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Onkyo HT-S7100 Theater System

Onkyo HT-S7100 Theater System
alaScore 78

154 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 154 reviews of Onkyo HT-S7100 Theater System. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Onkyo HT-S7100 Theater System is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 122 user reviews of Onkyo HT-S7100 Theater System from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Home Theater Systems on

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This summary is based on the products: Onkyo HT-S6100 7.1 Channel Receiver and Speaker PackageOnkyo HT-S6100 7.1 Channel Receiver and Speaker Package

Sep, 2018

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Unbelievable Sound for the Price...


Do yourself a favor and save lots of money by buying speaker stands separately, or, alternatively, just attach the speakers to your walls as Onkyo seems to suggest.

Deep, rich bass. Great highs and mid range. This system is almost $200 cheaper than the S7100 and the only difference is the included speaker stands. The system is absolutely amazing, and sounds as good as my friends $2500 system that he spent an...

The automated setup requires that you use all 7 speakers. As I currently only have space for 5 of them I had to set up the system manually, it was a bit of a pain, but it still sounds amazing

Aug, 2009

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Awesome Setup


This is my first real home theatre system and i absolutely love it. I bought one of those dvd player HTIB and this system blows it out the water completely. Shipping was at my door in two days in good condition. Make sure you read the Bulk Shipping...

Great sounding HTIB. Reciever has 4 HMDI inputs that pass sound as well unlike the lower price Onkyo HTIB. Plenty of options to choose from. Also comes with one HDMI cord. Remote worked on my cable box. Has a calibration mic for easy setup of speakers

Speaker wire was too small in my opinion. I went out and bought some heavier wire

Aug, 2009

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Great System


This is a great great system for what you spend. There are little quirks that are slightly frustrating to deal with, but the sound is still fantastic and in the end thats what really matters. I would recommend this system to anyone.

The sound is truly amazing for what you pay for this system. The speakers sound clean and the sub hits like a champion. The HDMI connections are great. Having everything pass through one HDMI cable to my TV is fantastic. The microphone that comes with...

The speaker wire that comes with the system is pathetic. I upgraded my speaker cable to 16AWG. I snagged 100ft for super cheap on m0n0price. You cannot rename the inputs on the system. For example my xbox is hooked up to AUX, my PS3 to DVD, and my Wii...

Aug, 2009

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Best bang for the buck


It took no more than two hours with two people to setup this entire HTIB. It has fully functioned without any issue for five months now. I bought it after a long decision process. At the time Newegg was offering it at a price I could no longer resist....

HDMI ports, sound power and quality, Dolby True HD, easy installation and setup, and decent speakers

The only problem I have with this HTIB is the gauge of the speaker wire. It's not the nicest by far but easily replaced for not a whole lot of money

Jul, 2009

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So far, so very good!


All things considered, a very good experience despite my fears. I've promised my wife that I won't be taking a leap of faith like this very often. I'm just glad everything went as expected so I don't have to sleep outside. :)

I was actually a bit nervous getting something like this from newegg because of the bulk item disclaimer they have...what if it's DOA kind of thing, because the delivery person is not going to stand here for 2 hours while I hook it up, but so far so...

Although I managed to make it work, I would love for the rear surround speaker wire to be about 10-20 feet longer, but fortunately the room I set it up in is not that large. Also for a higher-end item like this, including banana clips or crimping pins...

Jun, 2009

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Outstanding value despite a few little quirks


I watched prices for several months and finally in March 2009 snagged it from NewEgg for $549 shipped. NewEgg provided excellent service. UPS delivered within a few days and box arrived in good condition. I'd definitely buy it again.

Good sound, great features, amazing price for such quality audio gear ; Receiver provides plenty of power for a typical home theater application ; The speakers are relatively easy to mount and they look nice

Bass sound is a bit on the boomy and muddy side. It lacks punch for listening to stereo music, but it's fine for TV or movies ; A few odd quirks, such as the fact the volume goes to 79, and the channel gain levels max out at 12. Reminds me of Nigel...

May, 2009

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Component input failure


DO NOT buy if you're going to use component connections.

Sounds fairly good...not great, but good

If you're using the component hookups, it just doesn't work. If the volume is over 48 or so when you turn it on with component connections, it turns itself off again. If you turn it on at a lower volume and then adjust the volume up, it will turn...

May, 2009

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Great Sound at Great Value


Best system in a box that you can buy in my opinion. I have had the S-6100 for a few months without a problem yet.

Best surround sound for the price hands down! 4 HDMI inputs are great especially if you have only a few. Very easy to operate and set-up. What was real awesome was the Audyssey Dynamic EQ which helped the system sound great

Speaker wires were pretty thin and cheap looking. Also, it does not come with speaker stands and you will have to find and purchase them if needed

May, 2009

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Apr, 2009

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Onkyo HT-S6100


Once again, NewEgg has fast, reliable service.

Amazing system. Not only was it very easy to setup, but it worked flawlessly. I have my PC, cable box, dvd player and iPod all connected to this and they work without issues. Great price vs other available systems

None, I even got free shipping with NewEgg

Mar, 2009

Product Specifications

Sound makes up quite a bit of the home-theater experience when matched with your HDTV. Onkyo's HT-S6100 helps make that match-up really easy. The HT-S6100 marks a major milestone for Onkyo: the company's first receiver/speaker package to simultaneously handle 1080p video and bit-for-bit audio processing. The launch of the HT-S6100 marks another milestone for Onkyo: the company's first receiver/speaker package to simultaneously handle 1080p video and bit-for-bit audio processing.The HT-S6100 anchors your home theater by integrating the full potential of high-definition media (think Blu-ray Disc) and high-definition displays. With an HDMI platform as good as it gets (integrating up to four sources), you have every reason to be impressed. But the HT-S6100 is also going to take analog sources (from component video, S-video and composite video) and upscale them to HD-friendly 1080i resolution for HDMI output. Featuring some valuable options single-cable dock connectivity for iPod, Audyssey room acoustic co Featuring some valuable options single-cable dock connectivity for iPod, Audyssey room acoustic correction technologies, and integrated control with other leading brand-name devices this receiver/speaker package puts the emphasis on value for money. 1080i Upscaling powered by Faroudja DCDi Edge TrueHD, DTS-HD Decoding Slim, wall mountable 7.1 speaker system with 290W powered subwoofer Includes dedicated RI iPod dock (DS-A1L), which supports the following iPods (audio only) - 4th Gen iPod; 4th Gen iPod (color display); iPod Photo;IPod video; iPod Classic (80, 120 and 160GB); 1st - 4th Gen iPod Nano; 1st and 2nd Gen iPod Touch; iPhone and iPhone 3G Audio I/O 6 / 2 Digital Audio IN (OPT/COAX) 2 / 2 Composite I/O 4 / 1 S-Video I/O 3 / 1 Component Video / Bandwidth 2 / 50MHz HDMI I/O 4 / 1 / HDMI Version V1.3 Repeater / HDMI Bandwidth 1080p Analog to HDMI Upconversion Audyssey with mi