Yamaha RX-V385BL vs Pioneer VSX-534

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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Product

Yamaha RX-V385BL
Pioneer VSX-534

Model

RX-V385BL
VSX-534

Brand

Yamaha
Pioneer

Rating

4.5 of 5
4.4 of 5

Reviews

137
16

Amplifier

Total output power

350 W
400 W

Output power per channel

70 W
80

Output impedance per channel

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
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

88 dB
109 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
up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

has not
has not

Optical digital inputs

1
1

Coaxial digital inputs

2
has not

HDMI inputs

4
4

HDMI outputs

1
1

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
Dolby Digital

Surround system class

5.1 channel
5.2 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
445 W

Standby power consumption

0.3 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

12.4 x 17.1 x 6.3 inches
12.6 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches

Weight

16.3 pounds
17.6 pounds
Yamaha RX-V385BL
Pioneer VSX-534
Yamaha RX-V385BL
Pioneer VSX-534

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