Selectable sound fields and their effects
Multi Ch Stereo
A.F.D. (Auto Format
Depending on the audio format, if you select [Direct] and play a 5.1ch source when surround speakers and two surround back speakers are connected,
the same audio as that from surround speakers will be output from surround back speakers, similar to that of a 7.1ch surround system. The sound level
of surround and surround back speakers are adjusted automatically for optimum balance.
Dolby Atmos is decoded as Dolby TrueHD or Dolby Digital Plus when a sound field other than [Multi Ch Stereo], [A.F.D.] or [Dolby Surround] is selected.
Effects of the sound field
Plays back 2-channel audio signals without adding any surround effect. Monaural and multi-channel
audio signals are output after being converted into a 2-channel signal.
This sound field is best suited for playing back audio signals as they are from two front speakers only,
without adding any virtual surround effect.
The sound is output from the front left/right speakers only. There is no sound from the subwoofer.
Outputs sound from all connected speakers. When 2-channel or monaural audio signals are input,
the receiver outputs sound from all speakers without adding any surround effect.
When multi-channel audio signals are input, sound may not be output from certain speakers
depending on the speaker settings or playback content.
Plays back all audio signals without adding any surround effect.
Decodes and plays back audio signals using the optimal processing method according to the audio
Dolby Surround upmixer expands traditional audio content for playback through any multi-channel
speaker configuration, including height speakers.
This upmixer is a new and enhanced replacement for the popular Dolby Pro Logic II technology.
Neural:X remaps stereo, 5.1, and 7.1 movies and music to match your speaker layout.
Reproduces full surround effects with only two front speakers using Sony's virtual signal processing
Upscales existing sound sources to near high-resolution sound quality with DSEE HX (Digital Sound
Enhancement Engine HX). This sound field makes you feel as if you are really at the recording studio
or concert. DSEE HX only works on 2-channel sound sources with a sampling frequency of 44.1 kHz
or 48 kHz input from the following way:
Music Service List
However, it does not work during wireless multiroom playback.
This mode is selected automatically if you use headphones (Other sound fields cannot be selected).
Plays back 2-channel audio signals without adding any surround effect. Sound from monaural and
multi-channel audio signals are output after being converted into a 2-channel signal.