Onkyo TX-8160 Stereo Receiver

  • Model #: TX-8160
  • Web Code: 10396727
$629.99
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Overview

The Onkyo TX-8160 network stereo receiver combines magnificent sound and the ability to play from any audio source, whether it's from your turntable or your smartphone. It's equipped with WiFi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay so you can stream content from compatible devices, while Zone 2 pre-outs allow you to enjoy audio from another room in the house.

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Clean, realistic sound

  • At 80 watts per channel, this receiver boasts the capacity for greatness. Each channel offers superb loud sound from your connected speakers, while the Wide Range Amplification technology delivers realistic audio no matter what audio source you choose. Whether you're watching a horror movie or rocking out to the oldies, you'll hear incredibly rich and powerful sound from your connected speaker system.
  • The receiver makes the most of any audio format with its low-distortion, sound-enhancing filtering technologies. Enjoy your favourite tunes and movie acoustics the way they were meant to be heard.
  • Hi-current amplification boosts the audio quality of vinyl records. Simply connect the turntable to your receiver, and your dad's old records and your favourite CDs from yesteryear will sound richer and deeper than you've ever heard.

Wireless streaming, two-zone capability

  • Built-in WiFi, Bluetooth, and AirPlay give you the flexibility to stream content from a variety of sources. Blast an 80s playlist from your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone or tune into your favourite internet radio station. Stream high-resolution audio via your network-attached devices or stream music on your smartphone or tablet. You can even pair up with your Bluetooth-enabled device so you're free to move around the house without being tied down to one place.
  • The receiver comes preloaded with internet radio and music streaming subscription services, including TuneIn Radio, Slacker, SiriusXM Internet Radio, Spotify, and Deezer. Download the Onkyo Remote app on your mobile device and enjoy a wide range of acoustic options whether you're entertaining house guests or needing motivational music for your bodyweight exercises.
  • Enjoy great sound from any format. The receiver provides many connectivity options, including TV sound via digital inputs and a phone equalizer for your turntable and other players. Zone 2 pre-outs send audio from any source, including online, to a spare power amp and a pair of speakers, allowing you to extend great acoustics to another room in the house.
  • Four quick-access BGM presets make it a breeze to swap from one of your favourite FM/AM or internet radio stations to another. The presets provide instant access to your preferred stations at the touch of a button.

What's in the Box?

  • Indoor Antenna
  • AM Loop Antenna
  • Instruction Manual
  • Remote Controller
  • 2 x AAA (RO3) Batteries

Manufacturer's Warranty:

  • Parts - 2 Year(s)
  • Labour - 2 Year(s)

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  • Receiver Features
  • High Current
    YES WRAT
  • Satellite Radio Ready
    Yes
  • Wi-Fi Connectivity
    Yes
  • Network Ready
    Yes
  • Network Functions Supported
    Services Included (TuneIn Radio, Pandora®, Slacker™,SiriusXM Internet Radio®, Spotify, and Deezer)
  • On-Screen Display
    No
  • Remote Control Type
    Full-Function RI
  • Station Presets
    40
  • Inputs/Outputs
  • Number of Audio Inputs
    7
  • Phono Inputs
    1
  • Preamp Outputs
    1.5
  • Digital Inputs
    4
  • Digital Outputs
    0
  • Headphone Jack
    Yes
  • Dimensions
  • Width
    43.5 cm
  • Height
    14.99 cm
  • Depth
    32.8 cm
  • Weight
    8.3 kg
  • Width (Inches)
    17.13 in
  • Height (Inches)
    5.88 in
  • Depth (Inches)
    12.94 in
  • Weight (lbs)
    18.3 lb
  • Warranty Labour
    2 Year(s)
  • Warranty Parts
    2 Year(s)


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  • from Edmonton, AB
4.0

A Feature- Full Quality Product.

I have had this unit for two months now and given it a thorough trial.The sound quality is very good and I can get the tone I want quite easily by the front located control knobs for Bass, Treble and Balance. The choice of Inputs is more than adequate for my usage and there are plenty of Jack Inputs at the rear. I like having the U.S.B. socket at the front of the unit and there are plenty of Pre-Set positions for my favourite stations. A small disadvantage is the insensitivity of the Volume Control knob, an increase of Volume Level from say 10 to 34 requires a full 360 deg. turn and I would have preferred about 180 deg. this is just what I am used to, it may not bother other users. Other than that I am quite happy with this unit with it's quality appearance.


  • from Kamloops, BC
5.0

Loaded with features and sounds great!

I was a little reluctant to purchase this without being able to audition it in the store but was pleasantly surprised upon setting it up at home. It's feature rich ( the built-in DSD audio support is fantastic ), easy to navigate and most importantly it sounds GREAT. Beyond what I expected for the price... way beyond. It produces a deep soundstage with an articulate and rich sound. Nicely balanced and provides plenty of dynamics when called for. The only negative worth mentioning is the front volume knob being made of plastic, otherwise the build quality and aesthetics are quite good for the price, even on the rear of the amplifier.


  • from Toronto, ON
4.0

Onkyo TX-8160

This is a great little stereo receiver. My only negative is the price. However, if you truly want a stereo receiver with a variety of RCA inputs, including a phono input, rather than an HDMI-based surround sound receiver, the market is not that big and thus the price is high. The TX-8160 also has several digital inputs which are useful. I bought Onkyo's higher end stero receiver because of the Airplay feature that allows me to stream my music (or free web-based radio stations) from iTunes over my home Wifi network. I really like this feature. Paired with my Wharfedale Diamond 220 speaker the sound is very good and I can enjoy my old vinyl records again.


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