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Capitol Adds Pioneer and Pioneer Elite to its Home A/V Line-up

EAGAN, MN – Capitol, the leading consumer electronics distribution source for residential systems and light commercial contractors, consumer electronics dealers, and premium incentive resellers, today announced that the full selection of Pioneer and Pioneer Elite home audio/video products are available to Capitol’s customers throughout the U.S.

First established in 1938 as an audio products manufacturer, Pioneer is recognized as a world leader in electronics products. Under the terms of the agreement, Capitol now offers its customers the full breadth of Pioneer and Pioneer Elite home A/V electronics, including audio/video receivers, speakers, turntables, two-channel components, and mini-stereo systems.

“The Pioneer name is synonymous with industry-leading products that are in demand by A/V enthusiasts and casual listeners alike,” said Curt Hayes, Capitol’s President and CFO. “Pioneer’s deep selection and reputation for innovation and reliability will no doubt make it a profitable addition to our customers’ product offerings.”

Among Pioneer’s recent introductions is the top-of-the-line Pioneer Elite SC-LX901 11.2-channel Class D3 AVR with 200 watts/channel into 6 ohms, 140 watts/channel into 8 ohms, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, and a wide variety of streaming services so consumers can use their mobile devices to stream audio directly to the receiver.

About Capitol

Capitol is the leading distribution source for residential systems contractors, retailers, PRO AV contractors, and premium incentive resellers who are looking for home theater, telephone, integrated home systems, and commercial AV products. The company is famous for taking a 360-degree approach to its business, offering retailers high-quality products at competitive prices, plus hands-on application training, expert technical help and unmatched customer service. Capitol offers hundreds of application-based education courses throughout the year, including filled-to-capacity classes at CEDIA and other industry events, in addition to “on campus” programs at the company’s headquarters as well as the company’s web site. For further information, visit the company’s web site at, or call 1-800-467-8255.