Sony adds to its premium ES series the new flagship DA5700ES AV receiver designed to deliver authentic cinema sound. The new receiver features 7.2-channel output that is expandable to 9.2 channels by adding 2 front high speakers. It features the Digital Cinema Auto Calibration EX (DCAC EX) technology to optimize the surround system to suit the room. “Simply place the included stereo microphone where you’ll be seated and DCAC EX automatically optimizes audio settings based on the distance, delays and placement of your speakers.” It features DTS Neo X and supports Faroujda 1080p upscaling
The Sony DA5700ES features 3D capabilitu and provides six HDMI inputs and two HDMI outputs. The receiver can connect to your PC via USB, allow you to enjoy music library on your PC. It also features WiFi and network connectivity that allows users to access Sony Entertainment Network for music and movie streaming as well as Internet radio. You can even recreate the world-renowned Berliner Philharmonie concert hall by tuning into the “Berliner Philharmoniker Digital Concert Hall” channel on the Sony Entertainment Network. There is also “True Concert Hall Mapping” channel that can simulate the acoustics of some of Europe’s best-loved concert halls, and experience symphonies as never before.