If you are looking at investing in a new audio/video receiver, then the folks at Sony would like you to check out there latest offerings in their ‘Elevated Standard’ (ES) lineup. These systems are compatible with latest audio formats including Dolby Labs’ Dolby® Digital +/Dolby® TrueHD and dts® High Resolution Audio and dts® HD Master Audio.
The STR-DA5300ES, STR-DA4300ES and STR-DA3300ES 7.1 channel models offer iPod® intergration through the receiver’s Digital Media Port feature and optional iPod audio dock (TDM-iP1), sold separately.
Additionally, the Digital Media Port feature allows users to add other optional accessories such as a PC WiFi client for streaming digital music (TDM-NC1), a Bluetooth® receiver that allows users to connect to various compatible Bluetooth-enabled devices to the receivers (TDM-BT1), as well as the Network walkman
The STR-DA5300ES will be available in September for about $1,700, while the STR-DA4300ES ships in October for about $1,300. The STR-DA3300ES will be available in August for about $1,000
Source: Sony Press Release