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Better - Sony STRDB930 or STRDE935

Old 04-17-00, 01:49 AM
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Well?

STRDB930:
quote:<HR>Built-in Dolby® Digital & DTS® Decoding
Built-in 24-bit Dolby® Digital & Dolby Pro Logic® Decoder
32-bit DSP (Digital Sound Processing)
Digital Cinema Sound with Virtual 3D technology
5 A/V Inputs (3 with S-Video), Phono Input, 5.1 channel Input
3-Optical Digital Audio Input/1-Optical Output, 1-Coaxial Digital Audio Input
4-ohm/8 ohm impedance (20Hz-20kHz), no more than .05% total harmonic distortion
2-Way Pre-Programmed LCD Remote Commander®, S-Link Control System<HR>


STRDE935:
quote:<HR>http://www.800.com/prod.asp?Z=13&T=2...41&P=2950&sf=4<HR>


Thanks in advance...
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Old 04-17-00, 03:45 AM
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I believe that the DB series is better. It was discontinued to bring in Sony's new ES series. So it's basically an ES. I read that somewhere, so I'm not 100% sure.
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The DB930 is better.
Old 04-17-00, 05:47 AM
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The DB hands down. I own the 333es and some say it is on par with it.

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Old 04-17-00, 09:14 AM
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The DB series was never discontinued, it was introduced only last year to sort of be a connecting bridge between the budget DE series and the High-end ES stuff. I actually have the DB930, and it is awesome. Comparable to my brother's ES 333.
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Blake, the DB930 is a no-brainer compared to its retail-chain model brother, the DE935, which has lots of over-heating problems (just check the reviews on www.audioreview.com) and other quality issues. I also have the DB930, and it's a great bang-for-the-buck A/V DD/dts receiver.


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Old 04-18-00, 12:06 PM
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The STR-DB930 is definitely better. Plus if you search around, you can find it for around the same price as the DE-935.

I have the DB930 and love it.
Old 04-19-00, 05:14 PM
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All Sony models ending with a '5' should be avoided . . . in my opinion.

For a little bit more, you can achieve better specs within the Sony line of products ending with '0.'


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