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WORLD’S FIRST & ONLY ‘WORKS WITH SONOS’ CERTIFIED AV RECEIVERS GET NEW FIRMWARE UPDATE AS ONKYO USA REVEALS SONOS VOLUME PASS-THROUGH FUNCTIONALITY

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, NJ., March 12, 2020 – Onkyo USA Corporation, a leading independent distributor of renowned home audio brands, today announced a new firmware update that enables select Onkyo and Pioneer Elite receivers to have Sonos Volume Pass Through capabilities.

The update allows owners to control the receiver’s volume through the Sonos app on their phone or other device.  No more need to worry about presetting the volume level on the receiver or potential issues related to the presence of multiple volume controls, and owners can control the volume from anywhere in their house.

The following models will be automatically upgraded with the new functionality:

Onkyo Models                                    Pioneer Elite Models

TX-NR696                                            VSX-LX304

TX-NR797                                            VSX-LX504

TX-RZ740                                             SC-LX704

TX-RZ840                                             SC-LX904

TheseAV receivers are the world’s first and only ones that can manage and route up to 3 Sonos Ports or Connects without a control system.  The innovative incorporation of the Sonos ecosystem into home theater systems underscores Onkyo USA’s ongoing commitment in providing features that offer the long-term solutions home theater users are seeking.

More information can be found online at www.onkyousa.com/sonos-onkyo/ or http://sonos.pioneerhomeusa.com/.

About Onkyo USA

Located in Upper Saddle River, NJ, Onkyo USA is a privately held corporation wholly owned by Chief Executive Officer, Jason Sausto, and is one of the leading marketing and distribution companies for world-class consumer electronics brands that currently include Onkyo, Pioneer, Pioneer ELITE, Integra, Esoteric and Cotodama.

For more information, please visit Onkyo USA’s website at www.onkyousa.com or follow the company on Facebook, Twitter (@OnkyoUSA) and Instagram (@onkyo_usa).

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