Onkyo TX-SR3100 AV receiver

Onkyo Debuts TX-SR3100 5.2 Channel AVR

Onkyo has introduced the all-new Onkyo TX-SR3100 5.2 channel Audio Video Receiver intended to be user-friendly, affordable at $399us and feature-packed closer to a level experienced in higher end receivers.

“With HDMI 2.1a support, the Onkyo TX-SR3100 provides a wide range of video resolutions and refresh rates, including 8K60 and 4K120, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X formats. The newly updated sound quality delivers Onkyo’s dynamic sound and content information in fine detail,” said Akihisa Watanabe, Project Leader at Onkyo.

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The Onkyo TX-SR3100 use of Dolby Atmos and DTS:X formats, give users the ability to map sound in three-dimensional space, allowing for sound effects to seamlessly move from speaker to speaker throughout the room. HDMI 2.1a support allows the TX-SR3100 the ability to support a wide range of video resolutions and refresh rates including, 8K60 and 4K120 along with support for Dynamic HDR formats, ALLM, VRR, QFT and SBTM (Source-Based Tone Mapping). Onkyo states the combination of a 60Hz refresh rate ensures smooth and sharp viewing of high-speed video action sequences, while HDMI 2.1a with 8K readiness guarantees that your system is equipped for the clearest and most pristine picture quality available.

The Onkyo TX-SR3100 also incorporates Dolby Vision and HDR10+ technology, which enhances the quality of your favorite content, delivering crisp, clear visuals and dynamic colors right to your living room. To simplify the receiver and home theatre setup, AccuEQ Room Calibration is included in the TX-SR3100, a feature normally reserved for higher priced AVRs. This technology aids in calibrating the receiver and speakers by compensating for differences in speaker size and distance, resulting in an effortless audio playback.

The Onkyo TX-SR3100’s Vocal Enhancer technology emphasizes dialogue and vocals by adding the center element to the front left and front right speakers. This feature ensures that every word is clear even during action-packed scenes with explosions or quiet moments in intense dramas, regardless of the volume setting.

For audiophiles, the Onkyo TX-SR3100’s music optimizer DSP listening mode restores audio files to their original lossless quality, reconstructing data lost during compression. This feature is particularly valuable for formats such as WMA, AAC, and MP3, ensuring users experience the full depth and richness from their music collection.

Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer technology creates a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts, eliminating the need for additional surround or height speakers, making it feel like sounds are coming from above and far off, just as they should.

Onkyo is exclusively distributed in Canada by Gentec International.