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Pioneer Elite VSX-LX505 9.2 Channel Network AV Receiver (VSXLX505-OPENBOX)
Model #: VSXLX505-OPENBOX|Manufacturer#: VSX-LX505

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.

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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.

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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.

IMAX Enhanced

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.

[1] 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.

[2] DSC signals only.

[3] DSC signals only when input via HDMI IN 4-6.

[4] All HDMI terminals support HDCP 2.3.



This is an Open Box product

Open box products are products that were either on display in one of our retail locations, or were returned from another customer. All our open box products have been fully tested, cleaned of all purchase specific information, and are guaranteed to work to manufacturer's specification. All of our open box products carry the full manufacturer's warranty.

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Number of Channels9.2
Amplifier Power230 W/ch (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 10 %, 1ch Driven)
Video UpscalingUltra HD Upscaling
3D CapableInformation Not Available
Dolby Sound Format CompatibilityDolby Atmos®, Dolby Surround Upmixer, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer, Dolby® TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus
DTS Sound Format CompatibilityDTS:X®, DTS Neural:X® Upmixer, DTS Virtual:X, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES, DTS-HD Express
HDMI Input(s)7
HDMI Output(s)2
Composite Video Input(s)2
Composite Video Output(s)None
Component Video Input(s)1
Component Video Output(s)None
Analog Audio Input(s) (RCA Inputs)Information Not Available
Analog Audio Output(s) (RCA Outputs)Information Not Available
Pre-amp Input / Phono InputYes
Pre-amp Output(s)Yes
Optical Digital Audio Input(s)1
Coaxial Digital Audio Input(s)1
Coaxial Digital Audio Output(s)None
iPod ConnectivityVia Apple AirPlay 2 with Siri Voice Control
Headphone / Line Output(s)Yes
USB Port(s)2
Ethernet Port(s)1 - (Rear)
Radio TunerAM/FM Tuner 40 Presets
Streaming Service Compatibility / ConnectivityAmazon Prime Music*, Hey Google, Deezer, Napster, Pandora*, Spotify, Tidal, and more
DAC TypeDigital Quad-Core 32-bit DSP (Cirrus Logic) + Aureus™ floating-point DSP (TI)
Multi-Zone3 Zones
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth ConnectivityWi-Fi 2.4GHz/5.0GHz, Bluetooth 4.2
HDMI-CECInformation Not Available
IR Extender Port1 In / 1 Out
ARC (HDMI Audio Return Channel)Yes (via HDMI Output 1)
12V Trigger2 Outputs
DLNA CertifiedInformation Not Available
HDCP ComplianceHDCP 2.3
  • Product Parts Warranty: 3 Year Limited
  • Product Labour Warranty: 3 Year Limited

Product

Width:17.13 inches
Height:7.28 inches
Depth:15.20 inches
Weight:63.27 pounds