Firmware Updates

TX-8250

The firmware update released October 30 (EST) for download via network or USB is currently available via USB only due to continuing issues with our servers. We will post a notification on our website as soon as the firmware update is available for download via network. Service for models supporting firmware updates via network only will resume in the near future.
Onkyo sincerely apologizes to its customers for any inconvenience caused.

Notice of Firmware Update for TX-8250

A firmware update for the TX-8250 network stereo receiver is available through the unit’s network connection or USB input. Please note that new firmware updates replace, and include all content from, previous updates. The latest update includes the following content:

Latest Firmware Number (16 digits):1020-2000-0000-0008

As of 30 October 2017

As of 14 September 2017

  • Adds support for DTS Play-Fi.
    *To use Play-Fi, you need to download the application.
    For more detailed information, Please refer to below.
    http://www.onkyo.com/manual/sup/upd/playfi_onk.pdf
    Before starting to use Play-Fi, set "On" at the "Network Standby" ("NET Stby") setting. The unit will automatically power on and change the selector to "NET" or "Network"
  • Adds ‘’Play Queue’’ function.
    For detail about updated function, please refer to the link below.
    http://www.onkyo.com/manual/sup/upd/queue_onk.pdf
  • Adds ‘’Search/ Sort’’ function on Music server.
  • Adds "Resume Playback" function for Internet Radio.
    Please note that only above functions are added this time. Please refer to the link below and find out the explanation of your related function.
    http://www.onkyo.com/manual/sup/upd/audio1709_na_onk.pdf
    Important notice: *The forementioned functions depend on model - not all functions are available for each model.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements stability.

How to Install Firmware Update for TX-8250

Click below for instructions on how to install the update. Instructions cover (1) direct update over network connection and (2) update via USB.

Click below to download the firmware update to your PC, for subsequent installation on your receiver via its USB port.