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Pioneer updates AV Receivers with Apple AirPlay 2 support on a broad lineup, Including long-time top end model

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Pioneer is pleased to announce a firmware release for Apple AirPlay 2 on select network-enabled components, as announced on January 8th. This update covers a broad lineup from the top end model "SC-LX901" released in 2016 to the best-selling model "VSX-933" in 2018.

Apple AirPlay 2

AirPlay 2 is an Apple technology designed to control home audio systems and speakers in any room — with a tap or by just asking Siri — right from iPhone, iPad, HomePod, or Apple TV. Play a song in the living room and kitchen at the same time or adjust the volume in any room, all in sync.

The following components will support Apple AirPlay 2:

  • AV Receiver: SC-LX901, SC-LX801, SC-LX701, VSX-LX503, VSX-LX303, VSX-933, VSX-S520, VSX-S520D
  • Network Stereo Receiver: SX-S30DAB


To automatically update your compatible network-connected Pioneer product, navigate to the system setup menu and follow the instructions, or contact our service and support centre for further assistance.

Pioneer and the logo are registered trademarks of Pioneer Corporation, and are used under license.

Apple, AirPlay, Apple TV, iPad, iPhone, Mac and Siri are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

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