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10Jan / 2019

Pioneer’s New Slimline, Entry-level AVR Offers Placement Flexibility While Still Supporting Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X®

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January 10th, 2019

Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation is pleased to introduce a new entry-level product, the VSX-534 5.2ch AV receiver, bringing immersive Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® theater sound precision-calibrated by MCACC technology to the family or media room.

09Jan / 2019

Pioneer Launches Apple AirPlay 2 Support in Spring 2019

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January 8 2019

Pioneer is pleased to announce a support for Apple AirPlay 2 on select network-enabled components through a firmware update that will be released in the spring of 2019.

13Dec / 2018

Pioneer adds new ‘Truly Wireless’ E8 in-ear sports headphones

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December 13, 2018

Onkyo & Pioneer (Sumida-ku, Tokyo, President & CEO Kenji Miyagi) has unveiled the SE-E8TW ‘Truly Wireless’ earphones . The tech-packed E8s fit snugly in your ears thanks to secure ear fins (supplied in three sizes) which keep them locked in place. The Ear Direct Mount Structure aims the driver and nozzle into the inner ear for improved audio response, while the use of rare-earth magnet drivers and support for the AAC codec will energise your music. The E8s are IPX5-rated for water-resistance and include Ambient awareness earphone tips to keep you safe. Playback control, call management, and voice-assistant interaction can all be carried at the touch of a multi-function button, while the Pioneer Notification App for Android™ can read out email to the listener - and more - on the go.

13Dec / 2018

Onkyo & Pioneer announces that its UDP-LX800 and UDP-LX500 players will be updated to the latest HDR10+ format

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December 13, 2018

Onkyo & Pioneer Corp. is proud to announce that it will issue a firmware update in Spring 2019 that will bring HDR10+ compatibility to its Universal Disc Players, the UDP-LX800 and UDP-LX500. HDR10+ better realizes the incredible dynamic luminance potential of Ultra HD Blu-ray discs.

13Dec / 2018

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

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December 13, 2018

Pioneer is pleased to announce a firmware update release on Dec. 18th that activates MQA audio playback capability and support for TIDAL Masters audio streaming on its network-enabled stereo hi-fi components. MQA delivers high-resolution sound in a file that’s small enough to stream and download. TIDAL Masters, meanwhile, is TIDAL’s bandwidth-friendly MQA-based Studio Master audio streaming format offered exclusively to TIDAL HiFi members that’s now available to enjoy on any of the Pioneer products detailed below following this firmware update.

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.