As the first and most affordable of Onkyo's new-season network-capable A/V receivers, the TX-NR708 brings the audio goldmine of internet radio to your living room. Now you can kick back on the sofa and surf all your favorite channels in superior fidelity. With seven HDMI 1.4a inputs, the TX-NR708 offers copious connection possibilities, as well as 3D video compatibility. For your convenience, one of the HDMI inputs is located on the front panel, along with a USB input for flash memory devices and iPod models. If you want to connect a non-HDMI multichannel component say, a legacy SACD or DVD player the TX-NR708 sports a full complement of 7.1-channel analog inputs.
You've heard of Pandora, right? It's the Web-based radio
service that lets you choose your favorite artist or type of music, then builds
a custom station for you around that choice.
For example, just type in "Adele," and Pandora will
create a whole playlist of songs and artists with similar styles. It's
And it's only the tip of the streaming-audio iceberg.
(For the uninitiated, streaming audio means music that's delivered in real-time
over the Internet, as opposed to broadcast over the airwaves like traditional
radio.) With a little know-how, you can access more Internet-radio goodness
than you ever thought possible.
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Additional Information : WRAT technology and discrete amp construction for cleaner sound, 4 DSP Gaming Modes: Rock, Sports, Action, and Role Playing, HDMI 1080p video up conversion by Faroudja DCDi cinema, Audyssey MultEQ with Dynamic EQ & Dynamic