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11Oct / 2018

Pioneer’s “Scene Style Series” Adds New Range-Topping Noise-Cancelling Wireless Headphones Supporting Hi-Res Audio and the Google Assistant

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October 11, 2018

Onkyo & Pioneer (Sumida-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO Kenji Miyagi) has unveiled the luxurious S9 wireless noise-cancelling headphones (SE-MS9BN) optimized for the Google Assistant and Hi-Res Audio to its Scene Style Series and fit your preferred style scene. The S9 features large Φ 40 mm (1.57-inch) rare-earth-magnet drivers to enable Hi-Res Audio reproduction, and the headphones support Qualcomm® aptX™ HD audio for pristine playback liberated by the freedom of a wireless connection. Designed to work seamlessly with the Google Assistant, these high-value features elevate the S9 to premier status among Pioneer’s Scene Style Series products.

11Oct / 2018

Amazon Music Arrives on Select Pioneer Components, Bringing a World of Music, Playlists, Radio, and More to Your Living Space

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October 11, 2018
As global leader in audio-visual and hi-fi audio innovation, Pioneer continues to demonstrate its commitment to early-access provision of next-generation technologies to its worldwide customer base, aiming to simplify and enhance the home entertainment experience. Today, the company announces a firmware update that activates Amazon Music on select stereo receivers, network audio players, mini-system receivers, soundbars, and lifestyle audio products.

11Oct / 2018

Pioneer activates eARC on selected components, enhancing their home entertainment capabilities

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October 11, 2018
As a global leader in audio-visual and hi-fi audio innovation, Pioneer continues to demonstrate its commitment to early-access provision of next-generation technologies to its worldwide customer base, aiming to simplify and enhance the home entertainment experience. Today, the company announces a firmware update - due October 11 - that enables eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) capabilities, as specified in the HDMI 2.1 standard, on the 7.2-ch SC-LX502 and 9.2-ch VSX-LX503 AV receivers.

11Oct / 2018

Rollout of MQA support for existing home audio products starting in October. Firmware updates for other models to follow.

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October 11, 2018

Later this month (October 2018) selected Pioneer-branded home audio products will receive a free firmware update enabling playback of MQA. MQA is a revolutionary method of providing high quality audio in a backward compatible format. All MQA encoded music is from the most trusted source; the studio master, providing the most accurate form of “the artist’s music.” 

20Sep / 2018

UDP-LX800 - Introducing a flagship Universal Disc Player, for Reference-grade 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray playback

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Willich, 20th. September 2018
Onkyo & Pioneer (Tokyo, Japan) is pleased to introduce the “UDP-LX800”, a flagship Universal Disc Player, purpose-engineered to provide a new state-of-the- art benchmark for 4K UHD Blu-ray and SACD playback.

31Aug / 2018

Pioneer Presents an All-in-One Solution to Pumping Club Sound at Home with Pro-Style Speakers

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Willich, 31st, August 2018
Want to create that authentic bangin’ party atmosphere in your living room? Pioneer Club Sound’s Wireless One-Box Audio Systems will help you get the vibe right.

23Aug / 2018

A Universal Disc Player that delivers the highest quality UHD Blu-ray Disc playback

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Willich, 23. August 2018
Onkyo & Pioneer (Tokyo, Japan) is pleased to introduce the “UDP-LX500”, a universal disc player, engineered to provide the highest standard of UHD Blu-ray playback, leveraging Pioneer’s decades of accumulated expertise in optical disc technology.

15Aug / 2018

Pioneer won three EISA-Awards Best Product 2018-2019

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Willich, 15. August 2018
To celebrate its 80th anniversary, Pioneer has unveiled this affordable integrated amplifier that exceeds expectations, thanks to an enticing combination of flexibility and smooth sound. With five line inputs, a moving-magnet phono stage and built-in DAC, the A-40AE will form the heart of a great budget system. With generous power on tap Pioneer’s ‘Direct Energy’ amplifier design comfortably drives most loudspeakers, and does so really sweetly. Sonically, its polished yet beguiling sound makes for a satisfying listen, setting up a wide soundstage that is given life by great dynamics. It’s an excellent first step on the hi-fi ladder.

01Aug / 2018

Pioneer to support Deezer HiFi on an array of its AV Receivers and Networked audio products.

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August 1st, 2018

Pioneer will include Deezer HiFi support in free firmware updates coming throughout August, 2018 for a variety of its AV receivers and networked audio devices.  Deezer HiFi is a streaming audio service with over 53 Million songs, of which 36 Million songs are available in lossless CD Quality FLAC format.  With the upcoming firmware updates, gain access to Deezer HiFi and enjoy the higher quality audio on Pioneer’s AV Receivers and networked audio devices.

02Jul / 2018

Aqipa GmbH and Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation sign agreement concerning the transfer of business activities in Europe

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Aqipa acquires all assets of Pioneer & Onkyo Europe* and takes over distribution in Europe
Osaka (Japan) and Kundl (Austria), July 2, 2018

Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation and Aqipa GmbH, a value-added distributor within the consumer electronics channel, has agreed an asset deal concerning the transfer of business activities – relating to the hifi and home cinema brands Pioneer, Onkyo, Integra, Teac and Esoteric – to Aqipa. The asset deal is worth roughly € 140 million in revenue and applicable for all European markets.