Onkyo TX-NR656B

Do you still wonder if it is possible to have a state-of-the-art tuner, an integrated preamplifier capable of reading analogue and digital inputs with excellent quality and delivering level power with an economical 5.1 amplifier? To know which to choose among all the receivers, read our review and the comments collected for you.

The Onkyo TX-NR656B is a splendid receiver available in black and silver, it delivers 170W of power on 7 channels and remains faithful to the Dolby, DTS and TrueHD standards. It supports 4K UltraHD video and has a connectivity of respect with wifi, bluetooth, Airplay and Google Cast. To add to it is added the multi-room function FireConnect: think that you can connect wifi speakers in a second room and control the audio. Let’s look at all the details together.

Onkyo TX-NR656B Review
Onkyo TX-NR656B

Product Name: Onkyo TX-NR656B

Product Description: The Onkyo TX-NR656 combines an unmatched set of features with excellent sound. This is a perfect AV-center that can make a revolution in the field of home entertainment. Indeed: it has DTS:X and Dolby Atmos decoders along with an advanced AccuReflex speaker calibration system for crystal clear, object-oriented audio; Google Cast, AirPlay and Wi-Fi with Spotify and Tidal for music on demand; and FireConnect multi-room audio technology to transfer music from any source connected to the AV receiver – to wireless speakers in another room.

Brand: Onkyo

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AV receiver Onkyo TX-NR656 is a good choice for lovers of high-quality sound. This device can be used as part of a home theater, it will appeal to demanding music lovers.

  • Sound quality
  • Easy to use
  • Remote control
  • Value for money
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  • Receiver with Wifi, Bluetooth and Ethernet connectivity
  • Latest generation Dolby HD DTS decoder
  • 2 optical audio inputs
  • Multi room functionality that allows you to spread in a second room even in wifi
  • Internet Radio and FM / AM tuner with DTS technology, spotify connect
  • 8 inputs and USB port
  • Outstanding graphic interface and wizard to set audio parameters via an external microphone included
  • Power of 160W on 7 channels
  • App for smartphone receiver control


  • Some customers complain in the various reviews of the lack of equalization knobs
  • The power cord is built-in: for a receiver of such good quality, according to many customers this factor would make the replacement more complicated