Product Comparison: Onkyo TX-L50 vs Pioneer VSX-S520


General Specifications
Brand
Onkyo
Pioneer
Model
TX-L50
VSX-S520
Origin
Malaysia
Malaysia
About the Product
There’s a path to immersive surround-sound that won’t result in a messy living space, and it’s called the TX-L50. Slim, smart, and ready to fit into your existing furniture, the receiver cleans up cable clutter by integrating your players into the TV.
Modern multi-channel speaker sets do not have to be big. Even very discreet, compact 5.1 systems readily create an enthralling cinema atmosphere in the living room that is simply not possible with sound bars, let alone TV speakers.
Key Specs
Number of Channels
6
6
Watts Per Channel RMS
80 Watts
80 Watts
Total Harmonic Distortion
1 %
1 %
Signal/Noise Ratio
80 dB
80 dB
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Onkyo TX-L50 5.1 AV Receiver
  • Ample connectivity covers almost all the needs of a modern music lover.
  • When working with small acoustics, the receiver fully withstand the quality and reveal its full potential.
  • The equipment is perfect for building a full-fledged home theater with support for 4K video and 3D.
  • 5.1 channel model perfectly fits in small, slim design of the receiver.
  • The body of the 5.1-channel AV receiver raises doubts about its ability to provide high-quality sound for a multi-channel speaker system.
Pioneer VSX-S520 5.1 Channel Slim AV Receiver
  • This was the only unit I could find that would fit in the space I had for an A/V Receiver. That said, it performs very well.
  • Amazing receiver compact in size provides a lot of power.
  • Bought this to hook up to my Bose acoustimas 10v and it produces the best of sound. The small nature fit excellently in my room.
  • This product was very slim to fit in small place to hide out of sight.
  • Excellent. Easy to set up plus the slim design is perfect. Don’t like bulky receivers.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
2.7 in.
2.7 in.
Width
17.1 in.
17.1 in.
Depth
12.8 in.
12.7 in.
Weight
8.8 lbs.
8.8 lbs.
Features
Receiver Type
A/V Receiver
A/V Receiver
App-Controlled
Yes
Yes
Satellite Radio Tuner
Yes
Yes
Number Of FM Presets
40
40
Minimum Impedance
4 Ohms
4 Ohms
Frequency Response
10 - 40000 Hz
10 - 40000 Hz
Extras
Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Surround Enhancer Mode, DTS Play-Fi, Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio, Onkyo Controller app, FlareConnect, AccuEQ
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS-HD Express, MCACC Auto Room Tuning, Advanced Surround Modes, Ultra HD Upscaling, FlareConnect, Sleep Timer, Pioneer Remote App
What customers say about "Features"
Onkyo TX-L50 5.1 AV Receiver
  • It supports multiple streaming services, giving you instant access to massive music selection with easy song selection and smartphone control.
  • It is convenient to change the receiver settings through a specially developed application for smartphones Onkyo Controller.
  • With FlareConnect it's easy to connect and listen music in different rooms.
  • The most surprising was the midrange - well defined, crisp, clear; no failures or mergers.
  • Treble was treated with softness and perfect timbre.
Pioneer VSX-S520 5.1 Channel Slim AV Receiver
  • This is a great A/V receiver.My stereo speakers have never sounded better.
  • It does all that I need with great sound and plenty enough volume. No regrets here.
  • With support for network interfaces, a set of current connectors and support for popular 3D / 4K video formats and FLAC-HD, WAV, DSD audio, guarantees advanced multimedia system.
  • Support for HD audio and DSD allows you to enjoy high-quality sound, and Dolby technology and auto-calibration MCACC provide a realistic 3D scene.
  • The remote control app couldn't find the receiver when all network connections were fine.
Connectivity
Speaker Connection Type
Spring clip
Spring clip
Ethernet Port(s)
Yes
Yes
Wireless Connection
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Wireless Multi-Room Audio
Yes
Yes
Inputs
USB, Antenna, Digital Coaxial, Digital Optical, Mic 3.5mm, Ethernet, 4x HDMI, 3x Analog Stereo RCA
USB, Antenna, Digital Coaxial, Digital Optical, Mic 3.5mm, Ethernet, 4x HDMI, 3x Analog Stereo RCA
Outputs
Subwoofer, HDMI, Phones, 6x Speakers
Subwoofer, Phones, HDMI, 6x Speakers
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Onkyo TX-L50 5.1 AV Receiver
  • The receiver has ample connectivity, and this is its main advantage: the ability to stream music from mobile applications compatible with GoogleCast.
  • The Onkyo TX-L50 HDMI connectors comply with the latest specifications (2.0) and support HDCP 2.2 compatibility - so the receiver can be connected to 4K TV.
  • In general, about five minutes are enough to organize the connections necessary for listening.
  • This small, slim guy offers amazing networking opportunities.
  • I love the playback of HD audio from USB drives and network sources. There is no any quality losing.
Pioneer VSX-S520 5.1 Channel Slim AV Receiver
  • I really like the fact that it has both a line out and amplified output for a subwoofer.
  • This compact thing have HDMI interfaces used with HDCP 2.2 support Ultra HD transmission at 60 Hz, HDR and BT.2020 standard.
  • Really impressed with rich streaming capabilities that is haves.
  • 4K video, HDR, multi-room audio compatible. Is there something more to need? Highly recommend!
  • AirPlay works ONLY music. The video does not accept.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
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