Pioneer VSX-531 vs. Onkyo TX-SR353

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Pioneer VSX-531
Onkyo TX-SR353

Common

Model

VSX-531
TX-SR353

Brand

Pioneer
Onkyo

Rating on Amazon

3.9
4.5

Reviews on Amazon

97
51

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Amplifier class

D
D

Audio formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

DSD

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS neural:X

DTS-HD master audio

DTS:X

Dolby atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Power device

Power consumption cperational

210 W
210 W

Power consumption stand by

0.45 W
0.45 W

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Amplifier

Total output power

140 W
650 W

Output power per channel

140 W, 80 W
140 W, 80 W

Output impedance per channel

6 Ohm, 8 Ohm
6 Ohm, 8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.06 %

Number of channels

5
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

98 dB
98 dB

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling
Analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

has not

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
has not

Connector type

AV inputs

2
2

Optical digital inputs

1
1

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

HDMI inputs

4
4

HDMI outputs

1
1

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

1
1

USB

1
1

Phones

1
1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station qty

30
40

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

AIR Studios monitor certification

Three-zone capability

X.v.Color

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Deep color

MCACC Pro

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote controlled

Sound features

Sound output mode

Surround Sound
Surround Sound

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Front Stage Surround Advance. Headphone Surround (V.S.S.)
Neural Surround

Surround system class

5.1 channel
5.1 channel

Digital sound processor (DSP)

has not

DSP preset qty

5
12

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
has not

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

12.6 x 17.1 x 6.6 inches
12.8 x 17.1 x 6.6 inches

Product weight

19.67 pounds
17.6 pounds

AV receivers comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 13.5
  • 9.5
  • 13.5Pioneer VSX-531
  • 9.5Onkyo TX-SR353

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