The Yamaha RX-A1060BL vs Pioneer SC-LX801 comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-A1060BL has 7.2 versus 9.2 for Pioneer SC-LX801. Regarding power, then RX-A1060BL has such a W/Ohm ratio - 110/8 20Hz-20KHz when SC-LX801 has a power of 140/8 20Hz-20KHz, 200/6 1KHz, 255/4 1KHz. The THD is 0.06% for the RX-A1060BL but 0.08% for the SC-LX801.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, ESS 192 KHz/24-bit for RX-A1060BL and ESS SABRE32 Ultra 192 KHz/32-bit for the SC-LX801. Both the RX-A1060BL and the SC-LX801 support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The RX-A1060BL can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Sirius XM, Napster, and the SC-LX801 can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora.
Both AV receivers support HDR10 technology (High dynamic range). Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K 60p 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.
The Yamaha RX-A1060BL has 8/3 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/2 HDMI connectors of the Pioneer SC-LX801. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present only in the SC-LX801. Both models support the standard HDCP 2.2. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
The RX-A1060BL supports 2 Multi-room zones, versus 3 for the SC-LX801. A voice control is not available. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-A1060BL. The setup assistant will help you configure Pioneer SC-LX801.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.
The Pioneer SC-LX801 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Pioneer SC-LX801 price