Onkyo TX-DS656


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Brand and Model:Onkyo TX-DS656
Price ($USD):?
Features:
checked Tunerchecked Ampchecked Dolby Prologic
checked Dolby Digitalun-checked DTSun-checked THX Certified
un-checked 7.1 Channels
Audio Inputs:
6ch:1Phono:1
Digital Coax:0Digital Optical:0
Video Inputs:
Composite:4S-Video:0
Component:0
Audio Outputs:
Speaker:7Preamp/6ch.:8
Video Outputs:
Composite:0S-Video:0
Component:0
Amplifier
Power (Main Speakers):85 Watts
Power (Surround Speakers):85 Watts
THD:%
Weight (lbs):? lbs.
Dimensions (w/h/d):? in. (width/height/depth)
Description:

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Onkyo TX-DS656
Awesome Power. Best amp I've used with my klipsh speakers

Overall Rating: 9
Sound Quality:8 Features:7 Ease of Use:9 Value:9
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.80.146)
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Onkyo TX-DS656
Excellent sound and power, combined with my Polk 5.1 setup, movie watching is a thrill!

Overall Rating: 10
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.134.65)
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Onkyo TX-DS656
that is perfect

Overall Rating: 9
Sound Quality:9 Features:8 Ease of Use:9 Value:9
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.47.145)
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Onkyo TX-DS656
Rock solid build, Power to spare. Dolby 5.1 maintains robust sound no matter how challanging the sound. Air Force One is better on the 656 than in the movies.

Overall Rating: 10
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.110.157)
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Onkyo TX-DS656
This is one kickimus buttimus receiver! Be it it does have some annoying things like the remote and fan but they are minor. I believe this model has been replaced by the TX-DS747 and I've heard they have improved both, whether that is true or not is another thing.

Sound wise, it delivers. Both in clarity and bass. Lots of bass! An advantage over the Denon 2700 which is also a nice receiver but I could tell the delivery was not the same. This receiver fills my living room of 15'x 24' easily and I would think it could do a room 30-40% larger before a larger unit would be needed. I have not used the multi-room option but I'm glad I have it, nice feature.

It's also nice to know that Onkyo builds nice heavy, solid products that other companies in this price range can't (I won't mention any names:-)

Overall Rating: 9
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.10.37)
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Onkyo TX-DS656
ME NO ENGLISH BUT VERY VERY GOOD

Overall Rating: 10
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.199.246)
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Onkyo TX-DS656
I bought this receiver in August of 99, and it has never shown me anything but the best performance . The clarity in the mid and highs and bass management is superb. My speakers are pretty good (Bi-amped AR9, AR2C center and AR428PS rear). I do believe if I do upgrade to a new receiver it will be a onkyo. I understand that many people seem to be dissappointed with the remote(pickup a Pronto there is nothing better)thats a given on all remotes. Note I do not have a subwoofer, but trust me when I say this "I do not need one the way this receiver runs". I have included a stereo power amp to it and have connected it to my woofer on my front AR speakers and the bass kicks on 2 speakers not just one. PERFECTION!!!!! You will know what I mean when you have seen U-571. ;)

Overall Rating: 10
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.109.27)
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Onkyo TX-DS656
Excellent audio quality. Unbelievable clarity to ear splitting levels. Drives sub-woofer with aplomb. Great remote and on-screen A/V controls.

Overall Rating: 10
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.133.2)
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Onkyo TX-DS656
I love mine! I bought it a few weeks ago based on the ratings that I saw here, so I thought I'd add my own.

The sound is truly spectacular. However, the remote is poorly designed. On the whole, I don't really mind it, except for the fact that it can't learn many functions from my other remotes. Also, the special control buttons on the remote (designated DVD, TAPE, etc.) only control components that are connected to the receiver through a control line. I would have liked it more if these buttons were learnable. However, since the remote is replacable I'm still going to give the receiver full marks.

Overall Rating: 10
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.107.47)
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Onkyo TX-DS656
Best on the market.

Overall Rating: 8
Weight: 1 (Unreliable Vote)
Date:
By: Anonymous (xxx.xxx.206.215)
Link to this vote: http://excelsis.com/1.0/displayvote.php?voteid=27309

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