The Marantz AV8805 vs Onkyo PR-RZ5100 comparison will be extremely helpful for people who want to get a great, powerful receiver with many functions.
The number of channels for receivers is different - 13.2 versus 11.2, respectively, for devices. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the AV8805 it is 0.08%, but for the PR-RZ5100 it is 0.06%.
The manufacturer installed different DACs, the AV8805 received the model AK4490 384 KHz/32-bit, but the PR-RZ5100 is equipped with AKM 384 KHz/32-bit. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. The model AV8805 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Wireless Internet access via WIFI is possible on both units. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The contenders have differences in the supported services from Apple - AirPlay, AirPlay 2 versus AirPlay respectively. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Marantz AV8805 works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, but the Onkyo PR-RZ5100 works with Deezer, TIDAL, TuneIn Radio. The quality of 4K/60Hz signal remains unchanged when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector via HDMI for both receivers. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the AV8805 and the PR-RZ5100. Each of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Each of the participants of the comparison has a Dolby Vision.
The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the AV8805 has 8/3, and the PR-RZ5100 has 8/2. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is only supported by the AV8805. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. AV8805 and PR-RZ5100 support the standard HDCP 2.2. Like most receivers, our models have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
Ability to create 3 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. There is an ECO mode in AV8805. The Marantz AV8805 and the Onkyo PR-RZ5100 can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available both models. A DTS:X surround technology is supported by devices from our comparison.