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Sony Brings High Resolution Audio to Your Living Room

by Product Specialist

With Sony high resolution audio in your living room, you will discover subtle details and artistic nuances in your favorite music that you’ve never heard before. You will feel the power and the presence of a live performance right in your home. You will experience music as it was meant to be heard. It’s all possible with the superior quality of High-Resolution Audio. With quality greatly surpassing that of MP3 and CD, the difference is clear to any ear.

Sony has three high resolution audio components to help you get the most out of your listening experience: The flagship model is the HAP-Z1ES Hi-Res HDD Music Player (part of Sony's ES - Elevated Standard – line). It features a one-terabyte hard disc drive and DSD Re-mastering engine to convert and enhance virtually any music files to DSD (5.6M) quality. The HAP-Z1ES supports DSD and the full range of hi-res file formats, plus has built-in Wi-Fi making the transfer of audio from your PC easy.

The HAP-S1 Hi-Res Music Player System with two-channel Class AB amplifier. It incorporates the Digital Sound Enhancement Engine (DSEE) to help you hear music as it was intended. With a Class AB amplifier, this Hi-Res system also boasts a 500GB hard drive, support for DSD and the full range of Hi-Res file formats, and built-in Wi-Fi for transferring audio from your PC. Just add speakers and you are ready for high resolution audio.

Both the HAP-Z1ES and HAP-S1 enable music files stored on a PC or Mac® to be automatically synced, using the supplied HAP Music Transfer software. They can also be controlled via a simple-to-use, free HDD Audio Remote app available for both Android™ and iOS® tablets and smartphones.

For a computer-centric listening experience, the UDA-1 offers multiple options. The USB DAC and amplifier easily connect to your PC, and include support for DSD and the full range of Hi-Res audio file formats. This Hi-Res DAC Amplifier is compatible with virtually every PC-based music player application, including iTunes®, Windows Media Player®, KORG® Audio Gate, and Media Go®. In addition, the UDA-1 supports coaxial, optical and analog inputs.

With more information to play with, high-resolution audio tends to boast greater detail and texture, bringing listeners closer to the original performance than ever before. Enjoying the amazing quality of Hi-Res Audio has never been easier and Sony has a system to help get you into the world of high resolution audio.