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CNET's 2013 AV receivers chartYamaha RX-V475Marantz NR1403Harman Kardon AVR 1610Denon AVR-E300Onkyo TX-NR525Pioneer VSX-823-KSony STR-DN840Onkyo TX-NR626Denon AVR-E400Sony STR-DN1040

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CNET ratings

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Design5988778789

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Features66867798710

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Sound quality8867677878

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Value78778810968

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Overall6.78.07.17.17.57.48.78.26.88.5

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Price (as of 6/1)$400$400$400$400$400$400$450$500$600$600

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Basic features

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Channels5.15.15.15.15.25.17.27.27.17.2

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Warranty2-year3-year2-year2-year2-year1-year2-year2-year2-year2-year

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Video connectivity

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HDMI inputs5655666668

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MHL-compatible input1 (rear)No1 (rear)NoNo1 (front)No1 (rear)No1 (front)

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Component video inputs2000200112

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Composite video inputs5322532525

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Dual HDMI outputsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoYes

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Networking features

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EthernetYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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Wi-FiDongle ($100)NoNoNoDongle ($30)Dongle ($125)Built-inYesNoBuilt-in

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BluetoothDongle ($70)NoBuilt-inNoDongle ($50)Dongle ($115)Built-inBuilt-inNoBuilt-in

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AirPlayYesNoNoYesNoYesBuilt-inNoYesBuilt-in

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HTC ConnectNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNo

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Smartphone remote appYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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Audio connectivity

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Optical inputs2111112112

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Coaxial inputs2111211211

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Stereo analog audio inputs3322634644

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Analog multichannel inputsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo

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Minijack1 (front)NoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo

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Phono inputNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNo

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HDMI features

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3D pass-throughYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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Audio return channelYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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Standby pass-throughYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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Streaming media

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PandoraYesNoNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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SpotifyNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYesYesNo

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RhapsodyNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNo

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Sony Music UnlimitedNoNoNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYes

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SiriusXMNoNoNoYesYesNoNoYesYesNo

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SlackerNoNoNoNoYesNoYesYesNoYes

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last.fmNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoNo

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FlickrNoNoNoYesNoNoNoNoYesNo

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Internet radioYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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DLNA-compatibleYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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Audio decoding

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Dolby TrueHDYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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DTS-HD Master AudioYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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Dolby ProLogic IIzNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYesYesYes

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THX Neural SurroundNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo

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Audyssey Dynamic VolumeNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesYesNo

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Audyssey Dynamic EQNoYesNoYesYesNoNoYesYesNo

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Additional features

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Analog video upconversionNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesYes

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Auto speaker calibrationYes (YPAO)Yes (MultEQ)Yes (EzSet)Yes (MultEQ)Yes (MultEQ)Yes (MCACC)YesYes (MultEQ)Yes (MultEQ)Yes (DCAC)

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iPod/iPhone via USBYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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THX-certifiedNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo

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Pre-outsNoStereoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo

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Multiroom features

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Line level 2nd zone outputsNoNoNoNoYesNoNoYesNoYes

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Line level 3rd zone outputsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNoNo

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Powered 2nd zone outputsNoNoNoNoNoNoNoYesYesNo

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