For a high performing A/V processor that can immerse you in multi-channel surround sound for your movies, music and video games, the THX Select2 Plus certified TX-NR1009 9.2-Channel Audio/Video Receiver from Onkyo makes a sound choice. As a strong foundation for any home theater system, the TX-NR1009 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-NR1009 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-NR1009 also features a rigid, vibration-reducing cabinet and separate power/pre-amp blocks as well as a massive transformer and symmetrical L/R channels for pristine A/V reproduction. An onboard Marvell Qdeo chip allows for 4K video upscaling and processing, 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-NR1009 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 dual USB ports, 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 also include bi-amping, 9.2-channel pre-outs and powered zone two and zone three audio.