Denon AVR-S750H vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680 review

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Denon AVR-S750H
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Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680

It’s strongly recommended to compare different receivers if you want to choose the best one: Denon AVR-S750H vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680.

Amplifier

AV receivers under review have the same number of channels. In terms of power, there are differences, the AVR-S750H has such a ratio W/Ohm - 75/8 20Hz-20KHz, 110/6 1KHz, while the AVENTAGE RX-A680 has a power of 115/8 20Hz-20KHz, 145/6 1KHz. A common feature for devices is the same total harmonic distortion - 0.08%.

Audio features

The manufacturer installed different DACs, the AVR-S750H received the model AKM 192 KHz/32-bit, but the AVENTAGE RX-A680 is equipped with Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680. Both Denon AVR-S750H and Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. Both devices can work with such Apple Music services: AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Denon AVR-S750H works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud, Mood Mix, but the Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680 works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz.

Video features

The HDR10 function is present in each of the rivals. The quality of 4K 60p 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 AVR-S750H and the AVENTAGE RX-A680. Video scaling is only possible with the AVENTAGE RX-A680. Each of the participants of the comparison has a Dolby Vision.

Extensive connections

The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the AVR-S750H has 6/1, and the AVENTAGE RX-A680 has 4/1.Denon AVR-S750H connectionsYamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680 connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is supported by the AVR-S750H and the AVENTAGE RX-A680. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. AVR-S750H and AVENTAGE RX-A680 support the standard HDCP 2.3. In the presence of a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player only at Denon AVR-S750H.

Additional features

Ability to create 2 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. For voice control in the AVR-S750H is used Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI, but in the AVENTAGE RX-A680 is used Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Denon AVR-S750H and the Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680 can be properly configured using the setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available both models. A DTS:X surround technology is supported by devices from our comparison.

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Common

Product

Denon AVR-S750H
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680

Model

AVR-S750H
AVENTAGE RX-A680

Brand

Denon
Yamaha

Reviews

624
16

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

75/8 20Hz-20KHz, 110/6 1KHz
115/8 20Hz-20KHz, 145/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud, Mood Mix
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p
4K 60p

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

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

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

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

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

IP Control, Web Control
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3
HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App
MusicCast

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

Auro-3D

Power

Operational power consumption, W

400
260

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15.2 x 33/17 x 6 x 13.3
43.5 x 16.1 x 33/17 x 6.3 x 13.7

Weight, kg/lbs

8.6/19
8.3/18.3
Denon AVR-S750H
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680
Denon AVR-S750H
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680

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  • 7Denon AVR-S750H
  • 7.5Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680

The Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A680 price

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