Onkyo TX-SR343 vs Yamaha RX-V4A comparison definitely makes sense.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Onkyo TX-SR343 has 5.1 versus 5.2 for Yamaha RX-V4A. Regarding power, then TX-SR343 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 100/6 when RX-V4A has a power of 80/6. The THD is 0.08% for the TX-SR343 but 0.06% for the RX-V4A. Only the RX-V4A supports Bi-amping feature. The Yamaha RX-V4A can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the RX-V4A supports Spotify. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. The RX-V4A can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the TX-SR343. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the RX-V4A.
Each receiver has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The HDMI eARC is available only on the RX-V4A. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. The TX-SR343 supports the protection of digital content of the standard HDCP 2.2, versus HDCP 2.3 in the RX-V4A. Receivers do not have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-V4A. The setup assistant will help you configure Yamaha RX-V4A.
None of the rivals equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The receivers do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.