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Onkyo TX-NR818
7.3 out of 10

Onkyo TX-NR818

This Onkyo network receiver is a winner in three areas. Firstly, Read more

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Overall 10
10

Great receiver

Eric Phillips, Amazon
20 January 2016
  • Summary: This is a great receiver. I've had mine for two years now and I'm very happy with it. The sound and picture quality are outstanding. On a bad note, I was also hit with the two year bug. My reciever would no longer produce any sound which was quite disappointing.
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Overall 4
4.0

Onkyo used to be a great product. Very disappointed in this

Matthew W., Amazon
31 July 2015
  • Summary: So I'm guessing that this item that was over $800 at the time of purchase should last more than two years. Onkyo used to be a great product. Very disappointed in this. Totally stopped working after just under 2 years of being in operation.
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Overall 10
10

Amazing value

Joe D. Slaughter Jr, Amazon
3 June 2015
  • Summary: I'll get straight to it - I love this receiver!!! For what I paid (~$600) the value is unbelievable. First of all, this thing is very heavy. I have a Sony STR-DN840 in bedroom, and this unit weighs like maybe four of them together.
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Overall 2
2.0

Beware

the listener, Amazon
4 April 2015
  • Summary: You should avoid this unit at all costs. It is expensive and unreliable. The audio has failed and my unit is less than 2 years old. This is my second experience with Onkyo receivers each having the same problem. I urge any prospective buyers to strongly consider other brands before this one.
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Overall 10
10

great receiver

Maleko, Amazon
4 March 2015
  • Summary: well, I bought this a few years ago, it was and still is a great receiver, supports 4k upscaling which I haven't tried yet, because i'm still waiting for 4k TV's to come down, or maybe i'll wait for the next gen 8k tvs then i'll upgrade this receiver.
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Overall 8
8.0

TX-NR818

robert e., Newegg
30 November 2014
  • Pros: Great receiver for the sound and output
  • Cons: Had no problems with the receiver up until about 3 weeks ago. Receiver shuts off and will not power back on. Usually takes a couple of hours to reset itself and power back on. I have owned onkyo receivers for 18 years now and still have the tx-sv727 and the tx-sr804 along with the tx-hcr360.All h...
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Overall 2
2.0

Broken

Dizzyizzy, Amazon
18 September 2014
  • Summary: Network, sound and HDMI passthrough all have broken. 2 years old and light use. Same story as everybody else. Now I will see whether I can +£1,000 piece of electronics repaired. Lets see what Onkyo support is like.
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Overall 4
4.0

Great for about 1.5 years, then good luck with HDMI

Aaron, Amazon
25 August 2014
  • Summary: This was a fantastic receiver with excellent sound and features, and would be an easy 5 stars if it was reliable. It gets 2 stars since it was really great for the 18mos it was working for.
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Overall 2
2.0

DO NOT BUY

Stereo_Man, Amazon
24 July 2014
  • Summary: Don't buy - sound stopped working for me after a year and a half. repeated calls to Onkyo have not solved a thing. doesn't matter how good it sounds - it just breaks. can't update firmware or connect to USB anymore - completely greyed out now.
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Overall 8
8.0

Onkyo 818 review

Amazon
11 July 2014
  • Summary: I recently purchased this item from Amazon to replace a Denon 2113. I have used Onkyo receivers in the past and have been extremely happy with them. This unit is no exception. My theater is about 20x18 and I am using 1 sub. The build quality of the Onkyo 818 is exceptional.
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