With this flagship AV receiver you will experience all your favourite films and music exactly as the creators intended. The SC-LX88 features only high-end components, each rigorously calibrated and professionally tuned by the legendary Air Studios, to bring studio quality sound right into your living room.
Especially for audiophiles, we equipped the SC-LX88 with a SABRE 32bit Ultra DAC and a powerful Class D Amplifier. Together, they reproduce music with unsurpassed fidelity, up to 220 watts per output channel. Unique to this AV receiver is the asynchronous USB-DAC, which allows a direct USB connection for your Mac or PC, supporting Native DSD and 192 kHz/32-bit audio content.
The cherry on the cake is the newest surround sound technology: Dolby Atmos. The SC-LX88 allows you to place overhead speakers for a multi-layered, dynamic, and three-dimensional sound that is completely in sync with the screen view, providing total immersion with unprecedented sound localisation and movement.
This amplifier features Dolby Atmos, the latest audio platform for home theatre entertainment. With the right set-up - speakers and receiver - this technology will fill your room with astonishing clarity, richness, detail, and depth.
Easily stream songs from compatible devices using the built-in Bluetooth wireless technology. This AV receiver features A2DP and Audio/Video Remote Control Profile (AVRCP). Supported codecs include SBC, AAC, and aptX.
Experience four times the current 1080p HD quality with 4K ultra-high resolution video. The receiver's 4K upscaling capabilities - up to 60p - make it possible to enjoy SD or HD content in 4K quality.
Enjoy high-resolution audio playback like never before. This AV receiver supports both AIFF and Apple Lossless hi-resolution audio files. You can even playback the latest multichannel WAV and FLAC audio files.
The audio scaler upscales your audio by expanding a two-channel digital signal to 32-bit to improve resolution and density. The sampling rate can be increased to 192kHz, reducing noise, and enhancing the characteristics of the digital signal.
All new amplifiers offer simultaneous entertainment in multiple zones – including a HDZone with a dedicated HDMI output to an additional room. Up to four different mobile devices running Pioneer’s iControlAV5 App can simultaneously control the AV receiver to take full advantage of its multi-room capabilities.
The SC-LX88 integrates an asynchronous USB-DAC, which eliminates jitter and reproduces master quality sound with extremely precise audio signals, even for Hi-bit32 Signal Processing. It allows a direct USB connection with a Mac or PC, supporting native DSD and 192kHz/32-bit music files.
audiophile level Class D amplification brings you unprecedented power output. Short signal paths ensure impeccable sound, while efficient cooling provides superior performance with lower power consumption (-44% vs analogue amps). Now with 4-16Ω speaker support.
Enjoy on demand access to millions of songs with Spotify’s digital streaming service. This AV receiver is ready for Spotify Connect, which lets you select songs on your Spotify app to listen to on your audio system.
|Output Power per Channel||250W|
|Impedance at Output Level||4Ω|
|Number of Channels||9|
|4Ω Speaker Support||Yes|
|Signal / Noise Ratio||103 dB|
• 1 x HDMI
• 1 x USB 2.0 (iPod/iPhone Digital Audio, USB drive)
• 1 x MCACC Setup MIC
• 1 x Phones out
• AM/FM Tuner (63 presets)
192 kHz/24-bit audio playback:
Multi-channel audio file playback(**):
(*) Via USB
|MHL Terminal for Android Smartphones||Yes|
|HD Audio Formats||• Dolby Atmos Upgradable
• Dolby TrueHD
• DTS-HD Master Audio
|Audio Return Channel||Yes|
|Stand-by Pass Through||Yes|
|Control with HDMI (+)||Yes|
|On-Screen Display (GUI)||Yes|
|Firmware updates||Yes (via internet or USB)|
|Bluetooth||Yes (Built-in, with aptX support)|
|Windows 8 Compatible||Yes|
|Remote Control||Illuminated, learning remote control|
|Direct Energy HD amplifier||Yes|
|Resolution Parameter||• AUTO/PURE
• 1080i/ 1080p/ 1080-24p
|4K Pass Through||Yes|
|AIR Studio Sound Tuning||Yes|
|D/A Converter||192 kHz / 32-bit|
|A/D Converter||192 kHz / 24-bit|
|Multi-channel Simultaneous Drive||Yes|
|Front L & R Bi-Amplifier Function||Yes|
|Dimensions||W 435mm x H 185mm x D 441 mm|