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Onkyo HT-RC180
5.7 out of 10

Onkyo HT-RC180

The THX® Select2 Plus™ Certified HT-RC180 combines the latest Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Onkyo HT-RC180

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Overall 2
2.0

DO NOT BUY

Vyxxen, Amazon
26 December 2012
  • Summary: JANUARY 2013 UPDATE: DO NOT BUY ONKYO. My receiver has stopped working again, just a year after warranty repair by an authorized Onkyo service center for what is a known issue with this model (it just stops producing sound one day).
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Overall 2
2.0

Onkyo quality control

Brian E., Newegg
11 February 2012
  • Pros: Great amp, as I said in an earlier review... when it worked.
  • Cons: HOWEVER, this model and others (not sure which) are brought down by a bad chip on the HDMI board. This according to a certified repair center I took the unit to yesterday. He had two units in the back and one on the counter when I walked in. First thing he said was, "Let me guess, no sound?" Bing...
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Overall 2
2.0

Frustrated

Gilberto Rizzo, Amazon
4 January 2011
  • Summary: My Onkyo lasted three months and went silent, with no repair experts in a 50 mile radius from home!!! I had to buy a Pioneer replacemenrt.
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Overall 2
2.0

Dead after using for a few weeks.

HonestAbe, Amazon
25 November 2010
  • Summary: It's quite unfortunate when a good brand takes a truly bad turn. I've decided to purchase this mostly due to Onkyo's reputation of having great reliable receiver, but I really should have read more reviews of their other similar products.
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Overall 2
2.0

Lost Sound. Very disappointed.

Tuan Anh, Amazon
30 September 2010
  • Summary: Price tag for $1,000 but lost sound after one year. I am so disappointed. It seems like processor problem. Don't buy it. It is just the waste of money!
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Overall 2
2.0

Exploding Onkyo Receiver

TLite, Amazon
13 September 2010
  • Summary: Well, this might have been the best sounding receiver of all time, but I never found out. I spent a good hour setting this thing up, running wires through the wall, etc. I turned it on and was working on the system setup on the (very cool) receiver menu.
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Overall 2
2.0

Piece of cr@p lemon

Greg Cadmes, Amazon
4 September 2010
  • Summary: This unit died after one week. Steps to reproduce...? 1)ensure all connections are accurate and secure...check 2)using the OSD, configure inputs, outputs, speaker settings...etc...check. 3)using the OSD, calibrate the speaker output levels....check. 4) ....died while calibrating..
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Overall 2
2.0

When Warranty period ends - watch out

Keogh, Amazon
5 April 2010
  • Summary: Receiver's sound Amplifier burned out in a planned obsolesence period of warranty + one month. In the state of Colorado, there is one certified Onkyo tech who wanted 3 months and more $$$ to fix it than I originally paid. Looking online, the blown amp is exceedingly common for this unit.
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Overall 2
2.0

The related model (TX-NR807) exploded on me

John L., Newegg
5 December 2009
  • Pros: Didn't really get to try it
  • Cons: I also spent alot of time getting ready for my new ONKYO reciever. Finally hooked it up and it sounded ok until I was going through the speaker setup. I tried upping the dB on the front left speaker and it popped and shut down. I checked to make sure that my speaker wires were OK, which they were...
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Overall 2
2.0

Exploding Receiver

Anonymous, Newegg
12 October 2009
  • Summary: Should I contact Consumer Safety on this? Don't know if this damaged my center speaker yet. Ohm reading is still good on it. Why don't Onkyo put Zone 2 /3 on the new speaker positions of front high and wide. These are upgrades from the original 6.1 and 5.1 positions of earlier receivers.
  • Pros: It didn't explode the first time I turned it on.
  • Cons: I was upgrading my TX-SR702 with this unit. Got it about 2 weeks ago, spent a week cutting holes in walls and running new HDMI cable, and speaker cables. Repaired the walls; painted the room, moved the furniture back. Got up early Sat morning took the receiver out of the box and started hooking e...
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