VSX-LX304 Elite Receiver (Refurb)

Designed for optimum IMAX® Enhanced* and Dolby Atmos®/DTS:X movie playback in a seamless 7.2.2 channel/5.2.4 channel surround sound calibrated by Advanced MCACC, along with support for next-generation video standards, the VSX-LX304 brings multi-dimensional excitement to your home entertainment. Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer* can provide virtual sound effects without using height or surround speakers. Enjoy multi-room audio streaming with SONOS system, FlareConnect™, Chromecast built-in, DTS Play-Fi®, and Apple AirPlay 2.



Amplifier Design Direct Energy
8 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.08 %, 2ch Driven FTC 100W+100W
4 OHM Speaker Yes
Channels 9.2
Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz,10%THD@6ohm 1ch Driven) 225 W/ch
Estimated Power Consumption/Network Standby off 460 W/0.1 W

Handheld and Internet

AirPlay Apple AirPlay 2
Internet Radio TuneIn Radio
Chromecast built-in and Works with the Google Assistant Yes
FlareConnect™ for Multi-room Audio Yes
Roon Tested Yes
Streaming Audio From PC/Network Yes
iOS/Android Remote Control APP Pioneer Control App
Works with Alexa Yes (Firmware update)
DTS Play-Fi with Pioneer Music Control App Yes
Amazon Music, Pandora ® , Spotify, TIDAL, and Deezer Hi-Fi Music- Yes

Decoders & Formats

Digital Core DSP Engine Digital Quad-Core 32-bit DSP (Cirrus Logic) + Aureus™ floating- point DSP (TI)
Audio Processing 9.1
IMAX Enhanced Yes
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes
HDMI SACD Transfer 2 Channel
Audio DACs 384 kHz/32-bit D/A Conversion with AK4458 (AKM) & PCM5101A (TI)
Music File Playback 192 kHz/24-bit ALAC, AIFF, FLAC, WAV (RIFF) and 11.2 MHz DSD
Dolby Atmos Yes
Dolby TrueHD Yes
DTS Neural:X Yes

Soundfield Calibration

MCACC Yes (Advanced)
Auto Phase Control Plus Yes
Standing Wave Control Multi-point (9 points)
Auto Subwoofer Crossover Yes
MCACC Memory 1
Phase Control Yes
EQ Bands 9-Band
Distance Adjustment 0.1 feet

Listening Modes

Auto Surround Yes
Advanced Surround 10+1
Stream Direct Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
Front Stage Surround Advance Yes

Audio Features

Dialog Enhancement Yes
DSD Music File Yes
Sound Delay (Lip Sync) Yes
Advanced Sound Retriever Yes (2ch)
Tone Control Multi
Bi-Amp Yes

Video Processing

4K Ultra HD Pass-Through Ultra HD Pass-through with HDCP 2.2 (4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit, 4K/24p/4:4:4/36-bit, 4K/60p/4:2:0/36-bit)
3-D Ready Yes
HDMI Standby Through Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
HDMI x.v. Color Yes
4K Ultra HD Video Scaler Yes (1080p to 4K)
Audio Return Channel Yes
HDR HDR10, HLG and BT.2020 Wide Color Gamut Signal Pass-through
HDMI 36-bit Deep Color Yes


HDMI Input / Output 7 In (6 Rear, 1 Front) / 2 Out
Bluetooth Built-In Bluetooth® Wireless Technology (Version: 4.2, Profile: A2DP 1.2/AVRCP 1.3, Codec: SBC/AAC) Built-in
Ethernet Input Yes
Digital Audio Inputs / Output 2 In (Optical 1, Coaxial 1)
Headphone Output Yes
Phono Input Yes
Wi-Fi Built-In Dual Band (5 GHz/2.4 GHz) 802.11ac Compliant Wi-Fi® Built-in
USB Terminal Front and Rear
Analog Audio Inputs / Output 6 in / 0 out
Pre-Amp Output 0.2 ch
Front A/V Inputs USB / HDMI / 3.5mm stereo mini jack
AM/FM Presets AM/FM Tuner 40 Presets


On-Screen Display User-Friendly GUI with System
Powered Zone output Zone2 / Zone3
Zone 2 Sources All Audio Sources
12 Volt Trigger (Assignable) A.B
IR Serial Remote In/Out 1 in / 1 out
FL Dimmer Yes
Remote Yes
Sleep Timer Yes
Auto Power Down Yes
Multi-Room and Source Output ZONE2 Pre/Line Out
Zone 3 Sources Analog/Net/Bluetooth/Tuner
RS-232C Yes
Multi-Zone On-Screen Display Yes
Function Rename Yes
Personal Preset Yes
Versatile Speaker Configuration Speaker 9ch Out (FRONT, CENTER,SURROUND, HEIGHT1/Bi-AMP/ZONE2, SURROUND BACK/ HEIGHT2/ZONE 3)


Speaker Terminals 9 Large


Warranty 1 Year Parts & Labor


W x H x D (inches) 17-1/8 x 6-13/16 x 14-9/16 inches (435 x 173 x 370.5 mm)
Weight 29.8 lbs. (13.5 kg)


Product Manuals

Download the Product Manuals for VSX-LX304 Elite Receiver (Refurb) here: SN29403705 VSX LX304 En 190328 web , SN29403705 VSX LX304 Es 190328 web , SN29403705 VSX LX304 Fr 190328 web .

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