Denon AVR-S540BT vs Yamaha TSR-5810

AVR-S540BT vs TSR-5810 comparison chart

Denon AVR-S540BT vs Yamaha TSR-5810 review

Denon AVR-S540BT
vs
Yamaha TSR-5810

What are the main differences between the Denon AVR-S540BT vs Yamaha TSR-5810 and which AV receivers is better? The AVR-S540BT has 5.2 channels amplifier and the TSR-5810 7.2 channels. Only the TSR-5810 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the TSR-5810. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AVR-S540BT has an overall score of 5.5 out of 10 vs 6.7 out of 10 for TSR-5810.

Advantages Denon AVR-S540BT over Yamaha TSR-5810

  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)

Advantages Yamaha TSR-5810 over Denon AVR-S540BT

  • Delivers 80W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 70W/8Ohm
  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Multi-zone
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Rating 5 5
Denon AVR-S540BT

Dec 27, 2019

In 2017 Denon announced a new home cinema receiver: the AVR-S540BT. It is a 5.2 channel affair which, Denon says, is based on the design of its other X-series receivers. Read this Denon AVR-S540BT re...

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Yamaha TSR-5810

Jan 10, 2020

Yamaha TSR-5810 is a high-level network AV receiver that can become the basis of every home theater. It’s a 7.2-channel device with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, which are able to improve not only sou...

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Common

Product

Denon AVR-S540BT
Yamaha TSR-5810

Model

AVR-S540BT
TSR-5810

Brand

Denon
Yamaha

Reviews

1128
11

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

70/8, 90/6
80/8, 145/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/32-bit
Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Compressed Audio Restorer
CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

TIDAL, Pandora
Pandora

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

5/1
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic
USB, phones, setup mic, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

HLG, BT.2020
DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
speaker

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

has not
MusicCast

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS-Neo:6

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

310
260

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15.2 x 30.4/17 x 6 x 12.6
43.5 x 16.1 x 32.7/17 x 6.3 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

7.2/16.8
8.1/17.9

Other

Release year

2018
2016
Denon AVR-S540BT
Yamaha TSR-5810
Denon AVR-S540BT
Yamaha TSR-5810

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.5
  • 6.7
  • 5.5Denon AVR-S540BT
  • 6.7Yamaha TSR-5810