Onkyo TX-RZ820 vs Onkyo TX-NR575

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TX-RZ820 vs TX-NR575 comparison chart

Onkyo TX-RZ820 vs Onkyo TX-NR575 review

Onkyo TX-RZ820
vs
Onkyo TX-NR575

Let's make the Onkyo TX-RZ820 versus Onkyo TX-NR575 comparison. According to the results of our review, Onkyo TX-RZ820 received 7.7 points out of 10 possible, and Onkyo TX-NR575 was rated 7 points. Both AV receivers were introduced in 2017. After comparison, it will become clear that among these two devices, the TX-RZ820 is more suitable for the role of the heart of home theater system.

Main advantages Onkyo TX-RZ820 over Onkyo TX-NR575

  • We do not know advantages

Main advantages Onkyo TX-NR575 over Onkyo TX-RZ820

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

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

TX-RZ820
9
TX-NR575
7

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. Both receivers can handle the 7.2-channels configuration.

RMS stands for the actual power of the receiver. The higher this value, the louder the sound can be produced.

TX-RZ820 TX-NR575
Channels7.27.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm160/8135/6
Output impedance, Ohm86
Frequency response5Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.080.08

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the TX-RZ820 8 out of 10, and the TX-NR575 - 9.

TX-RZ820
8
TX-NR575
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-RZ820 TX-NR575
Digital to analog converter (DAC)AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAccuEQAccuEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featureshas notHi-Res audio, Theater-Dimensional

Connectivity

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

TX-RZ820
8
TX-NR575
8

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

TX-RZ820 TX-NR575
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.

TX-RZ820 TX-NR575
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlayAirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDALDeezer, 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, Onkyo TX-RZ820 got 8 points, but Onkyo TX-NR575 received 6 points.

TX-RZ820
8
TX-NR575
6

Onkyo TX-RZ820 is equipped with 7/2 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Onkyo TX-NR575 has 4/1 HDMI inputs and outputs.

TX-RZ820 TX-NR575
HDMI input/output7/24/1
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 input22
Coaxial digital input11
Composite input22
Component input/output2/00/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsHDMI, phones, setup micphones, 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 rivals in our comparison were rated 7 out of 10.

TX-RZ820
7
TX-NR575
7

TX-RZ820 TX-NR575
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 featuresHLG, BT.2020DeepColor, x.v.Color, BT.2020

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, the TX-RZ820 got 8 points, but the TX-NR575 has 7.

TX-RZ820
8
TX-NR575
7

Only the Onkyo TX-RZ820 has the ECO mode.

TX-RZ820 TX-NR575
Voice control
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Displayfluorescentcolour OSD
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-RZ820 TX-NR575
Multi-room zones22
Zone audio outputspeaker, preoutspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlFlareConnectFlareConnect
RS-23210
Remote control input/output (IR)1/00/0
DC trigger output (12V)10

Multichannel surround

For the ability to create multichannel surround sound, each of the receivers received 7 points out of 10.

TX-RZ820
7
TX-NR575
7

TX-RZ820 TX-NR575
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital PlusDolby Digital Plus
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)has notDTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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