Groundbreaking DIRAC Live® Room Correction technology offers improved musical staging, clarity, dialog, and deeper bass right out of the box, ensuring that your immersive surround experience is delivered with the highest fidelity.
Featuring three HDMI-out options, the TX-RZ50 AV receiver delivers uncompressed HDMI 8K/4K transfer at 40 Gbps, increasing the bandwidth over its predecessors and taking full advantage of the capabilities of Next-Gen gaming consoles. Put through thousands of tests to obtain the coveted THX Certification, this SMART AV Receiver™ delivers a mind-blowing movie, music, and gaming experience to your home.
- DIRAC Live Room Correction: State-of-the-art digital room correction technology improves overall audio performance across the full frequency band with no additional upgrade required. Dirac Live automatically calibrates sound in your room using either your smartphone and the included wired mic, or go virtually wireless with the Dirac Live PC or MacOS * application, and a 3rd party USB mic (not included). Dirac Live unlocks your loudspeakers’ full potential in any listening space and delivers a uniquely pristine listening experience.* Device must be connected to the internet and the same network as your AVR.
- Enhanced Gaming: Own your opponents with HDMI 2.1 enhancements for gamers: 4K/120Hz HDR pass-through enables ultra-fast motion -VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) eliminates lag, stutter, and frame-tearing for fluid gameplay. – ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) optimizes latency from source to screen – QFT (Quick Frame Transport) limits lag for a smoother experience.
- 9 Channels of onboard amplification with 11.2-Channel Processing: The TX-RZ50 features up to 11.2 channel processing and pre-outs for 7.2.4 system layouts, making it an ideal choice for your premium home theater setup.
- Stream your favorite music: Use Works with Sonos*, Chromecast built-in™, AirPlay 2, and DTS Play-Fi®; includes Spotify®, Amazon Music, Pandora®, TIDAL, Deezer, or TuneIn streaming services (*Sonos Port or Connect required)
- THX® Certified Select Theater-Reference Sound: Guarantees the same reference volume of a commercial theater in rooms where the screen-to-seat distance is about 12 ft. (3.5 m).
- IMAX Enhanced: Bring larger-than-life home. Using DTS: X® technology, IMAX Mode delivers lMAX Enhanced content as the filmmakers intended. IMAX Enhanced films are available to stream or own on Ultra HD Blu-ray™
- Roon plays to thousands of USB, Airplay, and Chromecast devices, but Roon-tested devices are profiled by the Roon team to ensure simple setup and effortless daily use. If you own a Roon Tested device, you can have the confidence that you will enjoy the best possible experience with it
- Discrete Zone 2 HDMI Switching: Set up different high-definition entertainment options with up to 8K60 resolution* in two different rooms with the TX-RZ50. Watch a movie in the home theater, while the kids watch cartoons in their playroom. * *8K60 only valid for Zone 1/Zone 2 will only produce 4K120 resolution when two separate HDMI sources are used
- Immersive Sound from your TV Apps: eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) simplifies connectivity and supports the latest high-bitrate audio formats including Dolby Atmos®, DTS-HD Master Audio™, DTS: X®, Dolby® TrueHD.
- Voice Control: Work with your digital assistant in any room with easy Google and Amazon Alexa SMART home ecosystem integrations
- Stereo Height Channel Flexibility: Set the mood for your next gathering by using height or surround speakers to ensure sound is distributed evenly throughout the room. By being able to move the stereo sound to height speakers, it blankets the space more evenly, giving everyone a better experience.
250 W/Ch THX® Certified Select RZ Series Dynamic Audio Amplification
IMAX® Enhanced certified for immersive signature sound by DTS:X®
11.2-ch processing and pre-outs for 7.2.4 layouts
Supports Dirac Live® Room Correction
20Hz to 20kHz
AccuReflex phase-matching solution for Atmos-enabled speakers
SMART AV Receiver™
Works with Sonos, Chromecast built-in™, AirPlay 2, and DTS Play-Fi®; includes Spotify®, Amazon Music HD, Pandora®, TIDAL, Deezer, and TuneIn streaming services
Works with Hey Google or Alexa
Stream over 5 GHz/2.4 GHz dual-band Wi-Fi® supporting the 802.11ac standard
Inputs 1-3 and Main/Sub out support 8K/60AB and 4K/120AB. Inputs 4-6 support 8K/60B and 4K/120AB. Front HDMI Input supports up to 4K/60 (HDMI 2.0).
HDMI 2.1 features that are supported on HDMI inputs 1–6, Main Out, and Sub/Zone 2 Out in Sub Mode output including VRR, ALLM, QFT (Quick Frame Transport), DSC (Display Stream Compression), QMS (Quick Media Switching), and eARC (Main Out).
HDMI Sub/Zone 2 Out for media transmission to a second display
Send or receive audio via Bluetooth® wireless technology
RX mode: SBC/AAC, TX mode: SBC/Qualcomm® aptX™/ aptX HD
Refined chassis, HDMI board, DAC, Digital/Analog inputs, power-amp grounds and power lines
5.2-ch Main + Powered Zone 2 + Powered Zone 3 speakers support synced/independent D/A audio playback
Zone 2/Zone B line-out*7 (analog RCA) supports synced or independent D/A playback*8 on compatible audio systems or headphone docks
Potent home theater performance from Onyko
Modern-day home theater gear has opened the door to all sorts of wonderful A/V experiences. A powerful receiver like Onkyo's TX-RZ50 is an excellent example of why. It's equally skilled at delivering memorable movie nights, laid-back listening sessions, and high-octane gaming — all while offering intuitive, app-based control.
Ideal for a Dolby Atmos system
The nine-channel TX-RZ50 is ideal for powering a 5.1.4 Dolby Atmos or DTS:X™ system — that's the traditional five speakers and subwoofer configuration, plus two pairs of upward-firing or in-ceiling speakers for overhead sound effects.
Advanced video processing for movies and more
Onkyo equipped the TX-RZ50 with the latest video technology. All six of its rear-panel HDMI inputs support crisp 4K/120 video content — perfect for high-quality sources like a 4K Ultra HD
- 120 W/Ch (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2-ch driven, FTC)
- 250 W/Ch (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1-ch driven)
- 5.2.4-ch/7.2.2-ch Dolby Atmos® and DTS: X playback
- Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer and DTS Virtual: X™ 3D sound virtualization technologies
- Stream over 5 GHz/2.4 GHz dual-band Wi-Fi®
- Send or receive audio via bi-directional Bluetooth® wireless technology
- Apple AirPlay 2
- Music Made Easy with Chromecast built-in
- 3-year warranty on all RZ Series AV Receivers
- DIRAC LIVE® ROOM CORRECTION
- ULTIMATE 4K GAMING EXPERIENCE
- 11.2-Channel Processing
- THX® CERTIFIED
Power output (All channels)
250 W/Ch (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 10% THD, 1 channel driven) 120 W/Ch (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 2 channels driven, FTC)
250 W (3 ohms, Front) 220 W (4 ohms, Front) 130 W (8 ohms, Front)
THD+N (Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise)
0.08% (20 Hz–20 kHz, half power)
Input sensitivity and impedance
200 mV rms/47 k-ohms (Line) 3.5 mV rms/47 k-ohms (Phono MM)
Rated RCA output level and impedance
1 V rms/470 ohms (Subwoofer pre-out) 200 mV rms/470 ohms (Zone 2/Zone B line-out)
5 Hz–100 kHz/+1 dB, -3 dB (Direct Mode)
±10 dB, 20 Hz (Bass) ±10 dB, 20 kHz (Treble)
106 dB (Line, IHF-A) 80 dB (Phono, IHF-A)
87.5 MHz–107.9 MHz
530 kHz–1,710 kHz
FM/AM preset memory
AC 120 V~, 60 Hz
Power consumption (operating)
Power consumption (idle)
Power consumption (standby)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
17 1/8˝ x 7 15/16˝ x 15 11/16˝ (435 x 201.5 x 398 mm)
30.9 lbs. (14.0 kg)