What is better - Yamaha RX-V385 vs Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10?
The number of channels for receivers is different - 5.1 versus 2.0, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the RX-V385 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 70/6, while the Topaz SR10 has a power of 85/8. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the RX-V385 it is 0.09%, but for the Topaz SR10 it is 0.01%. None of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. The model RX-V385 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Wireless connection to the Internet via WIFI can not be performed on these receivers. There is a Bluetooth protocol at the RX-V385. Spotify is not available for these receivers. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode can provide only the RX-V385. Video scaling is only possible with the RX-V385. Operation with the Dolby Vision is only possible with the RX-V385. HDMI Audio Return Channel is only available on Yamaha RX-V385. HDMI eARC is only supported by the RX-V385. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that only the Yamaha RX-V385 has HDMI CEC. In the presence of a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player only at Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10. Voice control of the basic functions of the receiver is not realized in both models. There is an ECO mode in RX-V385. None of these units can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
Generally no support for a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A DTS:X surround technology is not supported by devices from our comparison.