Denon AVRS530BT vs Pioneer VSX-LX102

Denon AVRS530BT
vs
Pioneer VSX-LX102

The Denon AVRS530BT vs Pioneer VSX-LX102 comparison shows that these AV receivers have some important differences and common features. The AVRS530BT has 5.2 channels amplifier and the VSX-LX102 7.2 channels. Only the VSX-LX102 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the VSX-LX102. We have evaluated both AV receivers, AVRS530BT has an overall score of 4.3 out of 10 vs 7.1 out of 10 for VSX-LX102.

Advantages Pioneer VSX-LX102 over Denon AVRS530BT

  • Delivers 80W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 70W/8Ohm
  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Includes automatic room EQ and speaker setup
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
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Rating 5 5

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Denon AVRS530BT

Denon AVRS530BT review

Sep 19, 2019

The chip receiver is what most users need. In Denon AVRS530BT review describes the main characteristics that allow this receiver to be the center of a home media system - support for Heos, music strea...

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Pioneer VSX-LX102

Pioneer VSX-LX102 review

Dec 06, 2019

Pioneer expanded the elite LX series of AV receivers with the model VSX-LX102, which was the only device in this line equipped with classic amplification - branded Direct Energy HD Class D3 amplifiers...

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Common

Product

Denon AVRS530BT
Pioneer VSX-LX102

Model

AVRS530BT
VSX-LX102

Brand

Denon
Pioneer

Reviews

360
54

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

70/8 20Hz-20KHz, 90/6 1KHz
80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 170/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit
AK4438 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

MCACC

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Dialog Normalization
Reflex Optimizer, Advanced Sound Retriever

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

5/1
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
2

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

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

BT.2020
x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, 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

has not
has not

Zone audio output

has not
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not
has not

Multi-room control

has not
FlareConnect

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS Neo:6 Cinema
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24

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

310
480

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 30.4 x 15.2/17.1 x 12.6 x 6
43.5 x 17.3 x 32/17 x 6.8 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

7.2/16.6
8.6/19
Denon AVRS530BT
Pioneer VSX-LX102
Denon AVRS530BT
Pioneer VSX-LX102

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 4.3
  • 7.1
  • 4.3Denon AVRS530BT
  • 7.1Pioneer VSX-LX102

The Pioneer VSX-LX102 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Pioneer VSX-LX102 price