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Onkyo TX-NR656 7.2-Channel DTS:X & Dolby Atmos Ready Network A/V Receiver

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Product Description

3 Year Australian Warranty
Delivery insurance included within Australia!
Australian Model
Authorised Onkyo Internet Dealer
Built in Bluetooth
Built in WiFi

Overview What's In The Box Video

Key Features

 7 x 175 Watts per channel @ 6 ohm (JEITA)

 8 HDMI Input & 2 Output, 3 Digital audio Input

 Phono Input, 2 USB, 2 Parallel subwoofer Pre-Outs 

 Dynamic audio amplification for Realistic Sound

 Bluetooth & WiFi for streaming audio, Google Cast & AirPlay

 FireConnectTM Multi-Room Technology, Phono Input and Hi-Res Audio Playback

 Support Dolby Atmos 5.1.2 Channels, DTS:X ready, 384 kHz/32-bit Hi-Grade DAC, Powered Zone 2 for audio playback in second room and more


Meet The Unbeatable Sound State-Of-The-Art A/V Powerhouse

Onkyo TX-NR656 7.2-Channel DTS-X & Dolby Atmos Ready Network AV Receiver - front view

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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 / ** optional Onkyo wireless speaker required

Onkyo TX-NR656 7.2-Channel DTS-X & Dolby Atmos Ready Network AV Receiver - rear view


DTS:X™* and Dolby Atmos® Ready

Onkyo DTS-X Compatible

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.

* Firmware update required


Wireless Audio Playback with Google Cast™* and AirPlay 

Onkyo Dolby Atmos Up to 5.1.2 Channels

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.

Google Cast & Airplay Ready


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

Onkyo TX-NR656 7.2-Channel AV Receiver FireConnectA 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. FireConnect™ by Blackfire Research Corp. is a stable wireless protocol that mirrors any audio source connected to the receiver—from vinyl to streaming audio—. Firmware update required.


HDMI® 8 In / 2 Out Including 1 Front (HDR / HDCP 2.2)

Onkyo HDCP 2.2 for next-generation UltraHD streaming and broadcastingSelect HDMI terminals support 4K/60 Hz, as well as HDCP 2.2 and HDR for next-generation UltraHD streaming and broadcasting.


Dynamic Audio Amplification for Clear and Realistic Sound Reproduction

Onkyo TX-NR656 7.2-Channel AV Receiver Dynamic audio amplificationPower 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 reproduction.


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

Onkyo DSD 5.6 MHz, FLAC 192 kHz - 24-bit Hi-Res Audio CapableOnkyo 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.


384 kHz/32-bit Hi-Grade DAC

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.


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. 

Onkyo TX-NR656 7.2-Channel DTS-X & Dolby Atmos Ready Network AV Receiver - advanced features


Onkyo Remote App

With its clean and intuitive interface, the Onkyo Remote 3 app grants easy control of your compatible Onkyo network component using an iPod touch/iPhone. As well as offering comprehensive playback functionality (including volume control), you can use Remote 3 to stream audio from your handset to your entertainment system; select and stream Hi-Res PCM and DSD audio from media server; and browse the internet streaming services included with your Onkyo product. For owners of compatible Onkyo network A/V receivers, the app also provides a simple graphical interface for switching sound programs, tweaking speakers in your surround setup, and controlling playback across multiple zones within your home. Remote 3 is also compatible with Onkyo’s Remote Interactive (RI) technology to allow remote control of other components within the system.

Note: Remote App is compatible with iPod touch (5th generation or later) and iPhone 4 or later. All models require iOS 7.0 or later.
Android OS 2.1 or later.


Available on:

Google Play store  Apple App store 


Remote Control & Proprietary AccuEQ Room Calibration with Mic Included

Onkyo TX-NR656 7.2-Channel DTS-X & Dolby Atmos Ready Network AV Receiver - remote control


What In The Box

  • Onkyo A/V Receiver
  • Indoor FM antenna
  • AM loop antenna
  • Speaker setup microphone
  • Instruction manual
  • Remote controller
  • AAA (R03) batteries* x 2


What is Dolby Atmos?

Dolby Atmos Speaker Placement

Warranty Information

3 Year Australian Warranty

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