Denon AVRS730H vs Harman Kardon AVR 1510 review

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Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Denon AVRS730H has 7.2 versus 5.1 for Harman Kardon AVR 1510. Regarding power, then AVRS730H has such a W/Ohm ratio - 75/8 20Hz-20KHz, 110/6 1KHz when AVR 1510 has a power of 75/8 1KHz, 75/6 1KHz. The THD is 0.08% for the AVRS730H but 0.09% for the AVR 1510.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 384 KHz/32-bit for AVRS730H and 192 KHz/24-bit for the AVR 1510. None of the models support Bi-amping. Sound transmission directly to the amplifier in Pure direct (straight) mode is not implemented in these models.

Connectivity

Only the Denon AVRS730H can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the AVRS730H has Bluetooth support. Only the AVRS730H supports Spotify.

Video features

Only the Denon AVRS730H has support for High dynamic range (HDR). Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K 60p 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 competitors are not able to scale the HDMI signal. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the AVRS730H.

Extensive connections

The Denon AVRS730H has 6/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 HDMI connectors of the Harman Kardon AVR 1510.Denon AVRS730H connectionsHarman Kardon AVR 1510 connections The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present in only the AVRS730H. The AVRS730H supports the protection of digital content of the standard HDCP 2.2, versus HDCP 1.4 in the AVR 1510. Receivers do not have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. An ECO mode is only available for the AVRS730H. The setup assistant will help you configure Denon AVRS730H.

Multichannel surround

Only the AVRS730H has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the AVRS730H.

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Common

Product

Denon AVRS730H
Harman Kardon AVR 1510

Model

AVRS730H
AVR 1510

Brand

Denon
Harman Kardon

Reviews

135
75

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

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

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-130KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

384 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, Sound Cloud, Napster
has not

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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

has not
has not

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android
iPhone, iPod, Android

Display

fluorescent
fluorescent

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
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 2.2
HDCP 1.4

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic
USB, phones

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
has not

Zone audio output

speaker
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote
has not

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

Auro-3D

Power

Operational power consumption, W

400
410

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.5

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 12.7 x 33 /17.1 x 5.9 x 13.3
44 x 12.1 x 30/17.3 x 4.7 x 11.8

Weight, kg/lbs

8.1/18.7
4.6/10
Denon AVRS730H
Harman Kardon AVR 1510
Denon AVRS730H
Harman Kardon AVR 1510

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

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  • 7.3
  • 4.2
  • 7.3Denon AVRS730H
  • 4.2Harman Kardon AVR 1510

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