Pioneer VSX-LX503 vs Yamaha RX-V483BL

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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Yamaha RX-V483BL

Yamaha RX-V483BL review

Sep 26, 2018

Yamaha RX-V483BL is an example of how much a home theater receiver can offer for a very reasonable price. This receiver has a powerful 5 channel and the fire, and a print output for connection of a p...

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Product

Pioneer VSX-LX503
Yamaha RX-V483BL

Model

VSX-LX503
RX-V483BL

Brand

Pioneer
Yamaha

Rating

4.1 of 5
4.0 of 5

Reviews

22
162

Amplifier

Total output power

1090 W
525 W

Output power per channel

120 W
115 W, 145 W, 80 W

Output impedance per channel

8 Ohm
6 Ohm

Frequency response

20 Hz-20 kHz
20 Hz-20 kHz

Total harmonic distortion

0.08 %
0.09 %

Number of channels

9
5

Signal-to-noise ratio

109 dB
106 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

7
has not

Optical digital inputs

2
1

Coaxial digital inputs

2
2

HDMI inputs

7
4

HDMI outputs

2
1

Optical digital outputs

has not
has not

Coaxial digital outputs

has not
has not

Subwoofer outputs

2
1

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

32bit / 384kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Theater-Dimensional Virtual Surround
CINEMA DSP 3D. SILENT CINEMA DSP. Virtual CINEMA FRONT. Virtual Presence Speaker

Surround system class

9.2 channel
5.1 channel

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Power device

Operational power consumption

260 W

Standby power consumption

0.1 W

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions

15.2 x 17.2 x 7.3 inches
12.9 x 17.1 x 6.4 inches

Weight

29 pounds
17.9 pounds
Pioneer VSX-LX503
Yamaha RX-V483BL
Pioneer VSX-LX503
Yamaha RX-V483BL

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