Onkyo TX-SR313 Review and Specs
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Onkyo TX-SR313 (Taiwanese version)

SCORE:
61

Highlights

  • 5.1 channels
  • 65 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 channel driven)
  • 1080p Passthrough
  • USB input

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Onkyo TX-SR313 Overview

Onkyo TX-SR313 was introduced in 2012. It is equipped with 5 channel amplifier and is capable of 5.1 maximum channel processing.

We evaluated the Receiver and gave 61 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the amplifier specifications, audio and video features, connectivity, multizone capabilities, radio and many other details.

AMPLIFIER
70
VIDEO FEATURES
45
AUDIO FEATURES
66
CONNECTIVITY
65
MULTIZONE
55
MISCELLANEOUS
57
RADIO
59
OVERALL
61

Amplifier score is based on power ratings, minimum impedance load, power supply, transformer type, total harmonic distortion, damping factor, signal to noise ratio and other small details. Audio score depends on the number of channels, front wide channel support, maximum channel processing, support of audio formats, DAC specifications, room calibration algorithm... Video score is based on HDR, Dolby Vision and video signal passthrough and upscaling, analog to HDMI upconversion. Connectivity score is defined from all wired and wireless inputs and outputs, internet and bluetooth connections, HEOS, SONOS and others. Multizone score depends on the number of zones with their outputs. Radio score is evaluated form digital radio support and analog tuner with its frequency range, signal to noise ratio, harmonic distortion...

Pros and Cons

In this section we present pros and cons of Onkyo TX-SR313.

PROS
Dolby TrueHD πŸ‘
Dolby Digital Plus πŸ‘
Dolby Pro Logic πŸ‘
DTS Neo πŸ‘
DTS-HD Master Audio πŸ‘
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio πŸ‘
DTS 96/24 πŸ‘
DTS Express πŸ‘
DSD via HDMI πŸ‘
Compressed Music Enhancer πŸ‘
3-D Ready πŸ‘
New HDCP Version πŸ‘
USB Input πŸ‘
Many Analog Audio Line Inputs πŸ‘
Composite Video Inputs πŸ‘
Composite Video Outputs πŸ‘
Component Video Inputs πŸ‘
Component Video Outputs πŸ‘
Zones πŸ‘
Detachable Power Cord πŸ‘
Analog Tuner πŸ‘
H.C.P.S. (High Current Power Supply) πŸ‘
CONS
Not Certified 4 Ω Performance πŸ‘Ž
No Bi-amp Capability πŸ‘Ž
Few Channel Processing πŸ‘Ž
No Dolby Atmos πŸ‘Ž
No Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization πŸ‘Ž
No Dolby Surround Upmixer πŸ‘Ž
No DTS:X πŸ‘Ž
No DTS Neural:X πŸ‘Ž
No DTS Virtual:X πŸ‘Ž
No IMAX Enhanced πŸ‘Ž
No Auro 3D with Auro-Matic Upmixer πŸ‘Ž
No High Resolution Music Playback via USB and/or Network πŸ‘Ž
No Gapless Playback πŸ‘Ž
No DSD via USB πŸ‘Ž
No DTS Dialog Control πŸ‘Ž
No High-resolution Music Enhancer πŸ‘Ž
No Auto Speaker Calibration System with Mic. πŸ‘Ž
No HDR10 πŸ‘Ž
No HDR10+ πŸ‘Ž
No BT.2020 color space πŸ‘Ž
No Dolby Vision πŸ‘Ž
No Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) πŸ‘Ž
No 4K or 8K Video Passthrough πŸ‘Ž
No 4K or 8K Video Upscaling πŸ‘Ž
No DLNA 1.5 πŸ‘Ž
No Chromecast Built-In πŸ‘Ž
Does not Work with Amazon Alexa πŸ‘Ž
Does Not Work with SONOS πŸ‘Ž
No Ethernet πŸ‘Ž
No Wi-Fi πŸ‘Ž
No Bluetooth πŸ‘Ž
No eARC πŸ‘Ž
Few HDMI Inputs πŸ‘Ž
Few HDMI Outputs πŸ‘Ž
No Phono Input πŸ‘Ž
No Multi-Channel Input πŸ‘Ž
No Analog Pre-Outs πŸ‘Ž
No Pandora πŸ‘Ž
No Spotify πŸ‘Ž
No Tidal πŸ‘Ž
No Deezer πŸ‘Ž
No Napster πŸ‘Ž
No SiriusXM Internet Radio πŸ‘Ž

Major Changes from its predecessor

Here we are comparing Onkyo TX-SR313 to its predecessor TX-SR309 and displaying the major changes.

UPGRADES Onkyo TX-SR313 Onkyo TX-SR309
More HDMI Inputs 4 3
Bigger Power Supply 3.4 A 3.3 A

For more detailed comparison between the models please visit Onkyo TX-SR313 vs Onkyo TX-SR309.

Selected Features

Amplifier

Onkyo TX-SR313 has 5 channel amplifier and delivers 65 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 channel driven).


Video Features

The Receiver has 1080p passthrough.


WRAT

Onkyo TX-SR313 features Onkyo’s Wide Range Amp Technology (WRAT) circuit layout that prevents phase shifting by pushing the roll-off point higher than the listening-level frequency. Amplifying sound without phase shift creates an uncommonly well-focused and realistic audio image. If phase shift occurs and signal timing is not accurate, then neither is the resulting audio image.


Advanced Music Optimizer

Compressed music enhancement in Onkyo TX-SR313 is done by Onkyo’s Advanced Music Optimizer. While MP3 or AAC files may sound fine through the headphones of your portable digital player, the limitations of these files can be exposed when played back through a quality home entertainment system. This is because a significant amount of high-frequency bit information is lost during the file-compression process. To counter this, Onkyo has designed the Advanced Music Optimizer to compensate for lost bit information and improve the quality of compressed audio signals. This results in a clearer and more expansive sound. Also included in this technology is a loudness correction feature that further improves the audio character of compressed files.


Room Correction

Onkyo TX-SR313 does not come with room correction system.


Connectivity

Onkyo TX-SR313 has 4 HDMI inputs and HDCP 2.2 copy protection.

Front panel has USB, Composite Video and RCA Audio inputs.

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Detailed Specifications

Here we list all the available features and specifications of Onkyo TX-SR313.

BASICS
BrandOnkyo
ModelTX-SR313
TypeA/V Receiver
CountryTaiwan
Release Year2012
AMPLIFIER
Channels5.1
WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology)βœ”
VLSC (Vector Linear Shaping Circuitry)βœ–
Optimum Gain Volume Circuitryβœ”
THXβ„’ Certificationβœ–
Continuous 6 Ω Ratedβœ”
Certified 4 Ω Performanceβœ–
Discrete Output Stage Circuitryβœ”
3-Stage Inverted Darlington Circuitryβœ–
PUSH-PULL Designβœ–
Independent Block Construction (Amp/Preprocessor)βœ–
Bi-amp Capabilityβœ–
BTL (Bridged Transless or Bridging)βœ–
AUDIO
Digital Processing Crossover Networkβœ–
Digital Signal Processing (DSP) EngineAdvanced 32-Bit Processing DSP Chip
DACBurr-Brown
Maximum Channel Processing5.1
Air Studios Monitor Certificationβœ–
Dolby Atmosβœ–
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizationβœ–
Dolby TrueHDβœ”
Dolby Digital Plusβœ”
Dolby Surround Upmixerβœ–
Dolby Pro Logicβœ” PLII
Dolby Digital EXβœ–
Surround EXβœ–
DTS:Xβœ–
DTS Neural:Xβœ–
DTS Virtual:Xβœ–
DTS Neoβœ” Neo:6
DTS-HD Master Audioβœ”
DTS-HD High Resolution Audioβœ”
DTS 96/24βœ”
DTS Expressβœ”
DTS-ESβœ–
IMAX Enhancedβœ–
Auro 3D with Auro-Matic Upmixerβœ–
PCMβœ” 2-ch/Multi-ch Input
Music Playback via USBFLAC, WMA, MP3, AAC
High Resolution Music Playback via USB and/or Networkβœ–
High Resolution Audio Formats via USBβœ–
Multi-Channel Music File Playback via USBβœ–
Gapless Playbackβœ–
DSD via HDMIβœ” 2-ch/Multi-ch Input
DSD via USBβœ–
DSD to PCM Converterβœ–
USB DACβœ–
Jitter Reductionβœ” PLL (Phase Locked Loop) Jitter-Cleaning Circuit Techβœ– logy for All Audio Signals
DTS Dialog Controlβœ–
Dialog Enhancementβœ–
Dialog Level Adjustmentβœ–
Dialog Normalizationβœ–
Dialogue Liftβœ–
Tone Controlβœ” Front L/R Channels
Compressed Music Enhancerβœ” Advanced Music Optimizer
High-resolution Music Enhancerβœ–
THX Processing Modeβœ–
Audyssey Dynamic EQβœ–
Audyssey Dynamic Volumeβœ–
Audyssey LFCβœ–
Audyssey Sub EQ HTβœ–
Audyssey DSXβœ–
Phase-Matching Bass Boostβœ–
Direct Modeβœ”
Pure Audio Modeβœ–
Pure Direct Analog Path Modeβœ–
Virtual Speakersβœ” T-D (Theater-Dimensional)
Independent Dual Subwoofer Outputβœ–
CALIBRATION
Auto Speaker Calibration System with Mic.βœ–
VIDEO
HDR10βœ–
HDR10+βœ–
Dynamic HDRβœ–
BT.2020 color spaceβœ–
Dolby Visionβœ–
Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG)βœ–
Quick Media Switching (QMS)βœ–
Auto Low Latency Mode Pass-throughβœ–
Variable Refresh Rate (VRR)βœ–
Quick Frame Transport (QFT)βœ–
3-D Readyβœ”
Video Signal Passthroughup to 1080p
Video Signal Upscalingβœ–
Analog To HDMI Upconversionβœ–
Component Video Upscalingβœ–
Analog to Analog Video conversionβœ–
isf Certified Calibration Controlβœ–
CONNECTIVITY
MHL Inputβœ–
DLNA 1.5βœ–
FireConnectβœ–
FlareConnectβœ–
Chromecast Built-Inβœ–
DTS Play-Fiβœ–
Works with Amazon Alexaβœ–
Works with SONOSβœ–
AirPlayβœ–
Apple Product Connectionβœ” iPod and iPhone via front USB
Remote Appβœ–
InstaPrevue Input Source Prevueβœ–
Ethernetβœ–
Ethernet Switchβœ–
Wi-Fiβœ–
Bluetoothβœ–
HDBaseT Compatibleβœ–
Enhanced ARCβœ–
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI Input4
HDMI Output1
USB Input1 Front (for iPod/iPhone)
USB DC Out Portβœ–
Analog Audio Line Input6 (1 front)
Analog Audio Line Output1
Phono Inputβœ–
Optical In2
Optical Outβœ–
Coaxial In/Out1 / βœ–
Composite Video Input5 (1 front)
Composite Video Output2
S-Video Inputβœ–
S-Video Outputβœ–
Component Video Input2
Component Video Output1
PC Inβœ–
Multi-Channel Inputβœ–
Analog Pre-Outs0.1
XLR Inputsβœ–
XLR Pre-outsβœ–
Front A/V InputsUSB, Composite Video, RCA Audio
Speaker A/Bβœ”
Headphone Outβœ” 6.3 mm
ZONES
Zones1
Whole House Modeβœ–
RS-232βœ–
+12V Trigger Outputβœ–
Remote (IR) Input/Outputβœ–
MISC
On-Screen Displayβœ” Basic Overlay
Detachable Power Cordβœ”
uportβœ–
ONKYO-RI System Controlβœ”
RIHD (Remote Interactive Over HDMI)βœ”
Pre-Pro/Learning Remoteβœ– / βœ–
On Screen Remote Programmingβœ–
Bi-directional Remote Setup via GUIβœ–
Activity Based Remoteβœ–
Smart Grid-Readyβœ–
RADIO
Analog Tunerβœ” FM/AM
Presets40
Digital Radioβœ–
Internet Radioβœ–
Pandoraβœ–
Spotifyβœ–
Tidalβœ–
Deezerβœ–
Napsterβœ–
SiriusXM Internet Radioβœ–
CONSTRUCTION
Solid Aluminum Frontβœ–
Speaker Terminals7
Large Speaker Terminals0
Color-Coded Speaker Terminalsβœ”
Transparent High-Grade Speaker Terminalsβœ–
18mm Pitch High Grade Pre-outsβœ–
19mm-Pitch Audio Inputsβœ–
Gold plated RCA terminalsβœ–
POWER
Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
Independent Power Supplyβœ–
H.C.P.S. (High Current Power Supply)βœ” Massive High Power Transformer
Toroidal Transformerβœ–
Power Consumption3.4 A
No Sound Power40 W
Standby Power0.2 W
GENERAL
Dimensions (W x H x D)435 mm x 150 mm x 318 mm
17-1/8" x 5-7/8" x 12-1/2"
Weight7.6 kg (16.8 lbs)
Warranty2 Years
SPECS
Power Output (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 265 W (0.7% THD)
Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 290 W (0.9% THD)
Maximum Effective Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1 channel driven, JEITA)120 W
Rated Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1 channel driven, IEC)100 W (1% THD)
Dynamic Power per Channel (3 Ω, Front)160 W
Dynamic Power per Channel (4 Ω, Front)125 W
Dynamic Power per Channel (8 Ω, Front)80 W
THD0.08% (20 Hz - 20 kHz, half power)
Damping Factor60 (Front, 1 kHz, 8 Ω)
Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Line)200 mV/47 kΩ (Line)
Rated Lineout Level and Impedance200 mV/2.2 kΩ (REC OUT)
Maximum Lineout Level and Impedance2 V/2.2 kΩ (REC OUT)
S/N Ratio (Line, IHF-A)100 dB
Frequency Response (Analog In)5 Hz - 100 kHz/+1 dB, -3 dB (DSP bypass)
DSD Sampling Rates via HDMI2.8 MHz
Video Input Sensitivity/Output Level and Impedance1 Vp-p/75 Ω (Component Y)
0.7 Vp-p/75 Ω (Component PB/CB, PR/CR)
1 Vp-p/75 Ω (Composite)
Video Frequency Response5 Hz - 100 MHz/+0 dB, -3 dB (Component)
Ethernet Standardβœ–
FM Frequency87.5 MHz - 108.0 MHz
AM Frequency522/530 kHz - 1611/1710 kHz

* - 480i/576i and 480p/576p only
** - 480i/576i only
*** - no 1080p/24 upconversion
**** - 1080p signal is not converted

Successor

In 2014 Onkyo TX-SR313 was replaced by TX-SR333. Let us now have a look at some important changes that the successor brought.


UPGRADES Onkyo TX-SR333 Onkyo TX-SR313
Higher Resolution Music Playback via USB βœ” up to 192 kHz βœ–
Gapless Playback βœ” βœ–
DSD via USB βœ” 2-ch Input βœ–
Video Signal Passthrough up to 4K/60p (YCbCr 4:2:0) up to 1080p
AirPlay βœ” AirPlay via optional Onkyo RI Dock DS-A5 (sold separately) βœ–
Bluetooth βœ” βœ–
More HDMI Inputs 6 4
More Analog Audio Line Inputs 7 (1 front) 6 (1 front)
More Coaxial Inputs/Outputs 2 / βœ– 1 / βœ–
More Zones 2 1
Independent Power Supply 2 βœ–

DOWNGRADES Onkyo TX-SR333 Onkyo TX-SR313
Less Optical Inputs 1 2
Less Composite Video Inputs 4 (1 front) 5 (1 front)
Less Composite Video Outputs 1 2
Less Component Video Inputs 1 2
Smaller Power Supply 3.2 A 3.4 A

For more detailed comparison between the models please visit Onkyo TX-SR333 vs Onkyo TX-SR313.

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