Classic stereo amplification is rejuvenated with network functions that simplify audio streaming from personal devices while adding convenient ways to cast music around the home. The TX-8250 has Chromecast built-in, FlareConnect™*, and DTS Play-Fi®* multi-room technologies over 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi® for a stable connection. You can play from Spotify®, TIDAL, TuneIn, and Deezer services cast from iTunes and other apps with AirPlay, or stream with Bluetooth® technology. As the hub of your home hi-fi, the receiver features abundant analog and digital audio connections along with USB Audio and MM phono equalizer, so you can amplify any source of the audio you want. Backed by powerful yet precise amplification for expressive musicality, the TX-8250 is a flexible high-performance solution for seamless home entertainment. * Firmware update required.
- Stream Instantly with Chromecast built-in
- Ready for DTS Play-Fi®* Multi-room Audio
- FlareConnect™ Wireless Multi-room Audio
- Wi-Fi®, AirPlay, and Built-in Streaming Services
- Onkyo Controller App for Smartphones and Tablets
- Simple USB Music + AM, FM/RDS, and DAB+ Tuners
- Bluetooth® Transforms Mobile Audio Into Room-filling Sound
- 135 W/Ch Hi-Current Amplification System
- Chromecast built-in, FlareConnect™*1, and DTS Play-Fi®*1 Multi-room Audio
- Spotify®, TIDAL, TuneIn, and Deezer Services via Onkyo Controller App*2
- 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi®, AirPlay, and Bluetooth® Technology
- Quality AK4452VN DAC for Hi-Res Audio
- MM Phono, Analog, USB, and Digital Audio Inputs
- FM/RDS and DAB/DAB+ Radio with 40 Presets
- 135 W/Ch Stereo Power 6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1%, 1 Channel Driven, IEC; 140 W/Ch 6 Ω, 1 kHz, 10%, 1 Channel Driven, JEITA
- Features Chromecast built-in Wireless Audio Streaming Platform
- FlareConnect Multi-room Audio Distribution to Compatible Components and Speakers
- Works with Google Assistant Smart Speakers
- Supports DTS Play-Fi Multi-room Audio
- Apple AirPlay Audio Streaming from iOS, iTunes, and Supported Apps
- Spotify, TIDAL, TuneIn, and Deezer Streaming Services
- Dual-band 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi for a Stable Connection
- Control and Manage Multi-room Playback with Intuitive Onkyo Controller App for Android™ and iOS Devices
- Stream from Mobile and PC via Bluetooth Version 4.1 +LE A2DP/AVRCP with Wake On Play, Bluetooth Standby, and Auto Connect Function
- FM/RDS, DAB+*3, and AM Radio Tuners with 40-Station Memory Presets
- Radio Station Preset Naming Up to 10 Characters
- Audio Playback via USB Flash-memory Devices with Onkyo Controller Navigation
- WRAT Wide Range Amplifier Technology with Massive Hi-Current EI Transformer, Custom Power Capacitors, and Low Impedance Drive
- Non-Phase-Shift Amp Circuitry with Discrete Power Transistors
- Optimum Gain Volume Circuitry
- AKM AK4452VN Digital-to-Analog Converter
- Supports Hi-Res Audio via Network and USB DSD Direct 2.8 MHz/5.6 MHz*4 and 192 kHz/24-bit PCM
- Decodes FLAC, WAV, ALAC, DSD, AIFF, WMA Lossless, MP3, and AAC formats via Network and USB, MQA
- Advanced Music Optimizer Improves Compressed Digital Audio Quality, Including Bluetooth Audio
- Direct Mode for Source-Authentic Audio Reproduction
- 4 Digital Audio Inputs 2 Optical and 2 Gold-plated Coaxial, 192 kHz/24-bit
- 6 Gold-plated Analog RCA Inputs and 1 Line Output
- Gold-plated Phono Input with MM Equalizer
- Subwoofer Pre-Out
- Speaker Posts with Screw Knobs
- 2 USB Inputs Front: 5 V/0.5 A, Rear: 5 V/1 A
- IR Infra-red Input and Output
- LAN Input with IP Control Capability for Home Automation Systems
- Gold-plated 6.35 mm Headphone Jack
- RI Remote Interactive Terminal
- Input Selector Knob and Bass/Treble/Balance Controls
- Front-panel Speaker A/B Drive Selector Button
- 3-Mode Display Dimmer Normal/Dim/Dimmer
- Sleep Timer and Battery-free Memory Back-up
- Full-function RI Remote Interactive Remote Controller
- Network Standby, Bluetooth Standby, and Auto Standby Modes
Driving big speakers with boundless energy
Match your TX-8250 with stereo loudspeakers and add genuine hi-fi sound to all your entertainment sources. Discrete high-current amplifiers, massive transformer, and custom-made capacitors assure effortless driving power with very low distortion. High current grips the speaker cones for more accurate control, restoring vitality and detail to music. Non-phase-shift circuitry, meanwhile, clearly focuses the audio image and reproduces a wide frequency bandwidth for best performance with Hi-Res Audio and vinyl sources.
Stream instantly with Chromecast Built-In
Stream any music from your smartphone, laptop, or PC with ease. Control playback with popular Chromecast-enabled apps you know and love from your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, Mac or Windows® laptop, or Chromebook.
Ready for DTS Play-Fi®* Multi-Room
DTS Play-Fi allows you to enjoy high-quality music from connected online services, networked media servers, and your device library over Wi-Fi® to any number of compatible products using the Onkyo Music Control App for iPad, iPhone, and Android™ smartphones/tablets. DTS Play-Fi can synchronize the music in every room. Each member of your family can use their own device to listen to their own music in their room or group of rooms. DTS Play-Fi lets you easily structure a comprehensive multi-room ecosystem that satisfies virtually any need. For more information, visit www.play-fi.com.
* Enabled with a firmware update.
Flareconnect™ wireless Multi-Room audio
FlareConnect* shares audio from network and external audio input sources between compatible components. Enjoy effortless multi-room playback of LP records, CDs, network music services, and more with supported components and speaker systems. Music selection, speaker grouping, and playback management across the home are built into the Onkyo Controller app**.
Inputs compatible with Flareconnect™
* Sharing audio from external inputs is enabled with a future firmware update. External audio inputs supporting FlareConnect may differ depending on the model. Please consult individual product specifications for more information. ** Download is free from the App Store or Google Play.
Wi-Fi®, Airplay, and built-in streaming services
Expect fewer dropouts, faster connection, and less interference over 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi. Access to Spotify®, TIDAL, Deezer, and TuneIn are built into the system GUI—use dedicated apps were available or Onkyo Controller to find and play music. Cast from PC and iOS devices from iTunes, together with other supported applications, via AirPlay technology.
Onkyo Controller app for smartphones and tablets
Onkyo Controller supports receiver and multi-room control; the selection and distribution of on-demand streaming services; AM/FM/DAB+ station selection; USB disk browsing and more from one easy interface on Apple iOS and Android devices.
Simple USB music
Plug a USB flash-memory device into the front or rear USB inputs to play digital files. Use Onkyo Controller to easily explore albums on the device. MP3, AAC, ALAC, FLAC, WAV, and DSD are supported. With gigabytes of storage now more affordable than ever, USB Audio puts a huge choice of music at your fingertips.
AM, FM/RDS, and DAB+ tuners
Scan and save 40 FM/RDS, DAB+, and AM radio stations for easy one-touch recall anytime. Bring a huge variety of programming to your listening space, from news and sport to music and talk radio.
Bluetooth® transforms mobile audio into room-filling sound
With Bluetooth wireless technology, you can stream almost any audio playing on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or PC. Auto Connect function and wake-on-signal detection gets wireless music happening in moments.
Connects turntables, CD players, and everything in between
Crafted for music and film lovers seeking authentic hi-fi sound, the TX-8250 is extensively equipped with inputs to connect wide range of players. Use Hi-Res Audio-ready digital audio inputs to route TV or PC audio through to the speakers, line-level inputs for a good-quality CD player or DAC, and the MM phono input for your turntable. Enjoy room-filling reproduction of these as well as FM/DAB+, AM, USB Audio, Network, and Bluetooth sources with ease.
Quality digital-to-analog processing
An AK4452VN digital-to-analog converter from AKM features unique low-distortion filtering technologies ideally suited to the extended frequency response of Hi-Res Audio files. Excellent S/N and low-noise performance assure clear analog conversion of any digital source.