It makes sense comparing Pioneer VSX-LX102 vs Integra DTM-6 because they both are able to give some premium features.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Pioneer VSX-LX102 has 7.2 versus 2.0 for Integra DTM-6. Regarding power, then VSX-LX102 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/8, 170/6 when DTM-6 has a power of 80/8. The THD is the same and is 0.08%.
Competitors' digital to analog converter (DAC) is identical to AK4438 384 KHz/32-bit. Only the VSX-LX102 supports Bi-amping feature. The Pioneer VSX-LX102 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
WI-FI modules have the same characteristics: 2.4/5GHz. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver. Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio - all of these streaming services have found application in each of the models. Only the VSX-LX102 provides HDMI signal transmission in standby mode. The VSX-LX102 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the DTM-6. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the VSX-LX102. Only the VSX-LX102 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present in only the VSX-LX102. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. An ECO mode is only available for the VSX-LX102. The setup assistant will help you configure Pioneer VSX-LX102.
Only the VSX-LX102 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the VSX-LX102.
The Pioneer VSX-LX102 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Pioneer VSX-LX102 price