Pioneer Elite VSX-LX304 vs. Marantz NR1510

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Elite VSX-LX304 vs NR1510 comparison chart

Elite VSX-LX304 vs NR1510 comparison

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX304
Pioneer Elite VSX-LX304
Marantz NR1510
Marantz NR1510


Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
Channels 9.2 5.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 100/8, 225/6 50/8, 60/6
Output impedance, Ohm 8, 6 8, 6
Frequency response 5Hz-100KHz 10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.08 0.08

Audio features

Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
Digital to analog converter (DAC) AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit 192 KHz/32-bit
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration MCACC Audyssey MultEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features Advanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Enhancer, Hi-Res audio


Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz
USB 1 (USB 2.0) 1 (USB 2.0)
Ethernet (RJ45) 1 1

Streaming services

Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay, AirPlay 2 AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Other streaming services Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
HDMI input/output 7/2 8/1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
Digital content protection (HDCP) HDCP 2.2 HDCP 2.3
Subwoofer output (LFE) 2 2
Headphone output 1 x 6.3 1 x 6.3
Optical digital input 1 1
Coaxial digital input 1 1
Composite input 0 3
Component input/output 0/0 2/1
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
HDR (High Dynamic Range) HDR10 HDR10
4K signal pass-through 4K/60Hz 4K/60Hz
8K signal pass-through
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversion
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video features DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020 HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
Voice control Amazon Alexa Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App control iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
Display colour OSD colour OSD
Tuner AM, FM AM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware update network, USB network, USB
Other additional features has not IP Control, Web Control


Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
Multi-room zones 3 has not
Zone audio output speaker, preout has not
Zone HDMI output has not
Multi-room control Pioneer Control App, FlareConnect has not
RS-232 1 0
Remote control input/output (IR) 1/1 1/0
DC trigger output (12V) 2 1

Multichannel surround

Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Dolby Digital Plus
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other) DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS-Neo:6
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
Other audio file formats AIFF has not


Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
Operational power consumption, W 750 180
Standby consumption, W 0.15 0.2
Removable power cord


Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
Size W x H x D, cm/inches 43.5 x 17.3 x 37/17 x 6.8 x 14.5 43.5 x 10.1 x 35.5/17 x 4.1 x 14.9
Weight, kg/lbs 10.8/23.8 8.1/18.1


Elite VSX-LX304 NR1510
Release year 2019 2019
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