Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Onkyo TX-NR696

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
vs
Onkyo TX-NR696

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Onkyo TX-NR696: which would you get for the best home entertainment experience? The AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has 9.2 channels amplifier and the TX-NR696 7.2 channels. Both receivers have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has an overall score of 8.6 out of 10 vs 7.6 out of 10 for TX-NR696.

Advantages Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 over Onkyo TX-NR696

  • HDMI eARC features compatible

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
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Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 review

Dec 13, 2019

Yamaha chose the abbreviation as the name for the elite Aventage series of its receivers, which is formed by the initial letters of the words that make up the phrase "AV Entertainment of the New Cent...

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Onkyo TX-NR696

Onkyo TX-NR696 review

Dec 27, 2019

The Onkyo TX-NR696 AV receiver is a modern model, equipped with a wide range of the latest technologies, and at the same time offered at a very reasonable cost. This unit is able to become the basis o...

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Product

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
Onkyo TX-NR696

Model

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
TX-NR696

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Reviews

37
68

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

140/8 20Hz-20KHz, 220/4 1KHz
165/6 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)

ESS SABRE ( ES9007S) 384 KHz/32-bit
AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
Advanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audio

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 2
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Sirius XM, Napster, Qobuz
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/3
7/2

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

3
1

Coaxial digital input

3
1

Composite input

4
0

Component input/output

2/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
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

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

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Google Assistant

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

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

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast
FlareConnect

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

2
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

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-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

490
570

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.15

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 19.2 x 47.4/17 x 7.5 x 18.5
43.5 x 17.3 x 37.9/17 x 6.8 x 14.5

Weight, kg/lbs

17/37.5
12.5/26.4
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
Onkyo TX-NR696
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
Onkyo TX-NR696

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.6
  • 7.6
  • 8.6Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
  • 7.6Onkyo TX-NR696

The Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 price