Pioneer SC-LX83 review

Pioneer has succeeded in adding extra magic to the latest receiver from its award-winning series

By  from TechRadar Issue 186
Product Type
A/V Receiver
Frequency Band
AM, FM
Audio Channels
7.1
Ethernet
Yes
Operating Power Consumption
330 W
RMS Output Power
190 W
Number of Digital Optical Inputs
6
Number of Digital Optical Outputs
1
Product Family
LX
Number of HDMI Inputs
6
Number of HDMI Outputs
2
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD)
1%
Sound System
Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital EX, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Pro Logic IIx, Dolby Pro Logic IIz, Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Surround EX, DTS, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES, DTS Neo:6, DTS HD, Neural Surround, Windows Media Audio 9 Professional, THX Surround EX, THX Select 2, THX Ultra 2, Virtual Surround, THX
Brand Name
Pioneer
Green Compliant
Yes
Green Compliance Certificate/Authority
WEEE
USB
Yes
HDMI
Yes
Digital to Analog Audio Converter
192 kHz - 4 Byte
Multi Channel In
Yes
Height
200 mm
Width
420 mm
Depth
460 mm
Colour
Black
Product Series
LX
Manufacturer
Pioneer Corporation
Product Model
SC-LX83
Product Name
SC-LX83 A/V Receiver
Manufacturer Part Number
SC-LX83
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.pioneer.co.uk
Marketing Information

Delivering a stunning 7 x 190W, the SC-LX83 is the Hercules of our AV receiver line-up. Its power goes hand in hand with finesse: behind the panel, the best components take care of a striking audio and video quality. It also features exhaustive connectivity and is DLNA certified. Choosing for an LX Series receiver is choosing for a system that was assembled with the utmost attention. They use Direct Energy HD Amplifiers, built on ICEpower analogue class D technology. The engineers from the famous AIR Studios perform a meticulous inspection and fine-tuning. This way, what you hear is pure and as originally intended. The latest HD audio and surround formats are supported. x.v.Colour and Deep Colour compliance guarantee excellent video quality. With HDMI 1.4a, the receiver is also ready for 3D content. Standard definition video can be upscaled to 1080p (HD).

Package Contents
  • SC-LX83 A/V Receiver
  • 1 x MCACC Setup Microphone Omni Directional
  • 1 x Remote Control
  • 1 x RF Adapter
  • 2 x IR Blaster Cable
  • 4 x AA/LR6 Dry Cell Batteries
  • 1 x iPod Cable
  • 1 x Bluetooth Adapter
  • 1 x AM Loop antenna
  • 1 x FM Wire Antenna
  • 1 x Power Cord
  • 1 x Warranty Card
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Operating Instructions
Signal to Noise Ratio (SNR)
103 dB
Additional Information
  • Hybrid amplification
  • Direct digital connection with your iPod or iPhone
  • Streaming via bluetooth
  • Intuitive GUI (Graphical User Interface)
  • Front stage surround advance
Weight (Approximate)
18.50 kg
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