onkyo 505 launched

Wharfedale EVO 4.1 4.2 Speakers

jayanth.911

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hi ppl
was just checking the onkyo india website and found that the 505 has been launched :)
anyone have any reviews and pricing?
any clue about the rest of the new range?
 

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I would suggest you to go for the TX-SR605 which has with HDMI 1.3, TrueHD and DTS-MA decoding!

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90 Watts per Channel to 7 Channel Surround / AM/FM Radio Tuner / Preprogrammed Remote Control / iPod playthrough option / XM Ready / HDMI

PRICE: around US$500.00 (INR 25-35K)

Onkyo's TX-SR605 Home Theater Receiver delivers the sharp, crisp Sound you expect from your Home-theater system. With 7.1 Channel Surround sound capability, this receiver delivers 90 Watts per channel to 7 Channels covering a wide frequency range. Traditionally all receivers have AM/FM Digital tuners that allow you to Program your favorite AM/FM radio stations. This receiver is XM ready. All you need do is subscribe to XM satellite radio service, purchase an Optional in-home antenna, and enjoy over 150 channels of XM radio. The TX-SR605 also is iPod compatible so you can play your iPod through your home-theater sound system (requires optional Onkyo DSA1 iPod dock). With the ability to select 2.1 channel virtual surround, and 5.1/6.1/7.1 channel Dolby Digital and DTS surround modes, the TX-SR604 is a receiver designed to meet the needs of today and tomorrow.
  • 7 x 90 watts @ 8 Ohms
  • WRAT - wide range amp technology
  • Optimum gain volume circuitry
  • Dolby Digital EX & Pro Logic IIx
  • DTS-ES 96/24 & Neo:6
  • HDMI 2 Input / 1 Output, 1080p bandwith - ready for next generation DVD players
  • Auto Speaker Calibration with Audyssey 2EQ - Creates an optimal listening area, not a point - perfect for families
  • Vector linear shaping circuitry
  • Advanced 32-Bit DSP
  • A-form auto Format sensing
  • Non-scaling configuration
  • Pure Audio Mode
  • 192kHz/24-bit D/A converters
  • Adjustable crossover (60-150Hz)
  • Component Video switching @ 50MHz - 3 inputs, 1 output
  • 40 AM/FM/XM presets ( XM requires service subscription from XM)
  • 6 digital inputs - 4 optical, 2 coaxial
  • Color-coded speaker binding posts
  • IR input and 12V trigger
  • Multi-channel inputs
  • Dual banana speaker binding posts
  • Enhanced DS-A1 iPod control (DS-A1 dock device is optional)
  • Brushed aluminum front panel
  • H.C.P.S. (High-Current Power Supply)
  • Dimensions(WxHxD): 17-1/8" x 6-3/4" x 14-13/16"
  • Weight: 20.9 lbs.
  • Color: Black
 

jayanth.911

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thanks cyrus but am not in the market right now :)
waiting for the yamaha rxv 1800 cause i auditioned two onkyo's (604,674)both were very tinny and bright :(
didnt like the sound at all
 

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IMHO both the Onkyo and Yamaha sound bright. The Yamaha presents the sound differently when compared to the Onkyo. Anyway would like to hear your views when you hear the new Yamaha.
 
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