Excerpt: When I compare the Onkyo TX-SR806 receiver with last year’s Onkyo crop, I see incremental but significant improvements. The most notable ones are licensed technologies from THX and Audyssey (more on them soon). But when I compare this product with the earliest A/V receivers (and in the process, look back on myself as I was then), I actually get dizzy.
Excerpt: Beautiful Next-Gen Receiver! Audioholics Online A/V Magazine says: UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ (7/22/08) – Onkyo USA has introduced two mid-price home theater receivers and two packaged home theater systems, as part of its mid-year new product announcements. Both receivers are THX certified and inc...
Summary: On the whole the 806 is a mixed bag when looked at as simply the next offering in a line of AVRs with a rich heritage.Â There is no question that there is some value in the new video processor, value which unfortunately is undermined by its less-than correct video repeating, andÂ while THX Loudness Plus (or Audyssey Dynamic EQ) are very compelling new features, clearly something has been given up in terms of amplifier power.
Excerpt: Mit dem TX-SR 805 landete Onkyo 2007 einen echten Coup: Ein AV-Receiver mit THX Ultra 2 für 1.200 Euro – das gab es vorher nicht. Jetzt setzt der Nachfolger TX-SR 806 noch einen drauf: Er bietet die allerneueste Norm THX Ultra 2 plus und kostet 200 Euro weniger.