Onkyo TX-RZ730 vs Marantz NR1710 review

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Onkyo TX-RZ730 vs Marantz NR1710 review

Onkyo TX-RZ730
vs
Marantz NR1710

An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Onkyo TX-RZ730 vs Marantz NR1710 comparison definitely makes sense.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Onkyo TX-RZ730 has 9.2 versus 7.2 for Marantz NR1710. Regarding power, then TX-RZ730 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 175/6 when NR1710 has a power of 50/8, 70/6. The THD is the same and is 0.08%.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit for TX-RZ730 and 192 KHz/32-bit for the NR1710. Both the TX-RZ730 and the NR1710 support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.

Connectivity

WI-FI modules have the same characteristics: 2.4/5GHz. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Onkyo TX-RZ730 has support for AirPlay, and its competitor in our comparison - AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The TX-RZ730 can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, TuneIn Radio, and the NR1710 can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio.

Video features

Both AV receivers support HDR10 technology (High dynamic range). 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. The NR1710 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the TX-RZ730. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is supported by these receivers.

Extensive connections

The Onkyo TX-RZ730 has 7/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/1 HDMI connectors of the Marantz NR1710.Onkyo TX-RZ730 connectionsMarantz NR1710 connections The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The HDMI eARC is available only on the NR1710. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. The TX-RZ730 supports the protection of digital content of the standard HDCP 2.2, versus HDCP 2.3 in the NR1710. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.

Additional features

The TX-RZ730 supports 3 Multi-room zones, versus 2 for the NR1710. The TX-RZ730 supports voice control via Google Assistant, and the NR1710 - Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI. An ECO mode is only available for the NR1710. Both TX-RZ730 and NR1710 can be configured using the Setup assistant.

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 TX-RZ730
Marantz NR1710

Model

TX-RZ730
NR1710

Brand

Onkyo
Marantz

Reviews

72
12

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

175/6
50/8, 70/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audio
Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Enhancer, Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz
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, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, TuneIn Radio
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2
8/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

2/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
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 scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

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

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle

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

IP Control
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Onkyo Controller app, FlareConnect
Marantz AVR Remote App, HEOS App

RS-232

1
0

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
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

760
250

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.2

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.7 x 37.9/17 x 7.3 x 14.6
43.5 x 10.1 x 35.5/17 x 4.1 x 14.9

Weight, kg/lbs

10.8/22
8.1/18.3

Other

Release year

2018
2019
Onkyo TX-RZ730
Marantz NR1710
Onkyo TX-RZ730
Marantz NR1710

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

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  • 7.8
  • 8.3
  • 7.8Onkyo TX-RZ730
  • 8.3Marantz NR1710