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What differentiates TX-8522 from its competitors the most is its proprietary Wide Range Amplifier Design (WRAT) .

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solid construction with durable components, can be pushed and depended on to keep going

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plenty of hookups for legacy and modern equipment

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setup is easy enough for entry-level users

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low distortion even when turned up to a decent level

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plenty of power for a larger room

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great for playing compressed audio through, fills out the missing sound well

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controls are easy to operate once you're used to them

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The Onkyo TX-8522 is a basic stereo A/V receiver that utilizes Onkyo’s exclusive RI (Remote Interactive) system to integrate and operate compatible components through a single remote control. In fact, the TX-8522 can connect to iPods (DS-A1 required), XM Radio (Adapter required), television sets, video consoles, and more. What differentiates TX-8522 from its competitors the most is its proprietary Wide Range Amplifier Design (WRAT), which works with an isolated power transformer to maintain the purity of music, radio, and video sources. Additional features of the Onkyo TX-8522 include automatic/manual tuning, a sleep timer, and a headphone jack. The Onkyo TX-8522 retails for $229.99 and comes with a 2 year limited warranty.

Primary Features
  • Advanced Stereo A/V Receiver
  • Remote Interactive System
  • Wide Range Amplifier Design
  • Automatic/Manual Tuning
  • 2 Year Limited Warranty
Additional Features
  • 100 watts x 2 (stereo) into 8 ohms (20-20,000 Hz) at 0.08% THD
  • 4-ohm capability allows use with a wide range of speakers
  • XM Satellite Radio Ready (requires XM subscription and optional XM Mini-Tuner package)
  • iPod integration (requires optional Onkyo DS-A2x control dock)
  • three front-panel display brightness settings (dim, dark, normal)
  • direct access tuning
  • 40 AM/FM presets
  • 4 audio inputs (including phono), and 2 A/V inputs (composite video)
  • rotary bass and treble controls
  • Pure Audio/Direct mode for cleaner sound
  • remote control
  • headphone jack
  • front-panel switching for two pairs of main speakers
  • anti-resonant aluminum front panel
  • high-current, low-impedance amplifier design
  • oversized power transformer, filter capacitors, and heat sink
  • discrete output stage circuitry
  • sleep timer
  • 17-1/8"W x 5-15/16"H x 13-3/4"D
  • warranty: 2 years
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