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Onkyo-tx-nr717.33349544
8.9 out of 10

Onkyo TX-NR717

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Reviews and Problems with Onkyo TX-NR717

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Overall 6
6.0

Where's the polish?

A. Feigenson, Amazon
27 January 2014
  • Summary: For about 14 years, I’ve been using a Sony ES receiver, which I’ve loved. But it doesn’t do HDMI and decided it was time to upgrade. Tons of research and nearly a year of reading reviews and I chose the 717. I’m technically proficient, but not snobbish about audio quality. People who can hear the differences between receivers seem like alien beings to me. I guess my hearing just isn’t that sensitive.
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Overall 6
6.0

ARC Issues

Jimh, Crutchfield
9 December 2013
  • Summary: Full featured home theatre receiver. Couldn't get the ARC to work with my TV. Onkyo and Vizio pointed fingers at each other. Read on some AV blogs about issues with other TV manufacturers. In frustration, I replaced this receiver with a Denon receiver at a similar price point. Problem resolved. I really love Onkyo receivers so I am disappointed it wouldn't work for my application. I will have to say that Crutchfield's customer support was outstanding.
  • Pros: Great features for the price.
  • Cons: Couldn't get the ARC feature to work correctly.
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Overall 6
6.0

The sound it puts out and the service on the phone are awesome..

Geoffrey Cornish, Amazon
20 August 2013
  • Summary: I love this unit and all of its output and technology but ...user friendly it is not. The visual display does not meet the needs or wants I have, and it would be so easy to correct... I went through a lot of rigmarole uploading the latest software, cool, but tiresome, great results... but too much frigging with the rigging, and worst of all, this unit does not have enough knobs and dials to do what you want by hand, when you're standing right next to it...
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Overall 6
6.0

Like the unit but have problems while using menus

Bruno442, Crutchfield
12 May 2013
  • Summary: This is my first HDMI HT receiver. The price and features are excellent but I have a problem with my screen going blank while in any of the menus. I had it replaced with new one but it still happens. It happens while in menus other than the main menu but it also happened while trying log in to Pandora. I swapped my HDMI cable and I can't imagine it being a problem with the TV. Onkyo said they have never seen this problem.
  • Pros: Excellent price(discounted for model year end) and great features.
  • Cons: Problems with screen going blank. No airplay.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good Reciever, Mediocre Network Features/Software

B. Roth "Software Engineer", Amazon
8 February 2013
  • Summary: Pros Sound quality is good compared to other recent Onkyos and anything else in the price range. Easy setup. Lots of codecs. Lots of HDMI. The app is an acceptable around the house remote, while your listening in a second room without an ir repeater. Modern look, nice large vol knob. Backlight Cons DOES NOT SUPPORT my high resolution FLAC files. Network playback, and other apps on the device are not finished quality.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

kompfirma, Yandex
9 February 2013
  • Excerpt: Что меня привлекло в ресивере - это ЗВУК. Звучит аппарат в директе отлично, при выборе переиграл LX56 на моих колонках. АЧХ имеет приятный для уха завал на ВЧ, что делает звучание "фирменным" мягким, но при этом детальным.
  • Pros: Мягкий и детальный "музыкальный звук", наличие выходов pre-out (у 616 только на саб), поддержка Wi-Fi с фирменным или сторонним "свистком", Audyssey DSX для дополнительных каналов, современные фишки в виде управления со смартфона, Интернет-радио, проигрывание FLAC и т.п.
  • Cons: Audyssey 2EQ для коррекции комнаты - полный ноль, пульт не обучаемый (программируемый под разные бренды), не распознает DTS-WAV, не пропускает 4К сигнал (только масштабирование исходного 1080р), глючит в режиме RIHD с телевизором Philips, не дружит с русским языком.
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Overall 6
6.0

Grundsätzlich super, aber mit Problemen bei der Bildwiedergabe über PC

Micha "MD", Amazon
21 January 2013
  • Summary: Ich habe grundsätzlich einen sehr guten Eindruck von dem Gerät und war beeindruckt vom Klang, nachdem ich meine Elac Boxen eingesessen habe. Ich habe den Verstärker aber gegen den Yamaha RX-773 eingetauscht, weil ich bei dem Onkyo und meinem angeschlossenen PC Probleme bei der Farbwiedergabe hatte. Die Farbverläufe wurden vom Onkyo extrem grob und in großen Sprüngen dargestellt, so dass z.B.
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Overall 6
6.0

Schwächen in der Bedienung

sos14, Amazon
18 January 2013
  • Summary: Seit einem Tag bin ich jetzt Besitzer des Onkyo TX-NR 717. Ich muss sagen Respekt ONKYO. Für diese Preisklasse eine enorme Anschlussvielfalt und ein (trotz Plastik) angenehmes Finish, genau hier versagen in diesem Preissegment leider viele Mitbewerber. Ich finde auch gut, das auf Airplay Lizenzen zu Gunsten anderer Features verzichtet wurde. Eins davon ist die Anzahl der HDMI-Eingänge(7+1). Und trotzdem noch eine Sinnvolle Anzahl an Digital+Analog-Eingängen.
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Overall 6
6.0

Top Receiver mit kleinen Detailschwächen(Onkyo Remote 2 App)

sos14, Amazon
17 January 2013
  • Summary: Seit einem Tag bin ich jetzt Besitzer des Onkyo TX-NR 717. Ich muss sagen Respekt ONKYO. Für diese Preisklasse eine enorme Anschlussvielfalt und ein (trotz Plastik) angenehmes Finish, genau hier versagen in diesem Preissegment leider viele Mitbewerber. Ich finde auch gut, das auf Airplay Lizenzen zu Gunsten anderer Features verzichtet wurde. Eins davon ist die Anzahl der HDMI-Eingänge(7+1). Und trotzdem noch eine Sinnvolle Anzahl an Digital+Analog-Eingängen.
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