Onkyo TX-RZ820 vs Onkyo TX-NR787

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Onkyo TX-NR787 vs Onkyo TX-RZ820

Onkyo TX-NR787 review

Onkyo TX-NR787 delivers 100 W/channel of power at 8 Ohm and in comparison with the values of the Onkyo TX-RZ820 amplifier (130 W/channel at 6 Ohm), this value should be enough to ensure the operation of a home theater. The receiver supports DTS: X and Dolby Atmos in configurations 5.2.4 or 7.2.2. Separate DACs are provided for the second and third zones. The device is able to play music from most popular streaming services, as well as connected via Bluetooth, AirPlay, and Chromecast sources. Extend the media capabilities of the receiver protocols DTS Play-Fi and FlareConnect.

Onkyo TX-NR787

Onkyo TX-RZ820 review

The design of this 7.2 channel receiver involves discrete amplifiers with dynamic amplification technology that produce instantaneous high current. And the presence of a 32-bit signal processor allows Onkyo TX-RZ820 to decode Dolby Atmos formats in 5.2.2-channel configuration and DTS: X. Вoth receivers are able to work in the Second zone, but Onkyo TX-NR787 has an advantage versus the Onkyo TX-RZ820, namely support for the Third zone. Also in the Onkyo TX-NR787 vs Onkyo TX-RZ820 review, it is necessary to note the wide connectivity options of Onkyo TX-RZ820. At disposal of the TX-RZ820 are Bluetooth, AirPlay and dual-band Wi-Fi.

Onkyo TX-RZ820

Onkyo TX-NR787 pros and cons

Pros

  • The model is equipped with the advanced AccuEQ Advance correction system
  • It is possible to control using the Google Assistant

Cons

  • The Wi-Fi connection is not stable

Onkyo TX-RZ820 pros and cons

Pros

  • DTS Play-Fi protocol is supported for broadcasting music through the application to the receiver
  • Hi-Res audio playback available via LAN and USB

Cons

  • There is no Dinamic EQ function, so there is no bass at low and medium volume

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Onkyo TX-RZ820

Onkyo TX-RZ820 review

Dec 06, 2019

The flagship THX-certified TX-RZ820 AV receiver delivers truly stunning audio performance. Proprietary dynamic audio amplification system delivers instantaneous power with high currents for swinging ...

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Onkyo TX-NR787

Onkyo TX-NR787 review

Dec 20, 2019

On May, 2018 Onkyo announced the start of sales in the United States of 9.2-channel NR-787 AV receiver, which is certified THX Select Select for medium-sized rooms (up to 2,000 cubic feet or 57 cubic...

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Product

Onkyo TX-RZ820
Onkyo TX-NR787

Model

TX-RZ820
TX-NR787

Brand

Onkyo
Onkyo

Reviews

236
70

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

160/8 1KHz
100/8 20Hz-20KHz, 220/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8
8, 6

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

has not
Advanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz
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
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2
7/2

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
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
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 scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

HLG, BT.2020
BT.2020, HLG

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

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

Display

fluorescent
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

IP Control
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

FlareConnect
Onkyo Controller app, FlareConnect

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
1/0

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)

has not
DTS-ES, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS

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

650
750

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.15

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 20.1 x 39.5/17 x 7.8 x 15.4
43.5 x 17.3 x 37.9/17 x 6.8 x 14.5

Weight, kg/lbs

17/37.4
13.5/29.8
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