Marantz sr8012 has an amplifier that uses HDAM modules and can produce 140 W per channel, while the SC-LX901, discussed in this Marantz SR8012 vs Pioneer SC-LX901 comparison, produces 140 to 255 W per channel. SR8012 also has full support for Dolby Atmos, DTS: X and Auro-3D, allowing you to work in 7.2.4 configuration. The receiver has an Audyssey MultEQ XT32 bot for equalization of sound, as well as an Audyssey LFC, which dynamically controls audio content and removes low frequencies. In addition to this, the SR8012 has ample connectivity, both wired and wireless.
The Pioneer SC-LX901 is an 11.2-channel receiver equipped with Air Studios certified amplifier. The model has an improved Direct Energy HD amplification circuit built on proprietary Direct Power FET output transistors, which create real 3D sound. The entire multichannel pulse amplification unit is enclosed in a separate metal casing, electrically isolated from the main steel chassis. Like any flagship receiver, the SC-LX901 is equipped with a complete set of protocols for transmitting audio. And in addition, the automatic MCACC system is responsible for adjusting the sound of the device.
The Marantz SR8012 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Marantz SR8012 price