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Onkyo PR-SC5508

Onkyo PR-SC5508
alaScore 84

15 reviews

Jul, 2014

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(Based on 15 reviews)

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Amazon.com review summary for Onkyo PR-SC5508

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Onkyo PR-SC5508 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Onkyo 9.2 Channel Black AV Home Theater Network Pre-Amplifier - PR-SC5508

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Onkyo PR-SC5508 9.1 SSP and PA-MC5509 Nine-Channel Power Amplifier

 

Onkyo has been on a roll with their professional line of preamps recently. Starting with their 885 model, and continuing through the 886 and 5507 they have managed to hit a previously weak area in the home theater market. Their new PR-SC5508 surround...

Aside from a couple of issues I ran into, I found the Onkyo 5508 to be a fantastic preamp. Audyssey finally might have made a convert out of me with XT32 and two-channel audio, and every feature that I could want was present on it. I certainly would...

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Onkyo PR-SC5508 THX Certified Processor First Look

 

As we'd expect from Onkyo, they've managed to shoehorn just about everything into their new PR-SC5508 pre/pro. It has THX-Ultra 2 Plus certification, is network-capable, and supports 9.2 channels.

Is the Onkyo PR-SC5508 the processor for you? Well, it sort of depends. While the price tag of just under $2200 is fairly reasonable in the realm of separates, it is by no means the cheapest. Does the PR-SC5508 have everything you need? Probably. As...

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Onkyo PR-SC5508 AV Preamp Reviewed

 

HTR reviewer Brian Kahn puts the Onkyo PR-SC5508 AV preamplifier through its paces in this review. He throws all kinds of sources and content at this preamp. Read the review to find out how the PR-SC5508 handled the test.

Onkyo's PR-SC5508 is well suited to be thecenterpiece of a modern, well connected and networked home theatersystem. The Onkyo processor can accept just about any type of audiosignal from just about any conceivable source, from a record player tohigh...

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Best Preamp I have ever used

 

It is the best preamp I have ever used, simple setup just run the Audyssey Laboratories\' MultEQ® XT32 eight-point auto setup then it is all done. The sound is incrediable.

Accurate Controls","Easy To Setup","Good Power Output","Good Remote Control","Great Sound Quality

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Onkyo PR-SC5508

 

First, this is my separate pre-amplifier. My next caveat is that I'm a decades-long Onkyo / Integra user; which isn't an installment in a Ford/Chevy debate. Those caveats out of the way, this unit performs flawlessly with many layers of tweaks to...

Easy To Setup, Good Remote Control, Great Sound Quality, Accurate Controls

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Onkyo PR-SC5508

 

First, this is my separate pre-amplifier. My next caveat is that I'm a decades-long Onkyo / Integra user; which isn't an installment in a Ford/Chevy debate. Those caveats out of the way, this unit performs flawlessly with many layers of tweaks to...

Accurate Controls, Easy To Setup, Good Remote Control, Great Sound Quality

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Onkyo PR-SC5508

 

Onkyo PR-SC5508 First, this is my separate pre-amplifier. My next caveat is that I'm a decades-long Onkyo / Integra user; which isn't an installment in a Ford/Chevy debate. Still, those caveats out of the way, this unit performs flawlessly with many...

Good Remote Control, Accurate Controls, Easy To Setup, Great Sound Quality

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Onkyo PR-SC5508

 

Onkyo PR-SC5508First, this is my separate pre-amplifier. My next caveat is that I'm a decades-long Onkyo / Integra user; which isn't an installment in a Ford/Chevy debate. Still, those caveats out of the way, this unit performs flawlessly with many...

Great Sound Quality, Good Remote Control, Accurate Controls, Easy To Setup

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Onkyo PRSC5508

 

You get what it says on the box

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Product Specifications

Configuration

AirPlay: No
Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB): No
DIGITAL RADIO: No
DLNA certified: Yes

Connectivity

Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: Yes
iPod Control:Direct Control / No
USB Interface: Yes
W-LAN Connection: No
WiFi Connectivity: No
YUV Interface: Yes

General Features

3D: Yes
Loudspeakers: No

Sound

Dolby / DTS:Dolby True HD / DTS HD
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