Features

Welcome to top-class home entertainment

With nine channels with 240 watts of power and the surround-sound formats this receiver is able to cope with demanding film sounds. The casing architecture with an insulated, low-resonance chassis provides the optimal basis for clean sounds. The premium SABRE 32 bit D/A converter works jitter-free and makes music into an experience for spoiled listeners. In addition to eight HDMI inputs, the SC-LX 59 has a network for digital sound with integrated dual band WLAN, Bluetooth and USB. In this respect, DNLA and USB streaming support HiRes formats up to 192 kHz/24 bit and DSD, as well as the reproduction of multi-channel FLAC and WAV files. vTuner internet radio and Spotify are available for streaming from Cloud. AirPlay, direct connection for iOS and Android Smartphones and, last but not least, a high-grade phone input round off this multifarious receiver.

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Enjoy Spotify

With the digital streaming service Spotify enjoy millions of songs just when you want to. This receiver is ready for Spotify Connect with which you can select songs via an app and listen to on your audio system.

Dolby Atmos, DTS:X

This device supports the newest Dolby Atmos and (after a free update) DTS:X surround-sound formats. With their object-oriented designs these formats facilitate a perfect wraparound sound with precisely placed effects and realistic movement sequences in all three spatial axes. In this respect loudspeaker arrangements of up to 11.2 channels are supported.

Stream with ease

AirPlay compatibility allows enthusiasts to access their iTunes music library through the AV receiver. This AV receiver is also DLNA certified (1.5) to work as a Digital Media Player and Digital Media Renderer.

4K Ultra-HD scaling

Give your Ultra-HD Display the food it needs. This Pioneer device is not only fully compatible with all available high-definition video signals, its high-performance video scaler also produces 4K images, even from low-resolution material. In this way, with up to 20 times as many pixels, even your old DVDs will gain a new dimension where both focus and interference are concerned.

Easy setup & full control

The Start-up Navi app is available to assist you during set up of your AV Receiver. As you proceed with the wizard, all setup including network settings will be completed smoothly. With the iControlAV5 app, you can control all important functions from your smartphone or from your tablet (iOS /Android).

Professional room calibration

MCACC PRO analyses the sound field of your speakers and automatically adjusts their virtual size, level, distance and response, as well as the equaliser settings for an excellent audio response. MCACC PRO offers full support of the Dolby Atmos surround format.

Hi-Res multi-channel audio

Enjoy high-resolution audio playback like never before. This AV receiver supports both AIFF and Apple Lossless hi-resolution audio files. You can even playback the latest multichannel WAV and FLAC audio files.

Direct Energy HD amplifiers

Thanks to a meticulous overhaul of all its components and uncompromising performance optimization, the Direct Energy HD amplifiers now deliver an even fuller, more powerful sound with impressive output power on all channels, even during simultaneous operation.

Audio Technologies

  • Phase Control
  • Yes
  • Auto Phase Control Plus
  • Yes
  • MCACC Pro Room Calibration
  • Yes
  • Advanced MCACC Room Calibration
  • -
  • MCACC Room Calibration
  • -
  • Standing Wave Control
  • Yes
  • PQLS with HDMI (Bit-stream/Multi/2ch)
  • Yes
  • Auto Sound Retriever
  • Yes
  • Auto Sound Retriever for ARC
  • Yes
  • Sound Retriever Link
  • -
  • Advanced Sound Retriever
  • Yes
  • Sound Retriever AIR
  • -
  • Auto Level Control
  • Yes
  • Hi-bit24 Audio Signal Processing
  • -

Video Technologies

  • Ultra HD (4K) Upscaling
  • Yes
  • Ultra HD (4K) Pass Through
  • Yes
  • Precise Conversion for 24p (1080/24p Upscaling)
  • -
  • Stream Smoother
  • Yes
  • Stream Smoother Link
  • Yes
  • Advanced Video Adjust
  • Yes
  • Highly Precise I/P Conversion
  • -
  • Digital Video Converter
  • -
  • Triple HD Video Noise Reduct
  • Yes
  • Deep Colour
  • Yes
  • x.v.Colour
  • Yes

Audio Formats & Licenses

  • Dolby Atmos
  • Yes
  • DTS-HD Master Audio/Dolby TrueHD
  • Yes
  • DTS:X
  • Yes
  • DTS Neo:X|11.1
  • -
  • DTS Neo:X/7.1
  • -
  • Dolby TrueHD Loudness Management
  • -
  • DSD Playback (2.8 MHz)
  • Yes

Sophisticated Listening Modes

  • Various Speaker Settings
  • Yes
  • Wide Surround
  • -
  • Virtual Height
  • Yes
  • Virtual Surround Back
  • Yes
  • Virtual Wide
  • Yes
  • Virtual Depth
  • -
  • Front Stage Surround Advance
  • -

Connectivity

  • HDMITM (3D, ARC)
  • Yes
  • Made for iPod, iPhone, and iPad
  • Yes
  • Digital Audio from iPod/iPhone/iPad via USB
  • Yes
  • iPod/iPhone/iPad Video Playback
  • -
  • AndroidTM Audio/Video Playback with MHLTM
  • Yes
  • Front USB Input
  • Yes

Network

  • AirPlay Wireless Audio
  • Yes
  • DLNA CertifiedTM (1.5)
  • Yes
  • HTC ConnectTM Certified
  • Yes
  • Compatible with Windows 8.1
  • Yes
  • Compatible with Windows 8
  • Yes
  • High-Quality Audio Streaming
  • Yes
  • Gapless Playback
  • Yes
  • Internet Radio
  • Yes

Advanced Control

  • iControlAV2015 Ready
  • Yes
  • iControlAV2013 Ready
  • -
  • Bluetooth Ready*1
  • Yes
  • Air Jam Ready
  • -
  • AVNavigator/AVNavigator for iPad
  • Yes
  • Wireless LAN Converter Ready*2
  • -
  • HDMI ZONE Out (HDZONE)
  • Yes
  • Multi-Zone
  • -
  • Control with HDMI
  • -
  • Standby Pass-Through without CEC
  • -
  • HDMI Standby Input Switching
  • -
  • Auto Power Down
  • -

Terminals

  • HDMI Input/Output
  • 8/3
  • USB Input
  • 1
  • Bluetooth Adapter Port
  • -
  • LAN
  • 1
  • Digital Coaxial Input
  • 2
  • Digital Optical Input
  • 2
  • Preamp Output
  • 11.2 ch (13.2 terminals)
  • Audio Input
  • 1
  • AV (Composite) Input
  • 2
  • Component Video Input
  • 1
  • Monitor Video Output (to TV):
  • 1

Specifications

  • Power Output
  • -
  • Front
  • 190 W/ch (6 ohms)
  • Centre
  • 190 W (6 ohms)
  • Surround
  • 190 W/ch (6 ohms)
  • Surround Back
  • 190 W/ch (6 ohms)
  • Dimensions (W x H x D)
  • 435 x 185 x 441 mm
  • Weight
  • 15.3 kg
  • Power Requirements (depends on region)
  • AC 220-230/240 V, 50/60 Hz
  • Power Consumption/During Standby
  • 330 W/0.1 W