Pioneer Reviews & News – everything electronic Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:32:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Pioneer AVH-200EX, AVH-201EX In-Dash Multimedia Receivers Debut Fri, 29 Dec 2017 13:00:28 +0000
Feature DVD/CD Player, Bluetooth, Touchscreen, iOS and Android compatibility Pioneer has introduced two new double-DIN 6.2″ in-dash multimedia receivers priced at $200 each. The new models include the AVH-200EX and the almost identical AVH-201EX that merely adds a remote control. Otherwise they are exactly the same, highlighted by a high power MOSFET 50W X 4 […]]]> 0
Pioneer Introduces Flagship Audiophile Hi-Res Headphones Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:13:59 +0000
Pioneer today announced their top-of-the-line hi-res audiophile grade fully enclosed dynamic stereo headphones called the SE-MONITOR5. These $1000 over-ear headphones utilize Pioneer’s newly developed cellulose nanofiber created with refined organic wood pulp to form its 50mm (1.96″) driver that claims pristine audio fidelity from 5Hz to 85kHz driver. I’m not exactly sure what that means, […]]]> 0
Pioneer Elite VSX-LX102 & VSX-LX302 A/V Receivers Announced (2017) Fri, 02 Jun 2017 03:10:25 +0000
Pioneer just announced two new 7.2-channel Dolby Atmos and DTS:X-capable network A/V receivers for under $800 each. The new models include the VSX-LX302, which delivers 100-watts x 7 while the entry-level VSX-LX102 offers 80-watts x 7 channels of power. The VSX-LX302 adds DTS Neo:X surround processing and a Powered Zone 2 and Zone 2 pre-/line out for […]]]> 0
Pioneer VSX-532 & VSX-832 A/V Receivers Under $500 Tue, 11 Apr 2017 03:32:46 +0000
Pioneer announced two budget priced 5.1-channel A/V receivers. The $379 VSX-532 entry-level model is equipped with Bluetooth and 4K pass-through. The $479 VSX-832 supports Dolby Atmos, Dolby Vision, with advanced networking capabilities, along with a slight amplifier bump. The VSX-832 will support 2.1.2 and 3.1.2 channel Dolby Atmos (requires firmware update expected Q3 2017), which […]]]> 0
Pioneer Elite SC-LX901, SC-LX801 and SC-LX701 A/V Receivers Announced Thu, 15 Sep 2016 19:34:16 +0000
Pioneer today introduced their top-of-the-line home theater A/V receivers for 2016. The new models include the 9.1-channel Elite SC-LX701, 9.1-channel Elite SC-LX801 and the flagship 11.1-channel Elite SC-LX901, which each feature re-engineered Class D3 (Direct Energy HD) amplifiers, allowing simultaneous output from all channels with no power loss.  The SC-LX901 features Multi-Room Audio, which allows for the wireless distribution of […]]]> 0
Pioneer Brings Back the Mini System Thu, 18 Aug 2016 13:00:40 +0000
Pioneer announced a $200 mini stereo system (model X-CM56) for the modern era, which combines Bluetooth, NFC, a CD player, AM/FM radio and a USB port with a two detachable speakers that can be placed vertically or horizontally. Pioneer is calling it a “CD Receiver System,” although it resembles the look of mini systems of the past in […]]]> 0
Pioneer Elite SC-LX501 A/V Receiver Announced Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:49:43 +0000
Pioneer today announced the mid-range, yet extremely capable Elite SC-LX501 Network AV Receiver. The $1,000 7.2-channel, 80-watt per channel (all channels driven) home theater receiver features all the latest audio/video standards including Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, 4K/60p/4:4:4 upscaling/pass-through, HDR/BT.2020, and a high grade 384 kHz/32 bit DAC (AK4458) produced by AKM. It supports Spotify, Pandora, and TIDAL for […]]]> 0
Pioneer VSX-531 is Budget A/V Receiver Tue, 10 May 2016 22:54:40 +0000
Pioneer today announced their lowest priced A/V receiver for 2016. The new VSX-531 5.1 channel A/V receiver debuts at $270, yet still supports UltraHD (4K/60p/4:4:4) pass-through with HDCP 2.2; built-in Bluetooth support, and Pioneer’s signature Phase Control technology. It replaces last year’s VSX-530 with nearly all the same specs. 4K UltraHD & HDR The VSX-531 supports 4K/60p/4:4:4 24-bit video signal […]]]> 0
Pioneer SW-10 Subwoofer Beefs Up Home Theater Line Sat, 16 Apr 2016 18:57:40 +0000
Pioneer just introduced the SW-10 Powered Subwoofer, available now for $349.  It can be used to complement any home theater speaker system, but is specifically designed to match Pioneer’s SP-FS52 Floor-standing Loudspeaker, SP-BS22-LR Bookshelf Loudspeakers (pair),  and SP-C22 Center-Channel Speakers. It provides a deeper bass alternative to the SW-8MK2 Powered Subwoofer (the smaller sub in the photo). […]]]> 0
Pioneer XDP-100R Portable Hi-res Audio / MQA Player Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:54:50 +0000
The Pioneer XDP-100R is the industry’s first portable high-resolution player to support the Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) lossless audio standard. MQA delivers superior audio with dramatically improved music detail for studio-grade sound in a portable device, but with file sizes comparable to a CD. The XDP-100R supports playback of the most popular music files and […]]]> 0