Pioneer VSX-LX102 vs Denon AVR-X2400H

Pioneer VSX-LX102
vs
Denon AVR-X2400H

This is a review and detailed comparison of Pioneer VSX-LX102 vs Denon AVR-X2400H. Both have 7.2 channel amplifiers. 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, VSX-LX102 has an overall score of 7.1 out of 10 vs 7.6 out of 10 for AVR-X2400H.

Advantages Pioneer VSX-LX102 over Denon AVR-X2400H

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

Advantages Denon AVR-X2400H over Pioneer VSX-LX102

  • Delivers 95W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 80W/8Ohm
  • Multi-zone

Common strengths

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

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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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Denon AVR-X2400H

Denon AVR-X2400H review

Sep 23, 2019

Denon AVR-X2400H review is a review of one of the flagship devices for creating a modern home theater that can be configured in the form of 5.1.2 Denon AVR-X2400H supports current Dolby and DTS dec...

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Common

Product

Pioneer VSX-LX102
Denon AVR-X2400H

Model

VSX-LX102
AVR-X2400H

Brand

Pioneer
Denon

Reviews

54
99

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 170/6 1KHz
95/8 20Hz-20KHz, 125/6 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)

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

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

MCACC
Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Reflex Optimizer, Advanced Sound Retriever
Hi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Dynamic Volume

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
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio
Deezer, TIDAL, iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, Sound Cloud, Napster

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
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

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 scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

x.v.Color
HLG

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

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

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

FlareConnect
HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

1
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
has not

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

480
500

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.3 x 32/17 x 6.8 x 12.6
43.1 x 15.2 x 33/17.1 x 6.6 x 13.3

Weight, kg/lbs

8.6/19
9/20.7
Pioneer VSX-LX102
Denon AVR-X2400H
Pioneer VSX-LX102
Denon AVR-X2400H

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.1
  • 7.6
  • 7.1Pioneer VSX-LX102
  • 7.6Denon AVR-X2400H

The Denon AVR-X2400H is better receiver in this comparison. Check Denon AVR-X2400H price