Onkyo PR-RZ5100 vs Onkyo TX-RZ710 review

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Onkyo PR-RZ5100 vs Onkyo TX-RZ710 review

Onkyo PR-RZ5100
vs
Onkyo TX-RZ710

It makes sense comparing Onkyo PR-RZ5100 vs Onkyo TX-RZ710 because they both are able to give some premium features.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Onkyo PR-RZ5100 has 11.2 versus 7.2 for Onkyo TX-RZ710. The THD is 0.06% for the PR-RZ5100 but 0.08% for the TX-RZ710.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, AKM 384 KHz/32-bit for PR-RZ5100 and AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit for the TX-RZ710. Both the PR-RZ5100 and the TX-RZ710 support Bi-amping. The Onkyo TX-RZ710 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The PR-RZ5100 can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, TuneIn Radio, and the TX-RZ710 can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Tunein Radio. Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K/60Hz 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 rivals can scale the resolution of the incoming HDMI signal. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the PR-RZ5100.

Extensive connections

Each receiver has 8/2 HDMI inputs/outputs.Onkyo PR-RZ5100 connectionsOnkyo TX-RZ710 connections The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. Both models support the standard HDCP 2.2. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.

Additional features

The PR-RZ5100 supports 3 Multi-room zones, versus 2 for the TX-RZ710. A voice control is not available. An ECO mode is only available for the TX-RZ710. The setup assistant will help you configure Onkyo PR-RZ5100.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.

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General

Item

Onkyo PR-RZ5100
Onkyo TX-RZ710

Model

PR-RZ5100
TX-RZ710

Brand

Onkyo
Onkyo

Reviews

14
75

Amplifier

Channels

11.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

175/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AKM 384 KHz/32-bit
AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Hi-Res audio, Dynamic Audio Amplification
Double Bass Function, Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, TuneIn Radio
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Tunein Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/2
8/2

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
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

3
2

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/1
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

HDMI, phones, setup mic
phones, setup mic, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI
analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020
DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

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

Display

fluorescent
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

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Onkyo Controller app, FlareConnect
Onkyo Remote App, FlareConnect

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
has not

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

65
600

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 20.1 x 44.7/17 x 7.8 x 17.3
43.5 x 17.7 x 37.8/ 17 x 6.6 x 14.5

Weight, kg/lbs

13.6/30.2
10.5/23.1

Other

Release year

2016
2016
Onkyo PR-RZ5100
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Onkyo PR-RZ5100
Onkyo TX-RZ710

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  • 8.3
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  • 8.3Onkyo PR-RZ5100
  • 7.5Onkyo TX-RZ710