Pioneer VSX-LX505 vs. Denon AVR-X3800H

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VSX-LX505 vs AVR-X3800H comparison chart

VSX-LX505 vs AVR-X3800H comparison

Pioneer VSX-LX505
Pioneer VSX-LX505
Denon AVR-X3800H
Denon AVR-X3800H

Amplifier

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
Channels 9.2 9.4
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 120/8 105/8, 135/6
Output impedance, Ohm 8 8, 6
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz 10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.08 0.08

Audio features

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
Digital to analog converter (DAC) 192 KHz/24-bit 192 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration MCACC Audyssey MultEQ
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features Advanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio, Dirac Live Room Correction Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Audyssey Dynamic LFC, Dirac Live Suppot, Compressed Audio Enhancer(MDAX2), Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz 2.4/5GHz
USB 2 (USB 2.0) 1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay, AirPlay 2 AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD, MOOD:Mix Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD, MOOD:Mix

Extensive connection

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
HDMI input/output 6/2 6/3
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 4
Headphone output 1 x 6.3 1 x 6.3
Optical digital input 3 2
Coaxial digital input 2 2
Composite input 0 0
Component input/output 0/0 0/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors phones, setup mic USB, phones, setup mic
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
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 analog to HDMI
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video features Variable Refresh Rate, Auto Low Latency Mode x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020, LipSync

Additional features

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
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 IP Control, Web Control, App Control IP Control, Web Control, App Control, RS232 Control

Multi-room

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
Multi-room zones 3 2
Zone audio output speaker, preout speaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room control Pioneer Control App HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote
RS-232 1 1
Remote control input/output (IR) 1/1 1/1
DC trigger output (12V) 2 1

Multichannel surround

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) DSD, LPCM Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
DTS:X
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
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats AIFF, DSD AIFF, DSD

Power

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
Operational power consumption, W 850 660
Standby consumption, W 0.1 0.1
Removable power cord

Dimensions

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
Size W x H x D, cm/inches 21.5 x 12.3 x 19.3 / 54.1 x 31 x 48.7 43.3 x 38.8 x 16.7/17.1 x 15.3 x 6.6
Weight, kg/lbs 16/35.3 12.5/27.6

Other

VSX-LX505 AVR-X3800H
Release year 2023 2022
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