Denon AVR-X540BT vs Onkyo TX-NR555

Denon AVR-X540BT

Denon AVR-X540BT review

Oct 16, 2018

The new 5.2-channel model AVRS540BT which I managed to get on the review is based on the design of the best Denon receivers and combines high sound quality with progressive video features at a very c...

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Onkyo TX-NR555

Onkyo TX-NR555 review

May 20, 2019

In my opinion, Onkyo TX-NR555 is a really respectable example of how home theater amplifiers have changed for last years, beginning from being the audio centerpiece to controlling audio, video, netwo...

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Product

Denon AVR-X540BT
Onkyo TX-NR555

Model

AVR-X540BT
TX-NR555

Brand

Denon
Onkyo

Rating

4.1 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

145
76

Amplifier

Total output power

350 W
560 W

Output power per channel

70 W
140 W, 80 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
6 Ohm, 8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

5
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

94 dB
106 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

Analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

6
2

Optical digital inputs

2
2

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

HDMI inputs

5
6

HDMI outputs

1
1

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
2

USB

1
1

Phones

has not
1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station

56
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

24bit / 192kHz
32bit / 384kHz

Surround sound effects

Dolby Pro Logic II
Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround

Surround system class

5.2 channel
7.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
has not

Clock

Built-in clock

has not

Sleep timer

has not

Power device

Operational power consumption

310 W
460 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

12.6 x 17.1 x 5.9 inches
22.5 x 18 x 11 inches

Weight

16.54 pounds
22 pounds
Denon AVR-X540BT
Onkyo TX-NR555
Denon AVR-X540BT
Onkyo TX-NR555

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  • 16.6
  • 20.5
  • 16.6Denon AVR-X540BT
  • 20.5Onkyo TX-NR555

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