Yamaha RX-V681BL vs Onkyo TX-NR656

Onkyo TX-NR656

Onkyo TX-NR656 review

May 20, 2019

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Product

Yamaha RX-V681BL
Onkyo TX-NR656

Model

RX-V681BL
TX-NR656

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Rating

4.0 of 5
3.9 of 5

Reviews

283
261

Amplifier

Total output power

525 W
690 W

Output power per channel

105 W, 150 W, 90 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

0.09 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

7
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

96 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, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

2
2

Optical digital inputs

1
2

Coaxial digital inputs

2
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

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

24bit / 192kHz
32bit / 384kHz

Surround sound effects

CINEMA DSP 3D. SILENT CINEMA DSP. Virtual CINEMA DSP. Virtual CINEMA FRONT. Virtual Presence Speaker. Virtual Surround Back Speaker
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

260 W
580 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

14.9 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches
22.5 x 18 x 11 inches

Weight

22.1 pounds
22 pounds
Yamaha RX-V681BL
Onkyo TX-NR656
Yamaha RX-V681BL
Onkyo TX-NR656

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  • 24.3Yamaha RX-V681BL
  • 23.2Onkyo TX-NR656

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