Onkyo TX-RZ830 vs Yamaha RX-V475 review

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Onkyo TX-RZ830 vs Yamaha RX-V475 review

Onkyo TX-RZ830
vs
Yamaha RX-V475

An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Onkyo TX-RZ830 vs Yamaha RX-V475 comparison definitely makes sense.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Onkyo TX-RZ830 has 9.2 versus 5.1 for Yamaha RX-V475. Regarding power, then TX-RZ830 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 180/6 when RX-V475 has a power of 80/6. The THD is 0.08% for the TX-RZ830 but 0.09% for the RX-V475.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit for TX-RZ830 and Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit for the RX-V475. Only the TX-RZ830 supports Bi-amping feature. 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. 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. Both competitors are not able to scale the HDMI signal. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the TX-RZ830.

Extensive connections

The Onkyo TX-RZ830 has 7/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 5/1 HDMI connectors of the Yamaha RX-V475.Onkyo TX-RZ830 connectionsYamaha RX-V475 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. Both models support the standard HDCP 2.2. The TX-RZ830 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-V475. The setup assistant will help you configure Onkyo TX-RZ830.

Multichannel surround

Only the TX-RZ830 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the TX-RZ830.

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General

Item

Onkyo TX-RZ830
Yamaha RX-V475

Model

TX-RZ830
RX-V475

Brand

Onkyo
Yamaha

Reviews

104
217

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

180/6
80/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
6

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audio
CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT

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, TuneIn Radio
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2
5/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
5

Component input/output

2/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

HDMI, phones, setup mic
USB, 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 scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020
DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

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

Display

fluorescent
colour OSD

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
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
has not

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

Onkyo Controller app, FlareConnect
has not

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
0

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:6

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

850
270

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 20.1 x 39.8/17 x 7.8 x 15.3
43.5 x 16.1 x 31.5/17 x 6.3 x 12.2

Weight, kg/lbs

17/37.5
8.1/17.9

Other

Release year

2018
2013
Onkyo TX-RZ830
Yamaha RX-V475
Onkyo TX-RZ830
Yamaha RX-V475

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  • 8Onkyo TX-RZ830
  • 5.3Yamaha RX-V475