Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Denon HEOS AVR review

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Onkyo TX-RZ710
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Denon HEOS AVR

What is better - Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Denon HEOS AVR?

Amplifier

The number of channels for receivers is different - 7.2 versus 5.1, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the TX-RZ710 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 175/6 1KHz, while the HEOS AVR has a power of 50/8 20Hz-20KHz, 65/6 1KHz. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the TX-RZ710 it is 0.08%, but for the HEOS AVR it is 0.05%. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Onkyo TX-RZ710. Both Onkyo TX-RZ710 and Denon HEOS AVR can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Onkyo TX-RZ710 works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Tunein Radio, but the Denon HEOS AVR works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud.

Video features

Support for the HDR function can only boast of the TX-RZ710. 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 TX-RZ710 and the HEOS AVR. Video scaling is only possible with the TX-RZ710. Review participants do not have the Dolby Vision feature.

Extensive connections

The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the TX-RZ710 has 8/2, and the HEOS AVR has 4/1.Onkyo TX-RZ710 connectionsDenon HEOS AVR connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the TX-RZ710 and the HEOS AVR. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. TX-RZ710 and HEOS AVR support the standard HDCP 2.2. In the presence of a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player only at Onkyo TX-RZ710. There is an ECO mode in TX-RZ710. None of these units can be properly configured using the setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available only in the TX-RZ710. Only in the TX-RZ710 realized a DTS:X surround technology.

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Common

Product

Onkyo TX-RZ710
Denon HEOS AVR

Model

TX-RZ710
HEOS AVR

Brand

Onkyo
Denon

Reviews

72
15

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

175/6 1KHz
50/8 20Hz-20KHz, 65/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.05

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Tunein Radio
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud

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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color
has not

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

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

Display

colour OSD

Tuner

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

8/2
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

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
0

Component input/output

2/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones, setup mic, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
has not

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

Onkyo Remote App, FlareConnect
HEOS App

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

Auro-3D

Power

Operational power consumption, W

600
110

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.7 x 37.8/ 17 x 6.6 x 14.5
43.1 x 7.6 x 27.9/17.1 x 3.6 x 11

Weight, kg/lbs

10.5/23.1
5.9/13/2
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Denon HEOS AVR
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Denon HEOS AVR

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  • 7.5Onkyo TX-RZ710
  • 4.8Denon HEOS AVR

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