Onkyo TX-8020 expert assessment

Onkyo TX-8020 review


  • Discrete amplifier design, Massive EI transformer
  • Phono input for connecting record players
  • Independent controls for bass, treble and balance
  • Subwoofer preamp output, speaker connections A / B
  • Supplied with: Onkyo TX-8020 (B) stereo receiver, FM wire antenna, AM loop antenna, user manual, remote control, three AAA (R03) batteries

Technical specifications

  • Brand: Onkyo
  • Model: TX-8020
  • Current price: about $200
  • Mass: 7000 g
  • Width / depth / height: 32.9 x 43.5 x 15.0 cm
  • Connections: Subwoofer, speakers, headphones
  • Colour: black, silver


Who wants to get an AV receiver with two-channel sound quality home, which offers an optimal price / performance ratio and also digital and analog inputs of the TV, Blu-ray players, PCs and CD players can play, that is with the Stereo receiver TX-8020 from Onkyo certainly not badly served. The device comes in the colors black and silver, we have and looked at the reviews on Amazon .

Domestic equipments

Onkyo TX-8020 offers one optical and two coaxial digital inputs, but this model does not have video inputs and surround sound. On digital inputs, the AV receiver features a CD, DVD and Blu-ray player, as well as an AirPort Express station, an AirPlay-enabled iPod / iPad / iPhone dock and five analogue inputs (CD, BD / DVD, dock, tape, TV). In addition, a phono input, for example, for a turntable with MM pickup as well as a line output, inputs for FM and AM antennas and a remote control socket integrated. Not to be missed screwable speaker terminals for two pairs of speakers, these can be found on the back. At the front you will find a 6.3 mm headphone output. The power amp gives each channel an output power of 90 watts at six ohms. The scope of supply includes the stereo receiver, an FM wire antenna, a MW loop antenna, the user manual and the remote control incl. Three AAA (R03) batteries. We give 4 out of 5 stars.

Onkyo TX-8020 back


The front of the Onkyos is equipped with a dimmable display, here you will find, among other things, a “Direct” button, which turns off the electronic sound optimization. The tuner for FM and AM stations receives RDS information. The AV receiver convinced us with an excellent sound from all sources, for this price range the sound is even breathtaking, as the customers on Amazon mean. Great: The phono input is impeccable, records sound in a new splendor. We give away 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Price-performance ratio

Currently you get the TX-8020 for 180 euros in the online store of Amazon . The receiver must / should be called a real bargain. We give away 4.5 out of 5 stars.


The AV receiver from Onkyo impresses with a very good workmanship, ease of use and a great stereo sound. Also praiseworthy: the more than reasonable price. Based on customer reviews and product description, we give a total of 4.5 stars out of 5. At Amazon we currently have 94 customer reviews, which give an average of 4.1 stars.

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