Not my opinion...
Here are some specs..
80 watts per channel x5 8 ohms 20 - 20,000 Hz, 0.05% THD
Equal power to all five channels -- Left, Right, Center, Left-Rear and Right-Rear -- important for theater-quality Dolby Digital and Dolby Pro Logic Surround Sound
24 bit Dolby Digital, DTS and Dolby Prologic decoding
32 bit DSP engine supports Digital Cinema Sound Processing
5.1 channel input for future surround formats
Preamp outputs for front, rear, center, and subwoofer
2-way pre-programmed LCD Remote Control pre-programmed to operate many brands of A/V equipment
4/8 ohm switching
4 optical digital inputs
1 optical digital output
1 coaxial digital input
5 analog audio inputs/ 2 outputs
5 video inputs/ 3 outputs all with S-Video
Built-in Dolby® Digital (AC-3®) decoder enables digital sound that is far more dynamic, spacious and realistic; generates digital multi-sound which separate discrete Left, Right, Center, Left Surround, Right Surround and (LFE) Subwoofer channels. Includes digital inputs for DVD, DTV and other products
DTS® Digital Theater Sound processing
Digital Signal Processing (DSP) with 29 preset acoustic environments to reproduce music in the appropriate setting
Digital Cinema Sound system -- a Sony exclusive that recreates the precise acoustics of three movie production dubbing stages at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California; you'll hear movies the way the producers and directors heard them
Digital Cinema Sound Virtual 3D, Virtual Multi-Dimension and Studio Mix Modes overcomes limitations in rear speaker placement
Dolby Pro Logic® Surround Sound brings home all the excitement and emotional impact of movie sound tracks; decodes and amplifies all the surround channels already encoded in most movie videocassettes and Laserdiscs, many TV dramas and sports broadcasts
Dual Monitor outputs for video monitoring
Discrete output transistors amplifier refinement that offers high speed, high current capacity and low distortion
Two AC outlets
Speaker binding posts for secure, high-quality connection to high-tech speaker cables
Five year "limited" warranty
110 Watts x 5, 20-20,000Hz, 8 ohms, 0.05% THD (in surround mode)
110 Watts x 2, 20-20,000Hz, 8 ohms, 0.05% THD (in stereo mode)
24 Bit + Dual 32 Bit Digital Signal Processing
Virtual Matrix 6.1 Mode
Digital Cinema Sound - Cinema Studio EX A/B/C Modes
Concert Hall Modeling for Enhanced Music Reproduction
Multi-Room/Multi-Source Audio Output
Analog Direct Switch for complete DSP bypass and pure stereo signal
5.1 Multi-Channel Inputs: 1 Set Multi-Room/Multi-Source.
On Screen Display: On Screen Graphical Display for simple setup and simplified daily use.
Remote Control: 2-Way LCD Remote Control with Learning and Macro Capability
Rear Audio/Video Outputs.
Rear S-Video Input: 4
Rear S-Video Output.
Rear Audio/Video Inputs.
Front Audio/Video Inputs.
Front S-Video Input: 1
Headphone Jack: 1 Digital Inputs (Coax).
Digital Inputs (Optical). Surround Power Rating: 110 Watts x 5
Stereo Power Rating: 110 Watts x 2 A/B Speaker Switching.
Tuner: AM/FM Analog Audio Inputs.
ES 5-Year Limited Warranty
Dimensions (WxHxD): 17 x 6-7/8 x 16 inches
Weight: 35 lbs. 3oz (approx. unpacked
I will look for more
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http://www.audioreview.com/reviews/AVReceiver/product_67156.shtml - STR-V333ES
http://www.audioreview.com/reviews/AVReceiver/product_6492.shtml - STR-DA333ES