Pioneer VSX-LX303 vs Yamaha R-S202BL

Pioneer VSX-LX303

Pioneer VSX-LX303 review

Oct 10, 2018

Pioneer VSX-LX303 review deals with the high quality and straightforward 9-channel AV with the impeccable performance and up to 170W per channel. It is flexible enough to handle a wide range of speak...

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Yamaha R-S202BL

Yamaha R-S202BL review

Oct 01, 2018

I had an opportunity to take for review a stereo receiver for real connoisseurs of two-channel sound. The Yamaha R-S202BL is a classic stereo receiver with a conventional tuner, capable of handling r...

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Product

Pioneer VSX-LX303
Yamaha R-S202BL

Model

VSX-LX303
R-S202BL

Brand

Pioneer
Yamaha

Rating

4.3 of 5
4.1 of 5

Reviews

23
1110

Amplifier

Total output power

900 W
200 W

Output power per channel

170 W
125 W, 150 W, 165 W, 180 W

Output impedance per channel

6 Ohm
8 Ohm, 6 Ohm, 4 Ohm, 2 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
40 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0,01
0.2%

Number of channels

9
2

Signal-to-noise ratio

108 dB
71 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

Colour

black
black

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, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

3
has not

Optical digital inputs

2
has not

Coaxial digital inputs

1
has not

HDMI inputs

7
has not

HDMI outputs

2
has not

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
has not

USB

1
has not

Phones

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
24 bit / 192 kHz

Surround sound effects

Dolby Surround
has not

Surround system class

9.2 channel
has not

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

760 W
175 W

Standby power consumption

0.15 W
0.5 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

14.6 x 17.3 x 6.9 inches
12.6 x 17.1 x 5.5 inches

Weight

24 pounds
14.8 pounds
Pioneer VSX-LX303
Yamaha R-S202BL
Pioneer VSX-LX303
Yamaha R-S202BL

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  • 10.7
  • 28.1Pioneer VSX-LX303
  • 10.7Yamaha R-S202BL

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