Sony Ta-AN1000 - What HiFi? Award Winner 2023
2023 Best Home Cinema Amplifier under £1500
WhatHiFi? Magazine 5 Star Review April 2023
"This amplifier ticks all our boxes, with a sleek design, good feature set and outstanding performance, making it so easy to recommend."
Bring the sound of the cinema home
Featuring 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology1, the AN1000 gives you an immersive surround experience that is enabled by multiple phantom speakers.2 With D.C.A.C. IX Auto Calibration, it's always optimised for the best sound setting for your room, resulting in a breathtaking cinematic sound experience at home. And thanks to DTS:X and Dolby Atmos support, the AN1000 delivers mighty, cinematic surround, right alongside stunning high resolution music, streaming and smart integration.
360 Spatial Sound that adapts to your environment.
D.C.A.C. IX ingeniously measures the height and position of each speaker with a calibration microphone.
The AN1000 features 360 Spatial Sound Mapping technology to draw you into your entertainment like never before. Based on the positional information measured by D.C.A.C. IX, multiple phantom speakers2 are generated all around you, for an entirely new sound sensation, so you can experience all the drama of Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® alongside every breath, step and word like you're right inside the film.
High quality visuals.See vivid scenes full of real-life colour and depth. All of the original picture quality is preserved when played through the AN1000, so you’ll be completely immersed in movies. Gaming is also much more thrilling and realistic, with support for the latest formats, such as Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM) in HDMI 2.1.
High quality soundEnjoy music the way the artists truly intended with High-Resolution Audio for crystal clear precision. Or discover a new way of listening with 360 Reality Audio5 for a truly immersive live concert or studio session experience. With the AN1000, your music comes to life like never before. It also supports DSD (Direct Stream Digital) native playback, with no conversion involved so DSD content can be fully enjoyed without losing any of the original quality.
Best with Sony TVs.When connected to a BRAVIA TV with Acoustic Center Sync, both the audio system and the TV become the center speaker in your home cinema system. With Acoustic Center Sync, you’ll hear dialogue from the screen. Action and sound are precisely aligned so your viewing becomes much more immersive.
SA-SW5 subwoofer Click here for more info
300w of deep, rich bass from a 180mm driver with passive radiator
SA-SW3 subwoofer Click here for more info
200w of sound from a compact bass reflex subwoofer with 160mm driver.
SA-RS5 rear speakers Click here for more info
Total of 180w of wider surround sound with up firing speakers
SA-RS3S rear speakers Click here for more info
Total of 100w wider surround sound
creates multiple phantom speakers from the real speakers with Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X.