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Sony HTZF9 (Black)

3.1ch Dolby Atmos Soundbar & Subwoofer
£499
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The Sony HT-ZF9 raises the bar for immersive Dolby Atmos sound in a convenient package.

3.1 channel system with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X compatibility

Using Sony’s Vertical Surround Engine and just three front speaker drivers, the Sony HT-ZF9 reproduces ‘vertical’ audio to give truly uplifting sound! Compatible with both Dolby Atmos and DTS:X formats, this Sony soundbar gives incredibly immersive sound from a compact unit. Because this speaker doesn’t fire sound directly upwards, it doesn’t matter how high or what shape your ceiling is, making it truly room-friendly.

Upscale to 7.1.2 for ‘wrap around’ sound
Thanks to its sophisticated processing, upward firing speakers and separate subwoofer, the Sony HT-ZF9 gives a totally immersive sound – all from just two boxes. At the touch of a button, Sony’s advanced signal processing converts any audio signal into a pseudo 7.1.2 channel signal – totally surrounding you.

Dedicated, wireless subwoofer to focus on the bass
A separate subwoofer frees up the soundbar from the compromise of doing two jobs at once. Instead, it remains dedicated to the task of producing a holographic, 3D sound, leaving the subwoofer free to provide deep, cinema-like bass. What's more, with it being a wireless subwoofer you're free to position it anywhere within the room without the hassle of a connection wire between it and the soundbar.

Sound modes tailored to your viewing
No fewer than five tailored sound modes optimise the audio to whatever you’re watching. Cinema mode maximises the thrills and spills from action movies. Developed by PlayStation, Game studio mode gets the most from gaming. Sports mode makes you feel like you’re ‘there’ and part of the crowd while news mode is designed for the clearest dialogue. For the most detailed sound, switch to Music mode.

Hi-Res sound and DSEE HX enhancement
Compatibility with Hi-Res sound gives you ‘better than CD sound’ from high resolution music files. Stream over Wi-Fi or connect via USB and enjoy the highest sound quality from your DSD, FLAC and WAV files. DSEE HX Digital Sound Enhancement Engine upscales your existing music to near Hi-Res quality, squeezing out every last drop of sound.

Google Chromecast built-in
Chromecast lets you stream music, podcasts and audio apps, including Google Play, at the touch of a button. Having it built-in saves the battery life on your phone as the phone's Bluetooth transmission system isn't used for this purpose. Being able to stream straight from the cloud also gives the best audio quality.

Stream your music with wireless Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
More than just a boost for your TV sound, the Sony HT-ZF9 soundbar also makes a handy speaker for your music. Pair with your smartphone, tablet or computer and you'll be able to stream all your stored music and favourite streaming services such as Spotify, Deezer and Apple Music. Networking is further enhanced by Wi-Fi connectivity. As well as Chromecast this gives access to Google Assistant, Spotify Connect and DLNA streaming (Spotify and DLNA via future firmware update).

HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG compatible HDMI interface
Fitted with two HDMI inputs and one output, the HTZF9 is ideal for connecting a UHD Blu-ray player and games console or UHD TV streamer. Better still, the HDMI sockets are compatible with HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) formats, meaning that the latest UHD formats are all covered. Other inputs include an optical digital input, USB and 3.5mm mini-jack for your music sources.

Take your listening experience to new heights, with the Sony HT-ZF9.
Connectivity
Audio Inputs
1 x 3.5mm
Bluetooth
Yes
DLNA Compliant
Yes (Via firmware update)
HDMI
Yes
Optical Inputs
Yes
USB
Yes
Wi-Fi Built In
Yes
Audio
DTS:X
Yes
Power Output
400W
Features
Dolby Atmos
Yes
Soundbar or Soundbase
Soundbar
Energy Consumption
Power Consumption - Normal Use (W)
72
Power Consumption - Standby
1
Dimensions
Dimensions WxHxD (mm)
1000 x 64 x 99
Weight
Subwoofer Weight (KG)
8
Weight (KG)
3
Accessories
Included Cables
Optical cable
Remote Control
Yes
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic sound bar I bought this sound bar from Richer Sounds in Eton. James was very helpful, he demonstrated a couple of others but I was blown away by the sound from this Sony. It arrived on time after contact from the carrier. I was unsure whether it would pair up well with my LG OLED TV but I needn't have worried. After a couple of problems initially, and advice from the branch it's working perfectly. Much better than the Orbit soundbar we were replacing. A very happy customer. Thanks Richer Sounds!
Date published: 2022-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mega sound bar Brought Sony atmos soundbar £499, perfect sound and the best price. Delivery next day.
Date published: 2022-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent advice f I bought a soundbar and base speaker off the back of the advice from the sales chap and am very pleased with it
Date published: 2022-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Really impressed with this sound bar have upgraded from yamaha
Date published: 2022-01-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great surround system but check compatibility Great sounding system. Easy to install and set up. Just gutted I can't have the full Atmos experience as my TV only supports ARC and not eARC. Would give 5 stars but only deserves 4 as thw rear speakers aren't available any more
Date published: 2022-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good value Soundbar This replaces a Sonus Beam and for very little more money it provides a far superior sound (in my opinion). I have had difficulties getting it to work effectively with SkyQ but that also was the case with the Sonus. In the end I went for an optical connection which allows a single controller to deal with TV, Sky and soundbar for most purposes. The bar is slim and suits a 50" TV while the sub unit is easily hidden as it is not very location sensitive.
Date published: 2022-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Soundbar for the price I have had this about a month now and it really makes a difference. I used to think the speaker on the TV was decent (Sony TV with Atmos speaker), but after having this it now doesn't sound the same. I like the fact you can turn the subwoofer off for watching normal TV, so sounds more like a normal TV sound, or turn the sub up for a true cinema feel. Although I can imagine rear speakers would make a bit of a difference, I think the surround sound is still good enough that it's not really worth the extra.
Date published: 2022-01-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent sound excellent sound powerful easy to use would recommend to anyone
Date published: 2021-12-28
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