Pioneer VSX-832 vs. Pioneer VSX-531

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Pioneer VSX-832
Pioneer VSX-531

Common

Model

VSX-832
VSX-531

Brand

Pioneer
Pioneer

Rating on Amazon

3.7
3.8

Reviews on Amazon

33
103

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

400 W
210 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.45 W

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Amplifier

Total output power

400 W
140 W

Output power per channel

80 W
140 W, 80 W

Output impedance per channel

6 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

5
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

86 dB
98 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

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

has not
2

Optical digital inputs

1
1

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

HDMI inputs

6
4

HDMI outputs

1
1

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

1
1

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 qty

40
30

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

Surround Sound
Surround Sound

Audio D/A converter

24bit / 192kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Front Stage Surround Advance
Front Stage Surround Advance. Headphone Surround (V.S.S.)

Surround system class

5.1 channel
5.1 channel

Digital sound processor (DSP)

DSP preset qty

6
5

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

12.6 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches
12.6 x 17.1 x 6.6 inches

Product weight

18 pounds
19.67 pounds

AV receivers comparison rating

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  • 27
  • 16.5
  • 27Pioneer VSX-832
  • 16.5Pioneer VSX-531

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