The present review is aimed to compare two AV receivers - Yamaha RX-V675 vs Onkyo TX-SR353 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-V675 has 7.2 versus 5.1 for Onkyo TX-SR353. Regarding power, then RX-V675 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 90/8, 150/4 when TX-SR353 has a power of 140/6. The THD is 0.09% for the RX-V675 but 0.08% for the TX-SR353.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit for RX-V675 and 192 KHz/24-bit for the TX-SR353. Only the RX-V675 supports Bi-amping feature. The Yamaha RX-V675 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the RX-V675 supports Spotify.
HDR is not available on each model. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. The RX-V675 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the TX-SR353. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the RX-V675.
The Yamaha RX-V675 has 6/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 HDMI connectors of the Onkyo TX-SR353. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. Both models support the standard HDCP 2.2. Receivers do not have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. A voice control is not available. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-V675. Unfortunately, the setup assistant is not available in each of the models.
None of the rivals equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The receivers do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.