7.2-ch Direct Energy HD Network AV Receiver SC-LX502
Experience the enveloping sound of DTS:X® and Dolby Atmos® featuring the Reflex Optimizer for Dolby Atmosenabled speakers, accompanied by the spectacular view of Ultra HD video, HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma), and Dolby Vision™. FlareConnect™, Chromecast built-in, and DTS Play-Fi® let you stream music anywhere across the house. Listen to a multitude of songs via internet radio and network streaming services, controlled by the Pioneer Remote App. With Powered Zone 2, and a phono and 7 HDMI inputs, a wide range of options are offered on the SC-LX502.
Direct Energy HD Amplifier
The Direct Energy HD (High fidelity class D) Amplifier based onPioneer’s Multi-channel Stereophonic Philosophy is capable ofsimultaneous high-power. With the Direct Power FET directlyconnected to the print circuit board without any wiring, you can enjoyquality sound, quick response, and high efficiency, as well as saveenergy. The custom bypass capacitors further enhance the advantagesof the Direct Energy HD amplifier, producing powerful bass while alsofeaturing gentle expressiveness. The Direct Energy HD amplifier isideal for reproducing the latest HD content encoded by Dolby Atmosor DTS:X and high resolution audio.
MCACC Auto Room Tuning
Create the optimum acoustic environment with Pioneer’sMCACC (Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration System),developed with the expertise of professional recordingstudios. With the custom microphone, the system automaticallycompensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, andequalises response.
Synchronised Sound with Phase Control
As an innovative solution for the phase lag between thesubwoofer and the main channel speakers caused by the bassmanagement filter, Phase Control compensates the delayed bassto improve sound synchronisation.
Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X®
Dolby Atmos and DTS:X formats liberatesounds from specific speakers, allowingthem to move from speaker to speaker,and even overhead. The next-generation audiocodecs leverage object-based audio to enablenew immersive and interactive audio performance.Whether it is movies, music, or games, you can enjoy a totally newexperience that unleashes overwhelming realism in your home cinema.
High directivity sound reflects off the ceiling,while low directivity sound directly reachesthe ears. This difference causes a phase shift,making the sound feel uncomfortable. Tosolve this, the new technology optimizes theperformance of your up-firing elevation speakersfor your listening environment, by aligning thephase of direct and indirect sound, matching thebasic tone, and optimizing the upward-orientedfrequencies. The result is overall seamless soundwith Dolby Atmos enabled speakers, allowing the ideal reproduction ofthree-dimensional surround sound.
Next-Generation Video Standard Ready
The SC-LX502 supports pass-through for Dolby Vision, HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma), and HDR10 signals. By connecting a compatible source device, you 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 Colour 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.
* 4:4:4/24-bit signal is not supported via front terminal.
The SC-LX502 comes with Chromecast built-in,so you can use your mobile device to streamyour favourite music, radio, or podcasts toyour speaker. You can control the audio fromanywhere in the house using Chromecast-enabled apps running onyour personal device—iPhone, iPad, Android phone and tablet, Macand Windows laptop, and Chromebook™. Discover Chromecastenabledapps at google.com/cast/apps.
DTS Play-Fi* wirelessly streams any audio contentfrom any compatible mobile device to the SC-LX502and DTS Play-Fi compatible audio systems, creatinga multi-room system in your home. You can streamdifferent sources to different speakers at the same time from the DTSPlay-Fi app.
* DTS Play-Fi will be available with firmware update.
Multi-room Audio Offers a Variety of Ways to Enjoy Music
FlareConnect™* shares audio from network and external audio input sources between compatible components. Enjoy effortless multi-room playback of LP records, CDs, network music services, and more with supported components and speaker systems. Music selection, speaker grouping, and playback management across the home are built into the Pioneer Remote App**.
* Sharing audio from external inputs is enabled with a future firmware update. External audio inputs supporting FlareConnect may differ depending on model. Please consult individual product specification for more information. ** Download free from the App Store or Google Play.