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Pioneer SC-LX86

Pioneer SC-LX86
alaScore 93

16 reviews

Apr, 2014

We have collected and analyzed 9 expert reviews and 7 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 95/100 and users rate it 89/100. The average review date is Feb 21, 2013. We have compared these reviews to 171318 reviews from other Receivers & Amplifiers. The alaScore™ for this product is 93/100 = Excellent. Last update: Apr 18, 2014.

Review analysis

(Based on 16 reviews)

Expert Reviews  

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Netflix 4K - The future of cinema Hands-on with the revolutionary Ultra HD movie streaming service!

Polished sound; user-friendly; asynchronous USB input; Stream Smoothing video function; awesome control app ; Lows: No 11-channel output; fickle auto setup system; rather lean sound; lack of 4K scaling will annoy badge hunters ; Performance: 4/5

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

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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...

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

Sometimes, if money isn’t an issue, what you want with your AV receiver is simple authority. And it would be hard to find a more authoritative member of the breed than the Pioneer SC-LX86. This is a full nine-channel unit, fitted with Class D...

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