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Pioneer 7.2 Channel Network Multi-zone Receiver (SC-1227-K)

  • Model Number: SC-1227-K
  • WebID: 10207057
4.4
(31 ratings)

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Combining a D3 class, 7-channel amplifier with the latest in networking capabilities and full interoperability with your mobile devices, the Pioneer SC1227K 7.2 amp is more than just amazing sound - it's a way to bring your music and home theatre content together and enjoy it in a way you never have before. Impressive features include Made for iOS certification, 3D support, and more.

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  • With the Made for iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad certification, this receiver easily interfaces with your iOS device, offering capabilities such as USB connectivity, charging, content sharing, AirPlay wireless streaming, and much more

  • An Ethernet port lets you connect the receiver to your home network and stream music from your PC, smartphone, or any other DLNA-supported device (MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV and FLAC support)

  • vTuner gives you access to thousands of Internet radio stations from around the world.

  • Ready for wireless Bluetooth audio from your smartphone with the optional Pioneer AS-BT200 Bluetooth adapter

  • Get the best possible sound for HD movies with support for formats like Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio

2 Zone capabilities let you listen to music or watch a movie in two rooms at the same time
  • Zone 2 subwoofer and tone controls let you take multi-room audio to the next level

  • The powerful Class D3 7-channel amplifier (125 watts x 7) drives all channels at the same time without losing significant power output in each channel

  • Advanced Qdeo Video Processing converts signals from composite and component to HDMI for a Full HD 1080p viewing experience

  • Support for the latest HDMI 1.4 specification means this receiver is ready to take on all your 3D HD devices

  • With 7 HDMI inputs gives you plenty of connectivity options for your HD devices

  • HDMI convenience technologies include Audio Return Channel and Power Save HDMI Standby Through.

  • Download the free iControlAV2012 app and turn the your iOS device into a remote control

  • New Sound Explorer gives you easy access to experiment with the many powerful sound enhancements like Hi-Bit 24, Auto Phase Control Plus, and Virtual Speaker modes

  • AVNavigator is an interactive owner's manual that takes all the guesswork out of setting up your receiver

  • Full-colour on-screen graphical user interface

  • Compatible with popular whole-house systems such as Crestron, AMX, Control 4, Universal, Savant, and RTI, and its IP capabilities allow users to control their entertainment system via a home network

Manufacturer's Warranty

  • Parts - 2 Year(s)
  • Labour - 2 Year(s)

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These components offer impressive Surround Sound performance, multi-zone support, deep Dolby compatibility, and substantially potent output – so media enthusiasts can look forward to incredibly immersive playback in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes.

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Receiver Features
Power Per Channel - Stereo (RMS) 125 W
Power Per Channel - Surround (RMS) 125 W
Power Per Channel - Stereo (Peak Power) 200 W
Power Per Channel - Surround (Peak Power) 200 W
High Current Yes
iPod Connection Yes
iPod On Screen Display Yes
Illuminated Front-Panel Display Yes
Graphical User Interface Yes
Multi-Room Capable 3
DSP Modes 16
Banana Plug Speaker Terminals Yes
Remote Type Learning
Output - 4 Ohm Capable Yes
Output - 6 Ohm Capable Yes
Audio/Video Synchronization Delay Setting Yes
Automatic Speaker Setting Calibration Yes
Input Titling Yes
Speaker Crossover Settings Global
Total Harmonic Distortion (at max rated pow 0.0008
FM Radio Yes
Satellite Radio Ready Yes
Internet Radio Yes
Wi-Fi Connectivity No
Network Ready Yes
Network Functions Supported vTuner; SiriusXM; Pandora
DLNA Certified Yes
Windows 7 Ready Yes
Video Options
HDMI Video Repeating
Upconverting Capability 1080p
Upconverter Chipset Marvell 88DE2750
Component Video Switching Yes
Video Transcoding (Conversion) Capability All Inputs to HDMI
3D Video Support Yes
Audio Return Channel Yes
HDMI 1.4 Support Yes
Inputs/Outputs
HDMI Inputs 7
HDMI Outputs 1
Component Video Inputs 2
Component Video Outputs 1
S-Video Inputs 0
S-Video Outputs 0
Composite Audio/Video Inputs 4
Composite Audio/Video Outputs 1
Co-axial (S/PDIF) Digital Audio Inputs 2
Co-axial (S/PDIF) Digital Audio Outputs 0
Optical (Toslink) Inputs 2
Optical (Toslink) Outputs 0
Discrete Inputs Yes
Phono Inputs 0
Headphone Jack 1
Headphone Virtual Surround Yes
USB Media Input - Audio WAV; MP3; WMA; AAC; FLAC
USB Media Input - Video Not Applicable
USB Media Input - Images JPEG
RS-232 Serial Control Yes
Input/Output Locations
HDMI Front 1/0
HDMI Rear 6/1
Component Video Rear 2/1
Composite Audio/Video Rear 4/1
Coaxial Digital Audio Rear 2/0
Optical TOSLink Rear 2/0
Audio Formats
Dolby TrueHD Yes
DTS Yes
DTS ES Yes
DTS HD Yes
Dolby Digital Yes
Dolby Pro Logic II Yes
Dolby Pro Logic IIx Yes
Dolby Pro Logic IIz Yes
Dolby Digital EX Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
THX Certified No
3D Surround Sound Support Virtual Height/Depth/Width/Surround Back
Standby Features
Standby Power Consumption 0.1 W
Remote Functions Enabled Yes
HDMI Pass-Through Enabled Yes
HDMI Pass-Through Power Consumption 0.3 W
Network Enabled in Standby Yes
Dimensions
Width 43.5 cm
Height 18.5 cm
Depth 44.1 cm
Weight 13.7 kg
Warranty Labour 2 Year(s)
Warranty Parts 2 Year(s)

20 Customer Reviews for Pioneer 7.2 Channel Network Multi-zone Receiver (SC-1227-K)

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4.4 / 5
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4.0
  • from Fort McMurray, AB
  • Feb 28, 2014

Good Receiver

Pros: Good sound, easy setup, lots of connectivity options. Cons: Nothing found yet.

4.0
  • from Vancouver Island, BC
  • Feb 02, 2014

It does it well

Works well. Plenty of volume. Plenty of options. Pros - Multiple zones works well, Airplay functions. Phone app works very well once you get the hang of it. Can play anything I want to anywhere I want from my phone. Cons - On screen control is very weak. You need the remote to control most things. Not this systems fault but will not stream video from I-tunes.

5.0
  • from Toronto, ON
  • Jan 10, 2014

Great Receiver

Love the connectivity options, through the Network I can control all of the Zones through my iPad, or Samsung Galaxy with the free App which is pretty slick. It is a complex receiver and you need to know what you are doing, but its very flexible and the sound is great.

5.0
  • from Montreal
  • Dec 04, 2013

Very Happy with this Unit. Powerful and nice Sound

Powerfull enough for me. Clear Sound. Seperation iis good. Need to configure unit when pluggin in devices to it. So it knows what type of connection is using. Overall very Happy..

5.0
  • from Montreal, QC
  • Oct 14, 2013

Extraordinary

It took me almost a year to find the right Blu-Ray player to bring out the potential of this receiver. Once I got that fixed, this receiver created a huge, rock-solid soundfield that extends way beyond the speakers on good recordings. The sound is extremely clear, open and lifelike. And the strong dynamics and rhythm breathe excitement into both movie soundtracks and stereo music. Sound coloration is undetectable, but if I've noticed anything consistent it's maybe a very pleasant sweetness and liquid smoothness. Even at many times the price, it's rare to find a receiver this good. (The only negative is that recently my Android app for controlling the receiver has stopped working. It did work for the first 6 months, so hopefully it will come back in the next version.)

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