TX-NR838

Onkyo Sound is Emotion. Delivered

7.2-Ch Dolby Atmos Ready Network A/V Receiver


  • Class-Leading Hi-fi Amplification for a Moving Listening Experience
  • Dolby Atmos Processing
  • Wide Range Amplifier Technology (WRAT)
  • THX® Select2™ Plus
  • More...

$1,199.00 MSRP
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Destined to intoxicate hi-fi enthusiasts as much as serious film and game lovers, the TX-NR838 Network A/V Receiver combines pure analog power with the latest in high-resolution audio and video processing. This heavyweight receiver is built around Onkyo's acclaimed WRAT high-current architecture with a massive customized transformer and discrete Three-Stage Inverted Darlington Circuitry amplification.

  • Class-Leading Hi-fi Amplification for a Moving Listening Experience
  • Dolby Atmos processing
  • Wide Range Amplifier Technology (WRAT)
  • THX® Select2™ Plus
  • HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2 Compatibility
  • Bluetooth & Wi-Fi® Inside
  • Dual 32-bit DSP Engines for Unparalleled Processing Power for High-Resolution Audio
  • Share Your HD Video Sources in Two Zones
Amplifier
# Channels 7.2
Power Watts/Ch (6 Ohms 1kHz, 2 Channels Driven, FTC) 160, 0.7% THD
Power Watts/Ch (8 Ohms 20-20kHz, 2 Channels Driven, FTC) 130, 0.08% THD
WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology)
H.C.P.S. (High Current Power Supply) ✓ (Massive High Power Transformer)
THX Certified Select2 Plus
Continuous 6 Ohms Rated
Certified 4 Ohms Performance
Discrete Output Stage Circuitry
3-Stage Inverted Darlington Circuitry ✓ (All Channels)
PUSH-PULL Design
Independent Block Construction (Amp/Preprocessor) -
High-Grade Toroidal Transformer -
Independent Power Supply 2
Bi-amp Capability For Front
Processing
Dolby Atmos
32-Bit Digital Signal Processing Engine ✓ (Dual DSP for Powerful Advanced Processing)
Dolby Decoder Atmos, True HD, DD Plus, PLIIz
DTS Decoder DTS-HD Master Audio
Dolby PLIIz
ONKYO GAME Surround Modes ✓ (Rock, Sports, Action, RPG)
VLSC for Noiseless Audio Processing -
THX Processing Mode
AccuEQ Room Calibration ✓ (with Mic Included)
Phase-Matching Bass Boost ✓ (for Deep Bass and Clear Mid-Range)
Direct/Pure Mode X / X
Pure Direct Analog Path Mode
Advanced Music Optimizer ✓ (Bluetooth Included)
192K/32 Bit DACs -
192K/24 Bit DACs ✓ (Burr-Brown)
VLSC -
isf Certified Calibration Control -
Connectivity
Audio I/O 7 / 0
Phono Input
Digital Audio IN (OPT/COAX) 2 / 3
Composite I/O 4 / 1
Component Video I/O 1 / 1
Front Panel HDMI
Front-Panel A/V
Front-Panel Optical -
USB Input ✓ (Front)
HDMI I/O 7 / 2
HDMI 2.0 4K/60 Hz- Capable HDMI Terminals
HDCP 2.2 Copy-Protection Compatibility ✓ (1 in / 1 out)
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
InstaPrevue Input Source Prevue
MHL for Mobile Device Connection ✓ (Front HDMI)
Composite to Component Video Upconversion -
Analog To HDMI Upconversion ✓ (from 480i/576i)
1080p Upscaling ✓ (Marvell Qdeo)
4K (up to 4096 x 2160) Upscaling ✓ (Marvell Qdeo)
4K Passthrough
Multi-Channel Input -
Analog Pre-Outs 7.2 Ch
XLR Pre-outs -
18mm Pitch High Grade Pre-outs -
Speaker A/+B -
Powered Zone 2
Powered Zone 3 -
Zone 2 Line Out ✓ (Fixed/Variable)
Zone 2 Video Out ✓ (HDMI w/OSD)
Zone 2 Digital to Analog Audio Conversion ✓ (NET, USB, HDMI)
Zone 3 Line Out ✓ (Fixed/Variable)
Whole House Mode
iPod Ready ✓ (via optional DS-A5)
Airplay ✓ (via optional DS-A5)
HD Radio -
Supports Onkyo Remote App ✓ (iPod touch/iPhone and Android-Powered Devices)
Internet Radio Capable ✓ (Pandora, Spotify, Sirius/XM, Slacker, Aupeo!, TuneIn)
Streaming Audio From PC / Network ✓ (DLNA, Home Media)
Hi-Res Streaming Audio Formats ✓ (Apple Lossless, DSD 2.8/5.6 MHz, Dolby TrueHD, FLAC 192/24, LPCM, Ogg Vorbis, WAV, WMA)
Streaming Audio From USB memory
Wireless Network ✓ (Wi-Fi-Certified)
Bluetooth ✓ (Built-in)
PC Input (15 pin D-sub) -
Integration Access
RS-232
IR Input
IR Output -
Ethernet
ONKYO-RI System Control
RIHD (Remote Interactive Over HDMI)
12V Trigger ✓ (Zone 2)
Miscellaneous
Pre-Pro/Learning Remote ✓ / -
On Screen Remote Programming
Bi-directional Remote Setup via GUI -
Activity Based Remote -
Color-Coded Speaker Terminals
Hybrid Standby Function ✓ (to Reduce Power Consumption)
Smart Grid-Ready
Auto Speaker Calibration W/Mic. ✓ (AccuEQ)
OSD Out ✓ (Advanced "Home" GUI)
Solid Aluminum Front
Transparent High-Grade Speaker Terminals -
Detachable AC Cord
Warranty 2 YEARS
Amplifier Section
Power Output
All Channels130 W (8 Ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
160 W (6 Ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
Dynamic Power300 W (3 ohms, Front)
250 W (4 ohms, Front)
150 W (8 ohms, Front)
THD+N (Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise)0.08% (20 Hz-20 kHz, Half power)
Damping Factor60 (Front, 1 kHz, 8 ohms)
Input Sensitivity and Impedance200 mV/47 k-ohms (Line)
2.5 mV/47 k-ohms (Phono MM)
Rated RCA Output Level and Impedance200 mV/470 Ohms (Line Out)
Maximum RCA Output Level and Impedance4.6 V/470 Ohms (Line Out)
Phono Overload70 mV (MM, 1 kHz, 0.5%)
Frequency Response5 Hz-100 kHz/+1 dB, -3 dB (Direct Mode)
Tone Control±10 dB, 20 Hz (Bass)
±10 dB, 20 kHz (Treble)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio106 dB (Line, IHF-A)
80 dB (Phono MM, IHF-A)
Speaker Impedance4 ohms–16 ohms
Video Section
Input Sensitivity/Output Level and Impedance
Video1.0 Vp-p/75 ohms (Component)
0.7 Vp-p/75 ohms (Component PB/CB, PR/CR)
1.0 Vp-p/75 ohms (Composite)
Component Video Frequency Response5 Hz–100 MHz, -3dB
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 Consumption8.1 A
No-Sound Power Consumption90 W
Standby Power Consumption0.1 W
Dimensions (W x H x D)17 1/8" x 7 13/16" x 15 3/4" (435 x 198.5 x 400 mm)
Weight34.2 lbs (15.5 kg)
UPC Code
(B)751398011610

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