Pioneer VSX-532 vs Onkyo TX-SR353

Pioneer VSX-532
vs
Onkyo TX-SR353

Here we are comparing Pioneer VSX-532 vs Onkyo TX-SR353 to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses. Both have 5.1 channel amplifiers. We have evaluated both AV receivers, VSX-532 has an overall score of 4.3 out of 10 vs 4 out of 10 for TX-SR353.

Advantages Pioneer VSX-532 over Onkyo TX-SR353

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • HDR compatible
  • 4K resolution video signal pass-through feature
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

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Pioneer VSX-532

Pioneer VSX-532 review

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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Onkyo TX-SR353

Onkyo TX-SR353 review

Dec 20, 2019

Soundbars definitely have their place, but if explosive surround-sound is what you’re dreaming of—without an eye-watering price tag—check out the all-new TX-SR353. Onkyo TX-SR353 re...

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Common

Product

Pioneer VSX-532
Onkyo TX-SR353

Model

VSX-532
TX-SR353

Brand

Pioneer
Onkyo

Reviews

290
327

Amplifier

Channels

5.1
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/6 1KHz
140/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

MCACC

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Sound Retriever
has not

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)

1
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p

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
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

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 Plus
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

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

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

210
210

Standby consumption, W

0.35
0.45

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.2 x 36/17. x 6.6 x 12.6
43.5 x 16.8 x 32.6/17 x 6.2 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

7.7/17.6
8/17
Pioneer VSX-532
Onkyo TX-SR353
Pioneer VSX-532
Onkyo TX-SR353

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.3
  • 4
  • 4.3Pioneer VSX-532
  • 4Onkyo TX-SR353

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