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Pioneer Elite 7.2 Channel Network Ready Black AV Receiver - SC-72

Abt Model: SC72 | UPC Code: 884938210812
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Product Details

Pioneer Elite 7.2 Channel Network Ready Black AV Receiver, Model SC72



  • Channels: 7
  • Amplification Type: Class D3 (Direct Energy HD)
  • 660 W Multi ch Simultaneous Drive (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 1 %)
  • 210 W/ch (4 ohms, 1 kHz, 1 %, 2 ch Driven)
  • 170 W/ch (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 1 %, 2 ch Driven)
  • 130 W/ch (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.08 %, 2 ch Driven FTC)

Construction Design

  • Advanced Direct Construction
  • Rigid Trans-Stabilizer
  • Insulated Dual Chassis


  • Dolby® TrueHD/Dolby Pro Logic® IIz/Dolby Digital® Plus
  • DTS-HD® Master Audio/DTS-ES/DTS Neo:X/7.1
  • DSD Music File Playback via USB (2.8 MHz)
  • DSD Disc (SACD) Playback via HDMI (2.8 MHz)
  • Digital Core Engine with Texas Instruments Aureus® DSP
  • Hi-bit24 Audio Signal Processing
  • 192 kHz/24-bit DAC
  • 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 or AVNavigator)
    • Standing Wave Control
  • Pioneer Sound Enhancements
    • Phase Control/Auto Phase Control Plus
    • PQLS Bit-stream/Multi-Surround/2 ch Audio
    • Jitter Reduction
    • Auto Sound Retriever/Auto Sound Retriever for ARC/Advanced
    • Sound Retriever
    • Sound Retriever Link
    • Auto Level Control (Multi-Channel)
    • Virtual Speakers (Wide/Height/Surround Back)
    • Virtual Depth
  • Advanced Surround Modes
    • Action, Drama, Advanced Game, Sports, Classical, Rock/Pop
    • Front Stage Surround, Extended Stereo
    • Phones Surround
    • ECO Mode 1, ECO Mode 2


  • HDMI 8 in/2 out
  • Android™ Audio/Video Playback with MHL®
  • Ultra HD (4K) Upscaling and Pass-Through
  • 1080p/24fps Scaler with Qdeo®
  • 3D Ready (Blu-ray Disc™, Broadcast and Games)
  • Deep Color (36-bit) and x.v.Color
  • Triple HD Noise Reduction
  • Advanced Video Adjustment
  • Stream Smoother/Stream Smoother Link
  • Frame Rate Conversion (60i/p to 24p)

Home Network

  • AirPlay® Wireless Audio
  • DLNA Certified® (1.5)
  • HTC Connect Certified
  • Compatible with Windows® 8
  • Music File Playback via LAN/USB (AIFF, Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, MP3, WMA, AAC, DSD*1)
    • 192 kHz/24-Bit Audio playback (AIFF, WAV, FLAC)
  • Gapless Playback for AIFF, Apple Lossless, WAV, and FLAC
  • Pandora® Internet Radio*2
  • Internet Radio with vTuner®


  • Digital Audio from iPod®, iPhone®, iPad® via USB
  • Android MHL 3D/Full-HD/Charge
  • iControlAV2013 Remote Control App Ready (iOS/Android)**
    • AV Receiver and Blu-ray Disc Player Control from Smart Device
  • Air Jam App*3 Ready (iOS and Android OS) (optional AS-BT200 adapter required)
  • Wireless LAN Converter Ready (Optional AS-WL300 required)
  • Firmware Upgrade via Internet or USB
  • AVNavigator for easy wiring and setup with PC, Mac or iPad
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) with Album Artwork (HDMI only)
  • Auto Power Down for Each Zone
  • Power Save for HDMI Standby Through
  • AM/FM Tuner 63 Presets
  • Sleep Timer
  • Learning Remote Control (Luminous)



  • Power Requirements: AC 120 V 60 Hz
  • Power Consumption/Standby with HDMI Control off: 290 W/0.1 W (Standby)

Rear Terminals

  • HDMI 7 In (7 assignable)/2 Out (1 for Main/HDZONE)
  • 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
  • Preout 7.1 ch (9.2 ch terminals)
  • Speaker 9 ch Out (SB/FH/FW/B/Bi-Amp/ ZONE 2 assignable)
  • Bluetooth Adapter Port for AS-BT200
  • USB Charge Port for Optional AS-WL300 Wireless Converter
  • IR 2 In/1 Out
  • 12 V Trigger x 2/RS-232C

Front Terminals

  • HDMI 1 In (assignable/MHL)
  • USB/iPod Video In
  • MCACC Setup Mic In
  • Phones 1 Out (shown on front page)


  • HDZONE for Audio and Video
  • ZONE 3 Audio, Volume and Balance
  • ZONE 2 AV (Composite), Subwoofer, Volume, Balance and Tone

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 7.31"
  • Width: 17.13"
  • Depth: 17.38"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 31.88 lbs
  • Shipping: 39 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 2 Year Parts and Labor
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Key Features
130 Watts x 7/ Advanced Direct Construction/ Insulated Dual Chassis/ Dolby TrueHD And DTS-HD Master Audio Decoding/ Digital Core Engine With Texas Instruments Aureus DSP/ Hi-Bit24 Audio Signal Processing/ HDMI Audio Return Channel/ MCACC Room Calibration/ Jitter Reduction/ Ultra HD (4K) Upscaling And Pass-Through/ 1080p/24fps Scaler With Qdeo/ 3D Ready/ Deep Color (36-Bit) And x.v.Color/ Triple HD Noise Reduction/ AirPlay Wireless Audio/ DLNA Certified (1.5)/ Android MHL 3D/Full-HD/Charge/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Pioneer SC-72 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Pioneer SC-72 is Brand New.
  • The Pioneer SC-72 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Apple AirPlayYes
Watts Per Channel130
AM/FM PresetYes
Bluetooth CompatibilityYes
Satellite Radio ReadyYes
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityYes
Decoders/EncodersDolby TrueHD/Dolby Pro Logic IIz/Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD Master Audio/DTS-ES/DTS Neo:X/7.1
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite, Analog, Coaxial, USB
Output ConnectorsHDMI, AV Composite, Monitor Component, Monitor Composite, Preout, IR
THX CertificationNo
Number of HDMI Outputs2
USB Ports2
Weight (lbs)31.88
Parts Warranty2 Years
Labor Warranty2 Years


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