Denon AVR-S960H vs Yamaha TSR-5810

AVR-S960H vs TSR-5810 comparison chart

Denon AVR-S960H vs Yamaha TSR-5810 review

Denon AVR-S960H
vs
Yamaha TSR-5810

What are the main differences between the Denon AVR-S960H vs Yamaha TSR-5810 and which AV receivers is better? Both have 7.2 channel amplifiers. 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-S960H has an overall score of 7.8 out of 10 vs 6.7 out of 10 for TSR-5810.

Advantages Denon AVR-S960H over Yamaha TSR-5810

  • Delivers 90W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 80W/8Ohm
  • HDMI eARC features compatible
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • 8K resolution video signal pass-through feature
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)

Advantages Yamaha TSR-5810 over Denon AVR-S960H

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
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-S960H
Yamaha TSR-5810

Model

AVR-S960H
TSR-5810

Brand

Denon
Yamaha

Reviews

60
11

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

90/8, 125/6
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)

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, Hi-Res audio
CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

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, SiriusXM, Qobuz, TuneIn Radio
Pandora

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/2
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
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

2/2
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/120Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

8K/60Hz

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
Amazon Alexa

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
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, RS-232 Control, App Control
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote
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 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, DSD
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

500
260

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.8 x 15.2 x 33/17.1 x 6.6 x 13
43.5 x 16.1 x 32.7/17 x 6.3 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

9.5/21
8.1/17.9

Other

Release year

2020
2016
Denon AVR-S960H
Yamaha TSR-5810
Denon AVR-S960H
Yamaha TSR-5810

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.8
  • 6.7
  • 7.8Denon AVR-S960H
  • 6.7Yamaha TSR-5810