9.2 Channel THX Ultra2 Plus, Air Studios AV Receiver with 9x HDMI, USB-DAC, 4K Upscaling, WLAN and MHL for Android (Silver)
Defying the limits of home cinema.
Sound-tuned by the legendary Air Studios, the THX ULTRA2 Plus certified SC-LX87-K brings studio quality sound to your living room. Using only high-end components – each rigorously calibrated and tuned – this receiver allows you to experience film and music exactly as the creators intended.
The SC-LX87 integrates an ESS Technology Inc. SABRE 32bit Ultra DAC, the industry’s benchmark for audio digital-to-analogue conversion, to reproduce music with unsurpassed fidelity. With an Audio Scaler on board even regular CD quality content can be upscaled up to 192 kHz/32 bit to create a “high-resolution” experience. Unique to this receiver is an asynchronous USB-DAC, allowing direct USB connection with a Mac or PC and supporting 192 kHz/32 bit music file content. . It plays back DSD files, high-resolution AIFF, Apple Lossless, WAV and FLAC files for which gapless playback is supported as well.
A built-in ECO Mode lets you save energy without compromising on sound and video performance. Compatible (free) smartphone/tablet apps include the advanced remote control app iControlAV2013.
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Direct Energy HD amplifier
Output Power per Channel220W
Impedance at Output Level6Ω
Number of Channels9
4Ω Speaker Support
Input Connections• 9 x HDMI
• 1 x MHL HDMI (Front)
• 4 x Composite
• 3 x Component
• 2 x Coaxial (assignable)
• 2 x Optical (assignable)
• 1 x Phono (MM)
• 1 x USB 2.0 host (iPod/iPhone/iPad Digital Audio, USB drive)
• 1 x iPod/iPhone Digital via USB
• 1 x USB-DAC host (rear, Type-B terminal)
• 1 x Ethernet
• 1 x Bluetooth adapter port for AS-BT200
• 1 x rear USB charge port for AS-WL300 Wireless Converter
Output Connections• 3 x HDMI (selectable for MAIN ZONE/HDZONE)