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Onkyo TX-NR717
7.5 out of 10

Onkyo TX-NR717

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Reviews and Problems with Onkyo TX-NR717

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Overall 2
2.0

Onkyo Going Bad At Two Years!

Shaggybeard "Shaggybeard", Amazon
21 February 2015
  • Summary: I havn't had this receiver for 2 years and this thing is already going out on me. When I turn the unit on, without any prompting, it will switch to USB. Then HDMI 2 appears on the screen. I have to hit the channel button to make the screen go away.
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Overall 10
10

Used Onkyo recivers for 18 years, and this was a great upgrade.

Amazon Customer, Amazon
7 February 2015
  • Summary: I had an older (20 years older) reciver, but needed something with great A/V and 7.1. This reciver has been great, the sound and multi zone mode works great. The only thing I didn't like was the didgital input from zone1, HDMI TV, can't be directed to zone2/3.
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Overall 2
2.0

So After upgarding from mu Onkyo 702 av system to ...

G. westcott "Gazza West", Amazon
10 January 2015
  • Summary: So After upgarding from mu Onkyo 702 av system to allow for more HDMI inputs. The Newer 717 failed completely after less the 9 months of use.It is only used for a few movies a month. Onkyo offer a trade for next to nothing for the same spec model at double the price.
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Overall 4
4.0

Junk

Daren H., Newegg
16 October 2014
  • Summary: They just dont build stuff to last.
  • Pros: great while it lasted.
  • Cons: 22 months - DEAD!
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Overall 6
6.0

worked great for a short time

mac, Amazon
13 October 2014
  • Summary: UPDATE Purchased in 2012 this worked great till just beyond warranty. then it started to not send power to the speakers I ordered another less power one with more features because to connect to internet I bought the usb wifi and usb blue tooth adapters my newer one is built in.
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Overall 2
2.0

Have had receiver for less than 2 years, and ...

chad trease, Amazon
28 September 2014
  • Summary: Have had receiver for less than 2 years, and it stopped producing any sound out of the blue. It's now completely worthless. Not returnable after 1 year.
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Overall 2
2.0

Do not buy, discontinued and there seems to be good reason for it.

Bryan, Amazon
22 August 2014
  • Summary: Total junk. This is the second one to fail. The first one the Ethernet card would not work. Sent back got a new one. 4 months later the thing will not operate correctly. When you try and turn it on it will not power up.
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Overall 2
2.0

Died after 1 year

RockMan, Amazon
24 June 2014
  • Summary: The receiver worked fine for the first 12 months. Then, it would not detect any sound signal from any source input. Xbox 360 (HDMI), PS3 (HDMI), cable box (Digital Coax), PC (Optical), the receiver would not output any sound from them.
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Overall 2
2.0

The Downward Spiral

alan s., Newegg
3 June 2014
  • Summary: My previous receiver purchase was an Onkyo also and it lasted longer than this one (a hair), until the DSP chip started to fail. Needless to say, I will not be purchasing this brand again...
  • Pros: Flexibility: This receiver comes with a plethora of features and seemed to be a great price. Additionally, Onkyo have a great history when it comes to build and sound quality.
  • Cons: Build Quality and reliability: Apparently all the good histories that Onkyo adhered to are just that - history. There has been an inexorable deterioration in this receiver's performance. It started with the network capability failing, thereby rendering all those juicy apps irrelevant. The latest ...
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Kumar S., Newegg
23 May 2014
  • Pros: Works fine for a year.
  • Cons: Do not buy. The board fails due to heating. Replacing the board is equivalent to a new unit price. Support poor.
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