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Onkyo TX-NR676

7.2-channel home theatre receiver with Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, Dolby Atmos®, and DTS:X™

Item # 580TXNR676

If you've invested in a 4K TV and Blu-ray player, you need a receiver that lets you get the most out of them.

If you've invested in a 4K TV and Blu-ray player, you need a receiver that lets you get the most out of them.

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Item # 580TXNR676

About the Onkyo TX-NR676

Take home theater to the next level

If you've invested in a 4K TV and Blu-ray player, you need a receiver that lets you get the most out of them. The Onkyo TX-NR676 supports 4K and HDR. Want realistic, dynamic sound to match that lifelike picture? This receiver decodes Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, for the most immersive surround sound you'll hear outside a theater.

Take home theater to the next level

If you've invested in a 4K TV and Blu-ray player, you need a receiver that lets you get the most out of them. The Onkyo TX-NR676 supports 4K and HDR. Want realistic, dynamic sound to match that lifelike picture? This receiver decodes Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, for the most immersive surround sound you'll hear outside a theater.

On top of all that, you'll have loads of music at your fingertips — playing in multiple rooms if you like — with convenient control through your phone or tablet.

Easy wireless music listening

Built-in Wi-Fi lets you access the music you have stored on your networked computer so you can easily play tracks from your personal library through the 'NR676. Chromecast built-in (requires a firmware update, available now) lets you use your computer, phone, or tablet to stream music from over 100 audio apps to the receiver.

Use the Onkyo Controller app to control streaming from your mobile device. Apple® AirPlay® lets you stream from a compatible iOS® device or from any computer with iTunes®. And Bluetooth adds even more wireless music options.

Geared toward great sound

Outstanding audio performance is an integral part of the 'NR676's design. A premium 32-bit/384kHz digital-to-analog converter gives you crystal-clear reproduction of music, TV, and movie soundtracks. Dynamic Audio Amplification delivers massive power with low distortion for thrilling movie sound effects. Phase-matching Bass Enhancement lets you enjoy deep, satisfying low frequency effects while vocals and dialogue remain clear.

This receiver also decodes high-resolution audio formats. And Onkyo's Music Optimizer improves the sound from compressed audio files and Bluetooth streams, so you get clear, detailed sound no matter how you listen.

Music in two rooms

The 'NR676 has outputs for nine speakers, allowing for flexible speaker configurations (but remember, its seven channels can only power seven speakers at once). If you're happy with 5.2-channel surround sound in your living room, you can use the receiver's powered Zone 2 outputs to connect a pair of speakers for stereo sound in another room.

You can also connect a stereo receiver or amplifier through line-level Zone 2 connections and use the 'NR676 as a preamp, for full 7.2-channel surround sound in your home theater and stereo sound in a second room.

A second HDMI output lets you watch the same video source in your main zone and a second room. Start a movie in your living room and finish it in your bedroom or kitchen. Or watch the same content on a TV and projector in the same room. Use the Onkyo Controller app to control playback in different zones from anywhere in the house.

Roon-compatible for serious music lovers

The 'NR676 is also compatible with Roon, a subscription digital music player you download to your smartphone, tablet, or computer. It gives you multi-room audio playback for all your Chromecast-compatible devices and more. Roon accesses your digital music collection from your iTunes library or NAS drive. It also works with your TIDAL subscription. Roon lets you do deep dives into your music, showing artist bios, photos, reviews, and lyrics. Roon can also suggest other artists and songs based on your selections, making it easy to discover new music you'll enjoy.


Product highlights:

    Power and Processing:
    • 7-channel amplifier
    • 100 watts per channel into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at .08% THD, with 2 channels driven
    • Dolby® and DTS® surround sound decoding
      • Dolby Atmos® processing for use with in-ceiling or "height" speakers for more enveloping surround sound
      • DTS:X™ for an immersive, 3-dimensional soundstage
    • Advanced AccuEQ automatic speaker calibration optimizes your system's sound for your room (microphone included)
      • new AccuReflex technology aligns phase of up-firing "height" speakers with the sound coming directly from your other speakers
    Digital and Streaming Music Options:
    • built-in Wi-Fi for listening to music from a networked PC, free internet radio, and music services
      • includes support for Pandora®, Spotify®, TIDAL, Deezer, and TuneIn (subscription required for some services)
    • Chromecast built-in for streaming music from the cloud with compatible mobile apps (via firmware update)
    • built-in Bluetooth for wireless music streaming from a compatible phone, tablet, or computer
    • Apple® AirPlay® for streaming music from an iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch®, or computer running iTunes®
    • plays high-resolution digital music files via USB storage device or a networked computer (PCM-based files up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution)
    • plays DSD files (up to 5.6 MHz) from network and USB storage devices
    • DTS Play-Fi® available via future firmware update
    Multi-room Audio:
    • dual-room/dual-source output
      • powered stereo audio output for 2nd room
      • using powered 2nd-room output allows 5.2-channel home theater in main room
      • line-level 2nd-room output for use with a separate amplifier or powered speakers
    Audio Performance Features:
    • high-current amplifier design
    • 32-bit/384kHz Asahi Kasei AK4458 digital-to-analog converter for clear sound from digital sources
    • Music Optimizer function enhances the sound quality of compressed music files and Bluetooth streams
    • bi-amp capability with compatible front speakers by reassigning surround back channels
    • HDMI audio/video switching: 7 in, 2 out (includes front-panel input)
      • HDCP 2.2 technology ensures compatibility with 4K Ultra HD sources and TVs (all HDMI inputs and monitor output)
      • HDR-compatible for extended picture contrast and brightness with compatible 4K TVs and HDR-encoded content
    • supports HDR 10 and Dolby Vision
    • 2 component video inputs
    • 2 composite video inputs
    • digital audio inputs: 2 optical and 1 coaxial
    • 6 analog stereo audio inputs
    • phono input for direct connection of a turntable
    • preamp outputs for 2 powered subwoofers
    • rear-panel USB port for audio playback from USB storage devices
    • Ethernet port for network connection
    • outputs for 9 speakers (Front L/R, Center, Surround L/R, Surround Back L/R, Zone 2 L/R)
    • receiver can power a maximum of seven channels at once
    General Features:
    • free Onkyo Controller app lets you use your Apple or Android™ device as a Wi-Fi remote
    • 4K/60p and 3D video pass-through
    • HDMI standby pass-through allows access to all HDMI connected devices without having to power on the receiver
    • Phase-Matching Bass optimizes low frequencies to preserve clarity with vocals and movie dialogue
    • 40 AM/FM presets
    • remote control
    • 17-1/8"W x 6-13/16"H x 15-9/16"D
    • weight: 22 lbs.
    • warranty: 2 years
    • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
    • MFR # TX-NR676

    What's in the box:

    • 7.2ch AV receiver
    • Remote control (RC-911R)
    • 2 "AAA" batteries
    • Setup microphone
    • AM loop antenna
    • FM wire antenna
    • Basic Manual
    • Quick Start Guide
    • Important Safety Instructions
    • "Chromecast built-in support" sheet
    • "Play-Fi support" sheet
    • Product Registration/Warranty Information

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    Features & specs

    Number Of Channels 7
    Stereo RMS Power (watts) 100
    THD in Stereo 0.08 %
    Frequency Bandwidth (stereo) 20-20k Hz
    Minimum Impedance L/R 4 ohms
    Minimum Impedance Center 4 ohms
    Minimum Impedance Surround 4 ohms
    General Features
    Bluetooth Built-in
    Apple AirPlay Built in
    Alexa-compatible No
    Google Assistant-compatible Yes
    Chromecast built-in Yes
    DTS Play-Fi Yes
    App Remote Control Yes
    On-Screen Display Thru HDMI
    Auto Speaker Calibration AccuEQ/AccuReflex
    Multi-room Audio/Video
    Powered Multi-room Audio Output Yes
    Preamp Multi-room Audio Output Yes
    Multi-room HDMI Output No
    Total Number of Zones 2
    Playback from Digital Audio Inputs Yes
    Playback from Streaming Sources Yes
    Surround Processing
    Dolby Digital DD, TrueHD, DD+
    Dolby Atmos Yes
    Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization ---
    DTS DTS, HD, HDMA, ES, 96/24
    DTS:X Yes
    DTS Virtual:X ---
    Inputs & Outputs
    Phono Input 1
    Audio-Video Inputs 7
    Audio-only Inputs 2
    Component Video Inputs 2
    Component Video Monitor Outputs None
    Optical Digital Inputs 2
    Coaxial Digital Inputs 1
    Optical Digital Outputs None
    Coaxial Digital Outputs None
    HDMI Inputs 7
    HDMI Monitor Outputs 2
    Subwoofer Outputs 2
    Discrete Subwoofer Outputs No
    Multi-Channel Analog Input No
    Multi-channel Preamp Output No
    Main Speaker Output Pairs Posts
    Main Speaker Terminals Posts
    Ethernet Port 1
    USB Connections 1 Rear
    Removable Power Cord No
    HDMI Features
    HDMI Version 2.0a
    VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) No
    ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) No
    4K/120Hz-Capable Inputs No
    Audio Return Channel ARC supported
    Video Upscaling No
    HDR -High Dynamic Range- Support
    HDR10 No
    HDR10+ No
    HLG No
    Dolby Vision No
    Other Specs
    FM Sensitivity Not Given
    Multibrand Remote Control No
    Learning Remote No
    LCD Remote
    Width (inches) 17.125
    Height (inches) 6.8125
    Depth (inches) 15.5625
    Weight (pounds) 22
    Parts Warranty 2 Years
    Labor Warranty 2 Years
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    Audio Section

    Dynamic Audio Amplification: The TX-NR676 AV receiver features Onkyo's Dynamic Audio Amplification with a 7-channel amplifier rated at 100 watts (into 8-ohms, at 20Hz-20kHz, with 0.08%, driving 2 channels). Onkyo's new Dynamic Audio Amplification technology incorporates a Hi-Current, non-phase shift amplifier design with discrete output stage circuitry and a H.C.P.S (High Current Power Supply) capable of driving 4-16 speakers with dynamic control, while producing clear, detailed sound.

    • Hi-Current Amp Design: The unique elements of Onkyo's Dynamic Audio Amplification system comprise high-current, low-impedance architecture with discrete output stage circuitry & custom audio capacitors for instantaneous high-current power and precisely control of your loudspeakers for dynamic, accurate sound.
    • Non-Phase-Shift: Onkyo's Wide Range Amp Technology (WRAT) circuit layout prevents phase shifting by pushing the roll-off point higher than the listening-level frequency. Amplifying sound without phase shift creates an uncommonly well-focused and realistic audio image.
    • H.C.P.S. (High Current Power Supply): The TX-NR676's H.C.P.S. (High Current Power Supply) allows the receiver to deliver large amounts of power necessary for reproducing the wide dynamics of movie soundtracks, plus the detail and clarity of your music.

    Amplifier Assignment: The 7-channel amplifier can be configured in a variety of ways to match your type of speaker setup.

    • Surround Back (7.1ch): The Onkyo TX-NR676 provides 7.1ch surround in your main listening area with dedicated Surround Back speakers.
    • Front Bi-Amp (5.1ch): The Surround-Back/Height speaker terminals can be reassigned and used along with the Front terminals to bi-amp the front speakers, providing improved bass & treble performance. When bi-amping the front speakers the receiver is limited to a 5.1ch speaker system in the main room (no Surround Back or Front Height speakers)
    • Powered Zone 2 (7.1ch + Zone 2): In this configuration, you can connect Front, Center, Surround, Surround Back, and Zone 2 speakers to the AV receiver. When Zone 2 is off, all seven channels will be used in the Main Zone. However, when Zone 2 is on, power to the two surround back (or front height) channels will be directed to the two speakers in Zone 2 and the Main Zone will receive only five channels of power.
    • Dolby Atmos (5.1.2ch): The Surround-Back/Front-High speaker terminals are assigned to power a pair of Front-Height, Rear-Height, Overhead Ceiling, or Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers to create 5.1.2ch Dolby Atmos surround sound. Zone 2 speaker can still be powered by the receiver in the configuration. When Zone 2 is off, all seven channels will be used in the Main Zone for Dolby Atmos. However, when Zone 2 is on, power to the Dolby Atmos channels will be directed to the two speakers in Zone 2 and the Main Zone will receive only five channels of power without Dolby Atmos.

    Dual 32-Bit DSP Engines: The Onkyo TX-NR676 AV receiver employs powerful and highly accurate 32-bit DSP (Digital Signal Processor) engines for better surround sound reproduction.

    384kHz/32-Bit Hi-Grade DAC: The Onkyo TX-NR676 utilizes one premium-quality AK4458 digital-to-analog converter from Asahi Kasei for all channels. This 384kHz/32-bit DAC implements unique low-distortion filtering technologies for clear sound, and unlocks the full potential of any audio format, including compressed, lossless, and hi-res audio (MP3, WMA, WMA Lossless, FLAC, WAV, OggVorbis, AAC, Apple Lossless, DSD 5.6 MHz, LPCM, and Dolby TrueHD).

    Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry (Front Channels Only): Onkyo developed Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry (VLSC) to reassemble the signal in its original form following processing. Unlike conventional filters, VLSC removes pulse noise generated in D/A conversion, allowing the sound wave to be reproduced with extremely high fidelity for a smooth analog signal. The signal's data is converted between sampling points and joined with analog vectors in real time to produce a smooth output wave form. The result is a virtually noiseless, smooth, analog signal that brings out even the most subtle of nuances in music sources.

    AccuEQ w/ AccuReflex: AccuEQ conducts two measurements: (1) it measures and sets the distance, sound pressure level and crossover of your speakers and subwoofer to ensure all channels are treated equally (2) it evaluates your room's sonic characteristics and adjusts your speaker's frequency response to prevent standing waves from forming. AccuEQ incorporates AccuReflex technology to align 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. You can save up to 3 AccuEQ presets. The included microphone plugs into the front-panel of the receiver.

    Note: You can choose bypass the AccuEQ for your front speakers or all speakers, and manually set the distance, crossover, EQ, and level of each speaker.

    Compatible Digital Audio Formats: The AV receiver supports the following stereo & multichannel digital audio formats through its HDMI jacks and optical/coax digital inputs.

    Digital Audio Connector Audio Signal Type Audio Signal Format
    HDMI 2Ch Linear PCM 2ch, 32-192kHz, 16/20/24-bit
    Multichannel Linear PCM 8ch, 32-192kHz, 16/20/24-bit
    DSD 2ch, 2.8 MHz, 1-bit
    Bitstream Dolby Digital, DTS, DTS ES, DTS 96/24
    High Definition Audio Bitstream Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, DTS:X, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution, DTS Express
    Optical/Coaxial 2Ch Linear PCM 2ch, 32-96kHz, 16/20/24-bit
    Multichannel Linear PCM 6ch, 32-96Hz, 16/20/24-bit
    Bitstream Dolby Digital, DTS, DTS ES, DTS 96/24

    Immersive Surround Sound: The Onkyo TX-NR676 AV receiver goes beyond regular surround with the latest immersive surround sound formats, including Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround, DTS:X, & DTS Neural:X.

    • Dolby Atmos: With Dolby Atmos, sound comes alive from all directions, including overhead, to fill your home theater with astonishing clarity, power, detail, and depth. The TX-NR676 has the processing power to run a more enveloping 5.1.2ch Dolby Atmos layout utilizing ceiling mounted or Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers (sold separately). A 5.1.2ch speaker configuration is based upon a traditional 5.1 speaker layout complemented by 2 overhead or Dolby Atmos-enabled speakers.
    • Dolby Surround: Dolby Surround offers an enhanced cinema experience to your 2ch or multichannel movie soundtracks using your existing 5.1ch, 7.1ch or Dolby Atmos speaker setup. Dolby Surround enhances audio definition by improving the spatial dimension and overall audio definition of movie soundtracks. It does this by using four distinct surround zones that provide greater control over the exact placement of each detail in a movie sound track, so audio can be matched more accurately to the video on screen; this means more depth and greater realism for your movies. As a result, individual sounds are clearer and more distinct. It also improves the surround sound experience across the entire theater by widening the listening "sweet spot".
    • DTS:X: DTS:X will be enabled through an online firmware update coming later this year. DTS:X is the next generation object-based, multi-dimensional audio technology from DTS. Unbound from channels, DTS:X conveys the fluid movement of sound to create an incredibly rich, realistic and immersive soundscape - in front of, behind, beside and above the audience - more accurately than ever before. DTS:X offers the ability to automatically adapt the audio to the speaker layout that best fits your space.
    • DTS Neural:X: DTS Neural:X will be enabled through an online firmware update coming later this year. DTS:X incorporates Neural:X, the latest spatial remapping technology from DTS, which provides a fully immersive output for all types of source content; this includes DTS bitstreams and non-encoded (PCM) data. Neural:X delivers a thrilling sense of immersive sound to your speaker layout regardless of the original source format.

    Onkyo Original DSP Modes: Onkyo's Original DSP Modes, combined with Dolby Digital & DTS processing, produce more realistic, powerful sound effects for your movie and music sound tracks based on the type of content and your home theater setup. You can choose from the following:

    • Orchestra: Suitable for classical or operatic music. This mode emphasizes the surround channels in order to widen the sound image, and simulates the natural reverberation of a large hall.
    • Studio-Mix: Suitable for rock or pop music. Listening to music in this mode creates a lively sound field with a powerful acoustic image, like being at a club or rock concert.
    • TV Logic: Suitable for TV shows produced in a TV studio. This mode enhances the surround effects to the entire sound to give clarity to voices and create a realistic acoustic image.
    • Unplugged: Suitable for acoustic instruments, vocals and jazz. This mode emphasizes the front stereo image, giving the impression of being right in front of the stage.
    • Multichannel (Multich)/Game:   Multichannel mode is suitable for playing sources recorded in multichannel PCM. The receiver also offers four different Gaming modes - RPG, Action, Rock, and Sports.
    • Stereo/All Channel Stereo (AllCh Stereo): In Stereo mode, sound is output from the front left and right speakers and subwoofer. In All Channel Stereo Mode, stereo sound is output from all speakers - ideal for background music.
    • Mono/Full Mono: In Mono mode, when the input signal is analog or PCM, the left and right front speakers output the sound in monaural. In Full Mono mode, all speakers output the same sound in mono, so the sound you hear is the same regardless of where you are within the listening room.
    • Theater-Dimensional (T-D): In this mode, you can enjoy a virtual playback of multichannel surround sound even with only two or three speakers. This works by controlling how sounds reach the listener's left and right ears

    Direct Mode: In Direct mode, audio from the input source is output without surround-sound processing. This mode delivers pure sound with minimum sound quality adjustment and filtration.

    Audio Enhancements: The Onkyo TX-NR676 receiver provides various audio enhancements to deliver a high-quality listening experience every time.

    • CinemaFilter: The CinemaFilter softens overly bright movie soundtracks. Movie soundtracks are typically mixed for a large theater (relative to your home theater) with lots of soft seats and thick curtains on the walls. Home theater settings often lack these high frequency absorbing wall treatments, making the soundtrack sound too bright. CinemaFilter accounts for this and for many movies sounds more natural at home.
    • Music Optimizer: The Music Optimizer function enhances the sound quality of compressed music files. The Music Optimizer function only works with PCM digital audio input signals with a sampling rate below 48kHz, analog input signals, and Bluetooth audio.
    • Late Night Feature: The Late Night feature limits the dynamic range of Dolby Digital recordings. Limiting the dynamic range makes it easier to find a volume that ensures the quiet sounds are not too quiet and the loud sounds are not too loud for night time listening. This allows you to comfortably listen to without the need to constantly adjust the volume to keep from waking family/neighbors. The choices are: Off, Low, and High. This feature only works with Dolby Digital Encoded software and the depth of the feature will vary based on the individual software package.

    Bass Management: The Onkyo AV receiver offers Tone Control, Phase Matching Bass technology, and a Double Bass feature to get the most bass impact out of your system.

    • Tone Controls: You can independently adjust the Bass (90Hz) and Treble (7.5kHz) of the receiver's Front L/R channels from -10 to +10 dB.
    • Phase Matching Bass: Onkyo's Phase-Matching Bass optimizes low frequencies while preserving mid-range clarity. This means that powerful bass plays back with clear vocals; it doesn't overpower them.
    • Double Bass: You can also activate the Double Bass function in order to boost bass output even more by feeding bass sounds to the front left/right speakers, center-channel, and powered subwoofer.

    Volume Setup: The Onkyo AV receiver provides the following volume settings.

    • IntelliVolume: With IntelliVolume, you can set the input level for each input (+/-12dB) selector individually. This is useful if one of your source components is louder or quieter than the others. This function does not work in Zone 2.
    • Maximum Volume: Use this feature to set the receiver's maximum volume level. This feature is useful to avoid turning the volume too loud by mistake. You can set the Max Volume from 30-79 (max), or Off (disabled).
    • Power On Volume: Use this feature to set the volume level when the power is turned on. You can choose between Last (same as the volume when the unit was turned off), Min (0), or 1-79.
    • Mute Level: Set the volume lowered from the listening volume when "Mute" is selected. Choose from 0, -40dB, or -20 dB.
    • Headphone Level: With this setting, you can specify the headphone volume (+/-12dB) relative to the main volume. This is useful if there's a volume difference between your speakers and your headphones.

    Analog Audio Outputs: The Onkyo TX-NR676 is outfitted with the following analog audio outputs.

    • Binding-Post Speaker Terminals: There are binding-post terminals for all speaker connections - Front, Center, Surround, Surround Back/Height, and Zone 2. The binding post terminals will accept bare-wire, pin-connectors, and banana plugs (single only). Use 4- to 16-ohm speakers.
    • Dual Subwoofer Outputs: The receiver is fitted with two subwoofer outputs to connect dual powered subs for extra bass. The dual outputs are wired in parallel and share the same input signal (the are not discrete).
    • Headphones: When headphones are plugged into the full-size 1/4" jack on the front panel, all the speakers are automatically muted.

    Phono Input: The Onkyo AV receiver is fitted with a Phono (MM) input and ground terminal for connection of a turntable, so you can enjoy listening to your vinyl records.

    Front-Panel Aux Input: The TX-NR676 is fitted with a front-panel 3.5mm Aux input for connecting a portable audio player.

    Video Features

    HDMI 2.0a: The Onkyo TX-NR676 has seven HDMI 2.0a inputs (6 rear/1 front) and dual HDMI 2.0a outputs. The dual HDMI outputs can simultaneously output the same HDMI audio/video signal to two TVs (video is output at the resolution supported by both TVs). Thanks to the latest HDMI 2.0a specification, the receiver can support 4K/60 Hz Ultra-HD video, HDCP 2.2 compatibility, 4:4:4 color sub-sampling, High Dynamic Range (HDR), and BT.2020 Wide Color Gamut.

    • 4K/60Hz: The TX-NR676 supports up to 4K (3840x2160 pixels) video @ 60 frames per second on all of its HDMI inputs and outputs. It will also pass a 480p, 720p, 1080i, or 1080p video signals via HDMI (not compatible with 480i video signals).
    • HDCP 2.2: The receivers HDMI inputs and HDMI outputs support HDCP 2.2, which fully complies with the latest copyright protection standard for 4K video transmission.
    • 4:4:4 Color Subsampling: The receiver's HDMI inputs and HDMI monitor output support RGB, YCbCr 4:4:4, YCbCr 4:2:2, and YCbCr 4:2:0 color subsampling (@ 60Hz or 50Hz). With 4:4:4 color subsampling, luminance (brightness) and chroma (color) are sampled at the same rate; resulting in an RGB color palette as big as the video sampling rate for a video image with more colors, plus greater color accuracy and detail. HDMI inputs 4-8 only support 4K 60/50Hz @ YCbCr 4:2:0.
    • Wide Color Gamut (BT.2020): The BT.2020 color standard delivers a much wider color gamut and represents about 75% of the total visual color spectrum, while the current Rec. 709 color standard selected as the color space for HDTVs and early generation 4K Ultra HDTVs covers only 35% of the total visual color spectrum.
    Note: Use a premium high-speed 18Gbps HDMI cable for the best 4K/HDR performance.

    HDR (High Dynamic Range): HDR (High Dynamic Range) video provides enhanced picture quality by simultaneously enabling greater detail for both the dark and bright parts of an image. HDR reproduces a greater dynamic range of luminosity or brightness levels, creating greater contrast. This increased contrast reveals the subtle nuances of the image, from detailed blacks and shadows to the brightest whites and colors, plus greater depth. This receiver supports two HDR formats - HDR 10 & Dolby Vision.

    • HDR 10: HDR 10 is an open standard and currently the most popular HDR format on the market. It supports 10-bit color and 1,000 nits. It uses static metadata at the start of a movie to tell the receiver and your TV that the video content is encoded using HDR.
    • Dolby Vision: Unlike HDR 10 which contains static metadata, Dolby Vision utilizes dynamic metadata which adjusts brightness, color, and contrast automatically for each scene. Dynamic metadata carries information that maps every image to your TV's display capabilities, so you see more of what the content creator intended. Dolby Vision supports 12-bit color and 10,000 nits.

    Analog Video-to-HDMI Conversion: Analog composite and component video signals (480i only) input to the receiver will be converted to HDMI signals and then output from the receiver via its main HDMI monitor output to your TV. The resolution remains the same and is not upscaled.

    Other HDMI Features: The TX-NR676 AV receiver's HDMI connectivity also offers 3D video pass-through, ARC (Audio Return Channel), Deep Color & x.v. Color support, as well as an auto LipSync function.

    • 3D-Ready: All HDMI jacks will accept 3D video from your 3D-ready Blu-ray player and output the video signal in 3D to your 3D-ready flat-panel television.
    • ARC (Audio Return Channel): The receiver's main HDMI output features ARC (Audio Return Channel). This feature allows audio to be sent from your compatible HDTV to your receiver through the same HDMI cable already being used to send audio and video to your HDTV. This eliminates the need for extra cables connected to your television.
    • Deep Color & x.v.Color Support: The AV receiver supports Deep Color and x.v.Color content, which can display a larger color range than standard-definition schemes. The result is a more lifelike, vibrant picture
    • Auto Lip-Sync: The Lip-Sync function can automatically synchronize HDMI audio and video (for any HDMI jack) that has gotten out of sync due to the complex digital video processing being performed by your HDMI-compatible TV. With HDMI Lip-Sync, the audio delay required to synchronize the audio and video is calculated and applied automatically by the AV receiver. You can also manually correct the audio delay from 0 (no delay) to 400 milliseconds; in 10 millisecond steps.

    HDMI Through: When enabling the HDMI Through function, regardless of whether the AV receiver is "O" or in "Standby", both audio/video streams from an HDMI input will be output to your television, via the receiver HDMI monitor output. You can select between three HDMI Through modes.

    • Auto: Detects the signal and automatically selects the input sources.
    • Source: Selects the HDMI input source for which the HDMI Through function in enabled.
    • Last: The HDMI Through function is activated on the input source selected at the time of setting the AV receiver to the "standby" mode.

    Analog Video Inputs: The receiver features two composite video inputs and two component video inputs which support 480i video signals only. All analog video input signals are converted to digital and sent via HDMI to your TV at 480i (no upscaling). The component video input are not capable of high-definition video.

    Video Select: It is possible to play audio and video from different sources. For example, you can play audio via Bluetooth and video from your BD/DVD player. This function is only effective when an input with audio only (Network, Bluetooth, or Tuner) has been selected initially.

    Network & Tuner Functions

    Wired or Wireless Network Connection: The Onkyo TX-NR676 AV receiver supports a wired Ethernet (RJ-45) or wireless WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n; 2.4/5GHz) network connection. Via the AV receiver's network connection, you can enjoy music files stored on your computer and listen to internet radio through a variety of online music services.

    • Ethernet (LAN) Jack: The Onkyo AV receiver is equipped with an Ethernet (RJ-45) jack for connecting the player to your home network and computer. Connecting the A/V receiver's Ethernet port to a 100Base-TX switched Ethernet network is recommended for best results. Use a shielded CAT-5 Ethernet cable to connect the receiver to your home network.
    • Built-in Wireless LAN: The AV receiver also features built-in WiFi that allows you to wirelessly connect to your home network, so you can enjoy the benefits of a cable-free network environment. A wireless connection requires a home network with a WiFi-enabled access point (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n; 2.4/5GHz). Supports WPS, WEP, and WPA security.
    Note: Network setup requires that the receiver be connected to your TV via HDMI for display of the on-screen menu. The receiver's network setup cannot be accessed through its front-panel display.

    DLNA Certified: Because the TX-NR676 is DLNA (ver.15) certified, you can play back music files stored on your Windows  PC (w/ Windows Media Player 11 or 12) or a DLNA compliant media server through the stereo receiver. You can control basic playback functions of your music library from the included remote control and receiver's on-screen menu; such as Folder/File Select, Play/Pause, Stop, Fast Forward/Rewind, Previous/Next Track, and Repeat/Random. Compatible music files include -

    • Hi-Res Music Files: AIFF (8/16/24-bit; 44.1-192kHz), FLAC (8/16/24-bit; 44.1-192kHz), WAV (8/16/24-bit; 44.1-192kHz), DSD (1-bit; 2.8/5.6MHz)
    • Lossless: ALAC (16/24-bit; 44.1-96kHz)
    • Low-Res Music Files: MP3 (8-320kbps; 44.1-48kHz), WMA (5-320kbps; 44.1-48kHz), AAC (8-320kbps; 44.1-96kHz)

    Built-in Online Music Services: The Onkyo TX-NR676 offers several built-in internet radio & online music services through its wired or wireless network connection.

    • TuneIn: With more than 100,000 radio stations and 2 million on-demand programs registered, TuneIn is a service where you can enjoy music, sports and news from all over the world.
    • Pandora: Pandora is a personalized Internet radio service that plays the music you know and helps you discover music you'll love. You can select Internet radio stations by Artist, Song, or Genre.
    • Tidal: Tidal is a global streaming service that offers over 30 million songs in high-fidelity CD sound quality. Tidal has two pricing tiers; either $9.99 or $19.99 a month. Both pricing levels allow you to access Tidal's entire music library. The $19.99 tier has the added benefit of high-fidelity sound at CD-level quality.
    • Deezer: Deezer is an online music service offering over 43 million tracks starting at $9.99 a month. Discover the perfect playlist or make your own, as well as browse curated collections by genre.

    Spotify Connect: The integration of Spotify Connect will enable Spotify Premium users to instantly select and wirelessly stream music to the Onkyo AV receiver from within the Spotify app (Apple iOS or Android). Spotify is a digital music service that gives you on-demand access to one of the largest music libraries in the world (over 15 million tracks and counting). Spotify makes it easier than ever to discover, manage, and share music with your friends. You can browse music by artist, album, track, or most popular; and create your own music library with customized playlists.

    Chromecast Built-In (Firmware Update Available): Chromecast built-in lets you instantly stream a variety of music apps from your Apple (iOS 7.0+) or Android (OS 2.3+) mobile device to the Onkyo stereo receiver. Chromecast built-in works over WiFi and allows you to connect more than one device at a time to the receiver, as well as control what's playing from anywhere in the house with your compatible mobile device.

    • Supported Content: Chromecast built-in offers Internet Radio apps like TuneIn & iHeart Radio; plus online music service apps like Pandora, Spotify (requires Premium subscription), Tidal, Google Play Music, and more.  Click here for a complete list of compatible apps. You can even wirelessly stream exactly what's playing on your Android phone or tablet through the Onkyo receiver. Or, if you're on your laptop or computer, you can also cast any music streaming website through the Chrome browser.
    • Simple-to-Use: Simply tap the Cast button from a Chromecast Built-in compatible music app to start streaming to the Onkyo receiver. You can search, browse, play, skip, and turn up the volume directly from the music apps you know and love on your compatible phone, tablet or laptop. While you cast your music, you can still use your phone to answer a phone call, play a game, send a text, and even leave the room, all without interrupting what's playing on the receiver's speaker system.
    Note: Make sure the TX-NR676 has the latest firmware/software update installed.

    AirPlay Compatible: AirPlay lets you stream your favorite songs directly from your Apple iOS (4.3.3+) device or from your iTunes (10.2.2+) library on your Windows PC or Mac computer to the AV receiver, over your home's wireless network connection. From your Apple iOS device you are able to stream stored music on your device, downloaded music apps, and music on your iCloud to the AV receiver. From your Windows or Mac you can stream your stored iTunes music library on your computer to the AV receiver; you can even download Apple's free Remote App onto your compatible iOS device to browse and control playback functions of the music stored in your iTunes music library on your computer that is being streamed to the AV receiver. With AirPlay you also get to see song/artist information and album art via the receiver's on-screen menu (via HDMI).

    AM/FM Tuner: With the built-in tuner you can enjoy AM and FM radio stations. You can store your favorite stations as presets for quick selection. You can store a combination of up to 40 of your favorite FM/AM radio stations as presets.

    Bluetooth & USB Integration

    Built-in Bluetooth: The Onkyo TX-NR676 features built-in Bluetooth (version 4.1+LE) with support for profiles A2DP 1.2 and AVRCP 1.3. You'll be able to wirelessly stream stored music and music apps from your Bluetooth-enabled Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad, Android smartphone/tablet, Windows Phone/PC, & Mac laptop/computer, as well as other Bluetooth compatible devices to the Onkyo receiver.

    • SBC + AAC Codecs: In addition to support for the standard SBC Bluetooth audio codec, the TX-NR676 offers support of AAC.  By supporting AAC, the receiver offers better audio performance of the music streamed from your Apple iPod, iPhone, or iPad.
    • Playback Control: You can use the receiver's IR remote control to operate basic playback functions, like Play/Pause & Previous/Next Track. Advanced music browsing will still need to be handled from your Bluetooth-enabled device.
    • Song/Artist Information: The receiver will display song/artist information on its front-panel LCD and through its on-screen on your HDMI-connected TV. Album Art is not supported.
    Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the Onkyo receiver.

    USB Mass Storage Class: This AV receiver is equipped with a rear-panel USB (type-A) port that allows you to enjoy a variety of music files from a USB mass storage class memory device, such as USB thumbdrive or portable digital audio player. The unit will recognize USB MSC devices formatted in FAT16 or FAT32 with up to 20,000 music files.  You can control basic playback functions of your music library from the included remote control and receiver's on-screen menu; such as Folder/File Select, Play/Pause, Stop, Fast Forward/Rewind, Previous/Next Track, and Repeat/Random. USB portable audio players that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the AV receiver's USB port (5V/1A); even in standby mode. Compatible music files include -

    • Hi-Res Music Files: AIFF (8/16/24-bit; 44.1-192kHz), ALAC (16/24-bit; 44.1-192kHz), FLAC (8/16/24-bit; 44.1-192kHz), WAV (8/16/24-bit; 44.1-192kHz), DSD (1-bit; 2.8/5.6MHz)
    • Low-Res Music Files: MP3 (8-320kbps; 44.1-48kHz), WMA (5-320kbps; 44.1-48kHz), AAC (8-320kbps; 44.1-96kHz)
    Notes: USB hubs and USB devices with hub functions are not supported. MP3 players containing music files that are managed with special music software are not supported. Apple iPod/iPhone/iPad and  Android devices are not supported via USB.

    Multiroom Playback

    Zone 2 (Line & Speaker Level): In addition to the main listening room, you can also enjoy audio playback from a different source in another room of your home using the receiver's Zone 2 function. The receiver features Zone 2 line-outputs, as well as Zone 2 speaker terminals. The volume of Zone 2 is controlled from the receiver when using the speaker outputs and from your add-on integrated amp when using the line-level outputs.

    • Line-Level Outputs: By using the line-level outputs on the TX-NR676 you can connect an external receiver or integrated amplifier in a second room, allowing you to listen to 7.1ch surround in the main room and play a different audio source in another room of your home.
    • Speaker Level Outputs: By using the speaker-level outputs on the TX-NR676, you can directly connect a secondary pair of speakers in another room of your home, allowing you to listen to 5.1ch surround sound in your main room and play a different audio source in the other room

    Zones 2 Sources: You can play the same audio source in both Zones (Main & Zone 2) or play a different audio source in each zone. Zone 2 is compatible with analog, digital, and wireless audio sources - see below for details.

    • Compatible Sources: AM/FM tuner, Analog & Optical/Coax Digital (2ch PCM only) inputs, USB & Bluetooth Audio, Network (including DLNA, AirPlay, built-in music apps, & Chromecast Built-in) can be played back in Zone 2.
    • Incompatible Sources: HDMI audio/video and analog video sources cannot be output to Zone 2. DSD audio files cannot be played back in Zone 2.
    • As for Network, USB, and Bluetooth sources; you cannot select different inputs for the main room and Zone 2. For example, if a Network source has been selected in the main room and then Bluetooth is selected as a playback source in Zone 2, the input in the main room will also change to the Bluetooth source.
    • When listening to AM/FM radio, you cannot select different stations for the main room and Zone 2.

    Dual HDMI Outputs: The AV receiver's dual HDMI outputs can simultaneously output the same HDMI audio/video signal to two TVs (video is output at the resolution supported by both TVs). This is not the same as Zone 2.

    Google Home Multiroom: Using the Google Home app for Apple iOS 8.0+ and Android OS 4.0.3+, you can sync multiple speakers with Chromecast built-in in multiple rooms of your home to play the same song from a Chromecast built-in music app throughout your house at the same time. Friends and family can even use their own Chromecast compatible phone or tablet to cast music to your system by connecting to your home's WiFi network.

    DTS Play-Fi (Firmware Update Available): DTS Play-Fi combines DTS and WiFi to wirelessly stream high quality audio through out your home using the Play-Fi app for Apple iOS 8.0+, Android OS 4.0+, & Windows 7 PC or later. Supported music formats up to 24-bit/192kHz (including MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV) are wirelessly streamed to the receiver at up to 24-bit/96kHz (Critical Listening Mode) or to multiple DTS Play-Fi players up to 16-bit/48kHz (CD quality sound). You can connect multiple DTS Play-Fi products together from different brands and manufacturers on the same home network to create a whole-home streaming experience. Play the same source in every room or a different song in each room. Due to the bandwidth limitations of most wireless networks, no more than 16 wireless DTS Play-Fi products on a single WiFi network at one given time is recommended. DTS Play-Fi has a range of up to 100' from your wireless router. Compatible sources include -

    • Source Devices: DTS Play-Fi provides you with the ability to stream your music wirelessly in high-quality lossless audio from Apple iOS & Android devices, Windows laptops & desktop computers, as well as DLNA-servers on your existing home WiFi network to the Onkyo receiver. Up to eight separate wireless source devices, each with its own source, are supported simultaneously and any wireless source device can stream to eight DTS Play-Fi playback devices.
    • Online Music Services: DTS Play-Fi enables wireless audio streaming from the world's most popular music services & internet radio, including - Pandora, Spotify Connect, SiriusXM, TIDAL, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Napster, & more.
    Note: All DTS Play-Fi enabled products work seamlessly together, so there's no hassle adding more components, or choosing more than one audio brand like Klipsch, Martin Logan, Definitive Technology, Polk Audio, Phorus, Wren, etc..) in your home.

    FireConnect MultiRoom Audio (Firmware Update Available): FireConnect powered by Blackfire mirrors network audio sources and any external analog source playing through the receiver (from streaming audio to vinyl) on optional FireConnect/Blackfire wireless speakers (such as the Onkyo NCP-302, sold separately). Sampling rates up to 48 kHz are supported. FireConnect powered by Blackfire is stable, fast, and easy to control with Onkyo's Controller app for Apple iOS and Android.

    Note: Make sure the Onkyo receiver has the latest firmware/software update installed. Onkyo cannot guarantee the compatibility with other devices featuring FireConnect or Blackfire.

    Remote & App Control

    Onkyo Controller App: The Onkyo Controller app (for Apple iOS 8.0+ & Android OS 4.0.3) features an intuitive, user-friendly interface that allows you to conveniently operate the Onkyo receiver from your compatible Apple iOS or Android device. This app not only has the usual remote control functions, it also has a multiroom functionality for Zone 2 and wireless multiroom audio setups.

    • Remote Control: You can operate general control functions (play/stop, control the volume, select the input source, etc.) from your compatible smartphone or tablet.
    • Source Device Playback: Operation of connected products (like a Blu-Ray player or TV) that are connected to the receiver via HDMI.
    • Streaming Audio: Lets you play audio from built-in music streaming services (such as Pandora, Spotify, TIDAL), the music library on your Apple iOS or Android device, and your Windows PC or other DLNA-compatible server.  You can also access music from Bluetooth and USB source devices.
    • Multiroom Audio: Provides control over Zone 2 and wireless multiroom audio (such as FireConnect by Blackfire).

    Google Home Voice Commands: With the Google Home voice-activated speaker (8064658762, sold separately) and the Google Home App (for Apple iOS 8.0+ or Android OS 4.2+), you can use your voice to control select functions of the Onkyo AV receiver. With a simple voice command, you can play music from Chromecast compatible music services by artist, song, genre, album, playlist, mood or activity. You can also turn up the volume, skip to the next track, or stop the music - all without lifting a finger.

    IR Remote: The receiver comes with an IR remote control for wireless operation of this receiver and other HDMI-connected sources (via HDMI CEC).

    HDMI Control: This function allows HDMI-CEC compatible components or RIHD-compatible components connected via HDMI to be controlled with the TX-NR676. The AV receiver offers the following HDMI-CEC controls.

    • The AV receiver will enter Standby mode when the power of the TV is turned to Standby.
    • You can set on the menu screen of the TV to either output the audio from the speakers connected to the AV receiver, or from the speakers of the TV.
    • It is possible to output the audio/video from the antenna or from the input jack of the TV from the speakers connected to the AV receiver.
    • Input to the AV receiver can be selected with the remote controller of the TV.
    • Operations such as volume adjustment or similar for the AV receiver can be performed from the remote controller of the TV.

    Web Control: When connected to your home's wired or wireless network, you can setup the Onkyo AV receiver with the web control screen displayed in your PC's web browser. 

    Convenience Features

    On-Screen Menu w/ Setup Assistance (HDMI only): The Onkyo AV receiver offers an on-screen (GUI) menu system through its HDMI output. The simple on-screen display combines text and graphics that make setup and other operations extremely easy. The initial setup assistant takes you step-by-step through speaker configuration, source connection, remote programming, and network connection.

    Note: Initial setup requires that the receiver be connected to your TV via HDMI for display of the on-screen menu. Many of the receiver's setup functions can only be found via the on-screen menu and not the front-panel display.

    Gapless Playback: Many live and classical albums have no gaps in the music. Gapless playback ensures that there are no pauses between audio files. This provides playback with no interruptions, the way it was meant to be heard. Compatible with WAV, FLAC, and ALAC music files via USB.

    Name Edit: You can enter a custom name for each individual input selector and radio preset for easy identification. When entered, the custom name will appear on the display. This function cannot be used for the AM/FM, Network, USB, and Bluetooth input selectors.

    Display Dimmer: The front-panel display brightness has three settings - Dim, Dimmer, and Normal.

    Timers: The receiver features a programmable Auto Standby function & programmable Sleep Timer.

    • Auto Standby: The AV receiver will automatically go into Standby mode, if there is no operation for 20 minutes with no audio/video signal input.
    • Sleep Timer: From the remote, you can set the unit to automatically turn off after 30, 60, or 90 minutes.

    Firmware Updates: Future firmware updates are available from the Onkyo website through the receiver's Network or USB connection. Visit Onkyo's online Download Center for the latest firmware updates.

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    Customer Q&A

    38 questions already asked

    Does this have a sleep function?
    [ Michael  Nov 09, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    Yes, the Tx-NR676 does have a sleep mode. According to my manual, the sleep function can be set for anywhere between 10-90 minutes in 10 minute increments. Personally, I've never used this particular function on mine, but it does indeed have it.
    [ Steve  Nov 09, 2018 ]
    My remote will not function at all did restart batteries etc. help?
    [ HERMAN L  Sep 30, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer.
    [ Krissy  Oct 04, 2018 ]  Staff
    Can you hook up a separate amp for more power to an onkyo?
    [ Ray-Ray  Sep 28, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    The TX-NR676 does not feature a multi-channel RCA pre-amp output for connecting an external amp to power speakers in the main theater zone. For that connectivity with an Onkyo, check out their TX-RZ820:
    [ Ryan  Oct 08, 2018 ]  Staff
    I'm sorry I do not know the answer to your question.
    [ GEORGE F  Oct 05, 2018 ]
    Will all of the receivers with WIFI accept info from Fire Stick? I use it with Sling. I need a receiver for my Epson 5040UB and a Blu ray player for my media room.
    [ Steve  Sep 03, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    The FireStick connets to through HDMI, so virtually any receiver with an available HDMI input will work. I have the Onkyo TX-NR676 which has a dedicated HDMI input labeled "Stream Box" which I use to connect my Chromecast, with the video being fed via the HDMI RC into my LG TV.
    [ Ahmed  Sep 05, 2018 ]
    How can I set up the TX-NR676 to play 5.1 sound in my main room, with stereo speakers in a secondary room, playing the same source (TV, DVD, CD, whatever) in both rooms? i.e. If I am watching a DVD or movie or listening to an album in the main room (5.1 setup) and I go into the secondary room (which in my case happens to be a bathroom) I want to continue listening to the same sound (but in stereo.)
    [ brennan  Sep 01, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    Pressing the Zone 2 button causes "Z2:..." to display for a few seconds. While that is displayed press Zone 2 again to display "Z2: Source". This causes zone 2 to play the same input as the main room, and zone 2 will follow the main room source if you select a different input source. If you want zone 2 to stay on a specific source, press the Zone 2 button followed by a source button (i.e. "Net"). That source can be different from the main room and will not change if you select a different main room source. Also, while "Z2:..." is displayed you can adjust the zone 2 volume with the volume control.
    [ BRENT  Sep 05, 2018 ]
    I haven't hooked up this unit yet but I have an older model that I'm still using and if you engage zone 2, you just stay with "source"; if you want a different thing to play, you turn the zone knob to the preferred source
    [ ROB  Sep 01, 2018 ]
    Can I use 4-ohm speakers with this?
    [ Big  Aug 27, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    Absolutely. The Onkyo is stable down to 4 Ohms on each of it's channels. You'll find this information by clicking the "Details" tab on the receiver's main webpage. I hope that helps My bio:
    [ Ryan  Aug 31, 2018 ]  Staff
    What if I am really in the market for an audio receiver, and don't care about AV? Will the Onkyo TX-NR676 do the trick? Thanks!
    [ Cspotjump  Aug 23, 2018 ]
    4 answers
    I use my Onkyo for music most of the time. It has an aux jack in front that you can plug a smart phone into...but I usually use the Bluetooth for that. I also have a CD player hooked. I do have 5.1 speakers all around and they all work great for playing music. But you can just use two speakers if that is all you have. I love this unit. For the money you cant beat it.
    [ GREGORY L  Aug 24, 2018 ]
    Yes. I like this reciever very much.
    [ Lance  Aug 23, 2018 ]
    It will (and then some) It has HDMI and optical inputs as well as two subwoofer outputs which a lot of audio receivers don't have unless you're paying about what this receiver costs.
    [ Darrell  Aug 23, 2018 ]
    Even if you did care about AV, it would do the trick. It's a great receiver, with great features, whether you use them or not. It is used daily in our house for music, Netflix, or movies.
    [ Trent  Aug 23, 2018 ]
    How to activate Zone 2 for CBL/SAT feature? It works on all other features such as tuner, but I cannot get sound from the CBL/SAT button which connects my cable box.
    [ John  Jul 20, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    Zone 2 can only take analog audio. So you need RCA red/white cables to come out of your cable or satellite box or DVD or Xbox or whatever. My DVD, though, for example, only had a digital out. So I had to buy a digital to analog converter box - digital cable into the converter and RCA red and white out. It works beautifully now. It's kind of a drag these receiver manufacturers don't have a better comprehension of what people actually need to do. It's a great receiver but you have to do some hacks to get what you want, particularly with Zone 2.
    [ David  Jul 20, 2018 ]
    Can I hook up via wires the two front speakers and run the sub and two back speakers wireless. Will this unit play wired and wireless speakers at the same time?
    [ Merril  Jul 19, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    You could if you had a wireless transmitter/receiver setup with your wireless speakers, but there is no built-in function for this.
    [ Trent  Aug 23, 2018 ]
    All speakers are wired on this model.
    [ VENTZISLAV  Jul 21, 2018 ]
    Does this receiver model have pre out to connect to an external amplifier?
    [ John  Jul 19, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    Yes, but it is fixed full line level, the volume control does not vary the output.
    [ Karen  Jul 22, 2018 ]
    Yes it does
    [ Roberto63  Jul 19, 2018 ]
    Super interested in the for our new home, as we will be able to use in in the mail living area and we can hook up the speakers on the porch....but can the porch TV also be plugged in so the tv sound comes through the speakers?
    [ Marcella  Jul 17, 2018 ]
    5 answers
    There is only one ARC HDMI input which carries both video and audio signals. U would need to run 2 cables from one of the v.
    [ Mark  Jul 20, 2018 ]
    I am pretty certain this can work.
    [ MICHAEL  Jul 20, 2018 ]
    There are several HDMI ports on this product that can support the use of a variety of devices.
    [ Adam  Jul 20, 2018 ]
    yes you can , use the 2nd room feature
    [ richard  Jul 20, 2018 ]
    Good question! There are outputs for "zone 2" for your outdoor speakers. However, I have had some issues trying to make use of this, and have NOT been able to get the TV sound to come out on zone 2 even though it looks like it should. On other inputs like bluetooth, sound comes in fine on zone 2. If you figure it out, let the rest of us know!
    [ Robert D Rosen  Jul 20, 2018 ]
    How many amps does this draw?
    [ Preston  Jul 05, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    The Onkyo Owners Manual says the receiver uses 580watts or about 4.8 amps. In standby mode the receiver draws .15 to 5.7 watts, depending upon the standby mode
    [ BRENT  Jul 11, 2018 ]
    7.2 channel (100watt per channel)
    [ JAEYOUN  Jul 11, 2018 ]
    Can the subwoofer b hard wired or does it need plug in end connectors to plug into the subwoofer section ?
    [ Donald  Jul 04, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    My sub is connected by a single rca plug.
    [ DANIEL  Jul 07, 2018 ]
    I don't understand your question but Crutchfield customer support is awesome.
    [ Michael  Jul 07, 2018 ]
    can I play music inside the house and them play music out side without having the speakers playing inside? if i hook up outside speakers to zone 2, will it only play the speakers outside?
    [ Hollywood  Jun 23, 2018 ]
    4 answers
    Yes, you can have each zone play its own music source, e.g. zone 2 streaming internet music while main zone watches TV. This also means the main zone can be off while zone 2 listens to an audio source. I have found that using the smartphone app is the best way to manage the zones. It is convoluted using the IR remote.
    [ Angel  Jul 02, 2018 ]
    HI Hollywood, I don't have an answer for you at this time. I haven't hooked up the zone 2 speakers yet. That will be done at a later time. I would check the manual for the operation of the zone 2 speakers.
    [ Heyward Keith  Jul 02, 2018 ]
    Yes ; call for support
    [ p  Jul 02, 2018 ]
    You can play each zone independent or together. If both zones are playing your main zone is limited to 5.1.
    [ Jeremy  Jul 02, 2018 ]
    can I play music inside the house and them play music out side without having the speakers playing inside? if i hook up outside speakers to zone 2, will it only play the speakers outside?
    [ Hollywood  Jun 23, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    Yes, the two zones can be played separately.
    [ Kimberly  Jul 02, 2018 ]
    Yes, that's correct. You can play something different inside or have nothing at all inside
    [ CHRISTOPHER A  Jul 02, 2018 ]
    Can the Zone 2 Line outs be used as a traditional pre-out that controls the volume from this unit? I'm trying to send a signal to the Home Theater Bypass of my high end stereo amplifier so it can still power my fronts and integrate into a 7.1 setup.
    [ Matthew  Jun 21, 2018 ]
    5 answers
    Not sure I`m using 5·1set up no zone 2 YET sorry can`t help.
    [ Harold E.  Jun 26, 2018 ]
    I have not tried it so I can not answer the question
    [ Stanko  Jun 25, 2018 ]
    Sorry, I do not know the answer. You should call tech support at onkyo They are in New Jersey. I have called them many times and they are very helpful. The last thing you want to do is short something out and void your warranty Anthony F
    [ Anthony  Jun 25, 2018 ]
    I'm not sure - I have not yet explored the Zone 2 properties
    [ Peter  Jun 25, 2018 ]
    I have no idea. I'm only using it in one room with multiple displays. Sorry I can't help.
    [ William  Jun 25, 2018 ]
    Can I send AirPlay audio out to Zone 2?
    [ Francis  Jun 19, 2018 ]
    3 answers
    Yes I use air play daily with at bat app on my iPhone. Doesn't always work on first try.
    [ THOMAS  Jun 24, 2018 ]
    [ Dean  Jun 24, 2018 ]
    I do not know. I do not use the zone inputs
    [ AARON  Jun 24, 2018 ]
    Can this receiver be configured to a 6.1speaker speaker setup? (2-back surround with a center back surround ) In theory you should be able to bridge the number 7 & 8 connections using left positive-right negative but I want to be sure before I drop the dime.
    [ don  Jun 10, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    For best results I suggest using the best pair of front tower speakers your space and budget allows, a quality center channel speaker,a minimum 10"subwoofer,(12"works great),and two rear surround speakers.This will work for a home theater set up or to listen to any music you want to listen.Be sure to use 12 gauge oxygen free copper wire, for all of your speaker connections!!
    [ Cleveland E.  Jun 11, 2018 ]
    why would the hdmi out cause my tv to flash while being used? i tried both the main out and sub out?
    [ Joseph  Jun 10, 2018 ]
    3 answers
    Since UPS has been having some delivery problems,my rear Klipsch surround speaker pairs ordered June 1, 2018, haven't arrived yet,so I'm unable to give you a specific answer because my new Onkyo TX-NR676 receiver is not hooked up yet in my den.This is my second Onkyo receiver in 18 years, so in my experience with my current TX DS-777in the living room, it is as close to bulletproof as you can get!! No matter what source material material it plays through my Polk tower speakers,Klipsch center channel speaker,two small rear surround speakers and my Hsu Research VTF-3 MK 3 subwoofer,it is truly a joy to listen to such a clean sound machine,at any level,which makes me very happy!
    [ Cleveland E.  Jun 11, 2018 ]
    Try changing your HDMI cable to a better cable
    [ richard  Jun 11, 2018 ]
    Im not a pro, but this is a hand shake symptom in my opinion. Have you tried a new HDMI cable? Are you sure there is no damage to the HDMI ports on the TV or the Receiver? I just installed the ONKYO and used HDMI extensions, about $5 a piece via Amazon as I have damaged ports before because they the cable had lateral tension. Its not fun when that happens. It could be the Cable box or other input. Does it happen with DVD/Blue player? Apple TV/Firestick/Ruku inputs? Read up on handshake issues. Sorry I can't be more help! Often its trail and error to fix something and a process of elimination. Keep extra cables and adapters to easily switch things out.. You have to go thru each piece and find what works, and what does not. Sorry, this receiver is new to me and I can't remember if you can bypass it, which you should try if possible as it might be the receiver's software. Do things work without the recieverr??? Try lots of things, maybe you get it, maybe not. GOOD LUCK!!!
    [ Gary  Jun 10, 2018 ]
    Which model iPods can be used to control this receiver?
    [ FRED  Jun 04, 2018 ]
    1 answer
    Hey Fred any iPod can be used if using an Aux cord to listen to music. If u have an iPod Touch u can download the app and control the receiver and listen to music through multiple apps by connecting the Aux cord or if the iPod Touch has Bluetooth. Then any iPhone or iPad will work hope this helps.
    [ Matthew  Jun 04, 2018 ]
    are the base and treble levels adjustable?
    [ lou  Jun 03, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    Yes. Just Bass and Treble - no "loudness" or other tone balancing adjustments. I was surprised that I had to crank the bass way up to reach a sound equal to the Onkyo this replaced.
    [ Jason  Jun 09, 2018 ]
    Do not know as I have just purchased and not knowledgable
    [ RICHARD  Jun 09, 2018 ]
    What clearance is required for heat dissipation?
    [ Harold  Jun 03, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    The receiver measures around 7" tall, and I have around 9" in my entertainment center. Been running for 4 months without issue. I do leave the front cabinet doors open however just in case. Doesn't get too hot though.
    [ Lee  Jul 18, 2018 ]
    Mine is in an enclosed cabinet with about two inches above the unit. It is behind a closed door and there is a small vent on the back of the cabinet. I have about 1" on each side and about 6" off the back. I have had no issues with overheating.
    [ maxexn  Jun 04, 2018 ]
    Will this support Airplay 2 updates in the future?
    [ airplay2fan  Jun 02, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    Don't know
    [ James  Jun 09, 2018 ]
    I'd say yes but best to contact onkyo
    [ Roberto63  Jun 08, 2018 ]
    Is this reciever compatible with Alexa?
    [ Xavier  May 30, 2018 ]
    4 answers
    Here's the REAL answer = Yes and No. For example, I've got a Logitech Harmony Elite remote connected to all of my AV gear, including my Onkyo TX-NR676, and I've got my Alexa Echo Show connected to the Harmony remote. When, for example, you walk into the room and say, 'Alexa, let's watch a movie', she turns on the overhead lights and dims them to 10%, turns on the TV and set it to the appropriate input, turns on the Apple TV, turns on the Onkyo and set that to the appropriate input, and then presets the receiver volume to 25. So, while the Onkyo itself does not respond to Alexa, there is an excellent and seamless way to get this to work - Alexa won't talk directly to the Onkyo, but she WILL talk to the Harmony remote, which in turn will talk to the Onkyo. Mine works flawlessly.
    [ Steve  Nov 09, 2018 ]
    Unfortunatly its not.
    [ Edgar  May 31, 2018 ]
    I do not know.
    [ GEORGE F  May 30, 2018 ]
    [ Ryan  May 30, 2018 ]
    Are all the HDMI Connections ARC? If not, how many are?
    [ Bruce  May 14, 2018 ]
    3 answers
    Yes the output for the TV is ARC, please make sure your TV is ARC as well.
    [ Edgar  May 31, 2018 ]
    Sorry, you will have to dumb this done for me. I do not understand the question. I do know what HDMI connection cable is....
    [ Karen  May 15, 2018 ]
    There is only one arc hdmi on the receiver
    [ THOMAS D  May 15, 2018 ]
    I know this is a silly question, but when playing a Dolby Digital, DTS, or Atmos DVD will the Onkyo actually say Dolby Digital, DTS, or Atmos somewhere on its display?
    [ Paul  May 08, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    You can always push the "info" button on the remote and it will tell you. It will also tell you how many channels are input/output.
    [ Trent  Aug 23, 2018 ]
    I believe the answer is yes.
    [ Jeffery  May 14, 2018 ]
    This says it is set up for dolby atmos but I don't see where the Height speakers connect to the back. Can anyone answer how this would work? Thank you everyone for your help.
    [ J  Mar 24, 2018 ]
    3 answers
    you use the surround l/r back speakers for high or use the front speakers for hight in front
    [ LAWRENCE  Apr 03, 2018 ]
    Jason, ion the back you would connect your speakers to where it says surround or Height.
    [ Jim  Apr 02, 2018 ]
    The hookups are on the surround back/height plugs. If you use heights then you can run 5.2.2 if no heights are used you can do 7.2. One or the other. Check the manual for hookups. Hope this helps
    [ AARON  Apr 02, 2018 ]
    Numerous reviews mention a random clicking with this unit. Has anyone else experienced this?
    [ TrickyNick  Mar 17, 2018 ]
    9 answers
    My receiver will click when I switch between the input used for cable box and input for Apple TV. No big deal.
    [ Rod  Apr 03, 2018 ]
    I have not experienced "clicking" or any other issues with this unit in the 5 months I've owned it.
    [ Richard  Mar 17, 2018 ]
    Haven't had that problem yet.
    [ Christopher  Mar 17, 2018 ]
    Never experienced any issues at all. We used it every day and freaking love this unit.
    [ GREGORY L  Mar 17, 2018 ]
    Absolutely not. Mine is connected to a Klipsch 5.1 speaker system, and in the room where it's all set up, I'd have definitely heard it before. In my experience, this Onkyo is as clear as a bell and twice as true.
    [ Steve  Mar 17, 2018 ]
    I haven't heard any yet on mine
    [ TIM  Mar 17, 2018 ]
    [ RICHARD  Mar 17, 2018 ]
    I've been using it for a couple of months. The only clicking is when it turns on or off. No other sounds. Everything works great.
    [ Trent  Mar 17, 2018 ]
    I have not so far
    [ Richard  Mar 17, 2018 ]
    Is this receiver a good match for Bose Acoustimas 10 series v home theater speakers? Is it too powerful for those?
    [ Vince  Jan 17, 2018 ]
    2 answers
    First, you need the watts that your speakers are equipped to handle. Don't pick a receiver that delivers over 20 watts more than what your speakers can handle. EXAMLE: Speakers are 80 watts - The receiver should put out no more than 100 watts per channel. Hope this helped.
    [ LYNETTA  Jan 19, 2018 ]
    I've got Bose Acoustimass 6 Series V speakers and although this receiver is powerful, it doesn't overpower the Bose setup at all.
    [ Steve  Jan 17, 2018 ]
    Can you connect to Netflix or Amazon Prime movies through the 676?
    [ Kevin  Sep 23, 2017 ]
    1 answer
    Both of these "content streamers" require a relative fast Internet. The 676 does not have Netflix or Prime software on it per se. But, in my setup, I can run Netflix et al either from my TV, or my BluRay player, my TiVo, or a streaming service (Apple TV, Roku etc.) And your computer can wirelessly "cast" or Airplay Netflix to your system. The 676 is involved in all of this, but it is a conduit to said services. Clear as mud, but feel free to ask a followup if I didn't get the gist of your concern.
    [ John  Sep 27, 2017 ]
    need to connect a cd player and a turntable, can this be done ?.
    [ heinz  Sep 08, 2017 ]
    1 answer
    You can connect both of those to this receiver along with quite a few other sources as well all at the same time. HTH! My Bio:
    [ Paul  Sep 11, 2017 ]  Staff
    I presume the "phono input for direct connection of a turntable" means that there is a phono preamp included. Is this correct? "Direct" seems to imply no external preamp required.
    [ david  Aug 14, 2017 ]
    2 answers
    No external preamp needed - just plug it in.
    [ Jason  Jun 09, 2018 ]
    The Onkyo has a built-in Phono pre-amp and a dedicated "Phono" input for connecting a turntable, yes.
    [ Ryan  Aug 16, 2017 ]  Staff
    Will this receiver work with Sony Bravia 65X850E TV and Klipsch Quintet speakers?
    [ Patty  Aug 12, 2017 ]
    2 answers
    I'm sure it will, crutchfield tech support should verify. Great receiver.. Enjoy!
    [ Greg  Aug 12, 2017 ]
    Yes it will.
    [ Jeffery  Aug 12, 2017 ]
    Can this be used as a 3.1 system?
    [ Kirk  Jul 01, 2017 ]
    2 answers
    Yes,that's how I currently use my receiver at the moment. During the initial set-up (or any time thereafter), you will be guided by the Graphical User Interface to select the speaker configuration that matches yours. The GUI is a 3D visual representation of the viewing/listening room. So it is very intuitive to choose your speaker configuration.
    [ Ahmed  Sep 05, 2018 ]
    Yes, the Onkyo TX-NR676 can be used to drive a 3.1 speaker system. For more details or to discuss further, please feel free to contact an Advisor directly by phone (888.955.6000) or online chat. Thanks!
    [ Larry  Jul 07, 2017 ]  Staff
    I want a TV brand that can use same remote.,, can have program system withoUT. Duplicate remote device s. Which brand televisions are compatible with Onkyo. Receivers???
    [ Patricia  Jun 29, 2017 ]
    2 answers
    I have all my gear with a 10 inch asus tablet as a remote it can control almost anything.
    [ Edgar  May 31, 2018 ]
    Not sure I have a Samsung 4K 9000 series but have not set up the remote yet. I would think the crutchfield techs could assist or call Onkyo directly. Good luck
    [ Greg  Jul 02, 2017 ]

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