Denon AVR-X4500H vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080

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Denon AVR-X4500H review

Comparing Denon AVR-X4500H vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 take a look at the fact that their RMS is 125/8 and 150/8 W/Ohm respectively. The channel quantity is equal - 9.2 channels each. The AV receiver is equipped with decoders for all existing surround sound formats, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Auro 3D. The system configuration based on the Denon AVR-X4500H for reproducing object-oriented 3D formats can be configured as 7.2.2 or 5.2.4. This is enough to fully sound even a large room. Denon AVR-X4500H

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 review

A3080 has 7 inputs and 3 HDMI outputs. All of them are compatible with the HDCP 2.2 standard and have a bandwidth of 18 Gb / s with support for 4K resolution at a frequency of 60p, HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG formats. Three outputs can be simultaneously connected to different displays in the same or different rooms, for example, for zone 2, in order to view different programs. The first output is compatible with ARC technology. Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080

Denon AVR-X4500H pros & cons

Pros

  • The receiver contains all the relevant wireless and multi-room functions - the HEOS, Apple AirPlay 2, Bluetooth
  • Implemented the function of detecting errors in HDMI connections and advanced alerts in case of activation of the amplifier protection

Cons

  • There is no Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 pros & cons

Pros

  • The RX-A3080 is extremely well designed, extremely well made, and comes from a company with some serious history and breadth
  • There are a ton of inputs and outputs, with plenty of power from a very solid, well-designed platform

Cons

  • I wish for a way to save configuration settings to an external storage device
  • There is no paper owner's booklet. It comes with a CD, or you can download it from the Yamaha website

Votes 3 3
Rating 5 5

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Product

Denon AVR-X4500H
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080

Model

AVR-X4500H
AVENTAGE RX-A3080

Brand

Denon
Yamaha

Reviews

81
42

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

125/8 20Hz-20KHz, 165/6 1KHz
150/8 20Hz-20KHz, 230/4 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 4

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.05
0.06

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
ESS SABRE 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ XT32
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

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

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, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Sirius XM, Napster, Qobuz

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/3
7/3

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)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
3

Coaxial digital input

2
3

Composite input

3
4

Component input/output

2/1
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p
4K 60p

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

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

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

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
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App
MusicCast

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

2
2

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

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

710
490

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 15.2 x 38.1/17.1 x 6.6 x 15.3
43.5 x 19.2 x 47.4/17 x 7.5 x 18.5

Weight, kg/lbs

13.6/30.2
19.6/43.2
Denon AVR-X4500H
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080
Denon AVR-X4500H
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 9.4
  • 8.7
  • 9.4Denon AVR-X4500H
  • 8.7Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080

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