Product Comparison: Onkyo TX-NR626 vs Sony STR-DN1040


General Specifications
Brand
Onkyo
Sony
Model
TX-NR626
STR-DN1040
Origin
Malaysia
Japan
About the Product
Our TX-NR626 delivers a knockout punch of value and performance. On the value side, you get built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth audio streaming technology. You can stream hi-res, lossless, and compressed formats from smartphone, tablet, PC, and NAS using our remote app for music selection and playback. The receiver also comes with app-controllable internet radio and music streaming services, so you’ll never be short of music. On the performance side, six HDMI® inputs and two outputs support 4K and 3D passthrough, with lower-resolution video upscaled to 1080p on regular HDTVs (4K on compatible displays) using Qdeo™ processing technology. An MHL™ port handles hi-res video from smartphone and tablet, and there’s a USB for audio playback from flash memory drive. Discrete WRAT amplifiers and Three-Stage Inverted Darlington Circuitry for the front and center channels deliver breathtaking surround sound, while MultEQ® from Audyssey ensures your speakers and subwoofers are calibrated for optimum response. You can even bi-amp your front monitors and drive audio in a second zone. Powerful, easy to use, and packed with convenient technology, the TX-NR626 is unbeatable at this pricepoint.
Enjoy superior sound while easily steaming music with built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and AirPlay. With 7.2 channels and 165 watts8 of power, driven by the largest capacitors and transformer in its class, its legendary Sony sound that really connects. Featuring 4K resolution pass-through and upscaling, 10 HD inputs and a redesigned menu system with easy setup wizard, this receiver is the ultimate high resolution sound stage for your music, Blu-ray movies, games and more.
Key Specs
Number of Channels
9
9
Watts Per Channel RMS
160 Watts
165 Watts
Total Harmonic Distortion
1 %
0.09 %
Signal/Noise Ratio
106 dB
100 dB
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Onkyo TX-NR626 7.2-Channel Network Audio/Video Receiver
  • But this device, has the most bang for the buck-network, Bluetooth, 7.2 channels, hdmi, second room control and sharing, and they all work fine.
  • Every channel goes very loud without distortion.
  • The dynamic volume aspect is interesting, but seems to hype the center channel a bit too much.
  • I had to do a fair bit of research online to find out how to manually set up the receiver to use only a single back center channel.
  • The hardest part is setting up the number of speaker channels that you will be using.
  • There are several ways to input devices onto each channel - and that confused me for a bit.
Sony STR-DN1040 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver (Built-in Wi-fi & Bluetooth)
  • The watts per channel is really impressive--the difference is like night and day.
  • Drives my system ALMOST to the runners limit without distortion or chopping.
  • Lots of power As is the case with most systems, it's more than you'll probably need.
  • Power and ease of operation.
  • This machine is great! Very easy to use with lots of options and power.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
6.8 in.
6.8 in.
Width
17.1 in.
17 in.
Depth
12.9 in.
13 in.
Weight
22 lbs.
22 lbs.
Features
Receiver Type
A/V Receiver
A/V Receiver
App-Controlled
Yes
Yes
Satellite Radio Tuner
Yes
Yes
Number Of FM Presets
40
Minimum Impedance
6 Ohms
6 Ohms
Frequency Response
5 - 100000 Hz
10 - 100000 Hz
Extras
HDMI® Video Upscaling to 4K with Qdeo™ Technology by Marvell, 4K Passthrough from Compatible Source Devices via HDMI, Three-Stage Inverted Darlington Circuitry for Front and Center Channels
New Advanced on-screen display user interface, Sound Optimizer, Up convert/Upscales Video signal to 4K via HDMI, BRAVIA Sync Capable (HDMI CEC), 24p True Cinema (pass-through)
What customers say about "Features"
Onkyo TX-NR626 7.2-Channel Network Audio/Video Receiver
  • This will allow me to use the better apps (Rhapsody, etc.) on my phone to stream music to my patio rather than using NET sources on the receiver from the patio where I can't see the TV screen display.
  • If you use the Onkyo 2 app on your iPhone you can remotely control the Bluetooth as well as the other inputs.
  • The networking features (like internet radio and DLNA) are also cool, but not something that I'll use often.
  • The remote app for smart phone/tablet is clunky and poorly thought out as well.
  • I think the receiver sounds pretty good EXCEPT that the streaming (Internet) radio stations have very limited frequency response at the high-end.
Sony STR-DN1040 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver (Built-in Wi-fi & Bluetooth)
  • A decent app to control the receiver from your smartphone or IPAD. The Pioneer apps are super.
  • Wireless internet radio works great.
  • The sound is excellent and the graphic interface is very nice and is easy to navigate.
  • It should allow you to fully control the unit from the browser, but instead it just gives you some basic feedback data.
  • Well when you plug this in you hear a low frequency hum. Yes its low but you here it just like hearing a fridge humm along. To me it was annoying like living next to power lines hum.
Connectivity
Speaker Connection Type
Screw
Screw
Ethernet Port(s)
Yes
Yes
Wireless Connection
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Wireless Multi-Room Audio
Yes
Yes
Inputs
Ethernet, USB 2.0, AUX, 6x HDMI, Digital Optical, 2x Digital Coaxial, 5x Component Video, 6x Analog Stereo RCA
8x HDMI, USB 2.0, Ethernet, Digital Coaxial, 2x Digital Optical, 4x Component Video, 4x Analog Stereo RCA
Outputs
2x HDMI, Antenna, 2x Component Video, Line Out RCA, 2x Subwoofer, 7x Speakers
Phones 6.3mm, Antenna, 2x Component Video, Analog Stereo RCA, 7x Speakers, 2x Subwoofer
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Onkyo TX-NR626 7.2-Channel Network Audio/Video Receiver
  • Connecting to speakers and other hardware is easy and the unit has a phono input.
  • It takes a Bluetooth signal and outputs to RCA plugs or a miniplug, so essentially it is a Bluetooth to analog adapter.
  • Love the Bluetooth where I can play whatever audio I want that's on my iPhone on my receiver.
  • The Wi-Fi works great (it is cool) I get all the online music websites.
  • Got this today and I love it I use the second Zone to power my multi room audio system it works great I control it with my iPhone the app works great.
Sony STR-DN1040 7.2-Channel Network A/V Receiver (Built-in Wi-fi & Bluetooth)
  • The Bluetooth and wifi function is awesome because you do not to attach a wire to it (obviously).
  • Bluetooth worked fine, auto volume correction worked decent.
  • Does everything I need and still have room to spare. Great for multi-console owners and avid television viewers.
  • And when the HDMI works it works well.
  • Bluetooth connectivity not great in terms of sound quality. Somewhat cumbersome UI.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
1 year(s)


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