Sony HT-RT5

Sony HT-RT5
Sony HT-RT5
Sony HT-RT5
Sony HT-RT5
Sony HT-RT5
Sony HT-RT5
Sony HT-RT5
Sony HT-RT5

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5.1 channel real surround sound brings audio to life

Get authentic surround sound for all your movies, sport, music, and games. A slim sound bar and two wireless rear speakers combine to deliver a balanced, wide-frequency audio response, while a wireless subwoofer adds more body to your bass – so you can feel every action sequence burst into life around you.

ClearAudio+ enriches your music

Unique to Sony, ClearAudio+ automatically adjusts sound settings for an enriching listening experience. By bringing together expertise in digital signal processing technologies, ClearAudio+ is able to optimise audio to deliver a consistently clear, high-quality sound, whether you’re gaming or enjoying music and movies.

Football Mode puts you pitch side

The beautiful game has never sounded so good. Using acoustic data captured in a Brazilian football stadium, this dedicated mode enhances the natural, ambient noise at sporting events so you’ll feel like you’re part of the crowd.

Digital Music Arena for a live music experience

Rock out with Digital Music Arena and experience the distinctive acoustics of a live arena in your own home. Our engineers use time-stretched pulses to measure the acoustic characteristics of live arenas, then accurately reconstruct their sound fields, resulting in a unique, arena-style audio experience for your living room.

Cinema Studio 9.1ch for the at-the-movies feel

Enjoy cinema-style sound for your movies, TV, and music. Cinema Studio accurately simulates a 9.1ch surround sound system using only the provided 5.1ch speakers. By virtually adding two additional rear speakers and two ‘high’ speakers above the front speakers, sound becomes more powerful, with an enhanced vertical presence.

S-Master digital amplifier: true sonic purity

Enjoy the best of digital audio with the S-Master digital amplifier. Using a simplified, full digital signal path, the S-Master amplifier reproduces digital audio signals without the multiple analogue stages required by conventional amplifiers. The result is not just more power, but significantly less distortion caused by heat build-up.

Slim design for your living room

Designed to offer big sound for big screen televisions, the HT-RT5’s slim sound bar is just 5.6cm (2.2”) in height so it won’t obscure your view. Its minimalist styling is ready to suit your room with both table-top and wall mounting options.

Wireless Subwoofer for flexible setup

Add impact to movies with rich, powerful bass. Position the 38cm (15”) wireless subwoofer anywhere in the room to enjoy rich, resounding bass with fine low-end detail thanks to a bass-reflex port. The compact, stylish black unit blends in with any décor.

Advanced Digital Cinema Auto Calibration

It’s easy to transform any room into the ideal listening environment. Advanced Digital Cinema Automatic Calibration (ADCAC) optimises audio performance to ensure balanced sound. Use the supplied mic to measure the acoustic properties of your room in relation to where you sit, and the position of your speakers. The system adjusts and tunes sound accordingly, eliminating any weak sound spots to establish a wide, natural sound stage.

Set your music free with Multi-room listening

Fill your home with the sound of your favourite tracks, thanks to Multi-room listening. Use the SongPal 3.1 app to group selected Sony sound bars and speakers together, then stream music from a PC or your home network in multiple rooms throughout your home. It’s the perfect way to enjoy your favourite songs without being tied to one room.

The simple way to send music to your speakers

The HT-RT5 has Google Cast™ built in, so you can cast your favourite music apps from your personal device to your speakers. Simply tap the cast button in a music app on your Android™ phone or tablet, iPhone, iPad, Mac, Windows laptop, or Chromebook and select a speaker or group of speakers to get started.

Unite your music with SongPal

Download SongPal for your smartphone or tablet and take control of your music collection. Simply connect over Bluetooth or Wi-Fi and you’ll have seamless access to all your favourite tracks, whether they’re stored on your PC, server, or favourite online music service. The app can also be used to customise sound settings to ensure great, balanced audio.

Enjoy higher quality Bluetooth® streaming with LDAC

LDAC is a new codec developed by Sony for the highest quality Bluetooth audio streaming. It supports up to three times greater bitrate than typical Bluetooth streaming, sampling rates up to 96kHz, and more efficient coding. The result is superior audio with less compression to enable better than CD-quality wireless sound.

Bluetooth streaming for personal listening

Stream audio directly from the sound bar to your headphones via Bluetooth for convenient wireless listening. Compatible with high-quality LDAC, SBC, and AAC codecs, the HT-RT5 is designed for personal viewing, so you can put your headphones on to enjoy a movie on the big screen without disturbing anyone.

NFC One-touch for instant connectivity

Near Field Communication (NFC) technology makes complex set-up sequences a thing of the past. Simply touch selected NFC-enabled devices to the on-body N-mark for a quick, seamless connection, then start streaming content via Bluetooth. No NFC? No problem. You can still manually connect to Bluetooth using your device’s settings menu.

Multiple HDMI ports for simple connectivity

With three HDMI inputs you can connect an Internet TV box, Blu-ray Disc™ player, and games console all at once. You can enjoy all your Home Cinema in one place, without the need for a separate receiver.

Simplify your sound setup with HDMI ARC output

The HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel) means audio is also carried back to your sound bar from compatible TVs, without the need for an extra audio cable. Every device connected to your TV can now be heard through the multi bar, so you can hear all of your audio in high quality.

Optical inputs for easy connection

Use an optical cable to link up to your TV, DVD or Blu-ray Disc™ player, or connect your choice of music player via the analogue input for great sounding audio.

4K pass through for 4K content

Maintain 4K quality from source to screen. The 4K pass-through feature allows 4K data to ‘pass through’ and be displayed on a 4K TV or projector, without compromising image quality. Giving you the pure 4K experience makes this sound bar the perfect partner for 4K-capable TVs and players, and a solid cornerstone for your home entertainment system for the future.

DTS-HD™ for dynamic audio

With DTS-HD, you’ll enjoy the dynamic soundtracks on your favourite Blu-ray Discs and streamed movies – just as the director intended.

Dolby® TrueHD for sound as the director intended

Enjoy peerless audio quality with Dolby TrueHD, which delivers lossless sound across movies and music. By reproducing sound identical to original studio masters, it offers unparalleled audio fidelity for Blu-ray Discs and downloaded content.




Audio output channels ?
5.1 channels
RMS rated power ?
550 W
Audio decoders ?
DTS-HD HR, Dolby Pro Logic, DSD, Dolby Digital, DTS, DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD


Bluetooth ?
Near Field Communication (NFC)

Packaging content

Quick start guide ?

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity technology
Wired & Wireless
HDMI ports quantity ?
HDMI in ?
Number of HDMI outputs ?


AC input voltage ?
AC input frequency

Soundbar speaker

Soundbar speaker RMS power
270 W


Subwoofer included ?
Subwoofer RMS power ?
140 W
Subwoofer impedance
3 Ω
Bass reflex ?

Technical details

Apple docking compatibility ?
Not supported
Docking connector type ?
Not supported
Output power ?
550 W
Number of amplifier channels
5.1 channels

Weight & dimensions

Width ?
1080 mm
Depth ?
128 mm
Height ?
56 mm
Soundbar weight
3.8 kg
Subwoofer width
19.1 cm
Subwoofer depth
38.6 cm
Subwoofer height
38.3 cm
Subwoofer weight
8.5 kg
Package width ?
1158 mm
Package depth ?
257 mm
Package height ?
571 mm
Package weight ?
19 kg

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