Yamaha RX-V673 comparison

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Sony STR-DN840

Sony STR-DN840
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Onkyo TX-NR626

Onkyo TX-NR626
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Sony STR-DN1040

Sony STR-DN1040
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Marantz NR1403

Marantz NR1403
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Price $519 to $549 at 2 stores $448 to $449 at 3 stores $369 to $499 at 7 stores $584 to $628 at 7 stores $359 to $399 at 6 stores
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Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.7 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.5 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 4.5 stars out of 1 review 3.0 stars out of 2 reviews 2.5 stars out of 2 reviews 2.5 stars out of 5 reviews 4.5 stars out of 1 review
Release date June 13, 2012 April 24, 2013 March 14, 2013 April 24, 2013 May 25, 2012
The Bottom Line The Sony STR-DN840 is by far the best AV receiver value of the year, offering tons of wireless connectivity and six HDMI inputs for well under $500. Onkyo's TX-NR626 is a value-packed AV receiver with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and even a turntable input, but it's just short of being our top pick. The Sony STR-DN1040 is a truly first-class AV receiver, boasting tons of wireless technology and a pretty user interface, at a premium price. The Marantz NR1403 is a slim, handsome AV receiver with excellent sound and plenty of HDMI connectivity, although it lacks built-in networking.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Surround System Class 7.2 channel
7.2 channel
7.2 channel
7.2 channel
5.1 channel
Internet Streaming Services vTuner
Pandora
Music Unlimited
Slacker
vTuner
Spotify
TuneIn Radio
Last.fm
Pandora
Music Unlimited
Slacker
vTuner
Info unavailable
Surround Sound Effects CINEMA DSP 3D
SILENT CINEMA DSP
Virtual CINEMA DSP
Info unavailable Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Network Player Network audio player - AAC
WMA
WAV
FLAC
MP3
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Digital Player (Recorder) WAV
MP3
WMA
FLAC
AAC
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Radio Radio tuner - AM/FM
AM/FM
AM/FM - 40 preset stations
Info unavailable Radio tuner - AM/FM - 56 preset stations
Product Type Home Theater Network Receiver
Home Theater Network Receiver
Network AV receiver
Home Theater Network Receiver
Home Theater Receiver
Equalizer Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 9 bands
Optical Digital Input Yes
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes
Connectivity Protocols Ethernet
Built-in Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Bluetooth
Built-in Wi-Fi
Built-in Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet
MHL (Mobile High-Definition Link)
Bluetooth ready, adapter sold separately
HDMI Switching Yes
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes
Enclosure Color Black
Black
Info unavailable Black
Black
Built-in Decoders Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Pro Logic IIx
DTS-HD Master Audio
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio
DTS ES Matrix 6.1
DTS ES Discrete 6.1
DTS 96/24
DTS NEO: 6
DTS HD Master Audio
DTS-HD High Resolution
Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital EX
Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Pro Logic IIx
Dolby Pro Logic IIz
Dolby TrueHD
DTS ES Discrete 6.1
DTS ES Matrix 6.1
DTS 96/24
DTS Neo:6
DTS HD Master Audio
DTS-HD High Resolution
Dolby Digital EX
Dolby Digital
Dolby Pro Logic II
Dolby Pro Logic IIx
Dolby Pro Logic IIz
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital
Dolby Pro Logic II
DTS-HD High Resolution
DTS-HD Master Audio
DTS Neo:6
DTS Express
DTS-ES decoder
Dolby Digital EX
Dolby TrueHD
DTS 96/24
Weight 22.5 lbs
18.7 lbs
21.6 lbs
Info unavailable 18.3 lbs
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 3 years warranty
Full contract period Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 3 years
Sound Effects Info unavailable Info unavailable DoubleBass
CinemaFILTER
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Sound Output Mode Surround Sound
Surround Sound
Surround Sound
Info unavailable Surround Sound
Service & support details type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Limited warranty
Product Description Home Theater Network Receiver
Yamaha RX-V673 - 7.2 channel
Home Theater Network Receiver - 7.2 channel
Sony STR-DN840
Network AV receiver - 7.2 channel
Onkyo TX NR626
Home Theater Network Receiver - 7.2 channel
Home Theater Receiver
Marantz NR 1403 - 5.1 channel
Power Info unavailable AC 120 V
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Response Bandwidth Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 10 - 100000 Hz
Remote Control Universal remote control - Infrared
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Universal remote control - Infrared
Output Power Info unavailable 1050 Watt
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Video Conversion/Scaling Analog to HDMI up conversion
Info unavailable Analog to HDMI up conversion
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Dimensions (WxDxH) 17.1 in x 14.4 in x 6.7 in
16.9 in x 13 in x 6.1 in
17.1 in x 12.9 in x 6.8 in
Info unavailable 17.3 in x 14.4 in x 4.1 in
Coaxial Digital Input Yes
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes
Amplifier signal-to-noise ratio Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 98 dB
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