Denon AVR-S750H vs Sony STR-DN1060 review

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Denon AVR-S750H
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Sony STR-DN1060

The Denon AVR-S750H vs Sony STR-DN1060 comparison will be extremely helpful for people who want to get a great, powerful receiver with many functions.

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 STR-DN1060 has a power of 165/8 1KHz. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the AVR-S750H it is 0.08%, but for the STR-DN1060 it is 0.09%.

Audio features

The manufacturer installed different DACs, the AVR-S750H received the model AKM 192 KHz/32-bit, but the STR-DN1060 is equipped with 96 KHz/24-bit. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Sony STR-DN1060. Both Denon AVR-S750H and Sony STR-DN1060 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet access via WIFI is possible on both units. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The contenders have differences in the supported services from Apple - AirPlay, AirPlay 2 versus AirPlay respectively. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. 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 STR-DN1060. None of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Operation with the Dolby Vision is only possible with the AVR-S750H.

Extensive connections

The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the AVR-S750H has 6/1, and the STR-DN1060 has 6/2.Denon AVR-S750H connectionsSony STR-DN1060 connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is supported by the AVR-S750H and the STR-DN1060. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. The AVR-S750H has support for the standard HDCP 2.3, compared to the STR-DN1060, which supports the standard HDCP 2.2. 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 STR-DN1060 is used Google Assistant. There is an ECO mode in AVR-S750H. The Denon AVR-S750H and the Sony STR-DN1060 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
Sony STR-DN1060

Model

AVR-S750H
STR-DN1060

Brand

Denon
Sony

Reviews

624
162

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

75/8 20Hz-20KHz, 110/6 1KHz
165/8 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AKM 192 KHz/32-bit
96 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ
DCAC EX

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
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud, Mood Mix
has not

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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
has not

Additional features

Voice control

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

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1
6/2

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
1/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App
Music Center app

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/1

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
290

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.3

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 15.9 x 33/17 x 6.1 x 13

Weight, kg/lbs

8.6/19
9.1/20
Denon AVR-S750H
Sony STR-DN1060
Denon AVR-S750H
Sony STR-DN1060

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  • 7Denon AVR-S750H
  • 6.8Sony STR-DN1060

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