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Sony adds DTS:X support to HT-ST5000 "Atmos" soundbar

28 Sep 2017 | Rasmus Larsen |

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.

Sony HT-ST5000 Atmos soundbar


- ”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.

Pricing:
  • US: Sony HT-ST5000
  • UK: Sony HT-ST5000
  • DE: Sony HT-ST5000

    Sony HT-ST5000 Dolby Atmos soundbar:

    Dimensions: 1180 x 80 x 140 mm
    Power Output RMS: 800W
    Dolby Atmos
    DTS:X
    High-Resolution Audio (Over 24-bit/96KHz)
    7.1.2 channels
    4K HDR pass-through via HDMI
    Music Service Button, Spotify, Chromecast built-in
    Google Home compatibility
    Multi-room listening
    - Source: Sony



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