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...Read More
I have the opportunity to test and compare two high-performance receivers. This Yamaha RX-V685BL vs Pioneer VSX-LX303 comparison will be helpful for people who look for a reliable high-end entertainment solution.
The Pioneer VSX-LX303 vs Yamaha RX-V685BL output power comparison shows that the VSX-LX303 is more powerful with its 900 W – compare it with 650 W that outputs the RX-V685BL. The VSX-LX303 is a 9-channel system, while the RX-V685BL is a 7-channel model. The Pioneer model supports SONOS. Both models have various sound and video enhancement technologies – Phase Control and Reflex Optimizer for the VSX-LX303 and Reflected Sound Control for the RX-V685BL.
These models have Wi-Fi and Bluetooth modules. The RX-V685BL works with the Amazon Alexa feature and the VSX-LX303 are compatible with Chromecast and the Google Assistant technology. The VSX-LX303 is a multi-zone model. Customers do not have any problems with any ports.
The RX-V685BL uses the YPAO technology and the VSX-LX303 uses the MCACC feature for auto audio calibration. Both technologies are accurate. The calibration process is fast and easy. The manufacturers provide you with the necessary microphones. You can adjust the settings in the future via a user-friendly menu.
The model from Yamaha has a large knob to control volume, a display, and many buttons. The front panel is divided into two parts – the upper one is glossy and the bottom one is a plastic panel. It also has some front ports.
The VSX-LX303 has two large knobs, a power on/off button, a display and some buttons located right in the middle of the front panel. Some buttons are quite narrow, but they are still easy to use.
Both models come with remote controllers which are quite ergonomic and they have all the buttons you need.
The dimensions are 14.9x17.1x6.7 in for the RX-V685BL versus 14.6x17.3x6.9 in for the VSX-LX303.
The Yamaha RX-V685BL is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha RX-V685BL price