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Future-ready home entertainment with THX® Certified Select™
A harmonious mix of tech and tradition, the TX-NR696 adapts to entertainment life and finds the emotion in every sound source, from 3D film-scores to vinyl records. Next-Generation Network Audio gathers Chromecast built-in*1, Works with Sonos, AirPlay 2, and DTS Play-Fi® with streaming services for smooth multi-room audio evolved by support for the new high-speed 802.11ac (2×2 MIMO) Wi-Fi® specification*2. Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® pull audiences deep into movies and games, THX Certified Select assuring a cinema-reference experience. If a 5.2.2-ch setup isn’t possible, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer*3 and DTS Virtual:X™*3 can create a 3D sound-field from horizontal speaker layouts. Zone 2 outputs bring amped multi-source audio to two rooms, while a flexible new zone line-out/front L/R pre-out terminal lets you listen how you want, where you want. With revitalized DAA system, 4K/60p/HDR HDMI® terminals, and many extras, this product excels in every aspect.
The TX-RZ740 not only elevates sound, but also that satisfied feeling you get every time you switch it on. The extra weight of the custom transformer, custom 10,000 μF capacitors, and aluminum heat-sink speak of an amp built for high-current power, enabling 3D audio to exhibit true-to-life spatiality and pin-point localization. Bass force is terrific, dynamics blindingly fast, and resolution grainless. Next-Generation Network Audio gathers multi-room platforms supported by 802.11ac*1 Wi-Fi®, or enjoy powered and unpowered audio distribution. The receiver, which supports up to 7.2.4-ch of 3D sound with external amp, is certified for IMAX® Enhanced*2 and is THX® Certified Select™ for a cinema-reference experience. From how it sounds to the way it makes you feel, the TX-RZ740 is made to savor now and in the future.
*1 Some countries or regions have regulations that affect wireless signal strength and the use of Wi-Fi channels. *2 Enabled with a future firmware update.
The Smart Choice for Stress-free Surround-Sound
There’s a path to immersive surround-sound that won’t result in a messy living space, and it’s called the TX-L50. Slim, smart, and ready to fit into your existing furniture, the receiver cleans up cable clutter by integrating your players into the TV via one HDMI®, and by letting you cast music wirelessly from smartphone apps in seconds. Lush, cohesive sound transforms daily entertainment, from TV shows to LP records, thanks to responsive six-channel amplification. With the addition of a compact speaker set, cinema magic is on tap with simple playback control to help to melt stress away.
7 x 130w, 6ohm, Dolby Atmos, Play-Fi
Our flagship receiver’s fathomless pool of high-current power and instantaneous full-scale dynamics make it the ultimate driving force for 7.2.4-channel home-cinema layouts with floorstanding speakers, dual subwoofers, and in-ceiling height speakers. Sound quality is accurate, lush, and exuberant, capable of transporting your audience out of this world and into the one created by the film’s director. As well as completely transforming the cinematic and stereo-listening experience, the TX-RZ3100 serves entertainment seamlessly across the home, with wired or wireless* multi-zone digital/analog audio, Zone 2 UltraHD HDMI®, and a suite casting technologies to share app-based audio to the home cinema and beyond. Designed for easy custom home integration, the TX-RZ3100 is crafted with passion for the passionate home cinema enthusiast.
* Requires optional FireConnect™-compatible speakers sold separately.
The THX®-certified TX-RZ1100 is aimed at discerning audiophiles waiting for the perfect product to deliver a no-compromises 5.2.4-channel audio experience in their home. This extraordinary reference receiver is suited to quad in-ceiling DTS:X™- and Dolby Atmos®-ready layouts with mammoth power to drive front and rear floorstanders with thrilling dynamism. The TX-RZ1100 leverages Onkyo-tuned high-current architecture with sophisticated digital-switching technology to achieve sound that’s nothing short of spectacular. Add the ability to cast from most music apps to the receiver via AirPlay®, Wi-Fi®, and Google Cast™, and to mirror any audio on wireless speakers around the home (along with powered audio and 4K video distribution) and the case for flagship-quality entertainment becomes even more convincing.
Rayno sits on the board of Directors as a shareholder. He has been with the company since 2003, originally working as an employee in the position of Sales Manager. At that time it was a far smaller enterprise, consisting of 1 branch with 6 staff members. In 2008 the original owner sold the company to the van Heerden family, who officially took over as of May 2008 and have since managed to grow it into what it is today.
Rayno has created and maintained excellent relationships with motor manufacturers.
Thanks to him, Planetworld is a supplier to the likes of Nissan, Suzuki, Mitsubishi, Ford, Subaru, Datsun, KIA, Haval and Toyota to mention a few. Along with his team, Rayno sources products then, working closely with the manufacturer, helps develop and customise them to suit the South African market. To date, he has created inhouse brands – OneNav, Planet Multimedia, Smart Mirror and TyreTech.
Rayno credits his obsession with service and his dedication to customer satisfaction to his 15-year career as a waiter. He’s always had an adventurous side enjoying hobbies such as hang gliding, skateboarding, surfing and trail running. As per family tradition, Rayno loves his music and plays a number of instruments, even having composed a few of his own original songs.