The seven 220-watt output channels (4 ohms) in the high-performance Direct-Energy-HD design provide the SC-LX 502 with the excellent acoustic and dynamic performance that is expected from a top-end receiver. Unusually low are heat dissipation and power consumption - Direct Energy HD works with extremely low losses. New, object-oriented 3D sound formats, Dolby Atmos and dts: X, as well as HD sound in the form of Dolby TrueHD and dts HD Master Audio are at your disposal thanks to the new eARC function, including through a reversible audio channel, which before HD-Audio has not been used. In terms of video, six HDMI inputs support all UltraHD video standards, including the latest HDR10, HLG and Dolby Vision extensions. The functional volume of audio streaming has also been expanded once again: Deezer, Spotify and TIDAL provide natural support for all important music services, and thanks to the integrated Chromecast technology, Apple AirPlay and Bluetooth all connectivity to mobile devices is provided. In addition, DTS PlayFi and FireConnect provide two universal standards for manufacturers to create multi-room networks. HiRes high-resolution files uploaded by audio fans can be easily played on NAS home devices with resolutions up to 24bit / 192kHz or Quad-rate DSD (11.2MHz) - while AKM's high-quality DAC ensures that high-resolution data is transformed into great sound. Pioneer’s Auto-Calibration MCACC system, Reflex Optimizer’s Object-Oriented Audio Refine Optimizer, ensures that the potential of any type of audio playback — from simple stereo sound to movie sound in Atmos multi-channel audio — is fully unlocked.