Features: Network ready From the Manufacturer Classic Stereo Audio with Network Functionality Onkyo's hi-fi revolution gathers pace with the TX-8050. This finely sculpted stereo receiver delivers two channels of audio precision to entertainment spaces where you don't need advanced video processing or multichannel audio. Gold plated, analog A/V inputs that ensure outstanding performance are augmented by digital audio inputs, Universal Port for Onkyo peripherals and a front USB input for direct digital connection of iPod /iPhone . The receiver's network capability, meanwhile, lets you stream internet radio or play audio from a PC or network audio storage device. Behind the smart aluminum façade lies a massive transformer and large capacitors that provide clean amplification power, which includes Onkyo's exclusive WRAT, and helps push performance well beyond the norm. Onkyo network A/V receivers give you access to more internet radio stations than any other brand... period . Streaming your choice of internet radio through your TX-8050 receiver gives you unsurpassed sound quality and access to a virtually infinite selection of world class music. Enjoy your own personal concert from anywhere in the world... right in your own living room. All Onkyo network receivers are also compatible with Microsoft s Windows 7 platform, which includes the DLNA 1.5-specified Play To media-streaming feature so you can easily stream music store on PCs connected to your home network. This internet connectivity has the added benefit of making firmware updates simpler than ever.