Onkyo TX-NR575 vs Yamaha RX-V485 review

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Onkyo TX-NR575
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Yamaha RX-V485

It makes sense comparing Onkyo TX-NR575 vs Yamaha RX-V485 because they both are able to give some premium features.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Onkyo TX-NR575 has 7.2 versus 5.1 for Yamaha RX-V485. Regarding power, then TX-NR575 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 135/6 1KHz when RX-V485 has a power of 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 145/6 1KHz. The THD is 0.08% for the TX-NR575 but 0.09% for the RX-V485.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 384 KHz/32-bit for TX-NR575 and Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit for the RX-V485. Both the TX-NR575 and the RX-V485 support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The TX-NR575 can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio, and the RX-V485 can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM.

Video features

Both AV receivers support HDR10 technology (High dynamic range). Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K 60p 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-V485 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the TX-NR575. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is supported by these receivers.

Extensive connections

Each receiver has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs.Onkyo TX-NR575 connectionsYamaha RX-V485 connections The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The HDMI eARC is available only on the RX-V485. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. The TX-NR575 supports the protection of digital content of the standard HDCP 2.2, versus HDCP 2.3 in the RX-V485. The TX-NR575 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. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-V485. Both TX-NR575 and RX-V485 can be configured using the Setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

Only the TX-NR575 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the TX-NR575.

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Common

Product

Onkyo TX-NR575
Yamaha RX-V485

Model

TX-NR575
RX-V485

Brand

Onkyo
Yamaha

Reviews

288
331

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

135/6 1KHz
80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 145/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p
4K 60p

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

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri

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

IP Control
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, phones, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

FlareConnect
MusicCast

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

Auro-3D

Power

Operational power consumption, W

480
260

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.3 x 32.8/17 x 6.8 x 13
43.5 x 16.1 x 32.7/17 x 6.3 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

9/20.7
7.8/17.2
Onkyo TX-NR575
Yamaha RX-V485
Onkyo TX-NR575
Yamaha RX-V485

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

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  • 7
  • 7.4
  • 7Onkyo TX-NR575
  • 7.4Yamaha RX-V485

The Yamaha RX-V485 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha RX-V485 price

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