Yamaha RX-A1060BL vs Pioneer SC-LX801

Yamaha RX-A1060BL
vs
Pioneer SC-LX801

Here's an outline of the key differences: Yamaha RX-A1060BL over the Pioneer SC-LX801 features. The RX-A1060BL has 7.2 channels amplifier and the SC-LX801 9.2 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, RX-A1060BL has an overall score of 7.8 out of 10 vs 8.4 out of 10 for SC-LX801.

Advantages Pioneer SC-LX801 over Yamaha RX-A1060BL

  • Delivers 140W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 110W/8Ohm
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • HDMI CEC support
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
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Yamaha RX-A1060BL

Yamaha RX-A1060BL review

Dec 06, 2019

Without a doubt, one of the most anticipated audio news of the 2016 year was the announcement of the "release" of acoustic products from Yamaha. The reputation of this manufacturer in the specialized ...

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Pioneer SC-LX801

Pioneer SC-LX801 review

Sep 19, 2019

The powerful home receiver which is considered in the Pioneer SC-LX810 review is implemented all the current technologies - wireless communication, 4K video switching, and support for the MHL protocol...

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Common

Product

Yamaha RX-A1060BL
Pioneer SC-LX801

Model

RX-A1060BL
SC-LX801

Brand

Yamaha
Pioneer

Reviews

40
88

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

110/8 20Hz-20KHz
140/8 20Hz-20KHz, 200/6 1KHz, 255/4 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8
8, 6, 4

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ESS 192 KHz/24-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 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
Reflex Optimizer, Advanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio

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

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Sirius XM, Napster
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/3
8/2

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
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, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX
USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
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

DeepColor, x.v.Color
DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, 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

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast
Pioneer Control App, iControlAV5, 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-EXPRESS
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-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

450
320

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 18.2 x 43.9/17 x 7.1 x 17
43.5 x 18.5 x 44.1/17 x 7 x 17.3

Weight, kg/lbs

14.9/32.8
17.9/39.5
Yamaha RX-A1060BL
Pioneer SC-LX801
Yamaha RX-A1060BL
Pioneer SC-LX801

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.8
  • 8.4
  • 7.8Yamaha RX-A1060BL
  • 8.4Pioneer SC-LX801

The Pioneer SC-LX801 is better receiver in this comparison - check Pioneer SC-LX801 price.