What is better - Pioneer VSX-532 vs Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10?
The number of channels for receivers is different - 5.1 versus 2.0, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the VSX-532 has such a ratio W/Ohm - 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/6 1KHz, while the Topaz SR10 has a power of 85/8 20Hz-20KHz. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the VSX-532 it is 0.08%, but for the Topaz SR10 it is 0.01%. The Bi-amping function is implemented only in the Pioneer VSX-532. The model VSX-532 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Wireless connection to the Internet via WIFI can not be performed on these receivers. There is a Bluetooth protocol at the VSX-532. Support for Apple Music Services not implemented. Spotify is not available for these receivers. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode can provide only the VSX-532. None of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Review participants do not have the Dolby Vision feature. HDMI Audio Return Channel is only available on Pioneer VSX-532. HDMI eARC is not supported by the VSX-532 and the Topaz SR10. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that only the Pioneer VSX-532 has HDMI CEC. In the presence of a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player only at Cambridge Audio Topaz SR10. Voice control of the basic functions of the receiver is not realized in both models. There is an ECO mode in VSX-532. None of these units can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
Generally no support for a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A DTS:X surround technology is not supported by devices from our comparison.
The Pioneer VSX-532 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Pioneer VSX-532 price