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7.2 Channel AV Receiver optimized for integrated operation.

The perfect center to your home entertainment universe with flexible connectivity, powerful configurability, and ES sound and build quality for an incredible home entertainment experience.


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Additional Features

USB Front Input

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.4

Web Browser configurable

View, program and edit receiver settings via your Web Browser, computer, smartphone, or tablet.

Seamless IP integration

The perfect partner for home automation. With help from an authorized ES dealer/installer the full power of an ES receiver can be easily integrated into expanded home automation including multi-zone audio, lighting and shades, security, appliances and almost anything else you can imagine15.

With support for: Control4® with SDDP, Crestron, AMX, Savant, URC, RTI, Elan, Vantage and Gefen, the STR-ZA1000ES also features (1) 12-volt trigger, RS232 and IR, for added installation flexibility.

‘PING’ button

Easing this process is the addition of a ‘PING’ button on the front of the unit for quick access to unit-specific IP information (IP and MAC address) via the front display and also easy sharing of unit ‘discovery’ protocols with 3rd party CI controllers.

In-Ceiling speaker mode

Developed especially for use with in-ceiling speakers and easily configured during setup, In-Ceiling Speaker Mode virtually relocates the Front and Center in-ceiling speaker sound images to better coincide with the screen. Dialog and music will sound as if coming from the screen instead of the ceiling.

Flexible zone distribution

Flexible zone distribution capability allows a Z-Series receiver to distribute audio/video sources (HDMI and analog) to the 1st and 2nd zones in varying configurations providing expanded options.

Discretion advised

Enjoy enhanced system integration, with the supplied remote control, Call up Test Tones and Video signals at the push of a button. Access frequently used Menu settings, or take advantage of discrete IR codes to ensure that remote commands perform as advertised.

Deep Color & x.v.Color™ technology11 support

With x.v.Color™ and Deep Color technology11 capability, you can rest assured that all HDMI™ connected video sources will look their best, displaying nearly twice (1.8x) as many viewable colors as the existing RGB color standard.1

Extensive COEDC support

A powerful catalog of playback CODECs: Digital Cinema Surround, Dolby®, dts® Digital Surround, and Neo:6 Cinema Audio Codec support ensure an optimized listening experience every time.

Advanced Digital Cinema Auto Calibration - Quick Speaker Set Up

A powerful integration tool, Advanced Digital Cinema Auto Calibration with Auto Phase Matching (APM) functionality ensures automatic, optimized audio output settings based on speaker distance and placement (microphone supplied).

Sony® ES 5-Year Limited Warranty18

All ES-Series receivers come with an industry leading 5-year parts and labor warranty, 60-day advanced exchange program, and dedicated toll-free support line staffed by CEDIA-trained product experts.
(1-866-924-7669; Monday – Friday 5am – 5pm PST)6

  • 7.2 Ch. A/V Receiver (110W+110W @ 8 Ohms, 20-20kHz, 0.9% THD)
  • Optimized chassis and internal circuitry
  • HDMI with HDCP 2.2 support (6 in/2 out: 1-main, 1-2nd zone)1
  • Analog Audio to HDMI Output (A to D)/Digital Audio to Analog Output (D to A)
  • In-ceiling mode
  • Advanced Digital Cinema Audio Calibration
  • Supports Digital Cinema Surround/Dolby/dts Digital Surround Audio/Neo:6 Codecs
  • Supports 4K upscaling and pass-through
  • Supports 3D
  • Supports Deep Color & x.v.Color™ technology11
  • Triluminos™ support6
  • 8 HD Inputs (6 HDMI, 2 component)
  • 8-port Giga Ethernet Hub with PoE (2) for convenient network connectivity3
  • 2 HDMI outputs
  • Control over IP, RS232 or IR
  • Rack Mount Kit: WSRE1
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