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Pioneer Elite Introduces New AVR For Elevating Audio Experiences

Pioneer Elite has introduced the all-new  Elite VSX-LX805 11.4 flagship audio video receiver (AVR) to its line up for the discerning AV enthusiast. The new flagship AVR is packed with the most advanced immersive audio technologies, and has been engineered for enhanced immersive audio experiences.

Premium 32-bit ESS Sabre DACs provide unprecedented dynamic range and ultra-low distortion while extruded anti-resonant aluminum heat sinks and hi-grade capacitors perfectly balance consumption and output requirements for optimal performance. HDMI 2.1, 8K/4K resolution, and 40GPS speeds come standard with this model with full bandwidth functionality for fastest refresh to keep up with the newest gaming consoles. Also standard is Dirac Live® Room Calibration Full Bandwidth, which uses machine learning to develop the best sound for your individual room layout. An optional upgrade is available for Dirac Live Bass Control Single/Multi Subwoofer, which uses machine learning and AI to quickly determine ideal settings for any layout. Audiophile-quality music and movie processing features include Dolby Atmos Music to create an immersive object-based sense of space and depth, and revolutionary Auro3D (available with firmware update June 2023) wraps listeners in a cocoon of lifelike sound.

The Elite VSX-LX805 AVR includes audiophile-quality stereo balanced connections allow for ease of use and setup, advanced music streaming and connectivity, and built-in smart home assistants like Josh, Alexa and Google. Roon Ready certification puts entire high resolution music libraries at your fingertips (available with firmware update in September 2023). The whole home entertainment experience can be aligned with this state-of-the-art technology and fueled by studio-grade processing, Bluetooth transmitter with aptX for sharing audio to Bluetooth headphones, advanced CI tools such as remote monitoring, and so much more.

The Elite VSX-LX805 joins the premium VSX series of Elite AVRs that was introduced in 2021, featuring included Dirac Live room correction, HDMI 2.1 with 8K for much higher bandwith and better audio, the ultimate 4K gaming experience, and IMAX Enhanced Mode, and so much more.

The Elite VSX-LX805 (US MAP $2,999) will be available Spring 2023 through authorized Elite retailers and at


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