Onkyo TX-NR5100 vs Denon AVR-S570BT review

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Onkyo TX-NR5100 vs Denon AVR-S570BT review

Onkyo TX-NR5100
Denon AVR-S570BT

What is better - Onkyo TX-NR5100 vs Denon AVR-S570BT?


The number of channels for receivers is different - 7.2 versus 5.2, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the TX-NR5100 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 80/8, 165/6, while the AVR-S570BT has a power of 70/8, 90/6. A common feature for devices is the same total harmonic distortion - 0.08%.

Audio features

The manufacturer installed different DACs, the TX-NR5100 received the model 384 KHz/32-bit, but the AVR-S570BT is equipped with 192 KHz/32-bit. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Onkyo TX-NR5100. Both Onkyo TX-NR5100 and Denon AVR-S570BT can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The TX-NR5100 has access to the Spotify service.

Video features

The HDR10+ function is present in each of the rivals. The quality of 4K/120Hz 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 TX-NR5100 and the AVR-S570BT. 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 TX-NR5100 has 4/2, and the AVR-S570BT has 4/1.Onkyo TX-NR5100 connectionsDenon AVR-S570BT connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is supported by the TX-NR5100 and the AVR-S570BT. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. TX-NR5100 and AVR-S570BT support the standard HDCP 2.3. In the presence of a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player only at Onkyo TX-NR5100. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Onkyo TX-NR5100 and the Denon AVR-S570BT can be properly configured using the setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available only in the TX-NR5100. Only in the TX-NR5100 realized a DTS:X surround technology.

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Onkyo TX-NR5100
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