Pioneer VSX-LX102 vs Denon AVR-X7200WA comparison definitely makes sense.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Pioneer VSX-LX102 has 7.2 versus 9.2 for Denon AVR-X7200WA. Regarding power, then VSX-LX102 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/8, 170/6 when AVR-X7200WA has a power of 150/8, 190/6. The THD is 0.08% for the VSX-LX102 but 0.05% for the AVR-X7200WA.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, AK4438 384 KHz/32-bit for VSX-LX102 and AK4490 384 KHz/32-bit for the AVR-X7200WA. Both the VSX-LX102 and the AVR-X7200WA support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers 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 VSX-LX102 can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio, and the AVR-X7200WA can receive a content from Pandora, SiriusXM. Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K/60Hz 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. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the VSX-LX102.
The Pioneer VSX-LX102 has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/3 HDMI connectors of the Denon AVR-X7200WA. 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. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. A voice control is not available. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. Both VSX-LX102 and AVR-X7200WA can be configured using the Setup assistant.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.
The Denon AVR-X7200WA is better receiver in this comparison. Check Denon AVR-X7200WA price