The Onkyo TX-NR555 vs Yamaha RX-A1060BL comparison will be extremely helpful for people who want to get a great, powerful receiver with many functions.
AV receivers under review have the same number of channels. In terms of power, there are differences, the TX-NR555 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 130/6, while the RX-A1060BL has a power of 110/8. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the TX-NR555 it is 0.08%, but for the RX-A1060BL it is 0.06%.
The manufacturer installed different DACs, the TX-NR555 received the model Hi-Grade 384 KHz/32-bit, but the RX-A1060BL is equipped with ESS 192 KHz/24-bit. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Onkyo TX-NR555 and Yamaha RX-A1060BL can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. 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 Onkyo TX-NR555 works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, but the Yamaha RX-A1060BL works with Deezer, TIDAL, Sirius XM, Napster. 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 TX-NR555 and the RX-A1060BL. Video scaling is only possible with the RX-A1060BL. Operation with the Dolby Vision is only possible with the RX-A1060BL.
The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the TX-NR555 has 6/1, and the RX-A1060BL has 8/3. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the TX-NR555 and the RX-A1060BL. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that only the Onkyo TX-NR555 has HDMI CEC. TX-NR555 and RX-A1060BL support the standard HDCP 2.2. Like most receivers, our models have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
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. None of these units can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available both models. A DTS:X surround technology is supported by devices from our comparison.