Denon AVR-X8500H vs Yamaha CX-A5100

Yamaha CX-A5100

Yamaha CX-A5100 review

Oct 01, 2018

Yamaha CX-A5100 is one of the most interesting receiver models of today. Despite the fact, that the unit is not a novelty, it continues arousing passions and encouraging the interest even in skeptics...

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Product

Denon AVR-X8500H
Yamaha CX-A5100

Model

AVR-X8500H
CX-A5100

Brand

Denon
Yamaha

Rating

4.8 of 5
4.4 of 5

Reviews

6
21

Amplifier

Total output power

1500 W
1100 W

Output power per channel

150 W
100 W

Output impedance per channel

4 Ohm
6 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.05 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

13
11

Signal-to-noise ratio

108 dB
110 dB

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Audio formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion
HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

3
8

Optical digital inputs

2
3

Coaxial digital inputs

2
3

HDMI inputs

8
8

HDMI outputs

3
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
2

USB

1
1

Phones

1
1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station

40
40

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

Three-zone capability

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote control

Sound features

Audio D/A converter

32bit / 384kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Front Stage Surround Advance
Cinema DSP HD3, Virtual Cinema DSP

Surround system class

13.2 channel
11.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

900 W
65 W

Standby power consumption

0.5 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

19 x 17.1 x 7.7 inches
21.4 x 22.1 x 11.8 inches

Weight

51.4 pounds
36.7 pounds
Denon AVR-X8500H
Yamaha CX-A5100
Denon AVR-X8500H
Yamaha CX-A5100

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  • 27.3Yamaha CX-A5100

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