Onkyo TX-4500 MKII

In 1979 Onkyo introduced the Onkyo TX-4500 MKII. It retailed for $479.95 and was the mid range offering in their lineup. Onkyo took the design of their TX-4500 stereo and optimized it, renaming it the …

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Onkyo TX-8500

Onkyo’s contribution to the Monster receiver genre is the Onkyo TX-8500.  It was Onkyo’s top of the line receiver at the time and put out an under rated 150 watts per channel into 4 ohms …

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Onkyo TX-2500 MK II

This Onkyo TX-2500 receiver is a low to mid-range offering from Onkyo with the TX-8500 being the big dog at the time.  I’ve always liked the look of the Onkyo receivers – even the bolt …

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Onkyo TX-6500 MKII

This is one of the less common receivers – the Onkyo TX-6500 MK II. It was made by Onkyo from around 1978 to 1981. They made a series of receivers with the entry level unit …

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