Onkyo TX-8220 vs Pioneer SC-LX801

Onkyo TX-8220
Onkyo TX-8220 review

Dec 07, 2018

The Onkyo TX-8220 has quite a low output power per channel (50W), but such a rate is enough for using in middle-area rooms. It proposes a Stereo Sound Mode and Bi-amplifying speaker connection. See p...

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Pioneer SC-LX801
Pioneer SC-LX801 review

Oct 01, 2018

Several days ago, I got an opportunity to test one of the most popular A/V receivers right now — Pioneer SC-LX801. At the first glance, Pioneer SC-LX801 is a great and reliable receiver that ca...

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Product

Onkyo TX-8220
Pioneer SC-LX801

Model

TX-8220
SC-LX801

Brand

Onkyo
Pioneer

Rating

4.2 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

74
94

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

290 W
320 W

Standby power consumption

0.15 W
0.15 W

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Amplifier

Total output power

100 W
810 W

Output power per channel

50 W
140 W, 200 W, 255 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
4 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

2
9

Signal-to-noise ratio

98 dB
108 dB

Connectivity interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

5
4

Optical digital inputs

1
3

Coaxial digital inputs

1
2

HDMI inputs

has not
8

HDMI outputs

has not
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

1
2

USB

has not
2

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

Stereo Sound
Surround Sound

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz
32bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

has not
Front Stage Surround Advance

Surround system class

2.0 channel
9.2 channel

Digital sound processor (DSP)

DSP preset qty

has not
12

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

12.9 x 17.1 x 5.9 inches
7.4 x 17.1 x 7.3 inches

Product weight

15 pounds
38.5 pounds

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  • 11.2
  • 29.3
  • 11.2Onkyo TX-8220
  • 29.3Pioneer SC-LX801

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