Onkyo TX-NR838 vs Onkyo TX-SR343

Onkyo TX-NR838

Onkyo TX-NR838 review

Dec 10, 2018

This high-end 7.2-receiver offers multiple options for creating the inimitable movie and sound experience. The Onkyo TX-NR838 specs reveal solid build, professional physical parameters, special conne...

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Product

Onkyo TX-NR838
Onkyo TX-SR343

Model

TX-NR838
TX-SR343

Brand

Onkyo
Onkyo

Rating

4.1 of 5
3.7 of 5

Reviews

138
100

Amplifier

Total output power

960 W
250 W

Output power per channel

180 W
110 W, 65 W

Output impedance per channel

4 Ohm
6 Ohm, 8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.7 %

Number of channels

7
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

105 dB
100 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
HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
has not

Connector type

AV inputs

7

Optical digital inputs

3
2

Coaxial digital inputs

2
1

HDMI inputs

7
4

HDMI outputs

2
1

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
1

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

24bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

DSP preset qty

Sound output mode

Surround sound effects

Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround
Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround

Surround system class

7.2 channel
5.1 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
has not

Digital sound processor (DSP)

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

720 W
210 W

Standby power consumption

0.15 W
0.15 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

17.1 x 8 x 16 inches
13 x 17 x 6 inches

Weight

34.2 pounds
17 pounds
Onkyo TX-NR838
Onkyo TX-SR343
Onkyo TX-NR838
Onkyo TX-SR343

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  • 25.9
  • 11.6
  • 25.9Onkyo TX-NR838
  • 11.6Onkyo TX-SR343

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