Hear sound from all directions with max 7.1.2 surround sound
Vertical Surround Engine, our latest surround technology lets you enjoy the thrill of the latest cinema audio formats like Dolby® Atmos and DTS:X in a single slim unit. No matter what type of room you’re in, its three front speakers reproduce “vertical,” creating virtual surround sound that seems to come from all around you.
Everything upscaled close to 7.1.2ch
Now you can enjoy everything you watch in maximum 7.1.2ch sound. Our advanced digital signal processing converts any audio to immersive surround with just the click of a button on the remote.
The perfect setting for every sound
Select a sound mode best suited to the entertainment with a direct key on your remote control. Go deeper into the movies with Cinema mode, and experience more action from your game play thanks to Game mode created by PlayStation® developers. Sport mode fine tunes ambient crowd noise so you can feel the pitch-side action, while Music mode lets you and hear the detail in every song. News mode is designed for clear dialogue.
Bring your equipment together
Connect via HDMI, LAN Connection, USB and more to enjoy music and movies from different sources.
Enjoy all your movies in 4K HDR quality
With the latest 4K HDR 18 Gbps pass through and HDCP 2.2, the HT-Z9F is made for the latest home cinema formats including HDR10, Dolby® Vision and Hybrid-Log Gamma.
The Way The Artists Truly Intended
Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher than CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you.
Built in Wi-Fi
Wirelessly connect to online music streaming with built-in Wi-Fi®.
Stream music wirelessly with Bluetooth® technology.
Enhance the detail with DSEE HX™
DSEE HX™ upscales your existing music to near high-resolution sound quality.
Chromecast built-in for smartphone streaming
Stream music, online radio and podcasts from your smartphone, tablet or laptop to your audio device. Just tap the Cast button.
Stream music throughout the house
Use the Sony | Music Centre App (previously called SongPal) to group selected Sony soundbars and speakers together, then stream music in multiple rooms.
Connect to rear speakers
Extend your surround sound setup with wireless rear speakers.
Experience sound from above
Thanks to Sony’s virtual-surround technology, the soundbar can position sound in vertical space—so you can experience 3D audio without the need for in-ceiling or up-firing speakers. As well as Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, Vertical Surround Engine lends a more realistic, multidimensional sound to other formats too.
Surround made simple
Using front speakers only, Sony’s unique digital-sound-field-processing technology virtually reproduces the surround-sound field, with audio coming at you from both sides. There’s no need to add rear speakers, meaning you can enjoy rich, cinematic surround sound without cluttering your living space.
|USB||DSD(.dsf / .diff), Wav, Flac, Alac (.m4a only), AIFF, HE AAC, AAC, mp3, Monkey Audio, WMA, Ogg Vorbis|
|Optical Input||Dolby Digital, Dolby Dual mono, DTS, LPCM 2ch|
|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 (2ch / 5.1ch / 7.1ch), DSD (2ch / 5.1ch),|
|HLG (hybrid log gamma)||Yes|
|Number of Input/Output||2 / 1 (ARC)|
|Bluetooth version||version 4.2|
|Bluetooth||RX (Receiver) / TX (Transmitter)|
|IEEE802.11 version||11a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz/5 GHz)|
|Input and Output Terminals||HDMI (ARC), Optical-audio input, Analog in (stereo mini), USB type A, Ethernet|
|Subwoofer Type||Wireless Subwoofer|
|Power Output (Total)||400W|
|Amplifier type||S-Master HX|
|Size & Weight|
|Subwoofer Weight (kg)||8.1 kg 17 55/64 lb.|
|Main Unit Weight||3.1 kg 6 53/64 lb.|
|Subwoofer Size (W x H x D) (mm)||190 x 382 x 386 mm (7 1/2 in × 15 1/8 in × 15 1/4 in)|
|Main Unit Size||1000 x 64 x 99 mm 39 3/8 in × 2 5/8 in × 4 in|
|Virtual Surround Technology||S-Force PRO / Vertical Surround Engine|
|Sound Effect||Night Mode,Voice Mode|
|Bluetooth (Transmitter)||SBC, LDAC|
|Sound Mode||Auto Sound, Cinema, Music, Game Studio, News, Sports, Standard|
|Bluetooth Receiver||SBC, AAC, LDAC|
|Wall-mountable||Yes (with supplied bracket)|
|Power consumption (on Remote Start mode)||BAR 0.5 W/SW 0.5 W (Network/Bluetooth standby off)|
|Power Consumption||BAR 52 W / Subwoofer 20 W|
|Wireless Multi-room||Yes (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.)|
|TV Wireless connection||Yes (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.)|
|Wireless Surround (with optional wireless speakers)||Yes|
|Network Function||Chromecast built-in (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.), Works with Google Assistant (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.), Spotify Connect (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.), DLNA (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.)|