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Speaker configurations for Dolby Atmos in your Home Cinema

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We’re now able to offer Dolby Atmos in addition to Auro 3D for a truly immersive surround sound experience.

Previously only available in large public cinema’s, Atmos will be available in consumer products from August 2014, with Onkyo our first partner to provide details of the installation options.

The new Onkyo range of AV receivers will use 7 Channel, 9 Channel, or 11 Channel to create the 3D sound field in the following combinations:

 

Dolby Atmos Speaker Configuration Options

Onkyo Model

Dolby Atmos Built-In

Dolby Atmos Firmware Upgradeable

A/V Receiver Channels

5.1.2

5.1.4

7.1.2

7.1.4

9.1.2

TX-NR636

x

7.2

x

TX-NR737

x

7.2

x

TX-NR838

x

7.2

x

TX-NR1030

x

9.2

x

x

x

TX-NR3030

x

11.2

x

x

x

x

x

PR-SC5530

x

11.2

x

x

x

x

x

HT-S7700

x

7.2

x

Dolby Atmos configuration options with a 7 Channel Receiver

  • 5.1.2 Configuration – 5.1 layout with one pair in-ceiling height speakers

5.1.2a

  • 5.1.2 Configuration – 5.1 layout including Dolby Atmos enabled front speakers, or add-on speaker modules

5.1.2b

Dolby Atmos configuration options with a 9 Channel receiver

  • 5.1.4 Configuration – 5.1 layout with two pair in-ceiling height speakers

5.1.4a

  • 5.1.4 Configuration – 5.1 layout including Dolby Atmos enabled front and surround speakers, or add-on speaker modules

5.1.4b

  • 7.1.2 Configuration – 7.1 layout with two pair in-ceiling height speakers

7.1.2a

  • 7.1.2 Configuration – 7.1 layout including Dolby Atmos enabled front speakers, or add-on speaker modules

7.1.2b

 

Dolby Atmos configuration options with an 11 Channel Receiver

  • 7.1.4 Configuration – 7.1 layout with two pair in-ceiling height speakers

7.1.4a

  • 7.1.4 Configuration – 7.1 layout including Dolby Atmos enabled front and surround speakers, or add-on speaker modules

7.1.4b

  • 9.1.2 Configuration – 9.1 layout with two pair in-ceiling height speakers

9.1.2

 

Dolby Atmos Compatible Onkyo Products:

  • TX-NR3030
    • 11.2 Channel THX Certified Network A/V Receiver with Dolby Atmos built in
  • TX-NR1030
    • 9.2 Channel THX Certified Network A/V Receiver with Dolby Atmos built in
  • PR-SC5530
    • 11.2 Channel THX Certified Network A/V Controller with Dolby Atmos built in
  • TX-NR838
    • 7.2 Channel THX Certified Network A/V Receiver with Dolby Atmos firmware upgradable
  • TX-NR737
    • 7.2 Channel THX Certified Network A/V Receiver with Dolby Atmos firmware upgradable
  • TX-NR636
    • 7.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver with Dolby Atmos firmware upgradable

 

  • HT-S9700THX
    • 7.1 Channel THX Certified Integrated System – THX Certified Network A/V Receiver with Dolby Atmos built in and a 7.1 speaker package
  • HT-S7700
    • 5.1.2 Channel Integrated System – Network A/V Receiver with Dolby Atmos built in and Dolby Atmos enabled front speakers
  • SKS-HT693
    • 5.1.2 Channel Home Theatre – Speaker Package includes Dolby Atmos enabled front speakers
  • SKH-410
    • .2 Channel Speaker Modules – Dolby Atmos enabled add-on speaker modules