TX-NR656 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver

TX-NR656 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver
7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver
* Image after DTS:X firmware update.
Set Your Home Entertainment to “EPIC”
Unbeatable features meet unbeatable sound in the TX-NR656, a state-of-the-art A/V powerhouse that revolutionizes entertainment. Check
it out: DTS:X™ and Dolby Atmos® decoding with advanced AccuReflex phase calibration for crystal-clear object-based audio; Google Cast™,
AirPlay, and Wi-Fi® with Spotify and Tidal for music on demand; and FireConnect™ multi-room audio that sends any A/V receiver source
to a wireless speaker in another room*. Select HDMI® terminals support 4K/60 Hz/HDR/HDCP 2.2, while the 32-bit DAC extracts all the
depth and detail of Hi-Res Audio. Unlike other products, the TX-NR656 has high-current Dynamic Audio Amplification to accurately control
and drive your speakers with phenomenal clarity. Whether it’s pulling you deep into Middle Earth, waking the neighbors with Fallout 4 , or
pumping out the latest on Spotify, the TX-NR656 rekindles passion for the things you love.
* Firmware update and optional Onkyo wireless speaker required
• DTS:X™ and Dolby Atmos® up to 5.1.2 Channels
• Wireless Audio Streaming with Google Cast™ and AirPlay
• Bluetooth Audio / Wi-Fi® with Spotify and Tidal
• HDMI® 8 In / 2 Out Including 1 Front (HDCP 2.2 / HDR)
• Dynamic Audio Amplification for Realistic Sound
• AccuEQ Room Calibration with AccuReflex Technology
• FireConnect™ Multi-Room Technology
• Phono Input and Hi-Res Audio Playback
• 384 kHz/32-bit Hi-Grade DAC
• AccuEQ Room Calibration Featuring AccuReflex Technology for
Seamless Object-based Sound from Compatible Speakers
(Mic Included)
• Advanced Music Optimizer to Improve Compressed Digital Audio
Quality (Bluetooth Audio Included)
• Control and Stream with Free Onkyo Remote Streaming Apps for
iPod touch/iPhone*4 and Android™ Devices*5
• Powered Zone 2 and Zone 2 Line Out for Distributed Analog/Digital
Audio Playback in Another Room
• Bi-Amping Capability for Front Channels
*1 6G video is supported on HDMI inputs 1/2/3, Main Out, and Sub Out. *2 HDCP 2.2 is
supported on HDMI inputs 1/2/3, Main Out, and Sub Out. *3 Availability of 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. *4 Compatible with iPod touch (3rd generation or later) and iPhone 3GS
or later. All models require iOS 4.2 or later. *5 Requires Android 2.1 or later.
• DTS:X™ New-Generation Sound Format Ready
• Supports Dolby Atmos® Format for Exciting Multidimensional Sound
• 4K/60
Hz-Capable 4:4:4 HDMI® Terminals for UltraHD
• Supports
HDCP 2.2 and HDR for Future 4K/Full HD Video Streaming
and Broadcast*2
• Built-in Wi-Fi® Certified Wireless LAN Capability
• Bluetooth
Version 2.1 + EDR Capability (Compatible Profile: A2DP v1.2,
AVRCP v1.3) with Advanced Music Optimizer DSP Technology
• Internet
Radio and Music Streaming Subscription Services Included
(TuneIn Radio, Pandora®, Spotify, Tidal, and Deezer)*3
• Play
Compressed, Lossless, and Hi-Res Audio via Local Network
(MP3, WMA, WMA Lossless, FLAC, WAV, AAC, Apple Lossless,
DSD 5.6 MHz, and Dolby® TrueHD)
• Digital
and Analog Audio Transmission to Optional Wireless Speaker via
FireConnect™ Technology
• 160 W/Ch (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1% THD, 1 Channel Driven, IEC);
175 W/Ch (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1 Channel Driven, JEITA)
• Dynamic Audio Amplification for a Thrilling Audio Experience
• H.C.P.S. (High Current Power Supply) Massive High Power Transformer
• High Current Amp Design to Effectively Drive the Speakers
• Non-Phase Shift Amp Circuits for Realistic Imaging
• VLSC™ for a Clear Audio Experience
• Optimum Gain Volume Circuitry
• PLL (Phase Locked Loop) Jitter-Cleaning Circuit Technology for
S/PDIF Audio
• HDMI Support for 4K/60 Hz, 3D, Audio Return Channel, DeepColor™,
x.v.Color™, LipSync, Dolby Atmos®, Dolby® TrueHD, DTS:X™,
DTS-HD Master Audio™, DVD-Audio, Super Audio CD,
Multichannel PCM, and CEC
• Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™ Decoding
• AK4458 384 kHz/32-bit DAC (8 Channels x 1)
• 32-bit Digital Signal Processing Engines
• 4 DSP Modes for Gaming: Rock, Sports, Action, and RPG
• Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround Function
• CinemaFILTER™
• Direct Mode
• Double Bass Function
• 8 HDMI Inputs (1 Front/ 7 Rear) and 2 Outputs
• USB 2.0 Port
• Mass Storage Class USB Memory Playback Capability
• 2 Component Inputs
• 2 Composite Video Inputs
• 3 Digital Audio Inputs (2 Optical and 1 Coaxial)
• 8 Analog Audio Inputs (1 Front*/7 Rear)
• Phono Input for Turntable Connection
• 2 Parallel Subwoofer Pre-Outs
• Location-Numbered Speaker Terminals
* 3.5mm pin jack type.
• 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)
• Graphical Overlaid On-Screen Display (OSD) via HDMI with Quick
• Hybrid Standby Function with HDMI Passthrough
• Tone Control (Bass/Treble) for Front L/R Channels
• 3-Mode Display Dimmer (Normal/Dim/Dimmer)
• 40 FM/AM Random Presets
• Firmware Updates via Ethernet and USB
• RIHD (Remote Interactive Over HDMI) for System Control
• Simple Remote Control
7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver
DTS:X™ and Dolby Atmos® Ready
Discover the best in object-based surround-sound with
Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X™. Free from the traditional
channel-based audio
bed, sound flows above
and around you in three
dimensions for a movie and
gaming experience that will
take your breath away.
Dynamic Audio Amplification for Clear and Realistic
Sound Reproduction
Power your speakers like never before with Onkyo’s Dynamic
Audio Amplification. Sound comes alive thanks to accurate,
noise-free signal processing and hi-current power that
dynamically controls your speakers for precise, authentic audio
Wireless Audio Playback with Google Cast™*
and AirPlay
TX-NR656, now with Google Cast™* and AirPlay, frees
your music from your smartphone. You can stream your
music stored in your phone or using Google Cast™ / AirPlay
Compatible apps.
* Google Cast™ enabled via future firmware update. Please consult the Onkyo
website for firmware update scheduling information.
Bluetooth Audio / Wi-Fi® with Spotify and Tidal*
In addition to Google Cast and AirPlay, stream virtually
any audio from your smartphone, tablet, or PC to your home
cinema for clear and powerful sound. Available internet radio
and music subscription services include Pandora, Spotify
and more.
* Support for some services including TIDAL and Deezer will be enabled via future
firmware update. Please consult the Onkyo website for scheduling information as it
becomes available.
FireConnect™ Multi-room Audio
A firmware update enables any audio source connected to the
receiver—from vinyl to streaming audio—to be sent wirelessly
via FireConnect™ to an optional speaker* placed anywhere in
your home. Stable, fast, and easy to control with a mobile, it’s
the smart way to set audio free.
* Unavailable at press time. Release date TBA.
Powered Zone 2 for Audio Playback in Second Room
TX-NR656 has Powered Zone 2 capability to bring audio to
a second room connected to your A/V Receiver. Now with
dedicated Zone 2 DAC,
you can bring Digital
Audio input sources
such as Spotify to a
second room.
Play Everything from Vinyl to Hi-Res Audio
Amplifier Section
Power Output All Channels
160 W/Ch (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1% THD,
1 Channel Driven, IEC)
175 W/Ch (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 10% THD,
1 Channel Driven, JEITA)
Dynamic Power
240 W (3 Ω Front)
210 W (4 Ω, Front)
120 W (8 Ω, Front)
THD+N (Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise)
0.08% (20 Hz–20 kHz, Half Power)
Input Sensitivity and Impedance
200 mV/47 kΩ (Line)
3.5 mV/47 kΩ (Phono MM)
Rated RCA Output Level and Impedance
200 mV/2.3 kΩ (Zone 2 Line Out)
1 V/470 Ω (Subwoofer Pre Out)
Phono Overload
70 mV (MM, 1 kHz, 0.5%)
Frequency Response
10 Hz–100 kHz/+1 dB, -3 dB
(Direct/Pure Audio)
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 MM, IHF-A)
Speaker Impedance6 Ω–16 Ω
Video Section
Input Sensitivity/Output Level and Impedance Video
1.0 Vp–p/75 Ω (Component Y)
0.7 Vp–p/75 Ω (Component PB/CB, PR/CR)
1.0 Vp–p/75 Ω (Composite)
Component Video Frequency Response
+0 dB, -3 dB
Onkyo A/V receivers feature a dedicated Phono input
for turntable connection as well as universal Hi-Res
compatibility for ease of use. Use the remote app to locate
your 192/24 and 96/24 albums (including 5.6 MHz DSD
playback) on PC or NAS and bask in the clarity, depth, and
detail of high-resolution music.
Tuning Frequency Range FM
FM/AM Preset Memory 384 kHz/32-bit Hi-Grade DAC
Tuner Section
87.5 MHz–108 MHz
530 kHz–1,710 kHz
522 kHz–1,611 kHz
522 kHz–1,611 kHz (Taiwan Model)
40 Stations
A premium-quality AK4458
digital-to-analog converter
from AKM unlocks the full
potential of any audio
format with unique
low-distortion filtering
technologies for clear sound.
Power Supply AC 220–240 V~, 50/60 Hz
AC 120 V~, 60 Hz (Taiwan Model)
Power Consumption 570 W
No-Sound Power Consumption
65 W
Standby Power Consumption
0.15 W
Dimensions (W x H x D) 435 x 173.5 x 378 mm Weight
10.0 kg
AccuEQ Calibration Featuring AccuReflex Technology
AccuEQ equalizes the surround-sound to suit the room
acoustics for crisply focused sound, while AccuReflex aligns
the phase of upfiring “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.
Dimensions (W x H x D) 570 x 288 x 468 mm
13.0 kg
Supplied Accessories
• Indoor FM antenna • AM loop antenna
• Speaker set-up microphone • Instruction manual
• Remote controller • AAA (R03) batteries* x 2
*Not included with Chinese model
FireConnect™ by Blackfire Research Corp. is a stable
wireless protocol that mirrors any audio source connected
to the receiver—from vinyl to streaming audio—.
Af ter
HDMI® 8 In / 2 Out Including 1 Front (HDCP 2.2 / HDR)
Select HDMI terminals support 4K/60 Hz, as well as
HDCP 2.2 and HDR for next-generation UltraHD streaming
and broadcasting.
Copyright © 2016 Onkyo Corporation. All rights reserved.
NPR No. 16N06 02/16
Text on receiver may vary with region.
Due to a policy of continuous product improvement, Onkyo reserves the right to change specifications and appearance without notice. Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
For DTS patents, see http://patents.dts.com. Manufactured under license from DTS, Inc. DTS, the Symbol, DTS in combination with the Symbol, the DTS-HD logo, and DTS-HD Master Audio are registered trademarks or trademarks of DTS, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. ©
DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved. HDMI, the HDMI logo, and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries. The Bluetooth ® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. AirPlay, iPad, iPhone,
and iPod touch are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPad Air and iPad mini are trademarks of Apple Inc. "Made for iPod", "Made for iPhone" and "Made for iPad" mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad,
respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone or iPad may affect wireless
performance.AirPlay works with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 4.3.3 or later, Mac with OS X Mountain Lion or later, and PC with iTunes 10.2.2 or later. Android, Google Cast and the Google Cast badge are trademarks of Google Inc. Products displaying the Hi-Res Audio logo conform
to the Hi-Res Audio standard as defined by Japan Audio Society. The Hi-Res Audio logo is used under license from Japan Audio Society. FireConnect and the FireConnect logo are trademarks of Blackfire Research. FireConnect is a technology of Blackfire Research Corp., USA. Onkyo cannot
guarantee the compatibility of its A/V receivers with other devices featuring FireConnect. VLSC, AccuEQ, Music Optimizer, CinemaFILTER, and Theater-Dimensional are trademarks of Onkyo Corporation. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders.
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