Featuring 5.2.2ch surround sound with Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X® optimized by MCACC, and spectacular view by Ultra HD video, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision™, the VSX-LX103 brings the thrills of the movie theater to your home. What’s more, FlareConnect™ offers wireless multi-room audio with easy control on the Pioneer Remote App for various sources including vinyl records. Songs from internet radio and network streaming services can also be enjoyed with Chromecast built-in and DTS Play-Fi® via your smartphone.



Amplifier Design Direct Energy
Power Output: Watts per Channel (20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.08 % @ 8 ohms FTC) 80 W/ch
Power Output: Watts per Channel (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 0.08 %, 2 ch Driven FTC) SC Power Rating Only
Power Output: (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1 %, 1ch Driven FTC) SC Power Rating Only
4 OHM Speaker Yes
ENERGY STAR 3.0 Certified -
Channels 7
Power Output: Watts per Channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.9 %, 1ch Driven FTC) 170 W/ch
Power Output: Watts per Channel (4 ohms, 1 kHz, 1 %, 2 ch Driven) SC Power Rating Only
Power Output: Watts Multi ch Simultaneous Drive (8 ohms, 1 kHz, 1 %) -
Estimated Power Consumption/Standby with HDMI Control off 460 W/0.15 W

Handheld and Internet

AirPlay Yes
Made for iPhone and iPod AirPlay Only
Internet Radio Yes, TuneIn
Streaming Audio From PC/Network Yes
Chromecast built-in Yes
TIDAL Music Streaming Service Ready Yes
HTC Connect -
iOS/Android Remote Control APP Pioneer Remote App
Pandora Internet Radio Yes
Music Playback via USB Network Yes
Hi-Res Audio Yes

Decoders & Formats

Digital Core DSP Engine Digital Quad-Core 32-bit DSP (Cirrus Logic)
iPod Digital Audio -
High-Definition Copy Protection (HDCP) 2.2
Dolby TrueHD Yes
Dolby Surround Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio Yes
AIR Studios Certification -
Audio DACs 384 kHz/32-bit D/A Conversion with AK4458 (AKM)
Dolby Atmos Yes
Dolby Digital Plus Yes
HDMI SACD Transfer Multi:2.8MHz (PCM Conversion)

Soundfield Calibration

Phase Control Yes
Full Band Phase Control -
EQ Bands -
Distance Adjustment -
Polarity Check -
MCACC Memory 1
Auto Phase Control Plus -
Standing Wave Control -
Symmetric EQ Yes
Precision Distance -
Auto Subwoofer Crossover Yes

Listening Modes

Auto Surround Yes
Optimum Surround -
Advanced Surround Multiple
Front Stage Surround Advance Yes
Auto Level Control -
Stream Direct Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
Wide Surround -
Headphone Surround -

Audio Features

Audio Processing -
Advanced Sound Retriever Yes
Digital Noise Reduction -
Sound Delay (Lip Sync) Yes (500ms)
Bi-Amp Yes
DSD Music File Yes 2ch:5.6MHz, Multi:2.8MHz(Multi is only for SACD via HDMI.)
Dialog Enhancement -
Sound Retriever AIR -
Tone Control Yes (Multi)
Speaker A/B -

Video Processing

4K 60p Ultra HD Passthrough Yes (HDR10, Dolby Vision Compatible)
3-D Ready Yes
HDMI 36-bit Deep Color Yes
Video Converter to HDMI Yes
Stream Smoother -
Super Resolution Yes
4K 60p Ultra HD Video Scaler Ultra HD Upscaling
Audio Return Channel Yes
x.v.Color Yes
Video Scaler 1080p -> 4k
Pure Cinema -
Video Parameter Adjustments -


HDMI Input / Output 6 in / 1 out
Wi-Fi Built-In Yes (Dual Band 5 GHz/2.4 GHz)
Component Video Input / Output 1 In
Ethernet Input Yes
Analog Audio Inputs / Output 4 In
Digital Inputs / Output 2 In (Optical 1, Coaxial 1)
Headphone Output Yes
AM/FM Presets 40 Presets
MHL 2 -
Bluetooth Built-In Yes (Version: 4.1, Profile: A2DP/AVRCP, Codec: SBC/AAC)
USB Memory Input Yes
Composite A/V Input / Output 2 In
Phono Input Yes
Pre-Amp Outputs Yes (Zone 2)
Front A/V Inputs USB, 3.5mm stereo input


Home Menu GUI with System/Network Setup Menu
Zone 2 Sources Analog, Bluetooth, USB and NET
ECO Mode -
12 Volt Trigger (Assignable) 1 Out
IR Serial Remote In/Out 1 In
IP Control for CI Yes
FL Dimmer Yes
Remote User-Friendly Simple Remote Control
Detachable Power Cord Yes
Multi-Room and Source Output -
Zone 3 Sources -
HDMI Speaker B Link -
RS-232C 1
Network Firmware Update Yes
Function Rename *"Selector Name Edit" meaning, it is "Yes".
Sleep Timer Yes


Front Panel Brushed
Advanced Direct Construction -
3D Space Frame Construction -
Transformer Stabilizer -
Speaker Terminals 9 Large
Low Leakage Flux Power Transformer -


Warranty 3 Years


W x H x D (inches) 17-1/8 x 6-13/16 x 14-9/16
Weight 20.7 lbs.


Product Manual

Download the Product Manual for VSX-LX103 here: 29403369 .

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