Marantz NR1510 vs. Pioneer Elite VSX-LX305

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NR1510 vs Elite VSX-LX305 comparison chart

NR1510 vs Elite VSX-LX305 comparison

Marantz NR1510
Marantz NR1510
Pioneer Elite VSX-LX305
Pioneer Elite VSX-LX305


NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
Channels 5.2 9.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 50/8, 60/6 100/8, 225/6
Output impedance, Ohm 8, 6 8, 6
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz 20Hz-20KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.08 0.08

Audio features

NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
Digital to analog converter (DAC) 192 KHz/32-bit 192 KHz/24-bit
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration Audyssey MultEQ MCACC
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Enhancer, Hi-Res audio Advanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio, Dirac Live Room Correction


NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz 2.4/5GHz
USB 1 (USB 2.0) 1 (USB 2.0)
Ethernet (RJ45) 1 1

Streaming services

NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay, AirPlay 2 AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Other streaming services Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud

Extensive connection

NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
HDMI input/output 8/1 7/2
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
Digital content protection (HDCP) HDCP 2.3 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 3 0
Component input/output 2/1 0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic HDMI, USB, phones, setup mic, AUX
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
HDR (High Dynamic Range) HDR10 HDR10+
4K signal pass-through 4K/60Hz 4K/120Hz
8K signal pass-through 8K/60Hz
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 HLG, BT.2020 DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020, LipSync

Additional features

NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
Voice control Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App control iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
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 IP Control, Web Control App Control, Sonos Connect control


NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
Multi-room zones has not 2
Zone audio output has not speaker, preout
Zone HDMI output has not
Multi-room control has not Pioneer Control App
RS-232 0 1
Remote control input/output (IR) 1/0 1/1
DC trigger output (12V) 1 2

Multichannel surround

NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) Dolby Digital Plus Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other) DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS-Neo:6 DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-EXPRESS
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
Other audio file formats has not AIFF, DSD


NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
Operational power consumption, W 180 750
Standby consumption, W 0.2 0.1
Removable power cord


NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
Size W x H x D, cm/inches 43.5 x 10.1 x 35.5/17 x 4.1 x 14.9 43.5 x 17.3 x 37/17.1 x 6.1 x 14.9
Weight, kg/lbs 8.1/18.1 10.4/22.9


NR1510 Elite VSX-LX305
Release year 2019 2021
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