Denon AVR-S950H vs Yamaha RX-A3060BL

AVR-S950H vs RX-A3060BL comparison chart

Denon AVR-S950H vs Yamaha RX-A3060BL review

Denon AVR-S950H
vs
Yamaha RX-A3060BL

In this article, we will talk about Denon AVR-S950H vs Yamaha RX-A3060BL comparison. The AVR-S950H has 7.2 channels amplifier and the RX-A3060BL 9.2 channels. Both receivers have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AVR-S950H has an overall score of 7.3 out of 10 vs 8.5 out of 10 for RX-A3060BL.

Advantages Denon AVR-S950H over Yamaha RX-A3060BL

  • HDMI eARC features compatible

Advantages Yamaha RX-A3060BL over Denon AVR-S950H

  • Delivers 150W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 90W/8Ohm
  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Denon AVR-S950H

Jan 10, 2020

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Product

Denon AVR-S950H
Yamaha RX-A3060BL

Model

AVR-S950H
RX-A3060BL

Brand

Denon
Yamaha

Reviews

141
737

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

90/8, 125/6
150/8, 230/4

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 4

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.06

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AKM 192 KHz/32-bit
ES9016 192 KHz/32-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 HD3, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass, High-resolution Music Enhancer

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
Napster, Qobuz, JUKE

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/2
8/2

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
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
3

Coaxial digital input

1
3

Composite input

2
4

Component input/output

2/1
3/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
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, BT.2020, HLG

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

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App
MusicCast, AV Controller

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

0
2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
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

550
400

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 6.6 x 13.4
43.5 x 19.2 x 47.4/17 x 7.5 x 18.5

Weight, kg/lbs

9.4/20.7
19.6/43.2

Other

Release year

2019
2016
Denon AVR-S950H
Yamaha RX-A3060BL
Denon AVR-S950H
Yamaha RX-A3060BL

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8.5
  • 7.3Denon AVR-S950H
  • 8.5Yamaha RX-A3060BL