Onkyo TX-SR353 vs Marantz SR5010 – that is a question.
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 SR5010 has a power of 100/8, 140/6. A common feature for devices is the same total harmonic distortion - 0.08%.
The manufacturer installed different DACs, the TX-SR353 received the model 192 KHz/24-bit, but the SR5010 is equipped with 192 KHz/32-bit. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Marantz SR5010. The model SR5010 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Wireless Internet connection via WIFI is only possible with SR5010. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The SR5010 has access to the Spotify service.
Support for the HDR function can only boast of the SR5010. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the TX-SR353 and the SR5010. Video scaling is only possible with the SR5010. Operation with the Dolby Vision is only possible with the SR5010.
The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the TX-SR353 has 4/1, and the SR5010 has 8/2. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the TX-SR353 and the SR5010. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. TX-SR353 and SR5010 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 SR5010. The Marantz SR5010 can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available only in the SR5010. Only in the SR5010 realized a DTS:X surround technology.