August 9th 2011 3:57 pm

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TechRadar says:

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Its performance is magnificent, handling Blu-ray soundtracks with consummate control, roof-raising power and the same deftness of touch as its predecessor... we doubt you'll hear many better £500 amps this year. The TX-NR609 is a force to be reckoned with. quote


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9.2
6 reviews
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    8.0
  • Sound quality
    9.5
  • Inputs and outputs
    8.8
  • Other features
    8.9

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8.0
CNET Aug 12, 2011

The Onkyo TX-NR609 has six HDMI inputs and lots of built-in streaming music services, but it lacks AirPlay and doesn't sound quite as good to our ears as some competitors.

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10
Pocket-Lint Sep 8, 2011

An AV amplifier or receiver’s primary function is to deliver wholesome, fault-free soundtracks for a wide range of different sources. And maintain a consistent video image throughout. So, it is the Onkyo NR-TX609’s talents in these areas that we are most intrigued and impressed by.

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8.0
CNET UK Jul 14, 2011

The Onkyo TX-NR609 is an exciting, well-connected, 3D-compatible AV receiver that bristles with features, including Internet radio and support for Spotify Premium. It's something of a belter.

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10
TechRadar May 4, 2011

Its performance is magnificent, handling Blu-ray soundtracks with consummate control, roof-raising power and the same deftness of touch as its predecessor... we doubt you'll hear many better £500 amps this year. The TX-NR609 is a force to be reckoned with.

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10
TrustedReviews May 6, 2011

You can sit back and revel in its marvellous movie sound quality, which is eminently powerful yet smooth and textured enough to separate it from your common or garden all-in-one system. It’s a complete triumph, throwing down the gauntlet to its midrange rivals.

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