Yamaha RX-V779BL vs Onkyo TX-NR555

Yamaha RX-V779BL
vs
Onkyo TX-NR555

An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha RX-V779BL vs Onkyo TX-NR555 comparison definitely makes sense. Both have 7.2 channel amplifiers. 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-V779BL has an overall score of 7.5 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for TX-NR555.

Advantages Yamaha RX-V779BL over Onkyo TX-NR555

  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Phono (MM) input
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Rating 5 5

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Yamaha RX-V779BL

Yamaha RX-V779BL review

Sep 23, 2019

In this Yamaha RX-V779BL review we considered hi-end home theatre receiver with a support HDCP2.2, 4K 50/60 FPS, Cinema DSP, an auto EQ. Yamaha RX-V779BL can produce up to 95W per channel in stereo...

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Product

Yamaha RX-V779BL
Onkyo TX-NR555

Model

RX-V779BL
TX-NR555

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Reviews

20
301

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

95/8 20Hz-20KHz, 160/4 1KHz
130/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 4
6

Frequency response

20Hz-20KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-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 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass
Double Bass Function, CinemaFILTER

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

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

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Sirius XM, Napster, JUKE, Rhapsody
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/2
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)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

4
2

Component input/output

2/1
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

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

Additional features

Voice control

App control

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

Display

fluorescent
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, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast, AV Controller
FlareConnect

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
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-ES, DTS Neo:6 Cinema, DTS Neo:6 Music, DTS 96/24, DTS-EXPRESS
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

270
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 17.1 x 37.9/17 x 6.7 x 14.6
43.5 x 17.3 x 37.8/17 x 6.7 x 14.5

Weight, kg/lbs

10.6/23.4
9.4/20.7
Yamaha RX-V779BL
Onkyo TX-NR555
Yamaha RX-V779BL
Onkyo TX-NR555

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 7
  • 7.5Yamaha RX-V779BL
  • 7Onkyo TX-NR555

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