The Onkyo HT-RC360 7.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver offers a solid foundation for any home theater system in an affordable package. This versatile networking A/V receiver features HD Blu-ray compatibility as well as other disc-based games and music, and even lets you stream audio content from the internet or your PC.
You'll find an array of connections for both legacy components and 6 advanced HDMI 1.4a inputs including one on the front panel for convenience. These support 3D content, Audio Return Channel and 4K upscaling with a video chip from Marvell Qdeo.
The HT-RC360 supports digital decoding of advanced lossless Dolby and DTS formats Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio as well as Audessy DSX and Dolby Pro Logic IIZ to add additional dimension to your surround sound experience. With WRAT technology, clean audio is ensured thanks to a powerful amplifier design. Commanding your new receiver is seamless with the user-friendly GUI and on-screen display so you can make adjustments easily. Housed in a sturdy chassis with a solid aluminum front, this receiver packs a sophisticated presence in any setup.
- 7.2 Channels of Surround Sound
- A realistic, cinematic experience is yours with the 100-watts per channel HT-RC360 that offers support for a 7.2 system. It can provide enveloping surround sound for your favorite movies, games and music to create compelling entertainment experiences. Dual subwoofer pre-outs let you enjoy additional heart-pumping low frequency support.
- 6 HDMI 1.4a Inputs With 3D and ARC
- This receiver offers an array of connectivity options with 6 HDMI 1.4a (one on the front panel), 2 component video, one PC hookup and 5 composite video inputs with one output. If you're connecting by HDMI, the 1.4a specification means this receiver can carry 3D video and an Audio Return Channel (ARC). If you also have a 3D-ready display, 3D-ready cable and 3D glasses, you're on your way to enjoy wraparound visuals with 3D Blu-ray discs and gaming. Support for ARC means you can send audio data from your TV "upstream" to the receiver to eliminate the need for a separate audio connection.
- Marvell Qdeo 4K Upscaling
- A Marvell Qdeo video chip allows this receiver to upscale your standard video source materials like 480i/p, 720p, and 1080i/p all the way up to 4K x 2K (3840 x 2160). This video processor utilizes algorithms designed to eliminate video noise and artifacts like "jaggies" and feathering. If you have a compatible widescreen display, this means your Blu-ray discs and DVDs will achieve more detail and cinematic picture quality.
- Stream PC Audio and Internet Radio
- This receiver connects to your home internet connection or home PC. It provides access to internet radio sources like Pandora, Rhapsody, Napster, Slacker, Sirius Internet Radio, MediaFly and vTuner with high fidelity audio reproduction. It is compatible with Microsoft Windows 7 platform and includes a DLNA certification for media streaming.
- Audessy DSX and Dolby Pro Logic IIz
- With support for Audessy DSX, you can incorporate "front height" speakers in place of surround back speakers to achieve a wider soundstage. These can carry ambient non-directional audio for a new vertical dimension to your movies and games. Dolby Pro Logic IIz offers a similar "front height" speaker option that works to give you an even more immersive home theater experience.
- Four DSP Gaming Modes
- The HT-RC360 also offers four different DSPs for different types of video games. Choose from rock, sports, action and role playing modes to customize your gaming experience whether you're playing 3D or 2D games.
- WRAT Technology (Wide Range Amplifier Technology)
- While WRAT was originally developed for Onkyo's high-end amplifiers to handle the sonic demands of high-resolution formats including DVD-Audio and Super Audio CD, it also provides an improved dynamic S/N ratio and better delivery of momentary power peaks from all other formats, including high-definition and regular DVDs, HD broadcasts, and digital files such as MP3s and gaming. Utilized in the HT-RC360, it allows for movie-theater impact and audio purity.
- Audessy 2EQ
- With the included microphone, Audyssey 2EQ determines the number of speakers connected, their size (for bass management), optimum crossover frequencies to the subwoofer of you have one hooked up, and distances from your listening position. Audessy 2EQ minimizes distortion caused by room acoustics by capturing room acoustical problems over the listening area in both the frequency and time domain for clear, well-balanced audio.
- Audessy Dynamic EQ
- With Audessy Dynamic EQ, you can enjoy great sound even when listening at low volume levels. Audessy Dynamic EQ takes into account human perception and room acoustics. It selects the correct frequency response and surround volume levels so that the content sounds the way it was created at any volume level.
- iPod Ready via USB or Optional Dock
- The USB port offers a direct digital connection for your iPod, or you can plug it into the optional iPod dock (UP-A1) to incorporate your portable music library. If you want to experience HD Radio you can purchase the Onkyo HD Radio receiver (UP-HT1) which also plugs into the universal port. HD Radio is an additional signal that both AM and FM stations can include along with their convention broadcasts. The content can be anything from news to music to tags that can tell you the title and artist of a song that's playing.
- Advanced Music Optimizer
- With this receiver, your compressed MP3 files will sound better than ever thanks to the built-in Music Optimizer, which enhances the sound quality of your compressed music files. This feature works with PCM digital audio input signals with a sampling rate below 48 kHz and analog audio input signals.
- Multi-Room Audio
- 'Powered Zone 2' capability means this receiver is also capable of powering 2-channel stereo audio in another room (Zone 2), while also powering sound for the main room. You can even have a different source in each room. If you add an amplifier to the second room, you can add to your stereo audio and enjoy multi-channel sound in multiple rooms.