Published on May 26th, 2017 | by The GC Team0
Onkyo launches THX System Home Cinema
Onkyo has unveiled a new THX Integrated System-certified home cinema in a single carton, requiring just connection to a TV (or projector) and the addition of a source..
The 7.1-Channel HT-S9800THX A/V Receiver/Speaker Package supports object-based soundtracks, pass-through of 4K HDR features including HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma), and BT.2020, as well as wireless multi-room audio distribution and music streaming.
It retains Onkyo’s 2-way acoustic-suspension speakers, A-OMF drivers and front-firing subwoofer, and adds a new 165w/ch network A/V receiver. Users can play spatially-mixed Dolby Atmos and DTS:X soundtracks, and Dolby Surround and DTS Neural:X up-mix legacy soundtracks on DVD and Blu-ray.
Selectable 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi supports Chromecast built-in. Users can stream to the receiver from any supported music app. AirPlay, DTS Play-Fi, and Bluetooth wireless audio technologies are also on board.
Video performance uses pass-through of HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma), BT.2020, and 4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit video via six rear HDCP 2.2-compliant HDMI terminals, ensuring wide compatibility with Ultra HD televisions offering 4K High Dynamic Range reproduction.
The HT-S9800THX A/V Receiver/Speaker Package is available in June at an RRP of £1299.99.