HT-RC160 7.2-Channel Home Theater Receiver
 

Superb Versatility and Performance from an Affordable A/V Centerpiece

In these testing economic times, you can trust Onkyo to deliver maximum bang for your hard-earned buck. With the new HT-RC160, you have a multi-talented 7.2-channel receiver that offers the latest connecting, upscaling, and decoding technology on a bedrock of obsessively fine-tuned Onkyo amplification. Five HDMI™ 1.3a inputs enable clean, one-cable connection of multiple high-def sources, including Blu-ray Disc, gaming consoles, and set-top boxes. As well as handling native 1080p and upscaled 1080i video, HDMI 1.3a can also carry the HD audio of DTS-HD Master Audio™ and Dolby® TrueHD. The HT-RC160 even includes Dolby’s latest technology, Dolby®

Pro Logic® IIz, which adds “front height” channels to bring a spacious new vertical dimension to the sound stage. Along with intelligent Audyssey equalization and Faroudja deinterlacing technologies, the HT-RC160 gives you a ton of connectivity options, so you can incorporate HD Radio™, iPod®, and more.

Special Features

  • Five 1080p capable HDMI inputs
  • PLIIz new surround format for higher dimension
  • Analog to HDMI video upconversion by Faroujda DCDi
  • WRAT technology and discrete amp construction for cleaner sound
  • TrueHD/DTS-HD decoding to support the latest Blu-ray technology
  • Optional iPod Dock / HDradio module via proprietary U.Port

Amplifier
# Channels 7.2
Power (8ohms 20-20kHz 0.08%) /Ch 80W
Power (8ohms 20-20kHz 0.05%) /Ch -
THX Certified -
Continuous 6ohms Rated
Certified 4ohms performance -
All Discrete Circuitry
Dual PUSH-PULL Design -
Independent Block Construction (Amp/Preprocessor) -
Toroidal Transformer -
Independent Power Supply -
Bi-amp Capability For Front
BTL Capability For Front -
Processing
DOLBY Decoder DD Plus, TrueHD
DTS Decoder DTS-HD Master Audio
Dolby PLIIz
ONKYO GAME Surround Modes
DTS Surround Sensation Speaker / Headphone - / -
Neural Surround -
THX Processing Mode -
Audyssey Dynamic EQ
Audyssey Dynamic Volume
Direct/Pure Mode - / ✓
Music Optimizer
192K/24 Bit DACs
VLSC -
isf Certified Calibration Control -
Connectivity
Audio I/O 7 / 2
Phono Input -
Digital Audio IN (OPT/COAX) 2 / 2
Digital Audio OUT (OPT/COAX) -
Composite I/O 5 / 1
S-Video I/O -
Component Video I/O 2 / 1
Front-Panel A/V L / R / V
Front-Panel Optical -
Front-Panel Portable input (stereo mini jack)
HDMI I/O 5 / 1
HDMI Version V1.3a Repeater
Component Video Upconversion -
Analog To HDMI UpConversion
1080i Upscaling
1080p Upscaling -
Multi-Channel Input -
Analog Pre-Outs Dual Sub out
Speaker A/+B -
Powered Zone2
Zone 2 Line Out
Zone 2 Video Out -
Zone 3 Line Out -
U-Port
iPod Ready ✓ (optional UP-A1)
HD Radio Ready ✓ (optional UP-HT1)
XM Radio Ready -
SIRIUS Radio Ready -
Internet Radio Capable -
Streaming Audio From PC -
Streaming Audio From USB memory -
Integration Access
RS-232 -
IR Input -
Ethernet -
ONKYO-RI System Control
12V Trigger -
Miscellaneous
Pre-Pro/Learning Remote - / ✓
Back-Lit Remote -
On Screen Remote Programming
Bi-directional Remote Setup via GUI -
Activity Based Remote -
Color-Coded Speaker Terminals
Auto Speaker Calibration W/Mic. ✓ (Audyssey 2EQ)
OSD Out ✓ (via HDMI)
Solid Aluminum Front
Warranty 2 YEARS
Amplifier Section
Power Output
Front L/R80 W + 80 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz
0.08%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
90 W + 90 W (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
Center80 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
90W (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7%, 2 channels
driven, FTC)
Surround L/R80 W + 80 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
90 W + 90 W (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
Surround Back L/R80 W + 80 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
90 W + 90 W (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
Dynamic Power180 W (3 ohms, 1 ch)
110 W (4 ohms, 1 ch)
100 W (8 ohms, 1 ch)
THD (Total Harmonic Distortion)0.08% (Rated power)
Damping Factor60 (Front, 1 kHz, 8 ohms)
Input Sensitivity and Impedance200 mV/47 k-ohms (Line)
Output Level and Impedance200 mV/2.2 k-ohms (Rec out)
Phono Overload-
Frequency Response5 Hz–100 kHz/+1 dB, -3 dB
Tone Control±10 dB, 50 Hz (Bass)
±10 dB, 20 kHz (Treble)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio106 dB (Line, IHF-A)
Speaker Impedance6 ohms–16 ohms
Video Section
Input Sensitivity/Output Level and Impedance
Video1 Vp-p/75 ohms (Component)
0.7 Vp-p/75 ohms (Component PB/CB, PR/CR)
1 Vp-p/75 ohms (Composite)
Component Video Frequency Response5 Hz–50 MHz (-3 dB)
Tuner Section
Tuning Frequency Range
FM87.5 MHz–107.9 MHz
AM530 kHz–1,710 kHz
FM/AM Preset Memory40 stations
General
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption5.5 A
Dimensions (W x H x D)17 1/8" x 6 15/16" x 12 15/16"
(435 x 176 x 329 mm)
Weight23.8 lbs. (10.8 kg)