Onkyo TX-NR656 vs Denon AVR-X540BT

Onkyo TX-NR656

Onkyo TX-NR656 review

Sep 23, 2019

The Onkyo TX-NR656 supports revolutionary DTS: X and Dolby Atmos immersive technologies, operating in terms of “audio objects” rather than separate audio channels - the receiver optimall...

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Product

Onkyo TX-NR656
Denon AVR-X540BT

Model

TX-NR656
AVR-X540BT

Brand

Onkyo
Denon

Rating

3.8 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

264
298

Amplifier

Total output power, W

690 W
350 W

Output power per channel, W

100 W, 170 W
70 W

Output impedance, Ohm

6 Ohm, 8 Ohm
8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion, THD

0.08 %
0.08 %

Channels

7
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

106 dB
94 dB

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

Ethernet (RJ45)

USB

Connector type

HDMI inputs

8
5

HDMI outputs

2
1

AV inputs

2
6

Optical digital inputs

2
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
2

USB

1
1

Phones

1
has not

Sound features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

32bit / 384kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Additional features

Speaker A/B switching

Dual-zone capability

Three-zone capability

Bi-amping

Pure direct

Advanced sound retriever (ASR)

Audio return channel (ARC)

Smartphone remote control

Apple Air-play support

Signal processing

HDMI signal pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

3D signal pass-through

Audio formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

AIFF

WAV

FLAC

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Radio

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Number of preset station

40
56

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption, W

580 W
310 W

Standby consumption, W

0.1 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D

22.5 x 18 x 11 inches
12.6 x 17.1 x 5.9 inches

Weight

22 pounds
16.54 pounds
Onkyo TX-NR656
Denon AVR-X540BT
Onkyo TX-NR656
Denon AVR-X540BT

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  • 18
  • 14.4
  • 18Onkyo TX-NR656
  • 14.4Denon AVR-X540BT

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