Yamaha TSR-5810 vs Pioneer SC-LX701 review

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Yamaha TSR-5810
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Pioneer SC-LX701

What is better - Yamaha TSR-5810 vs Pioneer SC-LX701?

Amplifier

The number of channels for receivers is different - 7.2 versus 9.2, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the TSR-5810 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 145/6 1KHz, while the SC-LX701 has a power of 135/8 20Hz-20KHz, 185/6 1KHz. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the TSR-5810 it is 0.09%, but for the SC-LX701 it is 0.08%.

Audio features

The manufacturer installed different DACs, the TSR-5810 received the model Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit, but the SC-LX701 is equipped with ESS SABRE32 Ultra 192KHz/32-bit. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Yamaha TSR-5810 and Pioneer SC-LX701 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. Both devices can work with such Apple Music services: AirPlay. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Yamaha TSR-5810 works with Pandora, but the Pioneer SC-LX701 works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio.

Video features

Support for the HDR function can only boast of each of the AV receivers. The quality of 4K 60p signal remains unchanged when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector via HDMI for both receivers. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the TSR-5810 and the SC-LX701. Video scaling is only possible with the SC-LX701. Operation with the Dolby Vision is only possible with the SC-LX701.

Extensive connections

The number of HDMI inputs/outputs varies depending on the receiver, the TSR-5810 has 4/1, and the SC-LX701 has 8/2.Yamaha TSR-5810 connectionsPioneer SC-LX701 connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is not supported by the TSR-5810 and the SC-LX701. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. TSR-5810 and SC-LX701 support the standard HDCP 2.2. In the presence of a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player only at Pioneer SC-LX701.

Additional features

Unlike the TSR-5810 where 2 Multi zones is provided, the SC-LX701 works with 3 Multi zones. There is an ECO mode in TSR-5810. The Yamaha TSR-5810 and the Pioneer SC-LX701 can be properly configured using the setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available both models. A DTS:X surround technology is supported by devices from our comparison.

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Common

Product

Yamaha TSR-5810
Pioneer SC-LX701

Model

TSR-5810
SC-LX701

Brand

Yamaha
Pioneer

Reviews

10
104

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 145/6 1KHz
135/8 20Hz-20KHz, 185/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit
ESS SABRE32 Ultra 192KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
MCACC Pro

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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
DeepColor, x.v.Color, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

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

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
3

Coaxial digital input

2
2

Composite input

3
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

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast
Pioneer Control App, FlareConnect

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
2/1

DC trigger output (12V)

0
2

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

Auro-3D

Power

Operational power consumption, W

260
310

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.15

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 16.1 x 32.7/17 x 6.3 x 12.6
43.5 x 18.5 x 44.1/17 x 7 x 17.3

Weight, kg/lbs

8.1/17.9
15/33.1
Yamaha TSR-5810
Pioneer SC-LX701
Yamaha TSR-5810
Pioneer SC-LX701

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

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  • 6.7
  • 8.5
  • 6.7Yamaha TSR-5810
  • 8.5Pioneer SC-LX701

The Pioneer SC-LX701 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Pioneer SC-LX701 price