Yamaha RX-V385BL vs Pioneer VSX-LX303

Yamaha RX-V385BL

Yamaha RX-V385BL review

Oct 09, 2018

Yamaha RX-V385BL was really an interesting receiver for testing. Why? Because such a powerful media-monster was very promising, so I checked its functions and all the features with the utmost care. V...

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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-V385BL
Pioneer VSX-LX303

Model

RX-V385BL
VSX-LX303

Brand

Yamaha
Pioneer

Rating

4.5 of 5
4.3 of 5

Reviews

137
23

Amplifier

Total output power

350 W
900 W

Output power per channel

70 W
170 W

Output impedance per channel

6 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

88 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

24 bit / 192 kHz
32bit / 384kHz

Surround sound effects

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

220 W
760 W

Standby power consumption

0.3 W
0.15 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

12.4 x 17.1 x 6.3 inches
14.6 x 17.3 x 6.9 inches

Weight

16.3 pounds
24 pounds
Yamaha RX-V385BL
Pioneer VSX-LX303
Yamaha RX-V385BL
Pioneer VSX-LX303

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