Pioneer VSX-LX503 vs Onkyo TX-RZ3100

Pioneer VSX-LX503

Pioneer VSX-LX503 review

Dec 07, 2018

This Pioneer VSX-LX503 review is about a mid-range 9-channel device that is very close to premium models due to the plenty of options and smart features. The AV is powerful enough (can be strengthene...

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Onkyo TX-RZ3100

Onkyo TX-RZ3100 review

Mar 27, 2019

Before you go on reading the Onkyo TX-RZ3100 review I have to be honest and to tell you that this receiver is indeed an amazing option for the whole family to enjoy. But this piece of hardware will c...

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Product

Pioneer VSX-LX503
Onkyo TX-RZ3100

Model

VSX-LX503
TX-RZ3100

Brand

Pioneer
Onkyo

Rating

4.1 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

22
13

Amplifier

Total output power

1090 W
1010 W

Output power per channel

120 W
140 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
4 Ohm, 4 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

9
11

Signal-to-noise ratio

109 dB
108 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
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
8

Optical digital inputs

2
3

Coaxial digital inputs

2
2

HDMI inputs

7
8

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

40
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

32bit / 384kHz
32bit / 384kHz

Surround sound effects

Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround
Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround

Surround system class

9.2 channel
11.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

340 W

Standby power consumption

0.15 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

15.2 x 17.2 x 7.3 inches
17.8 x 17.1 x 7.9 inches

Weight

29 pounds
43 pounds
Pioneer VSX-LX503
Onkyo TX-RZ3100
Pioneer VSX-LX503
Onkyo TX-RZ3100

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