Yamaha RX-V483BL vs Onkyo TX-SR383

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RX-V483BL vs TX-SR383 comparison chart

Yamaha RX-V483BL vs Onkyo TX-SR383 review

Yamaha RX-V483BL
vs
Onkyo TX-SR383

Along with the growing popularity of custom home theater builds, the comparison of Yamaha RX-V483BL and Onkyo TX-SR383 takes place. According to the results of our review, Yamaha RX-V483BL received 6.5 points out of 10 possible, and Onkyo TX-SR383 was rated 4.8 points. The release date of RX-V483BL is 2017, and TX-SR383 is 2018. Based on the data on the characteristics and features of both models, we can conclude that RX-V483BL has better performance than TX-SR383.

Main advantages Yamaha RX-V483BL over Onkyo TX-SR383

  • There is Wi-Fi support.
  • The Spotify support is an exclusive advantage.
  • There is support for Apple AirPlay.

Main advantages Onkyo TX-SR383 over Yamaha RX-V483BL

  • More channels, namely 7, makes this receiver more profitable than its 5-channel competitor.

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 5 and 7, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

RX-V483BL
5
TX-SR383
7

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. The Yamaha RX-V483BL supports 5.1-channels sound, but Onkyo TX-SR383 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 TX-SR383 this value is 135/6 W/Ohm, and for the RX-V483BL it is 80/6 W/Ohm.

RX-V483BL TX-SR383
Channels5.17.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm80/6100/8, 135/6
Output impedance, Ohm68, 6
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz5Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.090.09

Audio features

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

RX-V483BL
6
TX-SR383
6

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 TX-SR383
Digital to analog converter (DAC)Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit192 KHz/24-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationYPAOAudyssey MultEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresCINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONTAdvanced Music Optimizer

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Yamaha RX-V483BL scored 8, and Onkyo TX-SR383 scored 6 out of 10.

RX-V483BL
8
TX-SR383
6

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.

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 TX-SR383
Wi-Fi
USB1 (USB 2.0)1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45)11
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 TX-SR383
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, both receivers got 6 points on our 10-point scale.

RX-V483BL
6
TX-SR383
6

Competitors in our review have 4/1 HDMI inputs and outputs.

RX-V483BL TX-SR383
HDMI input/output4/14/1
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 input11
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 TX-SR383.

RX-V483BL
10
TX-SR383
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 TX-SR383
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, HLGDeepColor, x.v.Color, BT.2020, HLG

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, the RX-V483BL got 7 points, but the TX-SR383 has 4.

RX-V483BL
7
TX-SR383
4

Only the Yamaha RX-V483BL has the ECO mode.

RX-V483BL TX-SR383
Voice control
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPod, 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 TX-SR383
Multi-room zones22
Zone audio outputspeakerspeaker
Zone HDMI output
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
TX-SR383
5

RX-V483BL TX-SR383
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital PlusDolby Pro Logic
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)DTS-EXPRESShas not
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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