Onkyo TX-8260 vs Pioneer VSX-531 review

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Product

Onkyo TX-8260
Pioneer VSX-531

Model

TX-8260
VSX-531

Brand

Onkyo
Pioneer

Reviews

40
0

Amplifier

Channels

2.0
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

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

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
6

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
192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

MCACC

Speaker A/B switching

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

2 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio
has not

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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 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

Display

fluorescent
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

0/0
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

1
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

0
2

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones
USB, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
has not

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

Onkyo Controller app
has not

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

Auro-3D

Power

Operational power consumption, W

230
220

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.45

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 16.8 x 32/17 x 6.3 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

8.3/18.3
8/17.6
Onkyo TX-8260
Pioneer VSX-531
Onkyo TX-8260
Pioneer VSX-531

AV receivers SoundInspiration comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6
  • 4.3
  • 6Onkyo TX-8260
  • 4.3Pioneer VSX-531

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