Denon AVR-S740H vs Denon AVR-X1400H

Denon AVR-S740H vs Denon AVR-X1400H

Denon AVR-S740H review

The model supports Dolby Atmos and DTS: X surround sound formats in configurations with ceiling speakers or reflective modules, and also works with the DTS Virtual: X format in 5.1 configuration. The AVR-S740H works at the output power of 75 watts per channel. To connect other devices, Bluetooth, Ethernet / Wi-Fi, USB, which can be used for both charging and playback, are provided. In the Denon AVR-S740H vs Denon AVR-X1400H comparison, the first one loses in multi-possibilities because the AVR-X1400H has the support of the second-zone and third zone modes and bi-amping for front speakers.

Denon AVR-S740H

Denon AVR-X1400H review

The Denon AVR-X1400H has a six-input HDMI switch that can stream video up to 4K. The control system has a simplified configuration interface, and a quad-core 32-bit processor with all active decoders capable of working with wireless connections (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi) is running in the digital path. Audyssey MultiEQ XT is responsible for configuring the entire system. Also, a convenient multi-room HEOS protocol with control through an application for smartphones has been introduced into the device.

Denon AVR-X1400H

Denon AVR-S740H pros and cons

Pros

  • There is a HEOS protocol with wireless control
  • The sound is deep and rich, suitable for playing any content, both films and music

Cons

  • The receiver cannot convert the video signal to 4K
  • The remote cannot be programed

Denon AVR-X1400H pros and cons

Pros

  • There is a function to save the settings and sound modes for each source
  • The color gamut of the image is saturated with shades closer to natural

Cons

  • The UI has low resolution and font pixels are clearly visible
  • The remote has no backlight

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Product

Denon AVR-S740H
Denon AVR-X1400H

Model

AVR-S740H
AVR-X1400H

Brand

Denon
Denon

Rating

4.0 of 5
3.9 of 5

Reviews

182
79

Amplifier

Total output power, W

390 W
560 W

Output power per channel, W

75 W
80 W

Output impedance, Ohm

8 Ohm
4 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion, THD

0.08 %
0.08 %

Channels

5
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

92 dB
100 dB

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

Ethernet (RJ45)

USB

Connector type

HDMI inputs

5
6

HDMI outputs

1
1

AV inputs

5
has not

Optical digital inputs

2
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
2

USB

1
1

Phones

1
1

Sound features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

24bit / 192kHz
32bit / 192kHz

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Additional features

Speaker A/B switching

Dual-zone capability

Three-zone capability

Bi-amping

Pure direct

Advanced sound retriever (ASR)

Audio return channel (ARC)

Smartphone remote control

Apple Air-play support

Signal processing

HDMI signal pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

3D signal pass-through

Audio formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

AIFF

WAV

FLAC

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Radio

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Number of preset station

40
40

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption, W

340 W
430 W

Standby consumption, W

0.1 W
0.15 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D

13.3 x 17.1 x 5.9 inches
13.3 x 17.1 x 5.9 inches

Weight

18.74 pounds
18.74 pounds
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