Yamaha RX-V479BL vs Onkyo TX-NR545

RX-V479BL vs TX-NR545 comparison chart

Yamaha RX-V479BL vs Onkyo TX-NR545 review

Yamaha RX-V479BL
vs
Onkyo TX-NR545

In this article, we will talk about Yamaha RX-V479BL vs Onkyo TX-NR545 comparison. The RX-V479BL has 5.1 channels amplifier and the TX-NR545 7.2 channels. Only the TX-NR545 has a Dolby Atmos support. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-V479BL has an overall score of 5.2 out of 10 vs 7.2 out of 10 for TX-NR545.

Advantages Onkyo TX-NR545 over Yamaha RX-V479BL

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • HDR compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Multi-zone

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Yamaha RX-V479BL

Jan 10, 2020

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Onkyo TX-NR545

Dec 20, 2019

Onkyo TX-NR545 is one of the first budget AV receivers that supports Dolby Atmos formats of the near future for watching Ultra HD movies. What other Onkyo TX-NR545 specs are there check in this Onkyo ...

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Common

Product

Yamaha RX-V479BL
Onkyo TX-NR545

Model

RX-V479BL
TX-NR545

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Reviews

116
99

Amplifier

Channels

5.1
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8
100/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
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

YPAO
AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass
Theater-Dimensional, 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

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Tunein Radio

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)

1
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
2

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

3
4

Component input/output

0/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, AUX
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

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

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

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

has not
has not

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
Onkyo Remote App

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

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

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

260
430

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.15

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 16.1 x 32.7/17 x 6.3 x 12.6
57 x 28.7 x 42.3/22.4 x 11 x 16.5

Weight, kg/lbs

8.1/17.9
11.5/24.2

Other

Release year

2015
2015
Yamaha RX-V479BL
Onkyo TX-NR545
Yamaha RX-V479BL
Onkyo TX-NR545

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.2
  • 7.2
  • 5.2Yamaha RX-V479BL
  • 7.2Onkyo TX-NR545