Onkyo TX-NR676 vs Pioneer VSX-832

TX-NR676 vs VSX-832 comparison chart

Onkyo TX-NR676 vs Pioneer VSX-832 review

Onkyo TX-NR676
vs
Pioneer VSX-832

Onkyo TX-NR676 vs Pioneer VSX-832: which would you get for the best home entertainment experience? The TX-NR676 has 7.2 channels amplifier and the VSX-832 5.1 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-NR676 has an overall score of 7.2 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for VSX-832.

Advantages Onkyo TX-NR676 over Pioneer VSX-832

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Multi-zone

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Dolby Vision compatible
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Onkyo TX-NR676

Dec 06, 2019

The times when you would have to give up a kidney to buy a surround sound receiver with multiple HDMI ports are far behind. Now, for quite reasonable money, you can purchase an excellent receiver wit...

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Pioneer VSX-832

Jan 10, 2020

The Pioneer VSX-832 AV receiver with amplifier section on the powerful Direct-Energy output stages will turn your living room into a Dolby Atmos movie theater. Don’t miss a chance to read Pionee...

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Common

Product

Onkyo TX-NR676
Pioneer VSX-832

Model

TX-NR676
VSX-832

Brand

Onkyo
Pioneer

Reviews

323
184

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

165/6
80/8, 165/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
AK4438 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
MCACC

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Hi-Res audio, Theater-Dimensional
Advanced Sound Retriever, Reflex Optimizer

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
2 (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, Pandora, TuneIn Radio
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2
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

2
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
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 scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

BT.2020
DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
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
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
has not

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

FlareConnect, HEOS App
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-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD EXPRESS
DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, 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

570
400

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.3 x 37.8/17 x 6.8 x 14.8
43.5 x 17.3 x 32/17 x 6.8 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

12.5/26.5
8.6/19

Other

Release year

2017
2017
Onkyo TX-NR676
Pioneer VSX-832
Onkyo TX-NR676
Pioneer VSX-832

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.2
  • 6
  • 7.2Onkyo TX-NR676
  • 6Pioneer VSX-832

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