The Heart of Your System
Bring the excitement home with 5.2 channels 725 watts and iPhone and iPod connectivity. It also handles all of your components with 4 HD inputs and 4K resolution passthrough. Now all of your music and movies will get the multi-layered sound quality they deserve with HD Digital Cinema Sound and auto calibration for easy set-up.
- 5.2 Ch. 725W A/V Receiver (145 W x 7 @ 6 ohms 1 kHz THD 0.9%)
- Enhanced use via On Screen Display and streamlined remote
- Supports high-res file playback via USB
- Flexible HDMI connectivity with 4 inputs and 1 output
- Pure Direct mode minimizes audio noise in the signal path
- Enjoy smartphone content via MHL connectivity (x1)
- Supports 4K pass-through
- Standby A/V pass-through for connected HDMI devices
- HDMI Audio Return Channel for playback of TV audio
- Front USB for iPod/iPhone playback and charging
- HD Digital Cinema Sound
- Experience memorable performances with Sony's Sound Field Technology
- Digital Cinema Audio Calibration for quick setup
- Dolby TrueHD Prologic Prologic II and DTS HD Enhanced Audio Codecs
- BRAVIA Sync for multi-device control w/ one remote
- Supports 3D passthrough
- Supports 24p True Cinema™ pass-through
5.2 Ch. of Surround Sound
145W per channel the STR-DH550 delivers impressive multi-channel sound performance. (145W x 7 @ 6 ohms 1 kHz 0.9% THD).
On-Screen User Interface
Easily set-up and control the A/V receiver via the on-screen graphical user interface. Change inputs adjust settings and confirm volume levels on-screen.
High Resolution Audio Playback
Enjoy High Resolution file playback (up to 48k/16-bit PCM) when using the convenient USB connector. Simply plug-in the compatible device to the receiver and enjoy.
Easily connect and charge compatible portable devices including: Android smartphones iPod/iPhones digital music players and even USB thumb drives or hard drives.
4 High-Definition Inputs
Enjoy versatile high definition audio/video connectivity with four HDMI inputs (up to 4K capable) that allow you to connect a Sony PlayStation entertainment system Blu-ray Disc player or any other HDMI capable devices.
Pure Direct mode preserves signal clarity and detail by switching off unnecessary signal processing circuitry to provide the cleanest possible signal path with minimized electronic interference.
Smartphone Connectivity via MHL
Plug-in your smartphone using a MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) certified HDMI cable and let your favorite personal video clips music and more loose on the big screen complete with big sound. MHL also supports the charging of connected devices.
4K Video Passthrough
The STR-DH550 allows native 4K video content passthrough to 4K capable televisions and projectors.
Standby Audio/Video Signal Passthrough
Enjoy convenient access to all connected HDMI devices without having to power on the receiver.
HDMI™ Audio Return Channel Support
Eliminate any unnecessary cables. With HDMI ARC functionality TV audio can be transmitted back to your receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio and video to your TV.
Compatible with Blu-ray 3D™ movies video games and other 3D content.
24p True Cinema Passthrough
Watch Blu-ray Disc movies in their native frame rate (24 frames per second) when paired with a 24p compatible HDTV and playback device like a Blu-ray Disc Player or PlayStation gaming console via HDMI cable.
HD Digital Cinema Sound with Front-High Speakers
Optimize receiver settings to mimic movie theater sound characteristics. Front Height mode enables vocal height and 3D effects for improved effects positioning and added depth. Imagine as a helicopter descends from above and lands right in front of you – you’ll hear the change in height as the effect unfolds on-screen.
Sony Sound Field Technology
Experience the emotion of a live performance in your very own home when you embrace legendary Sony engineering expertise.
Digital Cinema Auto Calibration - Quick Speaker Setup
Quickly and easily maximize your in-home theater experience via the Digital Cinema Auto Calibration feature. During setup place the included microphone where you will be seated and wait as the settings are automatically optimized.
BRAVIA Sync Capable (HDMI CEC)
Conveniently operate and control select Sony BRAVIA Sync devices with one remote including: Sony Blu-ray Disc Players BRAVIA HDTVs Sony home theater products.