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Pioneer VSX-LX304 9.2 Channel AV Receiver

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Product Overview

Description

Designed for optimum IMAX® Enhanced* and Dolby Atmos®/DTS:X movie playback in a seamless 7.2.2 channel/5.2.4 channel surround sound calibrated by Advanced MCACC, along with support for next-generation video standards, the VSX-LX304 brings multi-dimensional excitement to your 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.

  • IMAX® Enhanced MODE
  • Apple AirPlay 2*
  • Advanced MCACC Auto Room Tuning featuring Auto Phase Control Plus
  • Dolby Atmos

Overview

IMAX® Enhanced MODE

IMAX® Enhanced MODE

IMAX digitally re-mastered content for the home environment is created to provide the same sharp 4K HDR images and powerful sound just as the filmmaker intended. Pioneer Elite’s IMAX Mode is meticulously optimized to play digitally remastered content to deliver the best viewing and listening experience on Earth.
Apple AirPlay 2*

Apple AirPlay 2*

Apple AirPlay 2 lets you effortlessly stream music or podcasts to speakers throughout your house using any Apple device or by asking Siri, and it all stays in perfect sync.
Advanced MCACC Auto Room Tuning featuring Auto Phase Control Plus

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 Plus* 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.
E-ARC dolby atmos couple surrounded by sound waves

Dolby Atmos

You can reproduce object-oriented sound in smooth, curving movements, or the realistic three-dimensional movement overhead by the top speakers.
DTS:X

DTS:X

Can automatically adapt the audio to the existing channels and speaker system, no specific speaker layout is required.
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

Creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers.
Ready for 4K HDR entertainment

Ready for 4K HDR entertainment

Enjoy support for HDR (High Dynamic Range) video including HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision®, and BT.2020. The 4:4:4 color space is also supported. Six HDMI inputs, ARC-ready MAIN OUT, and SUB OUT pass 4K/60p and HDR video from player to compatible TV and projector and all terminals are HDCP 2.2 compliant.
Powered Zone 2 with Dedicated DAC

Powered Zone 2 with Dedicated DAC

This product is able to drive speakers in another room, without the need for a separate amplifier and the DAC for Zone 2 lets you listen to all digital audio sources.
Works with Sonos Certified

Works with Sonos Certified

This receiver can join your existing Sonos Home Sound System, or be the start of a new one, just by pairing it with a Sonos Port* This Works With Sonos Certified AVR offers a best-in-class tie-in to the Sonos ecosystem, waking, changing inputs, and playing at the volume you want using the Sonos Volume-Pass Through feature from the Sonos app*.
*Sonos Port required and sold separately.
Zone B Output for Wireless Headphones

Zone B Output for Wireless Headphones

You can listen to the sound playing in the living room via wireless headphones.
Chromecast built-in with the Google Assistant

Chromecast built-in with the Google Assistant

Stream any music from your smartphone, laptop, or PC to the receiver with ease. Control playback with Chromecast-enabled apps you know and love from your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, Mac or Windows® laptop, or Chromebook. If you have a smart speaker featuring the Google Assistant, you can cue, play, and control music playback by voice.
 
Specs

Power

Amplifier Design: Direct Energy
8 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.08 %, 2ch Driven FTC: 100W+100W
4 OHM Speaker: Yes
Channels: 9.2
Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz,10%THD@6ohm 1ch Driven): 225 W/ch
Estimated Power Consumption/Network Standby off: 460 W/0.1 W

Handheld and Internet

AirPlay: Apple AirPlay 2
Internet Radio: TuneIn Radio
Chromecast built-in and Works with the Google Assistant: Yes
FlareConnect™ for Multi-room Audio: Yes
Roon Tested: Yes
Streaming Audio From PC/Network: Yes
iOS/Android Remote Control APP: Pioneer Control App
Works with Alexa: Yes (Firmware update)
DTS Play-Fi with Pioneer Music Control App: Yes
Amazon Music, Pandora ® , Spotify, TIDAL, and Deezer Hi-Fi Music-: Yes

Decoders & Formats

Digital Core DSP Engine: Digital Quad-Core 32-bit DSP (Cirrus Logic) + Aureus™ floating- point DSP (TI)
Audio Processing: 9.1
IMAX Enhanced: Yes
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer: Yes
Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
HDMI SACD Transfer: 2 Channel
Audio DACs: 384 kHz/32-bit D/A Conversion with AK4458 (AKM) & PCM5101A (TI)
Music File Playback: 192 kHz/24-bit ALAC, AIFF, FLAC, WAV (RIFF) and 11.2 MHz DSD
Dolby Atmos: Yes
Dolby TrueHD: Yes
DTS:X: Yes
DTS Neural:X: Yes

Soundfield Calibration

MCACC: Yes (Advanced)
Auto Phase Control Plus: Yes
Standing Wave Control: Multi-point (9 points)
EQ Type: LR SYMMETRY EQ
Auto Subwoofer Crossover: Yes
MCACC Memory: 1
Phase Control: Yes
EQ Bands: 9-Band
Distance Adjustment: 0.1 feet

Listening Modes

Auto Surround: Yes
Advanced Surround: 10+1
Stream Direct: Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
Front Stage Surround Advance: Yes

Audio Features

Dialog Enhancement: Yes
DSD Music File: Yes
Sound Delay (Lip Sync): Yes
Advanced Sound Retriever: Yes (2ch)
Tone Control: Multi
Bi-Amp: Yes

Video Processing

4K Ultra HD Pass-Through: Ultra HD Pass-through with HDCP 2.2 (4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit, 4K/24p/4:4:4/36-bit, 4K/60p/4:2:0/36-bit)
3-D Ready: Yes
HDMI Standby Through: Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
Dolby Vision Compatible: Yes
HDMI x.v. Color: Yes
4K Ultra HD Video Scaler: Yes (1080p to 4K)
Audio Return Channel: Yes
HDR: HDR10, HLG and BT.2020 Wide Color Gamut Signal Pass-through
HDMI 36-bit Deep Color: Yes

Connectivity

HDMI Input / Output: 7 In (6 Rear, 1 Front) / 2 Out
Bluetooth Built-In: Bluetooth® Wireless Technology (Version: 4.2, Profile: A2DP 1.2/AVRCP 1.3, Codec: SBC/AAC) Built-in
Ethernet Input: Yes
Digital Audio Inputs / Output: 2 In (Optical 1, Coaxial 1)
Headphone Output: Yes
Phono Input: Yes
Wi-Fi Built-In: Dual Band (5 GHz/2.4 GHz) 802.11ac Compliant Wi-Fi® Built-in
USB Terminal: Front and Rear
Analog Audio Inputs / Output: 6 in / 0 out
Pre-Amp Output: 0.2 ch
Front A/V Inputs: USB / HDMI / 3.5mm stereo mini jack
AM/FM Presets: AM/FM Tuner 40 Presets

Installation

On-Screen Display: User-Friendly GUI with System
Powered Zone output: Zone2 / Zone3
Zone 2 Sources: All Audio Sources
12 Volt Trigger (Assignable): A.B
IR Serial Remote In/Out: 1 in / 1 out
FL Dimmer: Yes
Remote: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Auto Power Down: Yes
Multi-Room and Source Output: ZONE2 Pre/Line Out
Zone 3 Sources: Analog/Net/Bluetooth/Tuner
RS-232C: Yes
Multi-Zone On-Screen Display: Yes
Function Rename: Yes
Personal Preset: Yes
Versatile Speaker Configuration: Speaker 9ch Out (FRONT, CENTER,SURROUND, HEIGHT1/Bi-AMP/ZONE2, SURROUND BACK/ HEIGHT2/ZONE 3)

Construction

Speaker Terminals: 9 Large

Warranty

Warranty: 3 Years

Dimensions

W x H x D (inches): 17-1/8 x 6-13/16 x 14-9/16 inches (435 x 173 x 370.5 mm)
Weight: 29.8 lbs. (13.5 kg)

Description

Designed for optimum IMAX® Enhanced* and Dolby Atmos®/DTS:X movie playback in a seamless 7.2.2 channel/5.2.4 channel surround sound calibrated by Advanced MCACC, along with support for next-generation video standards, the VSX-LX304 brings multi-dimensional excitement to your 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.

  • IMAX® Enhanced MODE
  • Apple AirPlay 2*
  • Advanced MCACC Auto Room Tuning featuring Auto Phase Control Plus
  • Dolby Atmos

Overview

IMAX® Enhanced MODE

IMAX® Enhanced MODE

IMAX digitally re-mastered content for the home environment is created to provide the same sharp 4K HDR images and powerful sound just as the filmmaker intended. Pioneer Elite’s IMAX Mode is meticulously optimized to play digitally remastered content to deliver the best viewing and listening experience on Earth.
Apple AirPlay 2*

Apple AirPlay 2*

Apple AirPlay 2 lets you effortlessly stream music or podcasts to speakers throughout your house using any Apple device or by asking Siri, and it all stays in perfect sync.
Advanced MCACC Auto Room Tuning featuring Auto Phase Control Plus

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 Plus* 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.
E-ARC dolby atmos couple surrounded by sound waves

Dolby Atmos

You can reproduce object-oriented sound in smooth, curving movements, or the realistic three-dimensional movement overhead by the top speakers.
DTS:X

DTS:X

Can automatically adapt the audio to the existing channels and speaker system, no specific speaker layout is required.
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

Creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers.
Ready for 4K HDR entertainment

Ready for 4K HDR entertainment

Enjoy support for HDR (High Dynamic Range) video including HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision®, and BT.2020. The 4:4:4 color space is also supported. Six HDMI inputs, ARC-ready MAIN OUT, and SUB OUT pass 4K/60p and HDR video from player to compatible TV and projector and all terminals are HDCP 2.2 compliant.
Powered Zone 2 with Dedicated DAC

Powered Zone 2 with Dedicated DAC

This product is able to drive speakers in another room, without the need for a separate amplifier and the DAC for Zone 2 lets you listen to all digital audio sources.
Works with Sonos Certified

Works with Sonos Certified

This receiver can join your existing Sonos Home Sound System, or be the start of a new one, just by pairing it with a Sonos Port* This Works With Sonos Certified AVR offers a best-in-class tie-in to the Sonos ecosystem, waking, changing inputs, and playing at the volume you want using the Sonos Volume-Pass Through feature from the Sonos app*.
*Sonos Port required and sold separately.
Zone B Output for Wireless Headphones

Zone B Output for Wireless Headphones

You can listen to the sound playing in the living room via wireless headphones.
Chromecast built-in with the Google Assistant

Chromecast built-in with the Google Assistant

Stream any music from your smartphone, laptop, or PC to the receiver with ease. Control playback with Chromecast-enabled apps you know and love from your iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, Mac or Windows® laptop, or Chromebook. If you have a smart speaker featuring the Google Assistant, you can cue, play, and control music playback by voice.
 
Specs

Power

Amplifier Design: Direct Energy
8 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.08 %, 2ch Driven FTC: 100W+100W
4 OHM Speaker: Yes
Channels: 9.2
Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz,10%THD@6ohm 1ch Driven): 225 W/ch
Estimated Power Consumption/Network Standby off: 460 W/0.1 W

Handheld and Internet

AirPlay: Apple AirPlay 2
Internet Radio: TuneIn Radio
Chromecast built-in and Works with the Google Assistant: Yes
FlareConnect™ for Multi-room Audio: Yes
Roon Tested: Yes
Streaming Audio From PC/Network: Yes
iOS/Android Remote Control APP: Pioneer Control App
Works with Alexa: Yes (Firmware update)
DTS Play-Fi with Pioneer Music Control App: Yes
Amazon Music, Pandora ® , Spotify, TIDAL, and Deezer Hi-Fi Music-: Yes

Decoders & Formats

Digital Core DSP Engine: Digital Quad-Core 32-bit DSP (Cirrus Logic) + Aureus™ floating- point DSP (TI)
Audio Processing: 9.1
IMAX Enhanced: Yes
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer: Yes
Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
HDMI SACD Transfer: 2 Channel
Audio DACs: 384 kHz/32-bit D/A Conversion with AK4458 (AKM) & PCM5101A (TI)
Music File Playback: 192 kHz/24-bit ALAC, AIFF, FLAC, WAV (RIFF) and 11.2 MHz DSD
Dolby Atmos: Yes
Dolby TrueHD: Yes
DTS:X: Yes
DTS Neural:X: Yes

Soundfield Calibration

MCACC: Yes (Advanced)
Auto Phase Control Plus: Yes
Standing Wave Control: Multi-point (9 points)
EQ Type: LR SYMMETRY EQ
Auto Subwoofer Crossover: Yes
MCACC Memory: 1
Phase Control: Yes
EQ Bands: 9-Band
Distance Adjustment: 0.1 feet

Listening Modes

Auto Surround: Yes
Advanced Surround: 10+1
Stream Direct: Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
Front Stage Surround Advance: Yes

Audio Features

Dialog Enhancement: Yes
DSD Music File: Yes
Sound Delay (Lip Sync): Yes
Advanced Sound Retriever: Yes (2ch)
Tone Control: Multi
Bi-Amp: Yes

Video Processing

4K Ultra HD Pass-Through: Ultra HD Pass-through with HDCP 2.2 (4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit, 4K/24p/4:4:4/36-bit, 4K/60p/4:2:0/36-bit)
3-D Ready: Yes
HDMI Standby Through: Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
Dolby Vision Compatible: Yes
HDMI x.v. Color: Yes
4K Ultra HD Video Scaler: Yes (1080p to 4K)
Audio Return Channel: Yes
HDR: HDR10, HLG and BT.2020 Wide Color Gamut Signal Pass-through
HDMI 36-bit Deep Color: Yes

Connectivity

HDMI Input / Output: 7 In (6 Rear, 1 Front) / 2 Out
Bluetooth Built-In: Bluetooth® Wireless Technology (Version: 4.2, Profile: A2DP 1.2/AVRCP 1.3, Codec: SBC/AAC) Built-in
Ethernet Input: Yes
Digital Audio Inputs / Output: 2 In (Optical 1, Coaxial 1)
Headphone Output: Yes
Phono Input: Yes
Wi-Fi Built-In: Dual Band (5 GHz/2.4 GHz) 802.11ac Compliant Wi-Fi® Built-in
USB Terminal: Front and Rear
Analog Audio Inputs / Output: 6 in / 0 out
Pre-Amp Output: 0.2 ch
Front A/V Inputs: USB / HDMI / 3.5mm stereo mini jack
AM/FM Presets: AM/FM Tuner 40 Presets

Installation

On-Screen Display: User-Friendly GUI with System
Powered Zone output: Zone2 / Zone3
Zone 2 Sources: All Audio Sources
12 Volt Trigger (Assignable): A.B
IR Serial Remote In/Out: 1 in / 1 out
FL Dimmer: Yes
Remote: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Auto Power Down: Yes
Multi-Room and Source Output: ZONE2 Pre/Line Out
Zone 3 Sources: Analog/Net/Bluetooth/Tuner
RS-232C: Yes
Multi-Zone On-Screen Display: Yes
Function Rename: Yes
Personal Preset: Yes
Versatile Speaker Configuration: Speaker 9ch Out (FRONT, CENTER,SURROUND, HEIGHT1/Bi-AMP/ZONE2, SURROUND BACK/ HEIGHT2/ZONE 3)

Construction

Speaker Terminals: 9 Large

Warranty

Warranty: 3 Years

Dimensions

W x H x D (inches): 17-1/8 x 6-13/16 x 14-9/16 inches (435 x 173 x 370.5 mm)
Weight: 29.8 lbs. (13.5 kg)