Sunday, November 9, 2008

Pioneer SC-LX90 High Fidelity Class-D AV Amplifier

Pioneer SC-LX90 High Fidelity Class-D AV Amplifier

Pioneer is going to introduce its new SC-LX90 (aka Elite SC-09TX for US market) AV amplifier in Japan this December for approximately $6,000 USD.

Made from the collaboration between the Bang & Olufsen and Pioneer's team, the SC-LX90 is the most powerful and advanced amplifier from Pioneer. It features an high efficiency class D amplifier delivering a continuous power output of 200Wx7ch (8Ω) and 140Wx10ch (8Ω).

The SC-LX90 gets a 5.1 inch color LCD display can be use as a monitor to show the video or the settings. It also supports DTS-HD Master Audio and Dolby TrueHD for Blu-ray and HD-DVD Disc video playback as well as Dolby Digital Plus and DTS Express, note that this amplifier gets the THX Ultra2 Plus certification.

Pioneer's SC-LX90 is also compatible with HDMI version 1.3 and USB terminals. It supports MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MPEG-1/2/4 and WMV files for playback and image files by connecting to a Media server through an Ethernet connector.