The Onkyo TX-SR383 vs Denon AVR-X2800H comparison will be extremely helpful for people who want to get a great, powerful receiver with many functions.
AV receivers under review have the same number of channels. In terms of power, there are differences, the TX-SR383 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 100/8, 135/6, while the AVR-X2800H has a power of 95/8, 125/6. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the TX-SR383 it is 0.09%, but for the AVR-X2800H it is 0.08%.
The manufacturer installed different DACs, the TX-SR383 received the model 192 KHz/24-bit, but the AVR-X2800H is equipped with 192 KHz/32-bit. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Denon AVR-X2800H. The model AVR-X2800H can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The AVR-X2800H has access to the Spotify service. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the TX-SR383 and the AVR-X2800H. Video scaling is only possible with the AVR-X2800H. Operation with the Dolby Vision is only possible with the AVR-X2800H.
The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the TX-SR383 has 4/1, and the AVR-X2800H has 6/2. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is only supported by the AVR-X2800H. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. The TX-SR383 has support for the standard HDCP 2.2, compared to the AVR-X2800H, which supports the standard HDCP 2.3. In the presence of a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player only at Denon AVR-X2800H.
Ability to create 2 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. There is an ECO mode in AVR-X2800H. The Denon AVR-X2800H can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available only in the AVR-X2800H. Only in the AVR-X2800H realized a DTS:X surround technology.