ONKYO TX-NR709 (TXNR709S)
Model: TX-NR709 (TXNR709S)
7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver
- 3D Ready
- 160w 7.2 Channel
- HD Audio Decoding
- THX Select2 Plus Certified
- Actual Colour: Silver
Onkyo who are well known for their products for both home cinema and music have now released another new product the Onkyo TX-NR709 7.2channel network av receiver. As well as having a whole host of features the unit also looks great and is available to purchase in either silver or black but whichever you choose both of them will look stunning in your entertainment setup.
A great deal of thought has been put into this receiver by Onkyo and gives you a great deal of flexibility as it comes with a whole array of connections, most impressively the 8 HDMI inputs allowing the connection of multiple high definition sources from Blu-ray DVD players to games consoles and in addition to this 2 HDMI outputs double your display options. HDMI offers support for a 3D, Audio Return Channel, Dolby True HD, Dolby DTS-HD Master Audio and more to enhance your listening pleasure. The Onkyo TXNR709 also has video upscaling to 4k with Qdeo technology. Other connectivity includes S Video and 7.1 analog audio multichannel inputs and with colour coded banana type compatible speaker posts connecting speakers couldnt be easier.
Not only does it has so many HDMI connections, the Onkyo TX-NR709 also is further enhanced by the front panel usb port allowing you to use it as a digital link up for your iPod/iPhone and with many formats supported through the local network such as MP3, WMA, WMA lossless, FLAC and more. The Onkyo TXNR709 also lets you connect your PC for internet radio and music streaming service from the likes of vTuner, last.fm and Napster.
You also have the option with the Onkyo TX-NR709 of bi-amping and with a dedicated phono imputed as well this further caters for most peoples tastes and connectivity demands. If you don’t want to connect up any external sources such as a CD, DVD or record player for example then the build in radio tuner with 40FM/AM random presents will also keep you happy.
Sound is really brought to life with the Audyssey Multi EQ XT technology which allows you calibrate the soundfield to match your own rooms dimensions all done with the included microphone. Audyssey EQ for loudness correction and Audyssey Dynamic volume both allow you to adjust the sound to your own preferences and with a whole host of independent crossover adjustments, tone control for front channels and many more adjustments you can tweak the sound to exactly how you want it.
The Onkyo TXNR709 has a huge amount of processing features including 4 DSP modes specifically for gaming, advanced music optimiser, direct mode, pure audio mode and an amazing feature of Theatre Dimensional Virtual Surround sound allowing you to experience the excitement of surround sound from as few as two ordinary speakers. So if you only have a stereo setup at the minute don’t worry you can still experience an amazing listening experience with this feature. WRAT which is Onkyos own technology provides clean and precise amplification for all your favourite audio sources. TI Burr-Brown Dacs for all channels allow high processing of sound and with an advanced 32 Bit processing DSP chip sound performance is spectacular.
The Onkyo TXNR709 receiver isn’t difficult to use either made easier with the overlaid on screen display and GUI navigation. Set up menus can be brought up over the image you are currently viewing so you don’t have to go to a separate set up screen to amend any settings.
With the Onkyo TX-NR709 receiver you have added peace of mind as the unit has been given THX Select 2 Plus accreditation, meaning that it has had to go through stringent tests with the worlds most demanding standards for home cinema audio quality and performance whilst allowing you to play at reference volume levels with minimal distortion. So you know this is an receiver of high quality and sound reproduction and with so many more features than listed here you cant go wrong.
Manufacturers Technology Features
- 3D Ready
Sound & Power Output
- Dolby™ True HD
- DTS™ HD
- THX Select2
- Remote Control
- User Manual
- Mains Cable
- Quick Start Guide
- FM/AM Wire Antennae
- Speaker Cable
Power,Weight & Dimensions
- 435 x 174 x 379 mm (W/H/D) Dimensions
- 12.2 Kg Unit Weight (Approx)
- 570x298x469 Kg Weight Inc Packaging (Approx)
- AC230 50Hz Power Supply
- 570w W Power Consumption
- AAx2 (Battery Type)