SONY 7.2 CHANNEL 8K A/V RECEIVER (STR-AZ1000ES)

$1,699.99 Exc TAX

ES Sound Quality
With 100 watts, the STR-AZ1000ES delivers cinematic sound with crystal-clear music reproduction, object-based surround sound, and support for Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and 360 Reality Audio.

Description

Renowned ES Quality
Redesigned with build quality in mind

Chassis and sub-chassis

Chassis and sub-chassis

With the addition of a sub-chassis structure on the rear of the front panel, the rigidity of the receiver is increased. This results in a further reduction of vibration and improved sound quality overall.

Power Supply Capacitors

Power Supply Capacitors

The newly designed power supply capacitors, developed by Sony, improve stability and achieve superior sound quality.

New Large-Capacity Power Transformer

New Large-Capacity Power Transformer

The redesigned power transformer also features a new core material and bobbin to lower distortion and improve sound quality.

Redeveloped digital section

Redeveloped digital section

The new digital section enables all signal processing to be performed on a single chip while also providing lower impedance, increased capacitance, and better stability.

New DAC enables 32-bit operations

New DAC enables 32-bit operations

Digital PCM signal input is processed at 32-bit and converted to analogue by the DAC, while DSD signal input during direct mode is natively input to the DAC and converted to an analog signal.

Improved analogue power for DAC

Improved analogue power for DAC

The DAC analogue power supply uses a low-noise power supply IC to ensure that hi-fidelity performance is achieved

Buffer amp for DAC

Buffer amp for DAC

New DAC analogue output filter circuit was designed utilizing a JFET and op-amp improvement in noise floor. The phase rotation was shifted to a higher frequency, expanding the bandwidth and improving sound clarity for wide-bandwidth sources like high-resolution audio.

Sony exclusive integrated circuit

Sony exclusive integrated circuit

A Sony-exclusive integrated circuit was developed to improve all amplification function on the STR-AZ1000ES.

Fine Sound Resistor

Fine Sound Resistor

The special resistance materials and structure, pure copper has been used in the electrodes to achieve high volumes of data with rich, vivid audio quality.

Redefined video tech to power your theatre

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8K and 4K/120 HDMI Connectivity

Enjoy the latest HDMI technology with support for 8K & 4K/120 video sources.1, 4 Equipped with two 8K HDMI inputs and two outputs the STR-AZ1000ES is capable of delivering the most stunning picture quality and amazing clarity.

HDMI 2.1

HDMI 2.1

While enabling higher-quality video output and reduced latency from input devices like game consoles, HDMI 2.1 also provides support for Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), Variable Refresh Rate (VRR).

Supports Dolby Vision, HDR10, and Hybrid Log Gamma, and IMAX Enhanced

Supports Dolby Vision, HDR10, and Hybrid Log Gamma, and IMAX Enhanced

Enjoy dynamic, realistic picture quality with support for the leading HDR formats, including Dolby Vision, HDR10, Hybrid Log Gamma, and IMAX Enhanced.

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6 HDMI Inputs/2 Outputs

The STR-AZ1000ES has six HDMI inputs with two inputs supporting full 8K & 4K/120 video sources, and two HDMI outputs that also support full 8K & 4K/120 video sources.

Elevated sound quality and powerful amplification that meets ES standards

With 100 watts, the STR-AZ1000ES delivers cinema-like surround sound and crystal-clear music reproduction with powerful amplification.

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Awe inspiring sound for all your entertainment

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Support for the most-advanced object-based audio formats

With support for Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Speaker Virtualization, DTS:X®, and DTS Virtual: X the STR-AZ1000ES delivers a truly elevated object-based surround-sound experience.

360 Spatial Sound Mapping

360 Spatial Sound Mapping

Experience true immersion. Sony’s exclusive 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology reproduces a physical sound field that can adapt to your environment and create an experience that feels like a movie theatre or concert hall.

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Digital Cinema Auto Calibration IX

A new technology developed by Sony, Digital Cinema Auto Calibration IX precisely corrects the distance, angle, sound pressure, and frequency response of each speaker that’s connected to the STR-AZ1000ES to create the ideal sound field for any home theatre setup.

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Hi-Res Audio and 360 Reality Audio

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 STR-AZ1000ES, your music comes to life like never before.

Acoustic Centre Sync

Acoustic Centre Sync

Acoustic Centre Sync matches the audio to your compatible BRAVIA TV.

Centre Speaker Lift

Centre Speaker Lift

Centre Speaker Lift Up raises the sound from the centre speaker to match what’s on the TV.

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Go Wireless

Sony’s SA-RS3S & SA-RS5 wireless rear speakers and SA-SW3 & SA-SW5 wireless subwoofers (Sold sep.) are compatible with the STR-AZ1000ES. Two subwoofers of the same model may be connected simultaneously to the receiver.

Easy Listening

Listen to all your favourite tracks. The STR-AZ1000ES supports audio streaming via Bluetooth®, Wi-Fi, Chromecast built-in, Spotify Connect, and Apple AirPlay®.

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DSEE Ultimate

Using AI-based technology, DSEE Ultimate accurately upscales audio to near-high-resolution sound quality, simulating a recording studio or concert environment.

Built for custom install

Support for Integration

With support for leading control and remote monitoring systems Control4, Savant, Crestron, and OvrC, the STR-AZ1000ES is built for integration.

Zone 2 and Zone 3

Flexible multi-zone distribution capability.

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