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The Onkyo TX-SR308 is a low-end, entry-level A/V receiver with 5.1 channel compatibility at 65 watts per channel.

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Pros

wide variety of input types available, including multiple HDMI

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slick minimalist black styling

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5 channels at 100w

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easy to use on screen display

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automatic A/V sync works perfectly every time, never needs adjustment although the control is available

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decodes almost every digital and analog audio/video standard

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3 HDMI 1.4a inputs (3D pass-through and audio return channel support)

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affordable price point

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Cons

"alternate listening modes" aren't very useful

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remote doesn't control anything but other Onkyo products

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no automated calibration feature

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panel display seems dated, difficult to read

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does not upconvert lesser video inputs to HDMI

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somewhat spartan outputs - only L/R channels are given real posts, the rest given clips, no pre-outs, 7.1 support, etc..

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The Onkyo TX-SR308 is a low-end, entry-level A/V receiver with 5.1 channel compatibility at 65 watts per channel. Its 3 HDMI 1.4 inputs support 3D signals as well as Audio Return Channel technology while its transparent on-screen display allows for quick and easy adjustments to internal settings. Additionally, the TX-SR308's front-panel audio input allows for direct connection of mp3 players and iPods.

The TX-SR308's HDMI 1.4 inputs allow for 1080p HD video as well as 3D video playback from a 3D capable Blu-ray player to a 3D capable HDTV while also allowing for Audio Return Channel which transmits two-way audio on top of one-way HD video. Its transparent on-screen display provides the TX-SR308 with an easy-to-access and easy-to-read menu that will not entirely block out your current display, allowing for quick and easy internal tweaking of options. Meanwhile, the TX-SR308's front-panel audio input enables quick and easy connection with mp3 players/iPods.

Features
  • 5.1 channel compatibility at 65 watts per channel
  • 3 HDMI 1.4 inputs
  • 3D video support
  • Audio Return Channel for two-way audio transmission over HDMI
  • Transparent on-screen display
  • Front-panel audio input allows for direct connection of mp3 players and iPods
  • Burr-Brown DACs for improved jitter and clearer sound
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