Yamaha RX-V485 vs Pioneer SC-LX901

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Common

Model

RX-V485
SC-LX901

Brand

Yamaha
Pioneer

Rating

4.6 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

18
82

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

240 W
340 W

Standby power consumption

0.15 W
0.15 W

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Amplifier

Total output power

400 W
850 W

Output power per channel

80 W
140 W, 200 W, 255 W

Output impedance per channel

6 Ohm
4 Ohm, 6 Ohm, 8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.09 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

5
11

Signal-to-noise ratio

92 dB
108 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
HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

has not
4

Optical digital inputs

1
3

Coaxial digital inputs

2
2

HDMI inputs

4
7

HDMI outputs

1
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

1
2

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

40
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 control

Sound features

Sound output mode

Surround Sound
Surround Sound

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz
32bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Cinema DSP 3D
Front Stage Surround Advance

Surround system class

5.1 channel
11.2 channel

Digital sound processor (DSP)

DSP preset qty

8
12

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

12.4 x 17.1 x 6.3 inches
7.4 x 17.1 x 7.3 inches

Product weight

17.86 pounds
46.6 pounds

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Yamaha RX-V485
Yamaha RX-V485 review

Sep 21, 2018

Yamaha is the first brand, which comes to the mind when I start thinking about music electronics and instruments. So I decided to test the RX-V485, a receiver which is considered to be the example of the Japanese quality. Friendly price, amazing Yamaha RX-V485 specs, and 5.1-channel surround sound greatly affected my opinion.

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Pioneer SC-LX901
Pioneer SC-LX901 review

Oct 01, 2018

A Pioneer is regarded as one of the most famous audio brands. Every new product is accompanied with a great attention and skepticism, so it was interesting for me to test such a creation, as an SC-LX901. The receiver seemed to be a true “workhorse”. After a checking process, I can confirm this status!

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