Pioneer SC-LX88-K AV Receiver with Dolby Atmos


Reg. price £2,199.95

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Pioneer's SC-LX88 has 9 Channels of 260 Watt per channel Direct Energy HD amplification, 4K/60p upscaling, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res audio file playback, AirPlay, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi.

The SC-LX88 offers the latest technology which is revolutionising cinematic sound - Dolby Atmos; enabling you to enjoy immense and immersive soundscapes and cinematic experiences in the comfort of your own home. Dolby Atmos delivers captivating, multidimensional sound that places and moves specific sounds anywhere in the room, including overhead, to bring entertainment alive all around the audience.
Since its introduction in the cinema in 2012, Dolby Atmos has been embraced by all the major Hollywood studios, 7 Academy Award winning directors, and 16 Academy Award winning sound mixers, among others. Now entertainment enthusiasts will be able to enjoy Dolby Atmos in their home theatres.

Pioneer's new high-end amplifiers embrace everything that HDMI 2.0 has to offer. They are ready for Ultra HD resolution 4K / 60p / 4:4:4 video, and are even able to upscale lower resolution video content up to 4K.Support for the latest technologies such as 4K 60p and HDMI 2.0 make the SC-LX88 as future-proof as possible, whilst a range of connectivity options such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, AirPlay and Spotify Connect make connecting to and operating the SC-LX88 a breeze. aptX Bluetooth technology enables you to wirelessly enjoy your music in lossless CD quality sound from a smartphone, laptop or tablet.

Despite the wealth of features in the latest Pioneer receivers they have managed to keep the user interface straightforward and intuitive. Firstly, all new models are equipped with AVNavigator: an intelligent and comprehensive, yet easy-to-use interactive Installation and Operation Guide. This year, the AVNavigator software is built-in and accessible from a web browser – whether it runs on an iPad/iPhone/iPod touch, an Android device, or a PC or Mac.

Amplifier power (watts) 250 W/ch (4 ohms)
Analogue audio

Audio 1 in (via 2 x RCA/phono)
Multi-ch In 7.1ch (via 8 x RCA/phono)
Phono (MM) 1 in
Preout 9.2 ch (11.2 ch terminals) with independent dual subwoofer
Zone 2 audio out (via 2 x RCA/phono)
Zone 3 audio out (via 2 x RCA/phono)
Zone 2 subwoofer out (via RCA/phono)

Headphone out

Auto microphone/room calibration Pioneer MCACC Pro Room Calibration

Windows 8 Compatible
HTC Connect

DAC/Digital bits SABRE32 Ultra DAC (ES9016+ES9016) for 9.2ch
Audio Scaler 192 kHz/32-bit Enhancer
Digital audio

2 x digital coaxial in (assignable)
2 x digital optical in (assignable)
1 x digital optical out
USB-DAC In (B-Type)

USB 1 in for iPod/iPhone, USB Drive

DSP, eq. modes & audio options

Advanced Surround Modes (Action, Drama, Advanced Game, Sports, Classical, Rock/Pop, Front Stage Surround, Extended Stereo, Sound Retriever Air, Phones Surround , ECO Mode 1, ECO Mode 2)

Digital Core Engine with Texas Instruments Aureus™ DSP

Pioneer Sound Enhancements (PQLS Bit-stream/Multi-Surround/2ch, Advanced Sound Retriever (Multi-ch), Sound Retriever Link, Auto Sound Retriever/Auto Sound Retriever for ARC, Auto Level Control (Multi-Channel), Optimum Surround (Auto Bass, Dialog, and Surround Balancing), Virtual Speakers (Wide/Height/Surround Back), Virtual Depth)

Extra MHL - Android audio/video playback
HTC Connect lets you stream audio wirelessly from your HTC phone.
Built in AVNavigator
Spotify Ready
Apple Airplay
Finish Black
Key decoding Dolby Atmos, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Surround, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-ES, DTS Neo:X
Networking Ethernet Wired Networking (via RJ45 connection), Internet Radio with vTuner, DLNA compatible, Apple Airplay, HTC Connect, Spotify
On-screen display

Graphic User Interface

Supplied accessories Remote Control, Wireless LAN Converter (AXF-7031 Converter Included)
Tuner FM/AM Tuner with 63 presets.
Internet Radio
Video format conversion Ultra HD Upscaling and Pass-through (4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit, 4K/24p/4:4:4/36-bit, 4K/60p/4:2:2/36-bit)

Video Scaler with Qdeo™
Video/Audio inputs & outputs

HDMI 7 in (7 assignable, 1 for HDMI/MHL)
HDMI 3 out (2 for MAIN, 1 for MAIN/HDZONE)
Ethernet 1 In
AV (Composite) 2 In/1 Out
Component Video 2 In (assignable)
Monitor Component 1 Out/Monitor Composite 1 Out
USB Charge Port for AXF-7031 Wireless LAN Converter
IR 2 In/1 Out
12 V Trigger x 2/RS-232C

MCACC Setup Mic In
Phones 1 Out

W x H x D (mm) 435 x 185 x 441
Weight (kg) 18.1


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