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Onkyo TX-NR525

Onkyo TX-NR525
alaScore 89

71 reviews

Apr, 2014

We have collected and analyzed 1 expert reviews and 70 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 70/100 and users rate it 78/100. The average review date is Oct 19, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 172251 reviews from other Receivers & Amplifiers. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: Apr 23, 2014.

Review analysis

(Based on 71 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by:

Onkyo TX-NR525

 

Onkyo has resisted adding support for Apple's AirPlay standard to its AV receivers, but historically the company has made up for that shortcoming by offering more HDMI inputs for significantly less than the other guys. The Onkyo TX-NR525 ($400 street)...

The Onkyo TX-NR525 is a solid value, especially considering its affordable wireless accessories for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. It also has six HDMI inputs, plus extensive networking features, including onboard streaming-audio support for Pandora, Spotify,...

For $50 more, Sony's STR-DN840 offers built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay. And while the option to use accessories is nice, you can only use one at a time.

Onkyo's TX-NR525 is a solid AV receiver value, especially considering its affordable accessories, but competitors offer integrated wireless features for not much more.

Consumer review by:

Nice receiver

 

Using this to connect ROKU, Blu-Ray, play music and watch tv. Just not wild about the confusing interface - it\'s not just this model, but all models: nothing is really plug \'n play. It takes so much work to put the whole system together and then so...

Clear Sound","Nice Number Of Hdmi Slots

Confusing Remote","Difficult To Set Up","No Airplay

Consumer review by:

great features, easy to setup

 

Easy setup, backwards compatible will work with older components as well as HDMI compatible. Easy network setup either Ethernet or WiFi. Plays flac files via network allowing you to play your music library directly from your computer.

Accurate Controls","Easy To Set Up","Good Power Output","Good Remote Control","Great Sound Quality

Consumer review by:

Onkyo TX-NR525 powerhouse

 

The Onkyo 5.2 receiver is great for small to medium living rooms. It has plenty of HDMI connections and a lot of apps preloaded. Easy install and setup with the Audyssey wizard. This is my third Onkyo receiver and they just keep getting better. I am...

Easy To Set Up","Good Power Output","Great Sound Quality

Remote 2 App Is Quirky