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Sony 5.2 Channel 4K Black A/V Receiver - STR-DH550

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Sony 5.2 Channel 4K Black A/V Receiver - STRDH550

Enjoy your favorite tunes with this Sony 5.2-channel receiver. It provides up to 145 watts per channel for a total of 725 watts across your audio system for a completely immersive experience both front and back. The size of system allows for a center speaker, two side speakers, and two speakers behind you as well as a pair of subwoofers for all-round sound. Movies come alive, and the big games sound extra realistic with this Sony A/V receiver.

Included with this Sony 4K receiver is a 4K pass-through and a 3D pass-through so that you can enjoy a variety of content on your TV, and four HDMI inputs make it simple to add multiple devices to the system. The on-screen user interface makes it easy to set up and control, and the Hi-Res audio capability makes it simple to enjoy high-quality sound. It even connects to your smartphone via a mobile high-definition link, and you can charge your devices via the USB port. Thanks to HDMI Audio Return Channel support, this Sony 5.2-channel receiver reduces the number of cables you need.


  • 5.2 Ch. Of Surround Sound
    145W per channel, the STR-DH550 delivers impressive multi-channel sound performance. (145W x 7 @ 6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9% THD)
  • On-screen user interface
    Easily set-up and control the A/V receiver via the on-screen graphical user interface. Change inputs, adjust settings, and confirm volume levels on-screen
  • High Resolution Audio playback
    Enjoy High Resolution file playback (up to 192k/24-bit WAV/FLAC) via convenient USB connectivity. Simply plug-in the compatible device to the receiver and enjoy
  • Smartphone savvy
    Easily connect and charge compatible, portable devices including: Android™ smartphones, iPod®/iPhones®, digital music players, and even USB thumb drives or hard drives
  • 4 HD Inputs
    Enjoy versatile high definition audio/video connectivity with four HDMI™ inputs (up to 4K capable) that allow you to connect a Sony® PlayStation® entertainment system, Blu-ray Disc™ player, or any other HDMI™ capable devices
  • Pure Direct
    Pure Direct mode preserves signal clarity and detail by switching off unnecessary signal processing circuitry to provide the cleanest possible signal path with minimized electronic interference
  • Smartphone connectivity via MHL
    Plug-in your smartphone using a MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link) certified HDMI™ cable and let your favorite personal video clips, music, and more loose on the big screen complete with big sound. MHL also supports the charging of connected devices
  • 4K video pass-through
    The STR-DH550 allows native 4K video content pass through to 4K capable televisions and projectors
  • Standby Audio/Video signal pass-through
    Enjoy convenient access to all connected HDMI™ devices without having to power on the receiver
  • HDMI™ Audio Return Channel support
    Eliminate any unnecessary cables. With HDMI™ ARC functionality, TV audio can be transmitted back to your receiver through the same HDMIcable already being used to send audio and video to your TV
  • 3D Pass-through
    Compatible with Blu-ray 3D™ movies, video games and other 3D content
  • 24p True Cinema™ pass-through
    Watch Blu-ray Disc™ movies in their native frame rate (24 frames per second) when paired with a 24p compatible HDTV and playback device like a Blu-ray Disc™ Player or PlayStation® gaming console via HDMI™cable
  • HD Digital Cinema SoundTM with front-High speakers
    Optimize receiver settings to mimic movie theater sound characteristics. Front Height mode enables vocal height and 3D effects for improved effects positioning and added depth. Imagine as a helicopter descends from above and lands right in front of you – you’ll hear the change in height as the effect unfolds on-screen
  • Sony Sound field technology
    Experience the emotion of a live performance in your very own home when you embrace legendary Sony engineering expertise
  • Digital Cinema Auto Calibration - Quick Speaker Set Up
    Quickly and easily maximize your in-home theater experience via the Digital Cinema Auto Calibration feature. During setup, place the included microphone where you will be seated and wait as the settings are automatically optimized
  • BRAVIA® Sync Capable (HDMI™ CEC)
    Conveniently operate and control select Sony® BRAVIA® Sync devices with one remote including: Sony® Blu-ray Disc™ Players, BRAVIA® HDTVs, Sony home theater products



  • Input/Output Others
    • MHL (Mobile High-definition Link) Front/Rear: 1 Rear Input


  • 4 Ohm/8 Ohm Switching: Yes (6 ohm)
  • Advanced Auto Volume: Yes
  • Night Mode: Yes
  • Number of Amp channels: 5 channels
  • OP processing: Yes
  • Speaker Impedance: 6-16 Ohms
  • Speaker Selector: A / Off
  • Speaker Terminal: Screw
  • Sub Woofer X' Over: 17 points (40 - 200 Hz)

Amplifier Power

  • (6Ohms, 1kHz, 1ch driven) THD: 0.9%
  • (6Ohms, 1kHz, 2ch driven) THD: 1%
  • 6Ohms, 1kHz, 1ch driven: 145 W
  • 6Ohms, 1kHz, 2ch driven: 105 W + 105 W
  • 6ohms, 20-20kHz, 2ch driven: 90 W + 90 W / (0.09%)


  • Band: 6
  • DCAC: D.C.A.C.
  • Mic: Mono


  • Decoding Format
    • 192kHz/24bit: Yes
    • 96kHz/24bit: Yes
    • DTS / DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 / Discrete6.1): Yes/Yes
    • DTS 96/24/ DTS Neo:6: Yes (DTS 96/24)
    • DTS HD MA/ DTS HD HR: Yes/Yes
    • Dolby Digital EX/ Dolby Digital: Yes/Yes
    • Dolby Dual Mono: Yes
    • Dolby Prologic/II /IIx /IIz: Yes (Prologic, Prologic II)
    • Dolby TruHD/Dolby Digital +: Yes/Yes
    • LPCM (2CH/5.1CH/7.1CH) thru HDMI: Yes/Yes/Yes
  • Sound Field
    • 2ch: Yes
    • A.F.D. Auto: Yes
    • Analog Direct: Yes
    • HD-D.C.S.: Yes
    • Hall (large hall): Yes
    • Headphone 2ch: Yes
    • Headphone Direct: Yes
    • Jazz Club: Yes
    • Live Concert: Yes
    • Multi Stereo: Yes
    • Neo:6 Cinema: Yes
    • Neo:6 Music: Yes
    • PLII Movie: Yes
    • PLII Music: Yes
    • Portable Audio Enhancer: Yes
    • Pure Direct: Yes
    • Sound Field Link: Yes
    • Sports: Yes
    • Stadium: Yes
  • Tuner
    • Auto Tuning: Yes (OSD)
    • Direct Tuning: Yes (OSD)
    • Preset Channel (FM/AM): 30 FM, 30 AM
    • Station Name: Yes


  • Other
    • Auto Standby: Yes
    • Digital Input Assign: Yes
    • Display: 10 digit dot matrix
    • Pin Jack: Nickel
    • Power Consumption: 200 W
    • Power Consumption (Power Stand By): 0.3 W
    • Power Requirement: 120 V 60 Hz
    • Sleep Timer: Yes (up to 2 hours)
    • iPod Browsing with System (via USB): Yes (Music)

Inputs and Outputs

  • Audio Inputs
    • Analog Audio In: 4
    • Coaxial: 1
    • Optical In: 2
  • Audio Outputs
    • Headphone Out: Yes (Gold)
  • Other Inputs and Outputs
    • USB: Yes (Front:iPhone®/Walkman®, supporting: MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV192k, Flac 192k). (DC 5V, 1.0 A MAX)
  • Speaker Outputs
    • Center: Yes
    • Front A (L/R): Yes
    • Surround (L/R): Yes
  • Video Inputs
    • AV In: Including Front AV: 2
    • HDMI In: 4
  • Video Outputs
    • Composite Video Out: Inc. Monitor Out: 1
    • HDMI Out: 1


  • A/V Sync
    • A/V SYNC: Yes (Fixed)
    • A/V Sync Sampling Frequency: 48kHz
    • A/V Sync Time (msec): 60 msec
  • HDMI
    • 3D over HDMI: Yes
    • Audio Return Channel: Yes
    • Audio Widget: Yes
    • BRAVIA® SYNC™ (CEC Control): Yes: One-Touch Play, System Audio Control, System Power Off
    • HDMI™ video output capability: 4K, 1080p, 1080/24p Deep Color (up to 36 bit) Triluminos Color (xvYCC)
    • Power Off Pass Through: Yes

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 6-1/4"
  • Width: 17"
  • Depth: 13"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 16 lbs 13 oz
  • Shipping: 20 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Two Years Parts and Labor


  1. Not all USB devices are compatible. Consult www.esupport.sony.com for complete details
  2. Requires HDMI cable sold separately
  3. Cable sold separately
  4. 4k upscaling requires a 4K projector or 4K TV
  5. Requires HDTV and HDMI cable sold separately
  6. Requires HDMI cable and LPCM capable receiver
  7. Syncs with BRAVIA Sync or Theatre Sync products
  8. Requires 3D content, 3D HDTV, 3D glasses and HDMI cable (at least 10.2 Gbps)
  9. Requires HDMI cable sold separately
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Key Features
145W Per Channel/ On-Screen User Interface/ High Resolution Audio Playback/ Pure Direct/ Smartphone Connectivity Via MHL/ 4K Video Pass-Through/ Standby Audio/Video Signal Pass-Through/ HDMI Audio Return Channel Support/ 3D Pass-Through/ 24p True Cinema Pass-Through/ Sony Sound Field Technology/ Digital Cinema Auto Calibration/ BRAVIA Sync Capable (HDMI CEC)/ Black Finish
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Apple AirPlayNo
Watts Per Channel145
Number of AM/FM Preset StationsYes
Bluetooth CompatibilityNo
Satellite Radio ReadyNo
3D ReadyYes
Decoders/EncodersDTS / DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 / Discrete6.1), DTS 96/24/ DTS Neo:6, DTS HD MA/ DTS HD HR, Dolby Digital EX/ Dolby Digital, Dolby Dual Mono, Dolby Prologic/II /IIx /IIz, Dolby TruHD/Dolby Digital +, LPCM (2CH/5.1CH/7.1CH) thru HDMI
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Analog Audio, Coaxial, Optical
Output ConnectorsHDMI, Headphone, Composite
THX CertificationNo
Number of HDMI Outputs1
Number of Zones1
Number of USB Ports1
Weight (lbs)16.8
Parts Warranty2 Years
Labor Warranty2 Years


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