Onkyo TX-RZ730 vs Onkyo TX-RZ740

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Onkyo TX-RZ730 vs Onkyo TX-RZ740 review

Onkyo TX-RZ730
vs
Onkyo TX-RZ740

Let's make the Onkyo TX-RZ730 versus Onkyo TX-RZ740 comparison. According to the results of our review, Onkyo TX-RZ730 received 7.8 points out of 10 possible, and Onkyo TX-RZ740 was rated 8.5 points. The release date of TX-RZ730 is 2018, and TX-RZ740 is 2019. After comparison, it will become clear that among these two devices, the TX-RZ740 is more suitable for the role of the heart of home theater system.

Main advantages Onkyo TX-RZ730 over Onkyo TX-RZ740

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Main advantages Onkyo TX-RZ740 over Onkyo TX-RZ730

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 7 and 9, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

TX-RZ730
7
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 TX-RZ740 this value is 225/6 W/Ohm, and for the TX-RZ730 it is 175/6 W/Ohm.

TX-RZ730 TX-RZ740
Channels9.29.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm175/6100/8, 225/6
Output impedance, Ohm68, 6
Frequency response5Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.080.08

Audio features

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

TX-RZ730
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.

TX-RZ730 TX-RZ740
Digital to analog converter (DAC)AK4458 384 KHz/32-bitAK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAccuEQAccuEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresAdvanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audioAdvanced 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.

TX-RZ730
8
TX-RZ740
8

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

TX-RZ730 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.

TX-RZ730 TX-RZ740
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlayAirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, TuneIn RadioDeezer, 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, both receivers got 8 points on our 10-point scale.

TX-RZ730
8
TX-RZ740
8

Competitors in our review have 7/2 HDMI inputs and outputs.

TX-RZ730 TX-RZ740
HDMI input/output7/27/2
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.2HDCP 2.2
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input21
Coaxial digital input11
Composite input22
Component input/output2/01/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsHDMI, 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 TX-RZ730 were rated 7 out of 10 against the 8 for the TX-RZ740.

TX-RZ730
7
TX-RZ740
8

Most of the AV receivers have a video scaling function, it is the process of reformatting the video signal to a higher resolution without losing the quality of the image. Upscaling the video signal resolution is possible with Onkyo TX-RZ740.

TX-RZ730 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, HLG, BT.2020DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, the TX-RZ730 got 8 points, but the TX-RZ740 has 9.

TX-RZ730
8
TX-RZ740
9

TX-RZ730 TX-RZ740
Voice controlGoogle AssistantGoogle Assistant
App controliPhone, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Displayfluorescentfluorescent
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updatenetwork, USBnetwork, USB
Other additional featuresIP ControlIP 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.

TX-RZ730 TX-RZ740
Multi-room zones33
Zone audio outputspeaker, preoutspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlOnkyo Controller app, FlareConnectFlareConnect
RS-23211
Remote control input/output (IR)1/01/0
DC trigger output (12V)11

Multichannel surround

Onkyo TX-RZ730 got 7 points for the multichannel surround sound and Onkyo TX-RZ740 got 8.

TX-RZ730
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.

TX-RZ730 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-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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