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Pioneer 7.2-ch Direct Energy HD Network AV Receiver overview


Manufacturers Product Description

THE RECEIVER LUXURY CLASS STARTS HERE Seven output stage channels with 220 watts each (4 ohm) in Pioneer's high-end Direct Energy HD architecture lend the SC-LX 502 the dynamic sound authority one expects from a top-class receiver. Heat development and power consumption are unusually low - Direct Energy HD works with minimal losses. With Dolby Atmos and dts:X, the new object-based 3D sound formats are available alongside HD sound in the form of Dolby TrueHD and dts HD Master Audio - thanks to the new eARC also via the audio return channel that was previously excluded from HD audio. For imaging the six HDMI inputs support all UltraHD video standards including the latest extensions HDR10, HLG and Dolby Vision. The range of audio streaming functionality was expanded even further: native support for all leading music services is integrated with Deezer, Spotify and TIDAL, and all connection options to mobile devices are covered thanks to built-in Chromecast technology, Apple AirPlay and Bluetooth. Two manufacturer-independent standards for setting up multi-room networks are available with DTS PlayFi and FlareConnect. High-resolution audiophile downloads on the home NAS run readily with resolutions up to 24-bit/192kHz or quad-rate DSD (11.2MHz). A high-quality D/A converter from AKM guarantees that the high data quality results in premium sound. Pioneer's automated calibration system MCACC with Reflex Optimizer ensures that all types of playback - from purist stereo to fully-blown Atmos cinema sound - realises its full potential in every living space. FLARECONNECT MULTI-ROOM TECHNOLOGY FlareConnect™ shares audio from network and external audio input sources between compatible components. Enjoy effortless multiroom 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. DUAL-BAND WI-FI AND BLUETOOTH TECHNOLOGY You can stream audio from mobile, laptop, and PC over 5 GHz/2.4 GHz Wi-Fi® for a stable wireless connection. Pioneer Remote App gathers music on the device and on network-attached storage devices into an easily navigated library together with access to available streaming services. Bluetooth® wireless technology is also included for convenient transmission of app-based audio to your entertainment system. MRX SPEAKER FOR MULTI-ROOM Optional multi-room speakers MRX-3 and MRX-5 available. PIONEER REMOTE APP READY Enjoy smooth operation using your beloved device. With the free Pioneer Remote app, you can use your iPad/iPhone/ iPod touch or Android device such as a smartphone for operating the wireless speaker, or play back tunes stored on your smartphone. You can also select internet radio stations, and playback songs from your media server. DOLBY ATMOS FOR 3.1.2CH WITH SURROUND ENHANCER Supports up to 3.1.2ch Dolby Atmos. Surround Enhancer, developed by Dolby Laboratories, Inc., is a virtual speaker technology based on Head-Related Transfer Function (HRTF). With DSP, virtual surround speakers deliver the sound that usually comes from surround speakers. The 3.1.2ch is virtually expanded to 5.1.2ch to create 3D surround sound field. Even those who have difficulty installing rear speakers can also enjoy various audio formats in a wide sound field with Surround Enhancer, as well Dolby Atmos.

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Number of HDMI Outputs2
Number of Analog Audio Inputs10
Number of Digital Coaxial Inputs1
Number of HDMI Inputs7
Number of Digital Optical Inputs2
iPod SupportedYes

Technical Information

Streaming ServiceiRadio
3D Type3D Ready
Maximum Frequency Response1 kHz
Total Harmonic Distortion THD1%
Impedance8 Ohm
Internet StreamingYes

Network and Communication

Wireless LANYes


Upscale Scan Format4K

General Information

Product Name7.2-ch Direct Energy HD Network AV Receiver
Product ModelSC-LX502-S
Manufacturer Website Address
Brand NamePioneer
Product TypeA/V Receiver
ManufacturerOnkyo & Pioneer Corporation
Manufacturer Part NumberSC-LX502-S

Power Description

Operating Power Consumption250 W

Physical Characteristics

Weight Approximate12.10 kg
Width435 mm
Depth395 mm
Height185 mm
Dimensions185 mm (H): 435 mm (W): 395 mm (D)


Sound SystemDolby Atmos
Audio Channels7.2


Environmentally FriendlyYes
Package Contents
  • 7.2-ch Direct Energy HD Network AV Receiver
  • Remote Control
Country of OriginMalaysia
Environmental CertificationWEEE


Frequency BandAM


Limited Warranty1 Year

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