Denon AVR-X1400H vs Onkyo TX-NR555

AVR-X1400H vs TX-NR555 comparison chart

Denon AVR-X1400H vs Onkyo TX-NR555 review

Denon AVR-X1400H
vs
Onkyo TX-NR555

An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Denon AVR-X1400H vs Onkyo TX-NR555 comparison definitely makes sense. 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-X1400H has an overall score of 7.3 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for TX-NR555.

Advantages Denon AVR-X1400H over Onkyo TX-NR555

  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant

Advantages Onkyo TX-NR555 over Denon AVR-X1400H

  • Built-in phono (MM) input

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 2 2
Rating 5 5
Denon AVR-X1400H

Dec 06, 2019

The Denon AVR-X1400H is a 7.2-channel surround-back AV receiver that delivers modern 3D surround sound and powerful music capabilities with built-in HEOS technology, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless inte...

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Common

Product

Denon AVR-X1400H
Onkyo TX-NR555

Model

AVR-X1400H
TX-NR555

Brand

Denon
Onkyo

Reviews

140
301

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 120/6
130/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit
Hi-Grade 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ XT
AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ
Double Bass Function, CinemaFILTER

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, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1
6/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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

HLG, x.v.Color
DeepColor, x.v.Color

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
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote
FlareConnect

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
has not

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS Surround
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

430
460

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.7 x 22.4 x 33/17.1 x 8.5 x 13.3
43.5 x 17.3 x 37.8/17 x 6.7 x 14.5

Weight, kg/lbs

8.1/18.8
9.4/20.7

Other

Release year

2017
2016
Denon AVR-X1400H
Onkyo TX-NR555
Denon AVR-X1400H
Onkyo TX-NR555

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7
  • 7.3Denon AVR-X1400H
  • 7Onkyo TX-NR555