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Onkyo's budget 2017 receiver offers auto-calibration and HDR

The Onkyo TX-SR373 is a 5.2-channel receiver with four HDMI inputs, Bluetooth and automatic room calibration.

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Onkyo has announced its first receiver for 2017, the entry-level TX-SR373, which offers five channels of amplification.

The receiver offers 80 W per channel into 8 ohms (2 channels driven at 0.08% THD) and also includes dual subwoofer outputs.

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Connectivity includes four HDMI inputs with support for 4K/HDR10, optical and coaxial digital and aptX Bluetooth . It even includes legacy composite inputs for devices like VCRs and the Nintendo Wii.

The receiver will also include AccuEQ Room Calibration technology which is available for the first time at this price.

The receiver is due to be joined by other models in the coming days, which should up the ante in the features department, including Wi-Fi multiroom music and more HDMI inputs.

The TX-SR373 is now shipping for $349, with Australian and UK pricing and availability to be announced.