Onkyo TX-NR777 vs Yamaha RX-A770BL

TX-NR777 vs RX-A770BL comparison chart

Onkyo TX-NR777 vs Yamaha RX-A770BL review

Onkyo TX-NR777
vs
Yamaha RX-A770BL

This is a review and detailed comparison of Onkyo TX-NR777 vs Yamaha RX-A770BL. Both have 7.2 channel amplifiers. 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, TX-NR777 has an overall score of 6.8 out of 10 vs 8.1 out of 10 for RX-A770BL.

Advantages Onkyo TX-NR777 over Yamaha RX-A770BL

  • Delivers 110W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 95W/8Ohm

Advantages Yamaha RX-A770BL over Onkyo TX-NR777

  • Pure direct/Straight mode

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
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Rating 5 5
Onkyo TX-NR777

Jan 10, 2020

Meet the Onkyo receiver from the low-price category. I was really pleased with this unit testing as well as with Onkyo TX-NR777 specs. See my thoughts in this Onkyo TX-NR777 review. Article navigati...

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Yamaha RX-A770BL

Dec 06, 2019

The Yamaha Aventage RX-A 60 series, which was introduced in 2016, was replaced by the RX-A 70 series. New products focus on 4K and HDR content. Each of the six new receivers (RX-A670, RX-A770 , RX-A8...

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Common

Product

Onkyo TX-NR777
Yamaha RX-A770BL

Model

TX-NR777
RX-A770BL

Brand

Onkyo
Yamaha

Reviews

184
48

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

110/8
95/8

Output impedance, Ohm

8
8

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.06

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audio, Dynamic Audio Amplification
CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass

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

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

TIDAL, Pandora
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2
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

1
2

Composite input

2
1

Component input/output

2/0
1/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

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

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

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

App control

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

Display

fluorescent
colour OSD

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
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Onkyo Controller app, FlareConnect
MusicCast, AV Controller

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

1
1

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-EXPRESS, DTS Neo:6 Cinema, DTS Neo:6 Music

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

600
400

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.3 x 37.8/17 x 6.8 x 14.5
43.5 x 17.1 x 38/17 x 6.7 x 14.8

Weight, kg/lbs

10.5/23.1
10.5/23.1

Other

Release year

2017
2017
Onkyo TX-NR777
Yamaha RX-A770BL
Onkyo TX-NR777
Yamaha RX-A770BL

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.8
  • 8.1
  • 6.8Onkyo TX-NR777
  • 8.1Yamaha RX-A770BL

The Yamaha RX-A770BL is better receiver in this comparison - check Yamaha RX-A770BL price.