Sony STR-DH590 vs Pioneer VSX-532

STR-DH590 vs VSX-532 comparison chart

Sony STR-DH590 vs Pioneer VSX-532 review

Sony STR-DH590
vs
Pioneer VSX-532

What are the main differences between the Sony STR-DH590 vs Pioneer VSX-532 and which AV receivers is better? The STR-DH590 has 5.2 channels amplifier and the VSX-532 5.1 channels. We have evaluated both AV receivers, STR-DH590 has an overall score of 4.2 out of 10 vs 4.3 out of 10 for VSX-532.

Advantages Sony STR-DH590 over Pioneer VSX-532

  • Dolby Vision compatible

Advantages Pioneer VSX-532 over Sony STR-DH590

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Sony STR-DH590

Dec 06, 2019

By adding the STR-DH590 to your home theater, you can enjoy a larger and sharper picture. With support for 4K HDR, Dolby Vision technology and customizable surround sound with a 5.2-channel AV receiv...

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Pioneer VSX-532

Jan 10, 2020

The Pioneer VSX-532 is impressive because it provides enough options to demonstrate how much its small black box and low cost can deliver. A subwoofer preamp output provides a connection to a powered...

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Common

Product

Sony STR-DH590
Pioneer VSX-532

Model

STR-DH590
VSX-532

Brand

Sony
Pioneer

Reviews

1374
298

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

145/6 1KHz
80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

DCAC
MCACC

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

has not
Advanced Sound Retriever

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
4/1

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
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

0
2

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones, setup mic
USB, 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 scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

HLG
DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

Display

fluorescent
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
has not

Zone audio output

has not
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not
has not

Multi-room control

has not
has not

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS 96/24
DTS 96/24, DTS Neo:X

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

200
210

Standby consumption, W

0.3
0.35

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43 x 13.3 x 29.7/ 17 x 5.3 x 11.4
43.5 x 17.2 x 36/17. x 6.6 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

7.1/16.4
7.7/17.6
Sony STR-DH590
Pioneer VSX-532
Sony STR-DH590
Pioneer VSX-532

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.2
  • 4.3
  • 4.2Sony STR-DH590
  • 4.3Pioneer VSX-532

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