Firmware Updates

TX-8270

The firmware update released October 30th (EST) is temporarily unavailable for download due to a problem with our servers. We are working to get this issue resolved as quickly as possible. We sincerely apologize to our customers for the inconvenience.

Notice of Firmware Update for TX-8270

A firmware update for the TX-8270 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 (12 digits):1040-5000-0040-0008

As of 13 December 2017

  • An improvement for pass-through function of Dolby Vision signal.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements stability.

As of 30 October 2017

  • Adds support for new multi-room audio playback function "FlareConnect".
    *All audio devices in group and "Onkyo Controller" App is required to update to the latest version.
    Setup Guide: www.intl.onkyo.com/next_generation/setup.html
    Introduction of multi-room audio functions: www.intl.onkyo.com/next_generation
  • Improvement for pass-through function of Dolby Vision signal.
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements stability.

As of 31 August 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 "Display WAV file information ( album art, artist, album ) via USB" function.
    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.

As of 25 April 2017

  • Adds support for Chromecast built-in.
    *Chromecast-enabled applications is required to enjoy Chromecast built-in.
    *As an initial setting, before starting to use Chromecast built-in, you need to accept the PRIVACY POLICY on our smartphone application "Onkyo Controller". For more detailed information, Please refer to below.
    http://www.onkyo.com/manual/sup/upd/chromecast_onk.pdf
  • Minor bug fixes and performance improvements.

How to Install Firmware Update for TX-8270

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.