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Overview: The Onkyo UP-HT1 HD Radio Module allows you to add
HD Radio to select Onkyo A/V receivers which feature a proprietary "Universal"
port. The UP-HT1 HD Radio Module sends high-quality digital AM/FM audio via a
single proprietary cable to your Onkyo receiver's Universal Port. The same
convenient cable also powers the tuner unit, saving on cable clutter. The tuner
features 40 random presets for FM and AM stations. A rear-side Universal Port
input gives you the option of "daisy chaining" a second compatible device, such
as the UP-A1 Onkyo Dock for the iPod.
HD Radio Technology: HD Radio technology brings digital radio to
conventional analog AM and FM radio stations, with improved sound quality,
better reception, and new data services. HD Radio technology provides CD-quality
sound for FM stations, and FM-quality sound for AM stations. In addition, FM HD
Radio station can transmit multiple programs on the same frequency by using
multicast channels. Text data display includes station name, song title, artist
Note: For more information about HD Radio technology visit
ibiquity.com and hdradio.com
Preset Stations: The Onkyo UP-HT1 HD Radio Module allows you to preset
40 of your favorite HD FM and AM stations. You can name presets for easy
identification. the preset name may contain up to 10 characters.
Blend Mode: HD Radio transmissions contain analog and digital signal.
If available, the digital signal is used automatically. In areas with poor
reception, you may want to choose the analog signal.
RDS Compatible: RDS (Radio Data System) is a method of transmitting
data in FM radio signals. In addition to displaying text information, RDS can
also help you find radio stations by type (news, sport, rock, etc). The UP-HT1
supports the following types of RDS information: Program Service (PS), Radio
Text (RT, and Program Type (PTY).
Remote Control Compatible: You can control the UP-HT1 with your
compatible Onkyo home receiver and its remote controller.
Pass-Through Port: The Onkyo UP-HT1 features a rear-panel Universal
Port input which gives you the option of "daisy chaining" a second compatible
device, such as the Onkyo Universal iPod Dock (UP-A1, sold separately).
Memory Backup: The UP-HT1 uses a battery-less memory backup system in
order to retain radio presets and other settings when it is unplugged or in the
case of a power outage.