Onkyo archive

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

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

    By 17 March 2014

    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...

  • Onkyo LS-T10 review
    Home Cinema 4 out of 5

    Onkyo LS-T10 review

    By 13 December 2013

    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...

  • Best headphones 2013: The best on-ear and over-ear headphones available to buy today
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    Best headphones 2013: The best on-ear and over-ear headphones available to buy today

    By 4 December 2013

    Headphones are big business. Browsing an electronics store this Christmas for a new pair of over-ear or on-ear headphones can yield a host of different results because so many manufacturers are now producing them. As electronics companies look to capitalise...

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

    By 6 November 2013

    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
    Home Cinema

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

    By 20 August 2013

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

    By 26 June 2013

    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
    Home Cinema

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

    By 21 May 2013

    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....

  • A week in reviews: May 13 - May 17
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    A week in reviews: May 13 - May 17

    By 18 May 2013

    An interesting week in reviews again with cars, headphones and the mighty Popcorn Hour A-400. There was a time when the Popcorn Hour was the must-have gadget for the home cinema aficionado with a lot of video stored on computers, but these days, things...

  • Onkyo ES-HF300 review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Onkyo ES-HF300 review

    By 14 May 2013

    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 review
    Home Cinema 5 out of 5

    Onkyo CR-N755 review

    By 31 January 2013

    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 ES-HF300 headphones pictures and hands-on
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    Onkyo ES-HF300 headphones pictures and hands-on

    By 10 January 2013

    Onkyo has entered into the headphone market with the ES-HF300 and near identical ES-FC300. The only difference between the two is the lack of a premium detachable cable on the FC300, so for the purposes of this hands-on, we will look at them both under...

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

    By 7 January 2013

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

    By 16 December 2012

    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 review
    Audio 4.5 out of 5

    Onkyo TX-8050 review

    By 5 December 2012

    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. Build The...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 in pictures

    By 30 November 2012

    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...

  • Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced
    Gaming

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2012 winners announced

    By 30 November 2012

    This year has been a bumper year for gadgets. In 2012 we've had the launch of the iPad mini, the Nexus 7 and 10, two full-sized iPads, dozens of devices from Asus and Samsung, and the Microsoft Surface and others - and that's just in tablets. When you...

  • Onkyo TX-NR818 review
    Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    Onkyo TX-NR818 review

    By 14 November 2012

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

    By 13 November 2012

    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...

  • Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders
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    Best home entertainment device 2012: 9th Pocket-lint awards contenders

    By 25 October 2012

    It’s that time again: start voting for your nominations for the 9th Pocket-lint awards. The best home entertainment category is always fun, being full of all sort of different kit. Whether it be docks, surround sound systems or even headphones, there...

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

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

    By 19 September 2012

    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
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    Onkyo speaker system and docking station crank up Bluetooth audio

    By 31 August 2012

    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
    Home Cinema

    Onkyo unveils AirPlay Wireless Audio System for Apple devices and iTunes

    By 1 August 2012

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

    By 12 June 2012

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

    By 2 May 2012

    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
    Home Cinema

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

    By 26 March 2012

    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...