What is better - Onkyo TX-SR353 vs Yamaha RX-V579BL?
The number of channels for receivers is different - 5.1 versus 7.2, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the TX-SR353 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 140/6, while the RX-V579BL has a power of 115/6. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the TX-SR353 it is 0.08%, but for the RX-V579BL it is 0.09%.
The manufacturer installed different DACs, the TX-SR353 received the model 192 KHz/24-bit, but the RX-V579BL is equipped with Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Yamaha RX-V579BL. The model RX-V579BL can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Wireless Internet connection via WIFI is only possible with RX-V579BL. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The RX-V579BL has access to the Spotify service.
Oddly enough, the support for the HDR function is not implemented in these units. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the TX-SR353 and the RX-V579BL. None of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Review participants do not have the Dolby Vision feature.
The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the TX-SR353 has 4/1, and the RX-V579BL has 6/1. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the TX-SR353 and the RX-V579BL. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. TX-SR353 and RX-V579BL support the standard HDCP 2.2. Unlike most receivers, our models do not have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. Voice control of the basic functions of the receiver is not realized in both models. There is an ECO mode in RX-V579BL. The Yamaha RX-V579BL can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
Generally no support for a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A DTS:X surround technology is not supported by devices from our comparison.