An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Onkyo TX-SR393 comparison definitely makes sense.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has 9.2 versus 5.2 for Onkyo TX-SR393. Regarding power, then AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 140/8, 220/4 when TX-SR393 has a power of 80/8, 155/6. The THD is 0.06% for the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 but 0.08% for the TX-SR393.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, ESS SABRE ( ES9007S) 384 KHz/32-bit for AVENTAGE RX-A2080 and AKM 384 KHz/32-bit for the TX-SR393. Only the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 supports Bi-amping feature. The Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the AVENTAGE RX-A2080 supports Spotify.
Both AV receivers support HDR10 technology (High dynamic range). Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K/60Hz signal when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. Both rivals can scale the resolution of the incoming HDMI signal. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is supported by these receivers.
The Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has 7/3 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 HDMI connectors of the Onkyo TX-SR393. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The HDMI eARC is available only on the AVENTAGE RX-A2080. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. The AVENTAGE RX-A2080 supports the protection of digital content of the standard HDCP 2.3, versus HDCP 2.2 in the TX-SR393. The AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
The AVENTAGE RX-A2080 supports 3 Multi-room zones, versus 2 for the TX-SR393. An ECO mode is only available for the AVENTAGE RX-A2080. The setup assistant will help you configure Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.