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Onkyo TX-SR252

Onkyo TX-SR252
alaScore 89

25 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Onkyo TX-SR252. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably.

price, usability, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Onkyo TX-SR252 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (

Good, but I wish it had a graphic equaliser.


Having now read relevant sections of the FULL manual, I am completely satisfied with my purchase. It's an excellent product with all the features I need, especially all the analogue i/p's (which I need at the moment and which are lacking in many...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (

Replacement item


Our original model needed repairing and the above was provided while we waited for the repairs to be complete. The spec on the above isn't as good as our original but it is a later model and suits our needs, as such we decided to keep the replacement....

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (

great amp


This amplifier was bought as an upgrade for an older onkyo amp the quality of the sound is superb compared to the older model and the price was unbelievable ..100 PERCENT SATISFIED.

sound quality

May, 2017

Consumer review (

Av reciver


This product is value for money easy to use and also set is simple And looks the part with and out standing sound

Apr, 2017

Consumer review (

Excellent Value


This was a replacement for a Yamaha Receiver we had previously as the remote had given up, and it did not have HDMI connectivity. We had also replaced our TV a while ago, so were eager to upgrade to HDMI and ARC. What a difference! Seamless...

ease of connectivity , unobtrusive design , subtle display , excellent sound quality , value for money


Apr, 2017

Consumer review (

Great Product


Product does everything I need it to, review more about the quality of the team in Preston branch. Nice friendly group of people, nothing was too much effort

Mar, 2017

Consumer review (

Great value for money


This Onkyo AV receiver was extremely easy to set up. I particularly liked the spring loaded speaker terminals for the front, centre and rear surrounds instead of those fiddly posts that you have to wrap the wires around and then tighten down. The...

simple to set up and use


Feb, 2017

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Simplicity its self and great quality


I purchased this amp one Sunday morning when our old amp finally died. i "thought I was in for an hour of bad language and tantrums setting it up especially to work with my single control programmable remote. Six minutes (yes, six minutes) later and I...

very easy set up , great quality , great sound

nothing - its perfect

Jan, 2017

Consumer review (

good all rounder


i have a cyclone media player,i can get picture,but no sound,have tried usin a coax cable still no sound,i have it plugged into dvd hdmi input,bought new hdmi cable still no sound.still trying to work out best sound,eg how do I adjust bass etc

great at surround sound very open , plenty of grunt

very little info in manual , lack of manual controls

Jan, 2017

Consumer review (

Just what I wanted


Great product. Good value, and helpful after sales service when I didn't understand how to set it up.

great sound

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio output channels:5.1
Input sensitivity:250
Power output per channel (1KHz@6 Ohm):100
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):100
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):0.06

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.45
Power consumption (typical):165

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3, WMA


Audio (L,R) in:3
Composite video in:2
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
HDMI in:4
USB ports quantity:1


Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):5 - 35
Operating temperature range (T-T):5 - 35

Optical Drive

Optical drive included: No

Other Features

Package depth:16.9
Package height:9.72
Package width:20.6


HDMI out:1
Headphone outputs:1
Number of HDMI outputs:1

Packaging Content

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

Packaging Data

Package dimensions (WxDxH):20.6 x 16.9 x 9.72

Ports & interfaces

AM antenna ports quantity:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired
FM antenna ports quantity:1
Speakers connectivity type:Clamp terminals
Wireless technologies:Wired


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.45
Power consumption (typical):165


AM band range:531 - 1602
FM band:87.5 - 108
FM band range:87.5 - 108
Preset stations quantity:30
Supported bands:AM, FM
Supported radio bands:AM,FM


Card reader: No

Technical Details

Audio decoders:DTS-HD,Dolby TrueHD
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Bass adjustment: Yes
Built-in audio decoders:DTS-HD, Dolby TrueHD
Color of product:Black
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Equalizer: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Treble adjustment: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
x.v.Color support: Yes


3D compatibility: No

Weight & Dimensions