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Onkyo TX-NR414

alaTest has collected and analyzed 489 reviews of Onkyo TX-NR414. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews. Reviews about the design and size are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but reviews are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Onkyo TX-NR414 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Onkyo TX-NR414

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Onkyo TX-NR414 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the usability.

usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Onkyo TX-NR414S 5.1 Channel Network Home Cinema ReceiverOnkyo TX-NR414S 5.1 Channel Network Home Cinema Receiver

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Onkyo TX-NR414

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 191 user reviews of Onkyo TX-NR414 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the price. The usability also gets good feedback, whereas the reliability and design get mixed comments. Many are negative about the size.

usability, price

size

85% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Onkyo TX-NR414 5.1-Channel Network A/V Receiver(Black) (Old Version)Onkyo TX-NR414 5.1-Channel Network A/V Receiver(Black) (Old Version)

Nov, 2017

Expert review by: Matthew Moskovciak (cnet.com)

Onkyo TX-NR414 review

 

AV receivers are packed with features that complicate making a buying decision, but the truth is most buyers would be fine simply picking the cheapest model that has enough HDMI inputs for their home theater. The Onkyo TX-NR414 is a perfect fit for...

The Onkyo TX-NR414 is an extremely affordable receiver with six HDMI inputs. It has built-in networking with extensive streaming-audio support, including Pandora, Spotify, Rhapsody, and Internet radio. Wi-Fi functionality can be added with a tiny,...

The TX-NR414 lacks several features that would have been nice, such as a graphical user interface, 7.1 channels, automatic speaker calibration, and AirPlay. User reviews of Onkyo products sometimes complain about unreliability, though the TX-NR414 has...

The Onyko TX-NR414 offers the best AV receiver value for those with a tight budget, although the step-up TX-NR515 model is worth the extra cash if you can afford it.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Tom Andry (audioholics.com)

Onkyo 2012 Budget Receiver Line Preview

 

Onkyo's new 2012 line of entry-level receivers sport upgraded amps and tons of networking and streaming features but leaves out room correction under $500. Silicon Image's InstaPrevue is available.

All in all, the 2012 budget receivers look to be a solid offering from Onkyo. It is clear that they have chosen, when possible, to go with networking and compatibility features rather than with upgraded room correction systems. Having a $500 receiver...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: David Vaughn (hometheatermag.com)

Onkyo TX-NR414 A/V Receiver

 

Last year I had the pleasure of reviewing the Onkyo TX-NR609 AVR (Home Theater, August 2011), which offered a boatload of features, including seven channels of amplification, firstrate video processing, THX-Select certification, and many of the goodies...

The TX-NR414 won’t satisfy the needs of a serious enthusiast for his main system, but then, it’s not intended to. What it offers at its attractive price point is the ability to easily connect up to six HDMI components (with InstaPrevue to choose among...

Aug, 2012

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Expert review by: David Vaughn (hometheater.com)

Onkyo TX-NR414 A/V Receiver

 

Last year I had the pleasure of reviewing the Onkyo TX-NR609 AVR (Home Theater, August 2011), which offered a boatload of features, including seven channels of amplification, firstrate video processing, THX-Select certification, and many of the goodies...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: David Vaughn (soundandvision.com)

Onkyo TX-NR414 A/V Receiver

 

This time, I'm taking a look at the $499 Onkyo TX-NR414 5.1-channel network A/V receiver, a new 400 Series model added to the company's lineup for 2012. THX-Select certification still starts with the 600 Series in the TX-NR616, which now carries a...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Matthew Moskovciak (cnet.co.uk)

Onkyo TX-NR414 review

 

AV receivers are packed with features that complicate making a buying decision, but the truth is most buyers would be fine simply picking the cheapest model that has enough HDMI inputs for their home theater. The Onkyo TX-NR414 is a perfect fit for...

The Onkyo TX-NR414 is an extremely affordable receiver with six HDMI inputs. It has built-in networking with extensive streaming-audio support, including Pandora, Spotify, Rhapsody, and Internet radio. Wi-Fi functionality can be added with a tiny,...

The TX-NR414 lacks several features that would have been nice, such as a graphical user interface, 7.1 channels, automatic speaker calibration, and AirPlay. User reviews of Onkyo products sometimes complain about unreliability, though the TX-NR414 has...

The Onyko TX-NR414 offers the best AV receiver value for those with a tight budget, although the step-up TX-NR515 model is worth the extra cash if you can afford it.

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Amos-E (cnet.com)

For the money it is outstanding

 

I have had this receiver for a short while so this review started with first impressions and I am adding to it. My initial reaction was entirely positive and remains so. First, the background stuff ... The receiver is a little taller than the unit it...

+ Sound is crystal clear, bass is not booming and the treble is sharp and clear + Remote control unit is clear + Numerous HDMI inputs + Automatic firmware updates + Set up was easy

- AUX input in front - No phono input

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: travis t. (newegg.com)

No Sound After 3.5 years

 

I will not buy Onkyo receivers ever again.

Worked well most of the time. No issues for 2.5 years.

After about 2.5 years, started having sound issues. It would drop out and come back on. As of 4/2/2016 (Today), I have lost all sound completely

Apr, 2016

Consumer review by: William M. (newegg.com)

ONKYO TX-NR414

 

This is an Onkyo problem and not just with this model.

good sound when it works

First of all this is not Neweggs problem. Had I known about the sound issue I would not have brought this receiver,the sound slowly takes longer and longer to come on and the network connection quit working and no sound at all now.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Quality - Disapointed!!

 

I definitely don't recommend Onkyo brand. this is my first and last Onkyo equipment. don't throw your money!

Good sound ; A lot of inputs and outputs ; Good receiver while it lasted

very low quality unit. you receive what you paid. don't buy it, you will loose your money soon ; Lot of noise when it starts ; Not user friendly, hard to configure

May, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio output channels:5.1
Dynamic power per channel (3 Ohm):180
Dynamic power per channel (4 Ohm):160
Dynamic power per channel (8 Ohm):100
Input impedance:47
Input sensitivity:200
Output impedance:2200
Power output per channel (1KHz@6 Ohm):130
Receiver Type:Surround
Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR):100
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.08

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes
Energy Star certified: No

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:230
Power consumption (typical):400

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, LPCM, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA

Inputs

AC (power) in: Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:2
Composite video in:5
Digital audio coaxial in:2
Digital audio optical in:2
HDMI in:6
USB ports quantity:1

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Optical drive included: No

Outputs

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite video out:1
HDMI out:1
Number of HDMI outputs:1

Packaging Content

AM antenna: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
FM antenna: Yes
Manual: Yes

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):22.4 x 11.7 x 16.7
Package weight:25.4

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Speakers connectivity type:RCA
Wireless technologies:Wired

Power

AC input frequency:50
AC input voltage:230
Power consumption (typical):400

Radio

AM band range:530 - 1.710
FM band:87.5 - 108
FM band range:87.5 - 108
Internet radio: Yes
Preset stations quantity:40
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
RDS features:PS, PTY, RT, TP
Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM

Technical Details

AirPlay: No
Apple docking compatibility: No
Audio decoders:Dolby TrueHD,DTS-HD Master Audio / Dolby TrueHD,DTS-HD,DTS-HD Master Audio
Bass adjustment: Yes
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio / Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Color of product:Black / Silver
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Treble adjustment: Yes
Volume Control:Rotary
x.v.Color support: Yes

Video

3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Supported video modes:1080i, 720p
Video D/A Converter (DAC):24-bit/192kHz

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:12.9
Height:6.85
Weight:19.8
Width:17.1