Yamaha RX-V685BL vs Pioneer SC-LX502

Yamaha RX-V685BL
Yamaha RX-V685BL review

Oct 26, 2018

Yamaha RX-V685BL was regarded by me as a very interesting device. Why? Yamaha is a well-known company, which always carries about its clients and does everything for them. After some testing and Yama...

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Pioneer SC-LX502
Pioneer SC-LX502 review

Oct 25, 2018

Each Pioneer product arouses the interest and receiver SC-LX502 didn’t become an exception. The high output power per channel (180W) was enough for my room (17 x 15 sq). I was sure that the rec...

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Product

Yamaha RX-V685BL
Pioneer SC-LX502

Model

RX-V685BL
SC-LX502

Brand

Yamaha
Pioneer

Rating

4.5 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

50
13

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

250 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.1 W

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Amplifier

Total output power

650 W
560 W

Output power per channel

90 W
180 W

Output impedance per channel

4 Ohm, 6 Ohm
8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0,01

Number of channels

7
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

101 dB
93 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

7
3

Optical digital inputs

2
2

Coaxial digital inputs

2
1

HDMI inputs

5
7

HDMI outputs

2
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
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

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

32bit / 192kHz
32bit / 384kHz

Surround sound effects

Virtual CINEMA
Dolby Surround

Surround system class

7.2 channel
7.2 channel

Digital sound processor (DSP)

DSP preset qty

17
12

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

14.9 x 17.1 x 6.7 inches
15.6 x 17 x 7.4 inches

Product weight

23.1 pounds
24 pounds

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