Denon AVRS730H Review

Denon AVRS730H
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Denon AVRS730H review

Most customers are looking to find an AV receiver with decent equipment, and an improved decoder with strong amplifiers and Denon AVRS730H might be favorite in this question. We estimated the model 7.3 out of 10, after carefully reviewing. This model went on sale in 2017. A 7.2 channel amplifier is one of the main features of the model.

Denon AVRS730H Pros

  • The receiver has a function of wireless connection to the Internet via Wi-Fi.
  • Bluetooth is now one of the key wireless communication protocols. In AV receivers, it is used for audio signal transmission or remote control. And it is in the model under review that Bluetooth support is implemented.
  • The presence of a USB port allows the receiver to play content from external media.
  • DLNA is a feature that gives the receiver the ability to transmit and receive various media content over the home network, as well as display it in real time.
  • Dolby Atmos technology has been included in this model specifically to create a 3D effect when watching movies, which reveals all its features with a minimum 5.1 configuration.
  • Denon AVRS730H with an adaptive and flexible DTS:X surround format can support any speaker configuration, unlike Dolby Atmos.
  • With HDR pass-through support, it is possible to transfer data over AVRS730H with a much wider range of colors.
  • With 4K/60Hz pass-through support, it is possible to pass data through this model without degrading image quality.
  • ARC feature eliminates the need for an additional composite or optical cable when connecting this unit to a TV.
  • The manufacturer claims support for CEC in Denon AVRS730H and therefore you can control any HDMI-connected device using one remote control.
  • This receiver supports the data encryption protocol HDCP 2.2 which allows licensed devices to play high definition audio and video.
  • Can stream audio using the AirPlay protocol.
  • Has access to the Amazon Music network service.
  • Stream music from one of the most popular services Spotify directly on the Denon AVRS730H.
  • The main functions of this model can be controlled using voice control.
  • This receiver consumes less power thanks to ECO mode.
  • This AV receiver is able to use 2 zones to send a source signal to speakers or a separate audio system in different locations.
  • With the included microphone, the Denon AVRS730H can use the auto speaker calibration mechanism to create the most suitable soundstage.

Denon AVRS730H Cons

  • The AVRS730H has not a phono (MM) input for connecting a phonographer or turntable.
  • HDMI eARC function not implemented.
  • Bi-amping is not available.
  • Does not have Pure Direct mode.
  • Has no speaker A/B switching function.
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Denon AVRS730H specs and features

Amplifier

Channels 7.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 75/8, 110/6
Output impedance, Ohm 8, 6
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC) 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration Audyssey MultEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features Hi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Dynamic Volume

Connectivity

Wi-Fi
USB 1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services Deezer, TIDAL, iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, Sound Cloud, Napster

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output 6/1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP) HDCP 2.2
Subwoofer output (LFE) 2
Headphone output 1 x 6.3
Optical digital input 2
Coaxial digital input 1
Composite input 2
Component input/output 0/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, phones, setup mic
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)
4K signal pass-through 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 has not

Additional features

Voice control Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App control iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android
Display fluorescent
Tuner AM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware update network, USB
Other additional features has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones 2
Zone audio output speaker
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room control HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote
RS-232 0
Remote control input/output (IR) 0/0
DC trigger output (12V) 0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) has not
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other) has not
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W 400
Standby consumption, W 0.1
Removable power cord

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches 43.1 x 12.7 x 33 /17.1 x 5.9 x 13.3
Weight, kg/lbs 8.1/18.7

Other

Release year 2017