Onkyo TX-RZ720 vs Pioneer SC-LX701

TX-RZ720 vs SC-LX701 comparison chart

Onkyo TX-RZ720 vs Pioneer SC-LX701 review

Onkyo TX-RZ720
vs
Pioneer SC-LX701

The Onkyo TX-RZ720 vs Pioneer SC-LX701 comparison shows that these AV receivers have some important differences and common features. The TX-RZ720 has 7.2 channels amplifier and the SC-LX701 9.2 channels. 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-RZ720 has an overall score of 7.3 out of 10 vs 8.5 out of 10 for SC-LX701.

Advantages Pioneer SC-LX701 over Onkyo TX-RZ720

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

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Onkyo TX-RZ720

Jan 10, 2020

The Onkyo TX-RZ720 AV receiver is part of a series of high-end models from this company and has an expanded set of functions. The device has THX certification, which ensures that the system using it ...

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Common

Product

Onkyo TX-RZ720
Pioneer SC-LX701

Model

TX-RZ720
SC-LX701

Brand

Onkyo
Pioneer

Reviews

79
98

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

175/6
135/8, 185/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

VLSC 384 KHz/32-bit
ESS SABRE32 Ultra 192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
MCACC Pro

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Hi-Res audio, Theater-Dimensional
Advanced Sound Retriever, 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

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, TuneIn Radio
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2
8/2

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
3

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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

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

Additional features

Voice control

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

IP Control
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

FlareConnect
Pioneer Control App, FlareConnect

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)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD 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

600
310

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 17.7 x 37.8/17 x 6.7 x 14.5
43.5 x 18.5 x 44.1/17 x 7 x 17.3

Weight, kg/lbs

10.5/22
15/33.1

Other

Release year

2017
2016
Onkyo TX-RZ720
Pioneer SC-LX701
Onkyo TX-RZ720
Pioneer SC-LX701

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8.5
  • 7.3Onkyo TX-RZ720
  • 8.5Pioneer SC-LX701

The Pioneer SC-LX701 is better receiver in this comparison - check Pioneer SC-LX701 price.