Top 10 Best Pioneer AV Receivers
for June 2021

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Pioneer VSX-LX504 9.2-ch Network AV Receiver

Pioneer VSX-LX504 9.2-ch Network AV Receiver

by Pioneer
What We like

Imax enhanced* the vsx-lx504 is IMAX enhanced, Certified to deliver the powerful sound just as intended by the Filmmaker, and provide the immersive experience on your home theater. * function available with future firmware update

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Product Features

  • Apple airplay 2. Apple airplay 2 lets you effortlessly stream music or podcasts to speakers throughout your house using any Apple device or by asking Siri, and it all stays in perfect sync.
  • Dolby Atmos height virtualization* when playing any Dolby format, engaging the Dolby Atmos height virtualize enables a more immersive listening experience, creating a virtual Surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers. * function available with future firmware update
  • Dolby Atmos/Dolby Surround mixing by adding an external amplifier, the 9. 2Ch AV receiver can be expanded to decode 11Ch to drive the 7. 2. 4Ch configuration of Dolby Atmos. You can reproduce object-oriented sound in smooth, curving movements, or the realistic three-dimensional movement overhead by the top speakers. Other Audio Codecs such as PCM and DSD can be upmixed using Dolby Surround for enjoying 3D surround sound.
  • Dts: x/DTS neural: x mixing DTS: x is the next-generation Audio CODEC from DTS that leverages object-based Audio to enable new immersive and interactive audio experiences. By adding an external amplifier, the 9. 2Ch AV receiver can be expanded to decode 11Ch for driving a 7. 2. 4Ch surround system. Experience an immersive soundscape with incredibly rich and life-like Audio. Other Audio Codecs such as PCM and DSD can be upmixed using DTS neural: x for enjoying 3D surround sound.

Dts: x/dts neural: x mixing dts: x is the next-generation audio codec from dts that leverages object-based audio to enable new immersive and interactive audio experiences. by adding an external amplifier, the 9. 2ch av receiver can be expanded to decode 11ch for driving a 7. 2. 4ch surround system. experience an immersive soundscape with incredibly rich and life-like audio. other audio codecs such as pcm and dsd can be upmixed using dts neural: x for enjoying 3d surround sound. Dolby atmos/dolby surround mixing by adding an external amplifier, the 9. 2ch av receiver can be expanded to decode 11ch to drive the 7. 2. 4ch configuration of dolby atmos. you can reproduce object-oriented sound in smooth, curving movements, or the realistic three-dimensional movement overhead by the top speakers. other audio codecs such as pcm and dsd can be upmixed using dolby surround for enjoying 3d surround sound. Apple airplay 2. apple airplay 2 lets you effortlessly stream music or podcasts to speakers throughout your house using any apple device or by asking siri, and it all stays in perfect sync. Dolby atmos height virtualization* when playing any dolby format, engaging the dolby atmos height virtualize enables a more immersive listening experience, creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers. * function available with future firmware update

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Pioneer AVIC-5201NEX In-Dash Navigation AV Receiver with 6.2

Pioneer AVIC-5201NEX In-Dash Navigation AV Receiver with 6.2" WVGA Touchscreen Display

by Pioneer
What We like

Fits double-DIN (4" tall) dash openings

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Product Features

  • Plays lossless FLAC audio files (up to 192kHz/24-bit) from your flash drive
  • DVD/CD receiver with 6 2" touchscreen and AM/FM tuner
  • Internal amp (14 watts RMS CEA-2006/50 watts peak x 4 channels)
  • Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio streaming

Bluetooth hands-free calling and audio streaming Dvd/cd receiver with 6 2" touchscreen and am/fm tuner Internal amp (14 watts rms cea-2006/50 watts peak x 4 channels) Plays lossless flac audio files (up to 192khz/24-bit) from your flash drive

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Pioneer VSX-834 7.2-Channel AV Receiver

Pioneer VSX-834 7.2-Channel AV Receiver

by Pioneer
What We like

Just press the personal preset button on the front panel for three seconds, and your current settings such as volume level and listening mode can be saved. Up to three presets can be registered and easily called up from the front panel button or the remote control.

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Product Features

  • Create the optimum acoustic environment with pioneers MCACC (multi-channel acoustic calibration system), developed with the expertise of professional recording studios. With the custom microphone, The system automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes response.
  • The VSX-834 supports pass-through for HDR10, hlg (hybrid log-gamma), and Dolby vision signals. By connecting a compatible source device, you can enjoy these latest video standards on a compatible display. Whats more, All HDMI terminals support 4K (60p/4: 4: 4/24-bit), wide color gamut (BT. 2020), and HDCP 2. 2, so you will have no problem when upgrading to new devices, and can also enjoy premium content such as 4K videos with digital copy protection.
  • Stream songs from compatible devices with the built-in Bluetooth Wireless Technology (ver. 4. 2 + LE). The VSX-834 features A2DP/AVRCP profiles, with support for SBC/AAC codecs. By pressing the Bluetooth button on the front panel, you can directly start up the BT function, even when the unit is in standby.
  • The VSX-834 is equipped with zone B Audio output terminals for expanding the main zone sound by connecting your wireless headphone Dock. You can listen to the sound playing in the living room via wireless headphones.

The vsx-834 is equipped with zone b audio output terminals for expanding the main zone sound by connecting your wireless headphone dock. you can listen to the sound playing in the living room via wireless headphones. Stream songs from compatible devices with the built-in bluetooth wireless technology (ver. 4. 2 + le). the vsx-834 features a2dp/avrcp profiles, with support for sbc/aac codecs. by pressing the bluetooth button on the front panel, you can directly start up the bt function, even when the unit is in standby. Create the optimum acoustic environment with Pioneers mcacc (multi-channel acoustic calibration system), developed with the expertise of professional recording studios. with the custom microphone, the system automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes response. The vsx-834 supports pass-through for hdr10, hlg (hybrid log-gamma), and dolby vision signals. by connecting a compatible source device, you can enjoy these latest video standards on a compatible display. whats more, all hdmi terminals support 4k (60p/4: 4: 4/24-bit), wide color gamut (bt. 2020), and hdcp 2. 2, so you will have no problem when upgrading to new devices, and can also enjoy premium content such as 4k videos with digital copy protection.

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Pioneer Elite VSX-LX104 7.2-ch Network AV Receiver

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX104 7.2-ch Network AV Receiver

by Pioneer Elite
What We like

Remote Controller

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Product Features

  • Works with SONOS: By connecting the VSX-LX104 to Sonos Connect, you can play any music or audio source on your Sonos app.
  • Dolby Atmos/Dolby Surround Upmixing: The VSX-LX104 is compatible with 5.2.2ch configuration of the latest theater sound platform, Dolby Atmos.
  • DTS:X/DTS Neural:X Upmixing: DTS:X is the next-generation audio codec from DTS that leverages object-based audio to enable new immersive and interactive audio experiences.
  • Next Generation Video Standard Ready: The VSX-LX104 supports pass-through for HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma), and Dolby Vision signals.
  • MCACC Auto Room Tuning: With the custom microphone, the system automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes response.

Dts:x/dts neural:x upmixing: dts:x is the next-generation audio codec from dts that leverages object-based audio to enable new immersive and interactive audio experiences. Next generation video standard ready: the vsx-lx104 supports pass-through for hdr10, hlg (hybrid log-gamma), and dolby vision signals. Works with sonos: by connecting the vsx-lx104 to sonos connect, you can play any music or audio source on your sonos app. Dolby atmos/dolby surround upmixing: the vsx-lx104 is compatible with 5.2.2ch configuration of the latest theater sound platform, dolby atmos. Mcacc auto room tuning: with the custom microphone, the system automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes response.

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Pioneer AVIC-W8500NEX 7-Inch AV Receiver with Navigation (Renewed)

Pioneer AVIC-W8500NEX 7-Inch AV Receiver with Navigation (Renewed)

by Pioneer
What We like

Works with SiriusXM SXV300 Tuner -- supports tune mix, traffic & weather now, and sports flash features

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Product Features

  • Package weight: 6.3 lbs
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible; web link compatible; built-in HD radio tuner
  • Maps of United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, Plus 12. 4 million points of interest

Package weight: 6.3 lbs Wireless apple carplay and android auto compatible; web link compatible; built-in hd radio tuner Maps of united states, canada, and puerto rico, plus 12. 4 million points of interest

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Pioneer SC-79 9.2-Channel Multi-Zone, Networked, Elite Class D3 AV Receiver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Pioneer SC-79 9.2-Channel Multi-Zone

Networked, Elite Class D3 AV Receiver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

by Pioneer
What We like

Ultra-High performance Audio SABRE32 DAC

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Product Features

  • Multi Zone control using HDbase TTM
  • THX Ultra2 Plus and AIR Studios Monitor Certified Class D3

Thx ultra2 plus and air studios monitor certified class d3 Multi zone control using hdbase ttm

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Pioneer VSX-534 Home Audio Smart AV Receiver 5.2-Ch HDR10, Dolby Vision, Atmos and Virtual Enabled with 4K and Bluetooth

Pioneer VSX-534 Home Audio Smart AV Receiver 5.2-Ch HDR10

Dolby Vision, Atmos and Virtual Enabled with 4K and Bluetooth

by Pioneer
What We like

DOLBY ATMOS. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer provides an immersive listening experience, creating a virtual surround and height effect without employing additional surround or height speakers. 5.1.2ch Dolby Atmos.

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Product Features

  • RANGE CONTROL. With this unique mid-range sound control feature, you can make independent volume adjustments to the range including dialogues in films, with the up/down key on the remote control.
  • PERSONAL PRESET. Press the personal preset button on the front panel for three seconds and your current settings such as volume level and listening mode. Up to three presets can be registered and called up from the front panel button or remote control.
  • DTS:X PLAYBACK. Dolby Atmos and DTS:X is the next-generation audio codec from DTS that leverages object-based audio to enable new immersive and interactive audio experiences.
  • BLUETOOTH COMPATIBLE. Seamlessly connect your phone, tablet or PC and stream to the receiver with Bluetooth Wireless Technology. This smart receiver remembers your device and starts playback whenever it detects an incoming Bluetooth audio stream.

Range control. with this unique mid-range sound control feature, you can make independent volume adjustments to the range including dialogues in films, with the up/down key on the remote control. Personal preset. press the personal preset button on the front panel for three seconds and your current settings such as volume level and listening mode. up to three presets can be registered and called up from the front panel button or remote control. Bluetooth compatible. seamlessly connect your phone, tablet or pc and stream to the receiver with bluetooth wireless technology. this smart receiver remembers your device and starts playback whenever it detects an incoming bluetooth audio stream. Dts:x playback. dolby atmos and dts:x is the next-generation audio codec from dts that leverages object-based audio to enable new immersive and interactive audio experiences.

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Pioneer AVIC-W8500NEX 7-Inch AV Receiver with Navigation

Pioneer AVIC-W8500NEX 7-Inch AV Receiver with Navigation

by Pioneer
What We like

Works with SiriusXM SXV300 Tuner -- supports tune mix, traffic & weather now, and sports flash features

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Product Features

  • Package weight: 6.3 lbs
  • Maps of United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, Plus 12. 4 million points of interest
  • Wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatible; web link compatible; built-in HD radio tuner

Wireless apple carplay and android auto compatible; web link compatible; built-in hd radio tuner Package weight: 6.3 lbs Maps of united states, canada, and puerto rico, plus 12. 4 million points of interest

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Pioneer SC-65 9.2-Channel Network Ready AV Receiver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

Pioneer SC-65 9.2-Channel Network Ready AV Receiver (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

by Pioneer
What We like

9.2 Channel Network Ready AV Receiver

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Product Features

  • THX Select 2 Plus certified 9.2 Channel Class D3 Amplification brings unprecedented power and fidelity to your home theater.
  • MHL Connectivity

Thx select 2 plus certified 9.2 channel class d3 amplification brings unprecedented power and fidelity to your home theater. Mhl connectivity

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Pioneer VSX-LX303 9.2 Channel 4k UltraHD Network A/V Receiver Black

Pioneer VSX-LX303 9.2 Channel 4k UltraHD Network A/V Receiver Black

by ONKY9 - pallet ordering
What We like

Make sure your home theater is perfectly dialed in with Elite's MCCAC auto room Tuning featuring phase control, subwoofer EQ and multi-point standing Wave control

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Product Features

  • 4K Ultra HD pass-through with HDCP 2. 2, Dolby vision compatible with HDR10, hlg and BT. 2020 support (4K/60p/4: 4: 4/24-bit) and 1080p to 4K upscaling
  • Your Pioneer receiver can now be part of your existing Sonos home sound system, or the start of a new one. Instantly upgrade the music streaming capability of your home theater receiver with Sonos connect and a free firmware update.
  • Direct energy amplification at 100 W/Ch. (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, THD 0. 08 %, 2Ch Driven, FTC)/ 200 W/Ch. (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 10 %, 1Ch Driven)
  • Wireless multi-room Audio options with Chromecast built-in, DTS Play-Fi and FlareConnect
  • Supports 5. 2. 4 and 7. 2. 2-Ch surround layouts for object-based soundtracks, or drive stereo speakers in zone 2 and zone 3 with a 5. 2-Ch setup in the main room, or a 5. 2. 2-Ch layout with powered zone 2

Wireless multi-room audio options with chromecast built-in, dts play-fi and flareconnect Your pioneer receiver can now be part of your existing sonos home sound system, or the start of a new one. instantly upgrade the music streaming capability of your home theater receiver with sonos connect and a free firmware update. Supports 5. 2. 4 and 7. 2. 2-ch surround layouts for object-based soundtracks, or drive stereo speakers in zone 2 and zone 3 with a 5. 2-ch setup in the main room, or a 5. 2. 2-ch layout with powered zone 2 4k ultra hd pass-through with hdcp 2. 2, dolby vision compatible with hdr10, hlg and bt. 2020 support (4k/60p/4: 4: 4/24-bit) and 1080p to 4k upscaling Direct energy amplification at 100 w/ch. (8 ohms, 20 hz-20 khz, thd 0. 08 %, 2ch driven, ftc)/ 200 w/ch. (6 ohms, 1 khz, thd 10 %, 1ch driven)

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