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SC-27 140W 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver
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Pioneer SC-27 140W 7.1 Channel Home Theater Receiver

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
At its core, the Pioneer Elite SC-27 A/V receiver was designed to deliver best-in-class sound quality for full-scale immersion into today's new high-definition multi-channel home theaters.

At its core, the Pioneer Elite SC-27 A/V receiver was designed to deliver best-in-class sound quality for full-scale immersion into today's new high-definition multi-channel home theaters. Incorporating Pioneer?s exclusive Direct Energy HD amplifier with ICEpower Class-D technology, the SC-27 was designed to bring new levels of clarity, detail, and dynamic "quick response" to new uncompressed Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master soundtracks now emerging on the Blu-Ray Disc format. This revolutionary amplifier design also provides incredible power output with minimal energy loss from wasted energy in the form of heat, making the SC-27 one of the first truly green home theater a/v receivers available today.

With a long-standing product development partnership with world renowned AIR Studios in London, England, and certification from THX Labs, the SC-27 has the stamp of approval for delivery of cinematic performance in the home-theater with all of the artistic vision intact. Pioneer?s exclusive Direct Energy HD amplifier is the first multi-channel Class-D amplifier to earn the coveted THX Ultra2 Plus certification, and the AIR Studios Sound Tuning is inherently embedded in Pioneer?s exclusive Advanced Auto MCACC room calibration system.

New HD-Audio digital signal processing is also crucial to maintaining the integrity of the Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio surround sound formats. Lower resolution and compressed multi-channel formats will also benefit with a professional grade Burr-Brown Sampling Rate Converter that will effectively scale all analog and digital signals to 192kHz/24-Bit resolution; exclusive to the SC-27 and a key component to its step-up feature set.

No matter the video format for movies, videos, or games, the latest line of Pioneer Elite receivers makes it possible to enjoy them all with new HDMI 48-Bit Deep Color and x.v. Color capabilities, analog video conversion to HDMI, standard definition upscaling to1080p, and Pioneer proprietary PureCinema conversion born from Pioneer?s leadership in high-definition video processing. Enjoy your favorite Blu-ray Disc movie in full 1080p/24fps resolution through no fewer than 4 and up to 5 HDMI inputs; one of which is conveniently located on the front panel.

The latest line of Pioneer Elite receivers is also among the first to be Works with iPhone certified, ready to bring your iTunes library, photos, and videos stored on your iPhone and YouTube content accessed from your iPhone to your home theater. And the navigation is made easy and fun with a Graphical User Interface (GUI) that even provides on-screen album art (when available), all from a newly designed LCD illuminated learning remote. The Elite SC-27 expands your entertainment options further with audio and photo streaming from your PC through an existing home network, and antenna inputs now make it ready to bring subscription services from SIRIUS and XM Satellite Radio into your home entertainment system, rounding out the wide variety of new media options.

If whole-home entertainment is part of the plan, the Elite SC-27 receiver is fully ready for custom integration with several new features including dual HDMI outputs, HD component video assignable to a second zone, 2nd Zone On-Screen Graphical User Interface, and inputs for network content, satellite radio and all other analog inputs to up to three zones. Now the family can enjoy entertainment throughout the house and at the heart of the experience is the Elite SC-27.




Amplifier Design: ICEpower Direct Energy HD
Surround Power: 140W x 7 (20Hz - 20kHz, .09% THD @ 8 ohms, All Channels Driven)
Stereo Power: 140W x 2 (20Hz - 20kHz, .09% THD @ 8 ohms)
Symmetrical Power Train Design: Yes

Audio Processing

Digital Engine: Dual Core
Air Studios Tuning: Monitor Certification
THX Ultra2 Plus: Yes
PQLS for Audio: Multi-channel
Wolfson DACs: Yes
iPod Digital: Yes
Optimum Surround: Yes
Room Calibration: Advanced MCACC 9 Band EQ
Phase Control: Full Band
Symmetric 9-band EQ: Yes
Standing Wave Control: Yes
Polarity Check: Yes
Front Stage Surround: (Focus,Wide)
Advanced Surround Modes: (13+1) Modes
Sound Retriever ? Multi: Yes
Dolby True HD: Yes
Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
Dolby Pro-Logic IIx: Yes
Dolby Digital EX: Yes
Dolby Digital 5.1: Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
DTS-HD High Resolution Audio: Yes
DTS 96/24: Yes
DTS 5.1: Yes
Sampling Rate Converter: Yes
Stream Direct: Yes
DTS NEO: 6: Yes
DTS Express: Yes
Auto Level Control ? Multi: Yes
Neural-THX Surround Decoder: Yes
WMA-9 Pro Decoder: Yes
HDMI SACD Transfer: Yes
HDMI DVD-Audio Transfer: Yes
X-Curve Compensation: Yes
Digital Noise Reduction: Yes
Virtual Surround Back: Yes
Headphone Surround: Yes
Dialog Enhancement: Yes
Midnight Listening: Yes
Loudness: Yes
Auto Signal Select: Yes
Analog to Digital Conversion: Burr Brown 192 kHz / 24-bit
Digital Analog Conversion (DAC): Wolfson WM8740 192 kHz / 24-bit DAC

Video Processing

HDMI 48-bit Deep Color: Yes
HDMI x.v. Color: Yes
Video Converter ? Component: Yes
1080p Video Scaler for Analog Standard Definition: Yes
Pure Cinema I/P Converter: Yes
Video Parameter Adjustment: Yes
HDMI 1080P Video Transfer: Yes
iPod Photo and Video: Yes
3D Noise Reduction (Analog SD): Yes
3D Y/C Separation: Yes
Aspect Ratio: Yes


Works with iPhone Certified: Yes
On-Screen Display: Redesigned, Full-color GUI
Multi-zone On-screen Display: Zone 2 & 3
Supplied iPhone/iPod A/V USB Cable: Yes
iTunes Album Art: Yes
FL Dimmer: Yes
Function Rename: Yes
Remote: Learning with Illuminated LCD
Multi-Zone: 3-zone
Sleep Timer: Yes
Multi Operation: Yes
Advanced MCACC Graphic PC Output: Yes
Amplifier Assign: Yes
Detachable Power Cord: Yes


HDMI Inputs: 5 (Including 1 Front Panel Input)
HDMI Outputs: 2
Supported Audio Formats: LPCM, WAV, MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC
Networking Entertainment: Yes
Streaming Internet Radio: Yes
Neural Music Direct: Yes
SIRIUS via Internet: Yes
Firmware Updatable: Yes
Component Video Input: 3
Component Video Outputs: 2
S-Video Input: 5
S-Video Outputs: 1
Composite A/V Input: 5
Composite A/V Output: 1
iPhone / iPod USB Input: Yes
USB Memory Input: Yes
Ethernet Input: Yes
XM Satellite Ready: Yes
SIRIUS Satellite Ready: Yes
Analog Audio Inputs: 4
Analog Audio Outputs: 1
Phono Input: Yes
Digital Inputs: 7 (4 Optical, 3 Coaxial)
Digital Outputs: 2 Optical
Multi-Channel Input: 7.1
Audio Pre-Output: 7.1
Headphone Output: Yes
Multi-Room and Source Output: 3-zones
Zone 2 Analog Audio Out: Yes
Zone 3 Analog Audio Out: Yes
Zone 2 Video Out: Composite or Component
Zone 3 Video Out: Composite or Component
Zone 2 HD Video via Component: Yes
12 Volt Trigger (Device Assignable): 2
Front A/V Inputs: Yes
RS-232C: Yes
IR In/Out: Yes


Front Panel: Aluminum/Urushi
Transformer Stabilizer: Yes
3-D Space Frame Design: Yes
Direct Construction: Yes
Heavy Duty Speaker Terminals: Yes


Warranty: 2 Year Elite Warranty


Dimensions (inches): 16.56" x 7.92" x 18.12" (W x H x D)
Weight: 40 lbs. 11 oz.


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