Yamaha RX-V385 vs Denon AVR-X3600H

RX-V385 vs AVR-X3600H comparison chart

Yamaha RX-V385 vs Denon AVR-X3600H review

Yamaha RX-V385
vs
Denon AVR-X3600H

The Yamaha RX-V385 vs Denon AVR-X3600H comparison shows that these AV receivers have some important differences and common features. The RX-V385 has 5.1 channels amplifier and the AVR-X3600H 9.2 channels. Only the AVR-X3600H has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the AVR-X3600H. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-V385 has an overall score of 5 out of 10 vs 8.7 out of 10 for AVR-X3600H.

Advantages Denon AVR-X3600H over Yamaha RX-V385

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant
  • Multi-zone
  • IMAX Enhanced certification

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Dolby Vision compatible
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Rating 5 5
Yamaha RX-V385

Dec 13, 2019

The good news for newcomers to the home cinema world is the introduction of the Yamaha RX-V385 audio receiver, which could be the starting point. It includes features that are commonly found in more ...

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Denon AVR-X3600H

Dec 27, 2019

Denon has nudged its 3000 series home cinema amps much closer to the next level with this stunningly powerful performer. And here in this Denon AVR-X3600H review we are going to see Denon AVR-X3600H s...

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Common

Product

Yamaha RX-V385
Denon AVR-X3600H

Model

RX-V385
AVR-X3600H

Brand

Yamaha
Denon

Reviews

1015
213

Amplifier

Channels

5.1
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

70/6
105/8, 135/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
Audyssey MultEQ XT32

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey LFC, Compressed Audio Restorer

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
8/3

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

1
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
2

Coaxial digital input

2
2

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

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

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

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

Display

fluorescent
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
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

has not
HEOS App

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

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

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

260
600

Standby consumption, W

0.2
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 16.1 x 31.5/17 x 6.3 x 12.2
43.5 x 15.2 x 38.1/17 x 6.6 x 15.4

Weight, kg/lbs

7.7/17
11.7/26.6

Other

Release year

2018
2019
Yamaha RX-V385
Denon AVR-X3600H
Yamaha RX-V385
Denon AVR-X3600H

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5
  • 8.7
  • 5Yamaha RX-V385
  • 8.7Denon AVR-X3600H