Marantz AV7703 vs Denon AVRS730H

Marantz AV7703
vs
Denon AVRS730H

Here we show you AV receivers comparison of Marantz AV7703 vs Denon AVRS730H based on specifications, reviews and ratings. The AV7703 has 11.2 channels amplifier and the AVRS730H 7.2 channels. Both receivers have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AV7703 has an overall score of 9.4 out of 10 vs 7.3 out of 10 for AVRS730H.

Advantages Marantz AV7703 over Denon AVRS730H

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Built-in phono (MM) input

Common strengths

  • Dolby Vision compatible
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

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Marantz AV7703

Marantz AV7703 review

Dec 27, 2019

Meet Marantz AV7703 specs presented in Marantz AV7703 review. The extremely versatile AV7703 handles any multichannel high-resolution audio format beautifully and expertly. Article navigation Feat...

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Denon AVRS730H

Denon AVRS730H review

Sep 19, 2019

This is the budget receiver with surround sound processing. The multiroom music and 4K switching are the main advantages of it, but the trump cards of this device do not end there and they are conside...

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Product

Marantz AV7703
Denon AVRS730H

Model

AV7703
AVRS730H

Brand

Marantz
Denon

Reviews

28
161

Amplifier

Channels

11.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

75/8 20Hz-20KHz, 110/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192KHz/32-bit
384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ XT32
Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Hi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey LFC
Hi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Dynamic Volume

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, iHeart Radio, SiriusXM, Sound Cloud
Deezer, TIDAL, iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, Sound Cloud, Napster

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/3
6/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

3
2

Component input/output

3/1
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p
4K 60p

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

x.v.Color, BT.2020
has not

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

preout
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Marantz 2016 AVR Remote App, HEOS App
HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

2
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
has not

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

60
400

Standby consumption, W

0.2
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 40.6 x 17.7/17.3 x 16.2 x 7.3
43.1 x 12.7 x 33 /17.1 x 5.9 x 13.3

Weight, kg/lbs

10/22.9
8.1/18.7
Marantz AV7703
Denon AVRS730H
Marantz AV7703
Denon AVRS730H

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 9.4
  • 7.3
  • 9.4Marantz AV7703
  • 7.3Denon AVRS730H

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