Pioneer SC-1223-K vs Onkyo TX-SR353

Pioneer SC-1223-K

Pioneer SC-1223-K review

Mar 27, 2019

Since Pioneer SC-1223-K has been released in 2013 only the pre-owned versions of it are still available in 2019. However, the receiver has been pretty revolutionary at the time making the Pioneer SC-...

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Onkyo TX-SR353

Onkyo TX-SR353 review

Dec 17, 2018

The Onkyo AVR TX-353 is fantastic and sounds great. Onkyo TX-SR353 review sticks to the point that the unit has great sound and easy to use once you get used to it. The ACCU- EQ system took seconds a...

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Product

Pioneer SC-1223-K
Onkyo TX-SR353

Model

SC-1223-K
TX-SR353

Brand

Pioneer
Onkyo

Rating

3.6 of 5
4.0 of 5

Reviews

104
146

Amplifier

Total output power

560 W
650 W

Output power per channel

120 W, 150 W, 180 W
140 W, 80 W

Output impedance per channel

4 Ohm, 6 Ohm, 8 Ohm
6 Ohm, 8 Ohm

Frequency response

1 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.06 %

Number of channels

7
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

100 dB
98 dB

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Audio formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

Dolby Atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

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
Analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

has not

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
has not

Connector type

AV inputs

5
2

Optical digital inputs

2
1

Coaxial digital inputs

2
1

HDMI inputs

7
4

HDMI outputs

2
1

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
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

63
40

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

Three-zone capability

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote control

Sound features

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

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

Surround system class

7.2 channel
5.1 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
has not

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

260 W
210 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.45 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

15.6 x 17.1 x 7.3 inches
12.8 x 17.1 x 6.6 inches

Weight

25.8 pounds
17.6 pounds
Pioneer SC-1223-K
Onkyo TX-SR353
Pioneer SC-1223-K
Onkyo TX-SR353

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  • 14Onkyo TX-SR353

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