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Selected Pioneer AV receivers gain ‘Roon Tested’ accreditation

Press Release dated: 18 Sep 2019


The Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation is pleased to announce that selected AV receivers from Pioneer's 2019 range have received ‘Roon Tested’ accreditation for their Chromecast connectivity. Roon is the definitive music management and listening solution. ‘Roon Tested’ accreditation means that the AV receiver is automatically configured in the ecosystem, the product icon appearing in Roon’s Signal Path and Zone Selector. You can then easily stream music from your Roon Core (Mac or Windows PC with Roon app installed, or Roon Server device) to the AV receiver.
“Our partnership with Onkyo & Pioneer Corporation represents a solid foundation to the Roon Tested program. We’re so proud of the first-class experience this partnership delivers, and we can’t wait to share it with Onkyo and Pioneer customers,” said Rob Darling, Directory of Strategy at Roon Labs.
The following Pioneer components are designated as ‘Roon Tested’. There is no firmware update necessary, users just need to launch Roon to get started:
Pioneer AV Receivers

About Roon
Roon transforms the experience of browsing music. Artist photos, credits, bios, reviews, lyrics, tour dates, and composers are located automatically, then interconnected by links to build a surfable, searchable digital magazine about your music collection. And Roon finds all the same links between your personal files and the millions of tracks available on TIDAL, so you can start with the music you know, then explore and discover new music from the world beyond your collection.
About Roon Tested
Roon software provides an unrivalled user experience that is made for music lovers. It offers best in class audio performance and seamless integration of local personal content with the millions of tracks from TIDAL and Qobuz. More than just a music player, Roon is a cross-platform networked music system, with server apps for Mac, Windows, and Linux; Control apps for Mac, Windows, iOS, and Android; and networked audio output to any Roon Ready, Roon Tested, AirPlay™, Sonos, Mac, Windows, iOS, or Android device on the network. 
Products designated as Roon Tested have been profiled and tested by both Roon and Onkyo & Pioneer for maximum compatibility. Roon will recognise these devices and send them audio optimised for their capabilities. The device settings in Roon are optimised to improve the customer experience. No fiddling with check-boxes or drop-downs, Roon Tested devices are automatically identified and configured out of the box.   
To download Roon software, visit
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