Yamaha RX-V675 vs Onkyo TX-8260 review

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Yamaha RX-V675 vs Onkyo TX-8260 review

Yamaha RX-V675
vs
Onkyo TX-8260

It makes sense comparing Yamaha RX-V675 vs Onkyo TX-8260 because they both are able to give some premium features.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-V675 has 7.2 versus 2.0 for Onkyo TX-8260. Regarding power, then RX-V675 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 90/8, 150/4 when TX-8260 has a power of 80/8, 160/6. The THD is the same and is 0.09%.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit for RX-V675 and AK4452 384 KHz/32-bit for the TX-8260. Only the RX-V675 supports Bi-amping feature. The Yamaha RX-V675 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.

Connectivity

Only the Onkyo TX-8260 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The RX-V675 can work with the audio stream from Napster, and the TX-8260 can receive a content from TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio.

Video features

HDR is not available on each model. Only the RX-V675 provides HDMI signal transmission in standby mode. The RX-V675 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the TX-8260. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the RX-V675. Only the RX-V675 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present in only the RX-V675. The TX-8260 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.

Additional features

Each of the AV receivers from our review supports 2 Multi-room zones. A voice control is not available. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-V675. Unfortunately, the setup assistant is not available in each of the models.

Multichannel surround

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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General

Item

Yamaha RX-V675
Onkyo TX-8260

Model

RX-V675
TX-8260

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Reviews

683
40

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
2.0

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

90/8, 150/4
80/8, 160/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit
AK4452 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
WRAT

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
2 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Napster
TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1
0/0

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

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

2
2

Composite input

4
0

Component input/output

2/1
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, phones

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

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
has not

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, 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
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

has not
Onkyo Controller app

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic
has not

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS-Neo:6
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

400
230

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.1 x 36.4/17 x 6.7 x 14.1
43.5 x 15 x 32.8/ 17 x 6.5 x 13

Weight, kg/lbs

10/22.1
8.3/18.3

Other

Release year

2013
2017
Yamaha RX-V675
Onkyo TX-8260
Yamaha RX-V675
Onkyo TX-8260

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  • 6.7Yamaha RX-V675
  • 6Onkyo TX-8260