Pioneer Elite SC-LX704 vs Pioneer VSX-1131

Elite SC-LX704 vs VSX-1131 comparison chart

Overall
Pioneer Elite SC-LX704
8.8
Pioneer VSX-1131
7.5
8
7
10
5

Pioneer Elite SC-LX704 vs Pioneer VSX-1131 review

Pioneer Elite SC-LX704
vs
Pioneer VSX-1131

In this article, we will talk about Pioneer Elite SC-LX704 vs Pioneer VSX-1131 comparison. The Elite SC-LX704 has 9.2 channels amplifier and the VSX-1131 7.2 channels. 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, Elite SC-LX704 has an overall score of 8.8 out of 10 vs 7.5 out of 10 for VSX-1131.

Advantages Pioneer Elite SC-LX704 over Pioneer VSX-1131

  • Delivers 135W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 100W/8Ohm
  • IMAX Enhanced certification

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
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Rating 5 5
Pioneer Elite SC-LX704

Dec 27, 2019

In 2019 Pioneer Corporation presented its new network AV receiver: Pioneer SC-LX704 for those looking for a high-end home theater. Check out Pioneer Elite SC-LX704 specs as well as additional informat...

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Pioneer VSX-1131

Dec 27, 2019

The Pioneer VSX-1131 receiver is positioned in the company's lineup as the top model in the middle segment. The next model has the LX index and refers to the upper segment. Let’s enjoy Pioneer ...

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Common

Product

Pioneer Elite SC-LX704
Pioneer VSX-1131

Model

Elite SC-LX704
VSX-1131

Brand

Pioneer
Pioneer

Reviews

5
237

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

135/8 1KHz
100/8 20Hz-20KHz, 170/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ES9026PRO 384 KHz/32-bit
AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

MCACC
MCACC

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio
Advanced Sound Retriever

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

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

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/3
7/2

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
2

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/0
1/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p
4K 60p

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

analog to HDMI
analog to HDMI

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

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

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

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
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Pioneer Control App, FlareConnect
FlareConnect

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

2
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
DTS Neo:X

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

310
580

Standby consumption, W

0.2
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 18.5 x 44/17 x 7 x 17.3
43.5 x 17.3 x 37.5/17 x 6.8 x 14.6

Weight, kg/lbs

15.5/34.2
10/22
Pioneer Elite SC-LX704
Pioneer VSX-1131
Pioneer Elite SC-LX704
Pioneer VSX-1131

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.8
  • 7.5
  • 8.8Pioneer Elite SC-LX704
  • 7.5Pioneer VSX-1131

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