New Advanced on-screen display user interface
Set-up and control the A/V receiver with a redesigned intuitive on-screen display user interface. Change inputs, adjust settings and confirm volume levels on-screen.
Easy set-up wizard
Easily set-up the DN1040 with an easy to follow on-screen wizard. Get connected to the Internet, set up your speakers and get ready for action.
No longer do you have to miss out movies dynamic sound effects when you need to keep the volume low, the sound optimizer enables you to hear the smallest sound effect at low volumes. This dynamic feature gives you the best reproduction of sound effects while keeping the intended sound stage at high or low volume levels.
Up convert/Upscales Video signal to 4K via HDMI
Improve image quality non-4K connected devices to near HD3. Analog connected device signals are converted to digital and output via HDMI, making one cable connection from the receiver to the HDMI-enabled TV possible.
HD Digital Cinema Sound and Front High Speakers
Optimize your receiver to mimic the sound characteristics of movie theaters. Front Height mode enables vocal height and 3D effects for better positioning of effects giving added depth to visuals and concerts. Imagine as a helicopter comes from above and lands – you’ll hear the change in height as the effect unfolds on-screen.
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Control with your iPhone or Android devices with free Apps
Download the free Media Remote and Network Audio Remote apps from the iTunes or Google play app stores and use your iPhone or Android devices to control volume, inputs and receiver function with the Media Remote and control your network music with the Network Audio Remote.
iPod/iPhone Music and Video playback via USB5
Listen to music and watch video stored on your iPod or iPhone while charging your device through the receivers front USB input5.
Compatible with Blu-ray 3D movies, video games and other 3D content1.
Advanced Blu-ray Disc Audio Decoding
Experience sound closer to the way it was captured with LPCM, Dolby trueHD, ProLogic IIz and dts-HD master audio codecs2.
Advanced Digital Cinema Auto Calibration - Quick Speaker Set Up
Ensure you get the best sound experience from your A/V receiver and speakers. This advanced version offers auto phase matching. Simply place the included microphone where you will be seated and settings are automatically optimized based on the distance, delays and placement of your speakers.
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Audio Return Channel
Eliminate the need for extra cables connected to your TV. This feature allows audio to be sent from your compatible TV to your receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio and video to your TV7.
Standby pass-through of
Audio & Video
Conveniently access all your HDMI connected devices without having to power on the receiver.
Assignable digital audio
and video inputs
Get the most out of each audio and video input with the ability to reassign inputs to support connected devices.
BRAVIA Sync Capable (HDMI CEC)
Conveniently operate and control select Sony BRAVIA Sync devices with one remote including: Sony Blu-ray Disc Players, BRAVIA HDTVs, Sony home theater products4.
24p True Cinema (pass-through)
Watch Blu-ray Disc movies in their native frame rate (24 frames per second) when paired with a 24p HDTV and playback device like a Blu-ray Disc Player or PlayStation3 gaming console via HDMI cable6.