Onkyo TX-RZ830 vs Yamaha RX-A2070

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TX-RZ830 vs RX-A2070 comparison chart

Onkyo TX-RZ830 vs Yamaha RX-A2070 review

Onkyo TX-RZ830
vs
Yamaha RX-A2070

Let's compare Onkyo TX-RZ830 versus Yamaha RX-A2070 for an overview of all their pros and cons. According to the results of our review, Onkyo TX-RZ830 received 8 points out of 10 possible, and Yamaha RX-A2070 was rated 8.5 points. The release date of TX-RZ830 is 2018, and RX-A2070 is 2017. And as a result of the comparison, RX-A2070 seems to be a better option for the role of a home theater center than TX-RZ830.

Main advantages Onkyo TX-RZ830 over Yamaha RX-A2070

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Main advantages Yamaha RX-A2070 over Onkyo TX-RZ830

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 8 and 9, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

TX-RZ830
8
RX-A2070
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.

TX-RZ830 RX-A2070
Channels9.29.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm180/6140/8
Output impedance, Ohm68
Frequency response5Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.080.06

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the TX-RZ830 9 out of 10, and the RX-A2070 - 8.

TX-RZ830
9
RX-A2070
8

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-RZ830 RX-A2070
Digital to analog converter (DAC)AK4458 384 KHz/32-bitESS 192 KHz/24-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAccuEQYPAO
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresAdvanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audioCINEMA DSP HD3, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass, High-resolution Music Enhancer

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Onkyo TX-RZ830 scored 8, and Yamaha RX-A2070 scored 9 out of 10.

TX-RZ830
8
RX-A2070
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 Yamaha RX-A2070.

TX-RZ830 RX-A2070
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-RZ830 RX-A2070
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlayAirPlay
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, TuneIn RadioDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM

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-RZ830
8
RX-A2070
8

Onkyo TX-RZ830 is equipped with 7/2 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Yamaha RX-A2070 has 8/2 HDMI inputs and outputs.

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 Onkyo TX-RZ830 in the HDCP 2.2 version, and Yamaha RX-A2070 has the HDCP 2.3 version.

TX-RZ830 RX-A2070
HDMI input/output7/28/2
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.2HDCP 2.3
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input23
Coaxial digital input13
Composite input24
Component input/output2/02/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsHDMI, phones, setup micUSB, HDMI, 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-RZ830 were rated 7 out of 10 against the 9 for the RX-A2070.

TX-RZ830
7
RX-A2070
9

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 Yamaha RX-A2070.

TX-RZ830 RX-A2070
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-RZ830 got 8 points, but the RX-A2070 has 10.

TX-RZ830
8
RX-A2070
10

Yamaha RX-A2070 has the ECO mode.

TX-RZ830 RX-A2070
Voice controlGoogle AssistantAmazon Alexa
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Displayfluorescentcolour OSD
TunerAM, FMAM, FM, DAB
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updatenetwork, USBnetwork, USB
Other additional featuresIP Controlhas not

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-RZ830 RX-A2070
Multi-room zones33
Zone audio outputspeaker, preoutspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlOnkyo Controller app, FlareConnectMusicCast
RS-23211
Remote control input/output (IR)1/01/1
DC trigger output (12V)12

Multichannel surround

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

TX-RZ830
7
RX-A2070
7

TX-RZ830 RX-A2070
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)DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESSDTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Neo:6
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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