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Onkyo HT-S6300 7.1-Channel Home Theater Receiver and Speaker System (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

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  • 7.1-channel home theater system with receiver, subwoofer, center channel speaker, and six satellite speakers
  • 1200 watts of total power (130W x 7 channels plus 290W subwoofer)
  • Four 1080p capable HDMI inputs (V1.4a) supporting 3D video and Audio Return Channel
  • 1080p scaling via Faroudja DCDi Cinema
  • WRAT technology and discrete amp construction for cleaner sound
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Product Specifications

Brand NameOnkyo
Color NameBLACK
RMS Power Range - Amplifiers130 watts

Technical Details

  • 4 DSP Modes for Gaming: Rock, Sports, Action, and RPG
  • Audyssey
  • Front-Panel Audio Input for Portable Devices
  • Music Optimizer for Compressed Digital Music Files
  • Universal Port for Single-Cable Connection of UP-A1

Product Details

User's Guide [1.89mb PDF]
  • Item Weight: 71.5 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 72 pounds
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • Shipping Advisory: This item must be shipped separately from other items in your order. Additional shipping charges will not apply.
  • ASIN: B003IT49LG
  • Item model number: HT-S6300
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (114 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #60,667 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: June 30, 2010

Product Description

Amazon.com

If you're looking to flesh out your movies, games, and music with lifelike, full-blooded surround sound, look no further than the HT-S6300. This feature-packed receiver sports four of the latest HDMI 1.4a inputs to handle your Blu-ray player and other high-definition devices. Non-HD video sources, meanwhile, can be upscaled to spectacular widescreen 1080p via HDMI and Faroudja DCDi Cinema.

Onkyo HT-S6300
The special Onkyo HT-S6300 package with complete 7.1-channel surround sound speaker set and iPod/iPhone dock.

This special HT-S6300 package also includes a 7.1-channel surround sound speaker set, which includes one subwoofer, one center channel speaker, and six satellite speakers. It also includes a Dock for iPhone/iPod.

HDMI 1.4a is compatible with upcoming 3D video content and enables a handy Audio Return Channel from your display's tuner back to the receiver. Audio processing on the HT-S6300 includes the "in the studio" realism of DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD; Dolby Pro Logic IIz for ambient height channels; Audyssey room-correction and equalization technologies; and four proprietary DSP modes to match your gaming content.

Onkyo HT-S6300 remote

Key Features

DTS-HD Master Audio

DTS-HD Audio delivers sound quality that matches the clear and vivid images of high-definition video. Blu-ray and HD-DVD discs deliver five times the video resolution of standard DVD and produce images with stunning realism. But that's only half of the story. You need incredible sound to complete the high definition experience and DTS-HD Audio provides the highest quality multi-channel sound possible. Movies come alive with sound as lifelike as the picture, and music becomes as real as a live performance.

Faroudja DCDi CINEMA

The Faroudja name is synonymous with high-quality video processing. The Faroudja technologies incorporated into our 2008 A/V receiver range give you the power to bring out the best from both high-definition and standard-definition video content. The Faroudja DCDi Edge video processor converts interlaced video signals to progressive scan signals and effectively eliminates video artifacts from HDTV images. The Faroudja DCDi Cinema video processor is a more sophisticated version that drastically reduces video noise without sacrificing image quality and sharpness. Both processors can scale standard-definition sources up to 1080i--and DCDi Cinema can additionally upscale to 1080p--for output to HDTVs.

Onkyo HT-S6300 rear
Rear of the HT-S6300 (see larger image).
Powered Zone 2

By dedicating a pair of channels on receivers with this capability, you don't need an external amplifier to enjoy an independent stereo audio source in a remote room. For example, on higher-end models this allows for a full 5.1 channel movie to be enjoyed in the home theater, while simultaneously sending a song from a CD (or other source) to speakers in another room.

Audyssey Audio Correction Technology
  • Audyssey 2EQ for Room Acoustic Correction: Tailors multichannel audio for your home theater by correcting problems both in frequency response and in the time domain (where most of the problems lie) for a clear, precise, and natural sound.
  • Audyssey Dynamic Volume: Maintains the desired listening level for all content while optimizing the dynamic range.
  • Audyssey Dynamic EQ for Loudness Correction: Solves the problem of deteriorating sound quality at lower volumes.
HD Radio Ready

Enjoy the crisp clear sound of HD Radio by connecting the optional UP-HT1 module on u-Port capable Onkyo models.

What's in the Box

Onkyo HT-S6300, one subwoofer, one center channel speaker, six satellite speakers, iPod/iPhone dock, remote control (with batteries), operating instructions

Specifications

  • Output power: 1200W total system power (130W x 7 channels, plus 290W subwoofer power)
  • Dolby decoder: TrueHD, DD Plus, PLIIz
  • DTS decoder: DTS-HD Master Audio, HD-High Resolution Audio, NEO:6
  • iPod/iPhone ready: UP-A1 dock for iPod included
  • U-port: Yes
  • HD radio: via optional UP-HT1
  • Receiver dimensions: 17-1/8 x 5-15/16 x 12-15/16 inches (WxHxD)
  • Subwoofer dimensions: 10-13/16 x 19-15/16 x 16-3/16 inches (WxHxD)
  • Center channel dimensions: 11-7/16 x 4-13/16 x 4-7/16 inches (WxHxD)
  • Satellite dimensions: 4-3/4 x 11-7/16 x 4 inches (WxHxD)
  • Warranty: 2 years, limited
Video Connections
  • HDMI (1.4a): 4 input, 1 audio output
  • Component (Y/Pb/Pr): 2 input, 1 output
  • Composite (AV): 4 input, 1 output
Audio Connections
  • Analog audio: 6 input, 2 output
  • Digital audio: 2 optical input, 2 coaxial input

Product Description

This feature-packed receiver sports four of the latest HDMI 1.4a inputs to handle your Blu-ray player and other high-definition devices. Non-HD video sources, meanwhile, can be upscaled to spectacular widescreen 1080p via HDMI and Faroudja DCDi Cinema. The special Onkyo HT-S6300 package with complete 7.1-channel surround sound speaker set and iPod/iPhone dock. This special HT-S6300 package also includes a 7.1-channel surround sound speaker set, which includes one subwoofer, one center channel speaker, and six satellite speakers. It also includes a Dock for iPhone/iPod. HDMI 1.4a is compatible with upcoming 3D video content and enables a handy Audio Return Channel from your display's tuner back to the receiver. Audio processing on the HT-S6300 includes the "in the studio" realism of DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD; Dolby Pro Logic IIz for ambient height channels, Audyssey room-correction and equalization technologies and four proprietary DSP modes to match your gaming content.

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

It sounds fantastic to movies, music and games as well.
Fernando
With few minutes of use, the surface of the HT was hot, but the problem better if I plug a USB fan on the hot surface.
Christian Montenegro Araya
The auto setup for the speakers was a snap and the system sounds great.
Warren W. Smith

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

157 of 159 people found the following review helpful By Y. Ning on August 15, 2010
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This model is basically the same as S5300, with extra features:
1. Can up-convert all video inputs to 1080P and output through HDMI. S5300 can't do this.
2. Comes with a setup mic for Audessy to set up speakers automatically.S5300 doesn't have it.
3. Front Speaker is smaller than those of S5300. I hooked them up on wall they look better. The front speakers of S5300 are much bigger and the rear speakers are much smaller.
4. Subwoofer is taller and narrower than that of S5300. To me that is better.
5. Total weight is like 10lb less than S5300.

It is about $100 more than S5300. You can go with S5300 for cheaper if you don't mind those points above.
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55 of 57 people found the following review helpful By S. Jhagroo on October 17, 2010
First off, I should say that I bought this from Newegg, since - at the time - Amazon had an estimated ship time of 1-2 months. I see they now have it back in stock for immediate delivery (at time of writing, anyway). Overall I will say that for the reduced price they have it at (less than $500) it's quite a bargain - and worth every penny.

PACKAGING:

I've included pictures of the packaging, since I assume that this doesn't really change much between either seller. Everything is packed and separated pretty solidly in thick styrofoam, the TX-SR680 receiver is located at the top, the subwoofer is at the bottom, and all speakers, accessories and cables are in between. There was some slight damage to the box in UPS shipping, but nothing out of the ordinary. The equipment inside was fairly pristine.

SETUP & PERFORMANCE:

The included wires with this system are 22-Gauge (for the front and center channels) and 24-Gauge (for the surrounds and rear surrounds) respectively. I replaced these with 14 Gauge wire purchased at Monoprice. That being said, I found it much simpler to use cheap banana plugs from Home Depot for connecting the wires to the receiver, since the binding posts in the back of the receiver are fairly closely placed and it's fairly tricky to thread the bare wire into the connections. The banana plugs allowed me to plug into the front, minimal fuss. I also used speaker pins for the spring clip connections in the speakers themselves, but that's a personal preference, since I like the neater look and I'm too lazy to strip wire :-).

You should also know that I'm using this as a 5.1 system, I'll figure out what to do with the rear surrounds later I guess.
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29 of 31 people found the following review helpful By Warren W. Smith on September 9, 2010
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I just received this system last week and spent the better part of the Labor Day weekend setting it all up along with my new projector and screen. I paired the speakers with the Sanus speaker mount system to hang the front, rear and center channels. Another reviewer has already detailed the differences between this model and the next cheaper model below so I won't go into that. I would say I think it is work the extra $100 or so to get this one over the S5300 and am glad I went that route for the extra features.

It did not take long to unpack and set up into my entertainment center. I had already pre-wired my home theater room with 14/2 speaker wire to where all the speakers would go so set up went quickly. The auto setup for the speakers was a snap and the system sounds great. I have a satellite receiver (very old model with old connections only available) connected via composite cables and a PS3 for BD DVD/gaming via HDMI. The output is connected to an Optoma HD20 projector via the HDMI out. Once I read the instructions more clearly on how to configure the one input for the composite cables I quickly cleared a problem I had with audio but no video output when using the satellite receiver for TV. The picture looks great with the upconvert and now I wonder if I want to upgrade to HD TV receiver in the near future to maximize the potential of the system. With the BD DVD the picture is also fantastic and the sound is perfect, making for a great home theater experience. I do not as of yet own any Blue Ray DVDs, but have tried a few regular DVDs which look great. The iPOD doc is a handy bonus which also works and sounds great.

I had pre-wired the room some time back and only wired it for 5.1 so I am currently not using 2 of the speakers.
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24 of 28 people found the following review helpful By L. Murray on September 8, 2010
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The HT-S6300 is replacing a mid-range 8 year old RCA 5.1 surround sound system, still going strong just wanted to update to a DTS 7.1 unit. Shipped UPS and was very well packaged and protected in the box. I received this system last week and spent a good part of Saturday afternoon setting it up. It went into a tight workable area of my entertainment area so maneuvering around for me was somewhat awkward. The speakers have the screw ready notches in the back, can be hung vertically or horizontal, I liked that option. I couldn't find too many reviews on this model as it seems like it may be a new model for the coming season but I feel like I got a decent price for everything it has to offer. The sub-woofer is BIG. My sofa end table is not much larger in size so the case really sticks out like a sore thumb by the side wall, although it is attractive with a combination of black wood tone with the front the black shiny piano finish (dust magnet). I have a Panasonic blue-ray DVD player, LG 42" 1080p LED flat screen TV, Bright House cable box and WDTV Live Plus Media Player hooked up to it all via HDMI cables. I played part of a movie (Finding Nemo whale scene) and it sounded very good especially the bass, I had to turn it down some by the volume control located at the back of the sub-woofer. Convenient. I was so happy with my purchase. So that evening I settled in to watch a couple of action movies to get the real sound effect of my new set-up. Disappointment set in. It stared cutting off or making a high pitch squealing sound then would lose connection with the TV. Granted only a minute or two is lost before reconnect but when this happens a few times per 2 hour movie it can be very aggravating and frustrating. Went online and read in some forums that the receiver has an overheating issue.Read more ›
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