Denon AVR-X2400H vs Pioneer VSX-932

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AVR-X2400H vs VSX-932 comparison chart

Denon AVR-X2400H vs Pioneer VSX-932 review

Denon AVR-X2400H
vs
Pioneer VSX-932

The Denon AVR-X2400H versus Pioneer VSX-932 comparison makes clear all pros and cons of AV receivers. According to the results of our review, Denon AVR-X2400H received 7.6 points out of 10 possible, and Pioneer VSX-932 was rated 6.7 points. Both AV receivers were introduced in 2017. Identified advantages have shown that AVR-X2400H is better over VSX-932 mainly as a home theater processor.

Main advantages Denon AVR-X2400H over Pioneer VSX-932

  • 95/8 W/Ohm RMS makes it more productive compared to 80/8 W/Ohm RMS in another receiver in the review.
  • Thanks to 2 multi-room zones support, AVR-X2400H bypasses its competitor without multizone support.

Main advantages Pioneer VSX-932 over Denon AVR-X2400H

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the devices received different marks - 8 and 7, respectively, on a 10-point scale.

AVR-X2400H
8
VSX-932
7

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. Both receivers can handle the 7.2-channels configuration.

RMS stands for the actual power of the receiver. The higher this value, the louder the sound can be produced. The differences between the models in terms of RMS power are significant - for the AVR-X2400H this value is 95/8 W/Ohm, and for the VSX-932 it is 80/8 W/Ohm.

AVR-X2400H VSX-932
Channels7.27.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm95/8, 125/680/8, 140/6
Output impedance, Ohm8, 68, 6
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.080.08

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the AVR-X2400H 6 out of 10, and the VSX-932 - 9.

AVR-X2400H
6
VSX-932
9

Bi-amping is the amplification of one speaker with two amplifiers. This amplification method has a positive effect on sound quality. Bi-amping is possible on the VSX-932.

Most receivers now come with a microphone included. It is with the help of this microphone that the auto-calibration system functions, which adjusts the sound of the receiver to the room.

AVR-X2400H VSX-932
Digital to analog converter (DAC)192 KHz/24-bitAK4438 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAudyssey MultEQMCACC
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresHi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Dynamic VolumeAdvanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio, Reflex Optimizer

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is markedly different, Denon AVR-X2400H scored 7, and Pioneer VSX-932 scored 8 out of 10.

AVR-X2400H
7
VSX-932
8

Bluetooth connection is now one of the main communication protocols for the receiver's control or even music broadcasting.

AVR-X2400H VSX-932
Wi-Fi2.4/5GHz
USB1 (USB 2.0)2 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45)11
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

Now music streaming services are gaining more and more popularity. They allow users to listen to millions of songs by subscription.

AVR-X2400H VSX-932
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2AirPlay
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, Sound Cloud, NapsterDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora

Extensive connections

The presence of many connectors makes the receiver more versatile. But there are also narrowly targeted models, the number of connectors which are limited to a certain area of use. And when choosing their own receiver, users need to consider exactly your goals for using the receiver. For extensive connection, Denon AVR-X2400H got 7 points, but Pioneer VSX-932 received 6 points.

AVR-X2400H
7
VSX-932
6

Denon AVR-X2400H is equipped with 8/2 HDMI inputs and outputs, and Pioneer VSX-932 has 4/1 HDMI inputs and outputs.

Connecting a vinyl player or phonograph is possible using a Phono input which is represented by mini-jack or RCA connectors. Only the VSX-932 has a Phono interface.

AVR-X2400H VSX-932
HDMI input/output8/24/1
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.2HDCP 2.2
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input21
Coaxial digital input11
Composite input22
Component input/output2/10/0
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsUSB, HDMI, phones, setup micUSB, phones, setup mic, AUX
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

The AV receiver is the heart of the home theater. And in this case, support for all current video formats ensures the best user experience, so it is very important to consider this when choosing a device. Video features of the AVR-X2400H were rated 7 out of 10 against the 10 for the VSX-932.

AVR-X2400H
7
VSX-932
10

Most of the AV receivers have a video scaling function, it is the process of reformatting the video signal to a higher resolution without losing the quality of the image. Upscaling the video signal resolution is possible with Pioneer VSX-932.

AVR-X2400H VSX-932
HDR (High Dynamic Range)HDR10
4K signal pass-through4K/60Hz4K/60Hz
8K signal pass-through
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversionanalog to HDMI
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video featuresHLGDeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, the AVR-X2400H got 10 points, but the VSX-932 has 7.

AVR-X2400H
10
VSX-932
7

Voice control allows you to control the basic functions of the receiver through a smartphone, smart speaker or using the microphone that comes with the kit. The AVR-X2400H can be controlled by voice via Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI. Only the Denon AVR-X2400H has the ECO mode.

AVR-X2400H VSX-932
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App controliPhone, iPad, Mac, AndroidiPhone, iPod, Android
Displayfluorescentcolour OSD
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updatenetwork, USBnetwork, USB
Other additional featuresIP Controlhas not

Multi-room

As the center of a home media system, each multichannel receiver has an additional set of terminals for connecting the second set of speakers to create additional audio space in Zone 2 or even Zone 3 where audio can have the separate source.

AVR-X2400H VSX-932
Multi-room zones2has not
Zone audio outputspeaker, preouthas not
Zone HDMI outputhas not
Multi-room controlHEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remotehas not
RS-23210
Remote control input/output (IR)1/10/0
DC trigger output (12V)00

Multichannel surround

For the ability to create multichannel surround sound, each of the receivers received 7 points out of 10.

AVR-X2400H
7
VSX-932
7

AVR-X2400H VSX-932
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)has notDolby Digital Plus
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)has notDTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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