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Onkyo W800BT hands-on: True wireless earbuds at last

Onkyo W800BT hands-on: True wireless earbuds at last

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We've been waiting a long time for a quality pair of in-earphones that are totally wire free. Now they're here in the Onkyo W800BT earbuds.Whilst many a manufacturer will claim to offer wireless earphones, because they use Bluetooth, each ear is usually... >>

Onkyo W800BT finally bring us quality truly wireless Bluetooth earphones

Onkyo W800BT finally bring us quality truly wireless Bluetooth earphones

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Onkyo has announced its new W800BT earphones from IFA 2015. These are what we hope for when we read "wireless earphones", they are actually wire-free.The Bluetooth earphones use independently working left and right earbuds that don't even have a wire... >>

Onkyo embraces DTS:X and continues down Dolby Atmos path with TX-RZ900 and RZ800 receivers

Onkyo embraces DTS:X and continues down Dolby Atmos path with TX-RZ900 and RZ800 receivers

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Onkyo has announced two premium AV receivers with support for DTS:X, the audio company's latest surround format that, like Dolby Atmos, adds extra spatial effects to a sound mix.The receivers also continue Onkyo's recent tradition of support Dolby Atmos... >>

What is DTS:X audio and how will it help home cinema look and sound better?

What is DTS:X audio and how will it help home cinema look and sound better?

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DTS has announced its first return to cinema in 22 years with DTS:X which goes beyond the big screen to homes.DTS was most famous for bringing Jurassic Park sound to room-shaking reality in 1993. Now DTS:X wants to rock the entire world by creating super... >>

Onkyo Music to be your one-stop shop for high res music

Onkyo Music to be your one-stop shop for high res music

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AV brand Onkyo has expanded its existing e-onkyo music service outside of its native Japan to offer high resolution music for download in the UK, US and Germany too.The company has partnered with digital music specialist 7Digital for the new Onkyo Music... >>

Iron Maiden and Onkyo join forces for new audio venture, Maiden Audio

Iron Maiden and Onkyo join forces for new audio venture, Maiden Audio

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British heavy metal legends Iron Maiden and Onkyo have joined forces for a new venture called Maiden Audio. What that will produce is currently underwraps for now it seems, but the possibilities are exciting enough for fans.As part of the launch campaign,... >>

Dolby Atmos is a must for home cinema fans and here's why the Onkyo TX-NR838 is leading the way

Dolby Atmos is a must for home cinema fans and here's why the Onkyo TX-NR838 is leading the way

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Dolby Atmos has made fantastic in-roads into cinemas in the last couple of years, with a flood of movies featuring the more immersive surround sound format having screened already and many more on the way. However, in the home it is a different story.... >>

Onkyo takes over at Pioneer as pressure of Sonos starts to impact

Onkyo takes over at Pioneer as pressure of Sonos starts to impact

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As the landscape of the music industry continues to shift and change thanks to the success of newer brands like Sonos, those that survive have to continue to adapt to stay in the game.The latest partnership/merger/takeover is between AV specialists Pioneer... >>

Onkyo giving away free Dolby Atmos overhead speaker systems

Onkyo giving away free Dolby Atmos overhead speaker systems

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Onkyo has announced that it will be offering a special deal to anyone thinking about investing in a Dolby Atmos surround sound system.Dolby Atmos allows for individual speaker control by the receiver unit meaning that surround sound can be more accurate... >>

Get Dolby Atmos surround in your home, Onkyo announced with more partners to follow

Get Dolby Atmos surround in your home, Onkyo announced with more partners to follow

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Dolby Atmos surround sound is coming into the living room thanks to new hardware partnerships with Onkyo and others expected to be announced. Not even many UK cinemas support the mighty Atmos yet.Dolby Atmos is a surround sound system that features an... >>

Best soundbars 2014: Boost your TV audio with these one-box solutions

Best soundbars 2014: Boost your TV audio with these one-box solutions

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Looking for a soundbar to boost your TV audio and want a single-box solution without the fuss of a receiver and a million different wires? Then you've come to the right place in our soundbar and speaker base round-up.Over the past weeks we've been bringing... >>

Onkyo claims true 4K 60fps support for TX-NR636 and TX-NR535 AV receivers

Onkyo claims true 4K 60fps support for TX-NR636 and TX-NR535 AV receivers

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Onkyo will soon release two AV receivers that each feature true 4K/60Hz support.The 5.2-channel Onkyo TX-NR535 and 7.2-channel Onkyo TX-NR636 both have the latest HDMI specification and the latter is compatible with HDCP 2.2, the DRM copy-protection standard... >>

Onkyo LS-T10 review
4.0 stars

Onkyo LS-T10 review

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One of the emerging trends of 2013 has been the speaker base. They've appeared from all quarters - including Onkyo, here with the LS-T10 - looking to resolve that issue of poor TV sound, but without treading down the full AV receiver and surround sound... >>

Onkyo shows its love for iPhone and iPad with dedicated ES-CTI300 and IE-CTI300 headphones

Onkyo shows its love for iPhone and iPad with dedicated ES-CTI300 and IE-CTI300 headphones

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Onkyo has announced two new pairs of headphones specifically designed for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad owners.The Onkyo ES-CTI300 pair are on-ear 'phones with two 40mm titanium drivers backed by high-capacity bass chambers encased in lightweight aluminium.... >>

Onkyo soundbars to solve TV speaker woes: LS-B40, LS-B50, LS-T10 provide affordable options

Onkyo soundbars to solve TV speaker woes: LS-B40, LS-B50, LS-T10 provide affordable options

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Onkyo has announced the launch of three new soundbars to save the living room from the poor-quality speakers built-in to your TV.However, rather than pushing you down the route of setting up an AV receiver with lots of speakers, Onkyo is suggesting that... >>

Onkyo announces CS-255DAB mini system with iPhone 5 connectivity

Onkyo announces CS-255DAB mini system with iPhone 5 connectivity

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Onkyo has announced a value for money iPhone 5 compatible mini hi-fi called the CS-255DAB. The new system features Apple-certified connectivity for the iPhone 5 as well as older models. And, of course, it plays CDs.A USB direct input allows you to playback... >>

Onkyo debuts 4K AV receivers TX-NR929 and TX-NR828, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled

Onkyo debuts 4K AV receivers TX-NR929 and TX-NR828, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled

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Onkyo has included everything bar the kitchen sink in its latest duo of AV receivers. Not only do the Onkyo TX-NR929 and TX-NR828 feature on-board Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity from the box, and are THX-certified, they are also both 4K compatible.That... >>

Onkyo ES-HF300
4.5 stars

Onkyo ES-HF300

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Onkyo is a brand that's very much known for being good value. It certainly changed AV receivers, offering a lot more features than most, at bargain prices. What's more, its cheaper receivers have always performed brilliantly, meaning that you don't have... >>

Onkyo CR-N755
5.0 stars

Onkyo CR-N755

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For most people the hi-fi is dead. The days of needing two large speakers and a central unit to play music died when we switched to MP3s and AAC audio tracks from the likes of the iTunes store, or Amazon MP3. It wasn't that people didn't want CDs anymore,... >>

Onkyo blazes into headphones with HF300 and FC300 on-ear and in-ear models

Onkyo blazes into headphones with HF300 and FC300 on-ear and in-ear models

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Onkyo has forged its way into a new product category with the launch of a range of headphones at CES 2013 in Las Vegas.Well known for its high-quality home theatre and hi-fi components, Onkyo is looking to take a slice of the mobile music pie with the... >>

The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 11: Win an Onkyo TX-NR818

The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 11: Win an Onkyo TX-NR818

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Day 11 of the Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular brings you the chance to win an Onkyo TX-NR818 AV receiver, to bring your home cinema up to date.The Onkyo TX-NR818 breaks all the normal AV receiver rules by providing a spectacularly good way of enjoying music... >>

Onkyo TX-8050
4.5 stars

Onkyo TX-8050

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Onkyo is a brand more typically associated with AV receivers. Some boast price tags that only the most serious of movie-lovers would consider. But what about those who want a good, standard, stereo amp? The TX-8050 might just be the answer.BuildThe Onkyo... >>

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

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The 9th annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards saw the best and brightest from the world of technology get together for a rip-roaring bash last night in central London. A good time was had by all, winners and losers included. As is always the case, the Pocket-lint... >>

Onkyo TX-NR818
4.5 stars

Onkyo TX-NR818

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Home cinema audio is often neglected, with TVs getting all the attention. The truth is though, that you could spend less on a TV and more on your audio system and have a more enjoyable experience. After all, most of the problem with TV and movies come... >>

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

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AirPlay, Spotify and DLNA all made significant changes to the way people listen to music in 2012. The technologies started to appear in pieces of Hi-Fi hardware, reducing the need for laptop-connected cables and even the iPhone dock.There was certainly... >>

Onkyo adds Apple AirPlay to amps and receivers through DS-A5 dock

Onkyo adds Apple AirPlay to amps and receivers through DS-A5 dock

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Onkyo has released a dock that adds Apple's AirPlay media streaming compatibility to its own range of hi-fi and home cinema systems. The Onkyo DS-A5 dock also offers a direct digital connector for iPhone (up to 4S), iPad and iPod touch (up to 4th generation)... >>

Onkyo speaker system and docking station crank up Bluetooth audio

Onkyo speaker system and docking station crank up Bluetooth audio

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Onkyo, the audio expert, has showcased its latest products, including a 2.1 channel home speaker system and a six-channel Bluetooth and iOS docking system at this year’s IFA event in Berlin.The Onkyo LS3100 Living Speaker System is geared towards improving... >>

Onkyo unveils AirPlay Wireless Audio System for Apple devices and iTunes

Onkyo unveils AirPlay Wireless Audio System for Apple devices and iTunes

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Onkyo has revealed details of its latest AirPlay Wireless Audio System. Plug an iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch into the Onkyo ABX-N300 iOnly Stream and you’ll be able to stream any music through the speaker system.The audio system can also play any music... >>

Onkyo Mini Hi-Fi receiver caters for all musical formats, even the CD

Onkyo Mini Hi-Fi receiver caters for all musical formats, even the CD

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Slender, stylish and sexy, but enough about the Pocket-lint team. These adjectives are also rather apt for Onkyo’s Mini Hi-Fi Receiver.Featuring a DAB+ tuner with the ability to preset 40 digital radio stations, the Onkyo Mini Hi-Fi Receiver is available... >>

The Voice coach will.i.am working with Onkyo on new project

The Voice coach will.i.am working with Onkyo on new project

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Will.i.am, master of punctuation and coach on hit TV series The Voice, has revealed to Pocket-lint that he is working with AV manufacturer Onkyo on a new project.Speaking at the Royal College of Art’s Innovation Night, the popstar and Intel's director... >>

Onkyo TX-NR818 and TX-NR717 AV receivers are midrange monsters

Onkyo TX-NR818 and TX-NR717 AV receivers are midrange monsters

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Onkyo has already launched a range of AV receivers that cater for the entry-level end of the home cinema market - including the feature-packed TX-NR616 - but now it's ready to reveal the two mighty midrange monsters that offer more bang if you've got... >>

Onkyo unveils 2012 entry level AV receiver line-up, including 7.2 TX-NR616

Onkyo unveils 2012 entry level AV receiver line-up, including 7.2 TX-NR616

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Onkyo has announced the first models in its 2012 range of AV receivers and they are all at the "entry level" end of the market. There are four in total, with three of them featuring network streaming abilities, including Spotify support.At £299.99, the... >>

Gibson and Onkyo form strategic partnership

Gibson and Onkyo form strategic partnership

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Sonny and Cher. Lennon and McCartney. John and Taupin. Slijngaard and Doth. Just some of the famous musical duos that will be remembered throughout history.And now, possibly, you can add Gibson and Onkyo to that list after the guitar giant opted to acquire... >>

Best compact Hi-Fi systems

Best compact Hi-Fi systems

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MP3 players are great but, on a long winter’s night, it’s hard to beat a proper hi-fi. Good hi-fi systems cost money, people. They always have, and a £50 iPod dock just won’t cut the mustard in comparison. Naturally, there’s plenty to choose... >>

The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 13: Win an Onkyo TX-NR609 AV receiver

The Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular - Day 13: Win an Onkyo TX-NR609 AV receiver

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Pocket-lint has teamed up with Onkyo to bring you the chance of winning an Onkyo TX-NR609 AV receiver as part of our Pocket-lint Xmas Spectacular. The amazing sounding Onkyo TX-NR609 has proved to be a game-changing AV receiver, truly one that has managed... >>

Onkyo Spotify Premium enabled on remote Android app

Onkyo Spotify Premium enabled on remote Android app

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Onkyo has updated its remote Android app to enable the use of Spotify Premium on a variety of its AV receivers. This news follows Onkyo's introduction of Spotify on its AV receivers back in March, where the online streaming service was controlled using... >>

Onkyo TX-NR609
5.0 stars

Onkyo TX-NR609

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On the whole, Onkyo receivers and amplifiers are excellent, especially for the price. Take last year’s TX-NR808 for example, a superb specimen of sonic sorcery – it’s 3D ready, got more bells and whistles than a cat and dog sanctuary, and delivers... >>

Onkyo’s iOnly speaker docks forget AirPlay but should sound sweet

Onkyo’s iOnly speaker docks forget AirPlay but should sound sweet

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Onkyo has ventured into the wonderful world of iPhone speaker docks, believing it has got what it takes to make you go "ohh, ahh", in a similar fashion as when you cast eyes on its higher-end separates audio techDubbed the iOnly series - comprising the... >>

Trio of THX Ultra2 packing Onkyo A/V controller and receivers arrive

Trio of THX Ultra2 packing Onkyo A/V controller and receivers arrive

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Onkyo has announced a pair of A/V receivers and a controller capable of blasting your ears off thanks to a top of the range THX Ultra2 certification. The A/V receivers and controller bring with them connectivity with just about every single web-based... >>

Onkyo Appy for you to get streaming

Onkyo Appy for you to get streaming

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Onkyo has announced that it is coming to the App party - revealing that an Android streaming app will hit the Android Market in August.The app will allow you to use your Android device, whether that be smartphone or tablet, to beam over music to any one... >>

Onkyo BD-SP809 Blu-ray deck - for performance over price

Onkyo BD-SP809 Blu-ray deck - for performance over price

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You can get a Blu-ray player with a packet of cornflakes these days, figuratively speaking. The decks are so cheap that, for most, the very concept of a BD spinner costing £500 (a monkey, in cockney rhyming slang) is pure insanity.However, in the world... >>

Onkyo Colibrino mini hi-fi tunes in

Onkyo Colibrino mini hi-fi tunes in

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It's all go over at Onkyo with the AV specialist unveiling its second new device in the space of a couple of weeks (following the Spotify-tastic TX-NR1009) - the mini hi-fi system labelled the Colibrino.The Colibrino packs a whole lot of digital music... >>

Onkyo takes Spotify upmarket with the TX-NR1009

Onkyo takes Spotify upmarket with the TX-NR1009

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Back in March we told you how how Spotify had announced Onkyo at its latest hardware partner, starting with the Onkyo TX-NR609. Well now there's news of a bigger budget machine packed with the Spotify features - the TX-NR1009.The NR1009 is a 9.2-channel... >>

Onkyo CS-545UK
3.0 stars

Onkyo CS-545UK

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A media-savvy micro system that includes DAB and an iPhone dock - and all for less than £200 - sounds like any hi-fi wannabe's desktop dream come true.At first glance this diminutive system appears reasonably well specified for the modern age. Sure,... >>

Spotify and Onkyo team up for high quality audio assault

Spotify and Onkyo team up for high quality audio assault

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Spotify has announced its latest hardware partner with Onkyo, joining the likes of Logitech and Sonos in offering Spotify Premium customers streaming through its devices.Stating that the move is a "world's first" as it is the first consumer electronics... >>

Onkyo TX-NR609 leads the receiver pack in new 2011 lineup

Onkyo TX-NR609 leads the receiver pack in new 2011 lineup

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Onkyo has just announced a set of four fully featured, yet affordable home cinema receivers that should be just the job for anyone who wants to build their perfect home cinema setup. If you don't fancy doing it yourself, you can always take a look at... >>

Onkyo unleashes affordable home cinema system duo

Onkyo unleashes affordable home cinema system duo

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Onkyo is renowned for producing some top drawer audio home cinema equipment, and so Pocket-lint is especially pleased that the company has just unleashed two new home cinema systems. The Onkyo HT-S3305 was short listed as best audio product in the 2010... >>

Onkyo TX-NR808
4.5 stars

Onkyo TX-NR808

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Onkyo is the market leader in AV amplifiers and receivers for good reason. It has, for the last few years at least, crammed its kit with as much tech as it can possibly fit in, whilst keeping prices at very reasonable levels. The end result is a rapidly... >>