The Yamaha RX-A1070BL vs Harman Kardon AVR 1610 comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-A1070BL has 7.2 versus 5.1 for Harman Kardon AVR 1610. Regarding power, then RX-A1070BL has such a W/Ohm ratio - 110/8 20Hz-20KHz when AVR 1610 has a power of 85/8 1KHz, 85/6 1KHz. The THD is 0.06% for the RX-A1070BL but 0.09% for the AVR 1610.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, ESS 192 KHz/24-bit for RX-A1070BL and 192 KHz/24-bit for the AVR 1610. Only the RX-A1070BL supports Bi-amping feature. The Yamaha RX-A1070BL can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Only the Yamaha RX-A1070BL can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver.
Only the Yamaha RX-A1070BL 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. The RX-A1070BL can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the AVR 1610. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the RX-A1070BL.
The Yamaha RX-A1070BL has 8/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 5/1 HDMI connectors of the Harman Kardon AVR 1610. 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 RX-A1070BL. The RX-A1070BL supports the protection of digital content of the standard HDCP 2.2, versus HDCP 1.4 in the AVR 1610. The RX-A1070BL has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-A1070BL. The setup assistant will help you configure Yamaha RX-A1070BL.
Only the RX-A1070BL has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the RX-A1070BL.
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