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Onkyo TX-NR709
6.9 out of 10

Onkyo TX-NR709

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Reviews and Problems with Onkyo TX-NR709

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Overall 2
2.0

Horrible!!

museken, Amazon
30 November 2014
  • Summary: Horrible!! ..I bought this in 2012 so my warranty is void. Here's the thing. I heard complaints about the Tx series and I thought the unit caught a virus through all the info read on the net. It's just a matter of time til that happens I taught so Inever hooks this system up to the net.
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Overall 2
2.0

No sound after 2 years and 6 months

seattlite, Amazon
26 September 2014
  • Summary: Mine lasted 2 years 6 months on a 2 year warranty. On and off won't recognize the speakers anymore. What a joke. $635.80 down the drain. Don't buy this receiver and don't buy Onkyo products.
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Overall 2
2.0

Predictably disappointing...

Jeffrey K. Groth "ub63", Amazon
3 August 2014
  • Summary: Well, I honestly wish I wasn't bashing this product. I bought it in a departure from 2 Denon Receivers that I have had forever. The first lasted me literally 20 years and the sound was incredible.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worked for 3 years, then....

JH "Jay", Amazon
4 April 2014
  • Summary: As others have written I will do the same. I really like Onkyo - this was my second. I upgraded 3 years ago with high hopes; in fact I was impressed and enjoyed the NR709. Then about 2 weeks ago, I noticed the audio was taking a few extra seconds to click in, then finally nothing.
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Overall 2
2.0

Stay away.

James M. Larson "james", Amazon
14 January 2014
  • Summary: More problems with this unit in 2 years (sound goes out - like no sound from any source - no indication of connected speakers; constant 'second long 'flicker' where sound and picture 'disappear' for a second while watching DVD's or movies), than in 20 years with my old Onkyo unit (TXSV70PRO).
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Overall 2
2.0

Avoid by any means!

Alp Tasdemir, Amazon
23 December 2013
  • Summary: My unit also failed shortly after warranty period was over. Same HDMI sound problem as of many others who are complaining in various forums. I should have taken my time to do a proper research on these reported problems.
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Overall 2
2.0

Mechanical quality issues

OhDear623, Amazon
20 November 2013
  • Summary: Got this receiver almost 22.5 months ago. I had no issues or complaints with it, until about 2 weeks ago when all of sudden there was no audio output. I called the company, who had me take it to the nearest repair shop (1.5 hr drive round trip -with no traffic).
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Overall 2
2.0

Limited lifetime

Hans C. Reinecker, Amazon
8 September 2013
  • Summary: Well be aware, mine just broke just after 2 years. There is reason these are cheap. Turns on, but no music on either speaker nor headphones not even from tuner. Warranty just expired, build in obsolescence I assume.
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Overall 2
2.0

Don't waste you money and time

K. Tamara "review-NJ", Amazon
30 May 2013
  • Summary: This is one of the waste product. HDMI handshake fails repeatedly. I live in NJ and luckily there is service center in 50 miles . There was fire in receiver for TWICE and was repaired. As soon as it was returned to me HDMI is never recognized.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worthless

G. E. Sellers "Lethal Werd", Amazon
11 April 2013
  • Summary: Was so happy to purchase the TX-NR709. It lasted me about 1.5 years (I guess I should be thankful). Mysteriously, it decided to no longer play sound. It passes through sound to my TV speakers but won't play through the system. Restored factory settings and Audyssey won't run. It tells me to wait.
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