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Pioneer Elite SC-05

Pioneer Elite SC-05
alaScore 77

50 reviews

Oct, 2014

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Amazon.com review summary for Pioneer Elite SC-05

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 39 user reviews of Pioneer Elite SC-05 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers on Amazon.com.

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer Elite SC-05 - AV network receiver - 7.1 channelPioneer SC-05 Elite AV network 7.1-Channel A/V ReceiverPioneer SC05 Elite 7.1-Channel A/V Receiver with THX Select2 Plus

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Pioneer Elite SC-05 Receiver Reviewed

 

This good looking receiver has many features not found on other similarly priced models including THX Select2 Plus certification, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby True HD decoding, Internet Radio and XM Sirius satellite radio. It also features Pioneer's...

The SC-05 has a great feature set for the money, with lots of extras you won't find on similarly-priced units ; This receiver really shines in the audio arena. Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio tracks are detailed, dynamic and immersive, enhancing...

The remote control's looks are lackluster compared with the SC-05's chassis ; HDMI inputs do not benefit from the Faroudja processing ; There is no HD Radio support on the SC-05

This receiver is worth its weight in gold and, at 40 pounds, that's a lot of value. It's first and foremost a master at surround sound audio, making quick work of Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio surround tracks. Video is also very detailed and...

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Pioneer Elite SC-05 A/V Receiver

 

Despite my falling fortunes, I'm always on the lookout for a good bargain, especially in home-theater components. One of the many benefits of being an equipment reviewer—besides the huge paycheck (hint hint, Scott!)—is the privilege of auditioning a...

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UltimateAVmag.com: Pioneer Elite SC-05 A/V Receiver

 

If you're like me, you've seen your net worth take a significant hit in 2008. Not only has my house's value dropped nearly 30 percent, but my retirement fund dropped that much the first week of October! Consequently, I don't feel as wealthy as I did in...

Home Media Gallery, 4 HDMI inputs, Clean, dynamic amplifiers, Excellent two-channel performance, Decodes Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD Master Audio soundtracks, Internet radio

No HD radio, No video processing of HDMI inputs, No video processing of 1080i/720p component signals

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Cleanest sound that I ever heard

 

Pioneer Elite series is true to it's reputation is one of the best in the Receivers industry. I am amazed by the versatility of the system, and I am recommending this series to all my friends.

Accurate Controls, Clean Sound, Durable, Easy To Set Up, Good Power

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Cleanest sound that I ever heard

 

Accurate Controls, Clean Sound, Durable, Easy To Set Up, Good Power

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Pioneer SC-05 7.1 Receiver

 

I have had this receiver in my home for a few weeks now and I have nothing but good things to say about it. With its 130w RMS x 7 Analog Class D amps, 4 HDMI inputs, THX Select 2 Plus rating and Advanced MCACC 9 Band EQ Room Calibration it gives it...

130w RMS x 7, ICEpower® Analog Class D Amplification, AIR Studios™ Monitor and THX® Select2 Plus Certified, along with Dolby® TrueHD, Dolby Digital

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super in every way

 

Accurate Controls, Clean Sound, Good Power

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super in every way

 

used with hdmi cables

Accurate Controls, Clean Sound, Good Power

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DOLBY DIGITAL SOUND EXPERIENCE IS NICE -PIONEER ELITE SC-05

 

ON ITS HIGH WITH PIONEER ELITE SC-05 AV NETWORK RECEIVER This is the receiver with Dolby digital, Dts, THX decorder encoded with it.center channel features all center sounds of the cinema hall actors voices,swaying sound of a sword,key charmings,door...

HIGH AMPLIFIED SOUND OF PIONEER MAKES NO EMPTY SPACE IN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

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A great pleasure

 

Pioneer Elite SC-05 AV network receiver is really nice electronic device. When I used it I feeled a uniqe exeperience seeing and hearing like never before in the Pioneer Elite SC-05 A/V Receiver with a newly redesigned Direct Energy HD 7.1 Channel...

Great sound channel support

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Product Specifications

High definition multi-channel sound is here with the Pioneer Elite SC-05. With the newly designed Direct Energy HD 7.1 channel amplifier, surround sound has evolved from re-creation to reality. Completely re-engineered for high definition world, Pioneer Elite receivers take full command of your high definition home theater. Supported by Pioneer's legacy sound-tuning technology, the SC-05 was designed from the ground up to produce a 3-dimensional aural experience unlike any other. Transporting you to an entirely world of home entertainment, the SC-05 offers a listening experience that takes you to a whole level of high-resolution, multi-channel surround sound. Surrender your heart to one of the first Pioneer Elite models crafted with ICEpower Analog Class D Amplification technology. When paired with an Elite BDP-05FD Blu-ray Disc player, enjoy the benefits of PQLS Jitter-free audio for CD playback. Prepare yourself for a graphical user interface (GUI), On-Screen display and Home Media Gallery with photo viewing capability.

Audio Input

Type: None

Audio Output

Product Type: None

Audio System

Built-in Decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Digital Surround EX / Dolby Pro Logic IIx / Dolby TrueHD / DTS 96/24 / DTS decoder / DTS Neo:6 / DTS-ES decoder / DTS-HD decoder / DTS-HD High Resolution / DTS-HD Master Audio / THX Select 2
Functions (KA):AV receiver / Digital player / Network audio player
Sound Output Mode:Surround Sound
Subcategory (KA):AV components
Surround Sound Effects:Neural Surround
Surround System Class:7.1 channel
Type:AV network receiver

Connectors

Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:18.1in
Height:7.9in
Weight:40.8lbs
Width:16.5in

Equalizer

Equalizer: Yes
Equalizer Band Qty:9 bands

Header

Manufacturer:Pioneer
Model:SC-05
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Pioneer Elite

Radio

Tuner Bands:AM/FM
Tuner Type:Digital

Remote Control

Type:Universal remote control

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty
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