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Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 9.2-Channel AV Receiver

  • Dirac Live Room Correction
  • HDMI 2.1
  • Ultimate 4K Gaming Experience
  • 9 Channels of onboard amplification with 11.2-Channel Processing
  • 120-watts/per channel
  • Imax Enhanced
  • Powered Zone 2/Zone 3 Audio
  • 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
  • Legacy video inputs for composite and component video sources

Improved Musical Staging, Dialog & Deeper Bass.
The Pioneer VSX-LX505 ELITE 9.2 Channel AV Receiver delivers multi-dimensional excitement to your home theater with up to 11.2 channels of processing and 120 watts of power per channel, IMAX Enhanced Audio, and DIRAC Live Room Correction.

Equipped with DIRAC Live Room Correction, the VSX-LX505 adjusts the sound according to the space and speakers while offering improved musical staging, dialog, and deeper bass.

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.*
(*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.

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 Wi-fi
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. 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.)

Advanced MCACC Auto Room Tuning featuring Auto Phase Control Plus
Advanced MCACC adjusts the sound according to the listening room and speakers, and 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.

Ready for DTS Play-Fi Multi-room Audio
DTS Play-Fi allows you to enjoy high-quality music from connected online services, networked media servers, and your device library over Wi-Fi to any number of compatible products using the Onkyo Music Control App for iPad, iPhone, and Android smartphones/tablets. DTS Play-Fi can synchronize the music in every room. Each member of your family can use their own device to listen to their music in a room or group of rooms. DTS Play-Fi lets you structure a comprehensive multi-room ecosystem that satisfies virtually any need.

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 Manual

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AMPLIFICATION
120 W/ch @ 8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz
GENERAL FEATURES
IMAX Enhanced Audio, DIRAC Live Room Correction
MULTI-ROOM AUDIO/VIDEO
Yes
SURROUND PROCESSING
IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround, DTS: X, DTX Neural X, Dolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD
INPUTS & OUTPUTS
7 in, 2 out
HDMI FEATURES
HDMI 2.1 with 8K
AMPLIFICATION
120 W/ch @ 8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz
GENERAL FEATURES
IMAX Enhanced Audio, DIRAC Live Room Correction
MULTI-ROOM AUDIO/VIDEO
Yes
SURROUND PROCESSING
IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround, DTS: X, DTX Neural X, Dolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD
INPUTS & OUTPUTS
7 in, 2 out
HDMI FEATURES
HDMI 2.1 with 8K

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With DIRAC room correction, this 8K receiver from Pioneer Elite is one of the best sounding home theater receivers on the market.

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Product Description

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Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 9.2-Channel AV Receiver

  • Dirac Live Room Correction
  • HDMI 2.1
  • Ultimate 4K Gaming Experience
  • 9 Channels of onboard amplification with 11.2-Channel Processing
  • 120-watts/per channel
  • Imax Enhanced
  • Powered Zone 2/Zone 3 Audio
  • 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
  • Legacy video inputs for composite and component video sources

Improved Musical Staging, Dialog & Deeper Bass.
The Pioneer VSX-LX505 ELITE 9.2 Channel AV Receiver delivers multi-dimensional excitement to your home theater with up to 11.2 channels of processing and 120 watts of power per channel, IMAX Enhanced Audio, and DIRAC Live Room Correction.

Equipped with DIRAC Live Room Correction, the VSX-LX505 adjusts the sound according to the space and speakers while offering improved musical staging, dialog, and deeper bass.

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.*
(*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.

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 Wi-fi
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. 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.)

Advanced MCACC Auto Room Tuning featuring Auto Phase Control Plus
Advanced MCACC adjusts the sound according to the listening room and speakers, and 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.

Ready for DTS Play-Fi Multi-room Audio
DTS Play-Fi allows you to enjoy high-quality music from connected online services, networked media servers, and your device library over Wi-Fi to any number of compatible products using the Onkyo Music Control App for iPad, iPhone, and Android smartphones/tablets. DTS Play-Fi can synchronize the music in every room. Each member of your family can use their own device to listen to their music in a room or group of rooms. DTS Play-Fi lets you structure a comprehensive multi-room ecosystem that satisfies virtually any need.

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 Manual

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Features & Specs Line Circle

AMPLIFICATION
120 W/ch @ 8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz
GENERAL FEATURES
IMAX Enhanced Audio, DIRAC Live Room Correction
MULTI-ROOM AUDIO/VIDEO
Yes
SURROUND PROCESSING
IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround, DTS: X, DTX Neural X, Dolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD
INPUTS & OUTPUTS
7 in, 2 out
HDMI FEATURES
HDMI 2.1 with 8K
AMPLIFICATION
120 W/ch @ 8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz
GENERAL FEATURES
IMAX Enhanced Audio, DIRAC Live Room Correction
MULTI-ROOM AUDIO/VIDEO
Yes
SURROUND PROCESSING
IMAX Enhanced, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround, DTS: X, DTX Neural X, Dolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD
INPUTS & OUTPUTS
7 in, 2 out
HDMI FEATURES
HDMI 2.1 with 8K
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Expert Insight

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With DIRAC room correction, this 8K receiver from Pioneer Elite is one of the best sounding home theater receivers on the market.

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Brand Manager
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