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Onkyo TX-SR501 (silver)

Onkyo TX-SR501 (silver)
alaScore 89

11 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews of Onkyo TX-SR501 (silver). The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Onkyo TX-SR501 (silver) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Onkyo TX-SR501 (silver) from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on

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This summary is based on the products: Onkyo TX-SR501 6.1-Channel Home Theater ReceiverOnkyo TX-SR501 6.1-Channel Home Theater ReceiverONKYO TX-SR501RB 6.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver - REFURBISHED

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: CNET (

Onkyo TX-SR501


Onkyo brings some high-end features to its entry-level receiver.

Six 65-watt channels; Dolby EX and DTS-ES surround processing; A/B speaker switching; SACD/DVD-Audio 5.1 input; component-video switching.

Runs hot; lackluster remote.

Sep, 2014

Expert review by: Matthew Evert (

Onkyo TX-SR501 Receiver


Introduction Onkyo, a brand that has long been respected as one of the best mainstream Japanese audio manufacturers, offers powerful AV technology at an affordable price. The TX-SR501 is a six-channel receiver equipped for the most popular home theater...

Jan, 2001

Product Specifications

The Fully-Equipped 6.1-Channel Receiver for Your Entry Into the World of Home Theater. Onkyo has redefined how you will forever look at an entry-level home theater receiver with the TX-SR501. Those new to home theater will breathe a sigh of relief due to the user-friendly design that incorporates color-coded inputs and outputs, a logically laid-out front panel and an easy-to-use remote control. Those looking to upgrade their current home theater receiver will be impressed with 6.1-channels giving you the all enveloping surround sound of Dolby Digital EX and DTS-ES combined with Onkyo exclusives like WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology) and CinemaFILTER to yield the smoothest sound at any volume.

Audio Input

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Audio Output

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Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Surround EX / Dolby Pro Logic II / DTS decoder / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES decoder / DTS-ES Discrete 6.1 / DTS-ES Matrix 6.1
Functions (KA):AV receiver
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV components
Surround System Class:5.1 channel/6.1 channel
Type:AV receiver

Cassette System

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CD System

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Coaxial Digital Input: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



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Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Onkyo TX

MD System

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Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control


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