VSX-LX505 9.2 Channel Network AV Receiver
Featuring up to 11.2 channels and 120 watts of power per channel, IMAX® Enhanced Audio, and DIRAC Live® Room Correction, the Pioneer VSX-LX505 9.2 Channel AV Receiver delivers multi-dimensional excitement to your home theatre. Equipped with DIRAC Live® Room Correction, the VSX-LX505 adjusts the sound according to the space and speakers while offering improved musical staging, dialogue, and deeper bass.
Go beyond an experience confined to one room – the Pioneer VSX-LX505 AV receiver brings cinema-quality sound and images to multiple rooms for real home entertainment.
This product supports 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 theatre experience possible.
- Dirac Live Room Correction
- HDMI® 2.1 with 8K
- Ultimate 4K Gaming Experience
- IMAX Enhanced Node
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.
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’s IMAX Mode is meticulously optimised 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 favourite 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 favourites 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, 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.
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.
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.
|Amplifier Design||Direct Energy|
|Power Output (1 kHz, 10% THD, 6 Ohms, 1 Ch Driven)||230 W/Ch|
|Power Output (20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% THD, 8 Ohms, 2 Ch Driven)||120 W/Ch|
|Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround Upmixer||✓|
|DTS:X, DTS Neural:X Upmixer||✓|
|Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer||✓|
|Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus||✓|
|DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES, DTS-HD Express||✓|
|DSD Disc (SACD) Playback via HDMI (2.8 MHz/2 Ch, 5.1 Ch)||✓|
|Digital Quad-Core 32-bit DSP (Cirrus Logic) + Aureus™ Floating-Point DSP (TI)||✓|
|192 kHz/24-bit D/A Conversion for Hi-Res Audio||✓|
|Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) on HDMI Out (Main)||✓|
|Advanced MCACC Auto Room Tuning||Auto Phase Control Plus, Subwoofer EQ, Multi-Point Standing Wave Control|
|Dirac Live® Room Correction||✓|
|Advanced Sound Retriever (2 Ch)||✓|
|Advanced Surround Modes||Classical, Unplugged, Entertainment Show, Drama, Advanced Game, Action, Rock/Pop, Sports, Extended Stereo, Mono Music, Front Stage Surround Advance|
|Support HDMI 2.1 with 8K||VRR (Variable Refresh Rate), ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode), QFT (Quick Frame Transport), DSC (Display Stream Compression), and QMS (Quick Media Switching) Pass-Through|
|Supports HDR10+, HDR10, and HLG||8K/60p (4:2:0/10-bit), 8K/30p (4:4:4/10-bit, 4:2:2/12-bit), 4K/120p (4:4:4/10-bit, 4:2:2/12-bit), 4K/60p (4:4:4/12-bit) and BT.2020 color; Deep Color™ (36-bit), "x.v.Color", LipSync, and HDCP 2.3|
|Dolby Vision Compatible||✓|
|Ultra HD Upscaling||4K to 8K, 1080p to 8K/4K|
|Home Network Features|
|Works with Alexa Supporting Multi-Room Music||✓|
|Works with Hey Google and Chromecast Built-In||✓|
|DTS Play-Fi with Pioneer Music Control App (Supporting Hi-Res Audio Playback)||✓|
|Apple AirPlay 2 with Siri Voice Control||✓|
|Works with Sonos Supporting Multiple Sonos Connect Control and Volume Pass Through Mode||✓|
|Amazon Music HD, Pandora, Spotify, TIDAL, and Deezer Hi-Fi Music-Streaming Services Ready||✓|
|Internet Radio with TuneIn||✓|
|Hi-Res Audio File Playback via USB/Network||✓|
|Up to 192 kHz/24-bit ALAC, AIFF, FLAC, WAV (RIFF) and 11.2 MHz DSD||✓|
|Dual Band (5 GHz/2.4 GHz) Wi-Fi Built-In||✓|
|Bluetooth Wireless Technology||Transmitter/Receiver (Version: 4.2, Profile: A2DP 1.2/AVRCP 1.3, Codec: SBC/aptX/aptX HD (TX), SBC/AAC (RX)) Built-In|
|Pioneer Remote App||Ready for Multi-room Entertainment Control and Network Streaming|
|User-Friendly GUI with System Setup Menu||✓|
|On-Screen Information for Audio, Video and Network||✓|
|Auto Power Off in HDMI Standby Through||✓|
|AM/FM Presets||✓ (40 Presets)|
|User-Friendly Simple Remote Control||✓|
|HDMI 1 In||✓|
|USB 1 In for USB Drive||✓|
|MCACC/Dirac Live Web Setup Mic||✓|
|Audio 1 In (Mini Stereo Jack)||✓|
|Phones 1 Out (Gold Plated)||✓|
|HDMI In||6 (4 Assignable)|
|HDMI Out||2 (1 for Main, 1 for Sub/Zone 2)|
|USB In for USB Drive||1|
|AV (Component) In||1 (Assignable)|
|AV (Composite) In||2 (Assignable)|
|Audio In||1 (Assignable)|
|Phono (MM) In||1|
|Digital Coaxial In||1 (Assignable)|
|Digital Optical In||1 (Assignable)|
|Zone 2 Pre/Line Out/Zone B Line Out||✓|
|Speaker 11 Ch Out||Front, Centre, Surround, Height 1/Bi-Amp, Surround Back/Height 2/Zone 3, Zone 2|
|IR||1 In/1 Out|
|12 V Trigger Out||2|
|Power, Dimensions & Weight|
|Power Requirements||AC 240 V, 50 Hz|
|Power Consumption/Standby||850 W/0.1 W|
|Dimensions||435 x 185 x 386 mm (17 1/8" x 7 5/16" x 15 3/16")|
|Weight||13 kg (28.7 lb)|
|Carton Dimensions||541 x 310 x 487 mm (21 5/16" x 12 3/16" x 19 3/16")|
|Carton Weight||16 kg (35.3 lb)|
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