The Next Best Thing

With this Onkyo HT-S8409 Home Theater System you can recreate the movie experience in your own home! Which kind of movie experience is up to you.

The Onkyo HT-S8409 Home Theater System is well designed to give your home theater the aural kick it needs to cross the line from "decent" to "faboo!" However, please note: to get the FULL movie experience, you're going to need a few things more. Here's a quick list on how to do a 100% conversion.

STEP ONE: Before wiring in the two tower speakers, spill an entire six-pack of soda on the floor. Allow five hours so the soda can dry something slightly less than fully. This will prevent you from flying away into outer space if all gravity on Earth suddenly shuts off unexpectedly. You wouldn't want to miss the end of the movie!

STEP TWO: Find two small children to sit directly behind you and discuss what they learned at school. While the Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz in the TX-NR609 THX Select2 Plus certified receiver is indeed impressive, it's not something you'd actually want to hear, right? Seeing a movie is about meeting the people around you, and really getting to know their hopes and dreams.

STEP THREE: Keep in mind that the receiver boasts six HDMI ports, but can also accept a wide range of devices, including iPods and iPhones via the front panel USB port and PC video via RGB. This will let you add effects to your movies so they'll get slightly out of focus twenty minutes in, at which point, you should stand up, walk to the nearest gas station, and try to convince the guy behind the counter that he should find a manager. Once you've done that, walk back, and try to guess what you missed. Use your imagination!

STEP FOUR: Set up your center and surround speakers too, and make sure they're well balanced. Then go to your kitchen, open the fridge, and throw everything out. Replace the food with cheap hot dogs and candy, which you can eat at any time, assuming you're willing to pay seventy eight bucks per. Scoff at anyone who suggests you might make more money by serving things people actually want to eat.

STEP FIVE: take your comfy comfy couch and put a rock under the cushion, placed at random.

Congratulations! Now you've turned your home theater into a REAL theater! Of course, if you don't want to do all that, you could just plug in the Onkyo HT-S8409 Home Theater System and enjoy it normally. But then where's the realism, you know? Where's the ambiance?

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  • With its two mighty tower speakers, the HT-S8409 stands apart from other home theater  package systems
  • These two-way tall-boys work in concert with the other high-quality speakers to express the full scope and power of your music and other entertainment
  • No matter whether it’s a song, a game, or a movie, the receiver’s Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz decoding creates an enveloping 7.1-channel soundstage with superb ambience
  • Once you’ve set the system up and calibrated the speakers - a breeze, thanks to Audyssey 2EQ® - you can browse your content seamlessly via the intuitive on-screen menus
  • The TX-NR609 THX Select2 Plus certified A/V receiver accepts a wide range of playback devices and formats, including PC video via RGB and digital audio from iPod®/iPhone® via the front-panel USB port
  • In addition, six HDMI® inputs handle 3D video, lossless audio from DTS and Dolby, and video upscaling to 4K via Qdeo™ technology
  • The system’s network capability supports streaming audio from your PC or media server, as well as the infinite variety of internet radio
  • Supports vTuner, Spotify, SIRIUS XM Internet Radio®, Pandora®, Slacker™, Napster, Rhapsody® and AUPEO
  • A suite of Audyssey technologies for the ideal listening environment:
    • Audyssey 2EQ® for room acoustic correction
    • Audyssey Dynamic EQ® for loudness correction
    • Audyssey Dynamic Volume® to maintain optimal listening level and dynamic range
  • Powered Zone2 and Zone 2 line-out for distributed audio playback in another room
  • The 7.2-channel configuration on the receiver includes twin subwoofer pre-outs for added bass impact (additional subwoofer not included)
  • Supports UWF-1 Wi-Fi USB adapter (not included)

Shipping Note: Shipping to Alaska and Hawaii is not available for this item

Warranty: 2 Year Onkyo


Total Power: 1030W (7.1 System)
Power: 130W per channel (6Ω, 1kHz, 1%, 1 Channel Driven, FTC)
Subwoofer Output: 120W
Audio Processing: Dolby Decoder: TrueHD, DD Plus
DTS Decoder: DTS-HD Master Audio, HD-High Resolution Audio, NEO:6
Dolby PLIIz and Audyssey DSX™
Onkyo Game Surround Modes
Audyssey Dynamic EQ: (2EQ)
Audyssey Dynamic Volume
Music Optimizer: Advanced
Internet Radio Services vTuner, Spotify, SIRIUS XM Internet Radio®, Pandora®, Slacker™, Napster, Rhapsody® and AUPEO!
Inputs: (6) HDMI v1.4a with 3D video & ARC support (1 front)
(2) Digital Audio (optical)
(2) Digital Audio (coaxial)
(6) Analog Audio
(5) Composite (1 front)
(2) Component Video
(1) PC-in
(1) RJ-45
(1) USB (front)
(1) FM Antenna
(1) AM Antenna
Outputs: (1) HDMI
(1) Analog Audio
(2) Composite
(1) Component Video
(7) Binding Post Binding Terminals (L/R)
(1) Powered Zone2
(1) Zone 2 Line-out
(2) Subwoofer Pre-out
(1) Headphones (front)
Other Ports: (1) Universal Port
(1) RI Remote Control
(1) Setup Mic (front)
Video Input Conversion: Analog to HDMI Upconversion
Input Sensitivity: 1.0 Vp-p/75Ω (Component)
0.7 Vp-p/75Ω (Component PB/CB, PR/CR)
0.28 Vp-p/75Ω (S-Video C, PR/CR)
1.0 Vp-p/75Ω (Composite)
Frequency Response: 5Hz - 100MHz (-3 dB)
Frequency Range: FM: 87.5MHz - 107.9MHz
AM: 530kHz - 1710kHz
FM/AM Preset Memory: 40 Stations
Speakers: Front: 2-Way Bass Reflex
Center: 2-Way Bass Reflex
Surround: Full-Range, Acoustic Suspension
Surround Back: Full-Range, Acoustic Suspension
Subwoofer: Bass Reflex, Powered
Drivers: Front: (2) 3.25" Cone Woofer, 1" Balanced Dome Tweeter
Center: (2) 3.25" Cone Woofer, 1" Balanced Dome Tweeter
Surround: 3.25" Cone
Surround Back: 3.25" Cone
Subwoofer: 10" Cone
Frequency Response: Front/Center: 55Hz - 50kHz
Surround: 80Hz - 20kHz
Surround Back: 80Hz - 20kHz
Subwoofer: 25Hz - 150Hz
Output SPL: Front: 79.5 dB/W/m
Center: 79 dB/W/m
Surround: 81 dB/W/m
Surround Back: 81 dB/W/m
Subwoofer: N/A
Max Input Power: Front/Center/Surround: 130W
Surround Back: 130W
Impedance: Front/Center/Surround: 6Ω
Surround Back: 6Ω
Subwoofer: 550mV/20 kΩ
Dimensions: Front: 10.3"(W) x 41.1"(H) x 10.3"(D)
Center: 16.6"(W) x 4.5"(H) x 4.8"(D)
Surround: 4.5"(W) x 9.1"(H) x 3.8"(D)
Surround Back: 4.5"(W) x 9.1"(H x 3.8"(D)
Subwoofer: 10.8"(W) x 19.9"(H) x 16.2"(D)
Weight: Front: 11.5 lbs
Center: 4.9 lbs
Surround: 2.2 lbs
Surround Back: 2.2 lbs
Subwoofer: 25.6 lbs
Channels: 7.2
Power Output: Front L/R: 130W per channel (6Ω, 1kHz, 1%, 1 Channel Driven, FTC)
Center: 130W (6Ω, 1kHz, 1%, 1 Channel Driven, FTC)
Surround L/R: 130W per channel (6Ω, 1kHz, 1%, 1 Channel Driven, FTC)
Surround Back L/R: 130W per channel (6Ω, 1kHz, 1%, 1 Channel Driven, FTC)
Dynamic Power (front): 180W (3Ω)
160W (4Ω)
100W (8Ω)
THD+N: 0.08% (20Hz - 20kHz, Half Power)
Damping Factor: 60 (Front, 1kHz, 8Ω)
Input Sensitivity: 200 mV/47 kΩ (Line)
Impedance: 200 mV/470Ω (Rec out)
Maximum Source Impedance: 2.0 V/2.2 kΩ (Rec out)
Frequency Response: 5Hz - 100kHz/ +1 dB, -3 dB (Direct Mode)
Tone Control: ±10 dB, 50Hz (Bass)
±10 dB, 20kHz (Treble)
Signal to Noise Ratio: 106 dB (Line, IHF-A)
Speaker Impedance: 6 - 16Ω
THX Certified: Select2 Plus
Power Supply: AC 120 V, 60Hz
Power Consumption: 4.9A
Standby: 0.2W
Dimensions: 17.1"(W) x 6.8"(H) x 12.9"(D)
Weight: 24.7


In the box:

  • Onkyo TX-NR609 THX Select2 Plus 7.2-Channel Receiver
  • (2) Two-Way Tall-Boy Speakers
  • (2) Surround Speakers
  • (2) Surround Back Speakers
  • Center Speaker
  • Subwoofer
  • FM Antenna
  • AM Loop Antenna
  • Color Coded Speaker Cable
  • Subwoofer Cable
  • Speaker Set-up Microphone
  • Remote Control
  • Manual

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