Denon AVR-X8500HA vs. Yamaha RX-V6A

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AVR-X8500HA vs RX-V6A comparison chart

AVR-X8500HA vs RX-V6A comparison

Denon AVR-X8500HA
Denon AVR-X8500HA
Yamaha RX-V6A
Yamaha RX-V6A

Amplifier

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
Channels 13.2 7.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 150/8, 190/6 100/8
Output impedance, Ohm 8, 6 8
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz 10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.08 0.06

Audio features

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
Digital to analog converter (DAC) 192 KHz/32-bit N/A
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration Audyssey MultEQ YPAO
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Restorer CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT

Connectivity

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz 2.4/5GHz
USB 2 (USB 2.0) 1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay, AirPlay 2 AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD, MOOD:Mix Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Qobuz

Extensive connection

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
HDMI input/output 8/3 7/1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP) HDCP 2.3 HDCP 2.3
Subwoofer output (LFE) 2 2
Headphone output 1 x 6.3 1 x 6.3
Optical digital input 2 1
Coaxial digital input 2 1
Composite input 4 0
Component input/output 3/1 0/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, phones, setup mic USB, phones, setup mic
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
HDR (High Dynamic Range) HDR10+ HDR10
4K signal pass-through 4K/120Hz 4K/120Hz
8K signal pass-through 8K/60Hz 8K/60Hz
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversion analog to HDMI
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video features Dynamic HDR, Variable Refresh Rate, Quick Frame Transport, Quick Media Switching, Auto Low Latency Mode x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
Voice control Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri
App control iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Display colour OSD colour OSD
Tuner AM, FM AM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware update network, USB network, USB
Other additional features IP Control, RS232 Control, Web Control, App Control Web Control, App Control

Multi-room

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
Multi-room zones 3 2
Zone audio output speaker, preout preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room control HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote MusicCast
RS-232 1 0
Remote control input/output (IR) 1/1 0/0
DC trigger output (12V) 2 0

Multichannel surround

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) Dolby Atmos Music, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Dolby 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, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS:X Pro DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats AIFF, DSD AIFF, DSD

Power

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
Operational power consumption, W 900 360
Standby consumption, W 0.1 0.1
Removable power cord

Dimensions

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
Size W x H x D, cm/inches 22.4 x 21.2 x 12.9/ 56.8 x 53.8 x 32.7 43.1 x 15.2 x 35.5/17.1 x 6.7 x 14.8
Weight, kg/lbs 23.5/52 9.6/21.6

Other

AVR-X8500HA RX-V6A
Release year 2021 2020
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