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Onkyo TX-8522 stuck on standby

My Onkyo TX-8522 is stuck on standby. I read the manual and tried all the solutions suggested in the manual. Is there a way I can reset the system without sending it in to the manufacuture?

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This is Not a real Fix, However it stops the problem!
Do not plug any power cords into the Receiver.  I have found that using the "switched or unswitched" plugs in the back cause the trouble. 

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How do you connect a sub woofer to a Onkyo TX-8522?

Since it does not have a dedicated subwoofer pre-out, you would have to use the "TAPE" outputs. If your powered sub (I'm assuming your using a powered sub) has only one input, you could either just use the left tape out of the receiver, or use an rca splitter to convert the left and right to a single jack. (I'm not a fan of that method, though).

Jul 01, 2011 | Onkyo TX-8522 Receiver

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I have an Onkyo TX-8522 stereo system. I am trying to connect my iphone to it so that i can play music there (both from Pandora and from my own music from itunes). I was wondering if this was actually...

Yes it is possible. Any audio device with an earphone out jack can be connected to a receiver by using the CD input or the AUX input jacks (white and red) on the receiver. All you need is an adapter cable with the stereo 3.5mm plug on the iPhone side and the 2 RCA connectors on the receiver side. You can get these for $2 or so at or at Radio Shack. Adjust the volume and select on the receiver, the input you used to connect and enjoy.

See above link for one example of the cable.

May 30, 2011 | Onkyo TX-8522 Receiver

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Monitor buttons do not work right``````````how to get another monitor ?????

Do you understand what that Monitor Button means?

Only Tape 2 can be monitored.(Page 24, diagram on page 25)

Jan 12, 2011 | Onkyo TX-8522 Receiver

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In my Onkyo receiver, it normally just says Video but for some reason it says Video T2 On and there is no audio coming out. Any ideas?

T2 IS selection for EQ. ( TAPE MONITOR LOOP )Hold the T2 button down long enough and it will switch it to OFF. Karl

Jul 29, 2009 | Onkyo TX-8522 Receiver

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Standby button stuck

Hello. Check all of the buttons on your unit to make sure that they are not can feel the click they make as you push it then they pop back out as your finger pulls off. Any stuck button will lock up your microprocessor and keep the unit from turning on. All other problems will require a consumer electronics technician to trouble-shoot the turn on circuit. If you know how to use a meter and know how to solder\unsolder and require further assistance you can contact me. Good luck.


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How connect subwoofer to onkyo 8522

does it have speaker wire in and out use then from fronts

Feb 04, 2008 | Onkyo TX-8522 Receiver

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Onkyo receiver model tx-8522

it may be muting due to a fluctuation signal. Do you have an appropriate aerial connected to the FM tuner?. a length of speaker wire pulled apart into a t shap for about 1m will do. Get a splitter and use you television antenne coscket to provide better signal for your tuner

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