Onkyo TX-RZ830 vs Cambridge Audio AXR100 review

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Onkyo TX-RZ830
vs
Cambridge Audio AXR100

The Onkyo TX-RZ830 vs Cambridge Audio AXR100 comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Onkyo TX-RZ830 has 9.2 versus 2.0 for Cambridge Audio AXR100. Regarding power, then TX-RZ830 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 180/6 1KHz when AXR100 has a power of 100/8 1KHz. The THD is 0.08% for the TX-RZ830 but 0.01% for the AXR100.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit for TX-RZ830 and 192KHz/32-bit for the AXR100. Only the TX-RZ830 supports Bi-amping feature. The Onkyo TX-RZ830 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the TX-RZ830 supports Spotify. Only the TX-RZ830 provides HDMI signal transmission in standby mode. Both competitors are not able to scale the HDMI signal. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the TX-RZ830. Only the TX-RZ830 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present in only the TX-RZ830. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. An ECO mode is not present in each of the AV receivers. The setup assistant will help you configure Onkyo TX-RZ830.

Multichannel surround

Only the TX-RZ830 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the TX-RZ830.

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Common

Product

Onkyo TX-RZ830
Cambridge Audio AXR100

Model

TX-RZ830
AXR100

Brand

Onkyo
Cambridge Audio

Reviews

104
28

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
2.0

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

180/6 1KHz
100/8 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
5Hz-50KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.01

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, TuneIn Radio
has not

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p

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
has not

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

fluorescent
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
USB

Other additional features

IP Control
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2
0/0

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
0

Component input/output

2/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

HDMI, phones, setup mic
phones, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
has not

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

Onkyo Controller 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

850
550

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.5

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 20.1 x 39.8/17 x 7.8 x 15.3
43 x 11 x 34/17 x 4.3 x 13.4

Weight, kg/lbs

17/37.5
8.1/17.8
Onkyo TX-RZ830
Cambridge Audio AXR100
Onkyo TX-RZ830
Cambridge Audio AXR100

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

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  • 8
  • 5.6
  • 8Onkyo TX-RZ830
  • 5.6Cambridge Audio AXR100

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