Pioneer VSX-532 vs Harman Kardon AVR 1510 comparison definitely makes sense.
Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 5.1. Regarding power, then VSX-532 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/6 1KHz when AVR 1510 has a power of 75/8 1KHz, 75/6 1KHz. The THD is 0.08% for the VSX-532 but 0.09% for the AVR 1510.
Competitors' digital to analog converter (DAC) is identical to 192 KHz/24-bit. Only the VSX-532 supports Bi-amping feature. The Pioneer VSX-532 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the VSX-532 has Bluetooth support. Each of these units does not support Apple Music. Competitors do not have built-in Spotify service. 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 competitors are not able to scale the HDMI signal. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is not supported by these receivers.
Each receiver has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs. 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 in only the VSX-532. The VSX-532 supports the protection of digital content of the standard HDCP 2.2, versus HDCP 1.4 in the AVR 1510. Receivers do not have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. A voice control is not available. An ECO mode is only available for the VSX-532. Unfortunately, the setup assistant is not available in each of the models.
None of the rivals equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The receivers do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.
The Pioneer VSX-532 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Pioneer VSX-532 price