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Pioneer Elite SC-09TX

Pioneer Elite SC-09TX
alaScore 79

19 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Pioneer Elite SC-09TX. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Pioneer Elite SC-09TX is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Pioneer Elite SC-09TX

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 user reviews of Pioneer Elite SC-09TX from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer Elite SC-09TX - AV network receiver - 10.2 channelPioneer Elite SC-09TX - AV network receiver - 10.2 channel

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Thomas J. Norton (soundandvision.com)

Pioneer Elite SC-09TX A/V Receiver

 

Sometimes I get nostalgic for the early days of home theater. For example, I fondly remember the Proceed AVP processor I reviewed for Stereophile Guide to Home Theater in 1997. Conventional Dolby Digital and DTS were its most exotic operating modes,...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Thomas J. Norton (hometheatermag.com)

Pioneer Elite SC-09TX A/V Receiver

 

Sometimes I get nostalgic for the early days of home theater. For example, I fondly remember the Proceed AVP processor I reviewed for Stereophile Guide to Home Theater in 1997. Conventional Dolby Digital and DTS were its most exotic operating modes,...

The remote control is a sea of small buttons. Since it must perform a variety of operations, it's designed well enough (apart from that dim blue backlighting). It also offers direct input selection. But I suspect that most SC-09TX installations will...

Nov, 2008

Expert review by : Andrew Robinson (hometheaterreview.com)

Pioneer Elite SC-09TX A/V Receiver Reviewed

 

The SC-09TX provides power that is "bountiful and robust, making it one of the better sounding receivers in the game today." It also "possesses more features and customizable options than even the most fanatical home theater enthusiast is ever like to...

The SC-09TX possesses more features and customizable options than even the most fanatical home theater enthusiast is ever likely to need and/or use ; The SC-09TX's power on tap is bountiful and robust, making it one of the better-sounding receivers in...

The lack of up-conversion of other HDMI-equipped components may hurt the SC-09TX in the eyes of some enthusiasts, though it never became an issue for this reviewer ; The learning curve and set-up procedures for the SC-09TX are steep and not altogether...

What we have here with the Pioneer SC-09TX is a state-of-the-art separates system in receiver's clothing. While many receivers claim to possess the performance of high-end separates, none of comes closer than the SC-09TX does. As up to date as any...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : David Vaughn (hometheater.com)

Pioneer Elite SC-09TX A/V Receiver

 

Does that mean the era of the flagship receiver is over? Hardly—even though many of the exclusive features once offered only in flagships are trickling down into more moderate models at a faster pace, top-of-the-line models have some upgrades worth...

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : David Vaughn (ultimateavmag.com)

UltimateAVmag.com: Pioneer Elite SC-09TX A/V Receiver

 

What separates a good A/V receiver from a great one? The line has certainly blurred over the past few years, and you can find phenomenal values for under $2000 that offer many of the features once included only in the flagship models, minus a few bells...

LCD screen, Home Media Gallery, 6 HDMI inputs, Powerful amplifiers, Exceptional build quality, Excellent 2-channel performance

No HD Radio, Confusing speaker connections, No video processing of HDMI inputs

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Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Dick Ward (avrev.com)

Pioneer SC-09TX AV Receiver Preview

 

The SC-09TX from Pioneer is the flagship A/V receiver in the Pioneer Elite line. It sports a unique look and is the only Pioneer receiver that currently features a front LCD display. Pioneer's SC-09TX "Susano" receiver offers a robust feature set...

Jan, 2008

Consumer review (ciao.com)

This product make the complex things of the A/V world easy

 

Unit is heavy than the Pioneer site says it is. If you using this to play BD through HDMI than you have nothing to fear as it's 99.9% transparent, but if you are running DVDs I suggest you go the composite/optical route to take advantage of the...

This product make the complex things of the A/V world easy, while still give you the all the trimi

It seems to be lacking in some points I consider almost vital, but may not be a big deal to others

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Pioneer Elite SC-09TX AV

 

Guarantee with the international brand Pioneer Elite SC-09TX AV is good choice if you want to perform the ultimate home theatre, with compact design looks more powerfull. Provide with LCD screen make more nice and calm beside the powerfull. Home media...

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installation

Feb, 2009

Product Specifications

Welcome to the world of SC-09TX. Created to perform as the ultimate home theater A/V Receiver, this incredible receiver reproduces multi-channel HD -audio so rich, so dense, and so completely engrossing; no conventional analog amplifier available can even come close. Brace yourself for a world with more connectivity, more control and more ways to enjoy your high-definition entertainment. With abundant HDMI connectivity, HDMIi digital video conversion, 1080p video scaling, advanced 192 kHz sampling rate conversion, and advanced HD multi-zone custom installation. The SC-09TX was built to ensure the highest quality home theater experience possible. But the benefits of enhanced technology don't stop there. The SC-09TX combines unprecedented amplification with the highest definition A/V processing to take all of your music, movies, video's and digital photos beyond the living room, straight into uncharted territory. With cutting-edge technology and feature enhancements never before seen or heard, the SC-09TX combines the best of digital and analog technology for a truly evolutionary home theater performance and marks an era in high-definition stereophonic fidelity, convenience, and control.

Amplifier

Output Power / Total:1400Watt

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 Cinema / THX Surround EX decoder / THX Ultra 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:10.2 channel
Type:AV network receiver

Connectors

Headphone Jack: Yes
Optical Digital Input: Yes

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:18.9in
Height:9.7in
Weight:78.3lbs
Width:16.5in

Equalizer

Equalizer: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Pioneer
Model:SC-09TX
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