Onkyo TX-SR383 vs Pioneer SC-LX901

TX-SR383 vs SC-LX901 comparison chart

Onkyo TX-SR383 vs Pioneer SC-LX901 review

Onkyo TX-SR383
vs
Pioneer SC-LX901

This is a review and detailed comparison of Onkyo TX-SR383 vs Pioneer SC-LX901. The TX-SR383 has 7.2 channels amplifier and the SC-LX901 11.2 channels. Only the SC-LX901 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the SC-LX901. We have evaluated both AV receivers, TX-SR383 has an overall score of 4.8 out of 10 vs 8.6 out of 10 for SC-LX901.

Advantages Pioneer SC-LX901 over Onkyo TX-SR383

  • Delivers 140W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 100W/8Ohm
  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Onkyo TX-SR383

Dec 13, 2019

Onkyo has expanded its line of AV receivers with the TX-SR383. The manufacturer positions the device as an inexpensive solution, prepared for current and upcoming formats. If you want to see Onkyo TX...

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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-SR383
Pioneer SC-LX901

Model

TX-SR383
SC-LX901

Brand

Onkyo
Pioneer

Reviews

265
90

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
11.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

100/8, 135/6
140/8, 200/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit
ESS SABRE32 Ultra 192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ
MCACC Pro

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Music 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

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
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

1
3

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, 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

USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

has not
Pioneer Control App, FlareConnect

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
2/1

DC trigger output (12V)

0
2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Pro Logic
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
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

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

270
340

Standby consumption, W

0.3
0.15

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 16.8 x 32.6/17 x 6.3 x 12.6
43.5 x 18.5 x 44.1/17 x 7 x 17.3

Weight, kg/lbs

8.2/17.6
18/39.7

Other

Release year

2018
2016
Onkyo TX-SR383
Pioneer SC-LX901
Onkyo TX-SR383
Pioneer SC-LX901

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.8
  • 8.6
  • 4.8Onkyo TX-SR383
  • 8.6Pioneer SC-LX901

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