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Pioneer SC57
Elite 9.1 Channel AV Home Theater Receiver
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Introducing the new flagship receiver of the Elite line: the SC-57. It wouldn't be an overstatement to call the new Elite SC-57 one of the most revolutionary receivers ever produced. Or that the industry has ever seen.

Until now digital amplification – categorized as Class-D devices - have received little or no respect from a cautious and hesitant industry. Unable to conquer the challenges of "digital", A/V receiver manufacturers have sought refuge in the comfort zone of analog Class-A/B amplifiers. One problem with that is analog amplifiers have had essentially the same design for the last fifty years, leaving little room for further performance enhancements. Another is the multi-channel soundtracks now available on Blu-ray Disc simply cannot be maximized or enjoyed to their full potential through conventional analog A/B amplification.

Pioneer understood early the massive power output potential of Class-D amplification, and made t

What's included in the box


Features:
  • Class D3 Amplification
  • THX Ultra 2 plus Surround
  • Air Studios Monitor Certification
  • Made for iPod, iPhone, iPad Certified, Featuring AirPlay
  • 3-Zone Multi-Room A/V
Amplification and Build
  • 140 W x 9 (1 kHz, THD 0.08% @ 8 ohms FTC)
  • Multi Channel Simultaneous Drive Capability Total 810 W (8ohms, 1Hz,THD, 1%)
  • 8 & 6 Ohm Impedance Select
  • 3D Space Frame Construction
  • Aluminum Front Panel
  • Advanced Direct Construction
  • Trans. Stabilizer
  • Gold Pin Plug
  • Selected Skeleton Speaker Terminals
Audio
  • AIR Studios Monitor Certification
  • THXR Ultra 2 Plus
  • DolbyR TrueHD / Dolby Pro LogicR IIz / Dolby Pro Logic IIx / Dolby Digital EX / Dolby Digital Plus
  • DTS-HDR Master Audio / DTS Neo:X - 9.1 Channel Surround / DTS�@Neural Surround / DTS-ES
  • Dual TI �gAureus�h 32-Bit Digital Core Engine
  • 192 kHz / 32-bit Digital to Analog Converter
  • 192 kHz / 24-bit Analog to Digital Converter
  • Pioneer Advanced MCACC Room Calibration
  • Precision Distance
  • 3D Time Axis Measurement
  • Polarity Check
  • Reverb Before and After Calibration Results (OSD and iPad)
  • Standing Wave Control
  • Pioneer Sound Enhancements
  • Front, Center, Surround, B-Speaker Bi-Amp
  • 32-Bit High Bit
  • Full Band Phase Control (Symmetry/Front Align)
  • Phase Control Plus
  • Virtual Depth, Height and Surround Back
  • Optimum Surround - Auto Bass, Dialog, and Surround Balancing
  • Jitter Reduction
  • PQLS Bit-stream
  • Auto Sound Retriever (Multi)
  • Sound Retriever AIR / Sound Retriever Link
  • Front Wide Surround Movie & Music
  • Auto Level Control (Multi)
  • Advanced Surround (15 Mode DSP)
  • Front Stage Surround
  • Headphone Surround
Video
  • Marvell QdeoTM 1080p/24fps Video Scaler
  • Advanced Video Adjust
  • Stream Smoother / Stream Smoother Link
  • Triple HD Noise Reduction
  • Video Conversion to HDMI
  • HDMI Features
  • 3D Ready (Blu-ray Disc, Broadcast and Game)
  • Audio Return Channel
  • Deep Color and x.v.ColorTM
Home Network
  • AirPlay
  • DLNA Certified (1.5)
  • Internet Radio with vTuner
  • PANDORA internet radio
  • Rhapsody Music Service1
  • Sirius Internet Radio1
  • Windows 7 Certified
  • Home Media Gallery
  • FLAC 192 kHz / 24-bit Audio File Playback via Network
  • WAV 192 kHz / 24-bit Audio File Playback via Network

Connectivity
  • Made for iPod, iPhone, iPad
  • Charges iPhone, iPad, iPod
  • Combination USB / Composite Video Cable Supplied
  • iPhone, iPad, iPod Stored and Streaming Audio & Video with Album Art
  • Memory Audio Playback (MP3/WMA/WAV)
  • Pioneer Air Jam App
  • Connects via Bluetooth to Share Music and Create Playlists (With iPod touch, iPhone, iPad)
  • Free via the App StoreSM (Optional AS-BT200 Bluetooth Adapter Required
  • HDMI Inputs (7 In (6 Back, 1 Front) / 2 Out)
  • Front USB Input
  • Ethernet Terminal
  • Wireless LAN Ready (Optional AS-WL300 Wireless LAN Converter Required)
  • Phono Input
  • Sirius XM Radio Ready2
  • 7.1 Channel Multi-Channel Input Terminals
  • Adapter Port (Optional AS-BT100 or AS-BT200 Bluetooth Adapter Required)
  • Component Video Inputs (3 In / 1 Out)
  • Digital Inputs (2 Coaxial, 3 Optical)
  • Analog A/V Inputs (4 A/V, 1 Audio)
  • 11.2 Assignable Pre-Outs for up to 9.1 Channel Playback
  • 10 Mode Speaker Assignment
  • Large Speaker Terminals (9 Channels Assignable)
Custom Control
  • Pioneer iControlAV2 App
  • A/V Receiver and Blu-ray Disc player Control From iPod touch, iPhone, iPad
  • Free via the App StoreSM
  • IP Control with Full 2-Way Feedback
  • AVNavigator System Set-Up (CD-ROM Included for PC)
  • Full Color Graphic User Interface (GUI)
  • Zone 2 AV with HD Component Video Output
  • Zone 3 AV
  • RS-232C
  • 12v Trigger (2 Out)
  • SR In/Out
  • IR (2In / 1 Out)
  • HDMI Standby Through for Low Power Consumption
  • Detachable Power Cord
  • Auto Power Down
  • Illuminated Learning Remote Control
  • Subscription Required. 2Antenna and subscription required and sold separately. Bold denotes step-up features from SC-55
Power
  • Power Requirements: AC 120 V/60 Hz
  • Estimated Power Consumption: 370 Watts
  • Standby Power Consumption: Approx 0.1 to 0.3 Watts
Approximate Dimensions:
  • Height: 7.28"
  • Width: 17.13"
  • Depth: 17.56"
Approximate Weight:
  • Unit: 39
  • Shipping: 44 lbs

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