9.2 channels for deeply immersive surround sound
Lose yourself in every soundtrack thanks to 9.2 channels of room-filling surround sound, with 130 W of power per channel. You can connect up to two active subwoofers for even bass distribution around the room. So whether you're watching movies, playing games or listening to your favourite songs, you'll enjoy a next-level entertainment experience.
7.1.4-channel surround immersion
Defy space restrictions and experience full 7-channel surround sound, including two overhead speakers.
Atmos treats sounds as separate objects, releasing them from typical channels to move freely around and even above you, for deeply immersive surround sound.
DTS:X can create an unlimited number of audio objects which adapt to your speakers in real time, to get the biggest impact out of every movie soundtrack.
Seamless auto calibration
DCAC EX uses a stereo mic to measure speaker positioning down to the nearest centimetre, before automatically adjusting frequencies, phase and delays for better sound positioning. It then tunes your speakers using a 31-band EQ, for a listening experience that's tailored to your room.
In-ceiling speaker mode
Easily configured during setup, In-ceiling mode relocates front speaker audio so dialogue sounds as if it's coming from the screen, instead of from above.
6 x HDMI inputs, 2 x HDMI outputs
Bring all your home cinema together. With 6 HDMI inputs you can connect an Internet TV box, Blu-ray Disc™ player and games console all at once, and still have room to expand.
Enjoy consistent 4K content
Maintain 4K quality from source to screen—the 4K pass-through feature allows data to pass through the receiver without compromising image quality, and is HDCP 2.2 compatible.
See more detail with 4K upscale
Video upscaling gives you higher quality and more visible detail, so you can see more detail in everything.
See clearly with HDR (High Dynamic Range)
By supporting HDR signal pass-through, you can enjoy the incredible jump in image contrast and brightness it brings — and the additional shadow detail and highlights further enhance picture detail and bring colours to life. Latest HDR standard such as HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) and Dolby Vision ™ are supported.
Connect multiple remotes
Discrete IR codes let you connect multiple third-party and independent remotes, for easy and versatile control.
Web browser configurable
View, program and edit your receiver settings from your computer, smartphone or tablet. Just enter the receiver's IP address into your browser.
Remote monitoring with ihiji
Make your installer more efficient with ihiji, a cloud-based service which monitors your receiver's power status, temperature and more.
Music Connect allows Z-series AV receivers to slave to the HAP-Z1ES Hi-Res Audio player and other networked music players. So you can combine the power of an ES-grade multichannel sound system with the flexibility of today's wireless multi-zone music systems.
8-Port Gigabit Ethernet switch
An 8-Port Ethernet switch lets you connect to computers, servers or media boxes. Two of the ports support Power over Ethernet.
Simple control with a Graphic User Interface
Easily set up your receiver and navigate settings from the home menu. Control what you watch, see which devices are connected and choose how you want to listen with pre-set sound modes.
For greater stability and output power a glass-epoxy circuit board is used. Unlike cheaper resin boards, internal vibrations are reduced for less distortion, just clear high power from each of the discrete amplifiers.
Frame and beam chassis
The STR-ZA series chassis uses a frame and beam design with all four corners embossed to better support the power transformer and heat sink. This minimizes external sound pressure so audio is more focused, responsive and powerful.
Class-leading high-purity pre-amplifier
The new pre-amp goes way beyond other receivers in this class for optimum High-Resolution Audio delivery. A single-point ground and independent power supply promotes purer sound with less interference.
Heat sink design
Newly designed fins maximize air intake, helping the amplifier circuit withstand high sound pressure and keep cool.
Large capacity power transformer
This transformer improves detail for more accurate acoustic bass and vocals, giving your audio a new sense of clarity and space.
High-quality speaker terminal
Specially designed for STR-ZA5000ES, the speaker terminal features gold plating for superior electrical performance and high-quality sound.
|Number of Amp. Channels||9ch|
|Digital Legato Linear||YES|
|Sound Field Program (2ch/Multi)?||YES|
|Sound Field Program (A.F.D)||YES|
|Sound Field Program (Movie)||YES|
|3D over HDMI||YES|
|Audio Return Channel||YES|
|BRAVIA SYNC?? (CEC Control)||Yes (One-Touch Play, System Audio Control, System Power Off)|
|HDMI Pass Through||YES|
|HDMI Pass Through||YES|
|4K Upscaling (Only from HDMI Input)?||Yes (2K 24p input only)|
|Assignable Component Video IN||2 (Assignable)|
|Assignable HDMI Video IN||HDMI (Front): 6(1)|
|Video Up Converter (Analogue Video Input to HDMI Output)?||YES|
|Auto Speaker Calibration|
|DCAC (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration)||Advanced D.C.A.C.|
|Preset Channel (Sirius/XM/FM/AM)||TTL60 (30/30)|
|Input and Output Terminals||HDMI Video In/Out (6/2);Component Video Input (2 Assignable);Composite Video Input (2);Composite Monitor Out (2);Component Monitor Out (2);Opt Audio Input (2);Coax. Audio Input (1);Analogue Audio Input (4);USB (1 for Setup)|
|DTS HD/DolbyTruHD/Dolby Digital+||YES/YES/YES|
|Dolby Digital EX||YES|
|Dolby Prologic II||YES|
|Dolby Prologic IIx||YES|
|Dolby Dual MoNO||YES|
|LPCM (2CH/5.1CH/7.1CH) through HDMI||YES|
|Music Decoding Format for Network Client||WAV|
|PC Connect Update (Ethernet)||8 ports HUB (2 ports for PoE)|
|Custom Install & Control Features|
|Zone2 Audio||Speaker (Variable) / Line (Variable, Fixed)|
|IR Repeat (In/Out)||Yes(1/2)|
|2nd Zone Audio||Line (Variable, Fixed)|
|RS-232C for control||YES|
|Eco and energy saving|
|Power Consumption (Standby Mode)||500 W|
|Power Consumption (Networked Standby Mode) ?? Terminals||0.3W|
|GUI (Graphical User Interface)||YES|
|Size & Weight|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||430 x 174 x 410 mm|