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Onkyo® 2 Channel Network Stereo Receiver
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Onkyo® 2 Channel Network Stereo Receiver

Model #: TX-8260
At a Glance
Classic stereo amplification is rejuvenated with network functions that simplify audio streaming from personal devices, while adding convenient ways to cast music around the home.
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Get to know this product.

The TX-8260 has Chromecast built-in, FlareConnect™, and DTS Play-Fi®* multi-room technologies over 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi® for stable connection. You can play from Spotify®, TIDAL, Pandora®, TuneIn, and Deezer services, cast from iTunes and other apps with AirPlay, or stream with Bluetooth® technology.

  • 80 W/Ch (8 Ohms) High-Current Amplification
  • Quality AK4452VN DAC for Hi-Res Audio
  • Works with Google Assistant Smart Speakers
  • 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® Technology
  • Chromecast built-in, FlareConnect™ & DTS Play-Fi®
  • Spotify, TIDAL, TuneIn, Deezer, and Pandora® via Onkyo Controller App
  • MM Phono, Analog, USB and Digital Audio Inputs
  • Zone 2 Line Output for Distributed NET/USB/Analog Audio

Works with Sonos

With Sonos Connect, the awesome home theater you’ve built around your Onkyo receiver can now be part of your existing Sonos Home Sound System, or the start of a new one. Instantly upgrade the music streaming capability of your home theater with Sonos Connect and a free firmware update. After a simple set up, your Onkyo A/V receiver will seamlessly tie into Sonos, instantly waking, changing inputs and playing at the volume you command through the familiar Sonos app.

Stream Instantly with Chromecast built-in

Stream any music from your smartphone, laptop, or PC with ease. Control playback with popular Chromecast-enabled apps you know and love from your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, Mac or Windows® laptop, or Chromebook.

Ready for DTS Play-Fi® Multi-room Audio

DTS Play-Fi technology lets you stream from linked online services, media server, or device library over Wi-Fi® to any number of compatible products via Onkyo Music Control App for iPad, iPhone, and Android™ phone/tablet. DTS Play-Fi connects systems for synchronized music in every room, and can also stream different music to different rooms from the same device.

Onkyo Controller App for Smartphones and Tablets

Onkyo Controller supports receiver and multi-room control; the selection and distribution of on-demand streaming services; radio station selection; USB disk browsing and more from one easy interface on Apple iOS and Android devices.

Wi-Fi®, AirPlay, and Built-in Streaming Services

Expect fewer dropouts, faster connection, and less interference over 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi. Access to Spotify®, TIDAL, Deezer, TuneIn, and Pandora® are built into the system GUI- use dedciated apps (where available) or Onkyo Controller to find and play music. Cast from PC and iOS devices from iTunes, together with other supported applications, via AirPlay technology.

Bluetooth® Transforms Mobile Audio Into Room-filling Sound

With Bluetooth wireless technology, you can stream almost any audio playing on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or PC. Auto Connect function and wakeon- signal detection gets wireless music happening in moments.

Simple USB Music

Plug a USB flash-memory device into the front or rear USB inputs to play digital files. Use Onkyo Controller to easily explore albums on the device. MP3, AAC, ALAC, FLAC, WAV, and DSD are supported. With gigabytes of storage now more affordable than ever, USB Audio puts a huge choice of music at your fingertips.

FM/AM Tuner with 40 Memory Presets

Scan and save 40 FM/AM radio stations for easy one-touch recall anytime. Bring a huge variety of programming to your listening space, from news and sport to music and talk radio.

FlareConnect™ Wireless Multi-room Audio

FlareConnect™ mirrors network audio and external analog sources connected to a master component on FlareConnect™- compatible speakers in other rooms. Music selection, speaker grouping, and playback management across the home are built into Onkyo Controller app for iOS and Android™ devices.

Connects Turntables, CD Players, and Everything in Between

Crafted for music and film lovers seeking authentic hi-fi sound, the TX-8260 is extensively equipped with inputs to connect wide range of players. Use Hi-Res Audio-ready digital audio inputs to route TV or PC audio through to the speakers, line-level inputs for a good-quality CD player or DAC, and the MM phono input for your turntable. Enjoy room-filling reproduction of these as well as FM/AM radio, USB Audio, Network, and Bluetooth sources with ease.

Quality Digital-to-Analog Processing

An AK4452VN digital-to-analog converter from AKM features unique low-distortion filtering technologies ideally suited to the extended frequency response of Hi-Res Audio files. Excellent S/N and low-noise performance assures clear analog conversion of any digital source.

Driving Big Speakers with Boundless Energy

Match your TX-8260 with stereo loudspeakers and add genuine hi-fi sound to all your entertainment sources. Discrete high-current amplifiers, massive transformer, and custom-made capacitors assure effortless driving power with very low distortion. High current grips the speaker cones for more accurate control, restoring vitality and detail to music. Non-phase-shift circuitry, meanwhile, clearly focuses the audio image and reproduces a wide frequency bandwidth for best performance with Hi-Res Audio and vinyl sources.

Supplied Accessories

  • Indoor FM antenna
  • AM loop antenna
  • Instruction manual
  • Remote controller
  • AAA (R03) batteries x 2


Power Watts/Ch (6 Ohms 1kHz, 2 Channel Driven, FTC)160, 10% THD
Power Watts/Ch (8 Ohms 20-20kHz, 2 Channels Driven, FTC)80, 0.1% THD
Dynamic Power180 W (3 Ohms, Front) / 160 W (4 Ohms, Front) / 100 W (8 Ohms, Front)
WRAT (Wide Range Amplifier Technology)Yes
H.C.P.S. (High Current Power Supply)Yes
Non-Phase-Shift Amp DesignYes (for Realistic Sound Imaging)
6 Ohm CapableYes
4 Ohm CapableYes
384K/32 Bit DACsYes (Asahi Kasei AK4452VN)
THD + Noise0.1 % (20hz-20kHz, Half power)
Phono Overload (1 kHz)70 mV (MM, 1 kHz, 0.5%)
Frequency Response10 Hz-100 kHz (+ 1 dB, -3 dB) (Direct Mode)
S/N Ratio106 dB (IHF-A, Line In, Speaker Out) / 80 dB ( IHF-A, Phono In, Speaker Out)

Tuner Section

FM87.5 MHz–107.9 MHz
AM530 kHz–1,710 kHz
FM/AM Preset Memory40 Stations (Plus 4 Faceplate BGM Presets)


Power SupplyAC 120 V˜, 60 Hz
Power Consumption230 W
Standby Power Consumption0.1 W
No-Sound Power Consumption70 W
Network Standby Power Consumption2.9 W
Dimensions (W x H x D)17 1/8" x 5 7/8" x 12 15/16" (435 x 149 x 329 mm)
Weight18.3 lbs. (8.3 kg)


Dimensions (W x H x D)22 1/2" x 10 3/8" x 16 1/2" (572 x 264 x 419 mm)
Weight23.1 lbs. (11.5 kg)


Audio Input/Output6/1 (Gold Plated)
MM Phono InputYes
Digital Audio IN (Opt/Coax)2/2
Zone 2 Line OutYes
Zone 2 Digital to Analog Audio ConversionYes
Speaker A/+BYes
Subwoofer Pre-outYes
Headphone JackYes

Network / USB

Internet Radio CapableYes (TuneIn Radio, Tidal, Pandora, Spotify, and Deezer)
Spotify Connect SupportYes
Streaming Audio From PC / NetworkYes
Hi-Res Streaming Audio FormatsYes (ALAC, DSD 2.8/5.6 MHz, AAC, MP3, FLAC 192/24 PCM, AIFF, WAV, WMA Lossless)
Supports Onkyo Controller AppYes
Wireless NetworkYes (Dual-band Wi-Fi)
USB InputYes (Front)
Chromecast built-in and Works with Google AssistantYes
DTS Play-FiYes (via Firmware Update)
Firmware Updates via Network/USBYes / Yes


Quick Access BGM PresetsYes (x4)
Number of AM/FM Presets40
Preset Station NamingYes
Direct Access TuningYes
Automatic/Manual TuningYes
Sleep TimerYes
IR InputYes
IR OutputYes
RI-Compatible Remote ControlYes
Warranty2 YEARS

Misc. Specs

Product Weight (lbs.)18.3
Depth (in.)12.94
Width (in.)17.13
Height (in.)5.88
Manufacturer Warranty2 Year
Wifi ConnectivityYes
Color Finish NameBlack
Smart CompatibleYes
Wifi CapableYes
Bluetooth CapableYes
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