The Elite VSX-LX505 creates the soundscape of IMAX® Enhanced and Dolby Atmos®/DTS:X ideally calibrated with Advanced MCACC, and even provides similar sound effects with Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer without additional surround speakers.
Enjoy spectacles from nextgen video/gaming standards with support for HDMI 2.1*1 with 8K, VRR, ALLM, QFT pass-through, or stream songs across the house with Multi Zone Music, SONOS system, Chromecast built-in, DTS Play-Fi®, and Apple AirPlay 2. Don’t forget it also features Powered Zone 2/Zone 3 Audio, 11.2/5.6/2.8 MHz DSD playback with PCM conversion, 2 HDMI outputs and Roon Tested certification. Finally, it works with Alexa or Hey Google for voice control.
HDMI 2.1 for a powerful viewing and gaming experience
The VSX-LX505 ensures its HDMI terminals1support 8K/60p (4:4:4/12-bit2, 4:2:0/10-bit3), 8K/30p (4:4:4/12-bit2, 4:4:4/10-bit3, 4:2:2/12-bit3, 4:2:0/12-bit), 4K/120p (4:4:4/12-bit2, 4:4:4/10-bit3, 4:2:2/12-bit3, 4:2:0/12-bit) video passthrough to compatible displays, as well as HDCP 2.34 so you will have no problem when upgrading to new devices. HDMI 2.1 also supports VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) to eliminate lag, stutter and frame-tearing to deliver a fluid gaming experience. Various enhancements such as ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) and QFT (Quick Frame Transport) help to optimize latency and further limit lag to ensure you’ll always be on top of your game.
The VSX-LX505 is IMAX Enhanced, certified to deliver the dynamic and heart-pounding sound presented by DTS just as intended by the filmmaker, and provide an immersive experience on your home theater.
Dolby Atmos®/Dolby Surround Upmixing
By adding an external amplifier, the 9.2ch AV receiver can be expanded to decode 11ch to drive the 7.2.4ch configuration of Dolby Atmos®. You can reproduce object-oriented sound in smooth, curving movements, or the realistic three-dimensional movement overhead by the top speakers. Other audio codecs such as PCM and DSD can be upmixed using Dolby Surround for enjoying 3D surround sound.
DTS:X®/DTS Neural:X Upmixing
DTS:X is the next-generation audio codec from DTS that leverages object-based audio to enable new immersive and interactive audio experiences. By adding an external amplifier, the 9.2ch AV receiver can be expanded to decode 11ch for driving a 7.2.4ch surround system. Experience an immersive soundscape with incredibly rich and life-like audio. Other audio codecs such as PCM and DSD can be upmixed using DTS Neural:X for enjoying 3D surround sound.
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
When playing any Dolby format, engaging the Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer enables a more immersive listening experience, creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers.
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.
 HDMI 2.1 specification, HDR10+, and passthrough capabilities described are supported on HDMI IN 1–6, HDMI OUT MAIN and SUB/ZONE 2 in sub mode output.
 DSC signals only.
 DSC signals only when input via HDMI IN 4-6.
 All HDMI terminals support HDCP 2.3.