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Sony STR-DH590

5.2-channel home theatre receiver with Bluetooth®

Item # 158STDH590

Looking for an affordable way to set up a home theater? The Sony STR-DH590 has a lot to offer.

Looking for an affordable way to set up a home theater? The Sony STR-DH590 has a lot to offer.

Item # 158STDH590

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About the Sony STR-DH590

Home theater sound meets easy wireless music streaming

Looking for an affordable way to set up a home theater? The Sony STR-DH590 has a lot to offer. Got a 4K TV? This 5.2-channel receiver is ready for the latest Ultra HD content, including 4K Blu-ray discs with HDR (High Dynamic Range). Built-in Bluetooth gives you tons of options for streaming music from a compatible device.

Home theater sound meets easy wireless music streaming

Looking for an affordable way to set up a home theater? The Sony STR-DH590 has a lot to offer. Got a 4K TV? This 5.2-channel receiver is ready for the latest Ultra HD content, including 4K Blu-ray discs with HDR (High Dynamic Range). Built-in Bluetooth gives you tons of options for streaming music from a compatible device.

Cinematic sound for any space

This value-packed receiver supports a classic five-speaker surround sound setup. Sony's Digital Theater Auto Calibration system ensures optimal sound in any room. The included setup microphone measures your room's acoustics, allowing the receiver to adjust itself to your speakers and space.


Product highlights:

    Power and Processing:
    • 5-channel amplifier
    • 90 watts per channel into 6 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.09% THD, with 2 channel driven
    • Dolby® and DTS® surround sound decoding
    • Digital Theater Auto Calibration (DCAC) for easy, accurate speaker setup (microphone included)
    Digital and Streaming Music Options:
    • built-in Bluetooth for wireless music listening with smartphones, tablets, and compatible computers
      • Bluetooth Standby lets you turn the receiver on straight from your paired device
    • HDMI 2.0 audio/video switching: 4 in, 1 out
      • HDCP 2.2 technology ensures compatibility with 4K Ultra HD sources and TVs
      • HDR-compatible for extended picture contrast and brightness with compatible 4K TVs and HDR-encoded content
      • supports HDR10 and Dolby Vision™
    • optical and coaxial digital audio inputs
    • 4 analog stereo audio inputs
    • no phono input — to connect a turntable you'll need to add a phono preamp
    • preamp outputs for 2 powered subwoofers
    • outputs for five speakers (Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R)
    • 1/4" headphone jack
    • rear-panel USB port (power supply only)
    General Features:
    • 4K and 3D HDMI pass-through
    • HDMI standby pass-through allows access to all HDMI connected devices without having to power on the receiver
    • BRAVIA™ Sync for one-remote operation with compatible Sony components
    • FM tuner with 30 digital presets
    • remote control
    • 16-15/16"W x 5-1/4"H x 12-1/16"D
    • weight: 15.7 lbs.
    • warranty: 2 years
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    • MFR # STRDH590

    What's in the box:

    • 5.2ch AV receiver
    • Wireless remote control (RMT-AA401U)
    • 2 "AAA" batteries
    • Auto-calibration microphone
    • FM wire antenna
    • Operating Instructions
    • Startup Guide (En/Fr/Sp)
    • Warranty Information
    • Online Product Registration Information
    • "Before connecting speakers" sheet

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    Features & specs

    Number Of Channels 5
    Stereo RMS Power (watts) 90
    THD in Stereo 0.09 %
    Frequency Bandwidth (stereo) 20-20k Hz
    Minimum Impedance L/R 6 ohms
    Minimum Impedance Center 6 ohms
    Minimum Impedance Surround 6 ohms
    General Features
    Bluetooth Built-in
    Apple AirPlay No
    Alexa-compatible No
    Google Assistant-compatible No
    Chromecast built-in No
    DTS Play-Fi No
    App Remote Control No
    On-Screen Display Thru HDMI
    Auto Speaker Calibration DCAC
    Multi-room Audio/Video
    Powered Multi-room Audio Output No
    Preamp Multi-room Audio Output No
    Multi-room HDMI Output No
    Total Number of Zones 1
    Playback from Digital Audio Inputs No
    Playback from Streaming Sources No
    Surround Processing
    Dolby Digital DD, TrueHD, DD+
    Dolby Atmos No
    Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization No
    DTS DTS, HD, HDMA, 96/24
    DTS:X No
    DTS Virtual:X No
    Inputs & Outputs
    Phono Input No
    Audio-Video Inputs 4
    Audio-only Inputs 2
    Component Video Inputs None
    Component Video Monitor Outputs None
    Optical Digital Inputs 1
    Coaxial Digital Inputs 1
    Optical Digital Outputs None
    Coaxial Digital Outputs None
    HDMI Inputs 4
    HDMI Monitor Outputs 1
    Subwoofer Outputs 2
    Discrete Subwoofer Outputs No
    Multi-Channel Analog Input No
    Multi-channel Preamp Output No
    Main Speaker Output Pairs Posts/Spring-clips
    Main Speaker Terminals Posts/Spring-clips
    Ethernet Port None
    USB Connections Charge only (rear)
    Removable Power Cord No
    HDMI Features
    HDMI Version 2.0a
    VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) No
    ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) No
    4K/120Hz-Capable Inputs None
    Audio Return Channel ARC supported
    Video Upscaling No
    HDR (High Dynamic Range) Support
    HDR10 Yes
    HDR10+ No
    HLG Yes
    Dolby Vision Yes
    Other Specs
    FM Sensitivity Not Given
    Multibrand Remote Control No
    Learning Remote No
    LCD Remote
    Width (inches) 16.9375
    Height (inches) 5.25
    Depth (inches) 12.0625
    Weight (pounds) 15.7
    Parts Warranty 2 Years
    Labor Warranty 2 Years
    The Sony STR-DH590 replaces these items:

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    Audio Section
    Video Section
    Built-in Bluetooth & FM Tuner
    Remote & Convenience Features

    Audio Section

    5-Channel Discrete Amplification: The Sony STR-DH590's discrete 5-channel amplifier delivers high power and quality sound. It is rated at 90 watts (into 6Ω, @ 20-20kHz, with THD 0.09%, driving 2 channels). The power amplifier uses a glass-epoxy circuit board for reduced vibration and distortion, giving clear, high power from each of the discreet amplifiers. Every component in the STR-DH590 has been designed for detail and clarity.

    • Reinforced Metal Chassis: A reinforced frame and beam chassis design reduces transmitted vibration from speaker sound pressure for more focused, powerful sound. The metal framework and heat sink bracket shield the circuits from sound pressure and radiation, for high-rigidity and clearer sound quality.
    • Large Capacity Transformer & Specially Designed Heat Sink: The stereo receiver utilizes a large capacity power transformer built for clarity. The heat sink is specially designed to maximize air intake, keeping the amplifier circuit cool to reduce distortion and increase reliability

    DCAC (Digital Theater Auto Calibration): Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (DCAC) automatically optimizes sound based on where you sit in relation to your speakers, to help give you the best from your home theater system. The included microphone plugs into the receiver's front-panel 3.5mm mic input and then automatically checks for speaker connections, adjusts the speaker output levels, calculates the distance from each speaker to the listening position, and distinguishes frequency characteristics of each speaker. You can also choose to manually adjust the AV receiver's speaker settings.

    Digital Signal Processing (DSP) & Supported Digital Audio Formats: The STR-DH590 incorporates a powerful DSP that supports the latest surround sound formats and ensures the highest accuracy in the decoding of a variety of Dolby Digital, DTS, DSD & PCM audio formats. The digital audio formats that this receiver can decode depending on the digital audio output jacks of the connected device. This receiver supports the following audio formats:

    Digital Audio Connector Audio Signal Type Audio Signal Format
    HDMI (4 Inputs/1 Output) Linear PCM 2ch to 8ch, 32-192kHz, 16/20/24-bit
    DSD 2-6ch, 2.8MHz, 1-bit
    Bitstream Dolby Digital, DTS, DTS 96/24
    High Definition Audio Bitstream Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution
    Optical (1)/Coaxial (1) Linear PCM 2ch to 6ch, 32-96kHz, 16/20/24-bit
    Bitstream Dolby Digital, DTS, DTS 96/24
    Note: Even though the AV receiver will decode 7.1ch surround sound (via HDMI), it will only output 5.1ch surround, because it lacks Surround Back channel speaker outputs.

    Dolby Pro Logic II: The Sony AV receiver supports Dolby Pro Logic II to enhance 2-channel and multichannel decoding formats. You can select between a Movie & Music mode.

    Direct Stream Digital (DSD): Enjoy studio-quality sound thanks to the Direct Stream Digital (DSD) audio codec; designed specifically for High-Resolution Audio. This 1-bit format utilizes a stream of very high frequency 1s and 0s to recreate audio waveforms at a higher resolution than conventional codecs. The result is clearer, crisper, High-Resolution Audio quality. The STR-DH590 supports DSD 2.8 MHz (up to 5.1ch) decoding thru HDMI.

    HD Digital Cinema Sound (HD-D.C.S): HD Digital Cinema Sound (HD-D.C.S.) is Sony's new innovative home theater technology using the latest acoustic and digital signal processing technologies. It is based on precise response measurement data of a mastering studio. With this mode, you are able to enjoy Blu-ray and DVD movies at home with not only the high quality of sound, but also the best sound ambience, just as the movie's sound engineer intended in the mastering process. Select between the following HD-D.C.S modes -

    • For Movies:
      • Dynamic: This setting is suitable for an environment which is reverberant but lacks a spacious feel (where sound absorption is not sufficient). It emphasizes the reflection of sound and reproduces the sound of a large, classic movie theater. This emphasizes the spacious feel of a dubbing theater and creates a unique acoustic field.
      • Theater: This setting is suitable for a general living room. It reproduces the reverberation of sound just like in a movie theater (dubbing theater). It is most appropriate for watching content recorded on a Blu-ray Disc when you want the atmosphere of a movie theater.
      • Studio: This setting is suitable for a living room with the appropriate sound devices. It reproduces the reverberation of sound provided when a theatrical sound source is remixed for a Blu-ray Disc to a volume level suitable for home use. The level of reflection and reverberation of sound is kept to a minimum, while dialogues and surround effects are reproduced vividly.
    • For Music:
      • Hall: Reproduces the acoustics of a classical concert hall.
      • Jazz Club: Reproduces the acoustics of a jazz club.
      • Live Concert: Reproduces the acoustics of a 300-seat live house.
      • Stadium: Reproduces the feel of a large open-air stadium.
      • Sports: Reproduces the feel of sports broadcasting.
      • Audio Enhancer: Reproduces clear enhanced sound from your portable audio device. This mode is ideal for MP3s and other compressed music.

    Stereo Modes: The STR-DH590 provides a 2-channel stereo mode, multichannel stereo mode, and a headphone 2ch mode.

    • 2-Channel Stereo: 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.
    • Multi-Channel Stereo: 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.
    • Headphone 2ch: Plays back 2-channel audio signals without adding any surround effect. Sound from monaural and multichannel audio signals are output after being converted into a 2-channel signal (this mode is automatically selected when listening to headphones).

    Direct Modes: The receiver's Direct mode outputs audio from only the front left and right speakers without any tone or DSP processing; only the volume and front speaker balance adjustments are active. To further enhance sound quality, the receiver's Pure Direct mode not only bypasses the tone and DSP processing, but also turns off the front-panel display to suppress any noise which may affect sound quality.

    Audio Enhancements: The Sony STR-DH590 offers a variety of audio enhancements to help tailor the sound to your listening application.

    • Equalizer: You can adjust the tonal quality (bass & treble level) of the front speakers from -6dB to +6dB, in 1dB steps.
    • S-Force Pro Front Surround: Ideal for smaller rooms, S-Force PRO Front Surround delivers a virtual surround acoustic field using only two front speakers.
    • Night Mode: This function allows you to retain a theater like environment at low volume levels. When watching a movie late at night, you will still be able to hear the dialog clear even at a low volume level.
    • DRC (Dynamic Range Compressor): This feature allows you to compress the dynamic range of the sound track. You can select standard or maximum compression, or off (only works with Dolby Digital sources).
    • TV Volume Offset: If the level of the TV sound output from speakers connected to the receiver is lower than that of other devices connected to the receiver, you can increase the TV output sound level. This function works when you connect a TV compatible with the Audio Return Channel (ARC) function to the HDMI TV Out jack, or connect a TV to the Optical In jack or Audio TV In jacks.

    Audio Outputs: The Sony STR-DH590 is fitted with the following audio outputs.

    • Speaker Terminals: The receiver is equipped with binding post terminals for the front L/R speaker outputs, and spring-clip terminals for the center and surround L/R speaker outputs. The binding post terminals will accept bare wire (up to 10 AWG), pin-connectors, and banana plugs (single only). The spring-clip terminals will accept bare wire (up to 12AWG) and pin-connectors. Use speakers with a 6- to 16-ohm impedance.
    • Dual Sub Outputs: The AV receiver is fitted with two subwoofer preamp outputs to connect dual powered subs (the subwoofer outputs share the same input signal and are not discrete).
    • Front-Panel Headphone Jack: When headphones are plugged into the full-size 1/4" jack on the front panel, all the speakers are automatically muted.

    Volume Range: The Sony AV receiver has a volume range of 1 (Min) to 73 (Max).

    Video Section

    HDMI 2.0a: The receiver is equipped with four HDMI 2.0a inputs and one HDMI 2.0a monitor output for connecting HDMI-equipped audio/video component; such as your satellite/cable receiver, Blu-ray/DVD player, and game system; plus your TV. The receiver's HDMI 2.0a jacks are compatible with 4K/60Hz video, 4:4:4 color subsampling, HDR (High Dynamic Range) & BT.2020 video, & HDCP 2.2.

    • 4K/60Hz Pass-Through: 4K/60Hz pass-through allows the Sony STR-DH590 to receive ultra high-definition resolution video and pass the video signal to a 4K/60Hz compatible TV or display monitor. It will also pass a 480p, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p video signal.
    • HDCP 2.2: HDCP 2.2 is supported by all of the receiver's HDMI jacks. HDCP 2.2 is short for "High bandwidth Digital Content Protection" and is used for 4K video copyright protection for compatibility with Ultra HD Blu-ray players and 4K Satellite/Cable providers.
    • 4:4:4 Color Subsampling: The receiver's HDMI jacks support RGB, YCbCr 4:4:4 color subsampling for more vibrant and lifelike images, as well as YCbCr 4:2:2 and YCbCr 4:2:0 color subsampling. With 4:4:4, luminance (brightness) and chroma (color) are sampled at the same rate, resulting in an RGB color palette as big as the video sampling rate for a video image with more total colors, plus greater color accuracy and detail.
    • Wide Color Gamut (BT.2020): The BT.2020 color standard delivers a much wider color gamut and represents about 75% of the total visual color spectrum, while the current Rec. 709 color standard selected as the color space for HDTVs and early generation 4K Ultra HDTVs covers only 35% of the total visual color spectrum.
    Note: When you use high bandwidth video formats (such as 4K/60p 4:4:4, 4:2:2 and 4K/60p 4:2:0 10-bit), be sure to set the HDMI signal format to "ENHANCED".

    HDR (High Dynamic Range): HDR (High Dynamic Range) reproduces a greater dynamic range of luminosity or brightness levels, bringing greater contrast & wider color spectrum to the screen. This increased contrast reveals the subtle nuances of the image, from detailed blacks and shadows to the brightest whites and colors, plus greater depth. Previously hidden areas of dark shadow and sunlight are now full of clarity and detail.

    • HDR 10: HDR 10 is an open standard and currently the most popular HDR format on the market. It supports 10-bit color and 1,000 nits. It uses static metadata at the start of a movie to tell the receiver and your TV that the video content is encoded using HDR.
    • HLG (Hybrid-Log Gamma): HLG (Hybrid-Log Gamma) is primarily designed for live video feed and over-the-air broadcasts. It uses no pre-encoded metadata and is backwards compatible with SDR. HLG's native compatibility allows much of today's existing SDR infrastructure to be re-used for HDR in the future.
    • Dolby Vision: Unlike HDR 10 which contains static metadata and HLG which uses not metadata, Dolby Vision adjusts brightness, color, and contrast automatically for each scene. Dynamic metadata carries information that maps every image to your TV's display capabilities, so you see more of what the content creator intended.
    Note: Use a premium high-speed 18Gbps HDMI cable for the best 4K/HDR performance.

    Other HDMI Features: Other HDMI features of the Sony STR-DH590 receiver include 3D video, HDMI Standby Pass-Through, A/V Sync, and ARC.

    • 3D-Ready: The Sony AV receiver supports 3D video pass-through (720p/1080p only) from connected 3D-compatible Blu-ray, games and broadcast devices to 3D-compatible HDTVs (all 3D components must be connected via HDMI). Special eyewear will be required for viewing 3D content.
    • HDMI Standby Pass-Through: The HDMI Standby Pass-Through feature conveniently allows you to access all your HDMI connected devices without having to power on the receiver.
    • AV Sync: The audio output can be delayed (60ms) so that the time gap between the audio output and the visual display is minimized. This is especially helpful when you are using a large flat-panel TV or a projection screen.
    • ARC (Audio Return Channel): This feature of the HDMI monitor output allows audio to be sent from your compatible HDTV to your receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio and video to your HDTV. This eliminates the need for extra cables connected to your television.

    No Analog Video Inputs/Outputs: The Sony STR-DH590 contains no analog composite or component video inputs/ outputs.

    Built-in Bluetooth & FM Tuner

    Bluetooth Audio Streaming: The Sony STR-DH590 features built-in Bluetooth 4.2 with support for A2DP 1.2 and AVRCP 1.6. You'll be able to wirelessly stream stored music, music apps, and other audio content from your Bluetooth source device (smartphone, tablet, laptop, etc.) to the stereo receiver. You can pair up to ten devices with the Sony STR-DH590, but only one can be connected and used for playback at a time. The STR-DH590 has a wireless Bluetooth range of approximately 98.4'.

    • SBC + AAC Codecs: In addition to support for the standard SBC Bluetooth audio codec, the STR-DH590 offers support of AAC. By supporting AAC, the AV receiver offers better audio performance of the music streamed from your Apple iPod, iPhone, or iPad.
    • Playback Control: You'll be able to control Play/Pause, Previous/Next Track, Fast Forward/Rewind, and Stop functions from the included IR remote. Advanced music browsing will still need to be handled from your Bluetooth source device.
    • Bluetooth Standby: With Bluetooth Standby, you can even turn the AV receiver on from your paired smartphone or tablet.
    Note: The STR-DH590 does not display song/artist/album information on its front-panel LCD screen or your HDMI-connected TV; continue to use your Bluetooth source device's screen to view song/artist info.

    FM Tuner: The Sony STR-DH590 AV receiver is equipped with a built-in FM tuner with 30 digital presets, station naming (up to 8 characters), and auto tuning. You can switch between Stereo & Mono mode. An FM wire antenna is included. This receiver is not equipped with an AM tuner.

    Remote & Convenience Features

    On-Screen Menu (via HDMI): You can display the menu of the receiver on your HDMI connected TV screen and select the function you want to use from the on-screen menu using the included IR remote control.

    IR Remote + Bravia Sync: The supplied IR remote provides wireless operation Sony's Bravia Sync feature allows you to easily manage select BRAVIA televisions and Sony HDMI audio and video components with a single remote. By connecting Sony components that are compatible with the HDMI Control function with a HDMI cable, operation is simplified in the following ways.

    • One-Touch-Play: When you play content on a device (such as a Blu-ray player) connected to the receiver; the receiver and the TV are turned on automatically, the input of the receiver is switched to the input of the device being played, and sound is output from the speakers connected to the receiver.
    • System Audio Control: If you turn on the receiver while you are watching a connected TV, the TV sound will be output from the speakers connected to the receiver. The volume of the receiver can be adjusted using the TV remote control. When you turn on the TV, the receiver is turned on automatically and the TV sound is output from the speakers connected to the receiver.
    • System Power Off: You can automatically turn off the receiver and any device connected to the HDMI jack when you turn off your TV.

    Input Mode: When you connect components to both digital and analog audio input jacks on the receiver, you can fix the audio input mode to either of them, or switch from one to the other, depending on the type of material you intend to watch.

    Input Name: You can enter a name of up to 8 characters for each of the receiver's inputs (except Tuner & Bluetooth) and display the name on its display. This is convenient for labeling the jacks with the names of your connected components.

    Sleep Timer: The unit may be set to automatically turn off after 30, 60, 90, or 120 minutes.

    USB Charging Port: There is a rear-panel USB-A (5V/1A) port that can be used to charge the battery of your smartphone or other USB-enabled portable device.

    Auto Standby: Auto Standby lets you set the receiver switch to standby mode automatically after 20 minutes when you do not operate the receiver or when there is no signal input to the receiver.

    Software Update: By downloading the latest version of software from Sony, you can take advantage of the newest functions. Software updates are done via USB. Visit the Sony eSupport website for the latest software updates.

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    Customer Q&A

    20 questions already asked

    Sony str dh590 was working perfectly. TV sound suddenly stopped. No changes with any hardware. I have reset and addressed every question in trouble shooting, blue tooth is unaffected. I have looked at everything I can see and still no sound I would appreciate any new perspective?
    [ Wayne  Oct 21, 2020 ]
    1 answer
    I had the same problem,there's a button on the left side of the receiver above the power button, it's the very first button in the menu panel on the left side. it controls the speaker on and off. Hope this helps
    [ Jimmy  Oct 21, 2020 ]  Staff
    Can you adjust BASS and TREBLE?
    [ P.J.  Sep 11, 2020 ]
    3 answers
    Yes. Absolutely.
    [ Paul Mercado  Sep 14, 2020 ]  Staff
    [ Colin  Sep 11, 2020 ]  Staff
    [ Jason  Sep 11, 2020 ]  Staff
    Including a blu-ray player ?
    [ Sparks  Feb 25, 2020 ]
    2 answers
    Hi Sparks This unit does not have a blu-ray player, but does have hdmi input to connect one. I'm not aware of any receivers with built in br players. I've been very satisfied with this unit.
    [ LAWRENCE  Mar 10, 2020 ]  Staff
    no. A blu ray player is not included
    [ Jason  Mar 10, 2020 ]  Staff
    Will this unit work with 4 ohm Cerwin Vega VE-12 speakers?
    [ HBear  Jan 03, 2020 ]
    1 answer
    Hi Heather, thank you for your question. The Sony STR-DH950 receiver is only capable of a 6ohm minimum impedance. You may want to check out the Denon AVR-X3500H. This receiver is capable of delivering power to a 4ohm speaker, and has a little more power than the Sony. If you would like to discuss this model, or perhaps get personalized product advice on another receiver, please get in touch with an Advisor via online chat, or by phone at 1-800-324-9695. We will be happy to help.
    [ Jess  Jan 14, 2020 ]  Staff
    This unit has 2 subwoofers outputs. DO I need to use 2 subwoofers or can 1 be used and it be adequate?
    [ Rick  Dec 03, 2019 ]
    5 answers
    You can use one, two or none. Whatever you prefer.
    [ James  Dec 04, 2019 ]  Staff
    One sub is all you need-it will be more than adequate. Im running a Klipsch reference sub and its fabulous!
    [ Chris  Dec 04, 2019 ]  Staff
    1 works just fine, I have been using 1 since I bought it, and we have the sub turned down, otherwise we could rattle the pictures off the walls
    [ Ramon  Dec 04, 2019 ]  Staff
    Rick, You do not have to run two subs. One sub can be run and may be totally adequate. Depends on room size and acoustics, quality of sub, etc. Try it with one, and get a second one if you feel it's necessary. Hope this helped.
    [ LAWRENCE  Dec 03, 2019 ]  Staff
    You can use one or both. They both produce the same output and are not independent of each other. It is like a Y splitter inside the receiver.
    [ John  Dec 03, 2019 ]  Staff
    Can I connect my cell phone to it and play music from my phone? Many txh
    [ Soriwori  Nov 28, 2019 ]
    5 answers
    Absolutely. That is what I use this unit for the most. I connect the Bluetooth and listen to all the music from my phone.
    [ Brendan  Dec 02, 2019 ]  Staff
    I have connected iTunes music from my iPhone to the Sony thru Bluetooth. Works beautifully like in the car.
    [ Ronald  Nov 29, 2019 ]  Staff
    I have never tried this before, so I cannot advise you on the subject.
    [ Michael R.  Nov 29, 2019 ]  Staff
    yes you can i do it with my phone
    [ joe  Nov 29, 2019 ]  Staff
    Yes via Bluetooth you can connect all your phone audio with ease
    [ Jeremy  Nov 28, 2019 ]  Staff
    How many watts per 5 channels at 8 ohms at 20-20,00 hz with less than 1% distortion?
    [ Mike  Aug 01, 2019 ]
    1 answer
    I know there might be a way to calculate this, but it will be less then the 90 @ 6 ohms rating
    [ Jason  Aug 07, 2019 ]  Staff
    How do you install a better FM antenna then Arial type ?
    [ Clawincelectric  Jul 29, 2019 ]
    1 answer
    Randy, If you are looking for FM antennas or need help picking the right one out, one of out advisors would be happy to assist you!
    [ Calvin  Aug 06, 2019 ]  Staff
    I'm looking at the Sony UBP X800 to pair with my TCL 4k TV. Unfortunately, the two realistically only have HDMI for audio and my Sony Amp is to old to have HDMI. The Sony STR DN590 looks like it should do what I need. I am still using Yamaha speakers I got from you quite some time ago. The next factor is that I believe the 590 seems to want you to pass the audio/video through the Amp and it seems more prudent to send DVD to TV then go from TV to Amp. So, am I looking at the right components? (I presume you can send them together...)
    [ Michael  May 30, 2019 ]
    1 answer
    Yes you are on the right track. If your amp doesn't have HDMI inputs you will need to connect that UPB-X800 directly to the HDMI input on the TV and then output the audio (probably via optical digital) to the Sony. You can connect with one of our friendly product advisors to make sure you have all the pieces you'll need for a complete installation:
    [ Cosmo  Jun 10, 2019 ]  Staff
    can i connect a record player?
    [ J  May 18, 2019 ]
    3 answers
    Hi J., I honestly don't know the answer to this question. I presume that you can. It depends on the connection on your record player. On my old receiver, I could connect a record player. Best of luck.
    [ Michael R.  May 19, 2019 ]  Staff
    No. There are no inputs for a record player.
    [ Paul Garcia de  May 19, 2019 ]  Staff
    You say "record player" so I assume you mean a turntable without a built-in phono preamp. The answer is no, the Sony does not have a phono pre amp onboard so it won't work with a turntable.
    [ Kenneth  May 18, 2019 ]  Staff
    Can I use this with just a hd tv or do I have to have a 4K tv?
    [ Zachary  Feb 12, 2019 ]
    6 answers
    Yes you can use this with a regular HDTV.
    [ Erik  Feb 12, 2019 ]  Staff
    you can use it with just hd tv or 4k tv both will work
    [ joe  Feb 12, 2019 ]  Staff
    This works with regular HDTV. I believe its output is capped at 1080p. Continues to be a robust, if slow loading unit.
    [ Erik  Feb 12, 2019 ]  Staff
    It is backward compatible with older standards. Works fine with our older 1080i TV.
    [ Bryan  Feb 12, 2019 ]  Staff
    Works with any TV that uses HDMI cables.
    [ Nicholas  Feb 12, 2019 ]  Staff
    [ DANIEL M  Feb 12, 2019 ]  Staff
    Can I connect my Sony wh1000xm3 wireless headphones to this via Bluetooth?
    [ Wayne  Dec 22, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    Good question, I haven't tried wireless headphones yet but I would say yes they would work with this unit.
    [ Randy  Dec 22, 2018 ]  Staff
    I just need the remote control of this reciever, do you have available that,?
    [ Gene  Nov 29, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    The Sony wireless remote (RMT-AA401U) is not sold separately. You can use a universal remote (like a Logitech Harmony model):|Logitech Or, you can try contacting Sony to see if you can get a replacement from them directly: 888-222-7669
    [ Ryan  Dec 05, 2018 ]  Staff
    I have a whole house audio that needs an RCA stereo input, how can I accomplish this with this unit?
    [ B.  Nov 27, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    Simply plug your speaker wires into the back of the sony. There are several inputs available or you can change your speaker terminals to fit. There are plenty of pictures of the back of the STR-DH5 that you can review. It's basically the same as most receivers.
    [ Chris  Nov 27, 2018 ]  Staff
    Honestly I'm not sure. All of my connections are via HDMI. Sorry I couldn't be of more help.
    [ David  Nov 27, 2018 ]  Staff
    Recently purchased this receiver. Question is, I have whole house audio and need an RCA stereo output from the receiver. Can this be accomplished?
    [ B.  Nov 25, 2018 ]
    5 answers
    Sorry, no; the Sony STR-DH590 does not offer any RCA pre-amp outputs for this purpose. I see you did order from Crutchfield Brent so, if the Sony isn't going to suit your needs, contact us directly, ASAP to see about selecting a model that will work for you and arranging a return for exchange or refund:
    [ Ryan  Dec 04, 2018 ]  Staff
    Yes. The outputs are on the back side.
    [ William Bruce  Dec 03, 2018 ]  Staff
    The receiver has an HDMI output. You can't purchase an HDMI mail to a three RCA video or audio AV connection. There is also a powered 1080 HDMI to HDMI optical an SPDIF plus RCA left/right extractor converter audio splitter. I would try the splitter to see if you can get the signals you require to your audio system from your HDMI output.
    [ DAVID  Dec 03, 2018 ]  Staff
    Not capable of rca preamp outputs
    [ Mike  Dec 03, 2018 ]  Staff
    I believe this A/V has speaker level outputs and sub low level outs. Sorry.
    [ Jeff  Dec 03, 2018 ]  Staff
    are the subwoofer outputs on this receiver for one or two subwoofers ?
    [ mel  Apr 22, 2018 ]
    3 answers
    2 subs. Use Y-Split subwoofer cable.
    [ growhifi  Oct 20, 2020 ]  Staff
    one. My sub woofer has two inputs ( R & L ) and sums them together inside
    [ paul  Apr 23, 2018 ]  Staff
    [ Kenneth  Apr 22, 2018 ]  Staff
    my tv has s/pdif digital audio output. Is the coaxial digital input on the STR-DH590 receiver compatible?
    [ paul  Apr 02, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    You would want to use the input labeled "OPTICAL" on the Sony receiver to connect your TV's digital audio output. For more details or to discuss further, please contact an Advisor directly by phone (888.955.6000) or online chat. Thanks!
    [ Larry  Apr 09, 2018 ]  Staff

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