Yamaha A-S501 vs Onkyo A-9150

A-S501 vs A-9150 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha A-S501
8.7
Onkyo A-9150
8
9
7
10
10

Yamaha A-S501 vs Onkyo A-9150 review

Yamaha A-S501
vs
Onkyo A-9150

What are the main differences between the Yamaha A-S501 vs Onkyo A-9150 and which integrated amp is better? Based on our rating, A-S501 has a total rating of 8.7 out of 10 vs 8 out of 10 for A-9150.

Advantages Yamaha A-S501 over Onkyo A-9150

  • Better Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) in stereo: 0.01% vs 0.08%
  • Can be pure amplifier without any sound processing with Pure direct mode
  • Subwoofer output lets you connect an optional powered sub
  • USB port

Advantages Onkyo A-9150 over Yamaha A-S501

  • Better signal-to-noise ratio: 107dB vs 99dB

Common strengths

  • Have speaker A/B switching
  • Bass control available
  • Treble control available
  • Balance control available
  • Optical digital inputs
  • Coaxial digital inputs
  • Moving Magnet (MM) Phono stage
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Rating 3.7 3.7
Yamaha A-S501

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Common

Product

Yamaha A-S501
Onkyo A-9150

Model

A-S501
A-9150

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Reviews

378
34

Amplifier

Channels

2
2

Power output (RMS), W/Ohm

170/8, 200/6
60/8, 120/4

Power output per channel, W/Ohm

85/8, 100/6
30/8, 60/4

Output Impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 4

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100 KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.01
0.08

Signal-to-noise ratio, dB

99
107

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Ak4452 768 KHz/32-bit

Speaker A/B switching

Pure direct mode

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

Control

Bass

Treble

Balance

Remote control

Extensive connection

Optical digital input/output

1/0
2/0

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

1
1

Subwoofer output

1
0

Headphone outputs

1
1

USB

1
0

Preamplifier outputs (pair)

0
1

Main inputs (pair)

0
1

Line level inputs (pair)

8
6

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

Record outputs (pair)

2
0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

RS-232

0
0

Additional features

Auto power off

Built-in display

Power

Power consumption, W

240
160

Power consumption standby, W

0.5
0.2

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15 x 38.7/17.1 x 6 x 15.2
43.5 x 13.9 x 33.1/17.1 x 5.4 x 13

Weight, kg/lbs

10.3/22.7
11.5/20.3
Yamaha A-S501
Onkyo A-9150
Yamaha A-S501
Onkyo A-9150

Integrated amplifiers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.7
  • 8
  • 8.7Yamaha A-S501
  • 8Onkyo A-9150

The Yamaha A-S501 is better integrated amplifier in this comparison - check Yamaha A-S501 price.