Pioneer SC-LX86 AV Receiver
Pioneer SC-LX86 is a 9.2-Channel AV Receiver featuring Hi-bit32 Audio Signal Processing, AIR Studios Monitor Certification, THX® Ultra2 Plus Certification, 4K Pass Through, and Low Leakage Flux Power Transformer.
SC-LX86 is also enhanced with advanced network features and custom installation set-up options including Apple’s AirPlay, DLNA 1.5, Windows 7, Internet Radio, PC Setup control, Advanced MCACC auto-calibration, multiple HDMI inputs and Pioneer’s trendsetting iPad, iPhone, and iPod apps including iControlAV2012 and Air Jam.
To ensure that the Receiver deliver the highest fidelity home entertainment experience this models is certified by THX as well as additional sonic tuning at AIR Studios.
This AV Receiver integrate Pioneer’s latest Direct Energy HD amplifiers built on Class D technology and incorporate various leading edge technologies to provide the absolute best audio and video performance.
Direct Energy HD amplifiers built on Class D technology – Direct Energy HD amplifiers are built into all models to deliver the true audio potential of uncompressed sources such as Blu-ray Discs as well as other high-definition audio content. The amplifier section of each new receiver delivers affluent power to each available channel, providing great detail and high dynamic range, with virtually no loss in performance even with all channels simultaneously driven at full volume.
Advanced MCACC – Pioneer takes room calibration further with Advanced MCACC, which performs 3D calibration by including time axis parameters while automatically compensating for differences in speaker size, output level and distance.
Auto Phase Control Plus – With Auto Phase Control Plus, each receiver automatically provides real-time phase matching by continuously analysing the audio input and adjusting the output signals for each individual speaker and subwoofer to compensate for potential lag in the source.
PQLS Bit-Stream – PQLS technology eliminates distortion caused by digital timing errors with HDMI connections.
Virtual Speaker Modes – For a more realistic audio video experience, the new receivers can simulate sound coming from various areas in a room without actual additional speakers connected, newly adding “virtual wide” to virtual surround back, virtual height and virtual depth.
4K pass through - To maximise the user’s video display performance with state-of-the-art video processing, the SC-LX86 and above also offer 4k pass through.
Customiseable home cinema setup with up to ten different speaker configurations. Create a full 5.1 system and use the remaining channels for additional zones, all controllable directly from the receiver and/or portable device running the iControlAV2012 app.
Zone Controls – The receivers are capable of providing various audio and video outputs and control signals for multiple rooms (zones). Up to three zones can be set up for audio. This SC-LX86 is also equipped with a HDMI output to the forth zone.
More subwoofer outputs – Pioneer’s top of the range receivers come equipped with a dedicated zone 2 subwoofer output in addition to the dual subwoofer out in the main zone.
Similar to Pioneer’s recently introduced VSX receivers, these new models offer a multitude of network connectivity options including Apple’s AirPlay, DLNA 1.5, Internet radio and Bluetooth audio streaming (with optional AS-BT200 BT adapter).
The Pioneer AS-WL300 Wireless LAN comes with the Pioneer SC-LX86.
Made for iPad, iPhone and iPod – Each receiver in the line-up is “Made for iPad, iPhone and iPod” and comes with a USB/video cable to provide an out-of-the-box “plug-and-play” convenience. Users can enjoy audio, video and photos stored on their Apple mobile device without having to buy an optional dock, as well as charge it while physically connected to the receiver.
MHL-compatible devices connectivity – The top three models add front Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) connectivity for adapting smartphones as another source for audio and video entertainment supporting content with up to 1080p video and 7.1-channel HD audio resolution from Android handheld devices, complete with battery charging and remote control. An MHL cable (1m) is included.
Amplification Type: Class D3 (Direct Energy HD)
810 W Multi Ch Simultaneous Drive (1 kHz, THD 1 % @ 8 ohms)
250 W/Ch (1 kHz, THD 1 % @ 4 ohms)
Advanced Direct Construction
Insulated Dual Chassis
AIR Studios Monitor Certification
THX® Ultra2 Plus Certified
4K Pass Through
3D Ready (Blu-ray Disc®, Broadcast and Games)
Deep Colour (36-bit) and x.v.Colour
1080p/24fps Scaler with Qdeo™
AirPlay Wireless Audio
DLNA Certified® (1.5)
Compatible with Windows 7