What is better - Yamaha RX-V675 vs Denon AVRS730H?
AV receivers under review have the same number of channels. In terms of power, there are differences, the RX-V675 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 90/8, 150/4, while the AVRS730H has a power of 75/8, 110/6. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the RX-V675 it is 0.09%, but for the AVRS730H it is 0.08%.
The manufacturer installed different DACs, the RX-V675 received the model Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit, but the AVRS730H is equipped with 384 KHz/32-bit. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Yamaha RX-V675. The model RX-V675 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Wireless Internet connection via WIFI is only possible with AVRS730H. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The contenders have differences in the supported services from Apple - AirPlay versus AirPlay, AirPlay 2 respectively. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Yamaha RX-V675 works with Napster, but the Denon AVRS730H works with Deezer, TIDAL, iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, Sound Cloud, Napster.
Support for the HDR function can only boast of the AVRS730H. 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 RX-V675 and the AVRS730H. Video scaling is only possible with the RX-V675. Each of the participants of the comparison has a Dolby Vision.
The number of HDMI inputs/outputs is the same - 6/1. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the RX-V675 and the AVRS730H. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. RX-V675 and AVRS730H support the standard HDCP 2.2. Unlike most receivers, our models do not have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
Ability to create 2 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Denon AVRS730H can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available only in the AVRS730H. Only in the AVRS730H realized a DTS:X surround technology.