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Pioneer Elite SC-57
7.2 out of 10

Pioneer Elite SC-57

SC-57 A new flagship. A new class of receiver Introducing the Read more

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Pioneer Elite SC-57 Receiver Review

1 January 2012
  • Excerpt: The SC-57 is the Flagship in the Pioneer A/V receiver lineup and is loaded with enough features to overwhelm today’s modern tech-head and is the first Pioneer Elite AVR to boast 9.1 channels. The SC-57 also hosts Pioneer’s new Class D
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Sound Off (the Hook)

Gear Patrol
21 November 2011
  • Excerpt: The Elite SC-57 receiver’s ($2,100) biggest claim to fame is power. Its proprietary D3 digital amplifier assumes the throne as the most powerful amp of any multichannel A/V receiver in the industry and is the only one of its kind to receive THX Ultra 2 Plus certification.
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Overall 9
Value for money 10
Features 10
Video quality 9
Ergonomics 7
Audio 9

Pioneer Elite SC-57 A/V Receiver

Sound & Vision Magazine
3 October 2011
  • Excerpt: I’m usually suspicious of celebrity endorsements of audio gear (think Dr. Dre’s association with the Beats headphones bearing his name). But the Air Studios logo on the front panel of this attractive-looking, innovative flagship Pioneer Elite A/V receiver represents more than a casual...
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