Onkyo TX-RZ710 vs Pioneer Elite SC-87

Onkyo TX-RZ710
vs
Pioneer Elite SC-87

Here's an outline of the key differences: Onkyo TX-RZ710 over the Pioneer Elite SC-87 features. The TX-RZ710 has 7.2 channels amplifier and the Elite SC-87 9.2 channels. Both receivers have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. 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 8.2 out of 10 for Elite SC-87.

Advantages Onkyo TX-RZ710 over Pioneer Elite SC-87

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • HDMI CEC support
  • HDR compatible

Advantages Pioneer Elite SC-87 over Onkyo TX-RZ710

  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Phono (MM) input
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Product

Onkyo TX-RZ710
Pioneer Elite SC-87

Model

TX-RZ710
Elite SC-87

Brand

Onkyo
Pioneer

Reviews

72
67

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

175/6 1KHz
140/8 1KHz, 190/6 1KHz, 240/4 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6, 4

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
MCACC Pro

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Double Bass Function, Hi-Res audio
Advanced Sound Retriever

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

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Tunein Radio
Pandora

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/2
8/3

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
2

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, HDMI, 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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color
x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, 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

has not
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Onkyo Remote App, FlareConnect
iControlAV5

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
2/1

DC trigger output (12V)

1
2

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
has not

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
370

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 18.5 x 44.1/17 x 7 x 17.3

Weight, kg/lbs

10.5/23.1
17.5/38.6
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Pioneer Elite SC-87
Onkyo TX-RZ710
Pioneer Elite SC-87

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 8.2
  • 7.5Onkyo TX-RZ710
  • 8.2Pioneer Elite SC-87

The Pioneer Elite SC-87 is better receiver in this comparison - check Pioneer Elite SC-87 price.