av news
This Month's Featured Equipment Reviews
Eastern Electric Mini Max Supreme DAC Review
DH Labs Mirage USB Cable Review
SOtM sHP-100 Headphone Amplifier & DSD DAC Review
Marantz PM5005 Integrated Amplifier & CD5005 CD Player Review
Musical Fidelity M6si Integrated Amplifier Review
Latest AV News
AV Receiver Forum Topics:
Classic AV Receiver Reviews
 
Onkyo Announces the TX-NR809 Receiver With 4K Upscaling and Networking Capabilities  Print E-mail
Home Theater News AV Receiver News
Written by Dick Ward   
Thursday, 12 May 2011

The NR809 is the latest addition to Onkyo's receiver lineup. It's designed as a replacement to last year's NR808 and right out of the gate it makes some improvements.  You'll find two USB ports - one front and one rear facing - as well as Zone 2/3 preouts and ISF video calibration. The NR809 also features a pair of video processors . 


The HQV Vida processor takes care of upscaling standard definition content, cleaning up compressed video and 12-bit color processing.  Marvell Qdeo technology, meanwhile, takes your HD video and scales it on up to 4K. Onkyo's 809 is no slouch in the audio department either.  It packs Audyssey MultEQ XT room correction, Dynamic Volume and a variety of other features to get you the best audio possible.   It also offers Dolby ProLogic IIz if you're looking for height channels.

The TX-NR809 is capable of streaming audio from your PC or from internet sources like Napster, Pandora and Rhapsody.  It's also the first receiver from Onkyo this year to offer a bidirectional, preprogrammed, customizable RI control. You can pick up the NR809 when it reaches authorized retailers later this month at a price of $1,099.








Like this article? Bookmark and share with any of the sites below.
Digg!Reddit!Del.icio.us!Google!StumbleUpon!Yahoo!Free social bookmarking plugins and extensions for Joomla! websites!
 

  home theater news  |  equipment reviews 
  blu-ray reviews  |  dvd  |  theatrical reviews  
  music download reviews  |  music disc reviews
  contact  |  about-us  |  careers   |  brands 
  Subscribe to Us   |   RSS   |  AVRev Forums
  front page  |  virtual tours  |  dealer locator
  how to features  |   lifestyle & design articles
  Want Your Home Theater Featured on MHT?
   CE Partners: HDD  |  HDF  |  VGT  |  SD  |  DVD
   
  Advertise with Us | Specs | Disclaimer
  Sponsors | privacy policy | terms of use
  909 N. Sepulveda Blvd. El Segundo, CA 90245
  Ads: 310.280.4476 | Contact Us
  Content: 310.280.4575 | Mike Flacy