Upper Saddle River, N.J. - Onkyo is introducing a two-channel
network stereo receiver and a CD player.
The TX-8050 network stereo receiver will connect a wide
range of modern and vintage music sources, the company said.
A front-panel USB port allows direct digital connection for
an iPod/iPhone and other USB devices. An Ethernet jack provides streaming
internet radio or audio from computer or network sources, the company said.
Onkyo's proprietary Universal Port provides for Onkyo-branded peripheral
iPod/iPhone docks, HD Radio tuner and future wireless options. The unit
supports such audio sources as turntable, AM/FM, audio recorder, A/V sources
and a CD player via analog or optical/coaxial digital connections.
Supported file types include MP3, WMA, WMA lossless, FLAC,
WAV, Ogg Vorbis, AAC and LPCM audio. Users can also take advantage of a variety
of Internet-streaming radio channels from Pandora, Rhapsody, Napster, SiriusXM
Internet Radio, Slacker, Last.fm, Mediafly and vTuner. The receiver is
certified with Windows 7 and DLNA Version 1.5, the company noted.
Onkyo's free Remote app enables owners to use an iPod Touch
or iPhone as a remote controller to control a range of functions on the
The TX-8050 will be available in late April at a suggested
retail of $399.
The C-7030 CD player uses a new high-precision clock to
dramatically reduce timing errors, along with Onkyo's original VLSC to reduce
pulse noise, the firm said.
Driving the system is a custom-built EI transformer that
provides a clean and stable power supply. Build quality is exemplified by a 1.6
mm-thick flat chassis base that helps reduce unwanted vibrations, the company
The C-7030 will be available in late April with suggested
retail of $249.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. - Onkyo is introducing a two-channel network stereo receiver and a CD player.