Published On: May 15, 2024

Onkyo and Integra Unveil New Stereo Receivers: The Onkyo TX-8470 and the Integra DTM-7.4

Published On: May 15, 2024
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Onkyo and Integra Unveil New Stereo Receivers: The Onkyo TX-8470 and the Integra DTM-7.4

Onkyo and Integra have unveiled their latest stereo receivers, the Onkyo TX-8470 and Integra DTM-7.4, combining classic hi-fi design with modern digital features and streaming capabilities.

Onkyo and Integra Unveil New Stereo Receivers: The Onkyo TX-8470 and the Integra DTM-7.4

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Onkyo and Integra, both renowned names in the audio industry, have introduced new stereo receivers that blend traditional hi-fi design with contemporary digital connectivity and built-in streaming capabilities. The Onkyo TX-8470 and Integra DTM-7.4, priced at $799 and $900 respectively, are set to ship by the end of the month and are currently available for pre-order.

Both models feature high-current Class G amplifiers, delivering 100 watts per channel into 8 ohms. The amplifiers are designed to provide efficient and accurate audio signal reproduction, promising a rich and immersive listening experience. These receivers are also equipped with isolated circuit boards and selectable moving magnet (MM) and moving coil (MC) phono inputs, catering to vinyl enthusiasts by preserving the integrity of phono signals for enhanced audio clarity.

The Onkyo TX-8470 and Integra DTM-7.4 support a wide array of streaming services, including Spotify, Amazon Music HD, Tidal, Deezer, TuneIn Radio, and Pandora. Both models are compatible with Sonos, Chromecast built-in, and Apple AirPlay, providing seamless access to various music streaming platforms. Additionally, these receivers are Roon Ready certified, providing compatibility with the popular subscription-based music management software, and include AM/FM tuners.

Front view of the Onkyo TX-8470.

One of the main features of these new receivers is their extensive digital connectivity options. Both the TX-8470 and DTM-7.4 are equipped with an AKM Premium 32-bit/768-kHz digital-to-analog converter (DAC), supporting high-resolution audio streaming. They also feature a custom transformer and audio-grade low-impedance capacitors, contributing to their impressive sound performance.

The front panels of both models are designed with a large volume control and dials for selecting inputs and adjusting bass, treble, and balance. The receivers offer a comprehensive selection of connections, including four HDMI inputs and one HDMI output, all ARC-enabled and supporting 8K up to 40 Gbps. 

Additional connections include one coaxial and two optical digital inputs, two USB inputs, three analog RCA inputs, gold-plated speaker terminals, a subwoofer output, and a Zone 2 pre-out.

Onkyo TX-8470 on a shelf.

Both models also support Bluetooth streaming and can be controlled via voice commands through Google and Apple virtual assistants, enhancing user convenience and integration with smart home ecosystems.

The Integra DTM-7.4, designed with custom installers in mind, offers additional features for professional integration. It includes main and subwoofer pre-outs and a variety of custom installation (CI) features, such as web setup, IP control, an RS-232 port, IR in/out, two 12-volt trigger outputs, and an onboard diagnostics tool kit. 

This model also supports remote diagnostics and control for platforms like C4, Crestron, OvrC (cloud management), and Domotz. The DTM-7.4 is compatible with Luxul Pro Watch, VPN, and other monitoring platforms, ensuring robust support for custom installations.

Front view of the Integra DTM-7.4 stereo receiver.

Integra emphasizes that the DTM-7.4 facilitates easy system integration, incorporating its most robust API to date with discrete commands for virtually any AVR function. Custom control drivers, developed with input from integrators, ensure seamless integration with various control systems. An optional rack-mount kit is also available for professional installations.

The Onkyo TX-8470 and Integra DTM-7.4 are designed for audiophiles and music enthusiasts who prioritize high-fidelity sound and modern connectivity. The TX-8470, with its traditional styling, is aimed at consumers seeking a high-quality stereo receiver for music playback, while the DTM-7.4, with its contemporary design and extensive CI features, is tailored for custom installers and advanced home entertainment systems.

The Onkyo TX-8470 and Integra DTM-7.4 will be available at authorized retailers, such as Amazon, and through their respective websites at the end of the month, with pre-orders currently open.

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