With exceptional surround-sound reproduction, HDMI switching, and 1080p upconversion, the Onkyo TX-SR706 THX Select2 7 x 100W 7.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver will take your home theater experience to new heights. This high-end receiver offers you the same surround sound entertainment and HD value you would expect from a night out at the movies. It features four HDMI inputs, enabling an effortless, high-bandwidth transfer of video and audio signals to the latest HDTV 1080p displays. In addition, Onkyo includes its 192KHz/24-bit audio processing technology to create a wider, more enveloping surround-sound experience. It features built-in Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Pro-Logic IIx, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-ES, DTS Neo:6, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, and THX Ultra2.
Moreover, this receiver presents superb functionality that will be hard to match. Onkyo exclusives like High Current Power Supply (H.C.P.S.), two Aureus DSP chips, Dual Push-Pull Amplification, Wide Range Amplifier Technology (WRAT), AUDYSSEY MultEQ Room Correction, and Optimum Gain Volume Circuitry offer the cleanest signal on the market. With multi-room outputs, XM and Sirius satellite radio capabilities, and connectivity to virtually any A/V source or playback component you can imagine, your entertainment choices are endless.
High Current Power Supply (H.C.P.S.)
It features a Massive High Power Transformer for audio and video processing, which shields out unwanted magnetic fields. Built with over-sized capacitors capable of delivering breathtaking headroom, with an outstanding audio signal-to-noise.
Three-Stage Inverted Darlington Circuitry
Three-stage inverted Darlington circuitry helps reduce distortion at the output stage. In conjunction with Push-Pull Amplification, this receiver realizes a highly efficient drive capability.
7.1-Channel and Digital Audio Decoding
This unit uses specific Dolby Digital and DTS codecs to reproduce an enveloping 7.1-Channel surround sound experience. The unit encodes Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES Discrete/Matrix, DTS Neo:6, and DTS-HD.
THX Select2 Certified
THX Select2 specifications are designed to address the growing needs of the newest generation of home entertainment enthusiasts with smaller home theater environments. THX Select2 receivers also feature proprietary THX technologies, which accurately translate movie soundtracks for home theater playback. THX Loudness Plus, improves how you experience movies at lower volume levels. To counteract the loss or distortion of ambient and bass sounds at lower volumes.
For enhanced room acoustics, Onkyo's Audyssey MultEQ technology is included with this powerful receiver. This technology detects speakers, and then sets levels, delays and crossovers, as well as measuring room acoustics. It is designed to work with home theater systems to create a larger, fuller listening area without distorting the sound.
Audyssey Dynamic EQ
When the output volume is adjusted, this feature selects the best possible frequency response and surround sound levels with minimal audio distortion.
High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) x4
If you're looking to pump high-definition DVD playback into your HD displays or projectors, this receiver will do the job. It has a high-bandwidth processor capable of upconverting 720p/1080i and 1080p through the HDMI (version 1.3) output. HDMI supports standard, enhanced, or high-definition video, plus multi-channel digital audio on a single cable.
Wide Range Amplifier Technology (WRAT)
It's the Wide Range Amplifier Technology (WRAT) that will fill your room with noise-free, impressively powerful, true-to-life sound. With a broader frequency range and lower harmonic noise entering the signal path, it's perfectly suited for new high resolution DVD-Audio and SACD formats.
Optimum Gain Control
This receiver has the ability to adjust the gain allowing for less noise contamination especially at lower volumes.
With playback specifications that meet the standards of professionals, it features an HD component video output for high-resolution, low-distortion video reproduction.
XM and Sirius Satellite Radio Ready
Simply plug an XM Passport System into the TX-SR706's XM-Ready receiver, and activate the XM (optional) service to start receiving uninterrupted radio programming of your choice. Now, in conjunction with Neural Surround, XM Satellite Radio offers XM HD Surround, which provides 5.1-channel surround sound on selected programming.
Remote Interactive (RI) capability enables you to simply connect your iPod to your receiver through Onkyo's RI Dock option for the iPod (DS-A2). Your iPod effectively becomes another Onkyo component flowing through the receiver.
With Powered Zone 2 and a Zone 2 line output, this unit is capable of reproducing surround sound entertainment in your main room while you play back a completely different stereo source in a second zone.
Onkyo takes the guesswork out of the installation process with an easy-to-use surround-sound channel color-coding system.
Surround RMS Power 100W per channel x 7, into 8 ohms
115W per channel x 2, into 8 ohms
125W per channel x 2, into 6 ohms
No. of Channels 7.1
DSP Dual TI 32-Bit Chips
Dolby Digital Yes
Dolby Digital EX Yes
Dolby Pro Logic II Yes
Dolby Digital TrueHD Yes
DTS ES Yes
DTS Neo:6 Yes
DTS-HD Yes, Master Audio
THX Certified Yes, Select2
Speaker Selector Yes
Multi Room/Source Yes
AM/FM Tuner Yes, 40 Presets
FM Sensitivity Not Specified By Manufacturer
Remote Control Yes
Input Analog Audio: - RCA x2 Sets
Optical Digital Audio: - x3
Coaxial Digital Audio: - RCA x3
S-Video: - x5
Composite A/V: - RCA x5
HD Component Video: - RCA x2
HDMI (v1.3): - x4
7.1-Channel Audio: - RCA x1
Phono: - RCA x1
FM Antenna: - Coaxial x1
AM Antenna: - Loop x1
Output Analog Audio: - RCA x1 Set
Composite A/V: - RCA x1
S-Video: - x2
HD Component Video: - RCA x1
HDMI (v1.3): - x1
7.1-Channel Audio: - RCA x1
Headphone: - 1/4" Phone Plug
Other Ports RI In: - x1
XM Port: x1
Sirius Port: x1
RS-232: - x1
IR In: x1
Set-up Mic In: x1
12V Trigger: x1 (Zone 2)
Video Input Conversion Yes, 1080p with Faroudja DCDi Cinema Technology
Control Remote Interactive over HDMI (RIHD)
Power Requirements 120VAC, 60Hz
Dimensions (WxHxD) 17.1 x 6.9 x 14.8" (435 x 174 x 377mm)
Weight 26.9 lbs (12.2kg)