The Yamaha RX-A2070 vs Pioneer SC-LX801 comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.
Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 9.2. Regarding power, then RX-A2070 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 140/8 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-A2070 but 0.08% for the SC-LX801.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, ESS 192 KHz/24-bit for RX-A2070 and ESS SABRE32 Ultra 192 KHz/32-bit for the SC-LX801. Both the RX-A2070 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-A2070 can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, 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.
Each receiver has 8/2 HDMI inputs/outputs. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. The RX-A2070 supports the protection of digital content of the standard HDCP 2.3, versus HDCP 2.2 in the SC-LX801. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
Each of the AV receivers from our review supports 3 Multi-room zones. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-A2070. Both RX-A2070 and SC-LX801 can be configured using the Setup assistant.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.
The Yamaha RX-A2070 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha RX-A2070 price