With high-current Dynamic Audio Amplification driving your surround system to THX Certified Select™ theater reference levels, you can transport your audience to the heart of the movie. DTS:X® and Dolby Atmos® soundtracks complement the latest in 4K HDR video via HDMI® pass-through supporting 4K/60p, Dolby Vision™, HDR10, HLG, and the BT.2020 color standard. Now with cross-compatible 3D audio upmixing solutions from Dolby Surround and DTS Neural:X®, you can enjoy regular multichannel movies with spatially immersive sound. Cast music from mobiles to the receiver and other compatible systems in your home over Chromecast built-in, DTS Play-Fi®, or FlareConnect™ wireless multi-room platforms. AirPlay and Bluetooth® technology are also on board. Enjoy built-in streaming services as well Hi-Res Audio via network and USB, all with the dynamic and emotional sound only an Onkyo can deliver.
With Sonos Connect, the awesome home theater you’ve built around your Onkyo receiver can now be part of your existing Sonos Home Sound System, or the start of a new one. Instantly upgrade the music streaming capability of your home theater with Sonos Connect and a free firmware update. After a simple set up, your Onkyo A/V receiver will seamlessly tie into Sonos, instantly waking, changing inputs and playing at the volume you command through the familiar Sonos app.
Object-based audio lets sounds play independently through any
speaker, moving all around your audience so they feel 5.2.2-ch
Dolby Atmos or DTS:X soundtracks with natural conviction.
DTS Neural:X® and Dolby Surround upmixing solutions find
spatial cues in legacy multichannel soundtracks and upmix
them for 3D audio playback through your object-audio-ready
speaker system. Both solutions offer cross-compatible support
for common movie soundtracks, such as Dolby® Digital 5.1,
Dolby® TrueHD, and DTS-HD Master Audio™, so you can
enjoy more immersive 3D
sound from your movie library
as well as with supported video
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Stream any music from your smartphone, laptop, or PC to
the TX-NR686 with ease. Control playback with Chromecastenabled
apps you know and love from your iPhone, iPad,
Android™ phone or tablet, Mac® or Windows® laptop, or
Chromebook™. If you have a speaker device featuring the
Google Assistant, such as the Onkyo Smart Speaker G3,
you can cue, play, and control music playback on your
TX-NR686 by voice.
SET-UP CHROMECAST BUILT-IN
DTS Play-Fi allows you to enjoy high-quality music from
connected online services, networked media servers, and
your device library over Wi-Fi® to any number of compatible
products using the Onkyo Music Control App for iPad, iPhone,
and Android smartphones/tablets. DTS Play-Fi can synchronize
the music in every room. Each member of your family can use
their own device to listen to their music in a room or group of
rooms. DTS Play-Fi lets you
structure a comprehensive
multi-room ecosystem that
satisfies virtually any need.
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Six rear HDMI® inputs support pass-through of 4K HDR in HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision™ formats. They handle the BT.2020 4K Video Standard, 4K/60 Hz playback, and HDCP 2.2 for premium content. Front HDMI connects video cameras or consoles, while rear Sub Out is ideal for connecting a projector.
AccuEQ conducts two measurements- one to set the level, distance and crossover for ALL speakers, including the subwoofer. Choose to include or bypass EQ measurement for front left and right speakers, and choose to automatically or manually set the EQ. Further, you can save your own manual EQ settings into three available presets.
AccuReflex technology aligns the phase of up-firing "height" speakers with the sound coming directly from your other speakers. Any delay is resolved so that everything arrives at your ears at the same time. The result is cohesive reproduction of object-based soundtracks.
Powered Zone 2 speaker outputs let you send amplified audio sources, including network, S/PDIF, and analog, to a pair of speakers in another room. Line outputs can connect home theater sources to a separate hi-fi system. Manage playback distribution with Onkyo Controller.
With speakers and media players connected, plug in the
AccuEQ mic and let the receiver GUI guide you through
setup, from speaker calibration (including AccuReflex phase
correction for Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers) through to
network connection. The refined interface makes control
simple and enjoyable.
Dual-band 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi assures stable connectivity so you can enjoy smooth streaming over AirPlay, the Spotify app, and the local network. Bluetooth technology also provides simple wireless streaming from music applications.
Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer, Pandora®, and TuneIn are baked into the GUI, making it easy to select from music and radio programs with Onkyo Controller.
FlareConnect™ shares audio from network and external audio
input sources between compatible components. Enjoy
effortless multi-room playback of LP records, CDs, network
music services, and more with supported components and
speaker systems. Music selection, speaker grouping, and
playback management across the home are built into the
Onkyo Controller app.
YOUR Home. YOUR Music. NO Limits
Note: For external input availability visit www.onkyousa.com/wha/. Download Onkyo Controller free from the App Store or Google Play. Please consult the Onkyo website for further announcements regarding these technologies.
No matter what you're listening to, it will sound powerfully full, clean and clear. A premium-quality AK4458 digital-to-analog converter from Asahi Kasei implements unique low-distortion filtering technologies for clear sound, and unlocks the full potential of any audio format, including compressed, lossless, and hi-res audio (MP3, WMA, FLAC, WAV, OggVorbis, AAC, Apple Lossless, DSD 5.6 MHz, LPCM, and Dolby TrueHD).
Onkyo developed Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry (VLSC) to reassemble the audio signal to its original form following processing. Unlike conventional filters, VLSC removes pulse noise generated in D/A conversion, allowing the sound wave to be reproduced with extremely high fidelity for a smooth analog signal.
High-current power is proven by an ability to drive four-ohm
speaker loads, which test the toughest multichannel amplifier.
Heaps of muscle means superior control for fast dynamics
and high energy. Non-phase-shift amps present a detailed and
cohesive audio image, while VLSC™ eliminates high-frequency
distortion for ultimate clarity of sound.
Onkyo's dynamic audio amplification delivers massive power at 210 W/Ch (6 Ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1 Channel Driven)/ 100 W/Ch (8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven).
Copyright 2017 Onkyo USA Corporation. All rights reserved. Onkyo features and specifications subject to change without notice. Availability of Internet and third party services depends on region. Some services may require a paid subscription and firmware update.Availability of third-party services advertised here is accurate at the time of publication, but may be subject to change without notice.
|Power Watts/Ch (8 Ohms 20-20kHz, 2 Channels Driven, FTC)||100 Watts, 0.08% THD|
|Power Watts/Ch (6 Ohms 1kHz, 1 Channel Driven)||210 Watts, 10% THD|
|Dynamic Audio Amplification||✓ (for Clear and Realistic Sound)|
|H.C.P.S. (High Current Power Supply)||✓|
|Non-Phase Shift Amplifier||✓|
|Continuous 6 Ohms Rated||✓|
|Certified 4 Ohms Performance||✓|
|Discrete Output Stage Circuitry||✓|
|Amplifier Design||Linear Class A/B|
|Independent Block Construction (Amp/Preprocessor)||-|
|Bi-amp Capability For Front||✓|
|Dolby Atmos||✓ (5.2.2)|
|32-Bit Digital Signal Processing Engine||✓|
|Dolby Decoder||Dolby Atmos, Dolby True HD|
|DTS Decoder||DTS:X, DTS: Neural:X, DTS-HD Master Audio|
|ONKYO GAME Surround Modes||✓ (Rock, Sports, Action, RPG)|
|VLSC for Noiseless Audio Processing||✓ (Front L/R Channels)|
|THX Processing Mode||✓|
|AccuEQ Room Calibration||✓ (w/ AccuReflex)|
|Phase-Matching Bass Boost||✓|
|Direct/Pure Mode||✓ / -|
|Pure Direct Analog Path Mode||-|
|Advanced Music Optimizer||✓|
|384K/32 Bit DACs||✓|
|192K/24 Bit DACs||-|
|Analog Audio IN||8|
|Digital Audio IN (OPT/COAX)||2 / 1|
|Composite Video I/O||2 / 0|
|Component Video I/O||2 / 0|
|Front Panel HDMI||✓|
|Front-Panel A/V||1 (Analog)|
|USB Input||✓ (Rear)|
|HDMI I/O||7 / 2 (Main/Sub)|
|HDMI 4K/60 Hz- Capable HDMI Terminals||✓|
|HDCP 2.2 Copy-Protection Compatibility||✓|
|HDMI Support for High Dynamic Range||✓ (HDR10 and Dolby Vision)|
|HDMI Support for 3D, Audio Return Channel and CEC||✓|
|HDMI Support for Deep Color, x.v.Color, LipSync||✓|
|HDMI Support for DVD-Audio, SACD, Multichannel PCM||✓|
|Analog To HDMI Upconversion||✓|
|1080p to 4K Upscaling||-|
|Analog Pre-Outs||Subwoofer (x2)|
|Powered Zone 2||✓|
|Powered Zone 3||-|
|Zone 2 Line Out||✓ (Line)|
|Zone 2 Video Out||-|
|Zone 2 Digital to Analog Audio Conversion||✓ (Net/SPDIF)|
|Zone 3 Line Out||-|
|Whole House Mode||-|
|FlareConnect Multi-room Audio||✓|
|Works with Google Assistant||✓|
|Supports Onkyo Remote App||✓|
|Internet Radio Capable||✓|
|Spotify Connect Support||✓|
|Amazon Music||✓ (through Onkyo Music Control app)|
|Streaming Audio From PC / Network||✓|
|Hi-Res Streaming Audio Formats||✓ (DSD 5.6 MHz/2.8 MHz, 192 kHz/24-bit FLAC, WAV, AIFF, ALAC, and Dolby TrueHD)|
|Streaming Audio From USB memory||✓|
|Wireless Network||IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n 5 Ghz / 2.4 Ghz|
|Bluetooth||✓ (Version 4.1 + LE, Profile: A2DP v1.2, AVRCP v1.3)|
|ONKYO-RI System Control||-|
|RIHD (Remote Interactive Over HDMI)||✓|
|Hybrid Standby Function||✓|
|Auto Speaker Calibration W/Mic.||AccuEQ w/ AccuReflex|
|Solid Aluminum Front||-|
|Transparent High-Grade Speaker Terminals||-|
|Detachable AC Cord||-|
|All Channels||100 W/Ch (8 Ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 Channels Driven, FTC)|
210 W/Ch (6 Ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1 Channel Driven)
|Dynamic Power||240 W (3 Ohms, Front)|
210 W (4 Ohms, Front)
120 W (8 Ohms, Front)
|THD+N (Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise)||0.08% (20 Hz–20 kHz, Half Power)|
|Input Sensitivity and Impedance||200 mV / 47k Ohms (Line/Unbalanced)|
3.5 mV/47k Ohms (Phono/MM)
|Rated RCA Output Level and Impedance||200 mV / 2.3k Ohms (Zone 2 Line Out)|
1 V / 470 Ohms (Subwoofer Pre Out)
|Maximum RCA Output Level and Impedance||-|
|Phono Overload||70 mV (MM, 1 kHz, 0.5%)|
|Frequency Response||10 Hz–100 kHz/+1 dB, -3 dB (Direct Mode)|
|Tone Control||±10 dB, 90 Hz (Bass)|
±10 dB, 7.5 kHz (Treble)
|Signal-to-Noise Ratio||106 dB (Line, IHF-A)|
80 dB (Phono, IHF-A)
|Speaker Impedance||4 Ohms–16 Ohms|
|Input Sensitivity/Output Level and Impedance||-|
|Video||1.0 Vp–p/75 Ohms (Component Y)|
0.7 Vp–p/75 Ohms (Component PB/CB, PR/CR)
1.0 Vp–p/75 Ohms (Composite)
|Component Video Frequency Response||+0 dB, -3 dB|
|Tuning Frequency Range|
|FM||87.5 MHz–107.9 MHz|
|AM||530 kHz–1,710 kHz|
|FM/AM Preset Memory||40 stations|
|Power Supply||AC 120 V~, 60 Hz|
|No-Sound Power Consumption||60W|
|Standby Power Consumption||0.15 W|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||17 1/8" x 6 13/16" x 14 15/16" (435 x 173.5 x 379.5 mm)|
|Weight||22 lbs (10 kg)|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||21 1/4" x 10 1/4" x 17 11/16"|
(539 x 260 x 450 mm)
|Weight||27.6 lbs (12.5 kg)|
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