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Common

Model

VSX-831
STR-DA2800ES

Brand

Pioneer
Sony

Rating on Amazon

3.4
3.3

Reviews on Amazon

28
23

Functions

Digital player

Internet radio

Network audio player

Amplifier class

D
AB

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

380
290

Power consumption stand by, Watt

0.1
0.5

Built-in display

Type

fluorescent
fluorescent

Colour

black
black

Amplifier

Output power /total. Watt

525
980

Output power / channel

140 Watt. 80 Watt
100 Watt. 110 Watt

Output Impedance / channel

Frequency response

20 - 20000 kHz. at 1 kHz
20 - 20000 Hz. at 1 kHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD)

0.08 %. 1%
0.09 %. 0.7 %

Channel qty

1.2
7

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
HDMI to HDMI scaling, analog to HDMI up conversion

3D pass-through

Upscaling via HDMI

up to 4K
up to 4K

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
digital

Tuner bands

AM/FM
AM/FM

Preset station qty

40
60

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
Surround Sound

Audio D/A converter

32bit / 384kHz
24bit / 192kHz

Surround sound effects

Front Stage Surround Advance
HD Digital Cinema Sound

Surround system class

5.2 channel
7.2 channel

Digital sound processor (DSP)

DSP preset qty

4

Digital content protection

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Clock

Built-in clock

Sleep timer

Dimensions

Shipping size

14.6 x 17.1 x 6.8 inches
15.1 x 17 x 6.5 inches

Product weight

19.8 pounds
30.6 pounds

Amplifier

Output Impedance / сhannel

6 Ohm. 8 Ohm
8 Ohm

AV receivers comparison rating

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  • 40
  • 27.5
  • 40Pioneer VSX-831
  • 27.5Sony STR-DA2800ES

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