Pioneer VSX-534 vs Sony STR-DH790

Sony STR-DH790

Sony STR-DH790 review

Feb 25, 2019

Personally, for me, the Sony STR-DH790 is regarded as one of the most noteworthy receivers. Why? Because Sony has always been a solid name in electronics. This receiver has enough power to make your ...

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Product

Pioneer VSX-534
Sony STR-DH790

Model

VSX-534
STR-DH790

Brand

Pioneer
Sony

Rating

4.4 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

16
71

Amplifier

Total output power

400 W
1015 W

Output power per channel

80
145 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
6 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz - 20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.09 %

Number of channels

5
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

109 dB
108 dB

Functions

Amplifier class

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Audio formats

AAC

DSD

AIFF

Apple lossless

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in decoders

DTS:X

DTS-HD master audio

DTS neural: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

has not
has not

Optical digital inputs

1
1

Coaxial digital inputs

has not
1

HDMI inputs

4
4

HDMI outputs

1
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
30

Preset station qty

Additional features

A-B speaker switch

MCACC Pro

Deep color

X.v.Color

AIR Studios monitor certification

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 / 192kHz

DSP preset qty

Sound output mode

Surround sound effects

Dolby Digital
Dolby Surround

Surround system class

5.2 channel
7.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Digital sound processor (DSP)

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

445 W
700 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.3 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

12.6 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches
19.2 x 13.6 x 6.8 inches

Weight

17.6 pounds
15.6 pounds
Pioneer VSX-534
Sony STR-DH790
Pioneer VSX-534
Sony STR-DH790

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  • 17.1Pioneer VSX-534
  • 20.8Sony STR-DH790

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