Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Denon AVR-S540BT

Onkyo TX-RZ710
vs
Denon AVR-S540BT

What are the main differences between the Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Denon AVR-S540BT and which AV receivers is better? The TX-RZ710 has 7.2 channels amplifier and the AVR-S540BT 5.2 channels. Only the TX-RZ710 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the TX-RZ710. We have evaluated both AV receivers, TX-RZ710 has an overall score of 7.5 out of 10 vs 5.5 out of 10 for AVR-S540BT.

Advantages Onkyo TX-RZ710 over Denon AVR-S540BT

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Multi-zone

Advantages Denon AVR-S540BT over Onkyo TX-RZ710

  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

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Denon AVR-S540BT

Denon AVR-S540BT review

Dec 27, 2019

In 2017 Denon announced a new home cinema receiver: the AVR-S540BT. It is a 5.2 channel affair which, Denon says, is based on the design of its other X-series receivers. Read this Denon AVR-S540BT re...

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Product

Onkyo TX-RZ710
Denon AVR-S540BT

Model

TX-RZ710
AVR-S540BT

Brand

Onkyo
Denon

Reviews

72
987

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
5.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

175/6 1KHz
70/8 20Hz-20KHz, 90/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
192KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Double Bass Function, Hi-Res audio
Compressed Audio Restorer

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Tunein Radio
TIDAL, Pandora

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/2
5/1

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

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

DeepColor, x.v.Color
HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
has not

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

Onkyo Remote App, FlareConnect
has not

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

600
310

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.7 x 37.8/ 17 x 6.6 x 14.5
43.5 x 15.2 x 30.4/17 x 6 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

10.5/23.1
7.2/16.8
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Denon AVR-S540BT
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Denon AVR-S540BT

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 5.5
  • 7.5Onkyo TX-RZ710
  • 5.5Denon AVR-S540BT

The Onkyo TX-RZ710 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Onkyo TX-RZ710 price