Onkyo TX-RZ830 vs Pioneer SC-LX901

TX-RZ830 vs SC-LX901 comparison chart

Onkyo TX-RZ830 vs Pioneer SC-LX901 review

Onkyo TX-RZ830
vs
Pioneer SC-LX901

This is a review and detailed comparison of Onkyo TX-RZ830 vs Pioneer SC-LX901. The TX-RZ830 has 9.2 channels amplifier and the SC-LX901 11.2 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, TX-RZ830 has an overall score of 8 out of 10 vs 8.6 out of 10 for SC-LX901.

Advantages Pioneer SC-LX901 over Onkyo TX-RZ830

  • 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 1 1
Rating 5 5
Onkyo TX-RZ830

Dec 20, 2019

See Onkyo TX-RZ830 specs listed in this Onkyo TX-RZ830 review and give your speakers the audio they deserve from the outputs of this senior Onkyo mid-range AV receiver and discover the fullness of th...

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Pioneer SC-LX901

Dec 06, 2019

The description of Pioneer SC-LX901 specs on the company portal begins with the phrase that the SC-LX901 is the best AV receiver in the history of Pioneer. We will not argue with the creators of the ...

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Common

Product

Onkyo TX-RZ830
Pioneer SC-LX901

Model

TX-RZ830
SC-LX901

Brand

Onkyo
Pioneer

Reviews

128
90

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
11.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

180/6
140/8, 200/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
ESS SABRE32 Ultra 192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
MCACC Pro

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audio
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

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2
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

2
3

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

HDMI, phones, setup mic
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, HLG, BT.2020
DeepColor, x.v.Color, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

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

Display

fluorescent
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

IP Control
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Onkyo Controller app, FlareConnect
Pioneer Control App, FlareConnect

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
2/1

DC trigger output (12V)

1
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-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, 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

850
340

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.15

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 20.1 x 39.8/17 x 7.8 x 15.3
43.5 x 18.5 x 44.1/17 x 7 x 17.3

Weight, kg/lbs

17/37.5
18/39.7

Other

Release year

2018
2016
Onkyo TX-RZ830
Pioneer SC-LX901
Onkyo TX-RZ830
Pioneer SC-LX901

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 8.6
  • 8Onkyo TX-RZ830
  • 8.6Pioneer SC-LX901

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