. Pioneer VSX-LX505 Elite 9.2-Channel AV Receiver
Go beyond an experience confined to one room with the Pioneer VSX-LX505 Elite 9.2-Channel AV Receiver. It brings cinema-quality sound and images to multiple rooms for real home entertainment. Supporting all specs for the 2021 HDMI 2.1 certification. Please ensure your source, TV and HDMI cables are compatible to get the most robust home theater experience possible.
Pioneer’s sole focus for more than 80 years has been audio and visual technologies, which allows us to concentrate on what matters most: recreating music and film scores in your home as though you’re in the recording studio. Pioneer continues to innovate with many groundbreaking concepts which have completely changed the way we enjoy our music and videos.
- Dirac Live Room Correction
- HDMI 2.1
- Ultimate 4K Gaming Experience
- Imax Enhanced
- Discrete HDMI Zone 2 Switching
- 100 Watts per channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, THD 0.08 %, 2-channel driven )
- Subwoofer 2 Pre Out
- Bi-directional Bluetooth with aptX HD
- Built-in music streaming including Spotify and Tidal
- Works with Sonos Certified
- Immersive sound from your TV apps
- Advanced MCACC
- Roon Tested
- DTS Play-Fi
Dirac Live Room Correction
State-of-the-art digital room correction technology improves overall audio performance across the full frequency band with no additional upgrade required. Dirac Live automatically calibrates sound in your room using either your smartphone and the included wired mic, or go virtually wireless with the Dirac Live PC or MacOS* application, and a 3rd party USB mic (not included).
Dirac Live unlocks your loudspeakers’ full potential in any listening space and delivers a uniquely pristine listening experience. Now, you will get a more accurate measurement of the positions of your Surround Sound system to be more precise and balanced to provide a better result with increased the upper limit of delay time from 20 milliseconds to 50 milliseconds.
*Device must be connected to the internet and the same network as your AVR.
HDMI® 2.1 with 8K
HDMI® 2.1 is the most recent update of the HDMI® spec and supports a range of higher video resolutions and refresh rates including 8K60 and 4K120, as well as Dynamic HDR formats.
8K delivers a super-immersive viewing experience with 2x the horizontal and vertical resolution of 4K, and 4 times as many pixels; and combined with 60Hz refresh rate enables smooth and sharp viewing of content with high-speed action. HDMI 2.1 with 8K ensures your system is ready for the clearest and cleanest picture available both now and down the road.
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ULTIMATE 4K GAMING EXPERIENCE
4K/120 enables ultra-fast motion UHD images to be crisp and razor-sharp; and sports, action movies, and high-performance gaming benefit significantly. This receiver supports higher performance from streaming devices like the latest Apple TV.
IMAX® Enhanced MODE
IMAX digitally re-mastered content for the home environment is created to provide the same sharp 4K HDR images and powerful sound just as the filmmaker intended. Pioneer Elite’s IMAX Mode is meticulously optimized to play digitally remastered content to deliver the best viewing and listening experience on Earth.
Built-In Streaming Music Services and Faster Wifi
Access to Spotify®, TIDAL, Deezer, TuneIn, and Pandora® are built into the system.
Bi-directional Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
This AVR can send and receive audio via Bluetooth wireless technology. Now, the Bluetooth connectivity between your streaming device and Pioneer AV Receiver is even better so you can easily connect to your device and control it wirelessly with ease.
Stream from your device to the receiver using SBC or AAC codecs, or transmit audio playing through the AVR to compatible wireless headphones using SBC, aptX™️, or aptX HD codecs including 24-bit audio over aptX HD.
The improved data transfer capabilities of the latest generation of Bluetooth ensure clear and reliable sound reproduction so you hear your favorite songs just as the recording engineer intended.
BUILT-IN MULTI-ZONE STREAMING AND VOICE CONTROL
This AV Receiver easily integrates into your existing Smart Home ecosystem, including Apple Airplay, Alexa, Google apps, and more. You get a highly capable and compatible network device that can stream your favorites wherever you want in your home with up to 8K60 resolution.**
*A third-party AI device is required for voice commands – sold separately
***8K60 only valid for Zone 1/Zone 2 will only produce 4K120 resolution when two separate HDMI sources are used
Works with Sonos Certified
This receiver can join your existing Sonos Home Sound System, or be the start of a new one, just by pairing it with a Sonos Port* This Works With Sonos Certified AVR offers a best-in-class tie-in to the Sonos ecosystem, waking, changing inputs, and playing at the volume you want using the Sonos Volume-Pass Through feature from the Sonos app*.
*Sonos Port required and sold separately.
MCACC Auto Room Tuning featuring Auto Phase Control Plus
MCACC adjusts the sound according to the listening room and speakers. It also creates clearer sound by suppressing the standing waves that occur between walls or ceiling and floor. Measurement of up to nine positions can be saved for a wide listening area. Auto Phase Control Plus* makes real-time analysis of the phase difference, and automatically compensates the gap between the LFE and main signals. Providing strong bass and clear high-frequency sound.
Roon plays to thousands of USB, Airplay, and Chromecast devices, but Roon-tested devices are profiled by the Roon team to ensure simple setup and effortless daily use. If you own a Roon-Tested device, you can have the confidence that you will enjoy the best possible experience with it.
DTS Play-Fi* wirelessly streams any audio content from any compatible mobile device to your AV Receiver and DTS Play-Fi compatible audio systems, creating a multi-room system in your home. You can stream different sources to different speakers at the same time from the DTS Play-Fi app.
With External Amplifier: 11.2
|Power Output per Channel
230 W at 6 Ohms / 1 kHz / 10% THD
120 W at 8 Ohms / 20 Hz to 20 kHz / 0.08% THD
|DTS 96/24, DTS Express, DTS Neural:X, DTS-ES, DTS-HD High Resolution, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS:X
|Dolby Atmos, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD
|Auro 3D Support
|Dolby Surround, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Technology
|192 kHz / 24-Bit
|HDR10+, Hybrid Log Gamma
|1080p to 8K UHD
|Rear A/V Inputs
|6 x HDMI 2.1
1 x USB Type-A
1 x Digital Coaxial
1 x Optical TOSLINK
1 x 3RCA Component
2 x RCA Composite
4 x Stereo RCA
1 x Stereo RCA (Phono) with Ground Screw
|Rear A/V Outputs
|1 x HDMI
1 x HDMI Zone 2
1 x Stereo RCA Zone 2 / Zone B Line-Out
1 x Stereo RCA Zone 3 Pre-/Line-Out
1 x 9-Channel RCA Pre-Out
2 x RCA Subwoofer Pre-Out
|1 x HDMI Aux Input
1 x USB Type-A Input
1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm Setup Mic Input
1 x 1/4″ / 6.35 mm Headphone Output
|Other Rear I/O
|1 x RJ45 (Ethernet) Input/Output
1 x DE-9 (RS-232C) Input
1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm (IR) Input
1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm (IR) Output
1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm (12 V Trigger) Input
1 x 1/8″ / 3.5 mm (12 V Trigger) Output
1 x FM Coaxial F-Type Input
1 x AM Block Input
|11 x Binding Post Pair (Front, Center, Height, Height 2, Rear, Rear Surround)
|HDMI Compression Modes
|Not Specified by Manufacturer
|Audio Return Channel (ARC)
|Media Card Slot
|Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)
|Supported Audio Codecs
|AAC, SBC, aptX, aptX HD
|Wireless Audio Protocols
|AirPlay 2, Chromecast built-in, DTS Play-Fi
|External Control Support
|Android/iOS Control App
|Works with Alexa, Works with Google Assistant
|Number of Tuner Presets
|AC Input Power
|120 VAC, 60 Hz
|Active: 850 W
Standby: 0.1 W
|Dimensions (W x H x D)
|17.1 x 7.3 x 15.2″ / 435.0 x 185.0 x 386.0 mm
|28.7 lb / 13 kg
|Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
|20.7 x 19.2 x 13.2″