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Onkyo TX-NR616

Onkyo TX-NR616
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Sony STR-DN1030

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Price $999 at 1 store
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    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
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Release date February 13, 2012 June 19, 2012 January 23, 2012
The Bottom Line The Onkyo TX-NR616 is a tremendous AV receiver value, with eight HDMI inputs and a very low street price, although Onkyo's step-down models may be an even better buy. The Sony STR-DN1030 is the only midrange AV receiver with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, making it one of best receiver values this year.

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Surround System Class 7.2 channel
7.2 channel
7.1 channel
THX certified Yes (THX Select 2 Plus)
Info unavailable Yes
Internet Streaming Services Spotify
Last.fm
Rhapsody
vTuner
MP3Tunes
Aupeo!
Pandora
vTuner
Pandora
Slacker
Music Unlimited
Napster
Rhapsody
Sirius internet radio
vTuner
Slacker Personal Radio
MediaFly
Pandora
Surround Sound Effects Audyssey DSX
Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround
HD Digital Cinema Sound
Audyssey DSX
Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround
Network Player AAC
WMA
WAV
FLAC
MP3
AAC
WMA
WAV
FLAC
MP3
Info unavailable
Digital Player (Recorder) LPCM
WMA
FLAC
Ogg Vorbis
AAC
WAV
MP3
WMA
AAC
MP3
Info unavailable
Radio Radio tuner - AM/FM - 40 preset stations
Radio tuner - AM/FM - 60 preset stations
Radio tuner - AM/FM - 40 preset stations
Microsoft Certification Compatible with Windows 7
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Product Type Home Theater Network Receiver
Home Theater Network Receiver
Home theater system
Components Info unavailable Info unavailable Home theater receiver
Speaker system
Optical Digital Input Yes
Yes
Info unavailable
Connectivity Protocols Ethernet
Wi-Fi ready, adapter sold separately
Built-in Wi-Fi
Ethernet
Bluetooth
Ethernet
HDMI Switching Yes
Yes
Yes
Enclosure Color Black
Black
Info unavailable
Built-in Decoders Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital
DTS decoder
DTS-ES Discrete 6.1
DTS-ES decoder
Dolby Digital EX
DSD decoder
DTS-HD High Resolution
DTS-HD Master Audio
DTS-ES Matrix 6.1
DTS Neo:6
Dolby Pro Logic IIz
DTS Express
Dolby TrueHD
DTS 96/24
Dolby Pro Logic IIx
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Digital
DTS decoder
Dolby Pro Logic
DTS-ES Discrete 6.1
Dolby Digital EX
DTS-ES Matrix 6.1
DTS Neo:6
Dolby Pro Logic IIz
Dolby TrueHD
DTS 96/24
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital
DTS decoder
DTS-HD Master Audio
Dolby Pro Logic IIz
Dolby TrueHD
Weight 24.3 lbs
19.4 lbs
Info unavailable
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable 2 years warranty
Info unavailable
Full contract period Info unavailable 2 years
Info unavailable
Sound Output Mode Surround Sound
Surround Sound
Surround Sound
Service included Info unavailable Parts and labor
Info unavailable
Service & support details type Info unavailable Limited warranty
Info unavailable
Product Description Home Theater Network Receiver
Onkyo TX NR616 - 7.2 channel
Home Theater Network Receiver - 7.2 channel
Sony STR-DN1030
Home theater system
Onkyo HT S8409 - 7.1 channel
Power Info unavailable AC 120 V
Info unavailable
Response Bandwidth 5 - 100000 Hz
Info unavailable 5 - 100000 Hz
Remote Control Universal remote control - Infrared
Included
Infrared
Universal remote control - Infrared
Components Info unavailable Info unavailable Home theater receiver
Speaker system
Microphone Info unavailable 2
Info unavailable
Output Power Info unavailable 1015 Watt
770 Watt
Video Conversion/Scaling Info unavailable Analog to HDMI up conversion
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Analog to HDMI up conversion
Dimensions (WxDxH) 17.1 in x 12.9 in x 6.9 in
16.9 in x 12.7 in x 6.2 in
Info unavailable
Coaxial Digital Input Yes
Yes
Info unavailable
Speaker(s) Info unavailable Info unavailable Front speakers
1 x Surround Speakers - External - 120 Watt - 25 - 150 Hz
2 x Center channel speaker - External - 55 - 50000 Hz
1 x Active subwoofer - External - 55 - 50000 Hz
4 - External - 80 - 20000 Hz
Amplifier signal-to-noise ratio 106 dB
Info unavailable Info unavailable
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