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360 Spatial Sound Mapping Dolby Atmos®/DTS:X® Home Theater System | HT-A9

Model: HT-A9
RM 7,299.00
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  • Overview
    Hear sound beyond boundaries. With our unique 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology, the HT-A9 immerses you, your family and friends in a multi-dimensional experience that takes movies and music to a whole new level.
  • Highlight

    360 Spatial Sound Mapping for a whole new surround experience

    Flexible layout with wireless connectivity

    Sound Field Optimization for easy set up

    Immersive Audio Enhancement converts regular audio to Spatial Sound

    Multiple phantom speakers for immersive movies and music

    Power Output (Total)

    504W

    Amplifier Channels

    12ch

    Input and Output Terminals

    USB typeA(FW Update only), Ethernet, S-Center Out

  • Specifications

    Amplifier

    Amplifier Type

    Digital Amplifier, S-Master HX

    Amplifier Channels

    12ch

    Power Output (Total)

    504W

    Interface

    Input and Output Terminals

    USB typeA(FW Update only), Ethernet, S-Center Out

    IEEE802.11 version

    IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

    Bluetooth

    RX(receiver)/TX(transmitter)

    HDCP2.2

    Yes

    HDMI

    Number of Input/Output

    1 / 1 (eARC/ARC)

    eARC

    Yes

    4K/60p/YUV4:4:4

    Yes

    HDR

    Yes

    Dolby Vision™ Compatible

    Yes

    HLG (hybrid log gamma)

    Yes

    BRAVIA Sync

    Yes

    HDMI CEC

    Yes

    Audio Formats

    HDMI input

    Dolby 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 eARC

    Dolby 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 Mode

    Auto Sound, Cinema, Music

    Sound Effect

    Night Mode, Voice Mode, Immersive Audio Enhancement

    Virtual Surround Technology

    360 Spatial Sound Mapping, Dolby Surround, Nural:X

    Speaker Layout

    Speaker Structure

    4.0.4ch

    Network Function

    Network Function

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

    Details

    Power Consumption

    Control Box 15W / Speaker 22W

  • Features
    360 Spatial Sound that adapts to your environment

    360 Spatial Sound that adapts to your environment

    Our revolutionary 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology creates up to twelve phantom speakers from just four real speakers. 

    360 Spatial Sound experience, like you are in the scene

    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.

    Experience ultra wide 360 Spatial Sound

    Experience ultra wide 360 Spatial Sound

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

    Versatile layout for any kind of living room

    Versatile layout for any kind of living room

    No need to rearrange your furniture or precisely position your speakers. The HT-A9 uses dual microphones in each speaker to ingeniously measure their relative height and position, allowing the system to generate twelve phantom speakers and completely encircle your room in immersive spatial sound.

    Connect wirelessly

    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.

    Sound Field Optimization

    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

    Innovative speaker design

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

    Up-firing speaker (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)

    Up-firing speaker (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)

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

    Wide Directivity Woofer (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)

    Wide Directivity Woofer (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)

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

    X-Balanced Speaker Unit

    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. 

    19mm Soft Dome Type Tweeter

    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.

    Bevelled baffle edges

    Bevelled baffle edges

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

    Immerse yourself in supreme music quality

    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.

    Real-time restoration of all your compressed files

    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.

    Movies and games feel so real

    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.

    Hear extra deep bass with an optional subwoofer 

    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. 

    SA-SW5 optional subwoofer

    SA-SW5 optional subwoofer

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

    SA-SW3 optional subwoofer

    SA-SW3 optional subwoofer

    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 our best picture and sound quality. It’s the perfect surround sound system for BRAVIA. 

    Even more immersion with Acoustic Center Sync

    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.

    Sound perfectly matches action

    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.

    Effortless control with BRAVIA TVs

    Effortless control with BRAVIA TVs

    Everything links up perfectly when connected to the new range of BRAVIA XR™ 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.

    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

    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.

    Bluetooth® connection

    Bluetooth® connection

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

    Wi-Fi streaming

    Wi-Fi streaming

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

    Spotify Connect™

    Spotify Connect™

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

    Chromecast built-in

    Chromecast built-in

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

    Apple AirPlay 2

    Apple AirPlay 2

    Share music from your favourite Apple devices to your Home Theatre System. All with a tap.

    Enjoy movies like never before with spatial sound 

    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.

    Voice control

    Voice control

    Just add the HT-A9 to your speaker group using the Google Home app and all you have to do is talk to your smart speaker to start the HT-A9 playing music, change the volume or control many other functions.

    Omnidirectional Block Design

    Omnidirectional Block Design

    The HT-A9 is one of our 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.

    Set up in seconds 

    Set up in seconds 

    The HT-A9 is almost ready to go straight out of the box. Simply plug it in, connect to your TV using HDMI and power on. With LAN, HDMI IN and HDMI OUT (eARC), you’re all set to enjoy a new spatial surround sound experience.

    Make your whole living room an immersive family place

    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.

  • Support
  • Overview
    • Overview
      Hear sound beyond boundaries. With our unique 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology, the HT-A9 immerses you, your family and friends in a multi-dimensional experience that takes movies and music to a whole new level.
  • highlight
    • Highlight

      360 Spatial Sound Mapping for a whole new surround experience

      Flexible layout with wireless connectivity

      Sound Field Optimization for easy set up

      Immersive Audio Enhancement converts regular audio to Spatial Sound

      Multiple phantom speakers for immersive movies and music

      Power Output (Total)

      504W

      Amplifier Channels

      12ch

      Input and Output Terminals

      USB typeA(FW Update only), Ethernet, S-Center Out

  • specifications
    • Specifications

      Amplifier

      Amplifier Type

      Digital Amplifier, S-Master HX

      Amplifier Channels

      12ch

      Power Output (Total)

      504W

      Interface

      Input and Output Terminals

      USB typeA(FW Update only), Ethernet, S-Center Out

      IEEE802.11 version

      IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

      Bluetooth

      RX(receiver)/TX(transmitter)

      HDCP2.2

      Yes

      HDMI

      Number of Input/Output

      1 / 1 (eARC/ARC)

      eARC

      Yes

      4K/60p/YUV4:4:4

      Yes

      HDR

      Yes

      Dolby Vision™ Compatible

      Yes

      HLG (hybrid log gamma)

      Yes

      BRAVIA Sync

      Yes

      HDMI CEC

      Yes

      Audio Formats

      HDMI input

      Dolby 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 eARC

      Dolby 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 Mode

      Auto Sound, Cinema, Music

      Sound Effect

      Night Mode, Voice Mode, Immersive Audio Enhancement

      Virtual Surround Technology

      360 Spatial Sound Mapping, Dolby Surround, Nural:X

      Speaker Layout

      Speaker Structure

      4.0.4ch

      Network Function

      Network Function

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

      Details

      Power Consumption

      Control Box 15W / Speaker 22W

  • features
    • Features
      360 Spatial Sound that adapts to your environment

      360 Spatial Sound that adapts to your environment

      Our revolutionary 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology creates up to twelve phantom speakers from just four real speakers. 

      360 Spatial Sound experience, like you are in the scene

      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.

      Experience ultra wide 360 Spatial Sound

      Experience ultra wide 360 Spatial Sound

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

      Versatile layout for any kind of living room

      Versatile layout for any kind of living room

      No need to rearrange your furniture or precisely position your speakers. The HT-A9 uses dual microphones in each speaker to ingeniously measure their relative height and position, allowing the system to generate twelve phantom speakers and completely encircle your room in immersive spatial sound.

      Connect wirelessly

      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.

      Sound Field Optimization

      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

      Innovative speaker design

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

      Up-firing speaker (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)

      Up-firing speaker (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)

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

      Wide Directivity Woofer (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)

      Wide Directivity Woofer (X-Balanced Speaker Unit)

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

      X-Balanced Speaker Unit

      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. 

      19mm Soft Dome Type Tweeter

      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.

      Bevelled baffle edges

      Bevelled baffle edges

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

      Immerse yourself in supreme music quality

      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.

      Real-time restoration of all your compressed files

      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.

      Movies and games feel so real

      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.

      Hear extra deep bass with an optional subwoofer 

      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. 

      SA-SW5 optional subwoofer

      SA-SW5 optional subwoofer

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

      SA-SW3 optional subwoofer

      SA-SW3 optional subwoofer

      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 our best picture and sound quality. It’s the perfect surround sound system for BRAVIA. 

      Even more immersion with Acoustic Center Sync

      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.

      Sound perfectly matches action

      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.

      Effortless control with BRAVIA TVs

      Effortless control with BRAVIA TVs

      Everything links up perfectly when connected to the new range of BRAVIA XR™ 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.

      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

      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.

      Bluetooth® connection

      Bluetooth® connection

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

      Wi-Fi streaming

      Wi-Fi streaming

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

      Spotify Connect™

      Spotify Connect™

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

      Chromecast built-in

      Chromecast built-in

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

      Apple AirPlay 2

      Apple AirPlay 2

      Share music from your favourite Apple devices to your Home Theatre System. All with a tap.

      Enjoy movies like never before with spatial sound 

      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.

      Voice control

      Voice control

      Just add the HT-A9 to your speaker group using the Google Home app and all you have to do is talk to your smart speaker to start the HT-A9 playing music, change the volume or control many other functions.

      Omnidirectional Block Design

      Omnidirectional Block Design

      The HT-A9 is one of our 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.

      Set up in seconds 

      Set up in seconds 

      The HT-A9 is almost ready to go straight out of the box. Simply plug it in, connect to your TV using HDMI and power on. With LAN, HDMI IN and HDMI OUT (eARC), you’re all set to enjoy a new spatial surround sound experience.

      Make your whole living room an immersive family place

      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.

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