Pioneer VSX-933 vs Sony STR-DH790

Pioneer VSX-933

Pioneer VSX-933 review

Nov 16, 2018

Pioneer VSX-933 is able to cope with pressure because even after a long working day, the device stays barely warm. It performs all the popular audio formats and can produce an amazing high-quality pi...

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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-933
Sony STR-DH790

Model

VSX-933
STR-DH790

Brand

Pioneer
Sony

Rating

4.8 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

15
71

Amplifier

Total output power

560 W
1015 W

Output power per channel

80 W
145 W

Output impedance per channel

6 Ohm, 8 Ohm
6 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.09 %

Number of channels

7
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

100 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

4
has not

Optical digital inputs

1
1

Coaxial digital inputs

1
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

2
1

Phones

1
1

Media content source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station

30
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

Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround
Dolby Surround

Surround system class

7.2 channel
7.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

480 W
700 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W
0.3 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

14.6 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches
19.2 x 13.6 x 6.8 inches

Weight

21 pounds
15.6 pounds
Pioneer VSX-933
Sony STR-DH790
Pioneer VSX-933
Sony STR-DH790

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  • 24.6Pioneer VSX-933
  • 20.8Sony STR-DH790

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