Sony HT-A9
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Sony HT-A9 Home Theatre System

A new frontier of surround sound

Feel sound from every direction and distance, even beyond the boundaries of your room. With Sony's unique 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology, the HT-A9 surround sound system immerses you, your family and friends in a multi-dimensional experience like never before.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

A new frontier of surround sound

Feel sound from every direction and distance, even beyond the boundaries of your room. With Sony's unique 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology, the HT-A9 surround sound system immerses you, your family and friends in a multi-dimensional experience like never before.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Watch Sony's 360 Spatial Sound Mapping video

Want to try Sony's 360 Spatial Sound Mapping video on your favourite devices? Just slip on your headphones and immerse yourself.

See what experts at Sony Pictures think

In this video, two sound professionals from Sony Pictures Post Production Services talk about their experience with the HT-A9 and how 360 Spatial Sound Mapping brings movies to life.

360 Spatial Sound experience, like you are in the scene

Surrounded on all sides by multiple phantom speakers within an optimised sound field, you’ll hear every flap of wing and gust of wind with incredible intensity. It’s like you and your living room are inside the movie.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Experience ultra wide 360 Spatial Sound

An ultra wide listening area fills every part of your living space so your family and friends get the same sound experience. The listening area is not limited to the front of the TV but encompasses a much wider space.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Connect wirelessly

Place the control box near the TV and link up via HDMI. The four speakers connect wirelessly to the control box so there’s no cables across your living space.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Sound Field Optimization

Activate Sound Field Optimization any time by performing Easy Setup from the home menu on the TV screen. The HT-A9 Home Theatre System intelligently measures the distance between speakers and ceiling for smart and easy set up.

Innovative speaker design

Sony speakers are designed with leading-edge technologies to deliver the supreme sound quality and wide directivity required for 360 Spatial Sound Mapping.

Technology inside

  1. Up-firing speaker (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)
  2. Soft Dome Type Tweeter
  3. Wide Directivity Woofer (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)
  4. Dual microphones
Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Up-firing speaker (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)

This X-Balanced Speaker Unit reflects sound off the ceiling for immersive overhead audio.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Wide Directivity Woofer (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)

Sony have reduced the cavity effect of this new wide directivity X-Balanced woofer by minimising the depth of its concave shape.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

X-Balanced Speaker Unit

The unique rectangular shape of these speakers maximises the diaphragm area for richer bass. It also reduces driver excursion while maintaining sound pressure, resulting in less distortion and greater vocal clarity.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

19mm Soft Dome Type Tweeter

This 19mm Soft Dome Type Tweeter works with the woofer to reproduce clear, natural sound at mid to high frequencies.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Bevelled baffle edges

The baffle has been designed with bevelled edges to reduce sound diffraction at the sides of the speaker.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Immerse yourself in supreme music quality

Enjoy music the way the artists truly intended with High-Resolution Audio for crystal clear precision. Or discover a new way of listening with 360 Reality Audio for a truly immersive live concert or studio session experience. With the HT-A9 Home Theatre System, your music comes to life like never before.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Real-time restoration of all your compressed files

Using Edge-AI (Artificial Intelligence), DSEE Extreme™ (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine) upscales compressed digital music files in real time. Dynamically recognising instrumentation, musical genres, and individual elements of each song, such as vocals or interludes, it restores the high-range sound lost in compression for a richer, more complete listening experience.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X
Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

A = Expanded audio dynamics (Strings and whisper-quiet subtleties)
B = Restored high frequencies (Acoustic and vocal instrument realism)

Movies and games feel so real

See vivid scenes full of real life colour and depth. All of the original picture quality is preserved when played through the HT-A9 Home Theatre System so you’ll be completely immersed in movies. Gaming is also much more thrilling and realistic as HT-A9 supports the latest formats.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Hear extra deep bass with an optional subwoofer

Adding an optional subwoofer to your system to handle low frequencies allows the system to reproduce sounds with greater impact and power than before. Two models are available, designed to bring out deeper bass, more voice clarity and extra fidelity in everything you listen to.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X
Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

SA-SW5

300W of deep, rich bass from a 180mm driver with passive radiator.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

SA-SW3

200W of sound from a compact bass reflex subwoofer with a 160mm driver.

Best with Sony TVs

Paired with BRAVIA™ TVs, the HT-A9 brings you the ultimate immersive audio-visual experience with Sony's best picture and sound quality. It’s the perfect surround sound system for BRAVIA TVs.

Even more immersion with Acoustic Center Sync

When connected with the supplied cable to a BRAVIA TVs, the TV speaker plays the centre channel role in your Home Theatre System and part of the 360 Spatial Sound Mapping setup. This enables sound to precisely match what's on the screen for a truly immersive experience.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Sound perfectly matches action

With Acoustic Center Sync, you'll hear dialogue from exactly where the character is standing in the scene. Action and sound are precisely aligned so your viewing becomes much more immersive.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Effortless control with BRAVIA TVs

Everything links up perfectly when connected to the new range of BRAVIA TVs. Control sound settings and volume using only the TV remote and easily check the status of the audio system while watching favourite programmes. With an integrated UI, Home Theatre System settings automatically appear on the BRAVIA TVs Quick Setting menu.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Enjoy music with the whole family

Easily access popular music services like Spotify and stream all your favourite albums and playlists with both Chromecast and Apple AirPlay 2. Call your family over and get the party going.

Everyone has the best seat in the house

With a super wide listening area, all the family can enjoy the full music streaming experience, even if they’re sitting out to the sides.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X
Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Bluetooth® connection

Stream music wirelessly from your smartphone, tablet or laptop with Bluetooth® technology.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Wi-Fi streaming

Connect to the internet with built-in Wi-Fi or LAN and stream music from devices on your home network.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Spotify Connect™

Play Spotify directly through your speaker using the Spotify Connect™ app on your device as a remote.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Chromecast built-in

Stream music, online radio and podcasts from your smartphone, tablet or laptop to your audio device. Just tap the Cast button.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Apple AirPlay 2

Share music and more from your favourite Apple devices to your soundbar. All with a tap.

Enjoy movies like never before with spatial sound

A clever algorithm adds overhead, all-encompassing sound to conventional surround soundtracks and even stereo audio, converting everything you listen to into immersive 360 Spatial Sound experiences. Just press the Immersive AE button on the remote to activate.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Voice control

The Home Theatre System is compatible with Google Assistant enabled devices with Chromecast built-in and Amazon Alexa enabled devices. Just add the HT-A9 to your speaker group using the Google Home app to start playing music, change the volume or many other functions using just your voice.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X
Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Omnidirectional Block Design

The HT-A9 is one of Sony's latest home sound systems, designed using the Omnidirectional Block concept. The cylindrical shape represents a single solid block providing 360 spatial sound. It fits perfectly against the wall with a flat rear surface. The light pearl grey colour blends well with walls, shelves and other interior elements.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Enjoy movies like never before with spatial sound

A clever algorithm adds overhead, all-encompassing sound to conventional surround soundtracks and even stereo audio, converting everything you listen to into immersive 360 Spatial Sound experiences. Just press the Immersive AE button on the remote to activate.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Make your whole living room an immersive family place

Ultra wide surround sound on the HT-A9 makes stay-at-home movie time with your family more thrilling and entertaining than ever.

Sony HT-A9 Soundbar | Dolby Atmos | DTS:X

Amplifier

AMPLIFIER TYPEDigital Amplifier, S-Master HX
AMPLIFIER CHANNELS12ch
POWER OUTPUT (TOTAL)504W

Interface

INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALSUSB typeA(FW Update only), Ethernet, S-Center Out
IEEE802.11 VERSIONIEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
BLUETOOTHRX(receiver)/TX(transmitter)
HDCP2.2Yes

HDMI

NUMBER OF INPUT/OUTPUT1 / 1 (eARC/ARC)
EARCYes
4K/60P/YUV4:4:4Yes
HDRYes
DOLBY VISION™ COMPATIBLEYes
HLG (HYBRID LOG GAMMA)Yes
BRAVIA SYNCYes
HDMI CECYes

Audio Formats

HDMI INPUTDolby Digital, Dolby Digital plus, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Dual mono, DTS, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS ES, DTS 96/24, DTS:X, LPCM
HDMI EARCDolby Digital, Dolby Digital plus, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Dual mono, DTS, DTS HD High Resolution Audio, DTS HD Master Audio, DTS ES, DTS 96/24, DTS:X, LPCM
BLUETOOTH(RECEIVER)AAC, SBC, LDAC
BLUETOOTH(TRANSMITTER)SBC, LDAC

Sound Function

SOUND MODEAuto Sound, Cinema, Music, Standard
SOUND EFFECTNight Mode, Voice Mode, Immersive Audio Enhancement
VIRTUAL SURROUND TECHNOLOGY360 Spatial Sound Mapping, Dolby Surround, Nural:X

Speaker Layout

SPEAKER STRUCTURE4.0.4ch

Network Funtion

NETWORK FUNCTIONChromecast built-in, Spotify Connect, Music Service Button, Google Home, Works with Google Assistant

Details

POWER CONSUMPTIONControl Box 15W / Speaker 22W
HT-A9 User Manual
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