TX-SR501 6.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver
 

The Fully-Equipped 6.1-Channel Receiver for Your Entry Into the World of Home Theater.

Onkyo has redefined how you will forever look at an entry-level home theater receiver with the TX-SR501. Those new to home theater will breathe a sigh of relief due to the user-friendly design that incorporates color-coded inputs and outputs, a logically laid-out front panel and an easy-to-use remote control. Those looking to upgrade their current home theater receiver will be impressed with 6.1-channels giving you the all enveloping surround sound of Dolby Digital EX and DTS-ES combined with Onkyo exclusives like WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology) and CinemaFILTER to yield the smoothest sound at any volume.

Power Specifications
Power Output* (8 ohm, 20 Hz-20 kHz, FTC)
Front L/R 65 W/Ch
6 ohm Capable
4 ohm Capable
Center 65 W
Surround L/R 65 W/Ch
Surround Back 65 W
Dynamic Power**
3 ohm (Front) 160 W/Ch
4 ohm (Front) 125 W/Ch
8 ohm (Front) 85 W/Ch
Amplifier Design
Identical Full-Bandwidth Channels 5
Color Coded Speaker Terminals
Reduced NFB (Negative Feedback) Design x
WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology) x
Non-Scaling Configuration
DACs 96 kHz/24-Bit x 6
High Current Low Impedance Drive x
All Discrete Output Stage Amplifiers x
Optimum Gain Volume Circuitry x
Digital Upsampling
Comb Filter for Composite to S
Home Theater Features
HDMI Video Upconversion
THX Surround EX and THX Certified
Cinema Re-EQ
HDMI Switching Input/Output
Extended Frequency Response (+ 1 dB, - 3 dB) 10 Hz-100 kHz
DTS, DTS-ES Discrete/Matrix 6.1, DTS Neo:6 x
DTS 96/24
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II x
Dolby ProLogic IIx
Dolby Digital EX
A-Form Listening Mode Memory
Composite to S-Video Conversion
Composite and S-Video to Component Video Upconvers
Multichannel Input 5.1
CinemaFILTER x
Digital Soundfield Processing Modes 9
Late Night Mode x
On-Screen Display
Adjustable Digital Delay
Crossover Adjustment x
Internet Features
Net-Tune
Ethernet
Number of Presets (Internet Radio)
Inputs
Front-Panel Optical
Audio and AV Inputs 2/4
HDTV-Ready Component Video Input/Output
Front-Panel Video Input (with S-Video) x
S-Video Compatible Jacks Input/Output 4/2
Digital Inputs 2 Optical, 1 Coaxial
Digital Output
Amp In
RS-232 Control Port
IR In/Out
Pre Outs
Front L/R, Center
Surround L/R
Surround Back
Subwoofer x
Time Base Correction (TBC)
Other Features
Dot-Matrix Display x
Display Dimmer 3 Levels
Pure Audio Mode
XM-Ready
Enhanced IPOD Compatibility
DS-A1 Compatible x
Dual Banana Plug Compatible Speaker Terminals Except Speaker B
Zone 2 Subwoofer
Zone 2 Composite Video
Zone 2 OSD
Sleep Timer (90 minutes; 10-min steps) x
Absolute/Relative Volume Display Absolute
Intelli Volume
Phono Input
Headphone Jack x
Zone 2 (Multisource) Line Out
Powered Zone 2
12 Volt Trigger
A/B Speaker Drive A and B
Tuner Features
Number of Presets (FM/AM) 30
Control
RI-Compatible Remote Control Prepro
Macro Function
Amplifier Section
Tone Controls
Front L/R80 W/Ch
Center80 W
Surround L/R80 W/Ch
Surround Back80 W
3 ohm160 W/Ch
4 ohm125 W/Ch
8 ohm85 W/Ch
THD (Rated Power)0.08 % (all channels)
Damping Factor (1 kHz, 8 ohm)60
CD and TAPE Play200 mV, 50 k ohm
TAPE REC200 mV, 470 ohm
PRE OUT1.0 V, 470 ohm
Frequency Response10 Hz-100 kHz (+ 1 dB, - 3 dB)
CD/TAPE100 dB (IHF-A, 0.5 V input)
Phono Overload (1 kHz)-
BASS¦ 12 dB at 50 Hz
TREBLE¦ 12 dB at 20 kHz
Tuner Section
THD
FM Mono0.2 %
FM Stereo0.3 %
AM0.7 %
FM Stereo Separation 45 dB at 1 kHz,30 dB at 100 Hz-10 kHz
General
Dimensions (W x H x D)17 1/8" x 5 7/8" x 14 13/16"
Weight18.7 lbs./8.5 kg