Denon AVR-S650H vs Yamaha RX-V481BL

AVR-S650H vs RX-V481BL comparison chart

Denon AVR-S650H vs Yamaha RX-V481BL review

Denon AVR-S650H
vs
Yamaha RX-V481BL

The Denon AVR-S650H vs Yamaha RX-V481BL comparison shows that these AV receivers have some important differences and common features. The AVR-S650H has 5.2 channels amplifier and the RX-V481BL 5.1 channels. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AVR-S650H has an overall score of 6.2 out of 10 vs 5.6 out of 10 for RX-V481BL.

Advantages Denon AVR-S650H over Yamaha RX-V481BL

  • HDMI eARC features compatible
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)

Advantages Yamaha RX-V481BL over Denon AVR-S650H

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
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Rating 5 5
Denon AVR-S650H

Jan 10, 2020

Denon AVR-S650H entered the S line of receivers announced with it as a younger model. The AV receiver is ready to fully meet all the requirements for working with 4K content, including Dolby Vision a...

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Yamaha RX-V481BL

Jan 10, 2020

The full-fledged launch of a new format of Ultra HD Blu-ray optical discs forced movie theater manufacturers to urgently attend to the implementation of the necessary technologies in their models. Ya...

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Common

Product

Denon AVR-S650H
Yamaha RX-V481BL

Model

AVR-S650H
RX-V481BL

Brand

Denon
Yamaha

Reviews

240
98

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

75/8, 100/6
80/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AKM 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

Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Restorer, Hi-Res audio
CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud, Mood Mix
Pandora, Qobuz, JUKE

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 2.3
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

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)

HDR10

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, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

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

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control, Web Control
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
has not

Zone audio output

has not
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not
has not

Multi-room control

has not
has not

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, Dolby Pro Logic

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
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

340
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 33/17 x 6 x 13.3
43.5 x 16.1 x 32.7/17 x 6.3 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

7.7/17.2
8.1/17.9

Other

Release year

2019
2016
Denon AVR-S650H
Yamaha RX-V481BL
Denon AVR-S650H
Yamaha RX-V481BL

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.2
  • 5.6
  • 6.2Denon AVR-S650H
  • 5.6Yamaha RX-V481BL