With its continued excellence in sound reproduction, Onkyo has once again created a versatile stereo receiver for the music lover in you. The TX-8255 Stereo Receiver offers superb functionality and dual-room capability that will be hard to match at this price point. Onkyo exclusives like Wide Range Amplifier Technology (WRAT), Discrete Output Stage Circuitry, Massive Power Transformer, and Heavy-Duty Extruded Heat Sink offer the cleanest signal on the market. Most of the receiver's audio processing is handled automatically, with little intervention on your part. However, it is so advanced; its discrete output reproduces music with unmatched sonic clarity and dynamic power.
In a nutshell, the TX-8255 is a 2 x 50W (@ 8 ohms) stereo receiver capable of delivering breathtaking stereo sound. It features 5-sets of audio inputs, 2-sets of audio outputs, individual treble, bass, and balance controls, Remote Interactive (RI) port, A/B speaker switching, banana plug speaker posts, and an AM/FM tuner. Because of the high efficiency of its design, this powerful receiver produces exceptional sound quality, and clarity in every audible detail.
This receiver features a high-end design approach encompassing everything from its massive power transformer design and high-current, low-impedance drive to discrete output circuitry and minimal use of negative feedback. This enables the receiver to combine tighter bass, superb transient response and enhanced presence at any volume level.
Wide Range Amplifier Technology (WRAT)
It's the Wide Range Amplifier Technology (WRAT) that will fill your room with noise-free, impressively powerful, true-to-life sound. With a broader frequency range and lower harmonic noise entering the signal path, this receiver is perfectly suited for new high resolution DVD-Audio and SACD formats.
Remote Interactive (RI) Interface
Remote Interactive (RI) capability enables you to simply connect your iPod to your receiver through Onkyo's RI Dock option for the iPod (DS-A4). Your iPod effectively becomes another Onkyo component flowing through the TX-8255.
With speaker A/B selectors and dedicated speaker terminals, this receiver offers the capability to send audio to a second room. In addition, the built-in IR port enables multi-room distribution with optional control systems.
This receiver is capable of reproducing audio with less noise, superior phase linearity, greater headroom, and a 20Hz - 20KHz frequency response.
Built-In AM/FM Tuner
Enjoy your favorite radio broadcasts (up to 40 presets), with the built-in AM/FM wide-band tuner.