Yamaha RX-V485BL vs Yamaha RX-A770BL

RX-V485BL vs RX-A770BL comparison chart

Yamaha RX-V485BL vs Yamaha RX-A770BL review

Yamaha RX-V485BL
vs
Yamaha RX-A770BL

This is a review and detailed comparison of Yamaha RX-V485BL vs Yamaha RX-A770BL. The RX-V485BL has 5.1 channels amplifier and the RX-A770BL 7.2 channels. Only the RX-A770BL has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the RX-A770BL. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-V485BL has an overall score of 6.6 out of 10 vs 8.1 out of 10 for RX-A770BL.

Advantages Yamaha RX-V485BL over Yamaha RX-A770BL

  • HDMI eARC features compatible

Advantages Yamaha RX-A770BL over Yamaha RX-V485BL

  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Dolby Vision compatible
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Rating 5 5
Yamaha RX-V485BL

Dec 13, 2019

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Yamaha RX-A770BL

Dec 06, 2019

The Yamaha Aventage RX-A 60 series, which was introduced in 2016, was replaced by the RX-A 70 series. New products focus on 4K and HDR content. Each of the six new receivers (RX-A670, RX-A770 , RX-A8...

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Common

Product

Yamaha RX-V485BL
Yamaha RX-A770BL

Model

RX-V485BL
RX-A770BL

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Reviews

348
48

Amplifier

Channels

5.1
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/6
95/8

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.06

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit
Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass

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

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
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

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
1

Component input/output

0/0
1/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

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

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

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
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

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast
MusicCast, AV Controller

RS-232

0
0

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

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-EXPRESS, DTS Neo:6 Cinema, DTS Neo:6 Music

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

260
400

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 23.4 x 32.7/ 17 x 9 x 12.6
43.5 x 17.1 x 38/17 x 6.7 x 14.8

Weight, kg/lbs

7.8/17.2
10.5/23.1

Other

Release year

2018
2017
Yamaha RX-V485BL
Yamaha RX-A770BL
Yamaha RX-V485BL
Yamaha RX-A770BL

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 8.1
  • 6.6Yamaha RX-V485BL
  • 8.1Yamaha RX-A770BL

The Yamaha RX-A770BL is better receiver in this comparison - check Yamaha RX-A770BL price.