Pioneer VSX-LX303 vs Sony STR-DN1080

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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Sony STR-DN1080

Sony STR-DN1080 review

May 10, 2019

The STRDN1080 is a flagship receiver from Sony’s line. However, by requiring under $600 for the product, the company tries to prove that it’s not necessary to break the bank to get everyt...

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Product

Pioneer VSX-LX303
Sony STR-DN1080

Model

VSX-LX303
STR-DN1080

Brand

Pioneer
Sony

Rating

4.3 of 5
3.8 of 5

Reviews

23
280

Amplifier

Total output power

900 W
1155 W

Output power per channel

170 W
165 W

Output impedance per channel

6 Ohm
6 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0,01
0.09 %

Number of channels

9
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

108 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

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
up to 4K

Connector type

AV inputs

3
1

Optical digital inputs

2
1

Coaxial digital inputs

1
1

HDMI inputs

7
6

HDMI outputs

2
2

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
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
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
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Dolby Surround
S-FORCE Pro Front Surround Sound

Surround system class

9.2 channel
7.2 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

760 W
240 W

Standby power consumption

0.15 W
0.4 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

14.6 x 17.3 x 6.9 inches
19 x 15 x 8.4 inches

Weight

24 pounds
23 pounds
Pioneer VSX-LX303
Sony STR-DN1080
Pioneer VSX-LX303
Sony STR-DN1080

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  • 18.4Sony STR-DN1080

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