Pioneer Announces Blu-ray Players, Receivers
The company keeps bulking up its luxury line, with a slew of new A/V components.
Pioneer SC-07
Pioneer’s new receivers and Blu-ray players (not shown) were specifically designed to complement the KURO line.
May 07, 2008 by Rachel Cericola

We’ve all marveled at the KURO displays and even the projector. Now Pioneer is pushing out components to accompany its luxury A/V line.

The Elite BDP-05FD ($799) and BDP-51FD ($599) BonusView Blu-ray Disc players are designed with KURO in mind, with HDMI 1.3, picture-in-picture and other interactive features. Shipping this summer, the company says that both will feature support for Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS HD and DTS HD Master high-resolution audio formats.

Speaking of audio, Pioneer has also announced plans for four A/V receivers: The Elite SC-07 ($2,200), the SC-05 ($1,800), the VSX-03TXH ($750) and the VSX-01TXH ($1,000).

The SC models boast a Direct Energy HD Amplifier with ICEpower analog class D amplification technology and a 3-D-styled audio experience. They also feature Home Media Gallery, which allows networked users to stream content from the computer to the main system. Both models will be available in August.

The new VSXs join Pioneer’s existing VSX-94TXH ($1,600). Each one promises to pass a 1080p picture with full reproduction capabilities of all new high-resolution audio formats. The VSX-94TXH is available now, with the newer models coming next month.

The new receivers also feature support for 7.1-channel surround sound, as well as DTS HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution, Dolby TrueHD and Dolby Digital Plus lossless audio formats.

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Rachel Cericola - Contributing Writer
Over the past 15 years, Rachel Cericola has covered entertainment, web and technology trends. Check her out at www.rachelcericola.com.

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