HTF News Editor
- Nov 1, 2017
- United Kingdom
- Real Name
- Martin Dew
Sony has introduced the HT-A5000 5.1.2 soundbar with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X audio. In-built technologies include Sony’s ‘Vertical Surround Engine’ and ‘S-Force PRO Front Surround’. Retailing for $899.99 and available from the “early fall”, the new unit can integrate with Sony BRAVIA TVs so that the display itself becomes a center speaker, and there is onboard support for optional wireless subs and rear speakers.
“We are committed to creating the best sound experience possible for our customers, no matter their home setup,” said Tyler Ishida, Deputy President for Consumer Business Group, Sony Electronics Inc. “With impressive optimization capabilities, the A5000 offers an immersive soundscape that’s suited for any room.”
The A5000’s Vertical Surround Engine uses both front and up-firing speakers, combined with signal processing to reproduce “vertical” audio with sounds positioned in a...