Yamaha RX-V485BL vs Onkyo TX-RZ630 review

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Yamaha RX-V485BL vs Onkyo TX-RZ630 review

Yamaha RX-V485BL
vs
Onkyo TX-RZ630

It makes sense comparing Yamaha RX-V485BL vs Onkyo TX-RZ630 because they both are able to give some premium features.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-V485BL has 5.1 versus 9.2 for Onkyo TX-RZ630. Regarding power, then RX-V485BL has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/6 when TX-RZ630 has a power of 90/8, 215/6. The THD is 0.09% for the RX-V485BL but 0.08% for the TX-RZ630.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit for RX-V485BL and AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit for the TX-RZ630. Both the RX-V485BL and the TX-RZ630 support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.

Connectivity

WI-FI modules have the same characteristics: 2.4/5GHz. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Yamaha RX-V485BL has support for AirPlay, AirPlay 2, and its competitor in our comparison - AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver.

Video features

Both AV receivers support HDR10 technology (High dynamic range). 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. The RX-V485BL can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the TX-RZ630. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is supported by these receivers.

Extensive connections

The Yamaha RX-V485BL has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 7/2 HDMI connectors of the Onkyo TX-RZ630.Yamaha RX-V485BL connectionsOnkyo TX-RZ630 connections The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The HDMI eARC is available only on the RX-V485BL. 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-RZ630 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.

Additional features

The RX-V485BL supports 2 Multi-room zones, versus 3 for the TX-RZ630. Supported voice control technologies are identical - Google Assistant. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-V485BL. Both RX-V485BL and TX-RZ630 can be configured using the Setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

Only the TX-RZ630 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the TX-RZ630.

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General

Item

Yamaha RX-V485BL
Onkyo TX-RZ630

Model

RX-V485BL
TX-RZ630

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Reviews

331
52

Amplifier

Channels

5.1
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/6
90/8, 215/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
5Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

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

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz
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 2
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
7/2

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)

1
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic, AUX
HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
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

BT.2020, HLG
BT.2020, HLG

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant
Google Assistant

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

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

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast
Onkyo Controller app

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS Neo:6
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

260
740

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.15

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 23.4 x 32.7/ 17 x 9 x 12.6
43.5 x 17.7 x 37.9/17 x 7.7 x 14.5

Weight, kg/lbs

7.8/17.2
13/28.7

Other

Release year

2018
2018
Yamaha RX-V485BL
Onkyo TX-RZ630
Yamaha RX-V485BL
Onkyo TX-RZ630

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  • 6.6
  • 7.8
  • 6.6Yamaha RX-V485BL
  • 7.8Onkyo TX-RZ630