Article ID : 00269152 / Last Modified : 10/26/2021

Enjoy realistic 3D surround sound with your neckband speaker or compatible headphones from your XR series TV

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    By connecting the SRS-NS7 wireless neckband speaker and WLA-NS7 wireless transmitter to a BRAVIA™ XR series TV and adjusting certain settings, you can enjoy realistic 3D surround sound with your neckband speaker. The WLA-NS7 wireless transmitter is also sold separately, so that you can enjoy 3D surround using compatible headphones.

    In addition, you can use the 360 Spatial Sound Personalizer app to estimate the shape of your ear to achieve more immersive and optimized 3D surround effects.

    Note: To enjoy this feature, make sure your TV software is updated to the latest version. Downloads are posted on your model support page.

    1. Connect the TV and transmitter

    Connect the transmitter to your TV. For details, refer to the instruction manual supplied with the wireless neckband speaker (SRS-NS7) or the wireless transmitter (WLA-NS7).

    Note: The optical digital output and USB terminals are located on the back or side of your TV. Check the Setup Guide supplied with your TV for specific locations of each terminal. Manuals are posted on your model support page.

    The transmitter has a digital in and DC in connection. This connects to the TV optical and USB jacks

    2. Set up 3D surround settings on your TV

    • Standard 3D surround settings:

    • More immersive 3D surround settings:

    • Set your 3D surround settings later:

    After the initial setup is complete, you can enjoy the 3D surround sound using your neckband speaker or headphones.


    • To stop 3D surround, turn off the neckband speaker or headphones, or on the TV remote control, press the Quick Settings button and then turn 3D surround off.
    • To restart 3D surround, on the TV remote control press the Quick Settings button and then turn 3D surround on.


    • No sound is output from the TV when enjoying the 3D surround. The volume control button on the TV remote control is disabled. Adjust the volume with the neckband speaker or headphones.

      Note: Depending on the headphone model, it may be necessary to adjust the volume using the Sony | Headphones Connect app. For details, check your headphones instruction manual.

    • You won't be able to enjoy 3D surround if the neckband speaker or headphones is directly connected to the TV via Bluetooth.