Onkyo TX-SR393 vs Onkyo TX-NR585

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TX-SR393 vs TX-NR585 comparison chart

Onkyo TX-SR393 vs Onkyo TX-NR585 review

Onkyo TX-SR393
vs
Onkyo TX-NR585

The Onkyo TX-SR393 versus Onkyo TX-NR585 comparison makes clear all pros and cons of AV receivers. According to the results of our review, Onkyo TX-SR393 received 5.2 points out of 10 possible, and Onkyo TX-NR585 was rated 7.4 points. The release date of TX-SR393 is 2019, and TX-NR585 is 2018. Identified advantages have shown that TX-NR585 is better over TX-SR393 mainly as a home theater processor.

Main advantages Onkyo TX-SR393 over Onkyo TX-NR585

  • We do not know advantages

Main advantages Onkyo TX-NR585 over Onkyo TX-SR393

  • More channels, namely 7, makes this receiver more profitable than its 5-channel competitor.
  • There is Wi-Fi support.
  • The Spotify support is an exclusive advantage.
  • There is support for Apple AirPlay.

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 6 and 8, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

TX-SR393
6
TX-NR585
8

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. The Onkyo TX-SR393 supports 5.2-channels sound, but Onkyo TX-NR585 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. In terms of RMS power, the models have the same characteristics - 80/8, 155/6/8 W/Ohm.

TX-SR393 TX-NR585
Channels5.27.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm80/8, 155/680/8, 170/6
Output impedance, Ohm8, 68, 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-SR393 6 out of 10, and the TX-NR585 - 9.

TX-SR393
6
TX-NR585
9

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 on the TX-NR585.

Pure Direct mode feeds sound directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Only Onkyo TX-NR585 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-SR393 TX-NR585
Digital to analog converter (DAC)AKM 384 KHz/32-bitAK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAccuEQAccuEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresAdvanced Music Optimizer, Hi-Res audio, CinemaFILTERTheater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Onkyo TX-SR393 scored 6, and Onkyo TX-NR585 scored 8 out of 10.

TX-SR393
6
TX-NR585
8

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-NR585 only.

TX-SR393 TX-NR585
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-SR393 TX-NR585
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming serviceshas notDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

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-SR393 got 6 points, but Onkyo TX-NR585 received 8 points.

TX-SR393
6
TX-NR585
8

Onkyo TX-SR393 is equipped with 4/1 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Onkyo TX-NR585 has 7/1 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-NR585 has a Phono interface.

TX-SR393 TX-NR585
HDMI input/output4/17/1
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 input12
Coaxial digital input11
Composite input22
Component input/output0/02/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsphones, setup micHDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
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 rivals in our comparison were rated 7 out of 10.

TX-SR393
7
TX-NR585
7

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 Onkyo TX-SR393.

TX-SR393 TX-NR585
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, HLG, BT.2020BT.2020, HLG

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, the TX-SR393 got 6 points, but the TX-NR585 has 7.

TX-SR393
6
TX-NR585
7

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 TX-NR585 can be controlled by voice via Google Assistant.

TX-SR393 TX-NR585
Voice controlGoogle Assistant
App controlAndroidiPhone, iPod, Android
Displayfluorescentfluorescent
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updateUSBnetwork, USB
Other additional featureshas notIP 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-SR393 TX-NR585
Multi-room zones22
Zone audio outputspeakerspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlhas notFlareConnect
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-SR393
7
TX-NR585
7

TX-SR393 TX-NR585
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height VirtualizationDolby Digital Plus
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESSDTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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