Yamaha RX-V585BL vs Sony STR-ZA810ES

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RX-V585BL vs STR-ZA810ES comparison chart

Yamaha RX-V585BL vs Sony STR-ZA810ES review

Yamaha RX-V585BL
vs
Sony STR-ZA810ES

Along with the growing popularity of custom home theater builds, the comparison of Yamaha RX-V585BL and Sony STR-ZA810ES takes place. According to the results of our review, Yamaha RX-V585BL received 7.3 points out of 10 possible, and Sony STR-ZA810ES was rated 7.4 points. The release date of RX-V585BL is 2018, and STR-ZA810ES is 2017. Based on the data on the characteristics and features of both models, we can conclude that STR-ZA810ES has better performance than RX-V585BL.

Main advantages Yamaha RX-V585BL over Sony STR-ZA810ES

  • We do not know advantages

Main advantages Sony STR-ZA810ES over Yamaha RX-V585BL

  • 100/8 W/Ohm RMS makes it more productive compared to 80/8 W/Ohm RMS in another receiver in the review.

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the models have rated 7 points out of 10.

RX-V585BL
7
STR-ZA810ES
7

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. Both receivers can handle the 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 STR-ZA810ES this value is 100/8 W/Ohm, and for the RX-V585BL it is 80/8 W/Ohm.

RX-V585BL STR-ZA810ES
Channels7.27.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm80/8, 145/6100/8
Output impedance, Ohm8, 68
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.090.09

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the RX-V585BL 9 out of 10, and the STR-ZA810ES - 7.

RX-V585BL
9
STR-ZA810ES
7

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-V585BL STR-ZA810ES
Digital to analog converter (DAC)Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationYPAODCAC EX
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresCINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONTHi-Res audio

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Yamaha RX-V585BL scored 8, and Sony STR-ZA810ES scored 9 out of 10.

RX-V585BL
8
STR-ZA810ES
9

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 Sony STR-ZA810ES.

RX-V585BL STR-ZA810ES
Wi-Fi2.4/5GHz
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-V585BL STR-ZA810ES
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2AirPlay
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, 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, Yamaha RX-V585BL got 6 points, but Sony STR-ZA810ES received 7 points.

RX-V585BL
6
STR-ZA810ES
7

Yamaha RX-V585BL is equipped with 4/1 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Sony STR-ZA810ES has 6/2 HDMI inputs and outputs.

RX-V585BL STR-ZA810ES
HDMI input/output4/16/2
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 input21
Coaxial digital input11
Composite input32
Component input/output0/00/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsUSB, phones, 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 RX-V585BL were rated 8 out of 10 against the 9 for the STR-ZA810ES.

RX-V585BL
8
STR-ZA810ES
9

RX-V585BL STR-ZA810ES
HDR (High Dynamic Range)HDR10HDR10
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, BT.2020, HLGHLG

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, both receivers received a score of 8 out of 10.

RX-V585BL
8
STR-ZA810ES
8

Only the Yamaha RX-V585BL has the ECO mode.

RX-V585BL STR-ZA810ES
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, SiriGoogle Assistant
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Displaycolour OSDcolour OSD
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updatenetwork, USBnetwork, USB
Other additional featureshas notNFC

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-V585BL STR-ZA810ES
Multi-room zones22
Zone audio outputspeakerspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlMusicCastMusic Center
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.

RX-V585BL
7
STR-ZA810ES
7

RX-V585BL STR-ZA810ES
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital PlusDolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS Neo:6DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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