Sony STR-DH590 5.2 Multi-Channel 4K HDR AV Receiver with Bluetooth

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Model: STR-DH590 UPC: 027242908369 Item: 170575

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Sony STR-DH590 5.2 Multi-Channel 4K HDR AV Receiver with Bluetooth Overview

The Sony STR-DH590 5.2 Multi-Channel 4K HDR AV Receiver with Bluetooth offers a more vivid viewing experience designed for exceptional clarity. Supporting HDR signal pass-through, this AV receiver offers crisp contrast ratios with bright colors and the enhanced detail that is only possible with 4K quality. With 5.1 channel surround sound, this audio receiver offers impressive flexibility when customizing your home theater, allowing you to connect a variety of speakers to create a sound suited to your space. The Digital Theater Auto Calibration technology automatically adjusts audio setting to give you exceptional sound from every seat in the house. As well, this home audio receiver is compatible with Bluetooth devices, letting you stream audio and video from any smart device. You can also connect a variety of devices to this receiver via HDMI and coaxial inputs. Make movies and TV shows come to life with this home stereo receiver.

Product Information

Sony STR-DH590, 5.2 Multi-Channel, 4K HDR, Dolby Vision, Bluetooth

Upgrade your home entertainment system to work with the latest 4K TVs and HDR picture. Equipped with 4 HDMI inputs, HDCP 2.2 signal handling, and a host of advanced features, the DH590 is the perfect combination of high performance video capability and superb sonic fidelity.


  • 5.2ch x 145W per channel (6ohms, 1kHz, 1ch THD 0.9%)
  • 4K HDR, Dolby Vision compatibility with HDCP 2.2 support
  • HDMI 4-in/2-out with Audio Return Channel
  • Built-in Bluetooth lets you wirelessly stream from other Bluetooth devices
  • S-FORCE PRO front surround sound
  • Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD enhanced Audio Codecs
  • FM Radio with 30-station presets
  • Pure Direct mode for improved signal clarity and detail
  • Low-profile design (5 ¼” tall) fits easily into conventional AV cabinet

5.2ch Surround for Cinematic Surround Sound

Immerse yourself in movie action with a 5.2 channel surround sound that brings the cinema home. 

Bring It All Together

A truly dynamic home entertainment setup. There are four HDMI inputs and two outputs, plus optical/coaxial digital, and analog audio connections so that you can connect your TV, UHD Blu-ray Disc player, gaming console, and more, quickly and easily. 

Enjoy Consistent 4K Quality

Maintain 4K quality from source to screen – the 4K pass through feature allows data to pass through the receiver without compromising image quality, and is HDCP 2.2 compatible. 

See Clearly with High Dynamic Range

With support for High Dynamic Range (HDR) signal pass-through, you can enjoy the incredible jump in image contrast and brightness it brings—and the additional shadow detail and highlights further enhance picture detail and brings colors to life. Latest HDR standards such as HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma), and Dolby Vision are supported. 

Optimize Home Entertainment with Digital Cinema Auto Calibration

Digital Cinema Auto Calibration (D.C.A.C.) automatically optimizes sound based on where you sit in relation to your speakers, to help give you the best from your home cinema system. 

Easy, Virtual Surround with S-Force PRO Front Surround

Ideal for smaller rooms, S-Force PRO Front Surround delivers a virtual surround acoustic field using only two speakers. 

Smarter Bluetooth Connectivity

Not only can you wirelessly stream and play music from other Bluetooth devices, but with Bluetooth Standby, you can turn on your receiver remotely, and even play back and control your music with voice assistant smart speakers such as Amazon Alexa. 

Low-Profile Design

Low-profile design (5 ¼” tall) fits easily and conveniently into conventional AV cabinets 

FM Tuner with 30-Station Presets

An FM tuner with 30 digital presets with station names, as well as auto tuning. 

The Way The Artists Truly Intended

Enjoy the subtlest nuances of studio-quality sound in higher-than-CD quality with High-Resolution Audio. Passion for music unites every component from signal to speaker, so it feels like the artist is performing right in front of you. 

DSD Decoding

Co-developed for High-Resolution Audio by Sony and Philips, the companies behind the original CD format, DSD offers a revolutionary way of capturing and playing back audio. Its sampling frequency is 64-times that of CD. 

Constructed for Precision

 A reinforced rigid frame and beam chassis design reduces external speaker sound pressure and vibration to help maintain signal fidelity for more focused, powerful sound. 

The Metal Framework Protects the Circuits

The metal framework and heat sink bracket shield the circuits from sound pressure and radiation, for high-rigidity and clearer sound quality. 

Power Amplifier for Minimal Distortion

The power amplifier uses a glass-epoxy circuit board for reduced vibration and distortion, giving clear, high power from each of the discreet amplifiers. 

Large Capacity Power Transformer Built for Clarity 

Large capacity power transformer built for clarity. 

Expertly Designed to Prevent Overheating 

The heat sink is specially designed to maximize air intake, keeping the amplifier circuit cool to reduce distortion and increase reliability. 

Product highlights

  • 5 Amp channels let you connect the audio receiver to a variety of speakers and woofers to create your own surround sound system
  • Output power: 145 W  (6 Ohms, 1 k Hz, 1ch THD 0.9%)
  • Inputs: 4 x Analog, 1 x Coaxial
  • Dolby Digital offers crisp, clear audio at any volume
  • Dolby Vision and 4K HDR offers crisp contrast ratios and bright, vivid colors with exceptional detail
  • Speaker impedance: 6-16 ohms
  • Bluetooth allows you to wirelessly connect mobile devices and view or hear media through stereo receiver
  • Built-in FM tuner offers 30 digital presets
  • Compact profile for easy storage in a media unit
  • Dimensions: 17" W x 5.25" H x 11.75" D
  • Weight: 15 lbs.
  • Warranty: 2 Years (World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for all brands we sell)
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and product support



Audio Features

  • A/V SYNC: Yes (Fixed)
  • A/V sync time/sampling frequency: 60msec
  • Crossover frequency: 17 points (40-200Hz)
  • Decodable channel number: 5ch
  • Night mode: Yes
  • OP processing: Yes
  • Pure Direct: Yes
  • Speaker selector: ON/OFF
  • Speaker terminal type: Screw (Ni) for Front, Push for Center and Surround

Audio Input

  • Analog Audio In: 4
  • Coax.: 1

Audio Output

  • Headphone Out: Yes (Gold)
  • Pre Out (Subwoofer): 2

DCAC Features

  • D.C.A.C. EX / Advanced D.C.A.C. / D.C.A.C.: D.C.A.C only

Input/Output Others

  • Bluetooth Receiver: Yes

Output Power

  • Center: 145W (6ohms, 1kHz, 1ch THD 0.9%)
  • Front: 145W (6ohms, 1kHz, 1ch THD 0.9%)
  • Number of amp. channels: 5
  • Speaker impedance: 6-16ohms
  • Surround: 145W (6ohms, 1kHz, 1ch THD 0.9%)

Sound Field

  • Audio Enhancer: Yes
  • Direct: Yes
  • Front Surround: Yes
  • HD-D.C.S.: Yes
  • Hall (Large Hall): Yes
  • Headphone 2ch: Yes
  • Jazz Club: Yes
  • Live Concert: Yes
  • Multi Stereo: Yes
  • PLII Movie: Yes
  • PLII Music: Yes
  • Sports: Yes
  • Stadium: Yes

Speaker Out

  • Center: Yes
  • Front A: Yes
  • Surround: Yes

Tone Control

  • Front (Bass/Treble): Yes


  • Auto tuning: Yes
  • Direct tuning: Yes
  • FM/AM: FM only
  • Preset channel (FM/AM): TTL30 (30/-)
  • Station name: Yes

Video Input

  • HDMI Input supporting HDCP2.2(Front): 4(0)

Video Output

  • HDMI Output supporting HDCP2.2: 1


  • Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • S-Select: Yes

HDMI Decoding Formats

  • DSD: Yes (Up to 2.8MHz 5.1ch)
  • DTS / DTS-ES (Matrix6.1 / Discrete6.1): Yes (DTS only)
  • DTS 96/24: Yes
  • DTS HD MA / DTS HD HR: Yes/Yes
  • Dolby Digital: Yes
  • Dolby Dual Mono: Yes
  • Dolby TruHD/Dolby Digital Plus: Yes/Yes
  • LPCM: Yes (Up to 192kHz/24bit 5.1ch)


  • Audio Widget: Yes
  • BRAVIA SYNC (CEC Control): Yes
  • Standby Through: Yes

Video Features

  • 3D over HDMI: Yes
  • 4K 60p 4:4:4 Support: Yes
  • HDR: Yes (HDR10, Hybrid Log-Gamma, Dolby Vison)

Help Guide

  • English (US) or English (GB): Yes
  • French or French (CA): Yes (CA)
  • Spanish or Spanish (LA): Yes (LA)

Instruction Manual

  • English (US) or English (GB): Yes
  • French or French (CA): Yes
  • Spanish or Spanish (LA): Yes

Quick Setup Guide

  • English(US) or English(GB): Yes
  • French or French(CA): Yes(CA)
  • Spanish or Spanish(LA): Yes(LA)


  • Input Assign (HDMI/Component/Opt/Coax): Yes (Opt/Coax)
  • Sleep Timer: Yes (up to 2 hours)
  • Auto Standby: Yes
  • Pin jack: Nickel
  • Power consumption: 240W
  • Power consumption (Power Stand By): 0.3W Bluetooth Standby: 0.5W
  • Power requirement: AC 120V 60Hz
  • Remote commander: RMT-AA401U
  • System update (Internet/USB/PC): Yes (USB only)

Weight and Measurements

  • Receiver dimension (W x H x D): 17" x 5 1/4" x 11 3/4"
  • Receiver weight: 15 lbs. 11 oz.

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • STR-DH590 5.2 Multi-Channel 4K HDR AV Receiver
  • Remote (RMT-AA401U)
  • Batteries
  • FM antenna
  • Calibration mic (mono)



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Customer Reviews for Sony STR-DH590 5.2 Multi-Channel 4K HDR AV Receiver with Bluetooth

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Rated 5 out of 5
Awesome easy to use n works great thank u
January 18, 2023
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Rated 3 out of 5
Sony STR-DH590
The Sony 590 is pretty good over all I like the Bluetooth function. The sound quality is really good. A little over rated on the 145 watt per channel. It's more like 50-90 watts per channel.
January 8, 2023
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Rated 5 out of 5
January 6, 2023
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Rated 5 out of 5
This stereo is absolutely, great features
Sony always comes correct when producing audio and I'm proud to have mine
December 27, 2022
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Rated 5 out of 5
Easy setup, nice replacement for old unit
Simple to setup and use. Makes my old Cerwin Vega 5.1 system really come to life. Better sound quality than a much more expensive sound bar system and less expensive.
December 25, 2022
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Rated 5 out of 5
Great item.
Purchased this to compliment my new Sony Bravis OLED tv. Very easy to connect all my other components to it. Still learning how to use it but so far so good. Only negative thing I have to say about this is the FM antenna which is a single thin flimsy wire which plugs into the back of the receiver. While it does pick up some local stations the reception for most other stations in the area is poor. Sony should offer other options to improve its poor reception. As the antenna plug is extremely small there are no after market options out there.
December 18, 2022
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Rated 4 out of 5
Like it so far. Only been using for a couple days.
Only had it set up for two days so far. Had an issue getting subwoofer working properly at first. Somehow it got fixed. Still don't know how. Probably something with the setup. Which is really easy to do by the way. I'm enjoying the added sound and bass with 2 front speaker surround sound setup with subwoofer.
December 6, 2022
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Rated 5 out of 5
Easy setup
Used to connect the prewired speakers our Toshiba SMART TV. Also to our phones via BLUETOOTH for audio and to DVD player. Pretty decent sound.
December 4, 2022
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Rated 3 out of 5
Sony Receiver STR-DH590
I have been using a STR-DH550 and I bought the STR-DH590 thinking I was upgrading.
I discovered that the 590 Does not have on screen editing like the 550 does.
You have to edit the HDMI's at the receiver, If a person is not familiar with this type of editing they will be very disappointed.
December 4, 2022
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Rated 3 out of 5
great features does everything needed
I bought this a month ago everything worked fine for a couple weeks and then the remote quite working so I contacted Sony for a new one but they never sent it so I went to Walmart got a new one and everything has worked since
November 20, 2022
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Why did you choose this?
World Wide Stereo Store
Good budget item
Nathan C on Jul 14, 2022
Needed a 4K receiver with 5.1 and... not much else. This will work for my simple needs.
Brian H on Feb 19, 2021
Good budget item
Nathan C on Jul 14, 2022
Recommended by World Wide Stereo
Elias R on Apr 29, 2021
Needed a 4K receiver with 5.1 and... not much else. This will work for my simple needs.
Brian H on Feb 19, 2021
Because you recommended it in your receiver article which I found via google.
Carrie R on Mar 27, 2020
Price and value
Jaime S on Dec 15, 2019
All my systems are sony.
Milton R G on Dec 5, 2019
Great value. Product offers good features at an affordable price.
Chris B on Nov 21, 2019
After reading too many spec sheets and reviews this one seemed to fit my needs and was the best value for the price of units currently available for purchase.
Mark G on Nov 17, 2019
It came recommended online.
Andrew H on Nov 4, 2019
The reviews confirmed the quality for the price. As well as not buy a product that may be better but the features were something I would not use.<br />I am happy with my decision.
Carl H on Nov 6, 2018
Recommended by World Wide Stereo
Elias R on Apr 29, 2021
Because you recommended it in your receiver article which I found via google.
Carrie R on Mar 27, 2020
How many watts is it??
A shopper on Nov 5, 2019
  The manufacturer publishes the output as 145 watts per channel at 6 ohms.
I intend on hooking a set on 80s model tower speakers and a new LG soundbar with Bluetooth sub to this. I do everything from my Xbox and am looking for something that can handle everything. Will this work?
Tyler P on Jun 22, 2021
  Thanks for your inquiry. Integrating a multi-channel receiver with a soundbar may be problematic. The receiver can power all the speakers in a surround set up, including a powered subwoofer. Not knowing the connection capabilities of your Xbox, a soundbar may not integrate with the receiver. If it does the soundbar output may not be in sync with the receiver output. You may want to discuss this set up with one of our product specialists.
Can you connect a Nintendo Wii audio/video cables. There are 3 cables from the Wii for this purpose (white, red, yellow)?
Stephen B on Apr 30, 2021
  Thanks for your inquiry. The STR-DH590 does not have a composite (yellow) video input. Does your Wii console have an HDMI output jack? If so then an HDMI cable between the Wii and Sony would work for audio and video, assuming your TV HDMI input is connected to the Monitor (TV) Out HDMI jack on the Sony.
What speaker system is best for this receiver?
A shopper on Jan 31, 2021
  Thanks for your inquiry. There are a multitude of speaker options for your consideration: room size, preferred speaker locations within the room, personal preferences, and your budget. Left, Center channel, and Right are the most important, plus a powered subwoofer, all within your budget. Take a look on our website: Home Audio, then Home Theater Systems & Speaker Packages. This will be a great starting point. You may call our customer service team to follow up on your interests. 866-961-7781.
Can the STR-DH590 soundfield selector be used to enhance standard analog stereo sources to play back in 5.1 surround with all appropriate speakers connected?
A shopper on Jan 23, 2021
  Thanks for your inquiry. The STR-DH590 has selectable sound fields and a Multi Channel Stereo setting that outputs 2 channel to all connected speakers. Also includes an audio enhancer setting that reproduces the acoustics of selectable venues and Dolby Pro Logic II.
I intend to buy this and use it on BDV-E6100 speakers. How effective would that be?
Vice Lennox on Jan 17, 2021
  Thanks for your inquiry. The BDV-E6100 is a complete 5.1 Home Theater System with Blu-ray Disc / DVD. The attached speaker cables and plugs are not configured to be connected to a home theater receiver. Cutting off the plugs may make it difficult to maintain accurate polarity when connected to a receiver. It appears that the only way to connect the BDV to DH590 is via an HDMI cable in order to watch a DVD. The TV would have to be connected via HDMI from the HDMI Out on the DH590. It may be adaptable to work with the STR-DH590 but you would be bypassing the amps and processing on the BDV-6100.
Hello, is it possible to buy in USA a 220V version?
A shopper on Sep 5, 2020
  A 220V is not available in the US. Thanks.
Can I listen to music Via Bluetooth or with aux and tv/hdmi at the same time?
DChop on May 22, 2020
  Thanks for your question. The Sony STR-DH590 is capable of playing only one source at a time. You could listen to an aux source or a Bluetooth stream and watch your TV at the same time, and listen to TV sound with the TV speakers, but if you select TV via an HDMI input you would no be able to listen to Bluetooth or aux input.
Is this compatible with Acoustics RS-9 5.1 home theater system?
Eserum on May 2, 2020
  Thanks for your question. BNW Acoustics products appear to be of lesser quality and have received few credible reviews. We offer 5.1 speaker systems from Polk Audio, Yamaha, and others. Every product we sell is backed up by the manufacturers warranty. We recommend that you look at products from recognized speaker manufacturers who sell their products from reputable dealers.
Can I rig 2 speakers independent of the other 5? 2 for CD playback and 5 for home theatre>?
A shopper on Apr 23, 2020
  Thanks for your question. The Sony STR-DH590 can only power one speaker per speaker output terminal. There is no provision to connect a pair exclusively for 2 channel listening at the same time the other 5 channels are connected. Connecting 2 pair of speakers to the front output terminals would exceed the capability of the amps and risk damaging the unit. Note that the unit has Selectable Sound Fields, allowing you to select 2 channel stereo mode playing only through the front left and right speakers. You could connect your preferred CD listening speakers to front left and right in place of the surround fronts.
Is this turntable compatable? Do you have to purchase a preamp?
A shopper on Dec 7, 2019
  Thanks for your question. This Sony unit does not have a built in phono preamplifier. We offer a wide variety of phono preamps.
Whats the bluetooth range?
A shopper on Mar 25, 2018
  Universally, Bluetooth operates over approximately 30 feet