Yamaha RX-V685BL vs Onkyo TX-SR343

Yamaha RX-V685BL
vs
Onkyo TX-SR343

The Yamaha RX-V685BL vs Onkyo TX-SR343 comparison shows that these AV receivers have some important differences and common features. The RX-V685BL has 7.2 channels amplifier and the TX-SR343 5.1 channels. Only the RX-V685BL has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the RX-V685BL. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-V685BL has an overall score of 7.4 out of 10 vs 4.3 out of 10 for TX-SR343.

Advantages Yamaha RX-V685BL over Onkyo TX-SR343

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Includes automatic room EQ and speaker setup
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • HDMI eARC features compatible
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • HDR compatible
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Setup assistant
  • Multi-zone
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Rating 5 5

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Yamaha RX-V685BL

Yamaha RX-V685BL review

Dec 13, 2019

Yamaha’s RX-V685 AV Receiver offers a staggering amount of cutting-edge technology, such as Dolby Atmos, Multiroom connectivity, MusicCast and an option to use wireless rear speakers, but also ...

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Product

Yamaha RX-V685BL
Onkyo TX-SR343

Model

RX-V685BL
TX-SR343

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Reviews

364
100

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

90/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/4 1KHz
100/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 4
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
Theater-Dimensional, CinemaFILTER

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

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
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

5/2
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)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

1
3

Component input/output

1/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, AUX
phones, 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

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod

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
USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
has not

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

MusicCast
has not

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
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 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS Neo:6
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

AIFF
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

400
340

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.3

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.1 x 37.8/17 x 6.7 x 14.6
53.7 x 26.5 x 41.6/ 20.8 x 10.2 x 16.1

Weight, kg/lbs

10.5/23.1
10.5/22
Yamaha RX-V685BL
Onkyo TX-SR343
Yamaha RX-V685BL
Onkyo TX-SR343

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 7.4
  • 4.3
  • 7.4Yamaha RX-V685BL
  • 4.3Onkyo TX-SR343

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