Onkyo TX-SR393 vs Denon AVR-X2400H

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TX-SR393 vs AVR-X2400H comparison chart

Onkyo TX-SR393 vs Denon AVR-X2400H review

Onkyo TX-SR393
vs
Denon AVR-X2400H

Review of Onkyo TX-SR393 versus Denon AVR-X2400H will reveal the best features offered by the devices. According to the results of our review, Onkyo TX-SR393 received 5.2 points out of 10 possible, and Denon AVR-X2400H was rated 7.6 points. The release date of TX-SR393 is 2019, and AVR-X2400H is 2017. AVR-X2400H is better suited for home theater use than the TX-SR393. Its sound profile is better balanced.

Main advantages Onkyo TX-SR393 over Denon AVR-X2400H

  • We do not know advantages

Main advantages Denon AVR-X2400H over Onkyo TX-SR393

  • More channels, namely 7, makes this receiver more profitable than its 5-channel competitor.
  • 95/8 W/Ohm RMS makes it more productive compared to 80/8 W/Ohm RMS in another receiver in the review.
  • There is Wi-Fi support.
  • The Spotify support is an exclusive advantage.
  • There is support for Apple AirPlay.

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 6 and 8, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

TX-SR393
6
AVR-X2400H
8

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. The Onkyo TX-SR393 supports 5.2-channels sound, but Denon AVR-X2400H supports a 7.2-channels configuration.

RMS stands for the actual power of the receiver. The higher this value, the louder the sound can be produced. The differences between the models in terms of RMS power are significant - for the AVR-X2400H this value is 95/8 W/Ohm, and for the TX-SR393 it is 80/8 W/Ohm.

TX-SR393 AVR-X2400H
Channels5.27.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm80/8, 155/695/8, 125/6
Output impedance, Ohm8, 68, 6
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.080.08

Audio features

The score for audio features is 6 of 10 for both receivers.

TX-SR393
6
AVR-X2400H
6

Pure Direct mode feeds sound directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Only Denon AVR-X2400H has Pure Direct mode.

Most receivers now come with a microphone included. It is with the help of this microphone that the auto-calibration system functions, which adjusts the sound of the receiver to the room.

TX-SR393 AVR-X2400H
Digital to analog converter (DAC)AKM 384 KHz/32-bit192 KHz/24-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAccuEQAudyssey MultEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresAdvanced Music Optimizer, Hi-Res audio, CinemaFILTERHi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Dynamic Volume

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Onkyo TX-SR393 scored 6, and Denon AVR-X2400H scored 7 out of 10.

TX-SR393
6
AVR-X2400H
7

Wireless connection via Wi-Fi is possible on the Denon AVR-X2400H.

Bluetooth connection is now one of the main communication protocols for the receiver's control or even music broadcasting.

Wired internet connection via RJ45 allows receiver faster connection than wireless or even use NAS storages. Wired connection via RJ45 is possible in the AVR-X2400H only.

TX-SR393 AVR-X2400H
Wi-Fi
USB1 (USB 2.0)1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45)1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

Now music streaming services are gaining more and more popularity. They allow users to listen to millions of songs by subscription.

TX-SR393 AVR-X2400H
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming serviceshas notDeezer, TIDAL, iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, Sound Cloud, Napster

Extensive connections

The presence of many connectors makes the receiver more versatile. But there are also narrowly targeted models, the number of connectors which are limited to a certain area of use. And when choosing their own receiver, users need to consider exactly your goals for using the receiver. For extensive connection, Onkyo TX-SR393 got 6 points, but Denon AVR-X2400H received 7 points.

TX-SR393
6
AVR-X2400H
7

Onkyo TX-SR393 is equipped with 4/1 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Denon AVR-X2400H has 8/2 HDMI inputs and outputs.

TX-SR393 AVR-X2400H
HDMI input/output4/18/2
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.2HDCP 2.2
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input12
Coaxial digital input11
Composite input22
Component input/output0/02/1
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsphones, setup micUSB, HDMI, phones, setup mic
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

The AV receiver is the heart of the home theater. And in this case, support for all current video formats ensures the best user experience, so it is very important to consider this when choosing a device. Video features of rivals in our comparison were rated 7 out of 10.

TX-SR393
7
AVR-X2400H
7

Most of the AV receivers have a video scaling function, it is the process of reformatting the video signal to a higher resolution without losing the quality of the image. Upscaling the video signal resolution is possible only with Onkyo TX-SR393.

TX-SR393 AVR-X2400H
HDR (High Dynamic Range)HDR10
4K signal pass-through4K/60Hz4K/60Hz
8K signal pass-through
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversion
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video featuresDeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020HLG

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, the TX-SR393 got 6 points, but the AVR-X2400H has 10.

TX-SR393
6
AVR-X2400H
10

Voice control allows you to control the basic functions of the receiver through a smartphone, smart speaker or using the microphone that comes with the kit. The AVR-X2400H can be controlled by voice via Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI. Denon AVR-X2400H has the ECO mode.

TX-SR393 AVR-X2400H
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App controlAndroidiPhone, iPad, Mac, Android
Displayfluorescentfluorescent
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updateUSBnetwork, USB
Other additional featureshas notIP Control

Multi-room

As the center of a home media system, each multichannel receiver has an additional set of terminals for connecting the second set of speakers to create additional audio space in Zone 2 or even Zone 3 where audio can have the separate source.

TX-SR393 AVR-X2400H
Multi-room zones22
Zone audio outputspeakerspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlhas notHEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote
RS-23201
Remote control input/output (IR)0/01/1
DC trigger output (12V)00

Multichannel surround

For the ability to create multichannel surround sound, each of the receivers received 7 points out of 10.

TX-SR393
7
AVR-X2400H
7

TX-SR393 AVR-X2400H
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizationhas not
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESShas not
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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