Onkyo TX-NR676 vs Onkyo TX-SR353 review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Onkyo TX-NR676
vs
Onkyo TX-SR353

The present review is aimed to compare two AV receivers - Onkyo TX-NR676 vs Onkyo TX-SR353 that are meant to satisfy the needs of cinema and music lovers.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Onkyo TX-NR676 has 7.2 versus 5.1 for Onkyo TX-SR353. Regarding power, then TX-NR676 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 165/6 1KHz when TX-SR353 has a power of 140/6 1KHz. The THD is the same and is 0.08%.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit for TX-NR676 and 192 KHz/24-bit for the TX-SR353. Only the TX-NR676 supports Bi-amping feature. The Onkyo TX-NR676 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the TX-NR676 supports Spotify. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. Both competitors are not able to scale the HDMI signal. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the TX-NR676.

Extensive connections

The Onkyo TX-NR676 has 7/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 4/1 HDMI connectors of the Onkyo TX-SR353.Onkyo TX-NR676 connectionsOnkyo TX-SR353 connections 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. The TX-NR676 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. A voice control is not available. An ECO mode is only available for the TX-NR676. The setup assistant will help you configure Onkyo TX-NR676.

Multichannel surround

Only the TX-NR676 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the TX-NR676.

Add receiver to comparison
We didn't find anything to show here

Common

Product

Onkyo TX-NR676
Onkyo TX-SR353

Model

TX-NR676
TX-SR353

Brand

Onkyo
Onkyo

Reviews

288
59

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

165/6 1KHz
140/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio
has not

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

BT.2020
DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
has not

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

FlareConnect, HEOS App
has not

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

570
210

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.45

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.3 x 37.8/17 x 6.8 x 14.8
43.5 x 16.8 x 32.6/17 x 6.2 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

12.5/26.5
8/17
Onkyo TX-NR676
Onkyo TX-SR353
Onkyo TX-NR676
Onkyo TX-SR353

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.2
  • 4
  • 7.2Onkyo TX-NR676
  • 4Onkyo TX-SR353

The Onkyo TX-NR676 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Onkyo TX-NR676 price

Onkyo TX-NR676 competitors