The Pioneer Elite VSX-LX304 9.2*, with its sleek and classic black design, compressively combines a variety of popular audio and video formats.

Pioneer Elite VSX-LX304 9.2

Audio qualities with the Pioneer

The model delivers with a 5.1 surround sound 5 power amplifiers. In other words, the 6 channels have an output power of 80 watts each. Common sound formats include DTS: X, DTS Neural:X, Dolby Atmos and DTS-HD Master Audio. DTS: X is a 3D standard that makes it possible to audibly reproduce sound effects in higher dimensions. As a result, an authentic cinema feeling is not a vision of the future. Dolby Atmos provides the appropriate surround technology. DTS-HD Master Audio ensures a bit-identical reconstruction of the studio recordings. In other words, this fact benefits the sound image. Furthermore, there is a DAB/DAB + tuner for digital radio.
The other features include HiRes streaming. The receiver has compatibility for Deezer, Spotify and Tidal out of the box. Amazon Music is integrated with the help of the Pioneer Remote app.


Connectivity-connection technologies and interfaces

Bluetooth and WLAN provide the basis for the connection with other devices. Not only is there a USB interface in the front area, but also 4 HDMI inputs, as well as 1 HDMI output in the rear area of the receiver. The HDMI is compatible with HDCP 2.2, which thus ensures a certain encryption protection. Due to the integrated measuring microphone in the Pioneer VSX-LX304 9.2, an automatic calibration can be made by the MCACC calibration system. Owners of products from the Apple range should be pleased with the news about available AirPlay. Because this allows iPhone and Co. to be connected wirelessly. The integrated phono input in the Pioneer Elite VSX-LX304 9.2  makes it possible to connect a turntable without having to use a preamp. For this reason, the present model is especially suitable for acoustic lovers with a collection of vinyl records.


Video formats

The multi-faceted device includes formats such as Dolby True HD or Dolby Digital Plus. The latter in particular is suitable for HDTV as well as HD DVDS. In addition, a 4K Ultra HD pass-through is given.


Pioneer Elite VSX-LX304 9.2 for streaming

The Pioneer Elite VSX-LX304 9.2* meets auditory and visual standards equally to the highest degree. This is especially evident in the wide-ranging streaming capabilities. In addition, the calibration system simplifies the fine-tuning of the speakers with the AV receiver. Incidentally, the comparison overview 10 good AV receivers contains more models from Pioneer ready.