The Yamaha RX-V485 vs Yamaha R-N602 comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-V485 has 5.1 versus 2.0 for Yamaha R-N602. Regarding power, then RX-V485 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 145/6 1KHz when R-N602 has a power of 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 105/4 1KHz. The THD is 0.09% for the RX-V485 but 0.04% for the R-N602.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit for RX-V485 and Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit for the R-N602. Only the RX-V485 supports Bi-amping feature. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Both models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. 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 R-N602 can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Sirius XM, Napster. Only the RX-V485 provides HDMI signal transmission in standby mode. The RX-V485 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the R-N602. 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 R-N602 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. The RX-V485 supports voice control via Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, and the R-N602 - Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. 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.
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