The Yamaha RX-V483BL 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-V483BL has 5.1 versus 9.2 for Pioneer SC-LX801. Regarding power, then RX-V483BL has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/6 20Hz-20KHz when SC-LX801 has a power of 140/8 20Hz-20KHz, 200/6 1KHz, 255/4 1KHz. The THD is 0.09% for the RX-V483BL but 0.08% for the SC-LX801.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit for RX-V483BL and ESS SABRE32 Ultra 192 KHz/32-bit for the SC-LX801. Both the RX-V483BL and the SC-LX801 support Bi-amping. The Pioneer SC-LX801 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-V483BL can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, JUKE, Qobuz, 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-V483BL has 4/1 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. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. Both models support the standard HDCP 2.2. The SC-LX801 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
The RX-V483BL 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-V483BL. The setup assistant will help you configure Pioneer SC-LX801.
Only the SC-LX801 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the SC-LX801.
The Pioneer SC-LX801 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Pioneer SC-LX801 price