The Yamaha RX-V385 vs Cambridge Audio AXR100 comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-V385 has 5.1 versus 2.0 for Cambridge Audio AXR100. Regarding power, then RX-V385 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 70/6 when AXR100 has a power of 100/8. The THD is 0.09% for the RX-V385 but 0.01% for the AXR100.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit for RX-V385 and 192 KHz/32-bit for the AXR100. None of the models support Bi-amping. The Yamaha RX-V385 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Competitors do not have built-in Spotify service. Only the RX-V385 provides HDMI signal transmission in standby mode. The RX-V385 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the AXR100. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the RX-V385. Only the RX-V385 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The HDMI eARC is available only on the RX-V385. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present in only the RX-V385. The AXR100 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. A voice control is not available. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-V385. Unfortunately, the setup assistant is not available in each of the models.
None of the rivals equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The receivers do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.