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Onkyo announces "Works with Sonos"

With Sonos Connect, the awesome home theater you’ve built around your Onkyo receiver can now be part of your existing Sonos Home Sound System, or the start of a new one. Instantly upgrade the music streaming capability of your home theater with Sonos Connect and a free firmware update.

After a simple set up, your Onkyo receiver will seamlessly tie into Sonos, instantly waking, changing inputs and playing at the volume you command through the familiar Sonos app.

The Works with Sonos badge certifies products that seamlessly connect with the Sonos Home Sound System. The badge helps people choose products that meet Sonos’ exacting standards for design and sound.

2018-06-05 21:42

What is the difference between the Onkyo RZ Series receivers and the regular line Onkyo receivers?

The Onkyo RZ Series was designed from the ground up for home theater integration and performance.  All RZ Series receivers include custom installation focused features like RS232 connections for control, 12 volt triggers, IR inputs and detachable power cords.  There are also optional rack mount kits available for the RZ Series receivers if you are planning to install them in a standard 19-inch equipment rack.   The RZ Series utilize the best parts available for increased audio and video performance and durability.  As a results RZ Series receivers carry a three year warranty compared to a two year warranty on our standard Onkyo line.


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2018-02-01 21:30

What are the benefits of buying a THX certified receiver over one that is not certified?

 In addition to typically being reserved for the most full featured receivers THX certification guarantees the same high-volume sound you would experience at a commercial theater in your home. To gain certification, the receiver must pass severe bench-tests covering every aspect of audio performance.   In the case our receivers THX Certified Select components are ideally suited to rooms where the screen-to-seat viewing distance is about 10 feet and the room volume approximately 2,000 cubic feet.


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2018-02-01 21:28

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