Support for:

3D video format, as well as 1080p upscaling with HQV Reon-VX.

 Where to Buy

Onkyo’s newest and most advanced pre-pro packs a wide selection of the latest processing features giving you untold flexibility to connect and set up your home entertainment system.

Orchestra Needs a Great Conductor

If you’ve invested in a high-end power amp, speakers, and playback devices, you need a savvy and capable pre-pro to make them all work in harmony. Enter stage left, the PR-SC5508. Onkyo’s newest and most advanced pre-pro packs a wide selection of the latest processing features and gives you untold flexibility in connecting and setting up your home entertainment system. Eight of the latest HDMI® 1.4a inputs support the new 3D video format, as well as 1080p upscaling with HQV Reon-VX.

Meanwhile, 9.2 pristine audio channels let you enjoy expanded surround formats from Dolby and Audyssey, as well as lossless audio from DTS and Dolby. ISF video calibration and Audyssey MultEQ® XT32 work to custom-fit your video and audio, while a new overlaid on-screen display lets you adjust settings on the fly. Home network capability enables you to incorporate internet radio or PC-based audio into your main system. And noise-reducing XLR inputs and pre outs provide further options for the serious home theater fan. So raise the baton and let the performance begin!

Special Features

  • Eight 1080p capable HDMI inputs (V1.4a repeater) including 1 Front with 2 outputs
  • THX Ultra2 Plus Certification
  • Finest 192kHz/32bit Burr-Brown DACs
  • isf Certified
  • HDMI 1080p video upconversion by HVQ Reon VX
  • TrueHD/DTS-HD decoding to support the latest Blu-ray technology
  • 9.2-Channel Balanced Line-Level XLR Pre Outs (with Front Bi-Amping Capability)
  • Front and Rear Panel USB Inputs for Memory Devices and iPhone®/iPod® Models (Enables Display of Album Artwork)
  • Optional iPod Dock / HDradio module via U.Port
  • 4 DSP Gaming Modes: Rock, Sports, Action, and Role Playing
  • Audyssey MultEQ XT 32w/ Dynamic EQ & Dynamic Volume
# Channels 9.2
THX Certified Ultra2 Plus
THD (1 Vrms) 0.05%
Frequency Response 5Hz - 100kHz
S/N Ratio (LINE, IHF-A) 110dB
All Discrete Circuitry Checkmark image
Absolute Ground Plate Checkmark image
Independent Block Construction (Power/Preprocessor) Checkmark image
Toroidal Transformer Checkmark image
Independent Power Supply 4
Fine Linear Optimum Gain Volume Checkmark image
Bi-amp Capability For Front Checkmark image
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus Checkmark image
Dolby Pro Logic IIz (Front High Channels) Checkmark image
Dolby Volume Checkmark image
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD Express Checkmark image
Audyssey DSX (Front High / Wide Channels) Checkmark image
Audyssey Dynamic EQ & Dynamic Volume Checkmark image
Neural Surround Neural THX
THX Processing Mode Checkmark image
"GAME" Surround Modes Checkmark image (x4)
Music Optimizer (Compressed Audio Enhancer) Checkmark image
DSD Processing/Direct Mode Checkmark image / Checkmark image
Pure Audio Mode Checkmark image
192K/24 Bit DACs Burr-Brown (x6)
DSP Type / QTY 32 BIT / 3
Adjustable Crossover (Hz) 40/50/60/70/80/90/100/120/150/200
Adjustable Crossover by Channel Pair Checkmark image
Accurate Speaker Distance Setting 0.5ft step
AV Sync Delay (by source) 250ms
Multi-Band Speaker EQ 7 Band
Audio I/O 9 / 2
Balanced Audio Output 9.2ch
Balanced Audio Input 2ch, assignable
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Digital Audio IN (OPT/COAX) 3 / 3
Composite I/O 5 / 1
S-Video I/O 4 /1
Front-Panel A/V L/R/V/Optical
Front-Panel HDMI Checkmark image
Component Video Inputs / Outputs 3 / 2
HDMI I/O 7 + 1 / 2
HDMI Bandwidth 1080p/24
HDMI Deep Color Capable (36bit) Checkmark image
Component Video Upscaling & Upconversion HQV Reon-VX
1080p Upscaling via HDMI HQV Reon-VX
Multi-Channel Input 7.1
Pre-Outs 9.2
Zone 2 Fixed/Variable line Out Checkmark image
Zone 2 Fixed/Variable Subwoofer Out Checkmark image
Zone 2 Tone/Balance Control Checkmark image
Zone 2 Max/Power On Volume Checkmark image
Zone 2 Composite Video Out Checkmark image
Zone 2 HD Component Video Out Checkmark image
Zone 3 Fixed/Variable line Out Checkmark image
Zone 3 Max/Power On Volume Checkmark image
Zone 3 Fixed/Variable Subwoofer Out Checkmark image
iPod Ready Checkmark image (UP-A1)
HD Radio Ready Checkmark image (UP-HT1)
Internet Radio Capability via Ethernet -
Network Audio Streaming (Windows7, DLNA Certified) Checkmark image
Streaming Audio From USB memory (PlaysForSure) Front / Rear (works with iPod/iPhone)
Pandora, Rhapsody, vTuner, SIRIUS IRadio Checkmark image
Firmware Updates via Network / USB Checkmark image / Checkmark image
SIRIUS Radio Ready Checkmark image *
Integration Access
Bi-directional RS-232 Control Port Checkmark image
IR Input/Output 2/1
Bi-directional Ethernet Control Port Checkmark image
RIHD (Remote Interactive over HDMI) Checkmark image
RI System Control Checkmark image
12V Trigger (w/adjustable delay) Assignable (x3)
Pre-Pro/Learning Remote Checkmark image / Checkmark image
GUI for Remote Control Programming Checkmark image
Bi-directional Remote Control Setup Checkmark image
GUI for Setup Menu Checkmark image (advanced)
"Activity" Macros (My Movie, My TV, My Music, All Off) Checkmark image
Auto Speaker Calibration w/ Mic. Audyssey MultEQ XT32 (MultEQ Pro Ready)
Input Name Edit Checkmark image
Setup Store/Recall function Checkmark image
Permanent Memory Storage Checkmark image
Solid Aluminum Front Checkmark image
Detachable AC Cord Checkmark image
Warranty 2 YEARS
Video Section
Input Sensitivity/Output Level and Impedance 1 Vp-p/75 ohms (Component and SVideo Y)
0.7 Vp-p/75 ohms (Component PB/CB, PR/CR)
0.28 Vp-p/75 ohms (S-Video C)
1 Vp-p/75 ohms (Composite)
Component Video Frequency Response 5 Hz–100 MHz (-3 dB)
Tuner Section
Tuning Frequency Range
FM 87.5 MHz–107.9 MHz
AM 530 kHz–1,710 kHz
FM/AM/SIRIUS Preset Memory 40
Input Sensitivity and Impedance
Line 200 mV/47 k-ohms
Phono MM 2.5 mV/47 k-ohms
Output Level and Impedance
Rec out 200 mV/470 ohms
Phono Overload 70 mV (MM, 1 kHz, 0.5%)
Frequency Response 5 Hz-100 kHz/+ 1 dB, - 3 dB (Line)
Tone Control ± 10 dB, 50 Hz (Bass)
± 10 dB, 20 kHz (Treble)
Signal-to-Noise Ratio 110 dB (Line, IHF-A)
80 dB(Phono, IHF-A)
Power Supply AC 120 V, 60 Hz
Power Consumption 1.2 A
Dimensions (W x H x D) 17-1/8" x 7-13/6" x 17-7/8"
435 x 198.5 x 453.5 mm
Weight 30.9 lbs.
14 kg


Owner's Manual
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