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VSX-LX304 9.2ch Network AV Receiver

 


  • $1,59900



Designed for optimum IMAX® Enhanced*1 and Dolby Atmos®/DTS:X movie playback in a seamless 7.2.2ch/5.2.4ch surround sound calibrated by Advanced MCACC, along with support for next-generation video standards, the VSXLX304 brings multi-dimensional excitement to your home entertainment. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualiser*1 can provide virtual sound effects without using height or surround speakers. Enjoy multi-room audio streaming with SONOS system, FlareConnect™, Chromecast built-in, DTS Play-Fi®, and Apple AirPlay 2.

*1 Available with future firmware update.

 

Audio Features

  • Channels: 9
  • Amplification Type: Direct Energy
  • 185 W/ch (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 10 %, 1ch Driven)
  • 170 W/ch (8 ohms,1 kHz, THD 1 %, 1ch Driven IEC)
  • IMAX Enhanced*1
  • Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Surround Upmixer
  • DTS:X®, DTS Neural:X® Upmixer
  • Reflex Optimiser
  • Dolby Atmos Height Virtualiser*1
  • Dolby® TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus
  • DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES, DTS 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)
  • 384 kHz/32-bit D/A Conversion with AK4458 (AKM) & PCM5101A (TI)
  • Audio Return Channel (ARC) on HDMI
  • Advanced MCACC Auto Room Tuning
    • Auto Phase Control Plus
    • Subwoofer EQ
    • Multi-point Standing Wave Control
  • Advanced Sound Retriever (2ch)
  • Advanced Surround Modes
    • Classical, Unplugged, Entertainment Show, Drama, Advanced Game, Action, Rock/Pop, Sports, Extended Stereo, Extended Mono, Front Stage Surround Advance

*1 Available with future firmware update.

Video Features

  • Ultra HD Pass-through with HDCP 2.2 (4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit, 4K/24p/4:4:4/36-bit, 4K/60p/4:2:0/36-bit)*2
  • HDR10, HLG and BT.2020 Compliant Wide Colour Gamut Signal Pass-through
  • Dolby Vision™ Compatible
  • Ultra HD Upscaling (1080p to 4K)
  • 3D Ready (Blu-ray Disc™, Broadcast, and Games)
  • Deep Colour (36-bit), “x.v. Colour”

*2 Except AUX INPUT (Front).

Network Features

  • FlareConnect™ for Multi-room Audio
  • Chromecast built-in*3 and Works with the Google Assistant
  • DTS Play-Fi with Pioneer Music Control App
  • Apple AirPlay 2
  • Works with SONOS
  • Amazon Music, Spotify, TIDAL, and Deezer Hi-Fi Music-Streaming Services Ready*4
  • Internet Radio with TuneIn
  • Hi-Res Audio File Playback via USB/Network
    • Up to 192 kHz/24-bit ALAC*5, AIFF , FL AC, WAV (RIFF ) and 11.2 MHz DSD*6

*3 Chromecast-enabled apps required. *4 Service availability depends on country or region. *5 Up to 96 kHz supported via wireless LAN.

Operating Features

  • Personal Preset
  • Dialog Enhancement
  • Dual Band (5 GHz/2.4 GHz) 802.11ac Compliant Wi-Fi® Built-in
  • Bluetooth® Wireless Technology (Version: 4.2 + LE, Profile: A2DP 1.2/AVRCP 1.3, Codec: SBC/AAC) Built-in
  • Pioneer Remote App*7 Ready for Multi-room Entertainment Control and Network Streaming
  • User-Friendly GUI with System Setup Menu
  • On-Screen Information for Audio/Video Status
  • Auto Power Off in HDMI Standby Through
  • AM/FM Tuner 40 Presets
  • Sleep Timer
  • User-Friendly Simple Remote Control

*7 Available for free download from the App Store/The Google Play.

Connections

Front Terminals

  • HDMI 1 In
  • USB 1 in for USB drive
  • MCACC Setup MIC In (Gold-Plated)
  • Audio 1 In (Mini Stereo Jack, Gold-Plated)
  • Phones 1 Out

Rear Terminals

  • HDMI 6 In (4 Assignable)
  • HDMI 2 Out (1 for MAIN, 1 for SUB)
  • Ethernet 1 In
  • USB 1 In for USB Drive
  • Audio 4 In (Assignable)
  • Phono (MM) 1 In
  • Digital Coaxial 1 In (Assignable)
  • Digital Optical 2 In (Assignable)
  • Subwoofer 2 Pre Out
  • ZONE B Line Out for Wireless Headphones
  • ZONE 2 Pre/Line Out
  • Speaker 9ch Out (FRONT, CENTRE, SURROUND, HEIGHT 1/Bi-AMP /ZONE 2, SURROUND BACK/HEIGHT 2/ZONE 3)
  • IR 1 In/1 Out
  • 12 V Trigger 2 Out
  • RS-232C
  • FM/AM Antenna

Dimensions & Weight

  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 435 x 173 x 370.5 mm
  • Weight: 10.8 kg

IMAX Enhanced

The VSX-LX304 is IMAX Enhanced, certified to deliver the powerful sound just as intended by the filmmaker, and provide the immersive experience on your home theater.

* Function available with future firmware update

Dolby Atmos®/Dolby Surround Upmixing

The VSX-LX304 is compatible with 7.2.2ch/5.2.4ch configuration of the latest theater sound platform, Dolby Atmos®. You can reproduce object-oriented sound in smooth, curving movements, or the realistic three-dimensional movement overhead by the top speakers. Other audio codecs such as PCM and DSD can be upmixed using Dolby Surround for enjoying 3D surround sound.

DTS:X®/DTS Neural:X Upmixing

DTS:X is the next-generation audio codec from DTS that leverages object-based audio to enable new immersive and interactive audio experiences. Enjoy a seamless soundscape with 7.2.2ch/5.2.4ch surround system offering maximum excitement. Other audio codecs such as PCM and DSD can be upmixed using DTS Neural:X for enjoying 3D surround sound.

Dolby Atmos Height Virtualiation

When playing any Dolby format, engaging the Dolby Atmos Height Virtualiser enables a more immersive listening experience, creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers.

* Function available with future firmware update

Apple AirPlay 2

Apple AirPlay 2 lets you effortlessly stream music or podcasts to speakers throughout your house using any Apple device or by asking Siri, and it all stays in perfect sync.

MCACC Auto Room Tuning & 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.

* Effectiveness depends on content

Works with SONOS

By connecting the VSX-LX304 to Sonos Connect, you can play any music or audio source on your Sonos app. You can group the VSX-LX304 with other Sonos devices on the network, or use it independently. The AV receiver will automatically turn on and switch input as soon as you play music on your Sonos app.

Powered Zone 2 with Dedicated DAC

With the powered feature, the VSX-LX304 can directly drive speakers in another room, without the need for a separate amplifier. What’s more, the dedicated DAC for Zone 2 lets you listen to all digital audio sources.

Zone B Output for Wireless Headphones

The VSX-LX304 is equipped with Zone B audio output. The Zone 2 Pre output can also used as Zone B Line output to extend the sound of Zone A (Main Zone) to another location or to wireless headphones via a transmitter.

Chromecast built-in

The VSX-LX304 comes with Chromecast built-in, so you can use your mobile device to stream your favorite music, radio, or podcasts to your speaker. You can control the audio from anywhere in the house using Chromecast-enabled apps running on your personal device—iPhone, iPad, Android phone and tablet, Mac and Windows laptop, and Chromebook™.

Google Assistant compatible

The VSX-LX304 also works with the Google Assistant, so you can tell it to turn up the volume, skip tracks, or stop the music using your Google Assistant enabled device, like Google Home. Discover Chromecast-enabled apps at google.com/cast/apps.

Manual Type Issue Date Languages
Quick Start Guide 02-04-2019 English Download
User Manual 02-04-2019 English Download
Description
VSX-LX304 Datasheet Download

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