Onkyo TX-SR393 vs Marantz AV7703 review

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Onkyo TX-SR393 vs Marantz AV7703 review

Onkyo TX-SR393
vs
Marantz AV7703

The Onkyo TX-SR393 vs Marantz AV7703 comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Onkyo TX-SR393 has 5.2 versus 11.2 for Marantz AV7703. The THD is the same and is 0.08%.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, AKM 384 KHz/32-bit for TX-SR393 and 192 KHz/32-bit for the AV7703. Only the AV7703 supports Bi-amping feature. The Marantz AV7703 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the AV7703 supports Spotify. 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 Onkyo TX-SR393 has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/3 HDMI connectors of the Marantz AV7703.Onkyo TX-SR393 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 TX-SR393 supports 2 Multi-room zones, versus 3 for the AV7703. An ECO mode is only available for the AV7703. The setup assistant will help you configure Marantz AV7703.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.

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General

Item

Onkyo TX-SR393
Marantz AV7703

Model

TX-SR393
AV7703

Brand

Onkyo
Marantz

Reviews

17
28

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
11.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 155/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AKM 384 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
Audyssey MultEQ XT32

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Music Optimizer, Hi-Res audio, CinemaFILTER
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

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, iHeart Radio, SiriusXM, Sound Cloud

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
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

1
2

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

0/0
3/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

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, HLG, BT.2020
x.v.Color, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle

Display

fluorescent
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker
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)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
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
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

445
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 16 x 32.8/17 x 6.3 x 12.8
43.1 x 40.6 x 17.7/17.3 x 16.2 x 7.3

Weight, kg/lbs

8.2/18.1
10/22.9

Other

Release year

2019
2016
Onkyo TX-SR393
Marantz AV7703
Onkyo TX-SR393
Marantz AV7703

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 9.4
  • 5.2Onkyo TX-SR393
  • 9.4Marantz AV7703

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