Connecting devices with HDMI jacks

Connect devices to the receiver as illustrated below. Before connecting cables, be sure to disconnect the AC power cord (mains lead).

All HDMI jacks on the receiver support High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection System Revision 2.2 (HDCP 2.2). To watch content protected by HDCP 2.2, such as 4K content, connect these HDMI jacks to jacks that support HDCP 2.2 on the TV and AV device. Refer to the operating instructions of the connected device for details.



HDMI cable (not supplied)

Super Audio CD player, CD player

Blu-ray Disc™ player, DVD player

DVD recorder

Game console such as PlayStation 4

Cable box or satellite box


  • Sony recommends that you use an HDMI-authorized cable or HDMI cable made by Sony. Be sure to use a High Speed HDMI Cable with Ethernet. Premium High Speed HDMI Cable with Ethernet that supports 18 Gbps is required for 4K/60p 4:4:4, 4:2:2, and 4K/60p 4:2:0 10 bit, etc.


  • This HDMI connection is an example. You can connect each HDMI device to any HDMI input, including the HDMI input on the front panel.
  • The BD/DVD and SA-CD/CD inputs have better sound quality. When you need a higher sound quality, connect your device to these jacks and select them as the input.
  • The image quality depends on the connecting jack. We recommend that you connect your devices via an HDMI connection if they have HDMI jacks.