Bring home theater-worthy Dolby Atmos & DTS:X sound
Give your home entertainment system a cinematic upgrade with the STR-DH790 7.2ch AV receiver. Experience the same all-encompassing surround sound you get in movie theaters at home with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support. Plus, superior picture quality to match with 4K HDR pass-through.
Get lost in the action with Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos delivers breathtaking realism with 360 degree surround sound by accurately positioning sound from every angle in your environment - even from above. The result is rich audio that completely envelops you.
Lifelike sound whatever the setup with DTS:X
DTS:X decoding delivers multi-dimensional surround sound that adapts to your speaker configuration in real time. Sound is positioned precisely around and above you, thanks to object-based audio decoding.
Immersive 5.1.2ch sound from every angle
Put yourself at the heart of the action with an immersive 5.1.2 channel surround speaker system, delivering lifelike audio from every angle - even above.
Space-optimized 7.1ch cinematic sound
Get the real big screen experience with a fully-fledged 7.1 channel surround speaker system. The ideal way to close up any gaps in your sound space - even in bigger rooms.
All round virtual surround with S-Force PRO
Ideal for smaller rooms, S-Force PRO front surround delivers a virtual surround acoustic field using only two speakers.
Superior audio with Advanced D.C.A.C.
If you're working with different combinations of speakers, our seamless auto calibration technology will have them all delivering the same high-quality sound. Automatic Phase Matching aligns the phase characteristics of your speakers to the front left and right speaker channels, so that all channels work perfectly together delivering a more effective surround sound experience.
A clearer picture with High Dynamic Range
By supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR) signal pass-through, you can enjoy the incredible jump in contrast and brightness it brings - and the additional shadow detail and highlights further enhance picture detail and brings color to life. Latest HDR standards such as HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) and Dolby Vision are supported.
Consistently stunning 4K quality
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.
Smarter Bluetooth connectivity
Not only can you connect to the STR-DH790 through Bluetooth and play all your favorite tracks, but with Bluetooth Standby, you can turn your receiver on straight from your paired smartphone or tablet.
The sleek, understated control panel will blend seamlessly with any décor.
Just plug in and press play. With four HDMI inputs and one output, optical/coaxial digital and analog audio connections, you can connect your UHD Blu-ray Disc player, TV and games console easily.
Streamlined slim design
With a robust, space-saving design, the receiver can easily fit into your media unit. Plus, a rigid chassis reduces vibration to help maintain signal fidelity.
Powerful 3 DSPs
3 powerful digital signal processors support the latest sound formats like Dolby Atmos/DTS:X, ensuring the highest accuracy in signal decoding.
Power amplifier for minimal distortion
The power amplifier uses a glass-epoxy circuit board for reduced vibration and distortion, giving clear, high power from each of the discrete amplifiers.
Constructed for precision
A reinforced frame and beam chassis design reduces external speaker sound pressure for more focused, powerful sound.
Large capacity power transformer built for clarity
Care and attention to the highest quality audio starts with the power transformer.
A metal framework protects the circuits
The metal framework and heat sink bracket shield the circuits from sound pressure and radiation, for high-rigidity and clearer sound quality.
Expertly designed to prevent overheating
The heat sink's specially designed fins maximize air intake, keeping the amplifier circuit cool and protecting it against unwanted sound pressure.
Control made easy with a graphic user interface
It's easy to navigate your receiver's settings thanks to an intuitive home menu. Control what you watch, identify which devices are connected and choose how you want to listen with pre-set sound modes.
The Way The Artists Truly Intended
Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher than CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you.
Co-developed for High-Resolution Audio by Sony and Phillips, the companies behind original CD format, DSD offers a revolutionary way of capturing and playing back audio. Its sampling frequency is 64x that of CD.
Your favorite radio with an FM tuner
The STR-DH790 has an FM tuner with 30 digital preset radio stations, with auto tuning and direct tuning available.
- 7.2 Ch x 145W per channel (6ohms, 1kHz, 1ch THD 0.9%)
- Dolby Atmos and DTS:X object-based surround sound
- 4K HDR/Dolby Vision compatibility with HDCP 2.2 support
- HDMI 4-in/1-out with Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC)
- Built-in Bluetooth lets you wirelessly stream from other Bluetooth devices
- Advanced Auto Calibration technology (Adv. DCAC)
- S-FORCE PRO front surround sound
- NUMBER OF AMP. CHANNELS - 7
- NUMBER OF DECODABLE CHANNELS - 5.1.2ch
- POWER OUTPUT - 145 W (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 1ch THD 0.9%)
- SPEAKER IMPEDANCE - 6 - 16 ohms
- SOUND FIELD - 2ch Stereo, Direct, Multi Ch Stereo, Dolby Surround, Neural: X, Front Surround, Audio Enhancer, Headphone 2ch
- HDR (HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE) - Yes (HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision Compatible)
- AUDIO RETURN CHANNEL - Yes
- HDMI PASS THROUGH - Yes
- 3D OVER HDMI - Yes
- 4K 60P 4:4:4 SUPPORT - Yes
- A/V SYNC - Yes (Variable)
- BRAVIA SYNC (CEC CONTROL) - Yes
Auto Speaker Calibration
- CALIBRATION FEATURES - Advanced D.C.A.C., Automatic Phase Matching, Calibration Mic (Mono)
- FM/AM - Yes / No
- PRESET CHANNEL (FM/AM) - TTL30 (30/-)
- INPUT AND OUTPUT TERMINALS - Audio Input Opt (1), Audio Input Coax (1), Analog Audio Input (4), Pre Out Subwoofer (2), Headphone Output (1), USB (for power supply only)
- SPEAKER OUTPUT TERMINALS - Front A, Center, Surround, Surround Back, Height (Common with Surround Back), Front B (Common with Surround Back), Bi-AMP (Common with Surround Back)
Decoding Format for HDMI
- DECODING FORMAT FOR HDMI - DSD, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Dual Mono, DTS: X, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS HD High-Resolution Audio, DTS, DTS-ES (Matrix6.1/Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24
- NETWORK FEATURES - Bluetooth Receiver
- AUTO STANDBY - Yes
- GUI (GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE) - Yes
- POWER REQUIREMENT - AC 120 V 60 Hz
Size & Weight
- DIMENSIONS (W X H X D IN) - 17" x 5-1/4" x 11-3/4" (430 x 133 x 297 mm)
- WEIGHT (LB) - 16 lb 6 oz (7.4 kg)