Question Onkyo TX-NR3030 Or Denon AVR-X7200WA.

Discussion in 'AV Pre-Amp/Processors & Power Amps' started by as1, Jul 18, 2015.

  1. as1

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    need help not sure which is the best all rounder
     
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    Wow I have looked at the very same amps. Think I am edging towards Onkyo 3030, it seems to do it all with ease. And I have found a brand new one for £1250
     
  3. dr no

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    Single most future proofed high end all in one available now: AVR-X7200WA
     
  4. as1

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    wow would you like to us where for that price
     
  5. Ideal AV

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    a lot depends on what you want

    if you want the cheapest priced AVR then the Onkyo takes it, if you want the best AVR available ATM then the Denon wins hands down imho
     
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    Absolutely :)
     
  7. as1

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    but is 11 channel amp better than 9 channel as the denon processes the atmos channels if im right
     
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    it's not just the amount of channels that determines if an amp or AVR for that matter makes it better than another one, their are a lot of other things to think about

    I'm not saying the Onkyo is a bad AVR though, if only for the EQ my money would be on the Denon unless your thinking of using Dirac or some other form of EQ

    I actually like the sound of Onkyo, especially with my speaker brand but other things make my choice Denon especially if using the onboard EQ

    Allan :smashin:
     
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    ok thanks. also is the HDCP 2.2 already installed on the wa version or does it need to be sent away
     
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    yes it is, all "A" versions are ready to go without having to be sent for upgrade, I'd be surprised if you found a non "A" now to be honest with you, my stock flew out the door as soon as it landed

    Allan :smashin:
     
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    so who has the best deal and in stock of denon x7200wa
     
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    If you are concerned about HDCP2.2 did you know that the Onkyo isn't full bandwidth
     
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    very intresting thanks for that
     
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    try a sponsor on the forum ;)
     
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    Can't comment on the Denon, but having recently upgraded from Onkyo 875, I have to say that the new amp is flipping awesome. Whether watching Atmos or DTS-HD, the sound is amazing. The detail and bass levels are unreal.
     
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    have to agree having just got my denon 7200wa
     
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    But I read it has excellent stereo sound in HI Choice and Dolby Atmos, only think is no DTS X or Auro, or am I wrong?
     
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    How come? I'm sorry I don't really understand all these terms. What is full bandwidth?
     
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    full bandwidth is 18GBPS
     
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    HDCP is the encyption standard used when passing signals over HDMI.

    For most 4k content they need version 2.2, hence HDCP2.2. It is the newest standard and only been out in the wild for a year or so.

    Full bandwidth is the data rate that the HDMI sockets supports, if you want 4k with all the new features like high dynamic range and greater colour space, you need full bandwidth.

    Hopefully that makes some sense.
     
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    Should go for the Denon.
     
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    I'm now going two channel but thanks for all the advice guys.
     

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