Yamaha RX-V485BL vs Onkyo TX-NR555

Yamaha RX-V485BL
vs
Onkyo TX-NR555

An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha RX-V485BL vs Onkyo TX-NR555 comparison definitely makes sense. The RX-V485BL has 5.1 channels amplifier and the TX-NR555 7.2 channels. Only the TX-NR555 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the TX-NR555. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-V485BL has an overall score of 6.6 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for TX-NR555.

Advantages Yamaha RX-V485BL over Onkyo TX-NR555

  • HDMI eARC features compatible
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Setup assistant

Advantages Onkyo TX-NR555 over Yamaha RX-V485BL

  • Delivers 130W/6Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 80W/6Ohm
  • Built-in phono (MM) input

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

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Yamaha RX-V485BL

Yamaha RX-V485BL review

Dec 13, 2019

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Product

Yamaha RX-V485BL
Onkyo TX-NR555

Model

RX-V485BL
TX-NR555

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Reviews

191
296

Amplifier

Channels

5.1
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/6 20Hz-20KHz
130/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-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
Double Bass Function, CinemaFILTER

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz
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

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora

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
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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

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

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant

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, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast
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, Dolby Pro Logic
has not

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
has not

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
460

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 17.3 x 37.8/17 x 6.7 x 14.5

Weight, kg/lbs

7.8/17.2
9.4/20.7
Yamaha RX-V485BL
Onkyo TX-NR555
Yamaha RX-V485BL
Onkyo TX-NR555

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.6
  • 7
  • 6.6Yamaha RX-V485BL
  • 7Onkyo TX-NR555

The Onkyo TX-NR555 is better receiver in this comparison - check Onkyo TX-NR555 price.