Popular receiver comparisons 2023

  • Onkyo TX-RZ830 review Denon AVR-X3600H review

    Onkyo TX-RZ830 vs Denon AVR-X3600H

    The Denon AVR-X3600H AV receiver with nine discrete amplifiers on board is capable of decoding DTS:X and Dolby Atmos object-oriented 3D sound formats in the maximum possible 7.2.2-channel configuration or in 7.2.4-channel using an additional stereo power. Available in DTS Virtual:X format and Dolby Atmos Height Virtualiz...
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  • Yamaha R-N602 review Onkyo TX-8260 review

    Yamaha R-N602 vs Onkyo TX-8260

    Onkyo TX-8260 is the device powered by the WRAT amplifier and produces up to 70 W/channel at 8 Ohm. The receiver is equipped with an audio processor - AKM AK4452VN, which features low distortion filtering technologies suitable for the frequency response of high-resolution audio. Also, the device has good network features. Built-...
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  • Yamaha RX-V485 review Yamaha RX-S602 review

    Yamaha RX-V485 vs RX-S602

    The output power of this unit reaches 125 watts per channel at 8 ohms. 5.1-channel network AV receiver with high-quality sound and convenient functions, including AirPlay, and support for MusicCast. The Yamaha RX-S602 AV receiver supports a large number of audio formats, including Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio. 192 k...
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  • Sony STR-DH590 review Sony STR-DH790 review

    Sony STR-DH590 vs STR-DH790

    STR-DH590 is a good receiver with its support for end-to-end 4K HDR transmission, as well as technology for custom surround sound and Dolby Vision and a realistic image is achieved due to the contrast with a detailed study of dark and light areas (HDR). However, in the comparison Sony STR-DH590 vs Sony STR-DH790, DH590 loses...
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  • Denon AVR-X3500H review Denon AVR-X2600H review

    Denon AVR-X3500H vs AVR-X2600H

    This is a Denon mid-range device with a declared power of 95 W/channel, which is slightly less compared versus its competitor with 105 W/channel. For the X2600, 7.2 channels can be assigned in 5.2.2 configuration for Dolby Atmos and DTS: X formats. As a "brain" is used the proven 32-bit quad-core DSP Cirrus Logic. ...
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  • Yamaha RX-V483BL review Yamaha RX-V485 review

    Yamaha RX-V483BL vs RX-V485

    The 5.1-channel amplifier on board, can provide power when loading one channel at 165 W (at 8 Ohms) or 115 W (6 Ohms). Yamaha's exclusive Cinema DSP technology supports HD Audio playback (Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, and others), providing natural and expansive audio visualization. YPAO (Yamaha Parametric room Acou...
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  • Yamaha RX-V485 review Yamaha RX-V475 review

    Yamaha RX-V485 vs RX-V475

    At first glance 485th model has no differences from 475. Both have 5.1 channels, but what if we look deeper? Here we have 145/6 W/Ohm of power output vs 80/6. Digital video switching includes four inputs and one HDMI output with support for 4K and HDR, including Dolby Vision. A Full HD or lower resolution back-up signal can ...
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  • Yamaha RX-V485 review Denon AVR-X1500H review

    Yamaha RX-V485 vs Denon AVR-X1500H

    The 5.1-channel amplifier on board can provide power when loading one channel at 165 W (at 8 Ohms). The AV receiver is equipped with fully discrete power amplifiers to minimize distortion and use independent clean power sources for analog and digital circuits. The receiver is equipped with 384 kHz / 32-bit premium DACs -...
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  • Yamaha R-N602 review Denon DRA-800H review

    Yamaha R-N602 vs Denon DRA-800H

    What if we compare Denon DRA-800H vs Yamaha R-N602? These are 2.0-channelled devices where the first one has 100W at 8 Ohms. The second one owns 80/8 W/Ohm. The stereo receiver has 5 HDMI input ports supporting 4K / 60 Hz, the latest HDCP 2.3, and Dolby Vision, HLG and HDR10 video standards with extended dynamic range. The HDM...
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  • Yamaha RX-V485 review Pioneer VSX-933 review

    Yamaha RX-V485 vs Pioneer VSX-933

    Each unit has 80/8 W/Ohm power output. However, their channels quantity is different. We can see Yamaha’s 5.1 vs 7.2 from Pioneer. One of the most important distinguishing features of the Yamaha RX-V485 is the updated CINEMA DSP 3D processor. The company once again upgraded the database of measurements of the best co...
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  • Marantz NR1607 review Marantz NR1608 review

    Marantz NR1607 vs NR1608

    The NR1608 is the new flagship device supporting 4K / 60 video with HDCP 2.2. The model has a 7-channel amplifier and can operate a 5.1.2-channel configuration with Dolby Atmos and DTS: X. The power of the amplifier is 50 W/channel, which is not much versus the Marantz NR1607 since the NR1607 produces 50 W (min) – 90 W...
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  • Marantz NR1609 review Marantz NR1200 review

    Marantz NR1609 vs NR1200

    What if we take a look at Marantz NR1609 vs Marantz NR1200? These units are 7.2 and 2.0-channelled. Their RMS is 50/8 and 75/8 W/Ohm respectively. The Marantz NR1609 has a low body and provides full three-dimensional sound thanks to the support of the DTS:X and Dolby Atmos formats in 5.1.2-channel configuration. The model ...
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  • Denon AVR-X2600H review Marantz NR1710 review

    Denon AVR-X2600H vs Marantz NR1710

    Comparing these 7.2-channelled receivers Marantz NR1710 vs Denon AVR-X2600H we can see that the first has 50/8 while his opponent boasts 95/8 W/Ohm. The Marantz NR1710 receiver can be used as a streamer that allows you to listen to audio (including the Hi-Res formats ALAC, FLAC and WAV up to 24 bit / 192 kHz and DSD up...
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  • Denon AVR-X3500H review Marantz SR5014 review

    Denon AVR-X3500H vs Marantz SR5014

    Denon AVR-X3500H is equipped with amplifiers with high-current output stages and, thanks to a powerful power supply unit, is able to fully pump even large floor acoustics. For the sound processing in this model, a 4-core DSP with high data processing speed, as well as 32-bit AKM DACs in each channel are responsible. The ...
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  • Denon AVR-S750H review Onkyo TX-NR696 review

    Denon AVR-S750H vs Onkyo TX-NR696

    Comparing Denon AVR-S750H vs Onkyo TX-NR696 let’s see that two 7.2-channelled devices have RMS of 110/6 and 165/6 W/Ohm respectively. On board the Denon AVR-S750H there are six HDMI inputs (one on the front panel) that support 4K Ultra HD / 60 Hz, HDCP 2.3 protocol and video standards HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG. The...
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  • Denon AVR-S640H review Denon AVR-S650H review

    Denon AVR-S640H vs AVR-S650H

    Denon AVR-S650H occupies a junior position in the branded line of AV-receivers with the index “S”. The device supports Ultra HD resolution (4K / 60 Hz) and has five high-current amplifiers equipped with discrete elements and able to cope even with low-impedance speakers. The model works with most relevant mod...
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  • Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A1080 review Denon AVR-X4500H review

    Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A1080 vs Denon AVR-X4500H

    Comparing Denon AVR-X4500H vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A1080 I can say that Denon has 9.2 channels and RMS of 125/8 W/Ohm, while Yamaha owns 7.2 configuration and 110W at 8 Ohms. All eight HDMI inputs of the AV receiver support 4K video transmission (HDR, Dolby Vision, HLG) and HDCP 2.2. In addition, the De...
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  • Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 review Denon AVR-X4500H review

    Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 vs Denon AVR-X4500H

    Comparing Denon AVR-X4500H vs Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A3080 take a look at the fact that their RMS is 125/8 and 150/8 W/Ohm respectively. The channel quantity is equal - 9.2 channels each. The AV receiver is equipped with decoders for all existing surround sound formats, including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X and Au...
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  • Yamaha RX-A780 review Denon AVR-X2600H review

    Yamaha RX-A780 vs Denon AVR-X2600H

    The AV receiver is equipped with an automatic calibration system for the Audyssey MultEQ XT home theater system with a remote microphone. To play streaming music and integrate into the multi-room system, the Denon AVR-X2600H is equipped with HEOS proprietary technology. It allows you to play music with various services, ...
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  • Onkyo TX-8270 review Marantz NR1200 review

    Onkyo TX-8270 vs Marantz NR1200

    The Marantz NR1200 model uses an 8-channel AK4458 microchip in differential switching, that is, in fact, two DACs are involved in each channel of the stereo receiver. This solution allowed us to obtain the best signal to noise ratio, reduce distortion and expand the dynamic range of sound. The Marantz NR1200 plays High Resolut...
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