The Denon AVR-S940H vs Yamaha RX-V583 comparison will be extremely helpful for people who want to get a great, powerful receiver with many functions.
AV receivers under review have the same number of channels. In terms of power, there are differences, the AVR-S940H has such a ratio W/Ohm - 90/8, 125/6, while the RX-V583 has a power of 80/8, 145/6. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the AVR-S940H it is 0.08%, but for the RX-V583 it is 0.09%.
The manufacturer installed different DACs, the AVR-S940H received the model 192 KHz/32-bit, but the RX-V583 is equipped with Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Yamaha RX-V583. Both Denon AVR-S940H and Yamaha RX-V583 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Wireless Internet access via WIFI is possible on both units. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The contenders have differences in the supported services from Apple - AirPlay, AirPlay 2 versus AirPlay respectively. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Denon AVR-S940H works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud, but the Yamaha RX-V583 works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora.
The HDR10 function is present in each of the rivals. The quality of 4K/60Hz signal remains unchanged when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector via HDMI for both receivers. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the AVR-S940H and the RX-V583. Each of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Each of the participants of the comparison has a Dolby Vision.
The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the AVR-S940H has 8/2, and the RX-V583 has 4/1. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the AVR-S940H and the RX-V583. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. The AVR-S940H has support for the standard HDCP 2.2, compared to the RX-V583, which supports the standard HDCP 2.3. In the presence of a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player only at Denon AVR-S940H.
Ability to create 2 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. For voice control in the AVR-S940H is used Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI, but in the RX-V583 is used Amazon Alexa. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Denon AVR-S940H and the Yamaha RX-V583 can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available both models. A DTS:X surround technology is supported by devices from our comparison.