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Pioneer Elite 9.2 Channel Black THX Select 2 Plus AV Receiver - SC-65

Abt Model: SC65 | UPC Code: 884938165976
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Pioneer Elite 9.2 Channel Black THX Select 2 Plus AV Receiver, Model SC65


Class D3 Amplification

  • Channels: 9.2
  • 130 W/ch (1kHz, THD .08% @ 8 ohm)
  • 720 W All Channel Driven Power Output (1kHz, 1% THD, @ 8 ohms)
  • 4 Ohm Speaker Compatible (no Current Limiting)


  • THX® Select 2 Plus
  • Dolby® TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz
  • DTS-HD® Master Audio, DTS-ES, DTS® Neo:X - 9.1 Channel Surround
  • Digital Core Engine with Texas Instruments Aureus™ DSP
  • Hi-bit32 (96kHz) Audio and Jitter reduction
  • 192 kHz/32-bit DAC’s
  • Digital Filter Slow Mode (192kHz)
  • HDMI Audio Return Channel
  • Pioneer Advanced MCACC® Room Calibration
    • 3D Time Axis Measurement
    • Polarity Check
    • Automatic Crossover Detection
    • Reverb Before and After Calibration Results (OSD, AVNavigator, and iControlAV2012)
    • Standing Wave Control
  • Pioneer Sound Enhancements
    • Full Band Phase Control
    • Auto Phase Control Plus/Phase Control Plus
    • PQLS Bit-stream/Multi-Surround/2ch
    • Sound Retriever Link
    • Advanced Auto Sound Retriever (Multi-ch, ARC, AIR)
    • Advanced Surround (15 + 1 Modes)
    • Wide Surround Movie & Music
    • Front Stage Surround Advance (Wide/Focus)
    • Headphones Surround
    • Virtual Speaker (Wide/Height/Depth/Surround Back)


  • HDMI 8 In / 2 Out
  • 4k2k Passthrough
  • 3D Ready (Blu-ray DiscTM, Broadcast, and Games)
  • Deep Color (36-bit), x.v. Color
  • 1080p/24fps Scaler with Qdeo™
  • 1080p Transferring
  • Video Conversion to HDMI
  • Triple HD Noise Reduction
  • Advanced Video Adjust
  • Stream Smoother
  • Stream Smoother Link

Home Network

  • AirPlay Compatible
  • DLNA Certified® (1.5)
  • Front MHL® Connect
  • Compatible with Windows® 7
  • Music File Playback via LAN/USB (WAV, MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC)
    • 192 kHz/24-Bit Audio playback (WAV, FLAC)
  • SiriusXM™ Internet Radio
  • Pandora® INTERNET Radio
  • Internet Radio with vTuner®


  • iPod Digital Transmission via Front USB Terminal
  • Charges iPod/iPhone/iPad, USB & Video Cable Supplied
  • iControlAV2012 Remote Control App Ready
    • AV receiver and Blu-ray Disc player control from smartphone
    • Sound Explorer
  • Air Jam App Ready (iOS/Android) (optional AS-BT200 adapter required)
    • Share music and create playlists via Bluetooth connection
  • Wireless LAN Converter Ready (optional AS-WL300 required)
  • Aluminum Chassis
  • Auto Power Down
  • Power Save for HDMI Standby Through
  • AM/FM Tuner 63 Presets
  • Sleep Timer
  • Learning Remote Control (Luminous)


  • Zone 2 AV and Zone 3 Analog Audio Out
  • Firmware Update via Internet or USB
  • PC Set-Up with Remote IP Maintenance
  • AVNavigator for easy wiring and setup with PC or iPad
  • Graphic User Interface (GUI) with Album Artwork (HDMI only)
  • Detachable Power Cord
  • RS232
  • IR In x 2, IR Out x 1
  • 12v Trigger x 2
  • 11.2 Channel Preouts
  • Preout Mode
  • Zone Volume, Tone, and Balance

Rear Terminals

  • HDMI 7 In / 2 Out
  • Ethernet 1 In
  • AV (Composite) 4 In/1 Out
  • Audio 1 In (assignable)
  • Digital Coaxial 2 In (assignable)
  • Digital Optical 2 In (assignable)
  • Component Video 2 In (assignable)
  • Monitor Component 1 Out
  • Monitor Composite 1 Out
  • Zone 2 Analog Out with Zone 2 Subwoofer Out
  • Zone 3 Preouts
  • Dual Subwoofer Out
  • Speaker 11 ch Out (FRONT, CENTER, SURROUND, SURROUND BACK/ZONE 2, FH/FW/Speaker B)
  • Bluetooth Adapter Port for AS-BT200
  • USB Charge Port for AS-WL300 Wireless Converter
  • IR In x 2, IR Out x 1
  • 12v Trigger x 2, RS232

Front Terminals

  • HDMI 1 In (assignable/ MHL)
  • USB/iPod Video In
  • MCACC Setup MIC In
  • Headphone Out

Power Specifications

  • Power Requirements: AC 120 V/60 Hz
  • Estimated Power Consumption: 330 W
  • Standby Power Consumption: 0.1 W Standby

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 7.28"
  • Width: 17.13"
  • Depth: 17.36"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 33.29 lbs
  • Shipping: 36 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 2 Year Parts and Labor
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Key Features
130W x 9/ 4 Ohm Speaker Compatible/ Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio Decoding/ Digital Core Engine With Texas Instruments Aureus DSP/ Hi-Bit24 Audio Signal Processing/ HDMI Audio Return Channel/ Advanced MCACC Room Calibration/ 3D Ready/ Full Band Phase Control/ 4k2k Passthrough/ Deep Color (36-Bit), x.v. Color/ 1080p/24fps Scaler With Qdeo/ Triple HD Noise Reduction/ AirPlay Compatible/ DLNA Certified (1.5)/ Video Conversion To HDMI/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Pioneer SC-65 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Pioneer SC-65 is Brand New.
  • The Pioneer SC-65 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Apple AirPlayYes
Watts Per Channel130W
AM/FM PresetYes
Bluetooth CompatibilityOptional
Satellite Radio ReadyYes
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityYes
Decoders/EncodersDolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic IIz, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-ES, DTS Neo:6
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Ethernet, Composite, Coaxial, Optical, Component
Output ConnectorsHDMI, Composite, Component, Subwoofer
THX CertificationYes
Number of HDMI Outputs2
USB Ports1
Weight (lbs)33.29 lbs
Parts Warranty2 Years
Labor Warranty2 Years


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