Onkyo TX-NR585 vs Denon AVR-X4100W review

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Onkyo TX-NR585 vs Denon AVR-X4100W review

Onkyo TX-NR585
vs
Denon AVR-X4100W

The Onkyo TX-NR585 vs Denon AVR-X4100W comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.

Amplifier

Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 7.2. Regarding power, then TX-NR585 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/8, 170/6 when AVR-X4100W has a power of 125/8, 165/6. The THD is 0.08% for the TX-NR585 but 0.05% for the AVR-X4100W.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit for TX-NR585 and 192 KHz/24-bit for the AVR-X4100W. Both the TX-NR585 and the AVR-X4100W support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The TX-NR585 can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio, and the AVR-X4100W can receive a content from Pandora, SiriusXM. 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. The AVR-X4100W can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the TX-NR585. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is supported by these receivers.

Extensive connections

The Onkyo TX-NR585 has 7/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/3 HDMI connectors of the Denon AVR-X4100W.Onkyo TX-NR585 connectionsDenon AVR-X4100W connections The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.

Additional features

The TX-NR585 supports 2 Multi-room zones, versus 3 for the AVR-X4100W. An ECO mode is only available for the AVR-X4100W. Both TX-NR585 and AVR-X4100W can be configured using the Setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the TX-NR585.

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General

Item

Onkyo TX-NR585
Denon AVR-X4100W

Model

TX-NR585
AVR-X4100W

Brand

Onkyo
Denon

Reviews

270
54

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 170/6
125/8, 165/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.05

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
Audyssey MultEQ XT32

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audio
Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey LFC, Compressed Audio Restorer

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio
Pandora, SiriusXM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/1
8/3

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

2/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

BT.2020, HLG
has not

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

iPhone, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

fluorescent
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

FlareConnect
has not

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

0
2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS-Neo:X

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

460
670

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.3 x 37.9/17 x 6.8 x 14.5
43.5 x 15.2 x 38.1/17 x 6.6 x 15.3

Weight, kg/lbs

12/26.5
12.2/27.8

Other

Release year

2018
2014
Onkyo TX-NR585
Denon AVR-X4100W
Onkyo TX-NR585
Denon AVR-X4100W

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

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  • 7.4
  • 8
  • 7.4Onkyo TX-NR585
  • 8Denon AVR-X4100W