Pioneer VSX-LX503 vs Denon AVR-X2500H

Pioneer VSX-LX503

Pioneer VSX-LX503 review

Dec 07, 2018

This Pioneer VSX-LX503 review is about a mid-range 9-channel device that is very close to premium models due to the plenty of options and smart features. The AV is powerful enough (can be strengthene...

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Denon AVR-X2500H

Denon AVR-X2500H review

Dec 07, 2018

Denon AVRX2500 is a very multipurpose receiver. With the addition of AirPlay 2, the HEOS network technology and the input for connecting a vinyl player, it becomes even more multifunctional. As my De...

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Product

Pioneer VSX-LX503
Denon AVR-X2500H

Model

VSX-LX503
AVR-X2500H

Brand

Pioneer
Denon

Rating

4.1 of 5
3.5 of 5

Reviews

22
5

Amplifier

Total output power

1090 W
670 W

Output power per channel

120 W
95 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
8 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.08 %

Number of channels

9
7

Signal-to-noise ratio

109 dB
100 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

Connector type

AV inputs

7
8

Optical digital inputs

2
2

Coaxial digital inputs

2
1

HDMI inputs

7
8

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
56

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

Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround
Dolby Surround

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

500 W

Standby power consumption

0.5 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

15.2 x 17.2 x 7.3 inches
13.3 x 17.1 x 6.6 inches

Weight

29 pounds
20.7 pounds
Pioneer VSX-LX503
Denon AVR-X2500H
Pioneer VSX-LX503
Denon AVR-X2500H

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