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Pioneer SC-LX57K

Pioneer SC-LX57K
alaScore 89

5 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Pioneer SC-LX57K. The average rating for this product is 4.9/5, 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 SC-LX57K is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (

Pioneer SC-LX57 review


Best home cinema amplifier £700-£1500, Awards 2013. Stunning levels of subtlety make this a truly impressive AV receiver. We can't get enough of it

Superb levels of fine detail ; Fantastic bass extension ; Clear, precise sound ; Good dynamic range and sense of scale ; Punchy and exciting ; Stereo music is rhythmic and entertaining ; Plenty of streaming features and connectivity

No integrated Bluetooth

Best home cinema amplifier £700-£1500, Awards 2013. Stunning levels of subtlety make this a truly impressive AV receiver. We can’t get enough of its captivating sound

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : AVForums (

Pioneer SC-LX57-K


Expansive and detailed sound, Huge spec, Handsome and well built

Horrible Remote, Infuriating wireless adapter, Can lack a little warmth

Spending some time with the SC-LX57 has been an interesting and generally rewarding experience. I spent some time last year with the flagship LX87 and while I loved the performance, I felt that some of the issues with the interface resulted in an amp...

Apr, 2014

Product Specifications


4Ω speaker support: Yes
Audio A/D Converter (ADC):24-bit/192kHz
Audio D/A Converter (DAC):32-bit/192kHz
Audio output channels:9.2
Output impedance:6
Power output per channel (1KHz@6 Ohm):190
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):190
Pre-out connectivity: Yes


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes


Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:2
Composite Video In:4
Digital audio coaxial in:2
Digital audio optical in:2
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
USB ports quantity:2


Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Optical drive included: No


Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:2
Digital Audio Optical Out:1
HDMI Out:3
Number of HDMI Outputs:3

Packaging Content

User guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-230
Power Consumption (Standby):0.1
Power consumption (typical):330


AM band range:530 - 1710
FM band range:87.50 - 108.50
Internet Radio: Yes
Internet radio services supported:vTuner
Preset stations quantity:63
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported radio bands:AM, FM


Card Reader: No

Technical Details

AirPlay: Yes
Apple docking compatibility: No
Audio amplifier: Yes
Audio Decoders:Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Colour of product:Black / Silver
Deep colour support: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL): Yes
Multi-Zone capability: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
RS-232 interface: Yes
x.v.Color support: Yes


3D: Yes
Video upscaling: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Height :18.5