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Technical Details

Features

HIGHLIGHTS

  • DTS:X® and Dolby Atmos® up to 5.1.2 Channels
  • Wireless Audio Streaming with Chromecast built-in*1 and AirPlay 
  • Bluetooth® Audio / Wi-Fi® with Spotify® and TIDAL
  • HDMI® 8 In / 2 Out Including 1 Front (HDCP 2.2 / HDR)
  • Dynamic Audio Amplification for Realistic Sound
  • AccuEQ Room Calibration with AccuReflex Technology
  • FlareConnect™*1 Wireless Multi-room Audio
  • Phono Input and Hi-Res Audio Playback
  • 384 kHz/32-bit Hi-Grade DAC

ADVANCED FEATURES

  • DTS:X New-Generation Sound Format Ready
  • Supports Dolby Atmos Format for Exciting Multidimensional Sound
  • 4K/60 Hz-Capable 4:4:4 HDMI Terminals for Ultra HD Entertainment*2
  • Supports HDCP 2.2 and HDR for Future 4K/Full HD Video Streaming and Broadcast*3
  • Built-in Wi-Fi Certified Wireless LAN Capability
  • Bluetooth Version 2.1 + EDR Capability (Compatible Profile: A2DP v1.2, AVRCP v1.3) with Advanced Music Optimizer DSP Technology
  • Internet Radio and Music Streaming Subscription Services Included (TuneIn Radio,  Spotify, TIDAL, and Deezer)*4
  • Play Compressed, Lossless, and Hi-Res Audio via Local Network  (MP3, WMA, FLAC, WAV, AAC, Apple Lossless, DSD 5.6 MHz, and Dolby® TrueHD)
  • FlareConnect Multi-room Audio Distribution to Compatible Components and Speakers
  • AccuEQ Room Calibration Featuring AccuReflex Technology for Seamless Object-based Sound from Compatible Speakers (Mic Included)
  • Advanced Music Optimizer to Improve Compressed Digital Audio Quality (Bluetooth Audio Included)
  • Control and Stream with Free Onkyo Controller*5 App for  iPod touch/iPhone and Android™ Devices
  • Powered Zone 2 and Zone 2 Line Out for Distributed Analog/Digital Audio Playback in Another Room
  • Bi-Amping Capability for Front Channels 

AMPLIFIER FEATURES

  • 160 W/Ch (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1% THD, 1 Channel Driven, IEC); 175 W/Ch (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1 Channel Driven, JEITA)
  • Dynamic Audio Amplification for a Thrilling Audio Experience
  • H.C.P.S. (High Current Power Supply) Massive High Power Transformer
  • High Current Amp Design to Effectively Drive the Speakers 
  • Non-Phase Shift Amp Circuits for Realistic Imaging 
  • VLSC™ for a Clear Audio Experience
  • Optimum Gain Volume Circuitry
  • PLL (Phase Locked Loop) Jitter-Cleaning Circuit Technology for S/PDIF Audio

PROCESSING FEATURES

  • HDMI Support for 4K/60 Hz, 3D, Audio Return Channel, DeepColor™, x.v.Color™, LipSync, Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, DTS:X, DTS-HD Master Audio™, DVD-Audio, Super Audio CD, Multichannel PCM, and CEC
  • Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio Decoding
  • AK4458 384 kHz/32-bit DAC (8 Channels x 1)
  • 32-bit Digital Signal Processing Engines
  • 4 DSP Modes for Gaming: Rock, Sports, Action, and RPG 
  • Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround Function
  • CinemaFILTER™
  • Direct Mode
  • Double Bass Function

CONNECTION FEATURES

  • 8 HDMI Inputs (1 Front/ 7 Rear) and 2 Outputs
  • USB 2.0 Port
  • Mass Storage Class USB Memory Playback Capability
  • 2 Component Inputs
  • 2 Composite Video Inputs
  • 3 Digital Audio Inputs (2 Optical and 1 Coaxial)
  • 8 Analog Audio Inputs (1 Front*/7 Rear) 
  • Phono Input for Turntable Connection
  • 2 Parallel Subwoofer Pre-Outs
  • Location-Numbered Speaker Terminals

* 3.5mm pin jack type. 

OTHER FEATURES

  • Crossover Adjustment for Each Channel  (40/50/60/70/80/90/100/120/150/180/200 Hz)
  • A/V Sync Control (Up to 500 ms in 5 ms Steps at 48 kHz)
  • Graphical Overlaid On-Screen Display (OSD) via HDMI with Quick Set-Up
  • Hybrid Standby Function with HDMI Passthrough 
  • Tone Control (Bass/Treble) for Front L/R Channels
  • 3-Mode Display Dimmer (Normal/Dim/Dimmer)
  • 40 FM/AM Random Presets
  • Firmware Updates via Ethernet and USB
  • RIHD (Remote Interactive Over HDMI) for System Control
  • Simple Remote Control

*1 Enabled with a firmware update. *2 6G video is supported on HDMI inputs 1/2/3, Main Out, and Sub Out. *3 HDCP 2.2 is supported on HDMI inputs 1/2/3, Main Out, and Sub Out. *4 Availability of services depends on region. Some services may require a paid subscription and firmware update. Availability of third-party services advertised here is accurate at the time of publication, but may be subject to change without notice. *5 For iOS and Android™ devices. Please check App Store or Google Play for device and OS requirements.

DTS:X® and Dolby Atmos® Ready

Discover the best in object-based surround-sound with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Free from the traditional channel-based audio bed, sound flows above and around you in three dimensions for a movie and gaming experience that will take your breath away.

Wireless Audio Playback with Chromecast built-in* and AirPlay

TX-NR656, now with Chromecast built-in and AirPlay, frees your music from your smartphone. You can stream your music stored in your phone or using Chromecast built-in / AirPlay compatible apps.

* Chromecast built-in enabled via firmware update.

Bluetooth® Audio / Wi-Fi® with Spotify® and TIDAL*

In addition to Chromecast built-in and AirPlay, stream virtually  any audio from your smartphone, tablet, or PC to your home cinema for clear and powerful sound. Available internet radio and music subscription services include Spotify and more.

* Support for some services including TIDAL and Deezer enabled via firmware update.

FlareConnect™ Wireless Multi-room Audio

FlareConnect* shares audio from network and external audio input sources between compatible components. Enjoy effortless multi-room playback of LP records, CDs, network music services, and more with supported components and speaker systems. Music selection, speaker grouping, and playback management across the home are built into the Onkyo Controller** app.

* Sharing audio from external inputs is enabled with a future firmware update. External audio inputs supporting FlareConnect may differ depending on model. Please consult individual product specification for more information. ** Download free from the App Store or Google Play.

HDMI® 8 In / 2 Out Including 1 Front (HDCP 2.2 / HDR)

Select HDMI terminals support 4K/60 Hz, as well as HDCP 2.2 and HDR for next-generation UltraHD streaming and broadcasting.

Dynamic Audio Amplification for Clear and Realistic Sound Reproduction

Power your speakers like never before with Onkyo’s Dynamic Audio Amplification. Sound comes alive thanks to accurate, noise-free signal processing and hi-current power that dynamically controls your speakers for precise, authentic audio reproduction. 

Powered Zone 2 for Audio Playback in Second Room

TX-NR656 has Powered Zone 2 capability to bring audio to a second room connected to your A/V Receiver. Now with dedicated Zone 2 DAC, you can bring digital audio input sources such as Spotify to a second room.

Play Everything from Vinyl to Hi-Res Audio

Onkyo A/V receivers feature a dedicated phono input for turntable connection as well as universal Hi-Res compatibility for ease of use. Use Onkyo Controller to locate your 192/24 and 96/24 albums (including 5.6 MHz DSD playback) on PC or NAS and bask in the clarity, depth, and detail of high-resolution music.

384 kHz/32-bit Hi-Grade DAC

A premium-quality AK4458 digital-to-analog converter from AKM unlocks the full potential of any audio format with unique low-distortion filtering technologies for clear sound.

AccuEQ Calibration Featuring AccuReflex Technology

AccuEQ equalizes the surround-sound to suit the room acoustics for crisply focused sound, while AccuReflex aligns the phase of Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers with the sound coming from your other speakers. Any delay is resolved so that everything arrives at your ears at the same time. The result is cohesive reproduction of object-based soundtracks.

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