Onkyo TX-SR373 vs Denon AVRS530BT is the test of two budget devices for everyday operating in small rooms. The price is the same and the options are very similar. I’ve decided to find out the peculiarities that can help to make the rational choice.
After I’ve tested Denon AVRS530BT vs Onkyo TX-SR373 I should say first that both devices have Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio that make the soundtracks sound high-graded. Onkyo TX-SR373 in comparison with Denon AVRS530BT doesn’t support FLAC format. It is a real flaw for those who are going to create his own audio collection with the increased sound quality. On the other hand, unlike Denon AVRS530BT, it has Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby surrounds techs. Besides, Onkyo TX-SR373 can boast of built-in processor DSP that makes the dialogues more legible, energetic or dimensional (depend on the content).
Denon AVRS530BT has 5 HDMI inputs and 1 output with the reflexive audio channel allows to connecting several capable sources simultaneously to the TV or projector with the help of just 1 cable. These interfaces provide 4K Ultra HD video with HDR and content protection with the HDCP 2.2 protocol. As for the Onkyo TX-SR373, it has only 4 HDMI inputs. However, unlike Denon AVRS530BT, there is a USB-host on the front panel of Onkyo TX-SR373.
Denon AVRS530BT’s light is not too bright if to compare them with the Onkyo TX-SR373’s indicators. However, Onkyo TX-SR373’s a 1 pound heavier and not so compact.
Onkyo TX-SR373 overview
Denon AVRS530BT overview
The best receiver is Onkyo TX-SR373. Check Onkyo TX-SR373 price on Amazon