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Sony RSX-GS9
Media Receiver with BLUETOOTH® Wireless Technology

Sony RSX-GS9

The new RSX-GS9 pairs outstanding sound with beautiful design for a truly exhilarating in-car audio experience.


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.

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The ultimate in-car audio experience

Take your in-car audio to outstanding new heights with the RSX-GS9 media receiver. By uniting premium components with our greatest audio technologies—including DSD native playback and DSEE HX upscaling—you can be sure you’ll always enjoy high-quality audio when on the road.

Purest audio quality

Get the best out of your receiver with a wired connection via one of three USB ports.


Lossless audio comes to your car

With its expanded bandwidth, native Direct Stream Digital (DSD) playback delivers superior audio resolution.

Instant streaming

Make a one-touch connection with Bluetooth® via NFC for instant access to your music library.

Studio-quality sound at the wheel

The RSX-GS9 is a feat of audio engineering, boasting a unique combination of our most refined sound technologies—including native DSD lossless playback and an industry-leading ESS digital-to-analog converter.

Sound that stays true from source to speaker.DSD native playback delivers sharp, lossless audio

Enjoy pure detail in everything you listen to. The RSX-GS9 is the world’s first2in-car media receiver with native DSD playback, a codec designed specifically for High-Resolution Audio3.


Engineered for ultimate listening pleasure 

ESS digital-to-analog converter

Experience the same caliber of sound usually reserved for high-end home audio products, thanks to the ESS DAC chip—an industry-leading2 converter that provides optimum quality from all your digital music files.


Hear the difference with DSEE HX upscaling

Bring every track closer to the original recording

DSEE HX™ technology injects more life into your music, upscaling compressed files to near High-Resolution Audio quality. Restoring the subtleties of the original recording gets you closer to the sound of a live performance3.


Optimized for excellence

Because premium sound requires premium components

Beneath the beautiful brushed-aluminum finish and OLED display lie carefully engineered components that revolutionize the way you listen. A high-precision clock generator works to improve digital-to-analog conversion accuracy, while a separate digital block ensures minimal noise from interference. Each component has its own dedicated circuit to optimize performance.


Sturdy build, smooth sound

Enjoy cleaner tone from a highly rigid chassis

The RSX-GS9 has the highest rigidity ever achieved in a receiver chassis. This minimizes internal and external vibrations, achieving ultra-low distortion even in harsh in-car environments.


Pure, undistorted audio

Separate chassis blocks for optimum performance

The dual-layer design of the chassis separates analog and digital circuitry, preventing noise for uncompromised sound quality.


Operation amp

High-end operation amp components are used in the RSX-GS9’s analog circuits for greater depth of sound and audio realism.


Premium Sony capacitors

Our specialized audio capacitors work to deliver high-fidelity sound with a bright, full-bodied tone.


Clock generator

The clock generator further refines digital-to-analog conversion for precise, stable sound.

More ways to enjoy your music

High-quality wired and wireless connection options

Get the full High-Resolution Audio experience when you connect to one of the RSX-GS9’s three USB ports, or make a wireless Bluetooth® connection via NFC One-touch NFC for total music mobility.


Pure High-Resolution Audio

Get the best from your music over direct USB DAC connection

To get the best quality audio from your receiver, simply hook up your high-resolution capable smartphone to the front USB micro port for direct streaming playback with the ESS D/A converter.


Your music, your options

Enjoy more listening options with wide codec support

Designed to unite serious listening and digital convenience, the RSX-GS9 is compatible with a variety of popular codecs, compressed or uncompressed, for Mac® or PC. 


Play music, instantly

Fast, high-quality wireless streaming

Wirelessly stream music from your smartphone through the receiver in an instant, thanks to One-touch NFC and LDAC high-quality Bluetooth® streaming technologies.


High-quality Bluetooth® streaming via LDAC

Get the best from your Bluetooth® connection, courtesy of LDAC.


NFC One-touch connectivity

Connect selected NFC-enabled devices to the receiver with a single touch.


Unite your music

The Sony l Music Center app allows you to easily and intuitively manage your listening experience. Simply install the Sony l Music Center app on selected smartphones to take control of music playback, device settings, and more.