It makes sense comparing Pioneer SC-LX701 vs Integra DTM-6 because they both are able to give some premium features.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Pioneer SC-LX701 has 9.2 versus 2.0 for Integra DTM-6. Regarding power, then SC-LX701 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 135/8 20Hz-20KHz, 185/6 1KHz when DTM-6 has a power of 80/8 20Hz-20KHz. The THD is the same and is 0.08%.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, ESS SABRE32 Ultra 192KHz/32-bit for SC-LX701 and AK4438 384 KHz/32-bit for the DTM-6. Only the SC-LX701 supports Bi-amping feature. The Pioneer SC-LX701 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
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. Spotify can be used on each receiver. Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio - all of these streaming services have found application in each of the models.
Only the Pioneer SC-LX701 has support for High dynamic range (HDR). Only the SC-LX701 provides HDMI signal transmission in standby mode. The SC-LX701 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the DTM-6. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the SC-LX701. Only the SC-LX701 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present in only the SC-LX701. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
The SC-LX701 supports 3 Multi-room zones, versus 2 for the DTM-6. An ECO mode is not present in each of the AV receivers. The setup assistant will help you configure Pioneer SC-LX701.
Only the SC-LX701 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SC-LX701.
The Pioneer SC-LX701 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Pioneer SC-LX701 price