Sony STR-DG820
Read our exclusive review of Sony's new STR-DG820, a £300 multichannel receiver capable of decoding high-definition audio

If you're a frequenter of, you'll know we've spent the past week bringing you the details on Sony's new range of receivers for 2008. One of them has been causing quite a stir, the STR-DG820, as it offers decoding of all the new high-definition audio formats for £300.

But technical specs are only half the story. Naturally, what you really want to know is how good it is. Now we could have published the review in the next issue of What Hi-Fi? Sound and Vision, but then you'd have had to wait.

So we promised you an exclusive online review, and here it is!