When customers compare the home theaters that come with about the same price and the similar features, it’s a daunting task. Is Denon AVRS930H vs Yamaha RX-V683BL more powerful and feature-rich? Which amp sounds better? Let’s go into details.
Denon AVRS930H stands out by the innovative HEOS wireless technology that enables users to streamline music and control it from anywhere within the house. It comes with the beneficial HEOS app. Meanwhile, it works only with HEOS speakers and transmission via Bluetooth is not possible, only via Wi-Fi. Its Alexa connectivity features are limited, but it provides great audio experience. It seems that Dolby Atmos and DTS: X formats that both receivers support are great and innovative, but the Denon device features also DTS Neutral:X technology that enables the users to listen to various DVD and Blu-Ray content that is not DTS:X encoded. On the other hand, Yamaha RX-V683BL is equipped with MultiCast speakers and YPAO calibration system that makes the setup process as easy as possible. Additionally, the users like the AVR, but not the Yamaha device’s BT (Bluetooth) antenna.
Being the most advanced S-series home theater, Denon AVRS930H is more feature-rich versus its Yamaha counterpart. It comes with the maximum number of HDMI inputs and outputs, but it still has no phono input, being not compatible with turntables. 6 outputs would be quite sufficient for Yamaha RX-V683BL, but it still experiences lack of analog inputs. Both AV receivers are easy to set up and install. Meanwhile, the Yamaha amp’s owner manual is extremely long, coming with more than 180 pages. Additionally, it is recommended for young people that are used to innovative technologies. Some users also don’t like the Denon amp’s manual, calling it “inadequate” and the remote that is not universal and low-end. The Yamaha amp’s remote is simple and intuitive but overstuffed with buttons.
It’s really difficult to compare Yamaha RX-V683BL vs Denon AVRS930H in terms of audio quality, as both of them sound great. The Denon device stands out by impressive midrange, 3D sound, powerful surround effects. Yamaha’s sound is clean, robust and real, but neutral, standing out by precise, clear vocals.
Denon AVRS930H versus its Yamaha counterpart is a bit more feature-rich. It comes with more inputs and outputs. Meanwhile, Yamaha RX-V683BL is still equipped with a phono input, Music Cast and YPAO sound quality optimization that offers great listening experience to the users.
The home theater is up-to-date, feature-rich, easy to calibrate, setup and use. It comes with the innovative formats, multiple streaming features and YPAO optimization technology. The only drawback is lack of inputs, but it still has a phono input that is essential to connect turntables.
The A/V receiver is advanced and versatile. It comes with the innovative HEOS technology, multiple formats, inputs and outputs, but for the phono one. It sounds great, easily connects to Wi-Fi, the app is often updated.