Product Comparison: Pioneer VSX-831 vs Pioneer VSX-930

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General Specifications
About the Product
Enjoy spectacular images on your home theatre with Ultra HD (4K/60p/4:4:4) upscaling/pass-through, with HDCP 2.2 and support for the latest video standards HDR and BT.2020. Listen to Hi-Res Audio via USB or network.
The VSX-930 is the perfect power house to complete your home entertainment system. It offers up to 150 Watts of clear audio reproduction across all of its 7 channels, plus dual subwoofer preouts for optimal frequency response of the bass.
Key Specs
Number of Channels
Watts Per Channel RMS
130 Watts
105 Watts
Total Harmonic Distortion
1 %
0.09 %
Signal/Noise Ratio
106 dB
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Pioneer VSX-831 5.2 Network AV Receiver with Bluetooth - Black
  • Pioneer VSX-831 has many features and excellent sound quality, making it one of the best AV receivers in this price category.
  • The VSX-831 provides powerful and percussive sound. Number of channels is well enough. Highly recommend this product.
  • This receiver is a pretty, modern and well-equipped AV receiver with an extremely favorable quality-price ratio. As i expected, this is wonderful device.
  • 5.2 channel receiver that boasts 80 watts of power and a wealth of inputs for the money.
  • Handsome, up-to-date, fully featured midprice receiver, offering a ton of value.
Pioneer VSX-930 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver
  • I am very happy overall with the receiver. Great sound, great looks, responsive remote and a joy to use.
  • Brilliant, clear sound. Sound modes great. Especially "DIGITAL" mode Separation is very good.
  • Everything is logical and understandable in 30 minutes everything is connected and configured, the graphics are good, the android application is more modest but OK.
  • The device has a configuration of 7.2 (7 gain channels plus outputs to 2 subwoofers). That's just amazing, highly recommend.
  • Two "extra" channels can be used for bi-amping connection - useful to those who value high-quality music playback than three-dimensional movie sound.
Size & Weight
6.8 in.
6.6 in.
17.1 in.
17.1 in.
14.5 in.
14.2 in.
20.28 lbs.
21.6 lbs.
Receiver Type
A/V Receiver
A/V Receiver
Satellite Radio Tuner
Number Of FM Presets
Minimum Impedance
6 Ohms
6 Ohms
Frequency Response
20 - 20000 Hz
20 - 20000 Hz
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, Advanced Surround Modes, Ultra HD Upscaling, FlareConnect, iControlAV5 Remote Control App
Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Surround, DTS-HD Master Audio, Advanced Surround Modes, MCACC Pro Room Calibration, Video Scaler (1080p to 4K) with Super Resolution, iControlAV5 Remote Control App, Sleep Timer
What customers say about "Features"
Pioneer VSX-831 5.2 Network AV Receiver with Bluetooth - Black
  • The 4k upscaling actually makes a difference with resolutions less than 4k. I was surprised to see a difference.
  • It comes with MCACC room correction system and includes the calibration microphone.
  • The bonus is there is an app called icontrol and when your lazy you can configure volume and speaker personal volume with a touch of a button.
  • Love the acoustics auto tuning. Amazing 4K 60P switching for relatively little money.
  • A lot of audio features like Dolby Atmos is not added available to this device.
Pioneer VSX-930 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver
  • All the sound comes out through an inexpensive 5.1 surround sound Pioneer system and its all really good. I'd recommend it to anyone.
  • Very nice amp, sound quality is awesome, more features than I'll prob ever use!
  • The iControlAV5 app is very nice to use rather than the supplied controller. The vTuner works well and easy to operate via the app.
  • I replaced the old receiver with this model, for a long time I was waiting for a relatively inexpensive receiver with dolby atmos support. The sound got better in all scenarios.
  • MCACC PRO is extremely simple in use. The system only works for a few minutes, and the result is impressive. If desired, you can compare the initial and final graphs and charts.
Speaker Connection Type
Ethernet Port(s)
Wireless Connection
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Wireless Multi-Room Audio
6x HDMI, 3x Analog Stereo RCA, Digital Optical, Digital Coaxial, Antenna, Ethernet, Mic 3.5mm, AUX, USB, 2x Composite
IR Remote, Component, Digital Optical, Digital Coaxial, 2x Composite, Ethernet, USB, Mic 3.5mm, Antenna, 3x Analog Stereo RCA, 7x HDMI
HDMI, 2x Subwoofer, 5x Speakers, Phones
2x HDMI, IR Remote, 2x Subwoofer, Phones, Composite, 9x Speakers
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Pioneer VSX-831 5.2 Network AV Receiver with Bluetooth - Black
  • Most impressive is the provision of six HDMI inputs, three of which offer 4K (60P) and HDCP 2.2 support.
  • Microphone sound set up is pretty easy. This also has a phono input - another nice feature.
  • A whole mountain of connectors, including 6 HDMI, 2 subwoofer outputs. Powerful and rich, detailed sound.
  • One of the minor negatives is apart from the headphone socket there is no other audio out.
  • Unhappily there are one optical input, often I need a couple of this.
Pioneer VSX-930 7.2 Channel Network AV Receiver
  • Awesome, puts out a lot of power and switches my inputs like dream. Easy to use and 4k looks great.
  • A handful of analogue inputs join dual-subwoofer and single optical and coaxial outputs. One of the two HDMI outputs also gets the full 4K-supporting.
  • I was very pleased with the ability to work with several sources and TVs - hdzone.
  • Built-in Bluetooth with aptX support giving high-quality music playback from smartphones and tablets.
  • I've easily connected TV, Xbox, PS4 through HDMI, an old Ipod through the USB, a new iphone through airplay and even an old CD player through an aux connection.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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