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Pioneer Elite 7.1 Channel AV Home Theater Black Receiver - SC-37

Abt Model: SC37 | UPC Code: 884938108768
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140 Watts x 7/ Rigid Trans Stabilizer And 3D Space Frame Construction/ Separated Construction Chassis/ Glossy Aluminum Front Panel/ Multi-Channel Simultaneous Drive/ Dual Freescale And Texas Instruments Aureus 32-Bit Digital Engine/ THX Ultra2 Plus Processing And Certification/ Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby ProLogic IIz, DTS-HD Master Audio/ HDMI (v.1.4a With 3D)/ Marvell 1080p/24fps Video Processor/ Supports 48-Bit Deep Color And x.v. Color/ PC Web Browser Control/ Black Finish
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Pioneer Elite 7.1 Channel AV Home Theater Black Receiver, Model SC37

Features:

  • Made for iPhone® Certified & Available iControlAV App
  • Direct Energy HD Amplification developed with ICEpower®
  • AIR Studios Monitor Certified
  • HDMI® (V.1.4a with 3D & Audio Return Channel) 6 Inputs (Including 1 Front Input) / 2 Outputs
  • Marvell® Video Scaler
  • THX® Ultra2 Plus Processing & Certification
  • Networking Entertainment (Vtuner Internet Radio Service, Rhapsody and SIRIUS Internet Radio)
  • PC Browser Control

Specifications:

Amplification and Build

  • 140 Watts x 7 Direct Energy HD Amplification Developed with ICEpower® (20Hz – 20kHz, 8 ohms, 0.08% THD – FTC)
  • Rigid Trans Stabilizer and 3D Space Frame Construction
  • Separated Construction Chassis
  • Glossy Aluminum Front Panel
  • Multi-Channel Simultaneous Drive

Audio

  • Dual Freescale™ and Texas Instruments Aureus 32-Bit Digital Engine
  • AIR Studios Monitor Certified
  • THX® Ultra2 Plus Processing and Certification
  • Dolby® TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby ProLogic IIz,› DTS-HD® Master Audio / High Resolution Audio
  • Advanced MCACC (Auto Room Calibration)
    • Symmetric 9-Band EQ
    • Standing Wave Control
    • Auto Crossover
  • 192 kHz/32-Bit DAC (117 dB S/N)
  • 192 kHz/24-Bit ADC (112 dB S/N)
  • Sampling Rate Converter – 192 kHz/24-Bit All Sources
  • Jitter Reduction Plus
  • Full Band Phase Control
  • WMA9 Pro Decoder
  • DTS Neural Surround
  • PQLS Bit-stream
  • Advanced Surround Sound (13+1 Modes)
  • Wide Surround
  • Optimum Surround
  • Front Stage Surround Advance (Focus, Wide)
  • Headphone Surround
  • Virtual Surround Back and Height
  • XM-HD Surround
  • High Bit / High Sampling
  • Multi-Channel Auto Level Control
  • Dialogue Enhancement
  • Multi-Channel Advanced Sound Retriever
  • Digital Noise Reduction
  • Sound Retriever AIR for Enhanced 2-Channel Playback via Bluetooth®
  • Midnight Listening Mode
  • Sound Delay (Lip-Sync)
  • Multi-Channel Tone Control

Video

  • HDMI® (V.1.4a with 3D)
  • Audio Return Channel
  • Marvell® 1080p/24fps Video Processor
  • Supports 48-bit Deep Color and x.v. Color
  • Pure Cinema I/P Conversion
  • 3D Noise Reduction (Analog and HDMI HD)
  • Advanced Video Adjustments with Black Level

Connectivity

  • Made for iPod & iPhone Certified with Front USB Featuring iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPod® Player Album Art and Full Color GUI › (USB + Composite Cable Included)
  • Ethernet Input for Internet Radio (24 Presets)
  • Networking Entertainment
    • vTuner
    • DLNA 1.5
    • FLAC Decoder
    • Rhapsody
    • SIRIUS Internet Radio
    • Internet Radio
    • Firmware updates available through network
  • Front Panel USB Memory Audio and Photo Playback
  • Bluetooth Ready
  • HDMI (6 Inputs / 2 Outputs Including Front HDMI Input)
  • Digital Coaxial (3 Inputs)
  • Digital Optical (4 Inputs / 2 Output)
  • Audio In / Out (3 Inputs / 1 Output)
  • A/V Composite (4 Inputs / 1 Output) Including 1 Front Input
  • Component Video (3 Inputs – Assignable / 1 Output)
  • SIRIUS Satellite Radio Ready
  • XM Satellite Radio Ready
  • Phono Input
  • 9.1 Pre-Amp Output
  • Large Speaker Terminals – All Channels

Custom Control

  • PC Web Browser Control
  • iControlAV App for control of receiver with iPhone/iPod Touch (available for download in the Apple App Store)
  • On-Screen Display (Independent On-Screen Display for Zone 2 and 3)
  • 3-Zone Multi-Zone and Source (A/V)
  • Component Video Zone 2
  • New Media Zone out for iPhone, Internet Radio, USB (Zone 2/3)
  • Internet Radio Station Input via USB-Connected Keyboard
  • Versatile 9.1 Speaker Configuration
  • Assignable Surround Back Speaker Bi-Amp, Speaker B or Zone 2
  • Main Room / Multi-Zone Illuminated Learning RF Remote Control
  • RS-232C Interface
  • 12 Volt Trigger (x2 – Assignable)
  • I/R (2 In / 1 Out)
  • Detachable Power Cord

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 7.87"
  • Width: 16.54"
  • Depth: 18.11"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 40 lbs 13 oz
  • Shipping: 48 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Two Years Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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More reasons to buy the Pioneer SC-37 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Pioneer SC-37 is Brand New.
  • The Pioneer SC-37 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
 
ColorBlack
Channels7
Watts Per Channel140 W/channel
AM/FM Preset63
Bluetooth CompatibilityNo
iPod CompatibilityYes
Decoders/EncodersDolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro-Logic IIx, Dolby® Digital EX, Dolby® Digital 5.1, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS® 5.1
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Optical, Analog Audio, USB, Phono
Output ConnectorsHDMi, Component, Composite, Digital Audio, Analog Audio,
THX CertificationYes
Height7.87"
Width16.54"
Depth18.11"
Weight40 lbs
Parts Warranty2 Years
Labor Warranty2 Years
  

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Pioneer Elite 7.1 Channel AV Home Theater Black Receiver
 
5.0

(based on 5 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good power output (5)
  • Great sound quality (5)
  • Energy efficient (4)
  • Good remote control (4)
  • Simple controls (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home theater (5)
    • Large rooms (5)
    • Multiple rooms / whole house (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Movie enthusiast (5), Tech savvy (4), Practical (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (4)

    Reviewed by 5 customers

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    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I would buy this receiver over any brand

    By Jon

    from Bealeton, Va.

    About Me Audiophile, Love to hear great sound, Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Tech Savvy

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Accurate Controls
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Good Power Output
    • Good Remote Control
    • Great Sound Quality
    • The best receiver made

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Everything you need to do
    • Home Theater
    • Larger Rooms
    • Multiple Rooms / Whole House
    • Smaller Rooms

    Comments about Pioneer Elite 7.1 Channel AV Home Theater Black Receiver:

    This is far the best receiver built!!!! I looked around for a month and read all the reviews and listened to all other brands. This one was the best one I could find. I would recommend this receiver to anyone who wants to hear great sounds and all the sound effects. This is one powerful receiver!!!

    Service and delivery comments:

    Great service and fast delivery!!!!!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

    (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Better than Rotel

    By Mickey 68

    from Indian Head Park, IL

    About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Tech Savvy

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Accurate Controls
    • Easy Setup
    • Energy Efficient
    • Good Power Output
    • Good Remote Control
    • Great Sound Quality

    Cons

    • None

    Best Uses

    • Home Theater
    • Larger Rooms
    • Multiple Rooms / Whole House
    • Smaller Rooms

    Comments about Pioneer Elite 7.1 Channel AV Home Theater Black Receiver:

    Take the time to read the instructions & try everything. The unit sounds even better when it's broken in. Couple hundred hours. Try several different speaker (brands) with it - in your home, to find optimal sound.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    Comment on this review

    (1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Better than Rotel, $300 less!

    By Mickey 68

    from Indian Head Park, IL

    About Me Movie Enthusiast, Practical, Tech Savvy

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Energy Efficient
    • Good Power Output
    • Great Sound Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Theater
      • Larger Rooms
      • Multiple Rooms / Whole House

      Comments about Pioneer Elite 7.1 Channel AV Home Theater Black Receiver:

      I listened to this unit, one from Marantz, Harman-Kardon, and Rotel. I liked the Pioneer & the Rotel, but the Rotel was $300 more, without either HDMI 1.4a or I-Pod connectivity.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

      (1 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Product is as expected and I am happy

      By Algee

      from Columbia,SC

      About Me Movie Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate Controls
      • Easy Setup
      • Energy Efficient
      • Good Power Output
      • Good Remote Control
      • Great Sound Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Theater
        • Larger Rooms

        Comments about Pioneer Elite 7.1 Channel AV Home Theater Black Receiver:

        I use with a home theater pc AT&T Uvwerse Cable system
        Xbox 360 Sony DVD changer Wii Game

        Wish HMG was a little more Win7 in appearance

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

        (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Pioneer does it again

        By olstud69

        from Chicago, Il.

        About Me Audiophile, Movie Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate Controls
        • Easy Setup
        • Energy Efficient
        • Good Power Output
        • Good Remote Control
        • Great Sound Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Theater
          • Larger Rooms
          • Multiple Rooms / Whole House

          Comments about Pioneer Elite 7.1 Channel AV Home Theater Black Receiver:

          The only comment i would say is: Buy this receiver!!!!!

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