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It is one of several newer receivers in Onkyo's 2007 lineup support the new HDMI 1.3a standard and 1080p format.

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Pros

Analog-to-HDMI up-conversion

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Bi-amplification capability

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component video upconversion

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THX Select2 Certification

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Phono preamp

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Cons

Only analog sources output to 2nd zone speakers

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Doesn't upscale to 1080p

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Fairly expensive compared to TX-SR605

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The Onkyo TX-SR705 ($720) is one of several newer receivers in Onkyo's 2007 lineup support the new HDMI 1.3a standard and 1080p format. It is a 7.1 channel receiver with 100 W / channel, with analog-to-HDMI and component video up-conversion using the Faroudja DCDi chipset. It features 3 HDMI inputs with deep color compatibility.

Features
  • 7.1 channel receiver; 100 W / channel
  • 3 x HDMI 1.3a inputs
  • Faroudja DCDi up-conversion of Analog sources to HDMI
  • component video up-conversion and video switching (3 in 1 out)
  • Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD decoding
  • THX Select2 Certification
  • available in silver and black
  • Bi-amp capability

The TX-SR705 has limited store availability, first hitting shelves in August 2007 with an MSRP of $899, however stores have been selling it for ~$720. Consider the similar, yet cheaper Onkyo TX-SR605 ($499) that features 2 HDMI inputs.

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