If you're looking for a network-ready, high-powered A/V processor that can immerse you in multi-channel surround sound for your movies, music and games, the THX Plus2 certified flagship TX-NR5009 9.2-Channel A/V Receiver from Onkyo could be a good match for your needs. As a strong foundation for any home theater system, the TX-NR5009 allows you to create compelling entertainment experiences in your own living room using advanced technologies.
This receiver offers support for 3D video and an Audio Return Channel, with 8 HDMI version 1.4a inputs and 2 outputs. The TX-NR5009 is an excellent match for the Blu-ray format, offering support for Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby Pro Logic IIz. It also supports DTS Neo:X, which provides for an 11.1-channel speaker configuration and adds height/wide speakers to create a natural, immersive, spacious and lifelike 3D surround stage.
The TX-NR5009 also features a massive Toroidal power transformer with multiple transformers and 3-stage inverted Darlington circuitry to reduce vibrations. It also has gold-plated HDMI terminals, speaker posts and A/V inputs to allow for the best possible connectivity. An onboard Marvell Qdeo chip allows for 4K video upscaling, as well as 1080p upscaling and analog-to-HDMI upscaling to ensure enhanced picture quality even from legacy equipment. So, even your collection of DVDs will take on a whole new look.
As a network capable receiver, the TX-NR5009 allows you to enjoy internet radio like vTuner, Pandora, Rhapsody, Slacker, Mediafly and Napster -- as well as networked audio from your PC or media server. With a front and rear panel USB port, you'll be able to play audio files stored on a flash drive or your iPod/iPhone. All video sources are fine tuned with integrated HQV Vida technology as well as independent ISF calibration. Advanced features include bi-amping capability, 9.2-channel pre-outs and powered zone two and zone three audio.
- Eight (8) 1080p-capable HDMI inputs (V1.4a repeater) including 1 front with 2 simultaneous outputs
- THX Ultra2 Plus certification
- Massive Toroidal transformer for high current drive
- Four (4) independent power supplies for cleaner sound
- Finest 192 kHz / 32-bit TI Burr Brown D/A converters
- isf (Imaging Science Foundation) certified
- 4K scaling via Qdeo by Marvell HDMI
- 1080p video upconversion by HVQ Vida processor
- Wireless ready with optional UWF-1 wireless USB LAN adapter
- WRAT technology and discrete amp construction for cleaner sound
- Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD decoding to support advanced Blu-ray technology
- DTS Neo:X allows for an even more immersive entertainment experience
- PC input allows you to stream audio from a computer (Windows 7 and DLNA certified)
- Internet radio capable: Pandora, Rhapsody, Napster, vTuner, Sirius Internet Radio, MediaFly, Slacker, Last.fm, Spotify, AUPEO
- Front and rear panel USB inputs for memory devices and iPhone/iPod models (enables display of album artwork)
- Optional iPod Dock / HDradio module via Universal Port
- Four (4) DSP gaming modes: Rock, Sports, Action, and Role Playing
- Audyssey MultEQ XT32 with Dynamic EQ and Dynamic Volume