A good home AV receiver is a combination of features and good sound performance. This is exactly what the Integra DTM-7 is. In the course of our review, this model received a rating of 7.1 out of 10. This is a receiver from famous manufacturer Integra released in 2018. This model is capable of process 2.0 channels.
Integra DTM-7 Pros
- ✔The receiver has a function of wireless connection to the Internet via Wi-Fi.
- ✔Bluetooth is now one of the key wireless communication protocols. In AV receivers, it is used for audio signal transmission or remote control. And it is in the model under review that Bluetooth support is implemented.
- ✔The presence of a USB port allows the receiver to play content from external media.
- ✔Like any modern receiver, DTM-7 has a Phono (MM) input for connecting a phonograph or turntable.
- ✔With HDR10 pass-through support, it is possible to transfer data over the DTM-7 with a much wider range of colors.
- ✔With 4K/60Hz pass-through support, it is possible to pass data through this model without degrading image quality.
- ✔ARC feature eliminates the need for an additional composite or optical cable when connecting this unit to a TV.
- ✔The manufacturer claims support for CEC in Integra DTM-7 and therefore you can control any HDMI-connected device using one remote control.
- ✔This receiver supports the data encryption protocol HDCP 2.2 which allows licensed devices to play high definition audio and video.
- ✔Can stream audio using the AirPlay protocol.
- ✔Stream music from one of the most popular services Spotify directly on the Integra DTM-7.
- ✔The main functions of this model can be controlled using voice control.
- ✔When using the DTM-7, it is possible to switch between the main and additional set of speakers - speaker A/B switching.
- ✔This AV receiver is able to use 2 zones to send a source signal to speakers or a separate audio system in different locations.
Integra DTM-7 Cons
- ✖Dolby Atmos technology has not been included.
- ✖Can not manage the DTS:X surround format.
- ✖HDMI eARC function not implemented.
- ✖Integra DTM-7 is unable to use Amazon Music.
- ✖Energy-saving ECO mode is not implemented.
- ✖Bi-amping is not available.
- ✖Does not have Pure Direct mode.
- ✖The Integra DTM-7 can not use the auto speaker calibration.