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Onkyo outs three 3D-ready AV receivers

Onkyo's new receiver range
Onkyo's new receiver range
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Onkyo has announced the arrival of three new mid-range receivers, which support FLAC playback and are compatible with the latest range of 3D TVs.

The TX-NR1008, TX-NR808, and TX-NR708 have been given the seal of approval by THX and all are compatible with DolbyTrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio HD codecs.

When it comes to extra functionality, the receivers can be networked to your home and support the following files: MP3, WMA, WMA Lossless, WAV, Ogg Vorbis, AAC, and LPCM.

The receivers will also show the album artwork from your iTunes collection and you can access LastFM, vTuner, and Napster through the systems.

Channel choice

The main difference between the three receivers is how many channels they offer. The TX-NR808 and TX-NR708 house 7.2-channels, while the TX-NR1008 packs a whopping 9.2 channels.

The NR1008 also has an extra HDMI output.

The TX-NR708 and TX-NR808 have a UK release date of mid-June, costing £800 and £1,000 respectively.

The TX-NR1008 has a UK release date of July and will set you back £1,300.

Marc Chacksfield is the Editor In Chief, Shortlist.com at DC Thomson. He started out life as a movie writer for numerous (now defunct) magazines and soon found himself online - editing a gaggle of gadget sites, including TechRadar, Digital Camera World and Tom's Guide UK. At Shortlist you'll find him mostly writing about movies and tech, so no change there then.