Onkyo TX-SR383 vs Yamaha RX-A870BL

TX-SR383 vs RX-A870BL comparison chart

Onkyo TX-SR383 vs Yamaha RX-A870BL review

Onkyo TX-SR383
vs
Yamaha RX-A870BL

Here's an outline of the key differences: Onkyo TX-SR383 over the Yamaha RX-A870BL features. Both have 7.2 channel amplifiers. Only the RX-A870BL has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the RX-A870BL. We have evaluated both AV receivers, TX-SR383 has an overall score of 4.8 out of 10 vs 8.3 out of 10 for RX-A870BL.

Advantages Yamaha RX-A870BL over Onkyo TX-SR383

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Onkyo TX-SR383

Dec 13, 2019

Onkyo has expanded its line of AV receivers with the TX-SR383. The manufacturer positions the device as an inexpensive solution, prepared for current and upcoming formats. If you want to see Onkyo TX...

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Yamaha RX-A870BL

Dec 06, 2019

This 7.2-channel AVENTAGE network AV receiver features Dolby Atmos and DTS:X for surround sound realism. With the latest in HDMI technologies, experience movies in stunning 4K Ultra HD and high dynami...

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Product

Onkyo TX-SR383
Yamaha RX-A870BL

Model

TX-SR383
RX-A870BL

Brand

Onkyo
Yamaha

Reviews

265
32

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

100/8, 135/6
100/8

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.06

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit
Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Music Optimizer
CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
8/2

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

1
2

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
1

Component input/output

0/0
1/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

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

App control

iPhone, 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

USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

has not
MusicCast

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Pro Logic
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS-EXPRESS, DTS Neo:6 Cinema, DTS Neo:6 Music

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

270
400

Standby consumption, W

0.3
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 16.8 x 32.6/17 x 6.3 x 12.6
43.5 x 17.1 x 38.2/17 x 6.7 x 15

Weight, kg/lbs

8.2/17.6
10.5/23.2

Other

Release year

2018
2017
Onkyo TX-SR383
Yamaha RX-A870BL
Onkyo TX-SR383
Yamaha RX-A870BL

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.8
  • 8.3
  • 4.8Onkyo TX-SR383
  • 8.3Yamaha RX-A870BL

The Yamaha RX-A870BL is better receiver in this comparison - check Yamaha RX-A870BL price.