360 Spatial Sound Mapping Dolby Atmos®/DTS:X® Home Theatre System | HT-A9
Our revolutionary 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology creates up to 12 phantom speakers from just four real speakers. Here’s how.
Want to try our 360 Spatial Sound Mapping video on your favourite devices? Just slip on your headphones and immerse yourself.
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.
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.
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 12 phantom speakers and completely encircle your room in immersive spatial sound.
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 Theatre 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.
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.
Using Edge-AI (Artificial Intelligence), DSEE Extreme™ (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine) upscales compressed digital music files in real time. Dynamically recognizing 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.
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.
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.
300 W of deep, rich bass from a 180 mm driver with passive radiator.
200 W of sound from a compact bass reflex subwoofer with a 160 mm driver.
Paired with BRAVIA™ TVs, the HT-A9 brings you the ultimate immersive audiovisual experience with our best picture and sound quality. It’s the perfect surround-sound system for BRAVIA TVs.
When connected with the supplied cable to a BRAVIA TV, 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.
With Acoustic Centre 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 TVs. Control sound settings and volume using only the TV remote and easily check the status of the audio system while watching your favourite programmes. With an integrated UI, Home Theatre System settings automatically appear on the BRAVIA TV’s Quick Setting menu.
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.
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.
Stream music wirelessly from your smartphone, tablet or laptop with Bluetooth® technology.
Connect to the Internet with built-in Wi-Fi or LAN and stream music from devices on your home network.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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