Denon AVRS540BT vs Pioneer VSX-532

Denon AVRS540BT
Denon AVRS540BT review

Oct 16, 2018

The new 5.2-channel model AVRS540BT which I managed to get on the review is based on the design of the best Denon receivers and combines high sound quality with progressive video features at a very c...

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Pioneer VSX-532
Pioneer VSX-532 review

Sep 21, 2018

I was looking for a budget-friendly AV receiver and when I found a Pioneer VSX-532, it was a great surprise for me because this small device has a great power within. It was hard to find all the hidd...

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Product

Denon AVRS540BT
Pioneer VSX-532

Model

AVRS540BT
VSX-532

Brand

Denon
Pioneer

Rating

3.8 of 5
4.0 of 5

Reviews

54
123

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Amplifier class

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

Operational power consumption

310 W
210 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.35 W

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Amplifier

Total output power

350 W
210 W

Output power per channel

70 W
150 W, 80 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
6 Ohm, 8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

5
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

94 dB
106 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

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

6
2

Optical digital inputs

2
1

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

HDMI inputs

5
4

HDMI outputs

1
1

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
1

USB

1
1

Phones

has not
1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station qty

56
30

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 control

Sound features

Sound output mode

Surround Sound
Surround Sound

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Dolby Pro Logic II
Front Stage Surround Advance. Headphone Surround (V.S.S.)

Surround system class

5.2 channel
5.1 channel

Digital sound processor (DSP)

DSP preset qty

2
5

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

12.6 x 17.1 x 5.9 inches
12.6 x 17.1 x 6.6 inches

Product weight

16.54 pounds
19.9 pounds

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