Yamaha RX-V383BL vs Pioneer VSX-LX303

Yamaha RX-V383BL

Yamaha RX-V383BL review

Nov 27, 2018

The fine Japanese sound systems brand Yamaha has tried to come up with an option for people on the budget. Read my professional Yamaha RX-V383BL review to find out about the specs and options. It mig...

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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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Product

Yamaha RX-V383BL
Pioneer VSX-LX303

Model

RX-V383BL
VSX-LX303

Brand

Yamaha
Pioneer

Rating

4.2 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

274
23

Amplifier

Total output power

350 W
900 W

Output power per channel

100 W, 145 W
170 W

Output impedance per channel

6 Ohm, 8 Ohm
6 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.09 %
0,01

Number of channels

5
9

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

has not
3

Optical digital inputs

1
2

Coaxial digital inputs

2
1

HDMI inputs

4
7

HDMI outputs

1
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

1
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
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

24bit / 192kHz
32bit / 384kHz

Surround sound effects

CINEMA DSP. SILENT CINEMA DSP. Virtual CINEMA DSP. Virtual CINEMA FRONT
Dolby Surround

Surround system class

5.1 channel
9.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

380 W
760 W

Standby power consumption

0.3 W
0.15 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

12.4 x 17.1 x 6 inches
14.6 x 17.3 x 6.9 inches

Weight

16.3 pounds
24 pounds
Yamaha RX-V383BL
Pioneer VSX-LX303
Yamaha RX-V383BL
Pioneer VSX-LX303

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  • 14.3Yamaha RX-V383BL
  • 28.1Pioneer VSX-LX303

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