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...Read More
I would like to share my experience, this Pioneer VSX-LX503 vs Pioneer SC-LX502 review is for people who are looking for a good receiver.
The Pioneer VSX-LX503 vs SC-LX502 total output power shows that the VSX-LX503 is for people who need more power – compare its 1090 W with 560 W that the SC-LX502 can output. The VSX-LX503 supports the 9.2 channel setup, while the SC-LX502 supports the 7.2 setups. Both models feature the Phase control technology to avoid the phase lag between the main channel and the subwoofer. Another common feature is the Reflex Optimizer. These receivers have the Chromecast built-in technology, but the VSX-LX503 also supports the Google Assistant feature. The VSX-LX503 supports Sonos.
These receivers have Wi-FI and Bluetooth modules. Both models support DTS Play-Fi and various streaming services.
The Pioneer SC-LX502 vs VSX-LX503 multizone test shows the SC-LX502 supports 2 zones, while the VSX-LX503 supports 3 zones.
These models are built-well so customers do not have any troubles with the ports. Both models have 7 in and 2 out HDMI ports.
These solutions use MCACC technology to calibrate and control the output audio. The calibration is very precise and fast. Pioneer provides you with the microphone required for the calibration process. However, both models are flexible and you can tweak various parameters to get the sound you expect from a receiver.
Both receivers look almost identical – they look massive and heavy. They have 2 knobs, a display, a power on/off button and the front cover that hides additional ports and buttons. The remote controller is good and it has all functions, but some customers may find it too small.
The dimensions are 15.2x17.2x7.3 in for the VSX-LX503 versus 15.6x17x7.4 in for the SC-LX502. The weight is 29 and 24 pounds respectively.
The Pioneer SC-LX502 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Pioneer SC-LX502 price