Onkyo TX-NR575 vs Denon AVRS530BT

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TX-NR575 vs AVRS530BT comparison chart

Onkyo TX-NR575 vs Denon AVRS530BT review

Onkyo TX-NR575
vs
Denon AVRS530BT

Along with the growing popularity of custom home theater builds, the comparison of Onkyo TX-NR575 and Denon AVRS530BT takes place. According to the results of our review, Onkyo TX-NR575 received 7 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 TX-NR575 has better performance than AVRS530BT.

Main advantages Onkyo TX-NR575 over Denon AVRS530BT

  • More channels, namely 7, makes this receiver more profitable than its 5-channel competitor.
  • Thanks to 2 multi-room zones support, TX-NR575 bypasses its competitor without multizone support.
  • There is Wi-Fi support.
  • The Spotify support is an exclusive advantage.
  • There is support for Apple AirPlay.
  • Surround sound ensures the availability of Dolby Atmos.
  • Object-oriented sound ensures the availability of DTS:X.

Main advantages Denon AVRS530BT over Onkyo TX-NR575

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 7 and 6, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

TX-NR575
7
AVRS530BT
6

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. The Onkyo TX-NR575 supports 7.2-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 TX-NR575 this value is 135/6 W/Ohm, and for the AVRS530BT it is 90/6 W/Ohm.

TX-NR575 AVRS530BT
Channels7.25.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm135/670/8, 90/6
Output impedance, Ohm68, 6
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.080.08

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the TX-NR575 9 out of 10, and the AVRS530BT - 5.

TX-NR575
9
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 TX-NR575.

Pure Direct mode feeds sound directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Only Onkyo TX-NR575 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-NR575 AVRS530BT
Digital to analog converter (DAC)384 KHz/32-bit192 KHz/24-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAccuEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresHi-Res audio, Theater-DimensionalDialog Normalization

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Onkyo TX-NR575 scored 8, and Denon AVRS530BT scored 5 out of 10.

TX-NR575
8
AVRS530BT
5

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 TX-NR575 only.

TX-NR575 AVRS530BT
Wi-Fi2.4/5GHz
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-NR575 AVRS530BT
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radiohas 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, Onkyo TX-NR575 got 6 points, but Denon AVRS530BT received 5 points.

TX-NR575
6
AVRS530BT
5

Onkyo TX-NR575 is equipped with 4/1 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Denon AVRS530BT has 5/1 HDMI inputs and outputs.

Connecting a vinyl player or phonograph is possible using a Phono input which is represented by mini-jack or RCA connectors. Only the TX-NR575 has a Phono interface.

TX-NR575 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)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input22
Coaxial digital input11
Composite input22
Component input/output0/00/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsphones, setup mic, 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 TX-NR575 were rated 7 out of 10 against the 6 for the AVRS530BT.

TX-NR575
7
AVRS530BT
6

TX-NR575 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 HDMI
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video featuresDeepColor, x.v.Color, BT.2020BT.2020

Additional features

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

TX-NR575
7
AVRS530BT
7

Denon AVRS530BT has the ECO mode.

TX-NR575 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 featuresIP Controlhas 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.

TX-NR575 AVRS530BT
Multi-room zones2has not
Zone audio outputspeaker, preouthas not
Zone HDMI outputhas not
Multi-room controlFlareConnecthas not
RS-23200
Remote control input/output (IR)0/00/0
DC trigger output (12V)00

Multichannel surround

Onkyo TX-NR575 got 7 points for the multichannel surround sound and Denon AVRS530BT got 5.

TX-NR575
7
AVRS530BT
5

Dolby Atmos' particularity is that this is the object-oriented sound format, that is, each audio signal object is independently sounded and connected to its spatial position. Onkyo TX-NR575 can create 3D sound due to the Dolby Atmos support.

DTS:X is an algorithm used by the processor to create sound scenes, where sounds connected directly to objects rather than channels, and to determine the optimum sound output distribution in space. Surround sound with DTS:X is available only on the TX-NR575.

TX-NR575 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-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD EXPRESSDTS Neo:6 Cinema
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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