Onkyo Receivers/HT Systems
Onkyo USA has introduced two mid-price home theater receivers, the Onkyo TX-SR806 and TX-SR706, and two packaged home theater systems. Both receivers are THX-certified and include the new THX Loudness Plus audio processing technology for improved low-volume-level listening. All of the new models include expanded HDMI connectivity, Faroudja DCDi video processing capabilities, Audyssey room acoustics correction and Dynamic EQ, and Onkyo’s Music Optimizer for improved sound from heavily compressed digital sources. Onkyo’s new HT-S7100 and HT-S6100 HTiB packaged systems each consist of a home theater receiver, seven-channel loudspeaker system, powered subwoofer and iPod dock. In addition, the HT-S7100 includes two stylish speaker stands. The system receivers have four HDMI inputs with video upscaling to 1080i via Faroudja DCDi Edge technology. The premium audio processing includes DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD, Audyssey 2EQ room acoustics correction, and Audyssey Dynamic EQ loudness correction. Products now available: TX-SR706: $899; HT-S7100 and HT-S6100: $899 and $799 respectively; The TX-SR806: $1,099.