Pioneer VSX-LX304 9.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver
Optimum sound! The Pioneer 9.2 Channel Network A/V Receiver is designed for IMAX ®, Dolby Atmos®/DTS:X in a seamless 7.2.2ch/5.2.4ch surround sound. Calibrated by Advanced MCACC, it also includes support for next-generation video standards and brings multi-dimensional excitement to home entertainment. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer 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.
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.
Dolby Atmos®/Dolby Surround Upmixing
The VSX-LX304 is compatible with 5.2.2ch configuration of the latest theater sound platform, Dolby Atmos®. Users 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. Since DTS:X can automatically adapt the audio to the existing channels and speaker system, no specific speaker layout is required. Experience an immersive soundscape with incredibly rich and life-like audio. Other audio codecs such as PCM and DSD can be upmixed using DTS Neural:X for enjoying 3D surround sound.
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
When playing any Dolby format, engaging the Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer enables a more immersive listening experience, creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers.
Apple AirPlay 2
Apple AirPlay 2 lets users effortlessly stream music or podcasts to speakers throughout homes using any Apple device or by asking Siri, and it all stays in perfect sync.
Next Generation Video Standard Ready
The VSX-LX304 supports pass-through for HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma), and Dolby Vision signals. By connecting a compatible source device, users can enjoy these latest video standards on a compatible display. What’s more, all HDMI terminals support 4K (60p/4:4:4/24-bit), Wide Color Gamut (BT.2020), and HDCP 2.2, so you will have no problem when upgrading to new devices, and can also enjoy premium content such as 4K videos with digital copy protection.
Advanced MCACC Auto Room Tuning featuring 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 Plus1 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.
Works with SONOS
By connecting the VSX-LX304 to Sonos Connect, users can play any music or audio source on the Sonos app. They 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 terminals for expanding the Main Zone sound by connecting your wireless headphone dock. Users can listen to the sound playing in the living room via wireless headphones.
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™. The VSX-LX304 also works with the Google Assistant, so users can tell it to turn up the volume, skip tracks, or stop the music using Google Assistant enabled device, like Google Home. Discover Chromecast-enabled apps at google.com/cast/apps.