Denon AVR-X1500H vs Onkyo TX-NR656

Denon AVR-X1500H

Denon AVR-X1500H review

Nov 27, 2018

The Denon AVRX1500 has a 4K/60Hz video pass through and is ready to work with projectors in home theaters. It also has an intelligent ECO mode, which minimizes energy consumption, without reducing th...

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Onkyo TX-NR656

Onkyo TX-NR656 review

May 20, 2019

Are you doubt to take Onkyo TX-NR656 or not? I will help you. I had a chance to test the receiver Onkyo TX-NR656. I use only a couple of days, but I have already thoroughly studied it. This device ha...

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Product

Denon AVR-X1500H
Onkyo TX-NR656

Model

AVR-X1500H
TX-NR656

Brand

Denon
Onkyo

Rating

4.2 of 5
3.9 of 5

Reviews

13
261

Amplifier

Total output power

560 W
690 W

Output power per channel

80 W
100 W, 170 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

13
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

98 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

HDMI to HDMI scaling

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

6
8

HDMI outputs

1
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

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 Surround
Neural Surround. Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround

Surround system class

7.2 channel
7.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

430 W
580 W

Standby power consumption

0.5 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

13.3 x 17.1 x 5.9 inches
22.5 x 18 x 11 inches

Weight

18.7 pounds
22 pounds
Denon AVR-X1500H
Onkyo TX-NR656
Denon AVR-X1500H
Onkyo TX-NR656

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