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ONKYO TX-NR626 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver

  • 6 HDMI Inputs and 2 Outputs with Audio Return Channel
  • Built-In Wi-Fi-Certified Wireless LAN Capability
  • Onboard Bluetooth Audio Streaming Technology
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TX-NR626 7.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver
TX-NR626
Go Completely Wireless!
Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth audio technology streams hi-res, lossless, and compressed formats from smartphones, tablets, PCs, and NAS devices. 4K pass-through and upscaling, high-res video from smartphones and tablets, six HDMI inputs for gaming and other sources are just a few things that make the TX-NR626 a knockout punch of value and performance.
 
TX-NR626

Built-In Wireless and Bluetooth

Stream Audio from Virtually Anywhere and Anything
The TX-NR626 connects to the wireless home network without LAN cables or adapters. Send a huge range of hi-res, lossless, and compressed files to your home theater from a smartphone, PC, tablet, NAS, and online sources using our remote app to control playback. Or, pair up and stream high quality wireless audio using built-in Bluetooth technology.
 
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HDMI for High Resolution Playback

Six HDMI Inputs Let You Watch Pretty Much Anything
Qdeo™ technology from Marvell upscales standard video to silky-smooth 1080p (for regular HDTVs) and to an incredible 4k on compatible displays. Also, this receiver will passthrough 4K resolution from source devices (like a Blu-ray player) to an appropriate display. The TX-NR626's six HDMI inputs take surround sound formats from Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™, and supports 3D video. The two outputs have Audio Return Channel, so you can boost your TV's sound through your receiver.
 
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Music from Everywhere

Sounds Even Better THrough an Onkyo
The TX-NR626 has the most Internet radio and music streaming services of any receiver in its class. Period!
 
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Quick and Easy Remote App

Makes Control Easy and Convenient
The Onkyo remote app for iPod touch®/iPhone® and Android devices is a convenient way to control your home entertainment from anywhere within wireless range. The app has a clear graphical interface to control playback, adjust settings and handle content across multiple zones. Find the Onkyo Remote App for your Kindle here.
 
TX-NR626

The Foundation of Onkyo Sound

WRAT: Wide Range Amplifier Technology
From the quietest passages to booming explosions, Onkyo's exclusive technology enhances the audio of your movies, music and games like never before.
 
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Deep, Defined Bass

Powerful Bass and Clear Vocals
Onkyo's Phase-Matching Bass optimizes low frequencies while preserving mid-range clarity. This means that powerful bass plays back with clear vocals; it doesn't overpower them.
 
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MHL™ and Easy Video Switching

Your Phone's Photos and Videos on HDTV
MHL displays your mobile's 1080p video and other media on your HDTV with 7.1 channels of surround sound. InstaPrevue™ technology names your HDMI devices and displays live video thumbnails of available content. Switch sources easily, with just a glance. No need to remember what's connected to which port.
 
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Audyssey Technology for Awesome Sound

Auto-Adjustments for Optimal Sound
Audyssey MultEQ® room-correction technology delivers clear, well-balanced, natural sound. Audyssey Dynamic EQ® maintains consistent bass, tonal and surround sound effects at different volume levels. Audyssey Dynamic Volume® automatically compensates for volume fluctuations, for example during loud commercial breaks.
 
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Powered Zone 2

And Zone 2 Line-Out
For distributed audio playback in another room, like the kitchen or deck.
 
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Overlaid Menus

For Quick Adjustments on the Fly
The Quick Set-Up button on your remote puts menus over the program you're watching to switch inputs or change settings without interrupting your viewing. Similarly, the Home Menu button calls up simple icons for choosing a media source and menus for system settings.
 
Comparison Data
 
 
TX-NR727
TX-NR626
TX-NR525
TX-SR313
Power Output (per channel)
110W
95W
80W
65W
Channels
7.2
7.2
5.2
5.1
THX Certified
THX® Select2 Plus™
HDMI In/Out
(3D-ready and ARC:
Audio Return Channel)
7 + 1 / 2
6 / 2
6 / 1
4 / 1
Wi-Fi-Certified
Wireless LAN Capable
Built In
Built In
Ready
Bluetooth
Audio Streaming
Built In
Built In
Ready
4K Pass-Through
(from compatible source devices)
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?
?
4K Upscaling
(Qdeo™ Processing by Marvell )
?
?
Surround Sound Formats
Dolby TueHD,
DTS-HD Master Audio
Audyssey DSX,
Dolby Pro Logic IIz
Dolby TueHD,
DTS-HD Master Audio
Dolby TueHD,
DTS-HD Master Audio
Dolby TueHD,
DTS-HD Master Audio
Audyssey Room Calibration
MultEQ®
MultEQ®
MultEQ®
Phase-Matching
Bass Enhancement
?
?
?
Internet Radio
?
?
?
Remote App for iPhone /
Android / Kindle Fire
?
?
?
Video Upconversion
(Analog to HDMI)
InstaPrevue Technology
?
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?
MHL
(Mobile High-Definition Link)
?
?
Multi-Zone Playback
Powered Zone 2, Zone 2/3 Line Outs
Powered Zone 2, Zone 2 Line Out
Zone 2 Line Out
WRAT (Wide Range
Amplifier Technology)
?
?
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?
 
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Hybrid Standby
Energy Saving State
?
?
?
Overlaid On-Screen Display
(OSD) via HDMI
1080p
1080p
1080p
Text
USB Ports
2 (Front/Rear)
2 (Front/Rear)
2 (Front/Rear)
1 (Front)
 

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Thomas P.
  • 2/26/2015 8:24:51 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsGreat receiver when it works.

Pros: Sound is great when it works correctly. Internet radio and Pandora worked great. Very easy to setup. It has every option you could possible need.

Cons: After about a week and a half the sound would go out after switching inputs or channels and would take about five to ten minutes to return. It would do this regardless of what input was selected. After about a week of doing that it started working perfect for a few days. After a few days it started to have the same issue again.

Other Thoughts: I returned it to Newegg and selected a different receiver to replace it with. I had really considered just exchanging it for the same one because it is so good when it works but decide I didn't really want to take a chance on it.

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  • dana m.
  • 2/25/2015 8:44:46 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdied after 20hrours

Pros: none

Cons: died after 20 hours of use. followed troubleshooting from onkyo. unit dead. avoid at all costs

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  • Kyle M.
  • 2/25/2015 7:34:13 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAfordable 4K 7.2 Upgrade

Pros: 4K
Network Port
Bluetooth connectivity is great for
Applications added are a nice for a first generation.

Cons: Menu does not go to on screen display without telling to do so. A recommendation for the 8K version would be to build in a OSD that goes PIP or as transparent menu if desired. A simple on off setting in the configuration menu would work well. Not everyone wants to see the OSD.

Applications are limited but a nice first generation.

Other Thoughts: If you are looking for an affordable upgrade for an existing surround setup; this is a good buy. I had an all in one box surround set with a previous generation of Onkyo that was not 2K compliant.

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  • timothy m.
  • 2/24/2015 7:49:53 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsso far very good

Pros: nice binding posts.. nice low-end---- price

Cons: remote hard to read in the dark

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  • timothy m.
  • 2/24/2015 7:20:12 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsalot for price!

Pros: i have not got into every thing this can do.every thing i have tried has worked well.

Cons: bottom end punch. mids fine highs not bright enough.

Other Thoughts: nice binding posts.........no lights on remote

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  • Alan S.
  • 2/1/2015 2:00:20 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsStrange behaviour

Pros: Great price, nice features

Cons: You need to pay attention to the wiring of the speakers, not as simple as you think.

Other Thoughts: I have a problem with my TV not picking up the signal when i change sources. If i switch from one to another the TV will show no source. It can be resolved by switching the receiver off and then back on again, but i get the feeling that is not a "feature"

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  • Georgi C.
  • 1/24/2015 10:25:40 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsNot worthed

Pros: Not many.

Cons: Noisy fan. Dolby Sound started skipping.

Other Thoughts: Not a good buy, regardless of discount price.

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  • Thomas Z.
  • 1/23/2015 11:06:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood Product - Could Be Great

Pros: - Sound quality; Once I was able to find what I was looking for in the fairly confusing setup/configuration menu it turns out to be very nice sound. It simply took me awhile to get to the speaker level calibration window. It’s simply good and with more than enough power to push my Energy 5.1+Bose 301s to shaking the walls while maintain very well defined frequencies throughout the spectrum.
- Bluetooth; Very simple to connect my android phone. Press the BT button on the front panel, initiate scan on the phone, the Onkyo initially pops up as a new mac address, hit connect on the phone and that was it. Sound was good. Connection was solid even as I traveled around the house. I know my droid has a very good BT range, but some of the headsets/radios I’ve connected to in the past have been pretty pathetic. I was well over 40’ and on the other side of a drywall and the connection never faltered.
- Plenty of HDMI ins for all of your sources. Configuration of each input’s video and audio sources was easy enough. I was surprised that there are two HDMI outs. I doubt that I’ll ever find a use for the 2nd output but you never know. Nice to have.
- ARC; I was glad to see this especially after finding that there is only one optical audio input on this receiver compared to the two on the rear my old Onkyo. See CONs.
- Remote; Ok. This is under PROs but if I’d written this when I first started doing the installation of the receiver, it would be firmly ensconced in the living room wall. It’s busy. Man, is it busy! Lots of buttons and options. And this actually becomes a PRO after coding in the TV, Sat dish and Blu Ray player. One of the things I found lacking in the Harmony 300 was that there were simply a couple of functions that it would not pick up. As far as I can tell so far, the remote transfers all functionality for the other devices onto this remote and so far, so far….it seems to be complete across the board. Now I haven’t had a chance to go over everything and I may edit this review later.
- $299 and free shipping from Newegg. What more needs to be said.
- I ordered it on standard free shipping and it got here in two days. Newegg. Gotta give them their due.

Cons: - Bluetooth: I got you. How can BT be a PRO AND a CON? Easy. While it’s nice to be able to connect the phone to it, it is not a transmitter, only a receiver. This means that I can’t connect my trusty, much loved Sennheiser MM400s so I can listen to my sports or whatever at 2am Saturday morning while the wife is sleeping. And 2, it doesn’t stream video to the receiver, just audio. Caveat….maybe that’s a good thing at this stage of development. The music videos I was streaming lagged by almost 2 full seconds compared to what was on my phone. Does that mean that the audio and video channels would have necessarily been out of synch by the time they reached the receiver and got pumped to speakers and tv respectively? I can’t make that claim because it’s not a feature that exists. Seriously though, Onkyo. Look, I understand it’s a bargain price 7.2 with solid sound and a lot of features, but if you’re going to add BT then add the whole tamale and not just one of at least three possible features. I would sure love to see an update that addresses those issues.
- Optical Audio In: My RC260 had two optical audio ins which was great because I could hook my sat box as well as my Blu Ray player to the A/V using optics. As it now stands I either go out and buy a coaxial audio cord, or I hang with the ARC feature. I just wish I had a place to install the 2nd of my two optics cables.
- At first I thought the remote was damaged because while I could change sources and adjust the volume, I couldn’t get it to go to any menus to include Home and Setup. Seems you have to press “Receiver”, “Setup” “Enter”. Why? I was already in receiver mode. And that’s not the only unintuitive, multi-button combination that they have encoded into the remote. Just think there has to be an easier way (like, I don’t know, push a button and the A/V responds).
- Audessey Auto Calibration was ok, but plugged the volume levels way too low. I had to go in and calibrate the levels myself based on my ears. The menus are hard to navigate, so pulling down the ops manual from the Onkyo site and printing the nav map out was necessary for me to get to where I wanted to go.
- Heat: Finally, this thing is a furnace! It gets very hot very fast. I have a usb powered computer fan en route and may update, but I have read that a good one will keep temps down significantly.

Other Thoughts: Overall, at the very initial stages of ownership, I am satisfied. For the price it’s hard to beat the sound combined with all of the features provided. That said, it definitely has areas where Onkyo probably could have tightened up their build standards just a tad in order to have made this a no kidding great buy.

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  • Michael R.
  • 1/19/2015 4:21:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsSo Far, So Good

Pros: Clean Audio, Easy Setup, Room Acoustic Calibration Easy, Solid binding posts, Plenty of HDMI ins and outs, WiFi setup easy and feedback continuous, When connecting to BlueTooth-receiver automatically switches to BT connection.

Cons: Turning on or off TV while audio is output will cause audio to pause monementarily, Can only pair Bluetooth while in BT mode (minor), When disconnecting BT receiver does not revert to prior input

Other Thoughts: This thing sounds great — my bookshelf S38s (JBLs with 8" drivers) sound are really shining with this amp. I also really like that they have real binding posts — unlike other amps in the category that you have to use bare wire connections. The Onkyo Remote 3 (just came out 2015) is even easier to use on iOS.

I got this at a blowout price, new, and unless it fails within 2 years, I will have gotten a great near Xmas deal.

I have read about Onkyo’s HDMI going out after a year. I have seen 3 different models where this happened and in every case the user put another component on top of the receiver — partially blocking the air vents. The manual specifically shows not to put anything in top of it, and the standoff common to audio components does not allow enough airflow. I think this is probably the reason for the failures because I recommended a 717 to my sister 2 years ago, and made sure to tell her not to put anything on top of it, telling her it is the quickest way to kill the amp because heat is the enemy of electronics. Her 717 is over 2 years old and still working fine. I have had my 626 a few months, so we shall see if it lasts longer than the 18-24 months people are saying these might last.

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  • Rhea P.
  • 12/30/2014 8:10:58 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsBad HDMI Board

Pros: Lots of Flexibility

Cons: These units are notorious for the HDMI Board failing in 24 to 30 months, making the unit totally unusable. Pay a little more and get a Yamaha. Yamaha A820 is a much more reliable unit. Onkyo quality has gone down the drain.

Other Thoughts: Get a Yamaha instead. Onkyo life has gone down the drain.

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