The Onkyo PR-SC5530
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11.2-Channel Network A/V Controller
Revealing the Soul of High-Resolution Entertainment (HDMI 2.0)
Bringing next-generation audio and video processing together with flagship connectivity and audiophile build quality, the PR-SC5530 represents the ultimate in A/V separates technology. This THX® Ultra2™ Plus-certified controller supports Ultra HD video at 60 Hz with HDCP 2.2 via HDMI® 2.0, with Qdeo™ 4K upscaling technology and ISF video calibration ensuring the absolute best picture quality possible, even from low-resolution sources. A massive toroidal transformer with separate EI transformers for A/V processing, seven discrete 32-bit TI Burr-Brown DACs, and two 32-bit DSP engines support hi-res audio streaming via Wi-Fi® and the new Dolby Atmos® format for unbelievably realistic multi dimensional surround-sound. Your choice of balanced or unbalanced 11.4-channel pre-outs—along with Zone 2/3 audio and HDMI Zone 2 out—allow you to build the home cinema of your dreams, be it a Dolby Atmos-ready 7.2.4-channel theater complete with in-ceiling speakers or an app-controllable multi-zone A/V system. Married to a multichannel amp (or amplifier combo) and speakers of appropriate quality, the PR-SC5530 is ready to unlock the hidden potential of your movie, music, and gaming entertainment.
- Supports Dolby Atmos® Format for Exhilarating Multiplex Surround-Sound
- THX® Ultra2™ Plus Certified for Cinema-Reference Audio Quality
- ISF (Imaging Science Foundation) Video Calibration for Optimal Video Performance
- DTS Neo:X™ Upmixing and Surround Modes
- Massive Toroidal Transformer and Two Separate Transformers for Audio and Video Processing
- Separate Processing Block Construction
- 11.4-Channel Balanced XLR Pre-Outs, Audio-Grade 18 mm-pitch RCA Pre-Outs (Front L/R), and 11.4 Multichannel Pre-Outs
- 4K/60 Hz-Capable HDMI® 2.0 Terminals for Ultra HD Entertainment
- Supports HDCP 2.2*1 Copy Protection for Future 4K Streaming, Broadcasting, and Premium Studio Content
- 3 x HDMI Outputs Including Zone 2 HDMI for HD Video in a Second Room
- Built-in Wi-Fi®-Certified Wireless LAN and Bluetooth Version 2.1 + EDR with Advanced Music Optimizer to Enhance Low-Quality Digital Music
- Internet Radio and Music Streaming Subscription Services Included (TuneIn Radio, Pandora®, Spotify, AUPEO!, and Deezer)*2
- Play MP3, WMA, WMA Lossless, FLAC, WAV, Ogg Vorbis, AAC, Apple Lossless, DSD 5.6 MHz, LPCM*3, and Dolby® TrueHD via Local Network
- Control and Stream with Free Onkyo Remote Streaming Apps for iPod touch/iPhone*4 and Android Devices*5
- HDMI Video Upscaling to 4K with Qdeo™ Processing Technology by Marvell
- AccuEQ Room Calibration with Mic for Clear and Balanced Sound
- Zone 2/3 Pre/Line-Outs for Distributed Audio Playback
- HDMI for 4K/60 Hz Video, 3D, Audio Return Channel, DeepColor™, x.v.Color™, LipSync, Dolby Atmos®, Dolby® TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio™, DVD-Audio, Super Audio CD, Multichannel PCM, and CEC
- 7 x TI Burr-Brown 192 kHz/32-bit Two-Channel D/A Converters
- Dual 32-bit Digital Signal Processing Engines
- Whole House Mode for Synchronized Housewide Audio
- PM Bass for Deep Bass and Clear Mid-Range
- 4 DSP Modes for Gaming: Rock, Sports, Action, and RPG
- 8 HDMI Inputs (1 Front/7 Rear) and 3 Outputs
- Frontside HDMI/MHL™ for 1080p Video and Stills from Smartphone and Tablet
- USB Port (Front) for Mass Storage Class USB Memory Audio Playback Capability
- Component Video Switching (2 Inputs and 1 Output)
- 4 Composite Video Inputs (1 Front/3 Rear) and 2 Outputs (Including Zone 2)
- 6 Digital Audio Inputs (3 Optical and 3 Coaxial)
- 7 Analog Audio Inputs (1 Front/6 Rear)
- Phono Input (MM) for Turntable Connection
- 4 Parallel Subwoofer Pre-Outs
- VGA Input (D-Sub, 15-pin), RS-232 Port, IR (2 Inputs/1 Output), and 12 V Triggers (3 Outputs)
- Overlaid HD Input Source Preview with InstaPrevue™ Technology
- On-Screen Display (OSD) Overlaid via HDMI with Quick Set-Up and Home Menu
- Hybrid Standby with HDMI Passthrough and Network Connectivity
- Compliant with Smart Grid
- Independent Crossover Adjustment for Each Channel (40/50/60/70/80/90/100/120/150/200 Hz)
- A/V Sync Control (Up to 800 ms at 48 kHz)
- Tone Control (Bass/Treble) for All Channels (Except Zone 2/3)
- RDS (PS/RT/PTY/TP) (European Model only)
- RIHD (Remote Interactive Over HDMI) for System Control
- Aluminum Front Panel and Volume Control Knob
- Compatible with RI Dock for iPod/iPhone and AirPlay (DS-A5)
- Bi-Directional, Preprogrammed, and Customizable RI Remote Control
Onkyo is among the first to introduce the exciting Dolby Atmos surround-sound format to home cinema environments. Dolby Atmos uses object-oriented mixing to layer independent audio elements through discrete channels, moving three-dimensional sound effects around the theater with astonishing realism. The format adapts to any home cinema layout incorporating height channels for a more enveloping soundfield with extremely accurate directional and overhead effects.
THX® Ultra2™ Plus for Reference-Level Sound
THX certification guarantees the same high-volume sound you experience in a multiplex cinema. Your PR-SC5530 processor has passed more than 2,000 laboratory tests to ensure every aspect of audio performance meets rigorous standards for cinema-reference sound. THX Ultra2 Plus is recommended for screen-to-seat viewing distances greater than four meters and for room volumes 85 cubic meters or greater.
Engineered for Audio-Video Perfection
Cutting-edge audio-video processing and handcrafted construction combine to deliver a vivid and immersive entertainment experience. At the heart of the PR-SC5530 is a massive customized toroidal transformer supported by two separate EI transformers for A/V processing, which is controlled by dual 32-bit DSP engines. Digital-to-analog audio conversion comes courtesy of seven discrete 32-bit Burr-Brown DACs. From source device to output, audio and video signals are kept clean and clear for optimal performance.
Latest HDMI® for 4K/60 Hz Video and HDCP 2.2
All HDMI terminals feature the latest 2.0 specification supporting 4K video at 60 frames per second and 21:9 cinema aspect. Now you can add enveloping 11.2-channel surround-sound to next-generation Ultra HD games and video for a breathtaking entertainment experience. The PR-SC5530 also supports HDCP 2.2 DRM copy protection via HDMI Input 3 and the main output. This is essential for viewing premium streamed and broadcast Ultra HD content.
4K Video Upscaling and ISF Calibration
The PR-SC5530 includes industry-leading Qdeo™ 4K upscaling technology, which converts low-resolution video to liquid-smooth 1080p (for a Full HD display) or 4K on compatible Ultra HD sets. Selectable ISF video calibration further optimizes picture quality for stunning images in bright or low-light conditions.
Three HDMI Outputs for Multizone Video
The Zone 2 HDMI output routes 1080p video from media players connected to your receiver to a second TV with easy remote app control in all rooms. HDMI Sub Out is ideal for connecting a projector.
Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth Inside
The PR-SC5530 features built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Our free control app puts a range of streaming options at your fingertips, from hi-res audio via NAS to internet streaming to music on smartphone and tablet. Or pair up and enjoy whatever’s playing on your Bluetooth-compatible device with huge cinematic sound. Thanks to Advanced Music Optimizer enhancement, near CD-quality audio is ready in moments, without the wires.
Stream Music from Smartphone and Tablet
For lossless audio streaming, tap on the Onkyo Remote App icon on your smartphone to find your music loaded up and ready with familiar song organization and playback controls. You can also browse and stream from Spotify and Deezer (as well as internet radio services) from within the app, or locate and stream your 192/24, 96/24, and 5.6 MHz DSD albums on NAS and PC. It’s never been easier to enjoy the extraordinary depth and detail of high-resolution music on your home cinema.
DTS Neo:X™ 11.1-Channel Upmixing
DTS Neo:X employs unique algorithms to upmix stereo or 5.1-channel soundtracks for playback through up to eleven channels. Selectable listening modes optimize frequency response for music, movies, and games with intelligent multiplexing technology allowing you to enjoy balanced and immersive surround sound from regular stereo sources.
Wide Connectivity for All Your Components
The PR-SC5530 has both 11.4 multichannel pre-outs and balanced 11.4-channel XLR pre-outs to connect one or more multichannel and stereo power amplifiers. For home cinema lovers looking for ultimate in performance, there are four parallel subwoofer pre-outs, and connectivity is rounded out with a phono input, six digital audio inputs and seven analog inputs, four composite video inputs (and a Zone 2 analog video out), and three 12 V trigger outputs.
Multi-Zone Audio and Bi-Amping Capability
If a seven-channel home theater is enough for you, you can assign channels to send audio to two other rooms of your home, perhaps via some in-ceiling speakers in the kitchen or bedroom. Select and play any audio you want in any zone using the remote app. Alternatively, you can bi-amp compatible front loudspeakers for improved audio performance.
Note: Multizone playback and bi-amping requires a compatible power amp.
AccuEQ Calibration for Pure Audio Performance
As part of our Emotion, Delivered audio concept, which brings together technologies that significantly improve both stereo and multichannel sound quality, Onkyo introduces the powerful AccuEQ room calibration system. AccuEQ measures and corrects speaker distances, levels, crossovers, and frequency response from one convenient listening position to ensure clear and cohesive surround-sound while enabling playback of 7.1-channel formats at 96 kHz (no down-sampling). For the ultimate in pure stereo performance, AccuEQ bypasses the front channels so the unique characteristics of your loudspeakers can be enjoyed without DSP correction to potentially alter the sound.
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What do all the advanced Audio/Video features of the PR-SC5530 mean?
Onkyo's exclusive Theater-Dimensional circuitry takes the complexity out of conventional surround-sound setups and lets you experience the excitement of surround sound from as few as two ordinary speakers.
DTS-HD Master Audio™
is capable of delivering audio that is bit-for-bit identical to the studio master. DTS-HD Master Audio™ delivers audio at super-high variable bit rates—24.5 Mbps on Blu-ray Disc—which is significantly higher than standard DVDs. This bit stream is so fast, and the transfer rate is so high, that it can deliver 7.1 audio channels at a sampling frequency of 24 bits—identical to the original. With DTS-HD Master Audio™, you will be able to experience movies and music exactly as the artist intended: clear, pure, and uncompromised.
192 kHz/32-bit DACs
enable the best possible reproduction of standard and high-definition audio formats.
is a wireless transmission standard that uses short wave radio signals to connect mobile devices to computers and other compatible electronics.
AccuEQ calibration technology
reveals the true potential of your speakers by eliminating standing waves from your listening space. These acoustic peaks distort the audio image and prevent your loudspeakers from voicing the sound as their designers intended. AccuEQ lets you experience the whole sonic picture without changing your speaker system’s unique personality.
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
is a form of digital copy protection developed by Intel Corporation to prevent copying of digital audio and video content as it travels across connections.
RIHD (Remote Interactive over HDMI) for System Control*
For A/V receivers
Select Onkyo A/V receivers offer integrated system control with certain HDMI-compatible high-definition displays, DVD and hard-disk recorders, and Blu-ray Disc players. With one remote control, you can control certain functions, including Standby, Volume and Direct Change. These receivers can seamlessly integrate with other compatible playback components and displays.
For DVD players
RIHD also enables selected Onkyo players to easily integrate with compatible Onkyo A/V receivers and other compatible displays.
*Compatibility depends on respective model.
RI (Remote Interactive)
Onkyo’s RI system lets you operate multiple RI-compatible components through a single remote control. RI capability also gives you further functionality with Onkyo’s Remote Interactive Dock for the iPod, including System On/System Off, Auto Power On, Auto Selector (Direct Change) and Timer functions.
Connecting to your home network using a standard LAN cable, Onkyo network A/V receivers and network hi-fi components offer music streaming, internet radio, and access to PC-based audio with outstanding sound quality. DLNA 1.5-certified network connectivity has the added benefit of making firmware updates simpler than ever. Wireless networking is enabled with an optional UWF-1 Wireless LAN Adapter.
HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface)
Transporting high-definition (HD) video, 3D encoded HD video, and multi-channel HD audio, HDMI is the most desirable connection for home entertainment. Onkyo’s HDMI-enabled A/V components send and receive HD signals, connecting components such as Blu-ray Disc players, DVD players, media streamers, and gaming consoles to compatible HDTVs. Recent versions of HDMI also incorporate an ARC (Audio Return Channel) for sending audio from the TV tuner through the connected receiver, and for enabling the use of an overlaid high-definition GUI (Graphical User Interface) on Onkyo A/V receivers.
Consumer electronics manufacturers established the DLNA standard to enable entertainment devices connected to a home network to share their content with one another directly, without the need for a complex set-up procedure.
Marvell Qdeo™Video Chip
On selected Onkyo receivers/players, interlaced-to-progressive video conversion and scaling are performed by high-quality Qdeo technology from Marvell. Qdeo is a versatile video processor that uses algorithms designed to erase video noise and artifacts such as jaggies and feathering. Played back on a compatible wide-screen display, your Blu-ray Discs and DVDs will look more detailed and cinematic than ever.
TuneIn is an audio streaming service delivering live news, radio, and sports, in addition to music, podcasts, and audiobooks, to an audience of over 60 million monthly active users worldwide. The company is based in San Francisco, California.
is an internationally-recognized seal of approval for products indicating that they have met industry-agreed standards for interoperability, security, and a range of application specific protocols.
is an Internet-based music streaming service. It allows users to listen to music content from record labels including EMI, Sony, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group on various devices online or offline.
is the name of a surround sound technology announced by Dolby Laboratories in April 2012 and released in June that year, first utilized in Disney and Pixar's animated film Brave.
ISF Video Calibration
ISF (Imaging Science Foundation) video calibration dramatically improves home theatre video by enabling sharper-focused, fuller-resolution images and a more accurate color balance. Turning your A/V receiver into a true video hub, this function ensures that every video source is independently calibrated for your connected high-definition display. Also, ISF video calibration has been shown to improve energy savings in displays and projectors by up to 50%
In addition to a Zone 2 line-out, selected Onkyo A/V receivers feature a Zone 3 line-out that allows an audio source to be distributed to a third room equipped with an amplifier and speakers. Users can play up to three audio sources across three zones simultaneously.
A digital music service that enables users to remotely source millions of songs- or various 'record labels' from a laptop smartphone or other devices.
AUPEO! Personal Radio
The AUPEO! service, delivered online and free of charge, offers a wide range of more than 120 specialized music channels for users to choose from. It provides an easy way for users to discover new music and enjoy their favorite genres. User-selected stations can be customized with Loves and Bans to create a fully personalized listening experience. Furthermore, users can search for a specific artist on Artist Radio, or use the unique Mood Selector to match the music style to their mood.
Selected Onkyo A/V receivers feature licensed InstaPrevue visual input management technology by Silicon Image. InstaPrevue technology displays a series of thumbnail videos on screen representing the available content on devices connected via HDMI. The feature is accessed via the Home Menu screen. InstaPrevue technology makes switching HDMI inputs and choosing content much easier.
MHL (Mobile High Definition Link) is an interface protocol allowing the connection of compatible portable electronic devices such as smart phones to A/V receivers. The protocol transports uncompressed 1080p video stored on smart phone for display on HDTV, with up to 7.1-channels of surround sound. On selected Onkyo network receivers, smart phones can be connected via a designated front-panel MHL/HDMI port. While officially ‘connection agnostic’, MHL cables commonly feature an HDMI plug and Micro USB connector. Once linked to an Onkyo network receiver, the user can control their smart phone using the system remote. Smart phones are recharged upon connection, and no separate power supply for the device is necessary while connected to the receiver.
THX Select2 Plus
THX Select2 Plus components are ideally suited for a room where the screen-to-seat viewing distance is approximately 3 to 4 meters, and the room size is approximately 56 cubic meters. THX Loudness Plus is included in the specification.