Pioneer VSX-534 vs Sony STR-DH590

Sony STR-DH590

Sony STR-DH590 review

Sep 21, 2018

As I like enjoying a good sound and “juicy” image, I have started my acquaintance with one of the most famous modern receivers – Sony STRDH590. Of course, affordable price, high-qua...

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Product

Pioneer VSX-534
Sony STR-DH590

Model

VSX-534
STR-DH590

Brand

Pioneer
Sony

Rating

4.4 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

16
164

Amplifier

Total output power

400 W
520 W

Output power per channel

80
90 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
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

109 dB
100 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

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

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 / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Dolby Digital
S-Force PRO Front Surround

Surround system class

5.2 channel
5.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

445 W
380 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.3 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

12.6 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches
19.1 x 13.6 x 6.9 inches

Weight

17.6 pounds
18.25 pounds
Pioneer VSX-534
Sony STR-DH590
Pioneer VSX-534
Sony STR-DH590

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  • 17.1Pioneer VSX-534
  • 17.9Sony STR-DH590

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