Onkyo TX-NR696 AV Receiver

$1,399
By Onkyo

Description

A harmonious mix of tech and tradition, the TX-NR696 adapts to entertainment life and finds the emotion in every sound source, from 3D film-scores to vinyl records. Next-Generation Network Audio gathers Chromecast built-in*1, Works with Sonos, AirPlay 2, and DTS Play-Fi® with streaming services for smooth multi-room audio evolved by support for the new high-speed 802.11ac (2x2 MIMO) Wi-Fi® specification*2. Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® pull audiences deep into movies and games, THX Certified Select assuring a theater-reference experience. If a 5.2.2-ch setup isn’t possible, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer*3 and DTS Virtual:X™*3 can create a 3D sound-field from horizontal speaker layouts. Zone 2 outputs bring amped multi-source audio to two rooms, while a flexible new zone line-out/front L/R pre-out terminal lets you listen how you want, where you want. With revitalized DAA system, 4K/60p/HDR HDMI® terminals, and many extras, this product excels in every aspect.



PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

175 W/Ch THX® Certified Select™ DAA system

Works with Sonos, Chromecast built-in*1, AirPlay 2, DTS Play-Fi®, FlareConnect™*2, Spotify®, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer, TuneIn*3

Supports 5.2.2-ch Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® playback

Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer*4 and DTS Virtual:X™*4

HDMI Sub/Zone 2 output shares media to a second display or projector

Quad-core SoC supports 802.11ac (2x2 MIMO) Wi-Fi® specification*5

Zone 2/Zone B line-out/Front L/R pre-out with DAC shares D/A audio (including HDMI/SPDIF*6) or connects power amp

Zone 2 outputs distribute D/A audio sources (including HDMI/SPDIF*6)

Stereo Assign Mode to switch Front playback to Height channels

DSP-based Vocal Enhancer improves dialog audibility

GUI with OSD via HDMI features media input/output data display function

HDMI supports 4K/60p, 4K HDR, 4:4:4/24-bit, BT.2020, HDCP 2.2

AccuEQ with subwoofer EQ and AccuReflex™

One-touch volume memory-presets for A/V inputsputs

AMPLIFIER FEATURES

THX Certified Select certified Dynamic Audio Amplification

Custom High-Current Low-Noise Power Transformer

Large custom-made audio power capacitors

Non-phase-shift amp topology with discrete output stage

New dual-transistor amp output stages (L/R/C) doubles instantaneous current output for stunning dynamics and bass impact

Strengthened power-supply line for high-current dynamics

Refined HDMI grounds, short signal paths reduce noise

SoC board remote from audio paths to reduce noise

High-current drive handles 4-ohm speaker loads

High-grade AKM (AK4458) 384 kHz/32-bit multichannel D/A conversion

VLSC™ (Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry) filtering (Front L/R)

PLL (Phase Locked Loop) anti-jitter technology for S/PDIF audio

Tone controls (bass/treble) for front L/R channels

Pure Audio Mode and Direct Mode for high-fidelity sound

VIDEO & AUDIO SUPPORT

Supports HDCP 2.2, 4K/60p, HDR (Dolby Vision, HDR10, HLG), BT.2020, 4:4:4 color-space, 3D Video, ARC (Audio Return Channel), DeepColor™, x.v.Color™, and LipSync via HDMI

Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Dolby® TrueHD, and DTS-HD Master Audio® decoding

Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer and DTS Virtual:X 3D processing

Dolby Surround® and DTS® Neural:X upmixing technology

THX listening modes for movies, music, and games

Sound optimization for games (Rock, Sports, Action, and RPG)

SACD (Super Audio CD) playback via HDMI (2.8 MHz 2-ch/multichannel)

Theater-Dimensional virtual surround-sound function

NETWORK FEATURES

Next-Generation Network Audio with multi-room audio, streaming service integration, and remote app control

Works with Sonos certified for the Sonos Home Sound System*7

Chromecast built-in and voice control with the Google Assistant*8

AirPlay 2 multi-room audio and voice control with Siri*9

DTS Play-Fi® multi-room audio via Onkyo Music Control App*10

FlareConnect™ multi-zone audio with compatible components

Quad-core SoC processing evolves network functions and supports high-speed 802.11ac (2x2 MIMO) Wi-Fi specification

Supports Onkyo Controller remote and music streaming app*10

Hi-Res Audio playback via network (DSD 11.2 MHz/5.6 MHz/ 2.8 MHz*11; FLAC, WAV [RIFF], AIFF, and ALAC to 192 kHz/24-bit*12)

CONNECTION TERMINALS

7 HDMI inputs (1 front), 2 outputs (Main [ARC], Sub/Zone 2)

2 digital audio inputs (optical and coaxial, assignable)

4 analog RCA inputs (assignable)

3.5 mm mini-stereo analog input (front)

1 phono input with built-in MM equalizer for turntable

3.5 mm setup mic input for AccuEQ (front)

6.35 mm headphone jack (front)

2 subwoofer pre-outs

Zone 2/Zone B line-out/Front pre-out (analog RCA)

7 screw-type speaker posts

Ethernet terminal for network connection and IP control

USB input (5 V/1 A) for audio playback (rear)

AC socket for detachable power cable

ADVANCED FEATURES

AccuEQ Room Acoustic Calibration and AccuReflex

DSP Vocal Enhancer boosts dialog audibility via remote keys or front panel

Bluetooth® wireless technology and Wake on Play Standby with auto input selection supporting select smart speakers

Advanced Music Optimizer™ improves compressed audio playback

Zone 2 speaker outputs for powered simultaneous multi-source D/A audio distribution (including HDMI/SPDIF) with Zone 2 DAC; output via Zone 2 and Zone 2 line-out

Front/Height/Surround Back switching (layout dependent) for ambient listening in Stereo Assign Mode

Zone 2/Zone B line-out/Front L/R pre-out (analog RCA) with Zone 2 DAC connects compatible audio systems for synced/independent D/A playback (including HDMI/SPDIF) in Main and Zone 2; connects compatible transmitters for wireless headphones; connects power amp for Front L/R speakers

One-touch volume memory-presets for A/V inputs via front panel

1080p to 4K upscaling and GUI with overlaid OSD via HDMI

Crossover adjustment for each channel (40 ⁄ 50 ⁄ 60 ⁄ 70 ⁄ 80 ⁄ 90 ⁄ 100 ⁄ 120 ⁄ 150 ⁄ 180 ⁄ 200 Hz)

A/V Sync Control (up to 500 ms in 5 ms steps at 48 kHz)

Various standby modes and HDMI pass-through

IP control for home automation systems via LAN

3-Mode display dimmer (Normal/Dim/Dimmer)

40 FM/AM random presets

Redesigned simple remote control

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

Power Output: 175 W/Ch (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1 channel driven), 165 W/Ch (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 1% THD, 1 channel driven, IEC)

Frequency Response: 10 Hz–100 kHz/+1 dB, -3 dB (Direct Mode)

Dimensions (W x H x D): 435 x 173.5 x 379.5 mm

Weight: 10.0 kg