Yamaha RX-A780 vs Sony STR-DH770

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Yamaha RX-A780

Yamaha RX-A780 review

Dec 20, 2019

In the middle of 2019 Yamaha has released a new model of the AV receiver in the Aventage series. The novelty is called Yamaha RX-A780, it differs from the previous one in the catalog of the 680th mode...

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Sony STR-DH770

Sony STR-DH770 review

Dec 27, 2019

The compact AV receiver Sony STR-DH770 is beautiful on the outside and multifunctional on the inside. At the same time, such a modest-sized device is able to create for you a real cinema hall for unf...

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Common

Product

Yamaha RX-A780
Sony STR-DH770

Model

RX-A780
STR-DH770

Brand

Yamaha
Sony

Reviews

52
349

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

95/8 20Hz-20KHz, 160/4 1KHz
105/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 4
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
DCAC

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
has not

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, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, Qobuz
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

1
2

Component input/output

1/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

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
x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

iPhone, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPod, 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
USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast
has not

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Neo:6
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24

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

400
240

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.3

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.1 x 38/17 x 6.7 x 14.9
43 x 15.6 x 33/17 x 6 x 13

Weight, kg/lbs

11/23.4
7.8/15.4
Yamaha RX-A780
Sony STR-DH770
Yamaha RX-A780
Sony STR-DH770

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 8.2
  • 4.7
  • 8.2Yamaha RX-A780
  • 4.7Sony STR-DH770

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