Onkyo reviews

Onkyo A-5VL Amplifier review
Amplifier Onkyo A-5VL

Having quite compact sizes Onkyo A-5VL amplifier weights about 10 kg. The paradox is easily explained - at the layout of "double mono" with separate EI-shaped transformers for each channel output terminals work in D class and that's why they do not need large heat sinks. A unique feature of A-5VL is...
Onkyo A-8190 Amplifier review
Amplifier Onkyo A-8190

Onkyo's A-8190 integrated amp combines technical finesse-the sort that has been confined to audio-only gear in most past models-with video-source switching that usually appears either in receivers of less impressive audio pedigree or in add-on control boxes of no pedigree whatsoever. At the same time,...
Onkyo A-921 Amplifier review
Amplifier Onkyo A-921

The amplifier Onkyo A-921 has a functional equipping and parameters, which other "adult" devices can be jealous to. The quality, accuracy of producing, soft process control, in a word, all the best, that usually belongs to cool Japanese equipment and makes the lovers happy, appears in this amplifier....
Onkyo A-9210 Amplifier review
Amplifier Onkyo A-9210

Onkyo A-9210 has symmetric control panel design. Rectangular indicator lights up when enhancer under the volume adjustment located in the center is turned on. This indicator also has another function: it starts flushing in the muting mode. Electronic input selector placed on micro scheme can be adjusted...
Onkyo A-9211 Amplifier review
Amplifier Onkyo A-9211

An Onkyo A-9211 amplifier stands out from its competitors... because of the "finish" colour. That's why we wanted to see it immediately, to push its buttons and turn on the switches. This device shows how important the little things are. For example, its front panel' rounded corners. You would not notice...
Onkyo A-9310 Amplifier review
Amplifier Onkyo A-9310

The symmetric design of control panel is amplified with two light-emitting diodes; the one, showing selected input, glows constant, another becomes to spark at switching on muting mode. The electronic selector of inputs in the form of the handle, rotating in any direction, allows selecting any of six...
Onkyo A-933 Amplifier review
Amplifier Onkyo A-933

The opinion about digital amplifiers in audiophile sphere has been mixed. Ones don't see the difference between digital and analog devices; the others blame the digital gain for detached synthetic sound and recognize only completely analog technique. However, when the development of digital amplifier...
Onkyo A-9377 Amplifier review
Amplifier Onkyo A-9377

A design of A-9377 is made in typical Hi-Fi style and, evidently, with taking into account good traditions of this famous Japanese brand. Everything inside is still traditionally for Onkyo: a massive power transformer with solid stock and output cascades on discrete elements with the brand technology...
Onkyo A-9510 Amplifier review
Amplifier Onkyo A-9510

For the first sight the amplifier A-9510 has a number of features calculated for audiophile part of potential clients. A compensated input is offered for vinyl record's lovers, to which you can connect a pick-up with flexible magnet or flexible coil (a selector of pick-up MM/MC). You can suppose that...
Onkyo A-9511 Amplifier review
Amplifier Onkyo A-9511

The firm "Onkyo", like many other producers of audio and video equipment, in 1997 renewed the assortment of its goods and put on the market the 500th series of audio components. Creating the new models, the firm put out considerable effort to make the price of these components much lower, while the quality...
Onkyo A-9755 Amplifier review
Amplifier Onkyo A-9755

One of the improvement ways of quality indicators of the digital amplifier is the increase of the modulation frequency. It is quite often limited by the chosen element base. One of the main problems is the choice of output transistors with good switching abilities. They should have the small resistance...
Onkyo A-SV420 AV amplifier review
AV amplifier Onkyo A-SV420

The external appearance of the Model A-SV420 immediately evokes nostalgic memories of audio equipment 70-80 years. Unlike most modern devices with rounded corners and convex front panels, Onkyo is designed explicitly "cubist" style, and consists of nothing but right angles and planes: a completely flat...
Onkyo BD-SP809 Blu-ray player review
Blu-ray player Onkyo BD-SP809

Onkyo has carved itself a formidable niche in the lower-to-midrange AV receiver market by following a Tesco-like philosophy: piling features high and keeping prices low. But that's not the route it's taken with disc players. Here the company has played a purist card, which is admirable yet fraught with...
Onkyo C-1VL CD-player review
CD-player Onkyo C-1VL

Not need to be a great expert in Hi-Fi, to the player Onkyo C-1VL recognize typical Japanese. So make the technique only in the Land of the Rising Sun: profile polished bezel, information display, control buttons machined, nickel-plated cap even in non-standard screws. The device is equipped with a remote...
Onkyo C-722 CD-player review
CD-player Onkyo C-722

Japanese company Onkyo is gaining momentum and is constantly expanding its presence in the Russian market. For today's test we chose the Onkyo C-722. Although this CD-player designed for operation in the 720 Series component system with the firm Onkyo, it may well be used independently to work with any...
Onkyo C-S5VL CD-player review
CD-player Onkyo C-S5VL

We start the acquaintance with Onkyo C-S5VL CD player from a surprising fact. Something that seemed to be impossible not long ago, now is easily combined in one player. We speak about simultaneous support of audiophile SACD format and also compressed mp3 files and WMA - everything in accordance with...
Onkyo DAC-HA200 DAC review
DAC Onkyo DAC-HA200

Digital to analog converters, as separate units, reversing the past few years have returned in a big way and allow users to listen to high quality music from your PC, on the other hand listening to music on the move remains mostly limited quality output on today's smartphones are by far the most popular...
Onkyo DR-S501 DVD-receiver review
DVD-receiver Onkyo DR-S501

The device reads the CD and DVD, as well as super audio media (DVD Audio and SA-CD), supports compressed formats of audio, video and photo playback (mp3, WMA, DivX, JPEG). In other words, this unit features a lot more than you might think, looking at his uncluttered aluminum panel with a few buttons...
Onkyo DV-SP501 DVD-player review
DVD-player Onkyo DV-SP501

On the metal front panel DVD-player Onkyo DV-SP501 derived controls all, without exception, functions until the initial installation - immaculate solution in terms of ergonomics and embodied in an excellent design. Screen menu system very clearly, moreover, provided with an explanation of each option...
Onkyo DV-SP503E DVD-player review
DVD-player Onkyo DV-SP503E

Japanese company Onkyo traditionally not interested in consumer goods. Externally, the device is made without the pretentiousness that should please practical buyers. However, the decision not to equip this is still quite expensive apparatus HDMI interface does not seem indisputable. But any analog video...
Onkyo DX 7310 CD-player review
CD-player Onkyo DX 7310

Always present in the equipment Onkyo something entirely corporate. 7310 DX And in this sense, is certainly no exception. Used in this unit one bit converter PWM ACCUPULSE - development firm. Pleasant experience leaves developed and designed display and features utilized. Particularly evident, for example,...
Onkyo DX-7110 CD-player review
CD-player Onkyo DX-7110

Used in this unit one bit converter, which contains the manufacturer Onkyo, called PWM ACCUPULSE. The device designed and developed an impressive display of all functions involved, which is more than many other models. Including, for example, "pause" appears large contingent of her character, besides...
Onkyo DX-7211 CD-player review
CD-player Onkyo DX-7211

Onkyo player like all the equipment of this company is a gift for the lovers, who are tired of black bricks. The player has the traditional design with asymmetric arrangement of tray of load. The first thing, which user faces, is tray of load. And in this case its construction is very gentle. The sequence,...
Onkyo DX-7333 CD-player review
CD-player Onkyo DX-7333

Onkyo is a typical Japanese company. It cannot boast of the fact that it is included in the top ten or twenty of the largest manufacturers of electronics, but it has other capital - more than 50 years history of production of high-end audio equipment. Due to the exceptional reliability of its equipment,...
Onkyo DX-C320 CD-changer review
CD-changer Onkyo DX-C320

The most popular form of multidisc CD player is the carousel changer, typically accommodating three to six discs on a rotating platter that delivers the selected disc to its playing position. Most carousel CD players are also very moderately priced, and they offer not only the flexibility of automatic...
Onkyo DX-C530 CD-changer review
CD-changer Onkyo DX-C530

6-disc CD-player refers to the heavy weight category (literally and figuratively). Draws attention to an unusually large number of controls on the front panel. On the one hand - no wonder they get confused with the other - very convenient to have a button for every function, the more so that they are...
Onkyo DX-G10 CD-player review
CD-player Onkyo DX-G10

One word best describes Onkyo's DX-G10 Compact Disc player: "imposing." We hasten to add that this description does not apply to the controls, which are as easy to use as those of most other CD players. Instead, what impresses us is the solidity and conservatism-with one exception-of the unit's design...
Onkyo HTC-V10x Home Theatre System review
Home Theatre System Onkyo HTC-V10x

System from Onkyo - something more than just a movie theater in one box. In fact, a collection of mini-components, allowing to collect on the basis of PR-155X processor and a set of speakers HTE V10X system with one or more sources. The range of available CD-recorder and mini disc deck. Under this test,...
Onkyo T-4210R Tuner review
Tuner Onkyo T-4210R

Average unit made with blue, bright and saturated, and even something colorful, display. Right of the display are two rows of large buttons select the frequency preset stations and setting buttons up and down the frequency of smaller and not so comfortable. Functional round buttons quite small and inconvenient...
Onkyo T-4511 Tuner review
Tuner Onkyo T-4511

The envelope, attached to the packing boxand having two sheets, filled in handwriting by technical data of exactly this device with serial number, already speaks about the seriousness of the company. By the way, data markedly differ from those that are typographically printed in the instructions and...
Onkyo TA RW211 Cassette deck review
Cassette deck Onkyo TA RW211

If you try to define a model of the average of the tape submitted, the TA RW211 would have been more just like her. Standard feature set includes auto reverse and automatic selection of the type of tape, Dolby B/C and logic control, electronic tape counter (unfortunately only in units that also prevails...
Onkyo TA-6510 Cassette deck review
Cassette deck Onkyo TA-6510

Three motor broach with two capstans and a closed path, three heads, Dolby Noise Reduction B and C, effective HX Pro and proprietary system tuning bias current Accubias - this is not a complete list of technical solutions that define high quality Onkyo TA-6510. Recently released tapes not only the standard...
Onkyo TX-DS484 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-DS484

No matter how you see it the receiver, it is clear that his company created a self-sufficient unit. With a relatively small capacity for all speakers Screw terminals provided - can I say traditional desire for respectability. However, there are no outputs from the processor, except the subwoofer output...
Onkyo TX-DS494 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-DS494

The company has distinguished itself by releasing one of the first mode, this receiver decoder Dolby Pro Logic II, which was noted along with other features of the EISA award last year. This is all the more gratifying that the TX-DS494 is the junior model in the line AV-receiver firm. Thus, the company...
Onkyo TX-DS787 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-DS787

About THX-certified technicians connoisseurs say with reverence ... Onkyo TX-DS787 - received "good" by George Lucas as a proud mark on board - THX-Select! While the built-in decoder that really expands Dolby Digital EX and DTS-ES to THX Surround EX, two rear center channel output only at the line-out....
Onkyo TX-NR900E AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-NR900E

Evening - theater with THX-certified 7.1 sound THX Surround EX, day - non-stop music from CDs from MP3-files, from radio and ... Despite the fact that FM-broadcasting in one way or another is represented everywhere, you see, is not always manages to find the right repertoire. Is it time to go for musical...
Onkyo TX-SR501E AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SR501E

Strict front panel at the receiver Onkyo TX-SR501E at a relatively low altitude seems somewhat overloaded the buttons of various forms. However, this proved justified: thanks to the individual buttons and Speaker Adjust Subwoofer Adjust greatly simplified presetting basic parameters (since there is no...
Onkyo TX-SR502E AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SR502E

The six-channel Onkyo TX-SR502E receiver is built by the branded WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology) technology, which is able to play frequencies up to 100 kHz with minimal limit of dynamical range. To get the sound of the highest quality, Pure Audio option is provided in addition to Direct mode,...
Onkyo TX-SR600 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SR600

Receiver strict classical appearance fits in any "the instrumental composition". All main functions are accessible from the front panel, but it is due to the competent authorities the location does not look overloaded. Located on her AV-input and includes a digital optical connector that allows easily...
Onkyo TX-SR700E AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SR700E

Front panel of the receiver is best characterized by the word "functional". Since it is available all the basic functions, it nevertheless due to the rational layout of the controls does not seem overloaded. AV-input on it contains an optical digital signal and that facilitates the connection of modern...
Onkyo TX-SR703 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SR703

Onkyo loves to develop technologies for improving of sound quality and patent them under mysterious abbreviations. An amplifier part of the receiver Onkyo TX-SR703 is built by "wideband" technology - WRAT, the transformer is supplied with the abbr. H.C.P.S (high current power source) and sound path has...
Onkyo TX-SV343 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SV343

Those, who don't like excessive technical bells and whistles, should pay attention to Onkyo TX-SV343. Several minutes of communication is enough to establish a contact with it even without the instruction. The remote control doesn't also differ by complexity, allowing you, in addition to the amplifier,...
Onkyo TX-SV434 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SV434

Introduced AV-receiver opens the line Onkyo, and set its functions contains everything you need for a home theater. Design TX-SV434 is designed in strict traditions of products of this brand, but at the same time modern. Central zone of the front panel is occupied by the multi-indicator that displays...
Onkyo TX-SV454 AV-receiver review
AV-receiver Onkyo TX-SV454

From the technical features of this device, you can select a learning remote and function Cinema Re-EQ, which avoids emphasizing treble while watching a movie in a small home theater rooms. Of Surround-mode present Dolby Pro Logic, Hall and Live. Six-input systems such as AC-3 activates a separate button...