Denon AVR-S740H vs Yamaha RX-V681BL

Denon AVR-S740H

Denon AVR-S740H review

Oct 09, 2018

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Product

Denon AVR-S740H
Yamaha RX-V681BL

Model

AVR-S740H
RX-V681BL

Brand

Denon
Yamaha

Rating

4.1 of 5
4.0 of 5

Reviews

145
283

Amplifier

Total output power

390 W
525 W

Output power per channel

75 W
105 W, 150 W, 90 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.09 %

Number of channels

5
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

92 dB
96 dB

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Audio formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

5
2

Optical digital inputs

2
1

Coaxial digital inputs

1
2

HDMI inputs

5
6

HDMI outputs

1
1

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
2

USB

1
1

Phones

1
1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station

40
40

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

Three-zone capability

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote control

Sound features

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

CINEMA DSP 3D. SILENT CINEMA DSP. Virtual CINEMA DSP. Virtual CINEMA FRONT. Virtual Presence Speaker. Virtual Surround Back Speaker

Surround system class

5.1 channel
7.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

340 W
260 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

13.3 x 17.1 x 5.9 inches
14.9 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches

Weight

18.74 pounds
22.1 pounds

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