Network Media Stereo System featuring iPod connectivity and XM & Sirius Satellite ready

Go beyond sound as you know it. Go beyond technology as you’ve ever experienced it before. Enter the world of Pioneer Elite®. A world dedicated to the pursuit of pristine audio. A world where advanced technology performs in perfect harmony with outstanding sound quality. A world where AIR Studios™ Sound Tuning ensures music is reproduced, as close to its original sound as possible. It’s a world so unbelievably crisp, so undeniably clear and so completely pure, it will change the way you listen forever.

Open your eyes and prepare your ears for a world so new your senses will need to adapt in ways never before imagined. Where SACD, CD, AM/FM and Phono stereo capabilities combine with an iPod® connection, XM® and Sirus® Satellite Radio, Internet Radio, streaming PC Audio and USB connection from your portable MP-3 or thumb-drive, to deliver music performances and audio experiences unlike anything you’ve ever heard or felt before.

Discover the world of the X-Z9 network media stereo system. A world where Audiophile class D parallel amplification, meticulous build quality, reference level speaker performance and advanced 21st century digital technology bring high quality music entertainment straight into the digital age of your private music listening experience.

It’s a whole new world of music and the X-Z9 will bring it to you like never before…


PIONEER, KURO, Elite, Pioneer, Kuro and the Elite logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Pioneer Corporation
XM is a registered trademark of XM Satellite Radio Inc.
iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
AIR STUDIOS and the AIR STUDIOS logo are registered trademarks of Air Sudios, Inc.
SIRIUS and the SIRIUS dog logo are registered trademarks of SIRIUS Satellite Radio, Inc


  • Class D Parallel Amplifier That Provides a Low Impedance and Quick Response
  • DLNA® Certified: IP network compatibility enables a link with a networked PC to share your music
  • Microsoft PlaysForSureTM Compatible: No-hassle playback of Microsoft PlaysForSure audio content downloaded from the Web and stored on personal computers, via an existing home network system
  • Sound Retriever for enhanced playback for portable audio devices
  • Full Dot White OEL Display


  • Coaxial 3-Way EX Series Speaker Design
  • 13 cm Subwoofer
  • Coaxial Mid-Driver and Tweeter


  • Home Media Gallery
  • SACD
  • CD-R/RW
  • iPod® or MP3 Player Connection
  • XM® Satellite Radio Ready*
  • SIRIUS® Satellite Radio Ready**
  • Internet Radio
  • PC Audio
  • USB Input
  • AM/FM Radio

*XM Connect-and-Play antenna and subscription service (each sold separately) required to receive XM and XM-HD Surround Radio.
**SIRIUS antenna and subscription service (each sold separately) required to receive Sirius radio.
†Receiver supports Home Media Gallery for audio only.


PIONEER, ELITE, and the Pioneer and Elite logos are registered trademarks of Pioneer Corporation.
XM and XM Connect-and-Play are registered trademarks of XM Satellite Radio Inc.
SIRIUS and related marks are trademarks of Sirus Satellite Radio Inc.
iPod is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
PlaysForSure and the PlaysForSure logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
DLNA, DLNA CERTIFIED and the DLNA logo are trademarks and/or service marks of Digital Living Network Alliance.