Denon AVR-X3700H vs Yamaha RX-V6A

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AVR-X3700H vs RX-V6A comparison chart

Denon AVR-X3700H vs Yamaha RX-V6A review

Denon AVR-X3700H
vs
Yamaha RX-V6A

Let's compare Denon AVR-X3700H versus Yamaha RX-V6A for an overview of all their pros and cons. According to the results of our review, Denon AVR-X3700H received 8.8 points out of 10 possible, and Yamaha RX-V6A was rated 7.4 points. Both AV receivers were introduced in 2020. And as a result of the comparison, AVR-X3700H seems to be a better option for the role of a home theater center than RX-V6A.

Main advantages Denon AVR-X3700H over Yamaha RX-V6A

  • More channels, namely 9, makes this receiver more profitable than its 7-channel competitor.
  • 105/8 W/Ohm RMS makes it more productive compared to 100/8 W/Ohm RMS in another receiver in the review.

Main advantages Yamaha RX-V6A over Denon AVR-X3700H

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 8 and 7, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

AVR-X3700H
8
RX-V6A
7

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. The Denon AVR-X3700H supports 9.2-channels sound, but Yamaha RX-V6A supports a 7.2-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 AVR-X3700H this value is 105/8 W/Ohm, and for the RX-V6A it is 100/8 W/Ohm.

AVR-X3700H RX-V6A
Channels9.27.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm105/8, 135/6100/8
Output impedance, Ohm8, 68
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.080.06

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the AVR-X3700H 9 out of 10, and the RX-V6A - 7.

AVR-X3700H
9
RX-V6A
7

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.

Speaker A/B switching allows you to change between the main and sub speaker set. Denon AVR-X3700H can work with the main and additional set of speakers - and switch between them.

AVR-X3700H RX-V6A
Digital to analog converter (DAC)N/AN/A
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAudyssey MultEQ XT32YPAO
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresAudyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey LFC, Hi-Res audioCINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Denon AVR-X3700H scored 10, and Yamaha RX-V6A scored 9 out of 10.

AVR-X3700H
10
RX-V6A
9

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

DLNA is the perfect way to use your local cloud storage to stream movies and music directly to a TV. You can use the DLNA protocol only with Denon AVR-X3700H.

AVR-X3700H RX-V6A
Wi-Fi2.4/5GHz2.4/5GHz
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.

AVR-X3700H RX-V6A
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Qobuz, TuneIn RadioDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Qobuz

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, Denon AVR-X3700H got 9 points, but Yamaha RX-V6A received 7 points.

AVR-X3700H
9
RX-V6A
7

Denon AVR-X3700H is equipped with 7/3 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Yamaha RX-V6A has 7/1 HDMI inputs and outputs.

AVR-X3700H RX-V6A
HDMI input/output7/37/1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.3HDCP 2.3
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input21
Coaxial digital input21
Composite input30
Component input/output2/10/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsUSB, phones, setup micUSB, phones, setup mic
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 AVR-X3700H were rated 8 out of 10 against the 7 for the RX-V6A.

AVR-X3700H
8
RX-V6A
7

AVR-X3700H RX-V6A
HDR (High Dynamic Range)HDR10HDR10
4K signal pass-through4K/120Hz4K/120Hz
8K signal pass-through8K/60Hz8K/60Hz
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 featuresHLG, BT.2020, Dynamic HDRx.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, the AVR-X3700H got 10 points, but the RX-V6A has 9.

AVR-X3700H
10
RX-V6A
9

AVR-X3700H RX-V6A
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AIAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Displaycolour OSDcolour OSD
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updatenetwork, USBnetwork, USB
Other additional featuresIP Control, Web Control, RS-232 Control, App ControlWeb Control, App 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.

AVR-X3700H RX-V6A
Multi-room zones22
Zone audio outputspeaker, preoutpreout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlHEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR RemoteMusicCast
RS-23210
Remote control input/output (IR)1/10/0
DC trigger output (12V)10

Multichannel surround

Denon AVR-X3700H got 8 points for the multichannel surround sound and Yamaha RX-V6A got 6.

AVR-X3700H
8
RX-V6A
6

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. Only the AVR-X3700H licensed by IMAX.

AVR-X3700H RX-V6A
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height VirtualizationDolby 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-EXPRESSDTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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