Onkyo TX-SR353 vs Yamaha RX-V581

Onkyo TX-SR353
vs
Yamaha RX-V581

The Onkyo TX-SR353 vs Yamaha RX-V581 comparison shows that these AV receivers have some important differences and common features. The TX-SR353 has 5.1 channels amplifier and the RX-V581 7.2 channels. Only the RX-V581 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the RX-V581. We have evaluated both AV receivers, TX-SR353 has an overall score of 4 out of 10 vs 6.7 out of 10 for RX-V581.

Advantages Onkyo TX-SR353 over Yamaha RX-V581

  • Delivers 140W/6Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 115W/6Ohm

Advantages Yamaha RX-V581 over Onkyo TX-SR353

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • HDR compatible
  • 4K resolution video signal pass-through feature
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant
  • Multi-zone
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

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Onkyo TX-SR353

Onkyo TX-SR353 review

Dec 20, 2019

Soundbars definitely have their place, but if explosive surround-sound is what you’re dreaming of—without an eye-watering price tag—check out the all-new TX-SR353. Onkyo TX-SR353 re...

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Yamaha RX-V581

Yamaha RX-V581 review

Dec 27, 2019

Home-theater systems continue to conquer object-oriented formats - after running-in technologies on receivers of the upper price segment, more affordable models began to acquire Dolby Atmos and DTS: X...

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Common

Product

Onkyo TX-SR353
Yamaha RX-V581

Model

TX-SR353
RX-V581

Brand

Onkyo
Yamaha

Reviews

327
83

Amplifier

Channels

5.1
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

140/6 1KHz
115/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
6

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

has not
CINEMA DSP 3D

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Pandora, JUKE

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
4/1

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
1

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic
USB, phones, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI
analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

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

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, Android

Display

fluorescent
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
speaker

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

has not
MusicCast

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 Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-EXPRESS
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

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

210
260

Standby consumption, W

0.45
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 16.8 x 32.6/17 x 6.2 x 12.6
43.5 x 22.5 x 32.7/17 x 8.6 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

8/17
8.1/17.9
Onkyo TX-SR353
Yamaha RX-V581
Onkyo TX-SR353
Yamaha RX-V581

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4
  • 6.7
  • 4Onkyo TX-SR353
  • 6.7Yamaha RX-V581

The Yamaha RX-V581 is better receiver in this comparison - check Yamaha RX-V581 price.