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Pioneer® Elite Class D3AV Receiver | 7.2 Channel x 180W

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Triad Speakers
Sales - RUSH - Paint Sample
15835 NE Cameron Blvd.
Portland, OR 97230
- Your order will be placed on hold for up to 14 days as we wait for your color sample. Samples not received after 14 days will cause your order to be canceled. Your sample must be of a solid color. Wood, multi colored wallpaper/fabrics and faux finishes CANNOT be sent as samples for custom paint matching. Please send your physical color sample along with a copy of your Triad Order attached to the address listed below.

Triad Speakers
Sales - RUSH - Paint Sample
15835 NE Cameron Blvd.
Portland, OR 97230

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Pioneer’s Elite 7.2-channel receiver - a multi-source, multi-zone AV receiver that packs powerful and efficient digital amplification into one elegant package - expands the performance horizon to bring your home theater to life. With immersive Dolby Atmos technology and Class D3 digital amplification, this receiver brings down the house with a total of 560 watts multi-channel simultaneous drive.

Pioneer Elite® 7.2-Channel AV Receiver

This multi-source, multi-zone AV receiver packs powerful and efficient digital amplification into one elegant package. With immersive Dolby Atmos® technology and Class D3 digital amplification, this receiver brings down the house with a total of 660 Watts multi-channel simultaneous drive. Rated at 120 Watts per channel (8 ohms, 1kHz, THD 0.08%, 2ch Driven FTC), the Elite® SC-LX501 delivers significantly more simultaneous multi-channel power than the Class AB competition. It boasts wireless connectivity and convenience, with built-in Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®. Plus, it’s Spotify® and Pandora® ready, and can even utilize Google Play™ or TIDAL® Music Streaming Service through a firmware update! Advanced audio and high-resolution video features include Ultra HD (4K/60P 4:4:4) Pass-through, HDCP 2.2 compatibility, DSD Playback via Network, MCACC calibration, Subwoofer EQ, built-in AVNavigator, and an easy initial setup app: Start-up Navi.

Dolby Atmos Equipment & Room Requirements - To use Dolby Atmos technology, the listening room ceiling should have a horizontal flat hard surface (for audio reflection) and a height of 8’ to 14’. Additionally, you must have an Atmos-compatible speaker arrangement as well as Dolby Atmos-encoded content. Learn More >>

Full Bandwidth 4K

Upscale away. This receiver’s got Ultra HD Upscaling and Pass-through in order to optimize 1080p content to 4K and to play any piece of true 4K content with ease. Delivering 4K @ 60p/4:4:4, and complemented by HDCP 2.2 and HDR capabilities, the SC-LX501 delivers impressive power and clarity to any home theater or multi-purpose system.

Dolby Atmos Expands the Experience

The Elite SC-LX501 features Dolby ATMOS® technology, the latest sound platform that makes music and movies come alive like never before. Using Atmos source material with Atmos-compatible speakers and setup, sound takes on added dimension and realism. Dolby surround upmixer even adds Atmos realism to existing movie and music content. CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray Disc™ sound more alive and real with total immersion into a true-to-life soundscape. In addition to being Dolby Atmos compatible, the SC-91 supports formats like Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD® Master Audio to give your soundtracks on Blu-ray Disc unsurpassed audio quality.

Pure Class D3 Power

Seven discrete channels of direct energy amplification deliver 120 Watts (8 ohms, 1kHz, THD 0.08%, 2ch driven FTC) for spectacular 7.2-channel surround. Pioneer’s digital Class D3 amps run cool for longevity, overcoming the limitations of traditional analog amplifiers as they enable simultaneous output from all channels with no power loss for rock-solid bass and unfettered dynamics.

Exceptional Digital Sound

The SC-LX501 incorporates the 384 kHz/32Bit (AK4458) DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter) for 7.2-channel sound. This state-of-the-art DAC, along with our engineers’ fine tuning, provides unprecedented dynamic range of up to 120 dB and ultra-low distortion, offering clear audio reproduction that’s free of jitter.

Made for Audiophile Files

Keeping critical audiophile ears in mind, the Elite SC-LX501 delivers high-resolution music playback, with support for 192 kHz 24-bit AIFF, Multi-channel WAV, FLAC, and Apple Lossless up to 96kHz 24-Bit. Compressed formats, such as MP3, WMA, and AAC are also supported. Stream these files from your home network, tablet, or even the front USB. Serious listeners will appreciate DSD direct playback via network or SACD disc playback via HDMI.

Internet Radio & Online Music

This receiver offers a limitless flow of streaming music, sports, talk, and news entertainment from internet radio stations and online music services, including Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, TIDAL, and Deezer. Please note: Pandora service is only available in the U.S.

Built-In Chromecast

Customers can use mobile devices to stream their favorite music, radio, or podcasts to a speaker through built-in Chromecast. Through app-compatible iOS and Android devices, plus Mac, Chromebook, and Windows PCs, Chromecast lets end users control audio from anywhere in the house. Many popular Chromecast-enabled apps are available at

Compatible with iControlAV5 Remote App*

With Pioneer's free app, you can use your iPod® touch, iPhone® or iPad® as a remote to control basic functions. The app is also compatible with Android. Enjoy smooth control from your device, with support for 8 languages. It is freely available from the App Store or via Google Play. *Device needs to be connected to a home LAN network in a wireless LAN environment.

Custom Installation

For advanced home theater control, the Elite SC-LX501 is compatible with the most popular custom control companies, and offers custom installation features including full two-way RS-232c-over-IP control with the ability to receive metadata from the network and devices such as an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch.

Package Contents

  • (1) SC-LX501
  • (1) MCACC Calibration Microphone
  • (1) Remote
  • (1) Pack AA of batteries for remote
Watts per Channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, 0.08 %, 2 ch Driven FTC): 120 Watts
Watts per Channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.9 %, 1 ch Driven FTC): 180 Watts
Watts Multi ch Simultaneous Drive (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 1 %): 560 Watts
250 W/0.15 W
Insulated Dual Chassis
Transformer Stabilizer
Advanced Direct Construction
Speaker Terminals: 9 Large
AirPlay: Yes
Made for iPhone & iPod: Yes
iOS/Android Remote Control APP: iControlAV5
Pandora Internet Radio: Yes
High Res Audio via USB Network: ALAC, AIFF, FLAC, WAV, DSD, Dolby True HD (USB Only)
Digital Core DSP Engine: Cirrus Logic Quad Core
Audio DAC: AK4458 384kHz/32-bit
HDCP: 2.2
Dolby Atmos
Dolby True HD
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Surround
DTS-HD Master Audio
DTS Neo: DTS Upmix DTS Neo:6
HDMI SACD Transfer: Multi-Channel
MCACC: Standard
MCACC Memory: 3
Phase Control
EQ Bands: 9-Band (Advanced)
Symmetric EQ
Distance Adjustment: .5"
Polarity Check
Auto Subwoofer Crossover
Auto Surround
Auto Level Control
Stream Direct: Direct/Pure Direct
Advanced Surround: 10+1
Front Stage Surround Advance
DSD Music File: 2ch
Audio Processing: Hi-Bit32
Dialog Enhancement
Advanced Sound Retriever: Auto
Sound Retriever AIR
Digital Noise Reduction
Tone Control: Multi
Sound Delay
Speaker A/B
Bi-Amp: Front Channel
4K 60p Ultra HD Passthrough & Video Scaler
3D Ready
Audio Return Channel
HDMI Deep Color
x.v. Color
Video Converter to HDMI
Video Scaler: 1080p to 4K
Super Resolution
WiFi Built In
Bluetooth Built In
Component Video Input: 1 In (Assignable)
Digital Inputs: 2 In (Optical 1/Coaxial 2)
Pre-Amp Outputs: 2 (Subwoofer 2)
Headphone Output: Yes
Front A/V Inputs: USB & HDMI
AM/FM Presets: 40
HDMI Input/Output: 6 In/2 Out
Menu: Icon-based GUI
Zone 2 AV: Video from HDMI sources. Audio from analog, network, BT, USB, coax digital, optical digital, HDMi (PCM)
ECO Mode: Eco Mode 1/Eco Mode 2
IR in/out
12 Volt Trigger
17.12" x 7.31" x 15.56"
26 lb
Power Output
Power Consumption
Supported Formats
Soundfield Calibration
Listening Modes
Audio Features
Video Processing
HDMI Connections
Dimensions (W x H x D)

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