Onkyo TX-RZ840 Review and Specs

Onkyo TX-RZ840 The Onkyo TX-RZ840 AV receiver has the most advanced features and can be used as part of installed home systems. What are Onkyo TX-RZ840 specs? See them in this Onkyo TX-RZ840 review.

Onkyo TX-RZ840 review

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Features

The device has passed the THX Select and IMAX Enhanced certification, which guarantees high quality sound both in the home theater and when listening to music. Onkyo TX-RZ840 is equipped with nine channels of sound amplification, the output stages of which are capable of developing significant current and work confidently even with complex loads. The device is equipped with decoders of all formats of surround and surround sound, including Dolby Atmos / DTS: X, systems in which can be built in configurations 5.2.4 or 7.2.2. Onkyo TX-RZ840 also has a function of virtual surround sound Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer, which is useful in case there is no ceiling speakers in the room. Its power is 7 x 90 W (8 Ohms).

Design and build

Onkyo TX-RZ840 is made in a concise design, has an aluminum front panel and a durable chassis, which reliably protects its circuit from vibration. The network module in Onkyo TX-RZ840 is based on a four-core SoC processor on a separate board.

Onkyo TX-RZ840

Connectivity

Onkyo TX-RZ840 is equipped with seven HDMI inputs (one of which is located on the front panel) and two outputs, with support for all modern video technologies. Also, the AV receiver has a full range of connections for various digital and analog sources, and Bluetooth for connecting with portable devices.

Setup

Sound adjustment in the system can be done either manually or using the AccuEQ Advance automatic calibration system with nine-point adjustment and an additional AccuRealex function. The distribution of amplified digital / analog audio signals in three zones can be easily controlled from your smartphone. Thanks to the most advanced communication methods, installer interfaces and intuitive controls, the presence of the TX-RZ840 in the house is difficult to resist.

Pros and Cons

Pros

  • The Onkyo TX-RZ840 is supremely feature rich
  • Vocal Enhancer technology solves the problem of hard-to-hear dialogue in television programs and films
  • Its massive chassis is filled with custom components that have been tested and selected in accordance with the THX Certified Select reference standards

Cons

  • The remote control is cheap and basic, it does the basic tasks but should offer more so you don't have to connect a TV

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Common features

Product

Onkyo TX-RZ840

Model

TX-RZ840

Brand

Onkyo

Reviews

36

Amplifier

Channels

9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

180/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AKM 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

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, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1

Coaxial digital input

1

Composite input

2

Component input/output

1/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

HDMI, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

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

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

FlareConnect

RS-232

1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

870

Standby consumption, W

0.15

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 20.1 x 39.8/17 x 7.8 x 15.3

Weight, kg/lbs

17/37.4
Onkyo TX-RZ840
Onkyo TX-RZ840

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