Pioneer VSX-1131 vs Onkyo TX-NR555

Pioneer VSX-1131

Pioneer VSX-1131 review

Nov 20, 2018

A Pioneer VSX-1131 draws the attention of many true audiophiles due to the object-oriented audio codecs. The device also supports a 3D video and can propose a high-level sound for creating home-theat...

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Onkyo TX-NR555

Onkyo TX-NR555 review

May 20, 2019

In my opinion, Onkyo TX-NR555 is a really respectable example of how home theater amplifiers have changed for last years, beginning from being the audio centerpiece to controlling audio, video, netwo...

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Product

Pioneer VSX-1131
Onkyo TX-NR555

Model

VSX-1131
TX-NR555

Brand

Pioneer
Onkyo

Rating

4.0 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

139
76

Amplifier

Total output power

160 W
560 W

Output power per channel

100 W, 170 W
140 W, 80 W

Output impedance per channel

6 Ohm, 8 Ohm
6 Ohm, 8 Ohm

Frequency response

10 Hz-100 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

9
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

106 dB
106 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

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

3
2

Optical digital inputs

2
2

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

HDMI inputs

7
6

HDMI outputs

2
1

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

Front Stage Surround Advance
Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround

Surround system class

7.2 channel
7.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
has not

Clock

Built-in clock

has not

Sleep timer

has not

Power device

Operational power consumption

550 W
460 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

12.6 x 17.1 x 6.6 inches
22.5 x 18 x 11 inches

Weight

19.9 pounds
22 pounds
Pioneer VSX-1131
Onkyo TX-NR555
Pioneer VSX-1131
Onkyo TX-NR555

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  • 25.8
  • 22.5
  • 25.8Pioneer VSX-1131
  • 22.5Onkyo TX-NR555

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