There are two different ways for you to connect the Amazon Echo to your Onkyo receiver. The 1st is via an analog connection that entails the use of a 3.5 mm audio port on your Amazon Echo with an appropriate 3.5mm cable. The other method involves the use of Alexa app via Bluetooth connection.[/alert]
Adding an Amazon Echo to your current speaker system is a convenient way to play streaming music. It is a simple way of putting your Echo, surround speakers, and Onkyo receiver together to create your home entertainment system. We will show you how to connect Amazon Echo to your Onkyo receiver down below.
How to Connect Amazon Echo to Your Onkyo Receiver Using 3.5 mm audio adapter
The method involves an analog connection that entails the use of a 3.5 mm audio port on your Amazon Echo. You can use a 3.5 mm aux cable to link it to your Onkyo receiver. This method is only compatible with Echo devices that have an audio jack. The connection can be made in the following manner:
- To connect to RCA, look for a 3.5mm audio adaptor jack
- Switch off your Onkyo receiver
- It can be plugged into any of the receiver’s RCA inputs, such as AUX, Tape, or DVD. Don’t worry about what the label says as long as you can recall which input you connected it into
- Adjust the Onkyo receiver to the proper input when you’re ready to stream Echo sounds through it
- Configure the input signal to analog
How to Connect Amazon Echo to Your Onkyo Receiver Using Bluetooth Connection
If your Onkyo receiver supports Bluetooth, you can set up your Echo device to link to it via Bluetooth. Use the Alexa app to set it up. In the Alexa app (Android/ IOS), navigate to your Alexa device and select Bluetooth.
Ensure your receiver’s Bluetooth scan is turned on. Simply say “Connect Bluetooth” after the receiver is set up, and Echo will link to the receiver.