HT-ST5000 is Sony’s first Dolby Atmos capable soundbar. A firmware update will add support for DTS:X, DTS-HD MA, and legacy DTS, the company announced today.
DTS:X & Atmos soundbar
FlatpanelsHD broke the news about the upcoming DTS firmware update in July. Sony has today made good on its promise.
The firmware will be available to all owners by the end of September and adds support for DTS:X, which is an object-based audio format similar to Dolby Atmos. In addition, the firmware adds support for DTS-HD Master Audio and DTS Digital Surround, Sony confirmed.
- ”With the firmware update, the flagship HT-ST5000 Sound Bar continues to raise the bar and maintain quality from source to screen with the latest 4K HDR support, plus HDCP 2.2. Users can enjoy the rich detail of Hi-Res Audio and a whole-home solution with Google Home compatibility and multi-room listening,” the company said.
Sony HT-ST5000 is a 7.1.2 channel soundbar with 800 Watts of total output. The soundbar supports Spotify Connect and Chromecast.