Onkyo TX-SR806 And TX-SR706 Home Theater Receivers, HT-S7100 And HT-S6100 HTiB's Available Now
Onkyo has unveiled a couple of new home theater receivers and a couple home-theater-in-a-box (HTiB) systems for summer release. The Onkyo TX-SR806 and TX-SR706 receivers are highlighted by THX Ultra2 Plus and Select2Plus certification respectively and both feature THX Loudness Plus audio processing. Both receivers pump out 130 Watts per channel, Faroudja DCDi video processing for 1080p upconversion, and the TX-SR806 can also upconvert to 1080i if necessary. In terms of connectivity options, the two receivers have five and four HDMI 1.3a repeater inputs respectively. Both also feature an AM/FM tuner with connection options to Sirius and XM satellite radio, Audyssey room acoustics correction, Dynamic EQ, Onkyo's Music Optimizer, as well as bi-directional RS-232 ports and RIHD (Remote Interactive over HDMI) for home automation systems. Onkyo's TX-SR706 is available now for $899 while the TX-SR806 will be available in August for $1099.
The HT-S7100 and HT-S6100 HTiB's each output 130 Watts per receiver channel, have a 7-channel speaker system, subwoofer and even an iPod dock. Both upscale to 1080i, have 4 HDMI inputs, DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD audio processing, Audyssey 2EQ room acoustics correction, and Audyssey Dynamic EQ loudness correction. The only real difference between the two systems is that the HT-S7100 includes two speaker stands. The HT-S7100 and HT-S6100 are both available now priced at $899 and $799 respectively.
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Posted by Justin Davey at July 24, 2008 2:00 AM