Pioneer Elite VSX-LX105 vs Denon AVR-S670H review

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Pioneer Elite VSX-LX105 vs Denon AVR-S670H review

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX105
vs
Denon AVR-S670H

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX105 vs Denon AVR-S670H comparison definitely makes sense.

Amplifier

A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Pioneer Elite VSX-LX105 has 7.2 versus 5.2 for Denon AVR-S670H. Regarding power, then Elite VSX-LX105 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 100/8, 210/6 when AVR-S670H has a power of 75/8, 100/6. The THD is the same and is 0.08%.

Audio features

Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 192 KHz/24-bit for Elite VSX-LX105 and 192 KHz/32-bit for the AVR-S670H. Only the Elite VSX-LX105 supports Bi-amping feature. The Denon AVR-S670H can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.

Connectivity

WI-FI modules have the same characteristics: 2.4/5GHz. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The Elite VSX-LX105 can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, and the AVR-S670H can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD, MOOD:Mix.

Video features

Both AV receivers support HDR10+ technology (High dynamic range). Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K/120Hz signal when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. Both rivals can scale the resolution of the incoming HDMI signal. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is supported by these receivers.

Extensive connections

The Pioneer Elite VSX-LX105 has 6/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 6/1 HDMI connectors of the Denon AVR-S670H.Pioneer Elite VSX-LX105 connectionsDenon AVR-S670H connections The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. HDMI eARC is available in each model. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present only in the AVR-S670H. Both models support the standard HDCP 2.3. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. Supported voice control technologies are identical - Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI. An ECO mode is only available for the AVR-S670H. Both Elite VSX-LX105 and AVR-S670H can be configured using the Setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

Only the Elite VSX-LX105 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the Elite VSX-LX105.

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General

Item

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX105
Denon AVR-S670H

Model

Elite VSX-LX105
AVR-S670H

Brand

Pioneer
Denon

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