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Sony 7.2-Channel Premium ES 8K A/V Receiver STR-AZ1000ES

SonySKU: STRAZ1000ES
Sony Premium ES 7.2 CH 8K A/V Receiver features 8K & 4K/120 HDMI Connectivity with HDMI 2.1 support (6-in/2-out) and... Sony Premium ES 7.2 CH 8K A/V Receiver features 8K & 4K/120 HDMI Connectivity with HDMI 2.1 support (6-in/2-out) and Supports Dolby Atmos® & DTS:X® object-based sound decoding. View more

Price:
Sale price$1,699.99
Features
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.
Chassis and sub-chassis
Power Supply Capacitors
The newly designed power supply capacitors, developed by Sony, improve stability and achieve superior sound quality.
Power Supply Capacitors
Large Capacity Power Transformer
The redesigned power transformer also features a new core material and bobbin to lower distortion and improve sound quality.
Large Capacity Power Transformer
Redeveloped digital section
The digital section enables all signal processing to be performed on a single chip while also providing lower impedance, increased capacitance, and better stability.
Redeveloped digital section
DAC enables 32-bit operations
Digital PCM signal input is processed at 32-bit and converted to analog by the DAC, while DSD signal input during direct mode is natively input to the DAC and converted to an analog signal.
DAC enables 32-bit operations
Improved analog power for DAC
The DAC analog power supply uses a low- noise power supply IC to ensure that hi-fidelity performance is achieved
Buffer amp for DAC
DAC analog 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.
Buffer amp for DAC
Sony exclusive integrated circuit
A Sony-exclusive integrated circuit was developed to improve all amplification function on this model.
Sony exclusive integrated circuit
Fine sound resistor
The high-quality surface-mounted resistor uses pure copper electrodes to attain high volume data conductivity for rich, vivid audio quality and is designed to address the limited space of high-density circuitry.
Fine sound resistor
STR-AZ1000ES 8K & 4K/120 HDMI Connectivity
Enjoy the latest HDMI technology with support for 8K & 4K/120 video sources. Equipped with two 8K HDMI inputs and two outputs the STR-AZ1000ES is capable of delivering the most stunning picture quality and amazing clarity.
STR-AZ1000ES 8K & 4K/120 HDMI Connectivity
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.
Supports Dolby Vision, HDR10, and Hybrid Log Gamma, and IMAX Enhanced
6 HDMI Inputs/2 Outputs
This model 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.
6 HDMI Inputs/2 Outputs
STR-AZ1000ES 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.
STR-AZ1000ES Elevated sound quality and powerful amplification that meets ES standards
Support for the most advanced object-based audio formats
With support for Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Speaker Virtualization, DTS:X®, and DTS Virtual: X this model delivers a truly elevated object-based surround-sound experience.
Support for the most advanced object-based audio formats
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.
360 Spatial Sound Mapping
STR-AZ1000ES 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 theater setup.
STR-AZ1000ES Digital Cinema Auto Calibration IX
Hi-Res Audio & 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 this model, your music comes to life like never before.
Hi-Res Audio & 360 Reality Audio
Easy Listening
Listen to all your favorite tracks, easily. This model supports audio streaming via Bluetooth®, Wi-Fi, Chromecast built-in, Spotify Connect, and Apple AirPlay®.
Easy Listening
Works with SONOS
After a simple setup, your Sony A/V receiver will tie in seamlessly to SONOS. From the SONOS app you will be able to turn on your A/V receiver, switch to the designated input source for playback, and control the volume of your A/V receiver.
Works with SONOS
Voice Assistant Compatibility
Connect to your home’s other devices, and use voice control to operate your receiver with Google Assistant.
Voice Assistant Compatibility
Compatible with Sony Music Center app
Control the ES Receivers from your mobile device for operations like source selection, zone control, sound field control, volume control, media playback, and voice assistant setup.
Compatible with Sony Music Center app
DSEE Ultimate
Using AI-based technology, DSEE Ultimate accurately upscales audio to near-high-resolution sound quality, simulating a recording studio or concert environment.
DSEE Ultimate
STR-AZ1000ES Built for custom install
With support for leading control and remote monitoring systems Control4, Savant, Crestron, and OvrC, the STR-AZ1000ES is built for integration.
STR-AZ1000ES Built for custom install
USB Front input with settings save option
Using the front mounted USB, you can easily apply system updates and during setup, save all receiver settings to a flash drive for backing up and porting over to another unit to replicate settings.
USB Front input with settings save option
Specifications
General
Sound Channels
7.2
Power Output
Front: 100W + 100W (8ohms, 1kHz, THD 0.9%)
Power Consumption (Max)
240 W
Total Harmonic Distortion
0.9 %
Video Compatibility
8K
Technologies
• BRAVIA® SYNC™ (CEC Control)
• Sound Enhancement Technologies: Pure Direct, DSD Native Playback, Center Speaker Lift Up, In-Ceiling Speaker Mode
Additional Information
• Calibration Features: D.C.A.C. IX / D.C.A.C. EX / Advanced D.C.A.C. / D.C.A.C.: D.C.A.C. IX, Speaker Relocation, Phantom Surround Back, Automatic Phase Matching, Calibration Mic: Stereo

• Decoding Format for HDMI:
• DSD: (Up to 2.8MHz 5.1ch)
• LPCM: (Up to 192kHz/24 bit 7.1ch)
• DTS HD MA / DTS HD HR
• Dolby TrueHD/Dolby Digital Plus
• DTS / DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 / Discrete6.1)
• DTS 96/24
• DTS:X
• Dolby Dual Mono
• Dolby Atmos

• Hi-Res Format:
• DSDIFF(DSD), DSF, WAV(LPCM), AIFF(LPCM), FLAC, ALAC

• 4K Output: HDMI Video Output Capability: 8K, 4K, 1080p, 1080/24p, Deep Color (up to 36 bit), Triluminous Color (xvYCC)

• HDMI™ Pass Through
• Speaker Impedance: 6ohms-16ohms
• Sound Field: 2ch Stereo, Direct, Auto Format Decoding, Multi Stereo, Audio Enhancer, Headphone 2 CH
Network
Bluetooth
Built-In
Wi-Fi
Yes
Information
Spotify Connect
Inputs/Outputs
Information
• Input and Output Terminals: Composite Monitor Out: 1, Opt: 1, Coax.:1, Analog Audio In: 4, Headphone Out: Yes, Pre Out (Subwoofer): 2, USB Front(ver) / Rear(ver): 1/0, Ethernet Port (Power over Ethernet): 1(0)

• HDMI supporting HDCP2.2 In/Out: 6(0), HDMI Output supporting HDCP2.2: 2
• Speaker Output Terminals: Front A, Center, Surround
Accessories
Included
Calibration microphone, Calibration mic stand, FM wire antenna, AC power cord, Remote control, R03 (size-AAA) batteries
Dimensions
Width
16.93 inch(es) / 43.0 cm
Height
6.14 inch(es) / 15.6 cm
Depth
13.03 inch(es) / 33.1 cm
Weight
20.5 lb(s) / 9.3 kg
Warranty
Warranty
5 Years

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