signals are converted to 1080i via
HDMI (Faroudia DCDi Edge).