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Immerse yourself in a multi-dimensional audio experience with the HT-A9 Home Theater System. Unique 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology calibrates sound to your room for an environment that seems to expand beyond the walls.
Our revolutionary 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology creates up to twelve phantom speakers from just four real speakers. Here's how.
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.
Surrounded on all sides by multiple phantom speakers within an optimized 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.
Reduce clutter and enjoy a simple setup without a need for extra cables. HT-A9’s speakers wirelessly connect to the control box, allowing you to place them anywhere in the room. Sound Field Optimization allows you to have the speakers at different heights and distances and will measure the position of each speaker to create the best sound for your room.
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.
Activate Sound Field Optimization any time by performing Easy Setup from the home menu on the TV screen. The HT-A9 Home Theater System intelligently measures the distance between speakers and ceiling for smart and easy set up.
Our speakers are designed with leading-edge technologies to deliver the supreme sound quality and wide directivity required for 360 Spatial Sound Mapping.
The unique rectangular shape of these speakers maximizes the diaphragm area for richer bass. It also reduces driver excursion while maintaining sound pressure, resulting in less distortion and greater vocal clarity.
Support for 8K, 4K/120 passthrough, and Dolby Vision brings vivid visuals and quality sound to shows, movies, and fast paced video game play.
Enjoy immersive gaming and movie watching with optimized picture settings by Auto HDR Tone Mapping and Auto Genre Picture Mode when connecting BRAVIA XRTM TVs and PlayStaion®5 through this product with firmware update released Spring 2022.
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 Theater System, your music comes to life like never before.
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.
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.
Paired with BRAVIATM TVs, the HT-A9 brings you an immersive audio-visual experience with our best picture and sound quality. It’s the perfect soundbar for BRAVIA.
When connected with the supplied cable to a BRAVIA TVs, the TV speaker plays the center channel role in your Home Theater System and part of the 360 Spatial Sound Mapping setup.4 This enables sound to precisely match what's on the screen for a truly immersive experience.
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.
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 favorite programs. With an integrated UI, Home Theater System settings automatically appear on the BRAVIA TVs Quick Setting menu.
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 color blends well with walls, shelves and other interior elements.
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.
Want to try out our 360 Spatial Sound Mapping video on your favorite devices? Just slip on your headphones and watch this video to experience immersive sound.
Connect to your home’s other devices with Google Assistant5 or Amazon Alexa
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.
It’s never been easier to listen to your favorite tracks. HT-A9 supports audio streaming via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Chromecast built-in, Spotify Connect, and Apple AirPlay 2.
|Amplifier Type||Digital Amplifier, S-Master HX|
|Power Output (Total)||504W|
|Input and Output Terminals||USB typeA(FW Update only), Ethernet, S-Center Out|
|IEEE802.11 version||IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Number of Input/Output||1 / 1 (eARC/ARC)|
|Dolby Vision™ Compatible||Yes|
|HLG (hybrid log gamma)||Yes|
|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|
|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|
|Network Function||Chromecast built-in, Spotify Connect, Music Service Button, Google Home, Works with Google Assistant|
|Power Consumption||Control Box 15W / Speaker 22W|
|Features for PlayStation®5||AUTO TONE HDR MAPPING compatible (Pass-through) AUTO GENRE PICTURE MODE compatible (Pass-through) Requires firmware update released Spring 2022|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 Year Limited|
|Color Finish Name||Gray|