Onkyo issues Firmware Update for Apple AirPlay 2

Press Release dated: 18 Apr 2019

OSAKA, JAPAN. Onkyo is pleased to confirm the release of a firmware update that will add Apple AirPlay 2 capabilities to selected AV products, as originally announced on January 8th. This update covers a broad line-up from the high-end PR-RZ5100 AVR, released in 2016, to the best-selling TX-NR686 model, released in 2018.

Apple AirPlay 2

Apple AirPlay 2 lets you effortlessly stream music or podcasts, from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac, to speakers throughout your house while keeping everything in perfect sync. Using Siri you can voice-control compatible products, directly from your iPhone, iPad, HomePod, or Apple TV.

The following components will support Apple AirPlay 2:

AV Receivers
PR-RZ5100, TX-RZ3100, TX-RZ1100, TX-RZ830, TX-RZ730, TX-NR686

Home Theatre System

Network Stereo Receivers
TX-L20D, TX-8270, TX-8250, R-N855

To automatically update your compatible network-connected Onkyo product, just enter the system set-up menu and follow the instructions, or visit to download the update and perform the installation manually. 

Onkyo Corporation

Onkyo reserves the right to change specification without prior notice. 

Apple, AirPlay, Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, Mac and Siri are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

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