Onkyo TX-NR797 9.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver
This Onkyo TX-NR797 9.2-channel Onkyo SMART A/V Receiver™ plays the lead role in your whole-home audio experience. Works with Sonos, Chromecast built-in, AirPlay 2, and DTS Play-Fi® are enhanced by high-speed 802.11ac Wi-Fi® while speaker outputs with DACs can power D/A audio in three rooms. With nine channels of high-current power on tap, roll up the volume to THX® Certified Select™ reference level and wrap your family in 5.2.4 channels of Dolby Atmos® or DTS:X® sound, or feel IMAX® Enhanced*2 content as the filmmakers intended. Dolby Surround® upmixes legacy sound for height-enabled systems while Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer creates a 3D sound-field using horizontal speakers. DAA features an upgraded power-train while anti-noise refinements result in a wider soundstage. AccuEQ Advance 9-point calibration eliminates standing waves so audio is expressed naturally. All this and more helps the TX-NR797 shape entertainment to your life.
SMART AV Receiver
SMART AV Receiver is the heart of your home entertainment system. Access streaming content from Spotify®, TIDAL, Deezer, and TuneIn and share sound as part of a multi-room system
via Works with Sonos, Chromecast built-in*, AirPlay 2, DTS Play-Fi®, and FlareConnect.
Works with Sonos
This Onkyo receiver can join your existing Sonos Home Sound System, or be the start of a new one, just by pairing it with a Sonos Connect*. The AVR ties into the Sonos ecosystem, waking, changing inputs, and playing at the desired volume on command from the Sonos app*.
Chromecast built-in with the Google Assistant
Stream any music from your smartphone, laptop, or PC to the receiver with ease. Control playback with Chromecast-enabled apps you know and love from your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, Mac or Windows® laptop, or Chromebook. If you have a smart speaker featuring the Google Assistant, you can cue, play, and control music playback by voice.
Experience IMAX® Enhanced
IMAX Enhanced* A/V receivers feature DTS:X sound technology optimized for the IMAX® signature experience, reproducing the full dynamic range of IMAX theatrical sound-mixes available with digitally re-mastered IMAX Enhanced content. A pre-set IMAX Mode reproduces audio at the highest levels and delivers lMAX Enhanced content as the filmmakers intended. IMAX Enhanced versions of a range of films, from Hollywood blockbusters to documentaries, will be released for 4K HDR streaming and Ultra HD Blu-ray.
*Enabled with a future firmware update.
THX® Certified Select™ theater-reference sound
THX Certified Select Onkyo TX-NR797 guarantees the same reference volume level of a commercial theater in rooms where the viewing position is about 10–12 ft. from the screen. To gain certification for reference sound within strict THX® sound quality parameters, receivers must pass 2,000 bench-tests in 75 categories covering 14,000 data points.
Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® – setting sound free
Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® formats allow engineers to map sound anywhere in 3D space, effects moving from speaker to speaker all around the room and wrapping your audience in the latest films and games. You can also enjoy your 3D speaker layout with classic titles. Dolby Surround® and DTS® Neural:X find overhead cues in legacy soundtracks and upmix for awesome spatial realism.
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer
When playing any Dolby® format, engaging Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer* enables a more immersive listening experience, creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers.
* Enabled with a future firmware update.
Dynamic Audio Amplification
Refined over 70 years to deliver emotion in high fidelity, DAA features a Onkyo TX-NR797 custom High-Current Low-Noise Power Transformer, customized capacitors, and discrete amp output stages. Unique topology prevents phase-shift while high current improves speaker control for true dynamic speed. Driving 4-ohm loads through all channels, DAA has power to move.
Ready for 4K HDR entertainment
Enjoy support for HDR (High Dynamic Range) video including HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision®, and BT.2020. The 4:4:4 color space is also supported. Six HDMI inputs, ARC-ready MAIN OUT, and SUB OUT pass 4K/60p and HDR video from player to compatible TV and projector and all terminals are HDCP 2.2 compliant.