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Pioneer SC-LX86

Pioneer SC-LX86
alaScore 90

16 reviews

Sep, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Pioneer SC-LX86. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Receivers & Amplifiers for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Receivers & Amplifiers the Pioneer SC-LX86 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 16 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

User Reviews  

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Expert review by: Home Cinema Choice (

Pioneer SC-LX86 review


Pioneer's top-flight AVR will easily cut the mustard as the beating heart of any high-end setup

Polished sound; user-friendly; asynchronous USB input; Stream Smoothing video function; awesome control app

No 11-channel output; fickle auto setup system; rather lean sound; lack of 4K scaling will annoy badge hunters

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: (

Pioneer SC-LX86


Best home cinema amplifier £1500+, Awards 2012. A multichannel powerhouse, the SC-LX86 sets a new benchmark at this pricepoint

Potent, dynamic sound ; focused effects steering ; agile bass ; aysynchronous USB ; great apps

Brighter balance requires careful partnering with speakers

As long as you take care with speaker matching, the Pioneer SC-LX86 will be hugely rewarding. Yes, it’s feature-packed, but the fact that it’s an engaging listen will keep you coming back for more. This machine’s a serious force in the world of home...

Expert review by: Stephen Dawson (

Pioneer SC-LX86


The Pioneer SC-LX86 reeks of quality, exercises complete authority over your loudspeakers, Read More

Product Specifications


AirPlay: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes


Ethernet: Yes
iPod Control:Direct Control
USB Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

General Features

3D: No
Loudspeakers: No


Dolby / DTS: No