Sony expands its multi-room audio line with two new audio system
Sony already has a secure of audio system to deal with multi-room audio, and at CES 2016, the corporate is including two extra. With the SRS-ZR7 and SRS-ZR5, the corporate presents a pair of choices that function HDMI connections to enhance the sound coming out of your TV. Each the 4-speaker SRS-ZR7 and the smaller SRS-ZR7 might be organized in wi-fi stereo mode with both two of the identical mannequin or certainly one of every. As was the case with the SRS-X77 we examined some time again, all the multi-room setup and different controls are tweaked by means of Sony’s SongPal app.
Along with help for Google Forged and Spotify Join on each audio system, the SRS-ZR7 additionally options excessive-res audio and S-Grasp HX tech to scale back any added noise. On the SRS-ZR5, there’s Bluetooth connectivity and NFC pairing ought to the necessity come up. Sadly, Sony is not telling us how a lot these will value but, however they’re anticipated to go on sale this spring.
Sony additionally has a brand new soundbar its displaying off at CES. The HT-NT5 soundbar and HT-CT790 wi-fi subwoofer may also be utilized in a multi-room setup by way of the SongPal app and help each Google Forged and Spotify Join. Additionally they deal with audio from 4K content material by way of HDMI connection. The HT-NT5 has a quite distinctive design as properly: the audio system sit upright. Sony says this format results in a extra immersive sound and “distinctive readability.” We’ll be the decide of that once we get an opportunity to pay attention for ourselves later this week. The soundbar/subwoofer duo are set to reach this spring as properly.