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Onkyo TX-8270 – high quality stereo receiver

Last Updated on 1 month by D.Fili

Home theater receivers are excellent, but if you can not want to occupy your living space with speakers, you’re left with a large amount of unused connections. Onkyo’s TX-8270 receiver is an amazing stereo solution that operates with today’s TVs and video components. In addition it has all the functions significant music fans are following.

This intelligent receiver lets you have fun with both digital and analog music sources. Onkyo’s low-distortion Wide Range Amplification Technology provides you genuine, powerful sound. The receiver’s 32-bit/384kHz DAC helps bring out the very best in almost any digital audio format, right from high-resolution audio files to live-streaming music.Onkyo TX8270

All the proper connections
The Onkyo TX-8270 stereo receiver has adequate connections for your audio equipment, from CD players to cassette decks. A specific phono input offers you a direct connection for a turntable. Front- and rear-panel USB ports provides you handy access to digital music files stored on a usb drive. Four 4K-compliant HDMI inputs let you connect up your TV and Blu-ray player, as well as a game console, PC, or streaming media device.

Wireless functionality extends your listening options
Anytime it comes to music, we realize there is no such thing as too many options. The Onkyo TX-8270’s networking capability lets you play songs from your private digital music collection, but why quit there? Assistance for the most well known streaming services such as Pandora®, Spotify®, and SiriusXM opens up an large quantity of brand-new listening choices.

Listen to internet radio channels everywhere in the world through TuneIn radio. Apple AirPlay 2 lets you stream music from a suitable Apple device, while Bluetooth allows you stream from practically any phone, tablet, or personal computer. The receiver remembers up to 8 Bluetooth-enabled devices, so family members and close friends can share their music as well.

Favorite songs in different rooms
Playback from such a capable music receiver should not be restricted to just one room, so the Onkyo TX8270 provides you the ability to distribute your music through numerous parts of the house. A/B speaker connections imply you can put a second set of speakers in another room or outdoors area. Or use the Zone 2 preamp outputs to connect a power amplifier and speakers in a different room. (You can play the exact same source in each zones, or a different source in Zone 2.) A dedicated DAC for Zone 2 lets you enjoy digital sources and even streamed music outside of your primary listening place.Onkyo TX8270

A practical control application ties it all together
Onkyo’s free Remote app for iOS® and Android™ lets you manage your music with your mobile phone or tablet from any room in the house. The application lets you turn sources and regulate volume, along with changing bass and treble configuration settings. It furthermore shows you a list of supported streaming services to choose from, giving you complete control over them from within the application. Photo: Onkyo
Onkyo TX8270 product features:
100 watts x 2 into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.08% THD
large, high-current power transformer and audio-grade capacitors for clear sound
4K-compatible HDMI switching for A/V sources (4 in/1 out) lets you enjoy 2.1 home theater
high-quality AK4438 384kHz/32-bit digital-to-analog converter accurately renders your digital audio sources
VLSC™ filtering for smooth sound from digital sources
Digital and Streaming Music Options:
Integrated dual-band Wi-Fi for music streaming
Includes support for Pandora®, Deezer, and 100 % free internet radio streams with TuneIn (membership needed for some services)
Chromecast built-in for streaming music from the cloud with appropriate mobile apps (available firmware update needed)
Operates with Google Home speaker for voice control of music features and volume
Spotify® Connect lets you play Spotify’s streaming music library via the receiver through your smartphone or tablet (usually requires Spotify app and a premium subscription)Onkyo TX8270Apple AirPlay 2 for streaming music from an iPhone®, iPad®, iPod touch® or computer running iTunes®
DTS® Play-Fi for wireless music streaming with compatible devices
Compatible with Sonos Port – receiver moves on automatically and sets the right input when selected in the app
built-in Bluetooth for wireless music listening with smartphones, tablets, and appropriate computers
plays digital music files from a USB thumb drive or compatible external USB hard drive
plays networked PCM files up to 24-bit/192kHz resolution and DSD files up to 5.6 MHz – through wired Ethernet connection only
Onkyo TX8270 connections:
HDMI 2.0a audio/video switching: 4 in, 1 out
HDCP 2.2 technology ensures compatibility with 4K Ultra HD sources and TVs
HDR-compatible for expanded picture contrast and brightness with compatible 4K TVs and HDR-encoded content
supports HDR 10 and Dolby Vision
HDMI inputs support PCM and DSD audio formats only; no built-in Dolby® Digital decoding
front- and rear-panel USB inputs
2 optical digital audio inputs
1 coaxial digital audio input
4 analog audio inputs (including MM phono input for a turntable)
stereo RCA output for Zone 2 amp and speakers
USB, Bluetooth, and network sources can be played in Zone 2
2 mono RCA outputs for powered subwoofers
binding post speaker connectors for A and B speaker pairs
front-panel 1/4″ headphone jack
Some other Features & Specs:
40 AM/FM presets
4 front-panel pre-programmed buttons let you store your favorite AM/FM stations for simple access
remote control
17-1/8″W x 5-7/8″H x 13-11/16″D
Weight: 18.1 lbs.
Warranty: 2 years     Price: $599.00

Onkyo TX8270 specs:

Power Watts/Ch (8 Ohms 20-20kHz, 2 Channels Driven, FTC)
100, 0.08% THD
Power Watts/Ch (6 Ohms 1kHz, 1 Channel Driven, FTC)
170, 0.10% THD
Dynamic Power
240 W (3 Ohms, Front) 210 W (4 Ohms, Front) 120 W (8 Ohms, Front)
THD + Noise
0.08 % (20hz-20kHz, Half power)
Frequency Response
10 Hz-100 kHz (+ 1 dB, -3 dB) (Direct Mode)
S/N Ratio
106 dB (IHF-A, Line In, Speaker Out) 80 dB ( IHF-A, Phono In, Speaker Out)
Phono Overload (1 kHz)
70 mV (MM, 1 kHz, 0.5%)
FM
87.5 MHz–107.9 MHz
AM
530 kHz–1,710 kHz
FM/AM Preset Memory
40 Stations (Plus 4 Faceplate BGM Presets)
Power Supply
AC 120 V˜, 60 Hz
Power Consumption
4.2 A
Standby Power Consumption
0.1 W
No-Sound Power Consumption
35 W
Network Standby Power Consumption
2.6 W

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