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Onkyo TXNR797 9.2-Channel Network AV Receiver

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Onkyo TXNR797 9.2-Channel Network AV Receiver

Model #: TX-NR797
At a Glance
This 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.
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SMART AV Receiver

SMART AV Receiver is the heart of your home entertainment system. Access streaming content from Amazon Music, Pandora®, 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 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.

Useful Documents


Coaxial Digital Audio Inputs1
Composite Video Inputs2
Optical Digital (Fiber Optic) Audit Inputs1
USB Connection Type(s)Type A
Speaker Connector Type5-Way Binding Post
Analog Audio(RCA) Input4
Analog Audio(RCA) Output1
Frequency Response20 Hz–20 kHz
HDMI Inputs7
HDMI Outputs2
Headset JeckYes
Impedance4 - 16 ohms
Maximum Overall Power Output: (Watts)750
Number of Audio Inputs7
Number of USB Ports2
Phono Input1
Power Off Consumption (Watts): (Watts)0.15
Power On Consumption (Watts): (Watts)750
Preamp Outputs2 Years Parts / 2 Years Labor -Carry In Service
Remote Control App AvailableYes
Remote Control IncludedYes
Shipping Weight(lbs.)29.8
Signal to Noise Ratio106dB
Subwoofer Out2
Volume ControlYes

Misc. Specs

Product Weight (lbs.)23.8
Depth (in.)14.93
Width (in.)17.125
Height (in.)6.81
4k Ultra Hd CompatibleYes
Watts per Channel (Watts)100
Manufacturer Warranty2 Year Parts & Labor
Wifi ConnectivityYes
Bluetooth Version4.1
Smart CompatibleYes
Wifi CapableYes
Bluetooth CapableYes
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