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Onkyo HT-RC160 A/V Receiver

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Onkyo Debuts New “HT Series” AV Receiver Line

Onkyo has introduced a new family of audio-video receivers called the Onkyo HT Series. The new HT line is an extension of AV receivers developed for the company’s packaged systems line–building on Onkyo’s core competencies, while streamlining feature sets.

Onkyo HT-RC160 A/V Receiver Remote Control

The first of these new models, the HT-RC160, is a 7.2-channel receiver with five HDMI inputs, Dolby ProLogic IIz and many more features, and is currently available at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $549. A step-up model, the HT-RC180, a 7.2-channel THX Select2Plus Certified receiver with advanced networking capabilities including streaming internet radio from Pandora, Rhapsody and others, will be added to the line in August with a $1049 MSRP.

“By capitalizing on our core technologies and refining the capabilities of these receivers we are able to bring to market desirable, high-value product people have come to expect from Onkyo,” said Paul Wasek, Marketing Manager, Onkyo USA.

Superb Versatility and Performance from an Affordable A/V Centerpiece
Tthe new HT-RC160 is a 7.2-channel receiver that offers the latest connecting, upscaling, and decoding technology on a bedrock of obsessively fine-tuned Onkyo amplification. Five HDMI™ 1.3a inputs enable clean, one-cable connection of multiple high-def sources, including Blu-ray Disc, gaming consoles, and set-top boxes. As well as handling native 1080p and upscaled 1080i video, HDMI 1.3a can also carry the HD audio of DTS-HD Master Audio™ and Dolby TrueHD. The HT-RC160 even includes Dolby’s latest technology, Dolby Pro Logic IIz, which adds “front height” channels to bring a spacious new vertical dimension to the sound stage. Along with intelligent Audyssey equalization and Faroudja deinterlacing technologies, the HT-RC160 gives you a ton of connectivity options, so you can incorporate HD Radio™, iPod, and more.

Special Features

  • Five 1080p capable HDMI inputs
  • PLIIz new surround format for higher dimension
  • Analog to HDMI video upconversion by Faroujda DCDi
  • WRAT technology and discrete amp construction for cleaner sound
  • TrueHD/DTS-HD decoding to support the latest Blu-ray technology
  • Optional iPod Dock / HDradio module via proprietary U.Port

Specifications

  • Power Output
    • Front L/R
      • 80 W + 80 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz 0.08%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
      • 90 W + 90 W (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
    • Center
      • 80 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
      • 90W (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
    • Surround L/R
      • 80 W + 80 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
      • 90 W + 90 W (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
    • Surround Back L/R
      • 80 W + 80 W (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
      • 90 W + 90 W (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.7%, 2 channels driven, FTC)
    • Dynamic Power
      • 180 W (3 ohms, 1 ch)
      • 110 W (4 ohms, 1 ch)
      • 100 W (8 ohms, 1 ch)
  • THD (Total Harmonic Distortion): 0.08% (Rated power)
  • Damping Factor: 60 (Front, 1 kHz, 8 ohms)
  • Input Sensitivity and Impedance: 200 mV/47 k-ohms (Line)
  • Output Level and Impedance: 200 mV/2.2 k-ohms (Rec out)
  • Frequency Response: 5 Hz–100 kHz/+1 dB, -3 dB
  • Tone Control: ±10 dB, 50 Hz (Bass) / ±10 dB, 20 kHz (Treble)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio: 106 dB (Line, IHF-A)
  • Speaker Impedance: 6 ohms–16 ohms
  • Power Supply: AC 120 V, 60 Hz
  • Power Consumption: 5.5 A
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 17 1/8″ x 6 15/16″ x 12 15/16″
  • (435 x 176 x 329 mm)
  • Weight: 23.8 lbs. (10.8 kg)

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