Yamaha RX-V683BL vs Marantz SR5010 review

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Yamaha RX-V683BL vs Marantz SR5010 review

Yamaha RX-V683BL
vs
Marantz SR5010

Yamaha RX-V683BL vs Marantz SR5010 – that is a question.

Amplifier

AV receivers under review have the same number of channels. In terms of power, there are differences, the RX-V683BL has such a ratio W/Ohm - 90/8, 150/4, while the SR5010 has a power of 100/8, 140/6. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the RX-V683BL it is 0.06%, but for the SR5010 it is 0.08%.

Audio features

The manufacturer installed different DACs, the RX-V683BL received the model Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit, but the SR5010 is equipped with 192 KHz/32-bit. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Yamaha RX-V683BL and Marantz SR5010 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet access via WIFI is possible on both units. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. Both devices can work with such Apple Music services: AirPlay. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Yamaha RX-V683BL works with Pandora, Sirius XM, Napster, JUKE, Qobuz, but the Marantz SR5010 works with Pandora, SiriusXM. The quality of 4K/60Hz signal remains unchanged when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector via HDMI for both receivers. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the RX-V683BL and the SR5010. Each of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Each of the participants of the comparison has a Dolby Vision.

Extensive connections

The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the RX-V683BL has 6/1, and the SR5010 has 8/2.Yamaha RX-V683BL connectionsMarantz SR5010 connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the RX-V683BL and the SR5010. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. RX-V683BL and SR5010 support the standard HDCP 2.2. In the presence of a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player only at Yamaha RX-V683BL.

Additional features

Ability to create 2 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. Voice control of the basic functions of the receiver is not realized in both models. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Yamaha RX-V683BL and the Marantz SR5010 can be properly configured using the setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available both models. A DTS:X surround technology is supported by devices from our comparison.

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General

Item

Yamaha RX-V683BL
Marantz SR5010

Model

RX-V683BL
SR5010

Brand

Yamaha
Marantz

Reviews

739
61

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

90/8, 150/4
100/8, 140/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
Audyssey MultEQ XT

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Enhancer(MDAX2)

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

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

Pandora, Sirius XM, Napster, JUKE, Qobuz
Pandora, SiriusXM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1
8/2

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)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

2
2

Composite input

1
2

Component input/output

1/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

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
analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

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

Additional features

Voice control

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
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

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast, AV Controller
Marantz AVR Remote App

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
1

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-EXPRESS
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround

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

400
650

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.2

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.1 x 37.8/17 x 6.7 x 14.6
43.5 x 16.1 x 33/17 x 6.3 x 13.6

Weight, kg/lbs

10/22
9.9/22.7

Other

Release year

2017
2015
Yamaha RX-V683BL
Marantz SR5010
Yamaha RX-V683BL
Marantz SR5010

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.1
  • 7.6
  • 7.1Yamaha RX-V683BL
  • 7.6Marantz SR5010

The Marantz SR5010 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz SR5010 price