A harmonious mix of tech and tradition, the TX-NR696 adapts to entertainment life and finds the emotion in every sound source, from 3D film-scores to vinyl records. Next-Generation Network Audio gathers Chromecast built-in*1, Works with Sonos, AirPlay 2, and DTS Play-Fi® with streaming services for smooth multi-room audio evolved by support for the new high-speed 802.11ac 2x2 MIMO Wi-Fi® specification*2. Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® pull audiences deep into movies and games, THX Certified Select assuring a cinema-reference experience. If a 5.2.2-ch setup isn’t possible, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer*3 and DTS Virtual:X™*3 can create a 3D sound-field from horizontal speaker layouts. Zone 2 outputs bring amped multi-source audio to two rooms, while a flexible new zone line-out/front L/R pre-out terminal lets you listen to how you want, where you want. With a revitalized DAA system, 4K/60p/HDR HDMI® terminals, and many extras, this product excels in every aspect.
The unit may do the following:
*1 The unit may automatically download and apply an Over-the-Air software update during setup.
*2 Some countries or regions have regulations that affect wireless signal strength and the use of Wi-Fi channels.
*3 Enabled with a future firmware update.