The idea of testing Onkyo TX-SR373 vs Yamaha RX-V383BL appeared when I found out that Yamaha RX-V383BL is $100 more expensive than Onkyo TX-SR373 is though it has larger output power and the same high wattage per channel.
The test Onkyo TX-SR373 vs Yamaha RX-V383BL showed that Onkyo TX-SR373 could stream music from Internet services and play content stored on any other home devices. On the other hand, in comparison with Yamaha RX-V383BL it can’t to convert lower-resolution video sources to 4K Ultra HD.
Yamaha RX-V383BL provides a clear sound as long as you have good speakers. It supports all the HD audio formats except Dolby Atmos that doesn’t matter if you have no ceiling speakers. As for Onkyo TX-SR373, its stereo part should be mentioned – it works great and gives a perfect clarity of sound, certainly, it to find the right location for the FM antenna.
Yamaha RX-V383BL has YPAO microphone for easy speakers set up. Onkyo TX-SR373’s AccuEQ calibration is not so convenient; however, it allows not to buy the new acoustic system but to improve the sound of the existing one. Besides, Onkyo TX-SR373’s has 2 AV inputs for the analog signal transmitting versus Yamaha RX-V383BL’s zero ones.
Onkyo TX-SR373’s setup mic and the USB port are on the front panel on the right, and the phone input and tone regulations are on the left. It’s classical and usable. At the same time, Yamaha RX-V383BL’s buttons are on the front panel under the display that makes the information on it clearer and easier to perceive.
Onkyo TX-SR373 overview
Yamaha RX-V383BL overview
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