Hands on: Sony HT-A9 Home Theater System review

Sony has made some very successful soundbars over the years, but its latest home cinema solution moves away from the all-in-one Atmos speaker in favour of a multi-speaker setup.

Take a look at the Sony HT-A9 Home Theater System, and you’ll see four wireless speakers and a control box that hooks up to your TV’s HDMI port. What you can’t see, however, are 12 ‘phantom’ speakers, that the system builds using a mixture of upfiring tweeters, psychoacoustic techniques, and sound optimization.

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