The Denon AVR-S940H vs Yamaha RX-V675 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-V675 has a power of 90/8, 150/4. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the AVR-S940H it is 0.08%, but for the RX-V675 it is 0.09%.
The manufacturer installed different DACs, the AVR-S940H received the model 192 KHz/32-bit, but the RX-V675 is equipped with Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Yamaha RX-V675. Both Denon AVR-S940H and Yamaha RX-V675 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Wireless Internet connection via WIFI is only possible with AVR-S940H. 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-V675 works with Napster. 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-V675. 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-V675 has 6/1. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the AVR-S940H and the RX-V675. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. AVR-S940H and RX-V675 support the standard HDCP 2.2. 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. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Denon AVR-S940H can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available only in the AVR-S940H. Only in the AVR-S940H realized a DTS:X surround technology.