Sony ES STR-AZ5000ES Premium 11.2-Ch 8K A/V Home Theater Receiver


Original price was: $2,100.00.Current price is: $1,499.99.

SKU: STRAZ5000ES Open-Box
Brand: Sony


Power and processing:

  • 11-channel amplifier
  • 120 watts per channel into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.09% THD, with 2 channels driven
  • Dolby Atmos and DTS:X® surround sound decoding
    • Dolby Speaker Virtualization and DTS Virtual:X® create three-dimensional effects without height speakers
  • IMAX® Enhanced reproduces the full dynamic range of specially encoded IMAX soundtracks from compatible sources
  • Digital Cinema Auto Calibration IX and 360 Spatial Sound Mapping calibrate the sound to match your room and speaker configuration for an expansive, immersive soundstage
  • Sony’s DSEE Ultimate accurately upscales audio to near-high-resolution sound quality
  • built-in high-performance 32-bit DAC
  • premium componentry meets ES standards for audio performance
  • control the receiver with your smartphone using the Sony Music Center app
  • compatible with Sony’s SA-RS3S and SA-RS5 wireless rear speakers and SA-SW3 and SA-SW5 wireless subwoofers

Digital and streaming music options:

  • Chromecast built-in for streaming over Wi-Fi with a wide range of compatible apps on your mobile device
  • works with Google Assistant voice control devices (sold separately)
  • Spotify® Connect lets you play music using the Spotify app on your mobile device (subscription required)
  • Apple AirPlay 2 lets you stream directly from an iPhone® or iPad® and ask Siri to play Apple Music®
    • supports multi-room audio with compatible wireless speakers
  • built-in Bluetooth for wireless music listening with smartphones, tablets, and compatible computers
  • compatible with Sonos Port — receiver turns on automatically and sets the right input when selected in the app
  • works as a Roon player (requires subscription and Roon Core running on your network)
    • Roon Core is media server software that runs on your computer, NAS drive, or other compatible hardware

Multi-room audio/video:

  • three-room/three-source output
  • HDMI dual-zone switching for watching video content from different sources in two zones simultaneously
  • powered stereo output for Zone 2
  • analog stereo audio outputs (variable) for Zones 2 and 3


  • HDMI 2.1 audio/video switching: 7 in, 2 out (including 1 front-panel input)
    • 4 rear-panel inputs support 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz video
    • 1 front-panel input supports 4K video
    • HDCP 2.3 technology ensures compatibility with Ultra HD sources and TVs
    • supports HDR10, Dolby Vision®, HLG, and IMAX Enhanced
  • gaming-optimized video processing technologies for a smooth, lag-free gaming experience
    • Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) reduce or eliminate lag and frame tearing
  • supports ARC (Audio Return Channel) and eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
    • eARC receives uncompressed surround sound signals including Dolby Atmos and DTS:X via the HDMI connection with your compatible TV
  • 2 composite video inputs
  • 2 composite video outputs
  • digital audio inputs: 2 optical and 1 coaxial
  • 4 analog stereo audio line-level inputs
  • no phono input — to connect a turntable you’ll need to add a phono preamp
  • 11.2-channel preamp outputs for use with optional external power amps
  • outputs for 11 speakers (Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, Surround Back L/R, Height 1 L/R, Height 2 L/R)
  • front-panel USB port for firmware updates and system setting backup
  • detachable power cable

General features:

  • center channel enhancements include Center Speaker Lift Up, BRAVIA™ Acoustic Center Sync, and Dual Center Speaker
  • intuitive on-screen user interface (via HDMI only)
    • setup via the front panel, through the Graphical User Interface (GUI), or with a web browser
  • remote control
  • FM tuner
  • built-in support for Control4, Crestron, Savant, and other home automation systems
  • RS-232C and remote (IR) connections for use with optional third-party controllers
  • three 12-volt trigger outputs for sending power commands to external gear, like a power amplifier or cooling fan
  • Ethernet port for wired connectivity to your network
  • 16-15/16″W x 7-5/8″H x 18-5/8″D (9-3/4″H with Wi-Fi antennas raised)
  • weight: 42.4 lbs.


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