Onkyo Debuts Controllers, Amp, Blu-ray Player
Onkyo this week unveiled three new upscale separate components, including an A/V preamplifier/processor, a 150-watt nine-channel amplifier and a Blu-ray Disc Player. All three will arrive in September.
The THX-Ultra 2 Plus certified, network-capable, 9.2-channel audio-video controller sports a 3D-ready HDMI 1.4a interface, DLNA 1.5 and Windows 7 compatibility. It will have an MSRP of $2,199.
Onkyo PA-MC5500 is a powerful nine-channel THX-Ultra2 Plus certified amplifier that features WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology) and will be available with an MSRP of $1,699.
And the Onkyo BD-SP808 is a Blu-ray Disc player featuring Blockbuster Video On-Demand, with an MSRP of $599.
"Onkyo's engineers have worked closely with THX to maximize the home theater experience for consumers. Now we are introducing a trio of high-end component separates. Their build-quality, market-leading features, and THX-Certified performance will ensure that Onkyo will quickly become a major factor in this higher realm of the AV marketplace," Paul Wasek, Onkyo's marketing manager, said as part of the announcement.