SC-LX704 (Refurb)

AV Receiver

Equipped with the 6th generation of Direct Energy HD Amplifier, the SC-LX704 is worthy of being your home cinema’s centerpiece, and an ideal combination for Pioneer’s flagship universal disc player. Two ES9026PRO DACs ensure quality audio reproduction, while MCACC Pro Auto Room Tuning technology with Full Band Phase Control brings out the best from 3D surround sounds of IMAX® Enhanced, Dolby Atmos®, and DTS:X. Enjoy rich, vibrant sound with PQLS jitterless transmission. The new Audio Exclusive Mode and AV Direct Mode enhance detailed sound reproduction by turning off the unused functions to eliminate unwanted noise.



Amplifier Design Class D3 (Direct Energy HD)
Multi-ch Simultaneous Drive (8ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1 %) 760 W
4 OHM Speaker Yes
Channels 9.2
8 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.08 %, 2ch Driven FTC 135W+135W
Estimated Power Consumption/Network Standby off 310W / 0.2W

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 11.2
IMAX Enhanced Yes
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes
HDMI SACD Transfer Multi-Channel
Audio DACs 384 kHz/32-bit D/A Conversion with ES9026PRO x 2
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 (Pro)
Full Band Phase Control Yes
Phase Control Yes
EQ Bands 9-Band
Distance Adjustment 0.05 feet
Auto Subwoofer Crossover Yes
MCACC Memory 3
Auto Phase Control Plus Yes
Standing Wave Control Multi-point (9 points)
Polarity Check Yes

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
Bi-Amp Yes
Advanced Sound Retriever Yes (2ch)
Tone Control Multi
Speaker A/B Yes

Video Processing

4K Ultra HD Pass-Through Ultra HD Pass-through with HDCP 2.3 (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
Super Resolution Yes
4K Ultra HD Video Scaler Yes (1080p to 4K)
Audio Return Channel Yes (eARC)
HDR HDR10, HLG and BT.2020 Wide Color Gamut Signal Pass-through
HDMI 36-bit Deep Color Yes
Video Converter to HDMI Yes


HDMI Input / Output 7 In (6 Rear, 1 Front) / 3 Out
Bluetooth Built-In Bluetooth® Wireless Technology (Version: 4.2, Profile: A2DP 1.2/AVRCP 1.3, Codec: SBC/AAC) Built-in
Composite A/V Input / Output 2 in
Ethernet Input Yes
Digital Audio Inputs / Output 5 in (Optical 3, Coaxial 2) / 0 out
Headphone Output Yes
Phono Input Yes
Wi-Fi Built-In Dual Band (5 GHz/2.4 GHz) 802.11ac Compliant Wi-Fi® Built-in
Component Video Input / Output 2 in
USB Terminal Front and Rear
Analog Audio Inputs / Output 6 in / 0 out
Pre-Amp Output 11.2 ch
Front A/V Inputs USB & HDMI
AM/FM Presets AM/FM Tuner 40 Presets


On-Screen Display User-Friendly GUI with System Setup Menu
Powered Zone output ZONE2 / ZONE3
Zone 2 Sources All Audio Sources
12 Volt Trigger (Assignable) A.B
IR Serial Remote In/Out 2 in / 1 out
Function Rename Yes
Personal Preset Yes
Versatile Speaker Configuration Yes
Auto Power Down Yes
Multi-Room and Source Output ZONE2 / ZONE3 Pre/Line Out
Zone 3 Sources Analog/Net/Bluetooth/Tuner
RS-232C Yes
FL Dimmer Yes
Remote Yes
Sleep Timer Yes


Alumium Front Panel Yes
Transformer Stabilizer Yes
3D Space Frame Construction Yes
Speaker Terminals 11 Large
Advanced Direct Construction Yes


Weight 3 Years


W x H x D (inches) 17-1/8 x 7-5/16 x 17-5/16 inches (435 x 185 x 440 mm)
Weight 40.8 lbs. (18.5 kg)


Firmware Updates