3.1ch Dolby Atmos®/ DTS:X Soundbar with Wi-Fi/Bluetooth® technology | HT-Z9F

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3.1ch Dolby Atmos®/ DTS:X Soundbar with Wi-Fi/Bluetooth® technology | HT-Z9F

Feel the thrill of movies in stunning 3.1ch Dolby Atmos, with our new Vertical Surround Engine in a soundbar that fits perfectly into your home.
3.1ch Dolby Atmos<sup>®</sup>/ DTS:X<sup>™</sup> Soundbar with Wi-Fi/Bluetooth<sup>®</sup> technology | HT-Z9F
Best Audio Accessory

"Sony's latest Dolby Atmos soundbar, the Sony HT-Z9F, brings 4K compatibility to a 3.1 channel system with surround sound through either Dolby Atmos or DTS:X. This is one audio accessory that would seriously upgrade your home theater, and therefore earns this coveted award."


Hear sound from all directions with max 7.1.2 surround sound

Vertical Surround Engine, our latest surround technology, lets you enjoy the thrill of the latest theater audio formats like Dolby Atmos and DTS:X in a single slim unit. No matter what type of room you're in, its three front speakers reproduce "vertical," creating virtual surround sound that seems to come from all around you.

Everything upscaled close to 7.1.2ch

Now you can enjoy everything you watch in maximum 7.1.2ch sound. Our advanced digital signal processing converts any audio to immersive surround with just the click of a button on the remote.1.

The perfect setting for every sound

Select a sound mode best suited to the entertainment with a direct key on your remote control. Go deeper into the movies with Theater mode, and experience more action from your game play thanks to Game mode created by PlayStation developers. Sport mode fine tunes ambient crowd noise so you can feel the pitch-side action, while Music mode lets you and hear the detail in every song. News mode is designed for clear dialog.

Bring your equipment together

Connect via HDMI, LAN Connection, USB and more to enjoy music and movies from different sources.2.

Enjoy all your movies in 4K HDR quality

With the latest 4K HDR 18 Gbps pass-through and HDCP 2.2, the HT-Z9F is made for the latest home theater formats including HDR10, Dolby Vision and Hybrid-Log Gamma.

The Way The Artists Truly Intended

Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher than CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you.

Built-in Wi-Fi®

Wirelessly connect to online music streaming with built-in Wi-Fi.

Bluetooth® streaming

Stream music wirelessly with Bluetooth® technology.

Enhance the detail with DSEE HX

DSEE HX upscales your existing music to near high-resolution sound quality.

Chromecast built-in for smartphone streaming3

Stream music, online radio, and podcasts from your smartphone, tablet, or laptop to your audio device. Just tap the Cast button.

Stream music throughout the house

Use the Sony | Music Center App (previously called SongPal)4 to group selected Sony soundbars and speakers together, then stream music in multiple rooms.5.

Connect to rear speakers

Extend your surround sound setup with wireless rear speakers.6.

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Amplifier Channels
2.1 CH
3.1 CH
3.1 CH
7.1.2 CH
2.1 CH
Vocal Enhancement
1 Level
1 Level
2 Level
2 Level
1 Level
1 Level
4K HDR Pass Thru (HDMI HDCP2.2)
HDMI® In/Out (ARC)
0 in/1 out
1 in/1 out
2 in/1 out
3 in/1 out
1 in/1 out
0 in/1 out
Center Channel
3D Surround (Dolby Atmos / DTS-X)
Vertical Surround Engine
Multi-Room Audio /Wi-fi Music

Size & Weight
MAIN UNIT SIZE – BODY ONLY (W X H X D) 39-3/8" × 2-5/8" × 4" (100 cm x 64 mm x 99 mm)
MAIN UNIT WEIGHT – BODY ONLY 6 lb 13 oz (3.1 kg)
SUBWOOFER SIZE (W X H X D) 7-1/2" x 15-1/8" x 15-1/4" (190 mm x 382 mm x 386 mm)
SUBWOOFER WEIGHT 17 lb 14 oz (8.1 kg)
Amplifier Type S-Master HX
Power Output (Total) 400 W
Subwoofer Type Wireless Subwoofer
Input and Output Terminals HDMI(ARC), Optical-audio input, Analog in (stereo mini), USB type A, Ethernet
IEEE802.11 version 11a/b/g/n (2.4 GHz/5 GHz)
Bluetooth® RX (Receiver)/TX (Transmitter)
Bluetooth® version version 4.2
HDCP2.2 Yes
Number of Input/Output 2/1 (ARC)
4K/60p/YUV4:4:4 Yes
Dolby Vision™ Compatible Yes
HLG (hybrid log gamma) Yes
HDCP2.2 Yes
Audio Formats
HDMI input Dolby® Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby® True HD, Dolby Atmos®, Dolby® Dual mono, DTS®, DTS-HD High-Resolution Audio, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS:X, LPCM (2ch/5.1ch/7.1ch), DSD (2ch/5.1ch),
Optical Input Dolby® Digital, Dolby® Dual mono, DTS®, LPCM 2ch
USB DSD (.dsf/.diff), Wav, Flac, Alac (.m4a only), AIFF, HE AAC, AAC, mp3, Monkey Audio, WMA, Ogg Vorbis
Bluetooth® (Receiver) SBC, AAC, LDAC
Bluetooth® (Transmitter) SBC, LDAC
Sound Function
Sound Mode Auto Sound, Theater, Music, Game Studio, News, Sports, Standard
Sound Effect Night Mode, Voice Mode
Virtual Surround Technology S-Force PRO/Vertical Surround Engine
Speaker Layout
Speaker Structure 3.1ch
bar speaker 1
Subwoofer 1
Network Function
Network Function Chromecast built-in (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.), Works with Google Assistant (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.), Spotify Connect (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.), DLNA (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.)
Wireless Features
Wireless Surround No
Wireless Surround (with optional wireless speakers) Yes
TV Wireless connection Yes (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.)
Wireless Multi-room Yes (This feature will be made available via a future firmware update.)
Power Consumption BAR 52 W/Subwoofer 20 W
Power consumption(on Remote Start mode) BAR 0.5 W/SW 0.5 W (Network/Bluetooth® standby off)
Wall-mountable Yes (with supplied bracket)

  • Remote Control
  • Batteries for remote commander
  • HDMI Cable, Wall Hanging Bracket