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 AV device. Refer to the operating instructions of the connected device for details.

HDMI cable (not supplied)

DVD recorder/player

Super Audio CD player, CD player

Blu-ray Disc™ recorder/player

Game console such as PlayStation 4

Cable box or satellite box


  • Sony recommends that you use an HDMI cable made by Sony or another HDMI-authorized cable. 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.
  • 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.