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Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 (North American version)

SCORE:
92

Highlights

  • 9.2 channels
  • 11.2 channel processing
  • 120 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 channel driven)
  • HDMI 2.1
  • Dolby Atmos, DTS:X capable
  • HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, 8K Upscaling, 8K Passthrough
  • AirPlay 2, Chromecast
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • USB and Phono inputs

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Overview

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 was introduced in 2021. It is equipped with 9 channel amplifier with 120 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 channel driven) power per channel and is capable of 11.2 maximum channel processing. It supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X, passes 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz and upscales 1080p to 4K/8K and 4K to 8K video signal.

We evaluated the a/v receiver and gave 92 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the amplifier specifications, audio and video features, connectivity, multizone capabilities, radio and many other details.

AMPLIFIER
91
VIDEO FEATURES
100
AUDIO FEATURES
91
CONNECTIVITY
92
MULTIZONE
92
MISCELLANEOUS
72
RADIO
92
OVERALL
92

Pros and Cons

In this section we present pros and cons of Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505.

PROS
  11.2 Channel Processing
  Dolby Atmos
  Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
  DTS:X
  IMAX Enhanced
  DSD via HDMI
  Auto Speaker Calibration System with Mic.
  HDMI 2.1
  eARC
  New HDCP Version
  HDR10
  HDR10+
  Dolby Vision
  Auto Low Latency Mode Pass-through
  VRR
  QFT
  4K or 8K Video Passthrough
  4K or 8K Signal Upscaling
  Analog To HDMI Upconversion
  Chromecast Built-In
  Works with Amazon Alexa
  Google assistant
  Ethernet
  Wi-Fi
  Bluetooth
  Many HDMI Inputs
  Many 8K Inputs
  USB Input
  Phono Input
  Composite Video Inputs
  Component Video Inputs
  Analog Pre-Outs
  Zones
  Analog Tuner
  Pandora
  Spotify
  Tidal
  New Bluetooth Version
CONS
  No Front Wide Channel Support
  No Auro 3D with Auro-Matic Upmixer

Predecessor

Here we are comparing Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 to its predecessor VSX-LX504 and displaying the major changes.

UPGRADES Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 vs Pioneer Elite VSX-LX504
Music Playback via USB MP3, WMA, AAC, Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, LPCM, AIFF, DSD vs MP3, WMA, AAC, Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, DSD
Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) vs
HDR10+ vs
QMS vs
Auto Low Latency Mode Pass-through vs
VRR vs
QFT vs
Video Signal Passthrough up to 8K/60p RGB/YCbCr4:2:0/10-bit uncompressed or RGB/YCbCr4:4:4/12-bit compressed (TV needs DSC) vs up to 4K/60p (YCbCr 4:4:4)
Video Signal Upscaling 1080p to 4K/8K and 4K to 8K vs 1080p to 4K
Works with Amazon Alexa vs
More 8K Inputs 7 vs
Higher Rated Headphone Power Output 85 mW (32 Ω, 1 kHz, 10% THD) vs 85 mW (32 Ω, 1 kHz, 10% THD)
Wi-Fi Standard IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac vs IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n

DOWNGRADES Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 vs Pioneer Elite VSX-LX504
Lower DAC Specs 192 kHz/24 Bit vs 384 kHz/32 Bit
Lower S/N Ratio (Line, IHF-A) 106 dB vs 106 dB
Lower S/N Ratio (Phono MM, IHF-A) 80 dB vs 80 dB

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Audio Section

9 channel Direct Energy Amplifier

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 features 9 channel power amplifier with Direct Energy design. It is rated at 120 W (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2 channel driven) and is able to drive 4 ohm speakers.

    Speaker Configurations

    Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505's 9 channel amplifier can be assigned for different speaker configurations.

    • Dolby Atmos Configurations: The following speaker configurations are supported for Dolby Atmos:
    • 5.2.2, 5.2.4, 7.2.2 with internal amplifier.
    • 7.2.4 with addition of external 2 channel amplifier.
    • DTS:X Configurations: The speaker configurations for DTS:X are the same as for Dolby Atmos:
    • 5.2.2, 5.2.4, 7.2.2 with internal amplifier.
    • 7.2.4 with addition of external 2 channel amplifier.
    • Configurations without height channels: There are also other speaker configurations available which do not include height channels:
    • 5.2, 7.2 with internal amplifier.
    • Bi-Amp: You can bi-amp front left and right speakers. During bi-amplification two amplifiers are used for one speaker. One amplifier powers the midrange and tweeter section of the speaker and another amplifier powers the low frequency woofers. Each amplifier is less loaded and performs better. In order to use this feature speakers must have 2 pairs of connectors.

    Dolby Atmos

    Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 supports Dolby Atmos. It is a cinematic audio format in which sounds exist as individual entities, called audio objects. In Dolby Atmos, any sound can exist as an independent audio object, free of channel restrictions. They can be precisely placed and moved anywhere in your room, including overhead, to flow above and around you in three-dimensional space. Through the use of audio objects, overhead sound, and all the richness, clarity, and power of Dolby sound, Dolby Atmos turns your room into an amazing place for entertainment. The format supports up to 128 simultaneous independent audio objects in a mix for rich, realistic, and breathtaking sound. It recreates the director's original concept through descriptive metadata to provide customized playback for home theater and delivers sounds above you through overhead speakers, special upward-firing Dolby Atmos speakers, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar.

    • Dolby Surround Upmixer: If the content is not mixed in Dolby Atmos then the Dolby surround upmixer will expand the audio to all channels including ceiling speakers. The upmixer has replaced the Dolby Pro Logic II family with improved upmixing algorithms.
    • Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization: Dolby Atmos height virtualization is a digital signal processing solution that leverages Dolby's deep understanding of human audio perception to create the sensation of overhead sound from the listener-level speakers.

    DTS:X

    Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 supports DTS:X. A technique used in DTS:X is similar to the one used in Dolby Atmos. Instead of a fixed number of channels, DTS:X defines object locations from the listener in polar coordinates. An a/v receiver then dynamically renders sound according to the current speaker configuration. The speaker layout employed by DTS:X is the sum of Dolby Atmos and Auro-3D. It has standard 7.1 channel base layer, a 5 channel height layer above the base layer on the front and side walls, and 3 rows of speakers on the ceiling.

    • DTS Neural:X: DTS Neural:X is an advanced upmixer that can take non DTS:X content and upmix it to the DTS:X speaker layout. It has replaced the DTS Neo family with improved flexibility.
    • DTS Dialog Control: This function adjusts the dialog levels during playback of the DTS:X stream. It allows you to separately increase the dialog levels in contrast with the background sound and hear dialog easily even under noisy circumstances.

    Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC)

    Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature allows the compatible TV to send audio signal to the a/v receiver through the same HDMI cable which is used to send audio and video signals to the TV. So one HDMI cable is used to transfer audio signal in both directions. New Enhanced ARC will support uncompressed audio formats such as Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio whereas the previous ARC could support only Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS, DTS HD, and PCM.


    Sound Processing

    • Advanced Sound Retriever: Compressed music enhancement in Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 is done by Pioneer’s Advanced Sound Retriever. Hear the detail, warmth and clarity, the way the artist intended it, from all of your highly compressed MP3 and WMA files stored on USB, Smartphone and portable media players. By restoring data that tend to get lost in the digital compression process, Pioneers Advanced Sound Retriever Technology enhances audio reproduction all the way upto 20 Khz frequencies.

    Room Calibration

    Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 comes with Advanced MCACC and Dirac Live™ Room Correction room correction system and includes the calibration microphone.

    • MCACC: Pioneer’s exclusive Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration System (MCACC) delivers an easy-to-use, automatic sound adjustment system to precision-tune your Pioneer and Pioneer Elite receivers with minimal effort. Every MCACC system comes with a microphone to measure and analyze reverb characteristics. The equalizer optimally adjusts sound parameters to fit the size and shape of your home environment while maintaining the integrity of high-resolution playback without any degradation to the quality of your music.
    • Dirac Live: The interaction between your sound system and the physical layout of your room has a huge impact on sound quality. Dirac Live™ Room Correction applies state-of-the-art, patented algorithms to analyze and digitally reduce room impact and enhance speaker performance. Dirac Live delivers a larger sweet spot, accurate staging, clarity, voice intelligibility, and a deeper, tighter bass not otherwise possible. Fully tunable to your preference.

    Video Section

    HDMI 2.1

    Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 features 7 HDMI 2.1 inputs with 8K support. It has 2 outputs: 1 MAIN and 1 SUB/ZONE 2.

    • 8K/60Hz and 4K/120Hz Passthrough: All inputs pass up to 8K/60p RGB/YCbCr4:2:0/10-bit uncompressed or RGB/YCbCr4:4:4/12-bit compressed (TV needs DSC) video signal.
    • 8K Upscaling: Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 can upscale 1080p to 4K/8K and 4K to 8K from HDMI and analog sources.
    • Analog To HDMI Upconversion: The a/v receiver supports video upconversion, so you can connect your analog Component and Composite video sources and Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 will output them via HDMI. This means that you will need only one HDMI cable to connect to your TV.
    • BT.2020 Color Space: BT.2020 or Rec. 2020 is a color standard which delivers a wider color gamut compared to Rec. 709. It covers approximately 75% of the total visual spectrum while the Rec. 709 covers only 35%.
    • HDCP 2.3 Copy Protection: All inputs and outputs are HDCP 2.3 compliant which is a requirement for 4K/HDR copy-protected content transmission.
    • Quick Media Switching (QMS): With HDMI 2.1a, Quick Media Switching for movies and video uses the HDMI VRR mechanism to eliminate the blackout period when an HDMI Source device switches its video mode. As long as the resolution remains the same and only the frame rate changes, QMS will instantly switch between frame rates. QMS eliminates A/V blackouts by using VRR technology to change frame rates, allowing instant changes from 24Hz to 60Hz frame rate, and anywhere in-between. The viewer never sees blank screens and gets a seamless experience.
    • 3D Ready: Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 is able to pass 3D video through HDMI.

    HDR (High Dynamic Range)

    Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 supports HDR (high dynamic range) video formats such as HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision and Hybrid Log-Gamma. High dynamic range video has greater dynamic range than standard dynamic range (SDR) video with brighter whites and deeper blacks. The result is greater contrast and more details in dark and bright areas, better color and depth.

    • HDR10: HDR10 uses the wide-gamut Rec. 2020 color space. It sends static metadata via video stream to the TV which calibrates its screen brightness and color according to that. HDR10 supports 10-bit color which corresponds to 1024 shades of the primary RGB colors. It is technically limited to a maximum of 10,000 nits peak brightness, however common HDR10 contents are mastered with peak brightness from 1,000 to 4,000 nits.
    • HDR10+: HDR10+ is an HDR video technology that adds dynamic metadata to HDR10 source files. The dynamic metadata are used to adjust brightness levels on a scene-by-scene or even frame-by-frame basis. HDR10+ supports maximum of 10,000 nits peak brightness and 10-bit or more (up to 16-bit) color bit depth. It uses Samsung's dynamic metadata defined in SMPTE ST 2094-40.
    • Dolby Vision: Dolby Vision is a set of technologies developed by Dolby Laboratories for high dynamic range (HDR) video. It covers content creation, distribution, and playback. Like HDR10+, it includes dynamic metadata that are used to adjust and optimize each frame of the HDR video to the consumer display's capabilities in a way specified by the content creator. Dolby Vision allows for a maximum resolution of 8K up to 12-bit color depth, maximum peak brightness of 10,000 nits and a color gamut up to Rec. 2020. It uses Dolby's proprietary dynamic metadata defined in SMPTE ST 2094-10.
    • Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG): The Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) is a transfer function developed mainly for HDR live video feed and over-the-air broadcasts. It is an HDR format that uses BT.2020 color primaries and a bitdepth of 10-bit. It is backward compatible with the transfer function of SDR and is designed to be better-suited for television broadcasting, where the metadata required for other HDR formats is not backward compatible with non-HDR displays. HLG defines a non-linear optical-electro transfer function, in which the lower half of the signal values use a gamma curve and the upper half of the signal values use a logarithmic curve.

    IMAX Enhanced

    Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 is IMAX Enhanced certified. To qualify for IMAX Enhanced certification, 4K HDR televisions, projectors, sound bars, a/v receivers, loudspeakers, powered subwoofers and other premium home entertainment devices must meet carefully prescribed performance requirements established by IMAX, DTS and Hollywood's leading experts.

    • What makes an IMAX Enhanced A/V receiver different from an A/V receiver with DTS:X technology? DTS:X technology is commonly found in most multi-channel A/V receivers on the market today. All IMAX Enhanced A/V receivers include DTS:X technology and deliver additional features, such as auto-sensing of IMAX Enhanced content, via IMAX Mode. IMAX Mode indicates that your A/V receiver supports fully immersive IMAX signature sound.
    • IMAX Enhanced Content: IMAX Enhanced studio partners have announced IMAX Enhanced versions of movies that exclusively feature IMAX's signature picture, sound and scale.
    • Picture: Stunning, ultra-vivid 4K HDR picture that utilizes the newest, proprietary Digital Media Remastering technology (DMR) developed by IMAX. DMR accurately reduces noise and grain under the filmmaker’s guidance to best optimize the content for a much higher-quality, higher-brightness display. Without this technology, high-dynamic range content can actually look worse than what was originally seen and intended by the filmmaker.
    • Sound: IMAX and DTS have partnered with award-winning Hollywood sound mixers leveraging DTS:X codec technology integrated in home audio equipment and select televisions to deliver an IMAX signature sound experience with deeper bass and more dynamic range.
    • Scale: Select IMAX Enhanced titles that were shot with IMAX-certified cameras or specially formatted for IMAX theatres feature its exclusive expanded aspect ratio, enabling viewers to see the full scale and scope of the picture on 4K HDR TVs.
    • Streaming Services: IMAX Enhanced is now available on the world’s biggest streaming services, including Disney+, BRAVIA CORE, Tencent, iQiyi and more.

    Gaming Features

    Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 supports Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Quick Frame Transport (QFT) for lag-free and smooth gaming.

    • Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM): Auto Low Latency Mode enables the ideal latency setting to automatically be set allowing for smooth, lag-free and uninterrupted viewing and interactivity. When the receiver detects a gaming signal it will enter ALLM. The signal will also be sent to the TV causing it to automatically switch to a low-latency, low-lag mode for gaming. Some functions will not be available on the receiver and TV during ALLM.
    • Variable Refresh Rate (VRR): VRR enables a gaming source such as a console or computer to deliver video frames as fast as it can, which in many cases is slower than the normal static refresh rate. It allows the TV to adapt to certain frame rate which reduces or eliminates lag, judder and frame tearing for more fluid and better detailed gameplay.
    • Quick Frame Transport (QFT): QFT reduces latency for smoother no-lag gaming, and real-time interactive virtual reality. It transports each frame at a higher rate to decrease display latency, which is the amount of time between a frame being ready for transport in the GPU and that frame being completely displayed.

    Multi-zone Playback

    Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 offers multi-zone playback which allows you to play different input sources in 3 different rooms.


    Zone 2

    • Powered Zone 2: You can use the unit's 2 amplifier channels by connecting Zone 2 speakers directly to the speaker terminals. The remaining 7 channels will be left for main zone amplification.
    • HDMI Output: Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 offers HDMI output for Zone 2. This means that it can send two different HDMI signals to two displays.
    • Audio Pre/Line Output: If you have a dedicated amplifier for Zone 2 you can connect it to the a/v receiver via pre/line outs and use "pre out" option to control volume from the a/v receiver or use "line out" option - send fixed signal and then control volume on the Zone 2 amplifier.

    Zone 3

    • Powered Zone 3: You can use the unit's 2 amplifier channels by connecting Zone 3 speakers directly to the speaker terminals. The remaining 7 channels will be left for main zone amplification.
    • Audio Pre/Line Output: If you have a dedicated amplifier for Zone 2 you can connect it to the a/v receiver via pre/line outs and use "pre out" option to control volume from the a/v receiver or use "line out" option - send fixed signal and then control volume on the Zone 3 amplifier.

    Inputs and Outputs

    Audio

    • Phono Input: There is an MM phono input with built-in phono stage for connecting the moving magnet cartridge output of the turntable directly to the a/v receiver.
    • Analog Pre-Outs: Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 has 11.2 preamplifier outputs which allow you to connect the a/v receiver to the external power amplifier. You may want to use a high quality external amplifier for certain channels, usually for front L/R and center, and use the a/v receiver to power the rest. Also, Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 has 11 channel processing but has only 9 channel amplifier, so it needs the external amplifier connected to the analog pre-outs in order to reach the maximum speaker configuration.
    • Analog Line Inputs: There are 4 line inputs for analog audio connection.
    • Digital Inputs: 1 optical input and 1 coaxial input are available for digital audio connection.
    • Headphone Output: There is a 6.3 mm (1/4") headphone output jack on the front panel.

    Video

    • HDMI:
    • Inputs: 7 (1 front)   Outputs: 2 (1 MAIN, 1 SUB/ZONE 2)
      8K Inputs: 7
    • Composite Video: Connect you VCR, Laserdisc player and other old video equipment with composite video cables.
    • Inputs: 2   Outputs: 0
    • Component Video: Component video connection gives you the higher quality video compared to the composite video connection. So in case your old DVD player and other equipment do not have an HDMI output but have Component video output use this connection over the composite one. Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 supports up to 480i/576i resolution on Component video connectors.
    • Inputs: 1   Outputs: 0
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    Specifications

    Here we list all the available features and specifications of Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505.

    BASICS
    BrandPioneer
    SeriesElite
    ModelVSX-LX505
    TypeA/V Receiver
    CountryNorth America
    Release Year2021
    AMPLIFIER
    Channels9.2
    Front Wide Channel Support
    AmplifierDirect Energy
    THX™ Certification
    Continuous 6 Ω Rated
    Certified 4 Ω Performance
    Bi-amp Capability
    AUDIO
    Digital Signal Processing (DSP) EngineDigital Quad-Core 32-bit DSP (Cirrus Logic) + Aureus™ Floating-Point DSP (TI)
    DAC Specs192 kHz/24 Bit
    Maximum Channel Processing11.2
    Air Studios Monitor Certification
    Dolby Atmos
    Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
    Dolby Atmos Music
    Dolby TrueHD
    Dolby Digital Plus
    Dolby Surround Upmixer
    Dolby Pro Logic
    Dolby Digital EX
    Surround EX
    DTS:X
    DTS Neural:X
    DTS Virtual:X
    DTS Neo
    DTS-HD Master Audio
    DTS-HD High Resolution Audio
    DTS 96/24
    DTS Express
    DTS-ES Discrete 6.1, Matrix 6.1
    IMAX Enhanced
    Auro 3D with Auro-Matic Upmixer
    PCM 2-ch/Multi-ch Input
    Music Playback via USBMP3, WMA, AAC, Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, LPCM, AIFF, DSD
    High Resolution Music Playback via USB and/or Network up to 192 kHz/24 bit
    High Resolution Audio Formats via USBApple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, AAC, DSD
    Multi-Channel Music File Playback via USB up to 192 kHz/24 bit
    Gapless Playback
    DSD via HDMI 2-ch/Multi-ch Input
    DSD via USB 2-ch Input
    DSD to PCM Converter
    USB DAC
    Jitter Reduction
    Dialog Enhancement
    Dialog Normalization
    Dialogue Lift
    Sound Retriever Advanced (2ch)
    Sound Retriever AIR
    Digital Noise Reduction
    Tone Control All Channels
    Compressed Music Enhancer Advanced Sound Retriever
    High-resolution Music Enhancer
    Audyssey Dynamic EQ
    Audyssey Dynamic Volume
    Audyssey LFC
    Audyssey Sub EQ HT
    Audyssey DSX
    Direct Mode
    Pure Direct Mode
    Advanced Surround
    Front Stage Surround Advance
    Virtual Speakers
    Virtual Depth
    Independent Subwoofer Outputs
    CALIBRATION
    Auto Speaker Calibration System with Mic. Advanced MCACC and Dirac Live™ Room Correction
    Calibration MicrophoneMCACC/Dirac Live Setup MIC
    Manual MCACC
    MCACC Memory1
    Reflex Optimizer
    Phase Control
    Full Band Phase Control
    Standing Wave Control Multi-Point
    VIDEO
    HDMI Version2.1
    Enhanced ARC
    HDCP Version2.3
    HDR10
    HDR10+
    Dynamic HDR
    Dolby Vision
    HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
    BT.2020 color space
    QMS (Quick Media Switching)
    ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode)
    VRR (Variable Refresh Rate)
    QFT (Quick Frame transport)
    DSC (Display Stream Compression)
    3-D Ready
    Video Signal Passthroughup to 8K/60p RGB/YCbCr4:2:0/10-bit uncompressed or RGB/YCbCr4:4:4/12-bit compressed (TV needs DSC)
    Video Signal Upscaling 1080p to 4K/8K and 4K to 8K
    Analog To HDMI Upconversion Component**, Composite
    Component Video Upscaling
    Analog to Analog Video conversion
    Component Video Maximum Resolution480i/576i
    isf Certified Calibration Control
    CONNECTIVITY
    MHL Input
    Chromecast Built-In
    DTS Play-Fi via Pioneer Music Control App
    Works with Amazon Alexa
    Google assistant
    Apple Siri
    Works with SONOS
    AirPlay AirPlay 2
    Apple Product Connection iPod, iPhone and iPad
    Remote AppPioneer Remote App
    InstaPrevue Input Source Prevue
    Ethernet
    Ethernet Switch
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth SBC, AAC, aptX, aptX HD
    HDBaseT Compatible
    HDMI Inputs7 (1 front)
    HDMI Outputs2 (1 MAIN, 1 SUB/ZONE 2)
    8K Inputs7
    USB Input2 (1 Front)
    USB DC Out Port
    Analog Audio Line Input4
    Analog Audio Line Output
    Phono Input
    Optical Inputs1
    Optical Outputs
    Coaxial Inputs1
    Composite Video Input2
    Composite Video Output
    S-Video Input
    S-Video Output
    Component Video Input1
    Component Video Output
    PC In
    Multi-Channel Input
    Analog Pre-Outs11.2 (barter to Zone 3 out)
    XLR Inputs
    XLR Pre-outs
    Front A/V InputsHDMI, USB
    Speaker A/B
    Headphone Out6.3 mm (1/4")
    ZONES
    Zones3
    Powered Zones2 and 3
    Zone 2 OutsHDMI, RCA Pre/Line Out (shared with Zone B line out)
    Zone 3 OutsRCA Pre/Line Out
    RS-232C Interface
    +12V Trigger Output2 (A: 100 mA, B: 25 mA)
    Remote (IR) Input/Output1 / 1
    MISC
    GUI Languages7
    AVNavigator
    IP Control for CI
    FL Dimmer
    Remote ControllerRC-974R
    Detachable Power Cord
    RADIO
    Analog Tuner FM/AM
    Presets40
    Digital Radio
    Internet Radio TuneIn
    Pandora
    Spotify
    Tidal
    Deezer
    Napster
    SiriusXM Internet Radio
    CONSTRUCTION
    Front PanelBrushed
    Solid Aluminum Front
    Speaker Terminals11
    Large Speaker Terminals11
    Color-Coded Speaker Terminals
    Transparent High-Grade Speaker Terminals
    Ceramic Speaker Terminals
    3D Space Frame Construction
    Gold plated RCA terminals
    POWER
    Power SupplyAC 120 V, 60 Hz
    Low Leakage Flux Power Transformer
    Transformer Stabilizer
    Power Consumption850 W
    Standby Power0.1 W
    GENERAL
    Dimensions (W x H x D)435 mm x 185 mm x 386 mm
    17-1/8" x 7-5/16" x 15-3/16"
    Dimensions of Package (W x H x D)541 mm x 310 mm x 487 mm
    21-5/16" x 12-3/16" x 19-3/16"
    Weight13.0 kg (28.7 lbs)
    Weight of Package16.0 kg (35.3 lbs)
    Warranty3 Years
    SPECS
    Power Output (8 Ω, 20 Hz - 20 kHz, 2120 W (0.08% THD)
    Maximum Effective Power Output (6 Ω, 1 kHz, 1 channel driven, JEITA)230 W (10% THD)
    Dynamic Power per Channel (3 Ω, Front)250 W
    Dynamic Power per Channel (4 Ω, Front)220 W
    Dynamic Power per Channel (8 Ω, Front)130 W
    THD0.08% (20 Hz - 20 kHz, half power)
    Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Line)200 mV/47 kΩ
    Input Sensitivity and Impedance (Phono MM)3.5 mV/47 kΩ
    Rated Preout Level and Impedance1 V/470 Ω
    Rated Headphone Jack Output Level and Impedance8 Ω - 600 Ω
    Rated Headphone Power Output85 mW (32 Ω, 1 kHz, 10% THD)
    Phono Overload70 mV (MM, 1 kHz 0.5%)
    S/N Ratio (Line, IHF-A)106 dB
    S/N Ratio (Phono MM, IHF-A)80 dB
    Frequency Response (Analog In)10 Hz - 100 kHz/+1 dB, -3 dB (Direct/Pure Audio)
    DSD Sampling Rates via HDMI2.8 MHz
    DSD Sampling Rates via USB11.2 MHz, 5.6 MHz, 2.8 MHz
    Video Input Sensitivity/Output Level and Impedance1 Vp-p/75 Ω (Component Y)
    0.7 Vp-p/75 Ω (Component PB/CB, PR/CR)
    1 Vp-p/75 Ω (Composite)
    Ethernet Standard10BASE-T/100BASE-TX
    Wi-Fi StandardIEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
    Wi-Fi Terminal Frequency5 GHz, 2.4 GHz
    Bluetooth Version4․2
    Bluetooth Frequency2.4 GHz
    USB TerminalFront : Ver.2.0, 5 V/0.5 A
    Rear : Ver.2.0, 5V/1 A
    FM Frequency87.5 MHz - 107.9 MHz
    FM 50 dB Quiet Sensitivity (IHF, 1 kHz, 100% MOD.)Mono: 1.0 µV (11.2 dBf)
    AM Frequency530 kHz - 1710 kHz

    * - 480i/576i and 480p/576p only
    ** - 480i/576i only
    *** - no 1080p/24 upconversion
    **** - 1080p signal is not converted

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