Sony STR-DH790 7.2ch Home Theatre AV Receiver


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Sony STR-DH790 £499 – 7.2 ch AV receiver


Bring home cinema-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 theatres at home with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support. Plus, superior picture quality to match with 4K HDR pass through.

Dolby Atmos/DTS:X 
For stunning surround sound like in the latest cinemas.
4K High Dynamic Range pass through
Enjoy superior picture quality with greater contrast, colour and brightness.
Advanced D.C.A.C
Smooth auto calibration optimises and aligns your speakers for an optimum setup.
The next step in surround sound
With support for Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, you get surround sound like they have in movie theatres. Rich, lifelike and all-encompassing.
Get lost in the action with Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos delivers breath-taking realism with 360º 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.
A flexible setup to suit any home
No matter what space or setup you’re working with, the flexible STR-DH790 works with your speakers to make sure you get all-round stunning sound.
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.
7.1ch cinematic sound for large spaces
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.
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 they all work perfectly together to deliver a more effective surround sound experience.
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 colour to life. Latest HDR standards such as HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) and Dolby Vision™ are supported.
Consistently stunning 4K quality
Maintain 4K quality from source to screen. 4K passthrough allows a signal to pass through the receiver without compromising image quality and is HDCP 2.2 compatible.
Smarter Bluetooth® connectivity
Not only can you connect to the STR-DH790 through Bluetooth® and stream all your favourite tracks, but with Bluetooth® Standby, you can turn your receiver on straight from your paired smartphone or tablet.
The perfect fit for your home entertainment
The STR-DH790 is designed to fit seamlessly into your existing home entertainment. With a thinner profile and packed with inputs and outputs, just plug in and enjoy movie theatre quality straight from your sofa.
Smooth control
The sleek, understated control panel will blend seamlessly with any décor.

Sony STR-DH790 7.2ch Home Theatre AV Receiver Specifications:

Quick Features:

  • Quality surround sound with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support
  • 4in/1out HDMI connectivity with 4K/60p (4:4:4) pass-through, HDCP 2.2 support and HDR support
  • Easy Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Space-saving design to fit in media units
  • High-Resolution Audio compatible

Technical Specifications:

Amplifier Section

  • Number of Amp Channels : 7
  • Number of Decodable Channels: 5.1.2 ch
  • Power Output: 145W (6ohms, 1kHz, 1ch THD 0.9 %)
  • Speaker Impedance: 6 – 16 ohms
  • Sound Field: 2ch Stereo,Direct,Multi Ch Stereo,Dolby Surround,Neural: X,Front Surround,Audio Enhancer,Headphone 2ch

Auto Speaker Calibration

  • Advanced D.C.A.C., Automatic Phase Matching, Calibration Mic (Mono)

Audio Features

  • TV Volume Offset: Yes

Video Features

  • HDMI eARC:Yes
  • HDMI Audio Return Channel:Yes
  • HDMI Pass-through:8K60AB, 4K120AB, 40GBPS (via future update)
  • HDMI Up-scaling:Yes, up to 8K (via firmware update)
  • HDMI Up-conversion:N/A
  • Dolby Vision:Yes
  • HDR 10+: Yes (via firmware update)
  • VRR/ALLM/QMS/QFT: Yes (via firmware update)
  • Video adjustment: N/A

Input and Output Terminals

  • Audio Input Opt (1), Audio Input Coax (1), Analog Audio Input (4), Pre Out Subwoofer (2), Headphone Output (1), USB (For power supply only)

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)

Tuner Section

  • FM/AM Tuner:Yes (Availability varies by region.)
  • RDS: Yes


  • Standby Power Consumption (IR only)<0.4W
  • Auto Power Standby:Yes
  • ECO mode:Yes

Dimensions ( W X H X D)  and Weight (KG)

  • 430 x 133 x 297 mm
  • 7.4kg
  • Weight: 16.2kg

Input/Output Connections:

HDMI YPbPr CVBS Digital Audio i/o Audio Zone IR 12V Trigger Network Bluetooth Antenna
x7 v2.1 x2 Optical In x4 L/R Ininc.Phono x1 L/R In  x1 In/Out x2 Wi-Fi Integrated AM/FM
x3 Output x1 Coaxial In SW Pre-Out x2 LAN 10/100 MB/s
x1 USB Host Headphones In  x1 USB
Weight 7.4 kg
Dimensions 287.000 × 430.000 × 133.000 mm

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