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STR-ZA5000ES

9.2 Channel AV Receiver with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X optimized for integrated operation.

Sony’s new flagship STR-ZA5000ES receiver brings Dolby ATMOS® and DTS:X to the award-winning line of integration-friendly Z-series ES AV Receivers. In addition to a discrete 9.2 channel amplifier at 130W/channel, the STR-ZA5000ES features integration-friendly features such as the revolutionary new Music Connect™, an 8-port Ethernet switch with PoE, easy control over IP with most major control companies and easy setup via web browser, on-screen display or USB thumbdrive.

$2,799.99

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Specifications

Beautiful nine-channel object based surround sound

With 130W per channel, the STR-ZA5000ES delivers cinema-like surround sound and crystal clear music reproduction (130W @ 8 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.9%). For special installations, the amplifier can be configured to support: 2 pairs of speakers either independently (A or B) or simultaneously (A and B), in addition to Bi-Amp fashion.

8-Port Audio grade Gigabit Ethernet Switch

An 8-Port Ethernet switch with PoE, Power over Ethernet functionality2 (2 outlets), Ideal for local interfacing to: leading control systems, computers, media boxes, Blu-Ray Disc™ players, and game consoles directly through the receiver.

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.3

Web Browser configurable

View, program and edit receiver settings via your Web Browser, computer, smartphone, or tablet. Enter the following into your web browser*: “http://[receiver’s ip-address]/”. * — Most modern web browsers are supported.

Seamless IP Integration

With help from your 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 imagine. Control4® Certified and featuring AMX Beacon Savant, URC, RTI, Elan and Vantage support. The STR-ZA5000ES also features 12-volt triggers, RS232 and IR, for added installation flexibility.4

‘PING’ button

Easing the IP integration 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 to the 1st and 2nd zones in varying configurations providing expanded options.

Full HDMI® color gamut support

With x.v.Color™ and Deep Color technology 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

Only what’s necessary…

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) and Speaker Relocation functionality ensures automatic, optimized audio output settings based on speaker distance and placement (Stereo microphones supplied).

Sony® ES 5-Year Limited Warranty

All ES-Series receivers come with an industry leading 5-year parts and labor warranty, 90-day advanced exchange program, and dedicated toll-free support line staffed by CEDIA-trained product experts. (1-877-619-7669; Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm ET)7

Amplifier
  • 9.2 Ch. 130W per channel (8ohms, 1KHz, 0.9%, 2CH)
Surround Sound
  • Supports Dolby ATMOS® and DTS:X® decoding
Audio Features
  • 11.1ch decoding
  • 9ch Audio Pre-outs
  • Sony original auto calibration system, Digital Cinema Auto Calibration EX with speaker relocation technology
  • In-ceiling speaker mode
  • Supports Hi-Res Audio
Video
  • 4K HDR compatibility HDMI® flexibility with HDCP 2.2 support (Except front HDMI input)
  • HDMI 3D Pass-through
Inputs/Outputs
  • HDMI 6 in / 2 out
  • Opt 1 in, Coax 1 in, Analog 4 in
  • USB (for firmware update and setting)
Zone
  • 2nd / 3rd zone connectivity and control
  • HDMI Audio for Zone Down Mix
Installer support
  • Music Connect for network music player
  • CIS IP/IR/RS-232C drivers available with the leading control systems
  • Web browser configurable set-up (programming)
  • Remote monitoring through Ihiji
  • Firmware updates via network connection
  • ‘PING’ button on front panel for simple IP access
  • 8-port Giga Ethernet Hub (with PoE support2)
  • 12-Volt trigger
  • 3 IR repeaters (1-in, 2-out) for external device control
Rack Mount kit
  • WS-RE1
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