Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Pioneer SC-LX701

AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs SC-LX701 comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
8.6
Pioneer SC-LX701
8.5
8
8
10
10

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Pioneer SC-LX701 review

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
vs
Pioneer SC-LX701

The Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 vs Pioneer SC-LX701 comparison shows that these AV receivers have some important differences and common features. Both have 9.2 channel amplifiers. Both receivers have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AVENTAGE RX-A2080 has an overall score of 8.6 out of 10 vs 8.5 out of 10 for SC-LX701.

Advantages Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 over Pioneer SC-LX701

  • Delivers 140W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 135W/8Ohm
  • HDMI eARC features compatible

Advantages Pioneer SC-LX701 over Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080

  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
Votes 2 2
Rating 5 5
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080

Dec 13, 2019

Yamaha chose the abbreviation as the name for the elite Aventage series of its receivers, which is formed by the initial letters of the words that make up the phrase "AV Entertainment of the New Cent...

Read More
Add receiver to comparison
We didn't find anything to show here

Common

Product

Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
Pioneer SC-LX701

Model

AVENTAGE RX-A2080
SC-LX701

Brand

Yamaha
Pioneer

Reviews

58
98

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

140/8, 220/4
135/8, 185/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 4
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ESS SABRE ( ES9007S) 384 KHz/32-bit
ESS SABRE32 Ultra 192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
MCACC Pro

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
Advanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz
2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Sirius XM, Napster, Qobuz
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/3
8/2

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

3
3

Coaxial digital input

3
2

Composite input

4
2

Component input/output

2/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color, BT.2020, HLG
DeepColor, x.v.Color, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast
Pioneer Control App, FlareConnect

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
2/1

DC trigger output (12V)

2
2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS Neo:6
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD EXPRESS

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

490
310

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.15

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 19.2 x 47.4/17 x 7.5 x 18.5
43.5 x 18.5 x 44.1/17 x 7 x 17.3

Weight, kg/lbs

17/37.5
15/33.1

Other

Release year

2018
2016
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
Pioneer SC-LX701
Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
Pioneer SC-LX701

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.6
  • 8.5
  • 8.6Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080
  • 8.5Pioneer SC-LX701

The Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 is better receiver in this comparison - check Yamaha AVENTAGE RX-A2080 price.