Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 vs Onkyo TX-RZ740

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AVENTAGE RX-A3080 vs TX-RZ740 comparison chart

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 vs Onkyo TX-RZ740 review

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080
vs
Onkyo TX-RZ740

Let's make the Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 versus Onkyo TX-RZ740 comparison. According to the results of our review, Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 received 8.7 points out of 10 possible, and Onkyo TX-RZ740 was rated 8.5 points. The release date of AVENTAGE RX-A3080 is 2018, and TX-RZ740 is 2019. After comparison, it will become clear that among these two devices, the AVENTAGE RX-A3080 is more suitable for the role of the heart of home theater system.

Main advantages Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 over Onkyo TX-RZ740

  • 150/8 W/Ohm RMS makes it more productive compared to 100/8 W/Ohm RMS in another receiver in the review.
  • Include HDMI eARC function.

Main advantages Onkyo TX-RZ740 over Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the models have rated 9 points out of 10.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080
9
TX-RZ740
9

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. Both receivers can handle the 9.2-channels configuration.

RMS stands for the actual power of the receiver. The higher this value, the louder the sound can be produced. The differences between the models in terms of RMS power are significant - for the AVENTAGE RX-A3080 this value is 150/8 W/Ohm, and for the TX-RZ740 it is 100/8 W/Ohm.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080 TX-RZ740
Channels9.29.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm150/8, 230/4100/8, 225/6
Output impedance, Ohm8, 48, 6
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.060.08

Audio features

The score for audio features is 9 of 10 for both receivers.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080
9
TX-RZ740
9

Most receivers now come with a microphone included. It is with the help of this microphone that the auto-calibration system functions, which adjusts the sound of the receiver to the room.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080 TX-RZ740
Digital to analog converter (DAC)ESS SABRE 384 KHz/32-bitAK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationYPAOAccuEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresCINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONTAdvanced Music Optimizer, Hi-Res audio, Dynamic Audio Amplification

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is equal and was rated 8 out of 10.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080
8
TX-RZ740
8

Bluetooth connection is now one of the main communication protocols for the receiver's control or even music broadcasting.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080 TX-RZ740
Wi-Fi2.4/5GHz
USB1 (USB 2.0)1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45)11
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

Now music streaming services are gaining more and more popularity. They allow users to listen to millions of songs by subscription.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080 TX-RZ740
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Sirius XM, Napster, QobuzDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connections

The presence of many connectors makes the receiver more versatile. But there are also narrowly targeted models, the number of connectors which are limited to a certain area of use. And when choosing their own receiver, users need to consider exactly your goals for using the receiver. For extensive connection, Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 got 9 points, but Onkyo TX-RZ740 received 8 points.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080
9
TX-RZ740
8

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 is equipped with 7/3 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Onkyo TX-RZ740 has 7/2 HDMI inputs and outputs.

HDMI eARC is the next step in the development of audio return channel technology, which works in conjunction with HDMI 2.1. Using eARC provides the highest sound quality for home audio systems. HDMI eARC is available only on Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080.

The HDCP encryption protocol is now mandatory for most media devices. This security technology encrypts digital signals from one product to another. HDCP content-encryption protocol is present on Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 in the HDCP 2.3 version, and Onkyo TX-RZ740 has the HDCP 2.2 version.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080 TX-RZ740
HDMI input/output7/37/2
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.3HDCP 2.2
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input31
Coaxial digital input31
Composite input42
Component input/output2/01/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsUSB, phones, setup mic, AUXHDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

The AV receiver is the heart of the home theater. And in this case, support for all current video formats ensures the best user experience, so it is very important to consider this when choosing a device. Video features of the AVENTAGE RX-A3080 were rated 9 out of 10 against the 8 for the TX-RZ740.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080
9
TX-RZ740
8

AVENTAGE RX-A3080 TX-RZ740
HDR (High Dynamic Range)HDR10HDR10
4K signal pass-through4K/60Hz4K/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 featuresDeepColor, x.v.Color, BT.2020, HLGDeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, the AVENTAGE RX-A3080 got 10 points, but the TX-RZ740 has 9.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080
10
TX-RZ740
9

Only the Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 has the ECO mode.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080 TX-RZ740
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google AssistantGoogle Assistant
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Displaycolour OSDfluorescent
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updatenetwork, USBnetwork, USB
Other additional featureshas notIP Control

Multi-room

As the center of a home media system, each multichannel receiver has an additional set of terminals for connecting the second set of speakers to create additional audio space in Zone 2 or even Zone 3 where audio can have the separate source.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080 TX-RZ740
Multi-room zones33
Zone audio outputspeaker, preoutspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlMusicCastFlareConnect
RS-23211
Remote control input/output (IR)1/11/0
DC trigger output (12V)21

Multichannel surround

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 got 7 points for the multichannel surround sound and Onkyo TX-RZ740 got 8.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080
7
TX-RZ740
8

IMAX Enhanced is a licensing and certification program under which home theater devices deliver crisp 4K HDR pictures and powerful sound as it was designed by the IMAX engineers. The TX-RZ740 licensed by IMAX.

AVENTAGE RX-A3080 TX-RZ740
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital PlusDolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-SurroundDTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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