The heart of your system.
Bring the excitement home with 5.2 channels, 725 watts 8 and iPhone ® and iPod ® connectivity. It also handles all of your components with 4 HDMI ® inputs and 4K resolution pass-through 4 . Now, all of your music and movies will get the multi-layered sound quality they deserve with HD Digital Cinema Sound and auto calibration for easy set-up.
The STR-DH550 packs the best Sony ® Music and Sony ® Pictures audio technologies in addition to being powerful enough to deliver impressive multi-channel sound performance (145W x 7 @ 6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD). It even supports High-Resolution file playback (up to 48k/16-bit PCM) using the convenient, front-mounted USB connector 1 .
Enjoy versatile HD connectivity with four HDMI ® inputs and connect a Sony ® PlayStation ® entertainment system, Blu-ray Disc player, or any other HDMI ® -capable devices 2 . Via MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link), easily connect a smartphone and enjoy video clips, music, and more on the big screen complete with big sound 3 . A front-mounted USB input even allows for easy connectivity and charging of compatible devices 1 .
Life less complicated.
Don't turn on your entire home theater system just to catch the nightly news or watch a Blu-ray movie. HDMI ® pass-through functionality allows all connected HDMI ® devices, including native 4K video content, Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D movies, video games and other content to conveniently pass-through to your compatible television or projector 3 .
HD Digital Cinema Sound.
Bring the Hollywood movie theater experience home via proprietary High-Definition measurement and DSP sound technology. Front Height mode enables vocal height and 3D effects for improved effects positioning and added depth. Imagine a helicopter descending from above and landing in front of you - you'll actually hear this as the action unfolds on-screen.
Easy Setup and Use.
Optimizing home theater settings for your space using Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (D.C.A.C.) is a snap. Connect your gear, plug-in the supplied calibration microphone, and use the simplified remote to follow the on-screen prompts. Within a few short moments your receiver will be ready for action and all you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy.