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Onkyo TX-8522
7.1 out of 10

Onkyo TX-8522

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Overall 10
10

ONKYO RECEIVER

clyve jacks, Amazon
9 October 2014
Overall 10
10
Value for money 10
10

User Review

Sean a Casual Listener, Audio Review
11 February 2011
  • Summary: I have only owned a cheap pioneer, and a cheap sony brand recievers in the past. I have some ancient Jensen "walmart specials" Loud speakers and some semi ancient KLH loud speakers, but have never heard them sound so good. This was the best stereo investment I have ever made.
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Overall 8
8.0

Replacement for my dead Pioneer

Asiago, Amazon
23 November 2010
  • Summary: Pioneers are supposed to be a great receiver but after mine started getting wonky I decided to take a chance on this Onkyo and a year later it's been a great decision. It sounds better and is better with more features. A consumer best buy!
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Overall 4
4.0

Great sound - Keeps Breaking

G. Petersen, Amazon
19 January 2010
  • Summary: If you're looking to purchase this receive, you'll probably be buying it used or as a refurbished unit from Onkyo as they're not making them anymore. My second review here (I submitted one when I first bought it) is based on my experience with it over a four year period. In short, not good.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good New Fangled Receiver

John Thomas... "New England...USA", Amazon
8 August 2009
  • Summary: Being a self confessed stereo enthusiast that readily admits that as far as I'm concerned, they've never built a receiver that produces REAL power since the mid 80s, it comes a little hard for me to defect and give my blessings to a new fangled stereo receiver.
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Overall 10
10

Muscle for the money

Ignacio Litardo "inquisitive book worm", Amazon
22 October 2008
  • Summary: This no-thrills receiver truly delivers on the reliability side. Its sounds greatly (don't buy anything below 100 true watts, even if it's only for a dorm, you'll regret it later if you get floor-standing speakers).
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Overall 2
2.0

complete JUNK

Daniel Holm, Amazon
17 October 2008
  • Summary: Had to send them back for repair TWICE because they would shut off if turned up. 1` year later? Does it again THESE ARE COMPLETE TRASH DO NOT BUY!
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent value

B. W. Bala, Amazon
18 September 2008
  • Summary: We purchased this receiver recently and we are very pleased with its performance. The price was great and the receiver met all of our needs, including a phono input/output. Very pleased.
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Overall 10
10

Good Value For the Money

james mcqueen, Amazon
30 August 2008
  • Summary: Onkyo receiver has plenty of power to drive my Advent floor standing speaker. I play a lot of LP Disk on a Daul Turntable and the premap on the Onkyo add no coloration or noise. For the average person who does not have golden ears this receiver has plenty of power with no noise or coloration added...
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Overall 2
2.0

I sent it back

Patrick Mcclure, Amazon
25 July 2008
  • Summary: I wanted to replace a 35 year old Marantz 1060 amplifier that had started blowing fuses. I got this thing and set it up and played a record and it sounded like Clapton was singing down inside a big can with a clothespin clamped to his nose. I was stunned.
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