Pioneer Elite SC-97 vs Pioneer Elite A-20

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Common

Model

Elite SC-97
Elite A-20

Brand

Pioneer
Pioneer

Rating on Amazon

3.9
3.9

Reviews on Amazon

17
43

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Amplifier class

D
D

Audio Formats

AAC

AIFF

Apple lossless

DSD

FLAC

MP3

WAV

WMA

Built-in Decoders

DTS neural:X

DTS-HD master audio

DTS:X

Dolby atmos

Dolby digital plus

Dolby surround

Dolby true HD

Power device

Power consumption cperational. Watt

370
135

Power consumption stand by, Watt

0.1
0.3

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Amplifier

Output power /total. Watt

810
100

Output power / channel

140 Watt. 190 Watt. 240 Watt
30 Watt. 50 Watt

Output Impedance / channel

Frequency response

1 kHz
20 - 20000 Hz

Total harmonic distortion (THD)

0.08 %. 1 %
0.05 %. 0.1 %

Channel qty

9
2

Connectivity Interfaces

Bluetooth

Wi-Fi

IEEE 802.3

IEEE 802.3u

Signal processing

HDMI pass-through

up to 4K
up to 4K

Video conversion/scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion
HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

has not

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
has not

Connector Type

19 pin HDMI type A

RCA x 2

RCA x 3

RJ-45

TOSLINK

Banana/spade x 2

Click-fit x 2

Mini-phone 3.5 mm

Phone stereo 6.3 mm

4 pin USB Type A

9 pin D-Sub

F connector

RCA

Media Content Source

Bluetooth

Network

USB-host

Radio

Tuner type

digital
has not

Tuner bands

AM/FM
has not

Preset station qty

63
has not

Additional Features

A-B speaker switch

AIR Studios monitor certification

Three-zone capability

X.v.Color

Advanced sound retriever (ASR) technology

Apple air-play support

Audio return channel (ARC)

Bi-amplifying

Deep color

MCACC Pro

Auto power off

Pure direct mode

Dual-zone capability

Smartphone remote controlled

Sound features

Sound output mode

Surround Sound
stereo

Audio D/A converter

32bit / 192kHz
32bit / 384kHz

Surround sound effects

Front Stage Surround Advance. Headphone Surround (V.S.S.)
Loudness

Surround system class

9.2 channel
2

Digital sound processor (DSP)

DSP preset qty

12
has not

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
has not

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

17.1 x 17.4 x 7.3 inches
14.2 x 17.1 x 5 inches

Product weight

33 pounds
15.87 pounds

Amplifier

Output Impedance / сhannel

4 Ohm. 6 Ohm. 8 Ohm
4 Ohm. 8 Ohm

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