Sony STRDA3500ES AV Receiver

Sony STRDA3500ES (Black)

AV Receiver

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We highly recommend you see and hear this product for yourself. Ask in-store for a demonstration.

It's not often you get the chance to buy a top-spec Sony ES product at this price, so our advice is to be quick!

The Sony STRDA3500ES may be an older model now, but it has a build quality and performance that will always remain top-notch - especially at this price! In Sony-speak, ES stands for Elevated Standard and gives improvements in both construction and component quality. With selected components, the amplifier stage gives more detail than others at this price range and, thanks to a genuine 100 watts per channel, plenty more power, too. In short, to find this level of sound quality and dynamic punch from another competitor you're typically going to have to pay as much again. In terms of audio processor power, the STRDA3500ES is again as good as much more expensive designs. Developed with Sony Pictures Entertainment to recreate HD acoustics heard in Hollywood sound dubbing, HD Digital Cinema Sound (with Front High Speaker) is standard and elevates the STRDA3500ES to a higher level in more ways than one. Sony has also used their top grade Titanium DSP processor for pin-point accuracy. Neural-THX Surround delivers a consistent surround sound experience regardless of compression. Then there's the analogue direct switch for purer stereo music. Unlike other receivers at this price, the STR-DA3500ES is great with music and would even make sense as a powerful stereo receiver.

In terms of video performance, the STR-DA3500ES is 2D pass through only. Other than that, though, it's every bit as impressive as newer and far more expensive models (check the price difference between this and the newer STRDA3600ES and you'll see what we mean!). With video upscaling and 1080p upscaling via HDMI you're guaranteed the highest resolution from whatever source you use. Even the oldest analogue sources will benefit from a new lease of life. A further benefit here is that you'll only need a signal HDMI cable from amp to TV to carry all your video sources. As the x.v.Colour, Deep Colour and 24p True Cinema video signals pass through, it cleverly adjusts the picture settings to make the image look realistic, just as the director intended.

In terms of sockets the STR-DA3500 is still highly competitive and has a few features that you'll find missing from much more expensive AV receivers. The four HDMI inputs are enough for most and are backed up by what has to be the most comprehensive selection of digital and analogue inputs of any AV receiver of this price. No fewer than 4 optical (1 mounted at the front) and 3 coaxial digital inputs are joined by an optical output - perfect for looping digital sound. There are also RCA Pre-outputs for all channels, letting you upgrade the sound still further with higher quality power amps. If this lot wasn't enough the STR-DA3500ES boasts a 3 Zone output for true small scale multi-room compatibility. Finally, Sony's unique DM Port lets you connect up a wide range of portable media devices and operate them from the main remote control.

Despite its technical prowess, the Sony STRDA-3500ES is typically understated. The few buttons and knobs on the front panel are clearly laid out and have a quality feel. The easy to use functionality of the STR-DA3500es also means that it is quick and simple to set up - the Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (DCAC) is accurate and easy to use. At the touch of a button, it will ensure that your speakers are positioned correctly to get the best surround sound performance, and with a choice of 15 different sound fields, you can optimise your home cinema experience.

If you appreciate a bargain, then this Sony ES receiver is quite possibly our best AV receiver deal of the moment. Hurry down to your nearest store today!

6 Year Supercare £14.95

Add our Supercare to your basket when you check out. We'll cover your items for 6 years and give you your money back if unused.

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We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

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Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
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Buy now, pay later available
on purchases over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call or ask in-store for details

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

Richer Sounds are happy to offer FREE delivery on all our products to blind, partially sighted and disabled customers.

Please place orders online, then contact webaftersales@richersounds.com who will advise on how to arrange the refund of your delivery charge
We highly recommend you see and hear this product for yourself. Ask in-store for a demonstration.

It's not often you get the chance to buy a top-spec Sony ES product at this price, so our advice is to be quick!

The Sony STRDA3500ES may be an older model now, but it has a build quality and performance that will always remain top-notch - especially at this price! In Sony-speak, ES stands for Elevated Standard and gives improvements in both construction and component quality. With selected components, the amplifier stage gives more detail than others at this price range and, thanks to a genuine 100 watts per channel, plenty more power, too. In short, to find this level of sound quality and dynamic punch from another competitor you're typically going to have to pay as much again. In terms of audio processor power, the STRDA3500ES is again as good as much more expensive designs. Developed with Sony Pictures Entertainment to recreate HD acoustics heard in Hollywood sound dubbing, HD Digital Cinema Sound (with Front High Speaker) is standard and elevates the STRDA3500ES to a higher level in more ways than one. Sony has also used their top grade Titanium DSP processor for pin-point accuracy. Neural-THX Surround delivers a consistent surround sound experience regardless of compression. Then there's the analogue direct switch for purer stereo music. Unlike other receivers at this price, the STR-DA3500ES is great with music and would even make sense as a powerful stereo receiver.

In terms of video performance, the STR-DA3500ES is 2D pass through only. Other than that, though, it's every bit as impressive as newer and far more expensive models (check the price difference between this and the newer STRDA3600ES and you'll see what we mean!). With video upscaling and 1080p upscaling via HDMI you're guaranteed the highest resolution from whatever source you use. Even the oldest analogue sources will benefit from a new lease of life. A further benefit here is that you'll only need a signal HDMI cable from amp to TV to carry all your video sources. As the x.v.Colour, Deep Colour and 24p True Cinema video signals pass through, it cleverly adjusts the picture settings to make the image look realistic, just as the director intended.

In terms of sockets the STR-DA3500 is still highly competitive and has a few features that you'll find missing from much more expensive AV receivers. The four HDMI inputs are enough for most and are backed up by what has to be the most comprehensive selection of digital and analogue inputs of any AV receiver of this price. No fewer than 4 optical (1 mounted at the front) and 3 coaxial digital inputs are joined by an optical output - perfect for looping digital sound. There are also RCA Pre-outputs for all channels, letting you upgrade the sound still further with higher quality power amps. If this lot wasn't enough the STR-DA3500ES boasts a 3 Zone output for true small scale multi-room compatibility. Finally, Sony's unique DM Port lets you connect up a wide range of portable media devices and operate them from the main remote control.

Despite its technical prowess, the Sony STRDA-3500ES is typically understated. The few buttons and knobs on the front panel are clearly laid out and have a quality feel. The easy to use functionality of the STR-DA3500es also means that it is quick and simple to set up - the Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (DCAC) is accurate and easy to use. At the touch of a button, it will ensure that your speakers are positioned correctly to get the best surround sound performance, and with a choice of 15 different sound fields, you can optimise your home cinema experience.

If you appreciate a bargain, then this Sony ES receiver is quite possibly our best AV receiver deal of the moment. Hurry down to your nearest store today!
Dimensions WxHxD (mm) 47.5 x 52.5 x 27.5
Brand Sony
Colour Black
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Phil, Telesales Manager, 15th year of service

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6 Year Supercare £14.95

Add our Supercare to your basket when you check out. We'll cover your items for 6 years and give you your money back if unused.

6 YEAR SUPERCARE COSTS JUST £9.99 ON ALL ITEMS UNDER £100, OR 10% OF PURCHASE PRICE ON ANYTHING OVER £100.

We think you’ll agree that our Supercare guarantee offers fantastic value. What’s more, if you don’t use our it in the 6 year period, we’ll refund the cost of it. You really can’t say fairer than that!
Plus, if we can’t fix a fault, we will give you a like-for-like replacement.
Find out full details here.

Lowest price guaranteed!

We’ll beat any genuine advertised price, even from the web & give you up to £100!

We're confident that our prices are amongst the very keenest out there, so we've made it as easy as pie to qualify for our Price Beat. Richer Sounds also guarantees to beat web prices, and Price Beat is even valid for 7 days after purchase, so if you've seen a cheaper price, let us know, and we'll happily beat that price by up to £100!

Products must be brand new, boxed, carry a comparable guarantee and be in stock at time of purchase. Richer Sounds price used to compare will be net of any voucher / trade in discounts.
T&Cs apply

Buy now, pay later available
on purchases over £500

We offer 6 month interest free options. Call or ask in-store for details

For purchases over £500, pay a 10% deposit now and the balance in 6 months. Pay the balance in full before the end of the 6 months and there is no interest to pay whatsoever, just a one-off settlement fee of £29. Find out more

 Disabled assistance

Richer Sounds are happy to offer FREE delivery on all our products to blind, partially sighted and disabled customers.

Please place orders online, then contact webaftersales@richersounds.com who will advise on how to arrange the refund of your delivery charge