What's the Best Onkyo Home Theater System Buyer’s Guide (2018 Update)

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If you decided to buy a onkyo home theater system for the first time, choosing the best model may be too hard for you. That is why we created the list of top onkyo home theater system and explained everything you need to know about them.

On this page, you will find the newest rating list of the best onkyo home theater system. Our team has tested over a hundred models and picked top models that money can buy. If you want to get the best value out of your dollars — choose a onkyo home theater system from the list below.

Our Pick: Best Onkyo Home Theater System of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
5.0
Onkyo TX-NR575 7.2 Channel Network A V Receiver 1. Onkyo TX-NR575 7.2 Channel Network A V Receiver
X playback or traditional 7.2 channel surround sound.
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4.5
Onkyo TX-RZ820 THX-Certified 7.2-Channel 4K Network A V Receiver 2. Onkyo TX-RZ820 THX-Certified 7.2-Channel 4K Network A V Receiver
2.
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4.5
Onkyo TX-NR656 7.2 Channel Network A V Receiver 3. Onkyo TX-NR656 7.2 Channel Network A V Receiver
Ak4458 384 khz/32-bit dac to play compressed, lossless, and hi-res audio via local network (mp3, wma, wma lossless, flac, wav, aac, apple lossless, dsd 5.6 mhz, and dolby truehd).
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4.3
Onkyo TX-NR757 7.2-Channel Network A V Receiver 4. Onkyo TX-NR757 7.2-Channel Network A V Receiver (Budget Pick)
4.
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4.0
Onkyo TX-NR646 7.2-Channel Network A V Receiver 5. Onkyo TX-NR646 7.2-Channel Network A V Receiver
Supports dolby atmos up to 5.1.2 channels for captivating, multidimensional sound.
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3.5
Onkyo TX-NR686 7.2 Channel THX Certified Network A V Receiver Black 6. Onkyo TX-NR686 7.2 Channel THX Certified Network A V Receiver Black (Best to Use Right Away)
X playback.
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Supports 5.2.2-channel dolby atmos and dts: x playback or traditional 7.2 channel surround sound. (6 ohms.1 khz.10% thd.1 channel driven, ftc); 80 w/ch. (8 ohms.20 hz-20 khz.0.08% thd.2 channels driven, ftc) with dynamic audio amplification. Chromecast built-in, dts play-fi, fire connect and bluetooth plus internet radio with spotify, tidal, amazon music, tunein, pandora, and deezer (requires future firmware updates). Hdmi 6 in / 1 out supporting 4k/60 hz, hdr10, dolby vision, bt.2020, and hdcp 2.2 pass-through. Bring audio to another room with powered zone 2 speaker outputs and zone 2 line output with dedicated dac supporting network and analog audio playback.

 

 
GOOD
Hdmi 6 in / 1 out supporting 4k/60 hz
Supports 5.2.2-channel dolby atmos
Chromecast built-in
Bring audio
BAD
It does not have cons at all.
 

 

 

Dynamic audio amplification.5 hz-100 khz frequency response, and vlsc on all channels. Ready for chromecast built-in.2 and dts play-fi.2. Supports 5.2.2-channel dolby atmos and dts: x playback as well as dolby surround and dts: neural: x mixing for legacy soundtracks. Powered zone 2a/2b speaker outputs and zone 2/3 pre-/line output with dedicated dac supporting network, s/pdif, hdmi, and analog audio. 6 rear hdmi inputs/ main out/sub out supporting dolby vision, hdr10, and 4k/60p pass-through and hdcp 2.2 (front hdmi input supports 4k/60 video at 4: 2: 0). (8 ohms.20 hz-20 khz.0.08% thd.2 channels driven, ftc) and 250 w/ch. (6 ohms.1 khz.10% thd.1 channel driven) from custom rz grade parts.

 

 
GOOD
Thx-certified 130 w/ch
Powered zone 2a/2b speaker outputs
6 rear hdmi inputs/ main out/sub out supporting dolby vision
Supports 5.2.2-channel dolby atmos
Dynamic audio amplification.5 hz-100 khz frequency response
BAD
Warranty period is hilariously low.
 

 

 

170 w/ch (6 ohms.1 khz.0.9% thd.1 channel driven, ftc); 100 w/ch (8 ohms.20 hz-20 khz.0.08% thd.2 channels driven, ftc) from dynamic audio amplification for a thrilling audio experience. 8 hdmi inputs (1 front/ 7 rear) and 2 outputs with support for 4k/60 hz.3d, audio return channel, deep color, x. Color, lip-sync, dolby atmos, dolby truehd, dts: x, dts-hd master audio, dvd-audio, super audio cd, multichannel pcm, and cec. Ak4458 384 khz/32-bit dac to play compressed, lossless, and hi-res audio via local network (mp3, wma, wma lossless, flac, wav, aac, apple lossless, dsd 5.6 mhz, and dolby truehd).

Powered zone 2 and zone 2 line out for distributed analog/digital audio playback in another room and bi-amping capability for front channels. Built-in wi-fi and bluetooth with internet radio and music streaming subscription services included(tune in radio, pandora, spotify, tidal, and deezer). Dimensions (w x h x d): 435 x 201.5 x 395 mm; weight: 14.0 kg.

 

 
GOOD
Built-in wi-fi
Ak4458 384 khz/32-bit dac
8 hdmi inputs
Powered zone 2
BAD
Comes only in one size.
 

 

 

Thx-certified amp quality for 180 w/ch (6 ohms.1 khz.0.9% thd.1 channel driven, ftc); 110 w/ch (8 ohms.20 hz-20 khz.0.08% thd.2 channels driven, ftc) with bi-amping capability for front channels. 8 hdmi ins and 2 outs for 4k/60 hz-capable 4: 4: 4 ultrahd entertainment; supports hdcp 2.2 and hdr for 4k/full hd video streaming and broadcast with support for 3d, arc, dolby atmos, dolby truehd, dts: x, dts-hd master audio, and more. Bluetooth, wi-fi, airplay and google cast with internet music subscription services- tune in radio, pandora, spotify, tidal, and deezer (availability of services depends on region. Some services may require a paid subscription and/or firmware update.

Play compressed, lossless, and hi-res audio via local network (mp3, wma, wma lossless, flac, wav, aac, apple lossless, dsd 5.6 mhz, and dolby truehd). Powered zone 2, zone 2 a/b and zone 2 line out for distributed analog/digital audio playback in another room and custom installation with features rs232, ir input and 12 v trigger out.

 

 
GOOD
Powered zone 2
Thx-certified amp quality
Play compressed
BAD
It is made from cheap and flimsy materials.
 

Should I get a onkyo home theater system with a lifetime warranty?

Every manufacturer offer various warranty terms. Some companies sell onkyo home theater systemwith a lifetime warranty, while the others only offer one-year or two-year protection. The cheapest models usually do not have any warranties at all. We think that five-year warranty is more than enough for the most onkyo home theater system.

 

 

4k/60 hz-capable hdmi 2.0a terminals for ultrahd and supports hdcp 2.2 for premium 4k/full hd video streaming and broadcast. Built-in bluetooth, wi-fi and airplay with pandora and spotify to stream virtually any audio from your smartphone, tablet, or pc for clear and powerful sound. Supports dolby atmos up to 5.1.2 channels for captivating, multidimensional sound. Dts: x is a next-generation object-based surround sound technology that includes height to deliver a fully-immersive listening experience. High instantaneous current enhances speaker control for accurate and dynamic audio reproduction with 170 w/ch. (6 ohms.1 khz.0.9% thd.1 channel driven, ftc) and 100 w/ch. (8 ohms.20 hz-20 khz.0.08% thd.2 channels driven, ftc).

 

 
GOOD
Built-in bluetooth
High instantaneous current enhances speaker control
Supports dolby atmos up
4k/60 hz-capable hdmi 2.0a terminals
BAD
Works great, but it is too big for a small apartment.
 

 

 

Hdmi 7 in/ main out, and sub out supporting 4k/60 hz, hdr10, hlg, dolby vision, bt.2020, and hdcp 2.2 pass-through plus 1 front hdmi for convenience. 210 w/ch with dynamic audio amplification with 4-ohm speaker-driving capability. Supports 5.2.2-channel dolby atmos and dts: x playback. Thx certified select theater reference sound. Dual-band wi-fi, dts play-fi, airplay, music, spotify, tidal, deezer, pandora, tune in and chromecast built-in.

 

 
GOOD
Supports 5.2.2-channel dolby atmos
Hdmi 7 in/ main out
Thx certified select theater reference sound
BAD
Takes a lot of time to get used to.
 

How much money should I spend for a nice onkyo home theater system?

If you want to buy the best onkyo home theater system on the market, remember that it does not have to be the most expensive one. Of course, costly models are usually good, but there is always a possibility that you can find an option with better price/quality ratio. If you want to get the most value out of your onkyo home theater system, choose wisely and consider all its characteristics, not only the price.

What are your reviews based on?

In order to create this buying guide, our team had to go through hundreds of user reviews and compare dozens of onkyo home theater system models and brands. Finding the best onkyo home theater system nowadays is a hard task: the selection on the market is so high that you would have to spend months to study all available options. Thankfully, our TOP list will help you find a good onkyo home theater system much quicker!

What factors did you consider while making the TOP list of the best onkyo home theater system?

We compared over a hundred of onkyo home theater systemfrom various manufacturers. To make our buying guide as honest as it is possible, we took into consideration all the important characteristics, such as price, weight, material, assembly quality, and many more. If you want to find the best onkyo home theater system for the least amount of money, our TOP list will be very useful for you.

What is the defining factor when choosing a onkyo home theater system?

As you might have guessed, the weight of a onkyo home theater system is one of the main factor to consider. Another important aspects is its material. If the onkyo home theater system is assembled well, it will serve you for many years.

What should be the warranty period for a good onkyo home theater system?

You should buy onkyo home theater systemfrom brands with customer-friendly warranty policy. Trustworthy onkyo home theater system manufacturers offer two-year or even longer warranty period. You would not have any problems in case of any issues — simply take a broken product to the service center to get it replaced or fixed.

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