Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Pioneer VSX-832 review

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Onkyo TX-RZ710
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Pioneer VSX-832

It’s strongly recommended to compare different receivers if you want to choose the best one: Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Pioneer VSX-832.

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 VSX-832 has a power of 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 165/6 1KHz. 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 VSX-832 is equipped with AK4438 384 KHz/32-bit. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Onkyo TX-RZ710. Both Onkyo TX-RZ710 and Pioneer VSX-832 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 Pioneer VSX-832 works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio. 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 VSX-832. Each of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Operation with the Dolby Vision is only possible with the VSX-832.

Extensive connections

The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the TX-RZ710 has 8/2, and the VSX-832 has 4/1.Onkyo TX-RZ710 connectionsPioneer VSX-832 connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the TX-RZ710 and the VSX-832. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. TX-RZ710 and VSX-832 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. Voice control of the basic functions of the receiver is not realized in both models. There is an ECO mode in TX-RZ710. The Pioneer VSX-832 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
Pioneer VSX-832

Model

TX-RZ710
VSX-832

Brand

Onkyo
Pioneer

Reviews

72
147

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

175/6 1KHz
80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 165/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
AK4438 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
MCACC

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
2 (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
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

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 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
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

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
2

Component input/output

2/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, 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
has not

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
400

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 17.3 x 32/17 x 6.8 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

10.5/23.1
8.6/19
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Pioneer VSX-832
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Pioneer VSX-832

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  • 7.5
  • 6
  • 7.5Onkyo TX-RZ710
  • 6Pioneer VSX-832

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