Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Yamaha RX-V579BL review

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Onkyo TX-RZ710
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What is better - Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Yamaha RX-V579BL?

Amplifier

AV receivers under review have the same number of channels. In terms of power, there are differences, the TX-RZ710 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 175/6 1KHz, while the RX-V579BL has a power of 115/6 1KHz. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the TX-RZ710 it is 0.08%, but for the RX-V579BL it is 0.09%.

Audio features

The manufacturer installed different DACs, the TX-RZ710 received the model AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit, but the RX-V579BL is equipped with Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Onkyo TX-RZ710 and Yamaha RX-V579BL can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. Both devices can work with such Apple Music services: AirPlay. 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 Yamaha RX-V579BL works with Pandora, Napster, JUKE.

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 RX-V579BL. 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 RX-V579BL has 6/1.Onkyo TX-RZ710 connectionsYamaha RX-V579BL connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the TX-RZ710 and the RX-V579BL. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. TX-RZ710 and RX-V579BL 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.

Additional features

Ability to create 2 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. Voice control of the basic functions of the receiver is not realized in both models. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Yamaha RX-V579BL 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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Product

Onkyo TX-RZ710
Yamaha RX-V579BL

Model

TX-RZ710
RX-V579BL

Brand

Onkyo
Yamaha

Reviews

72
0

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

175/6 1KHz
115/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
6

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
YPAO

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
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Tunein Radio
Pandora, Napster, JUKE

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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color
DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

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

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/2
6/1

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
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, phones, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Onkyo Remote App, FlareConnect
AV Controller

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
0/0

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
260

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
43.5 x 16.1 x 32.7/17 x 6.3 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

10.5/23.1
8.1/17.9
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Yamaha RX-V579BL
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Yamaha RX-V579BL

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

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  • 7.5
  • 6.4
  • 7.5Onkyo TX-RZ710
  • 6.4Yamaha RX-V579BL

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