Yamaha RX-V483BL vs Denon AVRS530BT

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RX-V483BL vs AVRS530BT comparison chart

Yamaha RX-V483BL vs Denon AVRS530BT review

Yamaha RX-V483BL
vs
Denon AVRS530BT

Along with the growing popularity of custom home theater builds, the comparison of Yamaha RX-V483BL and Denon AVRS530BT takes place. According to the results of our review, Yamaha RX-V483BL received 6.5 points out of 10 possible, and Denon AVRS530BT was rated 4.3 points. Both AV receivers were introduced in 2017. Based on the data on the characteristics and features of both models, we can conclude that RX-V483BL has better performance than AVRS530BT.

Main advantages Yamaha RX-V483BL over Denon AVRS530BT

  • Thanks to 2 multi-room zones support, RX-V483BL bypasses its competitor without multizone support.
  • There is Wi-Fi support.
  • The Spotify support is an exclusive advantage.
  • There is support for Apple AirPlay.

Main advantages Denon AVRS530BT over Yamaha RX-V483BL

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 5 and 6, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

RX-V483BL
5
AVRS530BT
6

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. The Yamaha RX-V483BL supports 5.1-channels sound, but Denon AVRS530BT supports a 5.2-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 AVRS530BT this value is 90/6 W/Ohm, and for the RX-V483BL it is 80/6 W/Ohm.

RX-V483BL AVRS530BT
Channels5.15.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm80/670/8, 90/6
Output impedance, Ohm68, 6
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.090.08

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the RX-V483BL 6 out of 10, and the AVRS530BT - 5.

RX-V483BL
6
AVRS530BT
5

Bi-amping is the amplification of one speaker with two amplifiers. This amplification method has a positive effect on sound quality. Bi-amping is possible only on the RX-V483BL.

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.

RX-V483BL AVRS530BT
Digital to analog converter (DAC)Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit192 KHz/24-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationYPAO
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresCINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONTDialog Normalization

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Yamaha RX-V483BL scored 8, and Denon AVRS530BT scored 5 out of 10.

RX-V483BL
8
AVRS530BT
5

Wireless connection via Wi-Fi is possible only on the Yamaha RX-V483BL.

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 RX-V483BL only.

DLNA is the perfect way to use your local cloud storage to stream movies and music directly to a TV. You can use the DLNA protocol only with Yamaha RX-V483BL.

RX-V483BL AVRS530BT
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.

RX-V483BL AVRS530BT
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, JUKE, Qobuzhas not

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, Yamaha RX-V483BL got 6 points, but Denon AVRS530BT received 5 points.

RX-V483BL
6
AVRS530BT
5

Yamaha RX-V483BL is equipped with 4/1 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Denon AVRS530BT has 5/1 HDMI inputs and outputs.

RX-V483BL AVRS530BT
HDMI input/output4/15/1
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)12
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input12
Coaxial digital input21
Composite input22
Component input/output0/00/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsUSB, phones, AUXUSB, 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 the RX-V483BL were rated 10 out of 10 against the 6 for the AVRS530BT.

RX-V483BL
10
AVRS530BT
6

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 Yamaha RX-V483BL.

RX-V483BL AVRS530BT
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 conversionanalog to HDMIanalog to HDMI
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video featuresDeepColor, x.v.Color, HLGBT.2020

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, both receivers received a score of 7 out of 10.

RX-V483BL
7
AVRS530BT
7

RX-V483BL AVRS530BT
Voice control
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPad, Android
Displaycolour OSDfluorescent
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updatenetwork, USBUSB
Other additional featureshas nothas not

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.

RX-V483BL AVRS530BT
Multi-room zones2has not
Zone audio outputspeakerhas not
Zone HDMI outputhas not
Multi-room controlMusicCasthas not
RS-23200
Remote control input/output (IR)0/00/0
DC trigger output (12V)00

Multichannel surround

For the ability to create multichannel surround sound, each of the receivers received 5 points out of 10.

RX-V483BL
5
AVRS530BT
5

RX-V483BL AVRS530BT
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital Plushas not
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)DTS-EXPRESSDTS Neo:6 Cinema
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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