Yamaha RX-A4A vs. Pioneer Elite VSX-LX305

If you click a link on this page and make a purchase, we may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

RX-A4A vs Elite VSX-LX305 comparison chart

RX-A4A vs Elite VSX-LX305 comparison

Yamaha RX-A4A
Yamaha RX-A4A
Pioneer Elite VSX-LX305
Pioneer Elite VSX-LX305

Amplifier

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
Channels 7.2 9.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 110/8 100/8, 225/6
Output impedance, Ohm 8 8, 6
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz 20Hz-20KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.06 0.08

Audio features

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
Digital to analog converter (DAC) 384 KHz/32-bit 192 KHz/24-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration YPAO MCACC
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT Advanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio, Dirac Live Room Correction

Connectivity

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz 2.4/5GHz
USB 1 (USB 2.0) 1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay, AirPlay 2 AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud

Extensive connection

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
HDMI input/output 7/3 7/2
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
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 2 1
Coaxial digital input 1 1
Composite input 0 0
Component input/output 0 0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors USB, phones, setup mic HDMI, USB, phones, setup mic, AUX
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
HDR (High Dynamic Range) HDR10+ HDR10+
4K signal pass-through 4K/120Hz 4K/120Hz
8K signal pass-through 8K/60Hz 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 x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020, LipSync DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020, LipSync

Additional features

RX-A4A 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 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 Web Control, App Control App Control, Sonos Connect control

Multi-room

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
Multi-room zones 2 2
Zone audio output preout speaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room control MusicCast Pioneer Control App
RS-232 0 1
Remote control input/output (IR) 1/1 1/1
DC trigger output (12V) 2 2

Multichannel surround

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other) DTS-ES, DTS-HD DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats AIFF, DSD AIFF, DSD

Power

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
Operational power consumption, W 410 750
Standby consumption, W 0.4 0.1
Removable power cord

Dimensions

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
Size W x H x D, cm/inches 43.4 x 25.4 x 38.1/17 x 10 x 17 43.5 x 17.3 x 37/17.1 x 6.1 x 14.9
Weight, kg/lbs 16.1/35.7 10.4/22.9

Other

RX-A4A Elite VSX-LX305
Release year 2021 2021
Add another receiver to comparison
We didn't find anything to show here