Sony STR-DH790 7.2-Channel A/V Receiver

BH #SOSTRDH790 • MFR #STRDH790
Sony STR-DH790 7.2-Channel A/V Receiver
Key Features
  • Up to 145W Per Channel at 6 Ohms
  • Digital Cinema Auto Calibration
  • Dolby Atmos & DTS:X Decoding
  • UHD 4K & HDR Video Pass-Through
Enjoy wireless audio streaming and 4K HDR video pass-through with the Sony STR-DH790 7.2-Channel A/V Receiver. It features Bluetooth connectivity for wireless connection to compatible devices. It delivers up to 145W per channel at 6 Ohms for robust audio playback. D.C.A.C. sound optimization will help simplify your speaker setup and tailor the output to your listening area.
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Sony STR-DH790 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2See Clearly with 4K & High Dynamic Range (HDR)
  • 3Dolby Atmos
  • 4DTS:X
  • 5Flexible Surround Sound Options
  • 6Advanced DCAC
  • 7Bluetooth Connectivity
  • 8Smooth Control
  • 9Get Connected
  • 10Compact Profile
  • 11Three DSPs
  • 12Power Amplifier Engineered for Minimal Distortion
  • 13Reinforced Design
  • 14Graphic User Interface
  • 15Designed to Prevent Overheating
  • 16Metal Framework
  • 17FM Tuner
  • 18DSD Decoding
  • 19High-Resolution Audio Playback
  • 20Additional Features

Enjoy wireless audio streaming and 4K HDR video pass-through with the Sony STR-DH790 7.2-Channel A/V Receiver. It features Bluetooth connectivity for wireless connection to compatible devices. It delivers up to 145W per channel at 6 Ohms for robust audio playback. D.C.A.C. sound optimization will help simplify your speaker setup and tailor the output to your listening area.

The STR-DH790 has four HDMI inputs and one HDMI output, all of which support 4K resolution, HDR, HDCP 2.2, and 3D. It also has a headphone jack for private listening. The GUI on-screen display will walk you through any settings you may want to change.

See Clearly with 4K & High Dynamic Range (HDR)
With HDR pass-through support, you can enjoy the enhanced image contrast and brightness, shadow detail, and highlights with compatible content and devices. The HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision formats are supported. The 4K pass-through feature allows data to pass through the receiver without compromising image quality thanks to HDCP 2.2 compliance.
Dolby Atmos
Dolby Atmos surround sound technology dispenses with channel-based coding in favor of more advanced object-based coding, giving the sound designer the ability to precisely place sounds anywhere in the 3-dimensional space. The STR-DH790 features the ability to connect a 5.1 surround sound speaker system and two additional overhead speakers, or two additional Dolby Atmos-certified up-firing speakers.
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.
Flexible Surround Sound Options
Immerse yourself in movie action with a 7.2-channel configuration, experience object-based surround sound with a 5.1.2-channel setup, or enjoy virtual surround with S-Force PRO Front Surround. DCAC (Digital Cinema Auto Calibration) automatically optimizes the sound based on where you sit in relation to your speakers to enhance sound quality.
Advanced DCAC
If you're working with different combinations of speakers, Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (DCAC) will have them all deliver the same sound quality. Automatic Phase Matching aligns the phase characteristics of your speakers to the front left and right speaker channels, so they all work together to deliver to deliver a more effective surround sound experience.
Bluetooth Connectivity
Not only can you connect to the receiver with Bluetooth and play all your favorite tracks wirelessly, you can also turn the receiver on directly from your paired device.
Smooth Control
The sleek control panel is designed to blend seamlessly with nearly any décor.
Get Connected
With optical and digital coaxial audio, four HDMI, four analog audio inputs, and HDMI output, you can connect your display, Blu-ray player, gaming console, and more.
Compact Profile
The STR-DH790 has a compact 5.25" height for easy storage in a media unit.
Three DSPs
Three digital signal processors support audio formats like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, helping to ensure accuracy in signal decoding.
Power Amplifier Engineered for Minimal Distortion
The power amplifier uses a glass-epoxy circuit board to help reduce vibration and distortion, providing clear, high power from each discreet amplifier.
Reinforced Design
The reinforced frame and beam chassis design help reduce external speaker sound pressure for ore focused, powerful sound.
Graphic User Interface
The graphic user interface helps make it easy to navigate the receiver's settings. Control what you watch, identify which devices are connected, and choose how you want to listen with pre-set sound modes.
Designed to Prevent Overheating
The heat sink is designed to maximize air intake, keeping the amplifier circuit cool to reduce distortion and increase reliability.
Metal Framework
The metal framework and heat sink bracket help shield the circuits from sound pressure and radiation for enhanced rigidity and clearer sound quality.
FM Tuner
The integrated FM tuner has 30 digital preset stations, with auto tuning and direct tuning available.
DSD Decoding
Developed for High-Resolution Audio, DSD features a sampling frequency 64x that of CD audio.
High-Resolution Audio Playback
Enjoy the subtle nuances of studio-quality sound with High-Resolution Audio.
Additional Features
  • A/V Sync (variable)
  • TV Volume Offset
  • Bi-amp capable
  • Auto standby
  • Large-capacity power transformer for enhanced clarity
UPC: 027242908406

Sony STR-DH790 Specs

Amplifier
Channels
7.2
Power Output per Channel
1-Channel Driven:
145 W at 6 Ohms / 1 kHz / 0.9% THD
Speaker Impedance
6 to 16 Ohms
Audio Processing
DTS Compatibility
DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD High Resolution, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X, DTS-ES
Dolby Compatibility
Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, Dolby Dual Mono
Auro 3D Support
No
Upmixing Technology
Dolby Surround, DTS Neural:X
Video
HDR Compatibility
HDR10, Dolby Vision, Hybrid Log Gamma
Pass-Through Support
4K60p 4:4:4 (3D)
Connectivity
Rear A/V Inputs
4 x HDMI
1 x Digital Coaxial
1 x Optical TOSLINK
4 x Stereo RCA
Rear A/V Outputs
1 x HDMI
2 x RCA Subwoofer
Front I/O
1 x 1/4" / 6.35 mm Headphone Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Setup Mic Input
Other Rear I/O
1 x FM Antenna Terminal Input
1 x USB Type-A (Power) Output
Speaker I/O
2 x Binding Post Pairs
5 x Spring Clip Pairs
HDCP Support
, Version 2.2
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Yes
HDMI CEC
Yes
Wireless Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Tuner Section
Tuner Type
FM
Number of Tuner Presets
30 Stations
Power
AC Input Power
120 VAC, 60 Hz
Physical
Dimensions (W x H x D)
17.0 x 5.2 x 11.8" / 430.0 x 133.0 x 297.0 mm
Weight
16.3 lb / 7.4 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
18.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
19.1 x 13.5 x 7"

Sony STR-DH790 Reviews

Great receiver

By JCFD
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-09-20

Bought this unit two months ago. Great features. Unit runs a bit hot. May need an internal fan.

Nice Receiver

By Red Rock
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2023-02-21

I have been happy with this unit. My only complaint is that it doesn't communicate well with my Fire Stick. I still need the receiver remote to turn it off. My Fire Stick will turn it on but not off.

Love it!

By JWHipparch
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-02-14

I had a smaller Sony receiver I bought 15 years ago and it still worked but I wanted to upgrade to a larger unit. Sony was the best product for the money.

Reciever

By Papa R
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-02-14

Great sound. Bluetooth very useful. Easy to set up.

Beautiful picture

By Edctaho
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2023-02-13

Bought it in early Dec 22, so far looks great nice sound

Best Ever

By Bubby R
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-01-31

This is the best unit i have bought , love the sound and features, always loved Sony products. Hope to have many years with this one.

Great product

By Cmorleyoo7
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-05-12

Got this for my birthday a few weeks ago and I absolutely love it. Replaced my aging sony 5.1 because the right channel kept clicking off.

Sound is just OK, turns itself on and off randomly

By krut
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2023-03-22

Sound is just Ok, my Harmon Karden sounds much better. The remote has been glitchy, sometimes not wanting to work and the receiver randomly turns on and the shuts off.

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