PIONEER ADDS APPLE AIRPLAY 2 SUPPORT VIA RELEASE OF FIRMWARE UPDATE

TORRANCE, CA April 18, 2019 -- Pioneer & Onkyo USA Corporation today announced the availability of its Apple AirPlay 2 firmware for select network-enabled components. This update covers a broad lineup of products to include top-end models like the SC-LX901 which was released in 2016 to current best-selling models such as last year’s VSX-933.

 

The following components will support Apple AirPlay 2:

 

AV Receiver

  • SC-LX901
  • SC-LX801
  • SC-LX701
  • VSX-LX503
  • VSX-LX303
  • VSX-LX103
  • VSX-933
  • VSX-S520

Network Stereo Receiver

  • SX-S30

To automatically update your compatible network-connected Pioneer product, navigate to the system setup menu and follow the instructions, or visit www.pioneer-audiovisual.eu to download the update and perform installation manually.

 

Apple AirPlay 2

AirPlay 2 is an Apple technology designed to control home audio systems and speakers in any room — with a tap or by just asking Siri — right from iPhone, iPad, HomePod, or Apple TV.  Play a song in the living room and kitchen at the same time or adjust the volume in any room, in sync.

 

About Pioneer & Onkyo U.S.A. Corporation

Headquartered in Torrance, CA, Pioneer & Onkyo U.S.A. Corporation is a leader in home & portable entertainment products under the Pioneer, Elite and Onkyo brands. With an established reputation for innovation and quality, the company’s products are embraced by high-end custom installers and general music lovers alike.  Pioneer & Onkyo U.S.A. Corporation is a preeminent manufacturer of high-performance audio and visual equipment for, the home and on the go.

 

More information can be found online at http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Home, or follow them on Twitter (@PioneerHomeUSA), Facebook and YouTube.

 

 

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