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Sony STR-ZA3100ES at $1.499
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November 10, 2017 - 4:23 pm
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I think it was $1699 back when it was released and I thought it was a bit overpriced back then but now… At this price this could be a good buy.

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One word: underpowered. Just 110 wattage per channel and just 7.2 channels. Not for me.

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You are right, sort of. This is a bit underpowered but it works amazing well in smaller rooms. Believe me, I’ve heard it and nothing can compare to it. It’s better than models that are way more costly.

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This particular model was an innovator in an industry where innovations don’t come that often. Sonny came up with a way to replicate the feel of a 7.1 setup by only connecting 5.1 channels. What this means that you can have this in a small room without the additional two speakers and you’d still get the same effect. I don’t know if you realize but this is a pretty big deal. At $1499 I would totally grab it. 

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What they did was called phantom channels and yes, it’s pretty amazing. And I do agree that $1499 is a sweet deal especially since it’s fully compatible with both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X.

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