Onkyo TX-8260 vs Pioneer SC-LX801 review

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Product

Onkyo TX-8260
Pioneer SC-LX801

Model

TX-8260
SC-LX801

Brand

Onkyo
Pioneer

Reviews

40
104

Amplifier

Channels

2.0
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 160/6 1KHz
140/8 20Hz-20KHz, 200/6 1KHz, 255/4 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6, 4

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4452 384 KHz/32-bit
ESS SABRE32 Ultra 192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

MCACC Pro

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

2 (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

TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

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

has not
DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, Android

Display

fluorescent
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

0/0
8/2

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

1
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
3

Coaxial digital input

2
2

Composite input

0
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones
USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Onkyo Controller app
Pioneer Control App, iControlAV5, FlareConnect

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
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

230
320

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 15 x 32.8/ 17 x 6.5 x 13
43.5 x 18.5 x 44.1/17 x 7 x 17.3

Weight, kg/lbs

8.3/18.3
17.9/39.5
Onkyo TX-8260
Pioneer SC-LX801
Onkyo TX-8260
Pioneer SC-LX801

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 8.4
  • 6Onkyo TX-8260
  • 8.4Pioneer SC-LX801

The Pioneer SC-LX801 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Pioneer SC-LX801 price