It makes sense comparing Yamaha RX-V485 vs Integra DTM-6 because they both are able to give some premium features.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-V485 has 5.1 versus 2.0 for Integra DTM-6. Regarding power, then RX-V485 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/8, 145/6 when DTM-6 has a power of 80/8. The THD is 0.09% for the RX-V485 but 0.08% for the DTM-6.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit for RX-V485 and AK4438 384 KHz/32-bit for the DTM-6. Only the RX-V485 supports Bi-amping feature. The Yamaha RX-V485 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha RX-V485 has support for AirPlay, AirPlay 2, and its competitor in our comparison - AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The RX-V485 can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, and the DTM-6 can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio. Only the RX-V485 provides HDMI signal transmission in standby mode. The RX-V485 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the DTM-6. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the RX-V485. Only the RX-V485 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The HDMI eARC is available only on the RX-V485. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present in only the RX-V485. The DTM-6 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
Each of the AV receivers from our review supports 2 Multi-room zones. The RX-V485 supports voice control via Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, and the DTM-6 - Google Assistant. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-V485. The setup assistant will help you configure Yamaha RX-V485.
None of the rivals equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The receivers do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.