The Onkyo TX-8250 is an amplifier with a variety of streaming and playback options. You can use a network cable or WiFi to connect the amplifier to your home network, enabling you to send music wirelessly from a smartphone, tablet, or laptop to the speakers. The Asahi Kasei DAC makes the stereo amplifier suitable for hi-res audio, such as FLAC, DSD, and Apple Lossless files. This means you can listen to music without loss of quality. Thanks to the phono input, you can also enjoy your analog equipment. Connect a record player and listen to your favorite vinyl records. You control the TX-8250 with the buttons on the casing or the included remote. If you want full control of the amplifier from the couch, you can use the Onkyo Controller app on your smartphone or tablet.