Pioneer SC-LX89 Reference Quality Network 9.2ch AV Receiver
The Pioneer SC-LX89 is a premium quality 9.2ch AV surround sound receiver that offers reference quality sound and picture reproduction. Constructed using the highest quality materials and components the SC-LX89 will faithfully reproduce your favourite music and movies just as the creators intended. As well as offering supreme picture and sound performance the SC-LX89 also incorporates all the latest HD audio formats including the newest surround sound technology: Dolby Atmos, This allows you to place overhead speakers for a multi-layered, dynamic, and three-dimensional sound that is completely in sync with the screen view, providing total immersion with unprecedented sound localisation and movement.
Dolby Atmos, DTS:X – Feel every dimension
The SC-LX89 supports Dolby Atmos and (after a free update) DTS:X, the latest surround sound formats for home theatre entertainment. With the right set-up – speakers and receiver – this technology will fill your room with astonishing clarity, richness, detail, and depth.
Comprehensive Network Music Streaming Services
The SC-LX89 offers a wide range of music streaming technologies including AirPlay, Bluetooth, DLNA , Spotify Connect, HTC Connect and Internet Radio – basically pretty much every music streaming service you could possibly need and with Wi-Fi built-in connecting up to your network is a breeze.
Audiophile level Class D amplification brings you unprecedented power output. Short signal paths ensure impeccable sound, while efficient cooling provides superior performance with lower power consumption (-44% vs analogue amps). Now with 4-16Ω speaker support.
Always In Full Control
With the iControlAV5 app, you can control all receiver functions from your smartphone or from your tablet (iOS /Android). Thanks to the newly built-in AVNavigator, you no longer need to install any software.
4K/60p Ultra HD Upscaling
Give your Ultra-HD TV the source it needs to really perform – the SC-LX89 is fully compatible with all available high-definition video signals plus the high quality built-in video scaler upscales low resolution sources like DVD to near 4K quality.
Fine Tuned By Legendary Air Studios
Together with engineers from AIR Studios, Pioneer’s engineers have fine tuned the LX89 to ensure that it can reproduce audio signals as clear and precise as the original recordings.
Hi-Res Multi-Channel Audio
Enjoy high-resolution audio playback like never before. This AV receiver supports both AIFF and Apple Lossless hi-resolution audio files. You can even playback the latest multichannel WAV and FLAC audio files.
The audio scaler upscales your audio by expanding a two-channel digital signal to 32-bit to improve resolution and density. The sampling rate can be increased to 192kHz, reducing noise, and enhancing the characteristics of the digital signal.
All new amplifiers offer simultaneous entertainment in multiple zones – including a HDZone with a dedicated HDMI output to an additional room. Up to four different mobile devices running Pioneer’s iControlAV5 App can simultaneously control the AV receiver to take full advantage of its multi-room capabilities.
The SC-LX89 integrates an asynchronous USB-DAC, which eliminates jitter and reproduces master quality sound with extremely precise audio signals, even for Hi-bit 32 Signal Processing. It allows a direct USB connection with a Mac or PC, supporting native DSD and 192kHz/32-bit music files.