Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Sony STR-DN1050 review

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Onkyo TX-RZ710
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Sony STR-DN1050

Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Sony STR-DN1050 – that is a question.

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 STR-DN1050 has a power of 120/6 1KHz. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the TX-RZ710 it is 0.08%, but for the STR-DN1050 it is 0.09%.

Audio features

The manufacturer installed different DACs, the TX-RZ710 received the model AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit, but the STR-DN1050 is equipped with 96 KHz/24-bit. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Onkyo TX-RZ710 and Sony STR-DN1050 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 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 STR-DN1050. Each of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. 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 STR-DN1050 has 6/3.Onkyo TX-RZ710 connectionsSony STR-DN1050 connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is only supported by the STR-DN1050. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that only the Onkyo TX-RZ710 has HDMI CEC. TX-RZ710 and STR-DN1050 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. There is an ECO mode in TX-RZ710. The Sony STR-DN1050 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

Onkyo TX-RZ710
Sony STR-DN1050

Model

TX-RZ710
STR-DN1050

Brand

Onkyo
Sony

Reviews

72
268

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

175/6 1KHz
120/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
6

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
96 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
DCAC EX

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
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
analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color
DeepColor

Additional features

Voice control

Google assistant

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
NFC

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/2
6/3

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
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Onkyo Remote App, FlareConnect
Music Center

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
1/1

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
240

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.4

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 x 15.6 x 33/17 x 6 x 13

Weight, kg/lbs

10.5/23.1
9.1/19.8
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Sony STR-DN1050
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Sony STR-DN1050

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

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  • 7.5
  • 7.6
  • 7.5Onkyo TX-RZ710
  • 7.6Sony STR-DN1050

The Sony STR-DN1050 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Sony STR-DN1050 price

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