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ONKYO TX-NR709

ONKYO TX-NR709
alaScore 86

178 reviews

Aug, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 178 reviews of ONKYO TX-NR709. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 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-NR709 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for ONKYO TX-NR709

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 user reviews of ONKYO TX-NR709 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com.

74% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Onkyo TX-NR709 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver (Black)Onkyo TX-NR709 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver (Black)

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: Tom Andry (audioholics.com)

Onkyo TX-NR709 7.2 Channel Networked THX Receiver First Look

 

that we talked about not nine months ago. That's right, back in July we were touting the virtues of the NR708 and here we are doing it again. Plus, the price points haven't changed. So, new receiver, more features and same price point with a nine month...

We're shocked at how much Onkyo is giving you in the sub $900 TX-NR709. We expect 3D and many of the features but not all of them. We can honestly only count less than a handful features that aren't included in this receiver. 3D, ARC, DSX PLIIz, MultEQ...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: Tom Andry (audioholics.com)

Onkyo TX-NR709 7.2 Channel Networked THX Receiver Preview

 

We're shocked at how much Onkyo is giving you in the sub $900 TX-NR709. We expect 3D and many of the features but not all of them. We can count less than a handful of available features not included.

We're shocked at how much Onkyo is giving you in the sub $900 TX-NR709. We expect 3D and many of the features but not all of them. We can honestly only count less than a handful features that aren't included in this receiver. 3D, ARC, DSX PLIIz, MultEQ...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: Shayne Rana (tech.firstpost.com)

Onkyo TX-NR709 AV Receiver Review - Tech2

 

It's almost impossible to have a home-theatre special without having Onkyo feature in it. Right from the time they launched their first home theatre ...

Besides supplying tremendous power to all the six channels, it is important that an AV receiver has a balanced tonality. As we said before, this receiver had an amazing tonal response, this feat was highlighted every time Harvey Dent flipped his coin....

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: (homecinemachoice.com)

Onkyo TX-NR709 review

 

Onkyo's TX-NR709 ups the audiophile ante of the much-loved TX-NR609, and has a back panel busier than Oxford Street at Christmas. In come binding posts for all speaker terminals, bi-amping capability, 7.1 phono inputs and 7.2 pre-outs, which is...

Networking including online audio access; multichannel inputs; ease of use; dynamic sound

Online interface lacks finesse; lacks Apple AirPlay and built-in wi-fi

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: (tech.firstpost.com)

Onkyo TX-NR709 AV Receiver Review Tech2 Mobile

 

It's almost impossible to have a home-theatre special without having Onkyo feature in it. Right from the time they launched their first home theatre

Besides supplying tremendous power to all the six channels, it is important that an AV receiver has a balanced tonality. As we said before, this receiver had an amazing tonal response, this feat was highlighted every time Harvey Dent flipped his coin....

Recommended!

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (trustedreviews.com)

Onkyo TX-NR709

 

Features, performance, ease-of-use – Onkyo's awesome amp delivers on all three counts

Lots of features and connections ; Easy to set up and use ; Masterful movie performance

No search feature for media playback ; Wi-Fi dongle is optional ; More musical receivers on the market

The TX-NR709 is expensive but certainly won’t leave you feeling short-changed. Abundant connections will keep you futureproofed for ages, there’s a wealth of features on board and its performance with movies is first rate. There are more musical amps...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Onkyo TX-NR709

 

Authoritative, dynamic sound, subtlety and detail in abundance, nice to use, eight HDMI inputs, good network functionality

No Apple AirPlay

A truly excellent home cinema amp and a high bar for rivals to reach

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Stephen Dawson (cnet.com.au)

Onkyo TX-NR709

 

The Onkyo TX-NR709 builds on the company's years of network support in home theatre receivers, and includes excellent home theatre connectivity with fine audio and video support.

Excellent audio performance ; Excellent video performance ; Good network/USB support (including FLAC)

Clumsy main menu implementation

That aside, the Onkyo TX-NR7009 is a top-notch home theatre receiver, ready to do first-class duty in just about any system.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Dennis H. (newegg.com)

Just an excellent product. No complaints

 

Would and have recommended to friends

I like the easy of use. Satisfy my demands clean sound

DLNA operations could be a little more efficient

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: Scott P. (newegg.com)

Updated Review

 

Customer service was nice enough to make a "one-time-only" courtesy repair. I had to pay shipping, but after getting it back, it has worked flawlessly. I would advise against placing any other equipment on top of this unit, placing this unit in a...

Numerous inputs including HDMI, Component, and Composite video; analog audio inputs, coaxial, optical, or HDMI for audio. Up to 7.1 surround. Great features such as a default volume upon startup.

Failed after 3 years. After research, it seems that this and a few other Onkyo models are plagued by inadequate heat dissipation similar to what caused older XBox 360s to fail (red-ring). Basically, how I understand it is, the board is fastened down,...

Apr, 2015

Product Specifications

Configuration

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

Connectivity

Ethernet: No
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
iPod Control:Direct Control
Phono Input: Yes
UPnP: Yes
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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