Onkyo TX-NR555 vs Pioneer VSX-LX102

Onkyo TX-NR555
vs
Pioneer VSX-LX102

The Onkyo TX-NR555 vs Pioneer VSX-LX102 comparison shows that these AV receivers have some important differences and common features. 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, TX-NR555 has an overall score of 7 out of 10 vs 7.1 out of 10 for VSX-LX102.

Advantages Onkyo TX-NR555 over Pioneer VSX-LX102

  • Multi-zone

Advantages Pioneer VSX-LX102 over Onkyo TX-NR555

  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Phono (MM) input
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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Product

Onkyo TX-NR555
Pioneer VSX-LX102

Model

TX-NR555
VSX-LX102

Brand

Onkyo
Pioneer

Reviews

296
54

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

130/6 1KHz
80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 170/6 1KHz

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)

Hi-Grade 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

Double Bass Function, CinemaFILTER
Reflex Optimizer, Advanced Sound Retriever

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz
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

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1
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

2/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones, setup mic, AUX
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

DeepColor, x.v.Color
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

has not
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
has not

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

FlareConnect
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)

has not
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

460
480

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 37.8/17 x 6.7 x 14.5
43.5 x 17.3 x 32/17 x 6.8 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

9.4/20.7
8.6/19
Onkyo TX-NR555
Pioneer VSX-LX102
Onkyo TX-NR555
Pioneer VSX-LX102

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7.1
  • 7Onkyo TX-NR555
  • 7.1Pioneer VSX-LX102

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