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Sony STR-DE197

Stereo receiver

Item # 158STR197B

Don't be fooled by the affordable price tag — since the STR-DE197 is made by the experts at Sony, you can...

Don't be fooled by the affordable price tag — since the STR-DE197 is made by the experts at Sony, you can...

Discontinued item

Item # 158STR197B

About the Sony STR-DE197

Don't be fooled by the affordable price tag — since the STR-DE197 is made by the experts at Sony, you can count on clear, dynamic stereo sound and rock-solid dependability. For music fans — and for rooms where you don't need a complete home theater system — this receiver delivers the audio "basics" and more. It treats your music right with 100 watts per channel for smooth, low-distortion sound.

Don't be fooled by the affordable price tag — since the STR-DE197 is made by the experts at Sony, you can count on clear, dynamic stereo sound and rock-solid dependability. For music fans — and for rooms where you don't need a complete home theater system — this receiver delivers the audio "basics" and more. It treats your music right with 100 watts per channel for smooth, low-distortion sound.

You get four audio inputs for your music sources (such as CD, MiniDisc, and cassette). You can select AM/FM stations using the 30 memory presets, or tune them in directly via the number buttons on the front panel. The included remote gives you easy control of this receiver and any other compatible Sony audio components you've got in your system.

Details:

  • 100 watts x 2 (stereo) into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.09% THD
  • direct access tuning
  • built-in AM/FM tuner
  • 4 audio inputs
  • no phono input
  • front-panel switching for 2 pairs of main speakers
  • remote control
  • headphone jack
  • 16-7/8"W x 5-1/4"H x 12-15/16"D
  • warranty: 2 years
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What's in the box:

  • Black AM/FM stereo receiver
  • Wireless remote control (RM-U185)
  • 2 "AA" batteries
  • AM loop antenna
  • FM wire antenna with attached coax connector
  • Operating Instructions
  • Easy Setup Guide
  • Important Safeguards
  • Owner Registration Card
  • Warranty sheet
  • Caution sheet concerning proper way to connect speaker wires (taped to top of receiver)
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Features

Station and Source Naming: Each preset station and program source may be given an index name of up to 8 characters. For example, two VCRs can be displayed as 8MM and VHS.

Sleep Timer: This unit may be set to automatically turn off after 2 hours, 1 hour and 30 minutes, 1 hour, or 30 minutes.

Remote Control

Overview: The supplied remote (RM-U185) will control Sony A/V equipment. The source buttons, transport keys, and master volume keys glow in the dark.

Input Button Reassignment: The factory setting of the function buttons can be changed, except for the Tuner button. The function buttons can be changed to control the following Sony equipment: CD, DAT, MD, Tape Deck A, Tape Deck B, LD player, VCR (VTR settings of 1, 2 or 3), TV, DSS (DirecTV), DVD, or VCD player.

Dimensions: Length=8.298", Width=1.781", Height=1.035"

Inputs and Outputs Notes

Headphone Jack: The receiver features a 1/4" headphone jack for private listening. When headphones are plugged into this output, the speakers are not muted. To mute the speakers, you must manually turn off both Speaker A and Speaker B outputs.

Speaker Outputs: This unit features two sets of speaker outputs (A and B), each with spring clip terminals. You can independently turn on or off each pair of speakers. The speaker pairs are wired internally in parallel.

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