The Onkyo TX-NR609 AV receiver is the successor of the award-winning TXSR608 which boasts of excellent connectivity and is THX Select2 Plus certified.
Thanks to the HDMI v1.4, the TX-NR609 allows you to connect up to 6 HDMI devices simultaneously thus saving you the trouble of swapping cables every now and then. The AV receiver is compatible with both 3D content and Audio Return Channel.
Further, the TXNR609 is equipped with HDMI video upscaling up to an incredible 4k resolution thanks to its Marvell Qdeo video processor. Because of this feature, the SD and HD content both are rendered at highest standard.
Audio is just as great as the video capabilities as Onkyo has built into the AV receiver, Dolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTS HD decoding capabilities.
Using the onboard Ethernet port, you may stream audio content across your home network and also enjoy internet based radio. The TXNR609 is also compatible with Spotify premium thus allowing you to listen to your favourite songs and browse through Spotify playlists.
Connectivity apart from the HDMI port is great. USB input lets you connect your iPod. VGA port allows you to connect one of your desktop PCs.
The Onkyo TXNR609 HDMI v1.4 Home Cinema AV Receiver is available from AV-Land for £369.