Yamaha RX-V385BL vs Onkyo TX-NR656

Yamaha RX-V385BL

Yamaha RX-V385BL review

Oct 09, 2018

Yamaha RX-V385BL was really an interesting receiver for testing. Why? Because such a powerful media-monster was very promising, so I checked its functions and all the features with the utmost care. V...

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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

Yamaha RX-V385BL
Onkyo TX-NR656

Model

RX-V385BL
TX-NR656

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Rating

4.5 of 5
3.9 of 5

Reviews

137
261

Amplifier

Total output power

350 W
690 W

Output power per channel

70 W
100 W, 170 W

Output impedance per channel

6 Ohm
6 Ohm, 8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz - 20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.09 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

5
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

88 dB
106 dB

Functions

Amplifier class

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Audio formats

AAC

DSD

AIFF

Apple lossless

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

DTS-HD master audio

DTS neural: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

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

has not
2

Optical digital inputs

1
2

Coaxial digital inputs

2
1

HDMI inputs

4
8

HDMI outputs

1
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

1
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

Preset station qty

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

MCACC Pro

Deep color

X.v.Color

AIR Studios monitor certification

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

24 bit / 192 kHz
32bit / 384kHz

DSP preset qty

Sound output mode

Surround sound effects

Cinema DSP, Virtual Cinema Front
Neural Surround. Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround

Surround system class

5.1 channel
7.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Digital sound processor (DSP)

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

220 W
580 W

Standby power consumption

0.3 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

12.4 x 17.1 x 6.3 inches
22.5 x 18 x 11 inches

Weight

16.3 pounds
22 pounds
Yamaha RX-V385BL
Onkyo TX-NR656
Yamaha RX-V385BL
Onkyo TX-NR656

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