Yamaha RX-V685BL vs Yamaha RX-V683BL

Yamaha RX-V685BL vs Yamaha RX-V683BL

Yamaha RX-V685BL review

The Yamaha RX-V685 can produce 90 watts per channel. If compare Yamaha RX-V685BL vs Yamaha RX-V683BL, the RX-V683BL works at higher impedance than RX-V685BL – 8 Ohm vs 6 Ohm. And both receivers cannot work with speakers in Third-zone. It also works with native 4K Ultra HD, HDR video with Hybrid Log-Gamma and Dolby Vision support. The surround sound created due to Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. The RX-V685BL is the network receiver and the user has access to many music streaming services. The certain functions of the receiver can be controlled via Amazon Alexa.

Yamaha RX-V683BL review

The Yamaha RX-V683BL has several configurations, including 5.1.2 or 7.1 configurations with a Second-zone, or an isolated 5.1 configuration for the front speakers, and all this is easily tuned using the on-screen menu. The total operational power is 610 into 8 ohms which is a lower versus Yamaha RX-V685BL which has the 650W. All DTS and Dolby technologies are supported by RX-V683, with DSP 3D, as well as high-resolution audio formats. On the video features, the RX-V683 supports 4K resolution at 60 Hz, including Hybrid Log Gamma, Dolby Vision, and HDR10.

Yamaha RX-V685BL pros and cons

Pros

  • There is a sound return channel (ARC)
  • Wireless connection is good and stable

Cons

  • Input switching from one input to others takes time for it
  • The fine-tuning is impossible without TV

Yamaha RX-V683BL pros and cons

Pros

  • At the application, the user can full status of receiver - scenes, inputs, and surround sound modes
  • The RX-V638BL can produce the same image into 2 TVs due to 2 HDMI outs

Cons

  • The Spotify works well only with a premium subscription
  • No Google Play Music functionality or Chromecast

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Common

Product

Yamaha RX-V685BL
Yamaha RX-V683BL

Model

RX-V685BL
RX-V683BL

Brand

Yamaha
Yamaha

Rating

4.2 of 5
4.2 of 5

Reviews

68
307

Amplifier

Total output power, W

650 W
610 W

Output power per channel, W

90 W
105 W, 150 W, 90 W

Output impedance, Ohm

4 Ohm, 6 Ohm
8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion, THD

0.08 %
0.09 %

Channels

7
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

101 dB
100 dB

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

Ethernet (RJ45)

USB

Connector type

HDMI inputs

5
6

HDMI outputs

2
1

AV inputs

7
1

Optical digital inputs

2
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital inputs

2
2

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
2

USB

1
1

Phones

1
1

Sound features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

32bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Additional features

Speaker A/B switching

Dual-zone capability

Three-zone capability

Bi-amping

Pure direct

Advanced sound retriever (ASR)

Audio return channel (ARC)

Smartphone remote control

Apple Air-play support

Signal processing

HDMI signal pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion
HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D signal pass-through

Audio formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

AIFF

WAV

FLAC

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Radio

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Number of preset station

40

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption, W

260 W

Standby consumption, W

0.1 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D

14.9 x 17.1 x 6.7 inches
14.9 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches

Weight

23.1 pounds
22 pounds
Yamaha RX-V685BL
Yamaha RX-V683BL
Yamaha RX-V685BL
Yamaha RX-V683BL

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