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Pioneer SX-N30

Pioneer SX-N30
alaScore 92

51 reviews

Oct, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 reviews of Pioneer SX-N30. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and size. The price and usability also get good reviews.

usability, price, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Pioneer SX-N30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Everything I wanted from upgrading my standard amp


Plays custom URL radio stations, from my media centre, from my spotify all over wifi using the app. Also bluetooth feature is useful as can play sound from any device. Optical from my TV to my soundcard, optical from soundcard to receiver. Gives me...

Jan, 2018

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Pioneer SXN30


Brought this and not disappointed.. great sound, easy to set up and if you read the handbook that tells you what to do, but best of all the reduced cost was a steal... Thanks to Ian at the Romford store for his help in securing this little gem... and...

Jan, 2018

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Great features and a future proof amp


I bought this amp a couple of months ago and I'm very happy with it, it has many great features including a mm phono input, internet radio which is very impressive and USB input for your IPod or MP3 players. This amp is great value and future proof so...

Jan, 2018

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Great amplifier


Picked this up to replace a Cambridge Audio Azur 640A that had become faulty. I am very impressed, many more features than the Cambridge Audio, and the sound quality is superior too. Highly reccomend this amplifier.

Jan, 2018

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Knocked me out


I've finally called it a day with my 18 yr old amp, so I've been dragged into the 21st century. This thing sounds amazing, it seems even mp3s sound as good as vinyl. I doubt I will ever get it near full volume though. The Net radio feature alone will...

Dec, 2017

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Feature packed.


Got this for xmas. Have not used it yet. Will review again after a month of use,

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (

Amazing amp


Love the sound of this - airplay and Bluetooth make this product stand out

Dec, 2017

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Pioneer receiver


I bought this amp because my old Leak receiver is 40 years old and the power supply is faulty. It was terrific in its day and this Pioneer amp does everything that I expected of the Leak. In fact it does a lot more than I could want, at a price that in...

Dec, 2017

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A great multipurpose unit


I bought this to replace a vintage amp and separate tuner, and am so glad I did. As you'd expect I noticed an obvious quality change, but as I'm not a hi fi geek I'd probably have noticed an improved quality with other compatible models. However, this...

Dec, 2017

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just what I hoped for!


i recently bought and it performs more or less as I hoped. Took me a little while to work out how to find and save radio stations from the internet and sometime it takes a while to link up with my ipod touch on airplay but sound is good!

Dec, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio output channels:2.0
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Input impedance:8
Power output per channel (1KHz@6 Ohm):135
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):85
Receiver Type:STEREO / Surround
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):1


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, APE, FLAC, MP3, OGG, SBC, WAV, WMA / AAC, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV / AAC,AIFF,FLAC,MP3,WAV,WMA


Audio (L,R) in:1
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
USB ports quantity:1


Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP / A2DP,AVRCP,HID,HOGP
Bluetooth version:2.1+EDR / 4.1 LE
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes

Optical Drive

Optical drive included:N / No


Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Line-out:Y / Yes

Packaging Content

Warranty card:Y

Ports & interfaces

Connectivity Technology:Wired / Wired & Wireless
Phono inputs (RCA):2
Speakers connectivity type:Banana


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 230 / 220-230
Power Consumption (Standby):0.1 / 0.2
Power consumption (typical):220


Internet Radio: Yes
Internet radio services supported:Spotify, TuneIn / TuneIn
Preset stations quantity:40
Supported radio bands:AM, FM / AM,DAB,DAB+,FM / DAB, DAB+, FM


Card Reader: No
Card reader integrated:N

Technical Details

AirPlay: Yes
Apple docking compatibility: No
Audio amplifier: Yes
Audio Decoders:DTS
Audio input:Analogue
Colour of product:Black / Silver
Digital Signal Processing (DSP): Yes
Display Type:Analog
Handheld remote control: Yes
Headphone Out:Y
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


3D:N / No

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:32.6 / 327
Height :14.8 / 149
Weight:8.3 / 8.5
Width:43.5 / 435