Yamaha RX-V675 vs Marantz AV7703 review

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Yamaha RX-V675 vs Marantz AV7703 review

Yamaha RX-V675
vs
Marantz AV7703

The Yamaha RX-V675 vs Marantz AV7703 comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-V675 has 7.2 versus 11.2 for Marantz AV7703. The THD is 0.09% for the RX-V675 but 0.08% for the AV7703.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit for RX-V675 and 192 KHz/32-bit for the AV7703. Both the RX-V675 and the AV7703 support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha RX-V675 has support for AirPlay, and its competitor in our comparison - AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The RX-V675 can work with the audio stream from Napster, and the AV7703 can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, iHeart Radio, SiriusXM, Sound Cloud.

Video features

Only the Marantz AV7703 has support for High dynamic range (HDR). Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K/60Hz signal when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. Both rivals can scale the resolution of the incoming HDMI signal. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is supported by these receivers.

Extensive connections

The Yamaha RX-V675 has 6/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/3 HDMI connectors of the Marantz AV7703.Yamaha RX-V675 connectionsMarantz AV7703 connections The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. Both models support the standard HDCP 2.2. The AV7703 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.

Additional features

The RX-V675 supports 2 Multi-room zones, versus 3 for the AV7703. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. The setup assistant will help you configure Marantz AV7703.

Multichannel surround

Only the AV7703 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the AV7703.

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General

Item

Yamaha RX-V675
Marantz AV7703

Model

RX-V675
AV7703

Brand

Yamaha
Marantz

Reviews

683
28

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
11.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

90/8, 150/4

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 4

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit
192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
Audyssey MultEQ XT32

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
Hi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey LFC

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Napster
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, iHeart Radio, SiriusXM, Sound Cloud

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1
8/3

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

2
2

Composite input

4
3

Component input/output

2/1
3/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color
x.v.Color, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

has not
Marantz 2016 AVR Remote App, HEOS App

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS-Neo:6
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

400
60

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.2

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.1 x 36.4/17 x 6.7 x 14.1
43.1 x 40.6 x 17.7/17.3 x 16.2 x 7.3

Weight, kg/lbs

10/22.1
10/22.9

Other

Release year

2013
2016
Yamaha RX-V675
Marantz AV7703
Yamaha RX-V675
Marantz AV7703

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.7
  • 9.4
  • 6.7Yamaha RX-V675
  • 9.4Marantz AV7703

The Marantz AV7703 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz AV7703 price