Pioneer VSX-LX505 9.2 Channel AV Receiver

Brand: Pioneer
Product Code: PIO-VSX-LX505
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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.

Key Features

  • 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Built-In Streaming Music Services and Faster Wi-Fi

Access to Spotify®, TIDAL, Deezer, TuneIn, and Pandora® are built into the system.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 VSX-LX505 AV Receiver
Channels 9.2
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
Audio Features
IMAX Enhanced
Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround Upmixer
DTS:X, DTS Neural:X Upmixer
Reflex Optimizer
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
Video Features
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
Convenience Features
Personal Preset
Dialogue Enhancement
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
Web Setup
Auto Power Off in HDMI Standby Through
AM/FM Presets ✓ (40 Presets)
Sleep Timer
User-Friendly Simple Remote Control
Front Terminals
USB 1 In for USB Drive
MCACC/Dirac Live Web Setup Mic
Audio 1 In (Mini Stereo Jack)
Phones 1 Out (Gold Plated)
Rear Terminals
HDMI In 6 (4 Assignable)
HDMI Out 2 (1 for Main, 1 for Sub/Zone 2)
Ethernet In 1
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
AM/FM Antenna
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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