About the Onkyo HT-S907
Add Onkyo's HT-S907 to your TV and you've got everything you need for engaging home theater. This system features a seven-channel receiver, seven speakers and a powered subwoofer for wraparound surround sound. And the included six-disc changer gives you a crisp, clear picture with your DVD movies, concerts and TV box sets.
Easy setup from a sophisticated system
The HT-S907 comes with Audyssey's 2EQ auto calibration system. The receiver's built-in circuitry tailors the sound to the size and shape of your room. Simply place the included microphone in your two favorite listening positions, and the system automatically adjusts its speaker distance and delay settings for optimum sound.
Top-notch picture and convenient HDMI switching
The advanced DVD changer makes a great match for today's HDTVs. It can upconvert the signal from standard DVDs to match your set's high-definition display. And if your television has only one HDMI input, you'll really appreciate the receiver's HDMI switching capability. This lets you hook up the DVD player and a second high-resolution video component and switch between them easily, while maintaining the best possible picture quality for both. And if you don't have an HD-ready TV yet, don't worry an array of video outputs lets you choose the right connection for your set.
Expand your entertainment options
Digital music fans can add XM Satellite Radio and take advantage of advanced iPod® integration. Get an optional XM Mini-Tuner package and an XM subscription for access to more than 170 digital channels of music, news, talk and sports. With the addition of Onkyo's DS-A2x dock, you can connect your iPod to the receiver and enjoy your digital music and video library through your home theater system. You can even operate your iPod with the receiver's remote, using menus that display on your TV screen.
DV-CP704 6-disc DVD/CD changer:
- selectable 720p/1080i output via HDMI digital interface (separate adapter available for TVs with DVI input)
- selectable progressive-scan playback for smoother video with HD-compatible TVs (via the component video output)
- plays DVD-Video, DVD-R & DVD-RW, audio CD, CD-R & CD-RW, and MP3 and WMA CD
- plays CDs encoded with JPEG digital photos
- optical and coaxial digital outputs for Dolby® Digital/DTS®/PCM
- 1 set of A/V outputs (composite, S-video, and component video)
- 17-1/8"W x 3-9/16"H x 17"D
- designed for use with "Region 1" coded DVDs
- built-in Dolby® Digital EX, DTS®-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS Neo:6 and Dolby Pro Logic® IIx processing, for surround sound from DVD, VHS, and stereo sources
- 90 watts x 7 into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.08% THD
- Optimum Gain Volume Circuitry minimizes noise
- Wide Range Amplifier Technology for high instantaneous current capability
- 192kHz/24-bit digital-to-analog converters for all channels
- adjustable crossover (40/50/60/80/100/120/150/200 Hz)
- XM Satellite Radio Ready (requires XM subscription and optional XM Mini-Tuner package)
- XM HD Surround-compatible
- iPod compatible with optional DS-A2x iPod dock
- Audyssey 2EQ two-position auto calibration (microphone included)
- dual-room/dual-source audio output (powered and fixed line-level stereo audio output for 2nd room; using powered 2nd-room output allows 5.1 home theater in main room)
- 7.1-channel audio input for connecting an SACD or DVD-Audio player
- HDMI switching (2 in, 1 out)
- HDMI version 1.1
- high-definition-capable component video switching (3 in, 1 out)
- 5 A/V inputs (including 5 S-video and 1 front-panel)
- video output for TV (composite, S-video, component video, and HDMI)
- digital inputs: 4 optical, 2 coaxial
- color-coded speaker connectors
- 17-1/8"W x 6-7/8"H x 14-13/16"D
- dual 3-1/8" woofers and a 1" tweeter
- 6-5/16"W x 13-3/8"H x 3-11/16"D
- dual 3-1/8" woofers and a 1" tweeter
- 13-3/8"W x 6-5/16"H x 3-11/16"D
- 4 identical satellites for left, left back, right back, and right surround channels
- dual 3-1/8" woofers and a 1" tweeter
- 6-5/16"W x 13-3/8"H x 3-11/16"D
- 10" driver
- bass-reflex enclosure
- built-in 230-watt amplifier
- 10-13/16"W x 18-5/8"H x 16-7/8"D
- color-coded cables included for 7 speakers and subwoofer
- remote controls for receiver and DVD player
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # HTS907
What's in the box:
- TX-SR604 A/V Receiver
- DV-CP704 DVD changer
- 2 SKF-640F Front speakers
- 1 SKC-640C Center channel speaker
- 2 SKM-640S Surround speakers
- 2 SKB-640 Surround back speakers
- 1 SKW-540 Powered subwoofer
- RC-651M Wireless remote control for receiver
- RC-655DV Wireless remote control for DVD player
- 4 "AA" batteries
- 57" HDMI cable
- 58" RCA A/V cable (stereo audio and composite video on each end)
- 37" Coxial digital cable
- AM loop antenna
- FM wire antenna
- Binding post terminal tool
- 9.5' Mono subwoofer cable (RCA)
- One 9.75' Length of speaker wire (each length of speaker wire has tinned bare wire on each end)
- Two 14.75' lengths of speaker wire
- Four 29.5' lengths of speaker wire
- Speaker setup microphone with attached 19.75' cable (3.5mm mono miniplug terminal)
- 29" Remote Interactive cable (3.5mm mono mini-plug on each end)
- 28 Self-advhesive padded feet for speakers
- Plastic center channel base
- Speaker cable label stickers
- A/V receiver instruction manual
- Remote control code list
- Quick Set-up guide
- DVD player instruction manual
- Speaker package instruction manual (English/French/Spanish)
- 2 Product Registration Cards
- XM Satellite radio information
- DS-A2 iPod dock information
- Speaker terminal tool information
- HDMI setup guide
- Receiver quick guide
- Manual corrections
- Packing instructions
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WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology): This technology uses low-negative-feedback circuit topology for accurate signal reproduction, improved dynamic signal-to-noise ratio, and better delivery of power peaks.
Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry (VLSC): Onkyo's proprietary VLSC significantly reduces pulse noise from digital signals during the digital-to-analog conversion process to assure the signals are delivered in all their purity. This adds more depth and clarity to all your music sources (including digital music files) and movie soundtracks, and faithfully reproduces the acoustic detail and subtle nuances of all your audio sources. On the TX-SR604, the VLSC is used on the front left and right channels.
On-Screen Display (OSD): An OSD can be displayed on your television for easy system setup. The arrow and enter buttons on the remote allow you to navigate through the menus to select and set items. The OSD is passed through the composite video, S-video, and component video monitor outputs.
HDMI Switching: The TX-SR604 has two HDMI inputs and one HDMI output for connecting DVD players, HDTV set-top boxes, and other video components to your TV or projector. A single HDMI cable carries digital video and audio signals. The HDMI inputs are compatible with DVI, so TVs and displays with a DVI input can be connected by using an HDMI-to-DVI adapter cable, along with audio cables. The receiver uses HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), so only HDCP-compatible components can display the picture. The HDMI inputs can accept and switch 480i, 480p, 720p, 1080i, and 1080p signals to a TV, monitor, or projector.
Component Video Switching: In addition to HDMI, composite and S-Video switching, this unit can switch between high resolution component video sources. There are 3 component video inputs and 1 component video output; each input and output has jacks labeled "Y", "Pb" and "Pr". The component video inputs and outputs have a bandwidth of 5Hz to 50MHz.
Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs): To decode and playback high-resolution recordings, this receiver is equipped with 192kHz/24-bit DACs.
Automatic Speaker Setup: With the supplied speaker setup microphone, the Audyssey 2EQ Automatic Speaker Setup function can measure and correct the room acoustics in your listening room. The speaker setup function measures the test tone output by each speaker and automatically determine the number of speakers connected, their sizes, crossover frequencies, and the distance from each speaker to the listening position. The supplied microphone is approximately 2" in diameter, 3/4" tall, and has a 20' cable that plugs into the front of the receiver. There is a threaded insert on the bottom of the microphone so it can be mounted on a tripod for accurate listening position placement. If you wish to setup the speakers manually, you can follow the procedure for Speaker Configuration.
Speaker Distance: The distance from your listening position to each speaker can also be set manually. The front speaker distance can be set from 1 to 30 feet in 1-foot increments. The center and subwoofer settings can be up to 5 feet more or 5 feet less than the distance you set for the front speakers. The settings for the surround left, surround right, surround back left, and surround back right speakers are each individually adjustable, and they may be up to 5 feet more or 15 feet less than the distance you set for the front speakers.
Speaker Levels: You can manually adjust the level of individual speakers during playback between -12dB and +12dB, and -15dB to +12dB for the subwoofer. These adjustments are temporary, and will be canceled when the receiver is turned off.
Double Bass: You can enhance the bass output by activating the Double Bass function. This function allows you to feed bass frequencies to the front left and right channels and to the subwoofer. Double Bass can be set only when the subwoofer is set to On, and the front speakers are set to Full Band.
Adjustable Crossover: This receiver has a built-in high-pass crossover for the speaker system. This setting is available when you tell the receiver that there is a subwoofer being used. The frequencies that you can choose from are: Full Band, 40, 50, 60, 80, 100, 120, 150, and 200 Hz. Frequencies lower than the set crossover point are output by the subwoofer.
Equalizer: The built-in EQ can be set automatically using the Auto Speaker Setup or it can be set manually. Each channel is individually adjusted. Each full range channel (front, center, surround, and surround back) has five EQ bands; 80 Hz, 250 Hz, 800 Hz, 2.5 kHz, and 8 kHz. The range of adjustment runs from -6 dB to +6 dB in 1 dB increments.
XM Ready: Using an optional XM Mini Tuner, a Mini Tuner Home Dock, and an XM subscription, you can take advantage of the variety and sound quality of XM Satellite radio. XM offers over 170 digital channels of music, news, sports, and talk radio and even has weather and traffic information in several major markets. The channel number, channel name, artist name, and song title are listed on the TX-SR604's display and on the connected TV monitor. XM stations are stored as presets and recalled in the same way as AM and FM stations.
iPod Compatible: The DS-A1 or DS-A2 Remote Interactive Dock for iPod (item #'s 580DSA1 and 580DSA2) provide an interface between an iPod digital media player and Onkyo receiver. Once the iPod is docked you can control basic functions such as volume control, play, stop, and skip via the Onkyo system's RI-compatible wireless remote control. The dock also charges the battery in the iPod, and allows you to view digital photos and video on an Onkyo home theater system.
Assignable Digital Inputs: The TX-SR604 has 6 assignable digital inputs (4 optical/2 coaxial) allowing you to specify which input source is connected to which digital input jack.
Multi-Channel Input: The receiver is equipped with a 7.1 multi-channel input for compatibility with external decoders or high resolution audio players such as DVD-Audio or SACD. The input consists of left front, right front, center, subwoofer, left surround, right surround, left surround back and right surround back RCA inputs.
Direct Mode: This mode delivers pure sound with minimum sound quality adjustment and filtration. The sound recorded for the right and left front channels is output to the right and left front speakers only and not output to the subwoofer or rear speakers.
Zone 2 Output: This feature allows you to enjoy one source in your main listening room, while another source plays in a remote room. Depending on how you configure the receiver, using the dual zone feature will require an amplifier and speakers, a set of powered speakers, or simply a set of non-powered speakers located in a remote location. You can connect the dedicated Zone 2 stereo RCA line outputs to a receiver/amplifier or powered speakers in a remote room while powering a 7.1-channel speaker system in the main room; the output level of the RCA line outs is fixed, so they must be connected to an amplifier or powered speakers equipped with a volume control. You can also connect a pair of speakers to the receiver's dedicated Zone 2 speaker terminals, and still power a 5.1-channel speaker system in the main room. When the Zone 2 speaker terminals are turned on, the Surround Back speaker outputs do not work. When the Zone 2 speaker terminals are off, the Surround Back speakers outputs work as normal. The Zone 2 speaker output volume setting can be controlled with the remote.
Listening Modes: This receiver incorporates a wide variety of listening modes to bring you maximum enjoyment from your audio and video software. The listening modes include:
- Direct: audio from the input source is output directly with minimal processing
- Stereo: sound is output from the front left and right speakers and subwoofer
- Mono: sound is output from the front left and right speakers and subwoofer
- Multi-channel (7.1-channel input)
- Dolby Pro Logic II:
expands any 2-channel source to 5.1 channels
- Dolby Pro Logic IIx:
expands any 2-channel source to 7.1 channels
- Dolby Digital
- Dolby Digital EX: expands 5.1-channel Dolby Digital and DTS sources to 6.1 or 7.1-channels
- DTS 96/24
- DTS Neo:6: expands any
2-channel source to 6.1-channels
- Neural Surround: surround technology developed for music and adopted by XM Satellite Radio for broadcasts of surround recordings and live events in surround sound
- Onkyo Original DSP Modes
- Orchestra: for classical or operatic music
- Unplugged: for acoustic instruments, vocals, and jazz
- Studio-Mix: suitable for rock or pop
- TV Logic: adds realistic acoustics to TV shows
- Mono Movie: suitable for old movies and other mono sources
- All Ch Stereo: ideal for background music
- Full Mono: all speakers output the same sound in mono
Assigning Listening Modes: You can assign a default listening mode to each input source that will be selected automatically when you select that source.
CinemaFilter: Using the CinemaFilter you soften overly bright movie soundtracks. Movie soundtracks are typically mixed for a large theater (relative to your home theater) with lots of soft seats and thick curtains on the walls. Home theater settings often lack these high frequency absorbing wall treatments making the soundtrack sound too bright. CinemaFilter accounts for this and for many movies sounds more natural at home.
Late Night Feature: The Late Night feature limits the dynamic range of Dolby Digital recordings. Limiting the dynamic range makes it easier to find a volume that ensures the quiet sounds are not too quiet and the loud sounds are not too loud for night time listening. This allows you to comfortably listen to without the need to constantly adjust the volume to keep from waking family/neighbors. The choices are: Off, Low, and High.
Note: This feature only works with Dolby Digital Encoded software and the depth of the feature will vary based on the individual software package.
IntelliVolume Setup: The IntelliVolume setup function allows you set a volume correction value in the range of -12dB to +12dB, in 1dB increments, for each source to prevent large jumps in volume when switching from one source to another. This feature eliminates the inconvenience of manually readjusting the volume control each time you switch from a source with a weak signal to a source with a b signal and vice versa.
Volume Setup: The receiver volume can be configured in the following ways:
- Maximum Volume: You can prevent the volume from being set too high by specifying a maximum level: 50-99.
- Power On Volume: You can specify the volume setting each time the receiver is turned on from 1 (minimum) to 99, MAX, or Last to use the same level that was used when the receiver was turned off.
Sleep Function: From the remote, you can set the unit to automatically turn off after as much as 90 minutes or as little as 10 minutes; choices are presented in 10 minute increments.
Display Dimmer: The display illumination includes the green alphanumeric display and a blue ring around the volume knob. You can dim the display as follows: Normal + Volume light on, Normal + Volume light off, Dim + Volume light off, and Dimmer + Volume light off.
Multi-brand Remote: The supplied RC-651M wireless remote is a multi-brand remote. The remote is pre-programmed to operate Onkyo components, as well as other popular brands of equipment, including DVD players, satellite receivers, cable boxes, VCRs, and televisions.
Multi-channel Input: The TX-SR604 has a multi-channel input for connecting a DVD player, a high resolution audio player (such as a DVD-Audio or SACD player), or an external decoder. The input consists of left front, right front, center, subwoofer, left surround, right surround, left surround back and right surround back RCA inputs. You can connect a component using only left and right audio jacks, if desired. In addition, there are composite and S-video jacks for this input. Note: The DVD input is included in the total of 7 A/V inputs.
Headphone Output: This receiver has a standard 1/4" headphone output on the front panel. The speaker outputs, except for the Zone 2 speakers, are muted when headphones are plugged in.
Speaker Outputs: There are color-coded binding post connectors for the left front, right front, center, left surround, right surround, left surround back, and right surround back speakers. The binding posts are not 5-way because a plastic collar prevents their use with spade lugs. The Zone 2 speaker terminals are also binding post connectors.
IR Input: The IR input jack allows you to control the receiver without line-of-sight access by purchasing an optional IR remote control system and locating the remote sensor in sight. This offers control from Zone 2, or when the receiver is located in a closed cabinet.
RI Remote Control Jack: The 1/8" RI remote control jack allows you to connect this receiver to compatible Onkyo components.
12 Volt Trigger: This 1/8" mini-jack output can be connected to the 12-volt trigger input on a power amplifier in Zone 2. When Zone 2 is turned on, a 12-volt/100 milliamp (max) trigger signal is output.
Video D/A Converter: This player uses an advanced 108MHz/14-bit video digital-to-analog converter. This high-bit, high sampling D/A converter helps to reduce digital artifacts to give you a better picture.
Audio D/A Converter: This player features 192kHz/24-bit audio digital-to-analog converters.
Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry (VLSC): The DV-CP704 uses Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry to remove stray pulse noise from the digital signal for a smoother, richer analog output signal.
Direct Digital Path: Direct Digital Path signal routing provides a shorter, cleaner path from the signal processing PC board to the digital outputs than typically found on other players. This direct signal path routing is used to prevent corruption of the signal by noise from the ICs and power supply.
Progressive Scan Output: Progressive-scan video has less flicker and fewer motion artifacts than the traditional interlaced-scanning method, resulting in a superior picture. To take advantage of this feature, you must have a television with HDMI or component video inputs that support the progressive scanning mode. The component outputs on this unit can be set to pass either progressive or interlaced video.
HDMI: The HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) high-bandwidth interface supports not only brilliant digital video, but digital audio as well. Up to 5 Gbps of data-more than twice what's needed for a high-definition movie with surround sound-can be handled, with room for future requirements. All this data is kept in the digital domain, as there are no D/A or A/D conversions needed, to ensure the highest sound and video quality available. The video resolution for the HDMI output can be set to 480p, 720p, or 1080i.
MP3/WMA Playback: This unit will play MP3/WMA files recorded onto DVD-R/W, DVD+R/W, and CD-R/W discs using the ISO 9660 level 2 or Joliet format. MP3 bit-rates from 64-320 kbps and WMA bit-rates from 48-192 kbps are supported. The DV-CP704 can only recognize the first session on multi-session discs and up to 255 folders with no more than 255 files each.
JPEG Disc Playback: This unit will play JPEG files recorded onto DVD-R/W, DVD+R/W, and CD-R/W discs using the ISO 9660 level 2 or Joliet format. Each file must be less than 5MB in size. The JPEG files can be played back individually or in a slide show. Each disc can have a maximum of 255 folders and 255 files per folder.
Playback Modes: The DV-CP704 features the following playback modes:
- Fast Forward/Reverse: there are 4 scan speeds in each direction; 2x, 4x, 8x, and 16x
- Slow Motion: there are 4 slow motion speeds in each direction for DVDs; 1/2, 1/4, 1/6, and 1/8 normal speed
- Time Search: you can locate a specific point on the currently playing DVD title or audio CD track by entering the time
- Repeat Playback: depending upon the type of disc, you can repeat the following:
- DVD: Chapter, Title, 1 Disc, or All Discs
- Audio CD: Track, 1 Disc, or All Discs
- MP3/WMA: Track, Folder, 1 Disc, or All Discs
- A-B Repeat: you can play a specified section of a DVD or Audio CD repeatedly (A-B repeat will not work with WMA files)
- Random Playback: depending upon the type of disc, you can randomly play the following:
- DVD: Title, 1 Disc, or All Discs
- Audio CD: 1 Disc or All Discs
- MP3/WMA: Folder, 1 Disc, or All Discs (files in subfolders are not played)
- Memory Playback: you can create your own memory list of up to 32 titles, chapters, or tracks (you can repeat the memory list, but cannot perform random play)
Navigator: Use the Disc Navigation Window to browse through the contents of an audio CD or MP3/WMA/JPEG disc to find the part you want to play.
Chain Mode: With the Chain mode function you can consecutively play all discs, all DVD-Video discs, or all audio CDs (MP3/WMA included) as if they were one big disc.
Party: The party mode randomly plays all the music tracks/files on the loaded discs.
Resume Function: The Resume function allows you to resume playback of a DVD from the point where you last stopped. The stopping point is cleared when the Stop button is pressed more than once.
Frame Advance: You can advance a DVD one frame at a time.
Last Memory Function: The Last Memory function will specify a starting point on the disc next time you play it, even if the disc has been removed from the player. Points on up to 6 DVDs can be stored in memory.
Digital Out: The player uses an optical, coaxial, or HDMI digital output to transfer audio to your receiver. You can choose to output the Dolby Digital/DTS surround bitstream or 2-channel PCM signal, or the digital audio outputs can be turned off.
Dynamic Range Control: The dynamic range on Dolby Digital soundtracks can be compressed for late night viewing, so you can hear dialogue and quiet passages when listening at low volume.
Picture Zooming: During DVD-Video playback you can enlarge the picture, then use the cursor buttons to move the enlarged viewing area up, down, left, or right.
Display Dimmer: The display illumination has three brightness settings. At normal brightness the disc tray light can be turned on or off.
Remote Control (RI): Two RI remote control mini-jacks are provided, allowing you to connect the DV-CP704 to the receiver and other compatible Onkyo components.
Audio Outputs: The DVD player features one optical digital, one coaxial digital, and a pair of stereo analog outputs. Audio is also output through the HDMI output.
Video Outputs: The DVD player is equipped with one HDMI output, one component video output, one S-video output, and one composite video output.
Powered Subwoofer: The 230 watt powered subwoofer features a 10" front-firing woofer with a 25 to 150Hz frequency response in a bass reflex enclosure. The subwoofer has a single RCA line input for use with the supplied cable. The subwoofer automatically turns on when an input signal is received, and returns to standby mode when no signal has been input for about 5 minutes. An LED indicator on the front panel glows red when in standby mode and green when in operation. The volume control is on the rear panel. The subwoofer has no internal crossover so the crossover in the receiver should be used.
Seven Speakers: The system contains seven virtually identical speakers for the front, center, surround, and surround back channels. Each speaker contains a 1-inch balanced dome tweeter and two 3-1/8" cone woofers in a bass-reflex cabinet. The speakers have a frequency response of 65 to 35kHz and can handle up to 110 watts each. All seven speakers are video shielded so they can be placed close to your TV without causing distortion. Each speaker has 2 key-hole slots and one 1/4" threaded insert on the back for mounting the speaker to a wall. You can mount the speakers either horizontally or vertically. The center channel speaker also comes with a horizontal base. When sitting in the base the center channel speaker's height is 6-3/4". The center channel can be tilted up to 15° in the base.
Speaker Wiring: Color-coded speaker wire is provided for all seven satellite speakers. Standard speaker wire can be substituted if longer lengths or thicker gauge speaker wire is desired. An RCA subwoofer cable is also provided.