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Onkyo TX-NR818

Onkyo TX-NR818
alaScore 90

288 reviews

Nov, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 288 reviews of Onkyo TX-NR818. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The price is also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the size. Many are critical about the reliability.

usability, price, design

reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Onkyo TX-NR818 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Onkyo TX-NR818

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Onkyo TX-NR818 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the design and price are on the whole positive.

price, design

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Onkyo TX-NR818 BlackOnkyo TX-NR818 Black

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Onkyo TX-NR818

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 199 user reviews of Onkyo TX-NR818 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the design. The price is also mentioned favorably, but there are some negative reviews about the size and reliability.

usability, price, design

reliability, size

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Onkyo TX-NR818 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver (Black)Onkyo TX-NR818 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver (Black)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Ian Morris (pocket-lint.com)

Onkyo TX-NR818

 

Home cinema audio is often neglected, with TVs getting all the attention. The truth is though, that you could spend less on a TV and more on your audio system and have a more enjoyable experience. After all, most of the problem with TV and movies come...

Movie and TV soundtracks are brilliantly rendered, music sounds fantastic, some great online features, Android and iPhone apps,

Expensive, Onkyo just keep making better ones, menus can be slow and text input is a pain

Onkyo continues its yearly rampage of home AV. The 818 is brilliant, and the best-sounding AVR we've ever heard from the company. We're a little weary of saying this, but we honestly think this £1.000 model outperforms Onkyo's own £2.000 receiver from...

Nov, 2012

Recommended!

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (trustedreviews.com)

Onkyo TX-NR818

 

Onkyo's feature-packed AV amp is an absolute knockout

Extensive network features ; Potent movie sound ; Excellent picture processing ; Top-drawer build quality

No AirPlay support

Also on the back are eleven sturdy binding posts. These include terminals for the front, centre, surround and surround back channels, as well as front wide and front height channels for the built-in Dolby Pro Logic IIz, Audyssey DSX and DTS Neo:X...

Feb, 2013

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Onkyo TX-NR818 review

 

Impressive power, features and functionality from this new Onkyo receiver

Solid build ; looks good in silver ; thorough specification ; eight HDMI inputs ; good picture processing ; powerful yet refined sound ; fine sense of scale

Unintuitive control app

A fine AV amp with features aplenty, capable of impressive power and sonic presence

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: (avforums.com)

Onkyo TX-NR818 AV Receiver Review

 

Does the NR818 explain why Onkyo are so dominant in the receiver market?

Excellent sound quality ; Comprehensive connections ; Impressive video processing ; Attractive design ; Superb build quality ; Flexible setup and configuration ; Good internet and networking features

No 4K pass-through ; No multi-channel analogue inputs ; Remote app needs work ; No built-in WiFi ; Front display can't be turned off ; No backlight on remote control

Expert review by: Tom Andry (audioholics.com)

Onkyo 2012 Midline Receivers Preview

 

It is easy to get excited about the $1000 TX-NR717 until you see what the extra $200 for the TX-NR818 gets you. Audyssey XT32, 13.5 extra pounds and 25 extra watts per channel, and lots more.

Onkyo has long been known for having the most features for the money in their receiver offerings and the TX-NR717 and TX-NR818 receivers are no different. It is easy to get excited about the $1000 TX-NR717 until you see what the extra $200 for the...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Stephen Dawson (avhub.com.au)

Onkyo TX-NR818 Review

 

The Onkyo TX-NR818 is a powerful AV receiver, with some impressive options

Consumer review by: Alan (reevoo.com)

Onkyo TX-NR818

 

Ease of connection and setup.

None to mention.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Alan (reevoo.com)

Onkyo TX-NR818

 

Ease of connection and setup

None to mention

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Danny (reevoo.com)

Onkyo TX-NR818

 

i bought this as an experiment as I want to get a 5509 flagship model. after reading lots of reviews, especially about XT32, im skeptical how good it is. so here it is. and turns out: very easy to setup. quite amazed at the sub integration (yes, i...

SONIC: preamp: low end lacks abit of control, even compare to my very old yamaha. movie is very good, but still no match to audiolab 8200+Quad909 combo. [im using KEF Ref201/2] Power amp: not as warm as some may think, and lack some fineness. U/I:...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: Danny (reevoo.com)

Onkyo TX-NR818

 

i bought this as an experiment as I want to get a 5509 flagship model. after reading lots of reviews, especially about XT32, im skeptical how good it is. so here it is. and turns out ; very easy to setup. quite amazed at the sub integration (yes, i...

SONIC: preamp: low end lacks abit of control, even compare to my very old yamaha. movie is very good, but still no match to audiolab 8200+Quad909 combo. [im using KEF Ref201/2 ; Power amp: not as warm as some may think, and lack some fineness ; U/I:...

Nov, 2012
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio output channels:7.2
Dynamic power per channel (3 Ohm):300
Dynamic power per channel (4 Ohm):250
Dynamic power per channel (8 Ohm):150
Frequency range:20 - 20000 / 5 - 100000
Impedance:6
Input impedance:47000
Input sensitivity:200
Output impedance:470
Output level:200
Power output per channel (1KHz@6 Ohm):180
Pre-out channels:9.2
Pre-out connectivity: Yes
Receiver Type:Surround
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):110
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.08

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
THX Certified:THX Select2 Plus

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, LPCM, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC, FLAC, LPCM, MP3, OGG, WMA / AAC, LPCM, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA

Inputs

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) in:1 / 7
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:2
Composite Video In:2 / 5
Digital audio coaxial in:3
Digital audio optical in:3
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI In:8
Multichannel audio input type:RCA
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
Remote (IR) input:1
USB ports quantity:2

Networking

Ethernet LAN:No / Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical drive included: No

Outputs

Audio (L,R) out:1
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
HDMI Out:2
Headphone connectivity:6.3 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Multichannel audio output type:Terminals
Number of HDMI Outputs:2
Remote (IR) output:1

Packaging Content

AM antenna: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
FM antenna: Yes
Manual: Yes
User guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):587 x 533 x 337 / 587 x 553 x 337
Package weight:22

Ports & interfaces

12V trigger: Yes
12V trigger ports quantity:2
AM antenna ports quantity:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired
FM antenna ports quantity:1
Grounding port:1
Multichannel pre out connectivity:RCA
RS-232 ports:1
Speakers connectivity type:Binding Post
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.1
Power consumption (typical):720

Radio

AM band range:522 - 1710 / 530 - 1.710
FM band range:87.5 - 108
Internet Radio: Yes
Internet radio services supported:Last.fm, vTuner
Preset stations quantity:40
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
RDS features:PS, PTY, RT, TI / PS, PTY, RT, TP
Supported radio bands:AM, FM

Technical Details

AirPlay: No
Apple docking compatibility:iPhone, iPod / No
Audio Decoders:Dolby Pro Logic IIz, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio / Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Bass adjustment: Yes
Bi-amping: Yes
Colour of product:Black / Silver
Deep colour support: Yes
Detachable power cord: Yes
Display:LCD
Handheld remote control: Yes
Multi-Zone capability: Yes
Multi-Zone quantity:2
Number of products included:1
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
RS-232 interface: Yes
Treble adjustment: Yes
Volume Control:Rotary
x.v.Color support: Yes

Video

3D: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Supported graphics resolutions:4096 x 2160
Supported video modes:1080p
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:43.5
Height :19.9 / 198.5
Weight:18.3
Width:43.5