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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. eARC23 lets you enjoy these latest audio formats with one-cable HDMI connection from your compatible TV. 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° 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Get connected
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.

Smooth control
The sleek, understated control panel will blend seamlessly with any décor.

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.

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.

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.

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.

DSD decoding
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.

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.

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.

One-cable HDMI eARC
With HDMI eARC, you can enjoy the latest high bitrate surround sound formats, like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, from your compatible TV.

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AMPLIFICATION
145W
GENERAL FEATURES
Auto Standby, BRAVIA Sync, Audio Return Channel
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)
SURROUND PROCESSING
Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support
INPUTS & OUTPUTS
Audio Input Opt (1), Audio Input Coax (1), Analog Audio Input (4), Pre Out Subwoofer (2), Headphone Output (1), USB (for power supply only)
HDMI FEATURES
DSD, Dolby Atmos®, Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Dual Mono, DTS: X™, DTS-HD Master Audio™, DTS HD High-Resolution Audio, DTS®, DTS-ES
AMPLIFICATION
145W
GENERAL FEATURES
Auto Standby, BRAVIA Sync, Audio Return Channel
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)
SURROUND PROCESSING
Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support
INPUTS & OUTPUTS
Audio Input Opt (1), Audio Input Coax (1), Analog Audio Input (4), Pre Out Subwoofer (2), Headphone Output (1), USB (for power supply only)
HDMI FEATURES
DSD, Dolby Atmos®, Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Dual Mono, DTS: X™, DTS-HD Master Audio™, DTS HD High-Resolution Audio, DTS®, DTS-ES

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The STR-DH790 is a sensibly-equipped receiver suitable for someone seeking surround at this level, and especially so in combination with other Sony gear.

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Product Description

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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. eARC23 lets you enjoy these latest audio formats with one-cable HDMI connection from your compatible TV. 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° 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Get connected
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.

Smooth control
The sleek, understated control panel will blend seamlessly with any décor.

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.

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.

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.

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.

DSD decoding
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.

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.

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.

One-cable HDMI eARC
With HDMI eARC, you can enjoy the latest high bitrate surround sound formats, like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, from your compatible TV.

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AMPLIFICATION
145W
GENERAL FEATURES
Auto Standby, BRAVIA Sync, Audio Return Channel
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)
SURROUND PROCESSING
Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support
INPUTS & OUTPUTS
Audio Input Opt (1), Audio Input Coax (1), Analog Audio Input (4), Pre Out Subwoofer (2), Headphone Output (1), USB (for power supply only)
HDMI FEATURES
DSD, Dolby Atmos®, Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Dual Mono, DTS: X™, DTS-HD Master Audio™, DTS HD High-Resolution Audio, DTS®, DTS-ES
AMPLIFICATION
145W
GENERAL FEATURES
Auto Standby, BRAVIA Sync, Audio Return Channel
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)
SURROUND PROCESSING
Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support
INPUTS & OUTPUTS
Audio Input Opt (1), Audio Input Coax (1), Analog Audio Input (4), Pre Out Subwoofer (2), Headphone Output (1), USB (for power supply only)
HDMI FEATURES
DSD, Dolby Atmos®, Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Dual Mono, DTS: X™, DTS-HD Master Audio™, DTS HD High-Resolution Audio, DTS®, DTS-ES
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Expert Insight

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The STR-DH790 is a sensibly-equipped receiver suitable for someone seeking surround at this level, and especially so in combination with other Sony gear.

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