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Onkyo TX-NR717
7.8 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 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 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

Network connectivity horrible it will fail. Sound=OK but a epic fail on being a network connected home entertainment receiver.

Searching for Wisdom "Live Strong", Amazon
26 January 2014
  • Summary: WARNING! Before you buy an Onkyo do a Google search on "Onkyo loses network connection" and read. This problem is systemic with Onkyo. This is my second TX-NR717. After the first one kept failing on being able to be network connected I figured it may be a fluke and returned to Amazon (love Amazon)...
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Overall 2
2.0

Weak

Steve Sisson, Amazon
13 January 2014
  • Summary: I bought this to replace a much older Onkyo TX-DS-777 which actually rocked. I have a wide range of systems set up in my house including Dennon, Pioneer, Yamaha and NAD, this by far the most disappointed I have ever been in a piece of audio equipment.
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Overall 2
2.0

Died after 1 month.

Amazon Customer, Amazon
3 December 2013
  • Summary: Would not power up after 1 months use. Hopefully Onkyo will honor the warranty. I still have to shell out money to FedEx it to the closest repair center 92 miles from my house. Disappointed in the most expensive receiver I ever bought.
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Overall 2
2.0

Gets hot too fast and it shuts down after 2 or 3 hours of usage.

Edwin, Amazon
29 November 2013
  • Summary: It burned out on me after one year usage, got hot too fast and went bad in less than a year of usage. For the price I paid this is the worst investment I have ever made in electronics. I now have to buy another receiver.
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Overall 2
2.0

Fool me....3 times?

E. N., Amazon
17 October 2013
  • Summary: Many years ago I purchased two high-end Onkyo Amps for myself and parents. Both died a year and a half after purchase with no response from Onkyo support. I replaced both of them with Pioneers that have been ticking for 8+ years now.
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