Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Onkyo TX-NR828 review

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Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Onkyo TX-NR828 review

Onkyo TX-RZ710
vs
Onkyo TX-NR828

It’s strongly recommended to compare different receivers if you want to choose the best one: Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Onkyo TX-NR828.

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, while the TX-NR828 has a power of 180/6. A common feature for devices is the same total harmonic distortion - 0.08%.

Audio features

The manufacturer installed different DACs, the TX-RZ710 received the model AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit, but the TX-NR828 is equipped with Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Onkyo TX-RZ710 and Onkyo TX-NR828 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 Onkyo TX-NR828 works with Last.fm, AUPEO, Simfy.

Video features

Support for the HDR function can only boast of the TX-RZ710. The quality of 4K/60Hz 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 TX-NR828. 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 is the same - 8/2.Onkyo TX-RZ710 connectionsOnkyo TX-NR828 connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the TX-RZ710 and the TX-NR828. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. TX-RZ710 and TX-NR828 support the standard HDCP 2.2. Like most receivers, our models have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.

Additional features

Unlike the TX-RZ710 where 2 Multi zones is provided, the TX-NR828 works with 3 Multi zones. Voice control of the basic functions of the receiver is not realized in both models. There is an ECO mode in TX-RZ710. The Onkyo TX-NR828 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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General

Item

Onkyo TX-RZ710
Onkyo TX-NR828

Model

TX-RZ710
TX-NR828

Brand

Onkyo
Onkyo

Reviews

75
124

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

175/6
180/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
6

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
5Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

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
Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Double Bass Function, Hi-Res audio
Advanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Audyssey Dynamic Volume

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, Pandora, Tunein Radio
Last.fm, AUPEO, Simfy

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

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
3

Composite input

2
5

Component input/output

2/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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 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, 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

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Onkyo Remote App, FlareConnect
Onkyo Controller app

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)

has not
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby EX

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Neo:6

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
Ogg Vorbis

Power

Operational power consumption, W

600
720

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.2

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 19.8 x 39.8/17 x 7.4 x 15.3

Weight, kg/lbs

10.5/23.1
18.5/39.6

Other

Release year

2016
2013
Onkyo TX-RZ710
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