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Onkyo TX-NR5008  
Leading the Way in Integrated Home Entertainment
Onkyo’s new flagship network receiver answers all your home entertainment questions—even some you hadn’t yet thought to ask. The quality starts at the very foundations: a massive toroidal transformer, 22,000 μF capacitors, gold-plated terminals, and separate transformers for audio and video processing. Speaking of video, HQV Reon-VX offers the ultimate in 1080p upscaling via HDMI, while ISF calibration gets the best out of every video source. On the audio side, 9.2 speaker channels let you take advantage of lossless Dolby and DTS codecs, as well as expanded surround formats from Audyssey and Dolby. The extra channels also allow you to enjoy a multichannel source in your main room and powered stereo in two other zones. Connections abound, with eight HDMI 1.4a inputs, two USB inputs, and an Ethernet port for streaming audio from your PC or internet radio. To simplify set-up and adjustments, Onkyo provides a new overlaid on-screen display and Audyssey room correction. It all adds up to one smart and muscular heavyweight contender.        more

Onkyo TX-3008
High-End Network Receiver Delivers Precision, Power, and PulseRaising Performance

Once again upping the ante for high-end A/V receivers, Onkyo packs the TX-NR3008 with an extremely generous selection of cutting-edge home theater features. This9.2-channel networking behemoth has the flexibility to handle the latest high-def and surround formats from DTS, Dolby, and Audyssey, while also giving you the scope for powered audio in two extra rooms. Among the connectivity highlights are an analog PC video input, a front-panel USB input, and eight newHDMI 1.4a inputs providing compatibility with 3D video content. All video sources can be upscaled via HDMI and HQV Reon VX to breathtaking widescreen 1080p, with ISF calibration ensuring optimal video performance. PC-based audio and internet radio come into play too, thanks to DLNA 1.5-compatible network streaming. The key to the TX-NR3008’s dynamic home theater performance is its high-end amplifier design: proprietary VLSC for all channels, a massive transformer, and two separate transformers for audio and video processing. So sit back, strap in, and prepare to be amazed..      more

Onkyo TX-NR1008 
 The Easy Way to Enjoy Home Networking and Distributed Audio

The TX-NR1008 is an upper-mid-range A/V powerhouse designed to give you maximum set-up flexibility in the home. Its 9.2 speaker

channels let you enjoy a multichannel source in your main room, plus powered audio in two other rooms. Or you can use the extra channels to take full advantage of the new surround dimensions of Audyssey DSX™ and DolbyR Pro LogicR IIz. Other processing highlights include DTS-HD Master Audio™ and DolbyR TrueHD for pristine lossless audio on Blu-ray Disc, and HDMI upscaling of all video sources to 1080p with Faroudja DCDi Cinema™. As a network A/V receiver compatible with WindowsR 7 and DLNA, the TX-NR1008 lets you stream audio from your PC or from internet radio channels such as vTuner and SIRIUS. Set up and calibration are easy and accurate, thanks to ISF video calibration, a new overlaid graphical on-screen display, and Audyssey room correction and equalization. Bi-amping capability and a smorgasbord of the latest connections complete what is an outstanding entertainment package.   more


Onkyo  TX-NR808 

The Heart and Soul of Networked Home Entertainment  

Meet Onkyo’s mid-range powerhouse. The TX-NR808 earns its prestigious THXR Select2 Plus™ certification by blending the latest connectivity and processing technology with Onkyo’s renowned amplification prowess. As a network-capable receiver, the TX-NR808 is your gateway to streaming audio from your PC or internet radio. Other connection highlights include seven HDMIR 1.4a inputs with 3D and Audio Return Channel capability; 7.1-multichannel analog inputs for legacy components; a Universal port for Onkyo peripherals; a USB port for iPodR models and flash memory devices; and an analog RGB video input for your PC. Employing two advanced 32-bit DSP chips and low-jitter 24-bit Burr-Brown DACs, the TX-NR808 effortlessly handles your audio-processing needs. Whether it’s lossless Dolby and DTS formats on Blu-ray Disc, or new-dimension surround formats from Audyssey and Dolby, your audio signals retain every lifelike nuance. All things considered, the TX-NR808 is a serious challenger for the middleweight crown.   MORE

Onkyo TX-NR708

Adding Network Prowess to Awesome Mid-Range Functionality


As the first—and most affordable—of Onkyo’s new-season network-capable A/V receivers, the TX-NR708 brings the audio goldmine of internet radio to your living room. Now you can kick back on the sofa and surf all your favorite channels in superior fidelity. With seven HDMIR 1.4a inputs, the TX-NR708 offers copious connection possibilities, as well as 3D video compatibility. For your convenience, one of the HDMI inputs is located on the front panel, along with a USB input for flash memory devices and iPodR models. If you want to connect a non-HDMI multichannel component—say, a legacy SACD or DVD player—the TX-NR708 sports a full complement of 7.1-channel analog inputs. The Onkyo name connotes serious audio quality, so it’s no surprise to find low-jitter Burr-Brown DACs and sophisticated Audyssey MultEQR room-correction onboard, along with lossless HD audio formats and the expansive surround dimensions of Audyssey DSX™ and DolbyR Pro LogicR IIz. All of this processing and connectivity power receives the coveted THXR Select2 Plus™ stamp of approval.     more 

Onkyo TX-NR608 
Hitting the Sweet Spot Where Budget and Performance Meet

Sure, we call it an “entry-level” A/V receiver. But when you witness the full potential of the TX-SR608, you’ll know the level you’re entering is far beyond the ordinary. For a start, you get six of the latest HDMIR 1.4a inputs for simple hook-up of all your high-def sources. HDMI 1.4a also brings compatibility with the new 3D video format, as well as an Audio Return Channel from your display back to the receiver. Complementing HDMI on the input front, you have an analog RGB video input for connecting your PC, and a Universal Port for Onkyo peripherals. All video sources, regardless of resolution, can be upscaled to big and beautiful 1080p via HDMI and Faroudja DCDi Cinema™. Audio processing incorporates quality Burr-Brown DACs, lossless Dolby and DTS codecs, and the expanded surround formats of Audyssey DSX™ and Dolby Pro LogicR IIz. Three-stage inverted Darlington circuitry and jitter-cleaning technology work to ensure extremely precise and faithful amplification. In recognition of the TX-SR608’s outstanding A/V prowess, it has been awarded THXR Select2 Plus Certification.     more