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Pioneer BCS-424

Pioneer BCS-424
alaScore 87

12 reviews

Jan, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Pioneer BCS-424. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Home Theater Systems for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Home Theater Systems the Pioneer BCS-424 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Pioneer BCS-424 review


With four free-standing satellite speakers, Pioneer's BCS424 all-in-one system is more suited to a medium to large-sized home cinema than a small bedroom or study. Set at the perfect height for sofa-based viewing, and with 1,100 watts of power, it...

Fantastic sound quality makes this a great all-in-one, as long as you already have a Smart TV

Jul, 2012

Consumer review by: David (

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May, 2013

Consumer review by: Solomon (

Pioneer BCS-424


good sound and nice picture quality.

May, 2013

Consumer review by: daniel (

Pioneer BCS-424


Good value for money. Easy to set up. Really good design.

Didn't found any.

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Tom (

Pioneer BCS-424


good sound

rubbish on internet apps

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Alastair (

Pioneer BCS-424


Good value for money. Looks and sounds great.

Instruction manual is poor and set-up was therefore difficult. Remote controller is not very good and takes some getting used to. Cables for rear (surround) speakers are not long enough - had to buy and extension cable to set the system up in a...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Neil (

Pioneer BCS-424


Overall a great product with excellent sound and pictures. Speakers well built, sturdy and very classy looking.

Rear surround speaker cable too short so I had to extend it which is why I gave a low rating under ease of setting up. My living room is not even large. Previous system was a Samsung and those rear speaker cables were plenty long enough. Remote control...

Aug, 2012

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby Pro Logic II,Dolby TrueHD,DTS,DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, LPCM, MP3, WMA
Audio output channels:5.1
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD Master Audio
RMS rated power:1100

Center speaker

Center speaker impedance:3
Center speaker RMS power:250
Center speaker type:2-Way


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Disk Drive

Built-in hard drive: No



Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):190

Front speakers

Front speaker impedance:4
Front speakers RMS power:340

Hard Drive

Built-in hard drive:N

Management Features

Handheld remote control: Yes


Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:BD-R, BD-RE, BD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
Number of disks:1
Number of optical discs:1
Optical disc player type:Blu-ray Player
Playback disc formats:Blu-Ray video, CD audio

Other Features

HDMI ports quantity:3

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Audio (L,R) in:1
AUX in: Yes
Composite video out:2
Digital audio optical in:2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
FM antenna: Yes
HDMI in:2
HDMI out:1
HDMI version:1.4a
Microphone in: Yes
Number of HDMI outputs:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:100-240
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):190


FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported bands:FM
Supported radio bands:FM

Satellite speakers

Satellite speaker impedance:4
Satellite speakers RMS power:340


Subwoofer impedance:3
Subwoofer RMS power:250
Subwoofer type:Passive
Wireless subwoofer: No

Technical Details

Apple docking compatibility: No
CD-RW playback: Yes
Color of product:Black
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Karaoke: Yes
MP3 playback: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Playback mode:Normal, Slideshow
Playback Modes:Normal, Slideshow
Slide show: Yes

TV Tuner

TV tuner integrated: No


3D compatibility: Yes
Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Full HD: Yes
Video compression format:DIVX, FLV, MKV, WMV
Video D/A Converter (DAC):12-bit / 148MHz
Video formats supported:DIVX,FLV,MKV,WMV

Weight & Dimensions

Center speaker dimensions (WxDxH):9.06 x 3.54 x 3.15
Center speaker weight:24.7
Front speaker dimensions (WxDxH):9.84 x 9.84 x 43.7
Front speaker weight:7.72
Main unit dimensions (WxDxH):16.9 x 13.6 x 2.52
Main unit weight:7.5
Satellite speaker dimensions (WxDxH):9.84 x 9.84 x 43.7
Satellite speaker weight:7.5
Subwoofer dimensions (WxDxH):7.87 x 10.6 x 13.4
Subwoofer weight:7.5