Onkyo TX-NR575 vs Denon AVR-X1600H

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TX-NR575 vs AVR-X1600H comparison chart

Onkyo TX-NR575 vs Denon AVR-X1600H review

Onkyo TX-NR575
vs
Denon AVR-X1600H

Being able to compare Onkyo TX-NR575 and Denon AVR-X1600H gave us an insight into what of them would be better for home theater configuration. According to the results of our review, Onkyo TX-NR575 received 7 points out of 10 possible, and Denon AVR-X1600H was rated 7.6 points. The release date of TX-NR575 is 2017, and AVR-X1600H is 2019. AVR-X1600H is more performable in terms of audio broadcast than the TX-NR575.

Main advantages Onkyo TX-NR575 over Denon AVR-X1600H

  • We do not know advantages

Main advantages Denon AVR-X1600H over Onkyo TX-NR575

  • Include HDMI eARC function.

Amplifiers

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

TX-NR575
7
AVR-X1600H
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 TX-NR575 this value is 135/6 W/Ohm, and for the AVR-X1600H it is 120/6 W/Ohm.

TX-NR575 AVR-X1600H
Channels7.27.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm135/680/8, 120/6
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 AVR-X1600H - 10.

TX-NR575
9
AVR-X1600H
10

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.

Speaker A/B switching allows you to change between the main and sub speaker set. Denon AVR-X1600H can work with the main and additional set of speakers - and switch between them.

TX-NR575 AVR-X1600H
Digital to analog converter (DAC)384 KHz/32-bit384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAccuEQAudyssey MultEQ XT
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresHi-Res audio, Theater-DimensionalAudyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Restorer

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is equal and was rated 8 out of 10.

TX-NR575
8
AVR-X1600H
8

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

TX-NR575 AVR-X1600H
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.

TX-NR575 AVR-X1600H
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn RadioDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Mood Mix

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 AVR-X1600H received 8 points.

TX-NR575
6
AVR-X1600H
8

Onkyo TX-NR575 is equipped with 4/1 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Denon AVR-X1600H has 6/1 HDMI inputs and outputs.

HDMI eARC is the next step in the development of audio return channel technology, which works in conjunction with HDMI 2.1. Using eARC provides the highest sound quality for home audio systems. HDMI eARC is available on Denon AVR-X1600H.

The HDCP encryption protocol is now mandatory for most media devices. This security technology encrypts digital signals from one product to another. HDCP content-encryption protocol is present on Onkyo TX-NR575 in the HDCP 2.2 version, and Denon AVR-X1600H has the HDCP 2.3 version.

TX-NR575 AVR-X1600H
HDMI input/output4/16/1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.2HDCP 2.3
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, 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 the TX-NR575 were rated 7 out of 10 against the 6 for the AVR-X1600H.

TX-NR575
7
AVR-X1600H
6

TX-NR575 AVR-X1600H
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.2020HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, the TX-NR575 got 7 points, but the AVR-X1600H has 10.

TX-NR575
7
AVR-X1600H
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-X1600H can be controlled by voice via Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI. Denon AVR-X1600H has the ECO mode.

TX-NR575 AVR-X1600H
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App controliPhone, iPad, iPod, AndroidiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
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 featuresIP ControlIP Control, Web 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-NR575 AVR-X1600H
Multi-room zones22
Zone audio outputspeaker, preoutspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlFlareConnectHEOS App
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 7 points out of 10.

TX-NR575
7
AVR-X1600H
7

TX-NR575 AVR-X1600H
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital PlusDolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD EXPRESSDTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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