Future-ready home entertainment with THX® Certified Select™
A harmonious mix of tech and tradition, the TX-NR696 adapts to entertainment life and finds the emotion in every sound source, from 3D film scores to vinyl records. Next-Generation Network Audio gathers Chromecast built-in*1, Works with Sonos, AirPlay 2, and DTS Play-Fi® with streaming services for smooth multi-room audio evolved by support for the new high-speed 802.11ac (2x2 MIMO) Wi-Fi® specification*2. Dolby Atmos® and DTS: X® pull audiences deep into movies and games, THX Certified Select assuring a cinema-reference experience. If a 5.2.2-ch setup isn’t possible, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer*3 and DTS Virtual: X™*3 can create a 3D sound-field from horizontal speaker layouts. Zone 2 outputs bring amped multi-source audio to two rooms, while a flexible new zone line-out/front L/R pre-out terminal lets you listen how you want, where you want. With a revitalized DAA system,
4K/60p/HDR HDMI® terminals, and many extras, this product excels in every aspect.
- *1 The unit may automatically download and apply an Over-the-Air software update during setup.
- *2 Some countries or regions have regulations that affect wireless signal strength and the use of Wi-Fi channels.
- *3 Enabled with a future firmware update.
PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS :
• 175 W/Ch THX® Certified Select™ DAA system
• Works with Sonos, Chromecast built-in*1, AirPlay 2, DTS Play-Fi®, FlareConnect™*2, Spotify®, Amazon Music, TIDAL, Deezer, TuneIn*3
• Supports 5.2.2-ch Dolby Atmos® and DTS: X® playback
• Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer*4 and DTS Virtual: X™*4
• HDMI Sub/Zone 2 output shares media to a second display or projector
• Quad-core SoC supports 802.11ac (2x2 MIMO) Wi-Fi® specification*5
• Zone 2/Zone B line-out/Front L/R pre-out with DAC shares D/A audio (including HDMI/SPDIF*6) or connects power amp
• Zone 2 outputs distribute D/A audio sources (including HDMI/SPDIF*6)
• Stereo Assign Mode to switch Front playback to Height channels
• DSP-based Vocal Enhancer improves dialog audibility
• GUI with OSD via HDMI features media input/output data display function
• HDMI supports 4K/60p, 4K HDR, 4:4:4/24-bit, BT.2020, HDCP 2.2
• AccuEQ Advance with AccuReflex™
• One-touch volume memory presets for A/V inputs