What is better - Denon AVR-S940H vs Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10?
The number of channels for receivers is different - 7.2 versus 2.0, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the AVR-S940H has such a ratio W/Ohm - 90/8, 125/6, while the Topaz SR10 has a power of 85/8. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the AVR-S940H it is 0.08%, but for the Topaz SR10 it is 0.01%. None of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. The model AVR-S940H can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Wireless Internet connection via WIFI is only possible with AVR-S940H. There is a Bluetooth protocol at the AVR-S940H. The AVR-S940H has access to the Spotify service. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode can provide only the AVR-S940H. Video scaling is only possible with the AVR-S940H. Operation with the Dolby Vision is only possible with the AVR-S940H. HDMI Audio Return Channel is only available on Denon AVR-S940H. HDMI eARC is not supported by the AVR-S940H and the Topaz SR10. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that only the Denon AVR-S940H has HDMI CEC. Like most receivers, our models have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. There is an ECO mode in AVR-S940H. The Denon AVR-S940H can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available only in the AVR-S940H. Only in the AVR-S940H realized a DTS:X surround technology.