Pioneer VSX-1131 7.2-Channel HD A/V Receiver with MCACC built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

Item # PRVSX1131 (Part # VSX-1131)
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Item Description:
  • Dolby ATMOS and DTS:X Ready three-dimensional sound reproduction
  • Pioneer's exclusive audio calibration system: MCACC with Reflex Optimizer
  • Full Bandwidth HDMI (4K UltraHD 60P/4:4:4) with HDCP 2.2
    Pioneer introduces an AV receiver designed not only to enhance, but also to fundamentally change the sound of home theater systems. The Pioneer VSX-1131 7.2 channel features Dolby ATMOS and DTS:X* Ready audio formats for true, fully-immersive surround sound for your home. With Pioneer's unique automatic sound adjustment process, Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration System (MCACC)i, you can fine-tune your home theater to the exact nuances of the room. Connect to all your favorite music connect to all your favorite music sources with support for the latest dual band Wi-Fi network connections to stream Google Cast*, TuneIn*, DEEZER*, and TIDAL*. The new 384/32 DAC providing superior playback of all resolutions of music from MP3s to Hi-Res audio files.
    *Future Firmware Update Required
    DEEZER Service only available in Canada, not available in the U.S.

    The VSX-1131 is compatible with 5.2.2ch/5.1.2ch configuration of the latest theater immersive sound platform, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X* Ready. By utilizing object-based data as opposed to traditional channel based data, Dolby ATMOS and DTS:X creates a three dimensional sphere of sound from all directions-including overhead-to create a truly immersive experience with astonishing clarity, richness, and depth. The specific sounds of people, music, and action can be placed and moved all around you in three-dimensional space, so you feel like you're inside the scene.
    *Future firmware update Required.

    With Pioneer's MCACC (Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration System), you can tune your surround sound to create the optimum acoustic environment in your home entertainment theater. Developed with the expertise of professional recording studios, MCACC lets you create the ideal acoustic environment. With a custom microphone, the system automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes response. Whether you're watching the latest Hollywood blockbuster or enjoying high-resolution music, MCACC will make sure your home theater sounds its best.

    Pioneer upgraded the VSX-1131 with a robust a 7.2-channel receiver delivering up to 170 watts/channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1.0 %, 1ch Driven) to ensure you can deliver the highest fidelity for the ultimate in home-theater surround sound.

    The VSX-1131 incorporates an innovative solution for phase lag between the subwoofer and main L+R speakers, Phase Control, which compensates for delayed bass to improve sound synchronization. Phase Control enables a high-grade sound reproduction environment by improving the phase matching for each of the components that makes LFE more dynamic to achieve clear reproduction of sound in the mid and high frequency bands.

    With a high-grade 384kHz/32bit DAC (digital to analog convert AK4458) produced by AKM, the VSX-1131 delivers a delicate, crystal-clear audio reproduction through the unique digital filter for extremely low distortion.

    Built-in Dual Band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless technology
    The VSX-1131 lets you enjoy music wirelessly from iPhone, BlackBerry, AndroidTM, PC, laptop or any other compatible sources via built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology. With two antennas providing Dual Band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz and 5GHz), you have a much greater network range and throughput.
    Enjoy limitless streams of your favorite online music, sports, talk and news entertainment services, including Spotify and for the first time TuneIn*, TIDAL*, and DEEZER*.
    *Future Firmware Update Required
    DEEZER Service only available in Canada, not available in the U.S.

    Google Cast*
    Included for the very first time in a Pioneer AV Receiver, the VSX-1131 will feature Google Cast*, the underlying technology behind Chromecast. Use your mobile device to play back your favorite music, radio or podcasts through the VSX-1131---controlling the audio from anywhere in the house by using Cast-enabled apps available for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Mac and Windows PCs and Chromebook.
    *Future Firmware Update Required

    Multi-room Audio
    The VSX-1131 will support FireConnect Powered by Blackfire* with a future firmware update. FireConnect is a stable wireless protocol that streams audio from a compatible Pioneer AV Receiver to a compatible Pioneer wireless speaker**. Enjoy Bluetooth audio, front USB audio files and internet radio from the FireConnect compatible Pioneer AV receiver to an optional FireConnect compatible Pioneer wireless speaker(s)** located in another room(s).
    * Multi-room Audio is realized by FireConnect technology. FireConnect is a technology of Blackfire Research Corp, USA. We cannot guarantee that the AV Receiver will support all devices incorporating FireConnect technology. Not all Fireconnect compatible devices work on all AV Receivers.
    **Optional future 2016 Pioneer Wireless Speakers required.

    The VSX-1131 supports full bandwidth HDMI 4K/60p/4:4:4 24-bit video signal transmission with HDCP 2.2 (High-bandwidth Digital Copy Protection) technology, ensuring compatibility with the many upcoming UltraHD (4K) sources and televisions sets, ready for the next generation HDR (High Dynamic Range) and BT.2020 video standards. Super Resolution' Ultra-high-resolution 4K upscaling technologies have been incorporated to upscale 'standard' HD-quality content to the quality of a 4K video signal.

    Hi-Res Audio Support
    Now that the Hi-Res audio revolution is becoming more mainstream, the VSX-1131 now supports the emerging standards including: 192kHz / 24-bit high-resolution FLAC, WAV, AIFF and Apple lossless file formats as well as DSD (2.8/5.6MHz) *8 files.

    Uncompressed HD audio
    VSX-1131 supports a wide range of high-definition audio formats including Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD to ensure you get the audio experience the way the artist intended.

    Product Details

    • Powered Zone 2
    • Zone 2 Line Out
    • iControlAV5 compatible
    • AirPlay compatible
    • Supports HDMI-based control functions

    Technical Specifications

    Amplifier Design
    - Discrete Direct Energy
    Channels - 7.2
    Power Output: Watts per Channel (20Hz-20kHz,.08%THD@8ohm 2ch Driven) - 100 Watts
    Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz,1%THD@6ohm 1ch Driven) - 170 Watts
    Estimated Power Consumption/Standby with HDMI Control off - 550 W/0.1 W (standby)

    - Yes
    Made for iPhone and iPod - AirPlay Only
    iOS/Android Remote Control APP - iControlAV5
    Google Cast - Yes (with future firmware update)
    TIDAL Music Streaming Service Ready - Yes (with future firmware update)
    Streaming Audio From PC/Network - Yes
    Pandora Internet Radio - Yes
    Internet Radio - TuneIn Radio

    Digital Core DSP Engine
    - Cirrus Logic (Quad Core) x1
    Audio DACs - 384 kHz/32Bit (AK4458)
    Audio Processing - 32Bit
    Music File Playback - MP3, WMA, AAC, Apple Lossless*, WAV*, FLAC*, AIFF, DSD via USB and Network (*up to 192kHz/24-bit)
    High-Definition Copy Protection (HDCP) - 2.2
    Dolby Atmos - Yes
    Dolby TrueHD - Yes
    Dolby Digital Plus - Yes
    DTS:X - Yes (Firmware update required)
    DTS-HD Master Audio - Yes
    DTS Neural:X - Yes (Firmware update for DTS:X is required)
    DTS Neo:X - Yes (Before Firmware update to DTS:X)
    HDMI SACD Transfer - Multi-Channel

    Phase Control
    - Yes
    MCACC - Yes
    MCACC Memory - 1
    EQ Bands - 9-Band
    Symmetric EQ - Yes
    X-Curve - Yes
    Distance Adjustment - 0.1 feet
    Auto Subwoofer Crossover - Yes

    Auto Surround
    - Yes
    Stream Direct - Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
    Advanced Surround - 12
    Front Stage Surround Advance - Yes

    Advanced Sound Retriever
    - Yes
    DSD Music File - 2ch(2.8MHz / 5.6MHz)
    Tone Control - Multi
    Sound Delay (Lip Sync) - 500 ms @ 48k/ 400 ms @ 96k/ 200 ms @ 192k
    Speaker A/B - Yes
    Bi-Amp - Yes

    4K Ultra HD Pass-Through
    - Yes
    4K Ultra HD Video Scaler - Yes (1080p to 4K)
    3-D Ready - Yes
    Audio Return Channel - Yes
    HDMI Standby Through - Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
    HDMI 36-bit Deep Color - Yes
    HDMI x.v. Color - Yes
    Video Converter to HDMI - Yes
    HDMI to HDMI Video Scaler - 4K Ultra HD (for 1080p)
    Super Resolution - Yes

    HDMI Input / Output
    - 7 in (6 Rear, 1 Front) /2 out
    Wi-Fi Built-In - Yes (5GHz/2.4GHz)
    Bluetooth Built-In - Yes
    Component Video Input / Output - 1 in (Assignable)
    Composite A/V Input / Output - 2 In
    iPhone / iPod / USB Memory Input - USB Memory
    USB Terminal - Front USB
    Ethernet Input - Yes
    Analog Audio Inputs / Output - 5 In
    Digital Audio Inputs / Output - 3 In (Optical 2, Coaxial1)
    Pre-Amp Output - 0.2 Ch
    Headphone Output - Yes
    Front A/V Inputs - USB & HDMI
    AM/FM Presets - 40

    On-Screen Display
    - Icon-based Graphical User Interface (GUI)
    Auto Power Down - Yes
    Multi-Room and Source Output - Powered ZONE2 Audio
    FL Dimmer - Yes
    Function Rename - Yes
    Remote - Yes
    Sleep Timer - Yes
    Versatile Speaker Configuration - Surround Back/ Front Height/ Top/ Front Bi-Amp/ Zone 2/ B-Speaker

    Front Panel
    - Brushed
    Speaker Terminals - 9 Large

    W x H x D (inches), Wi-Fi Antennas Up -
    17.1 x 9.8 x 14.3
    W x H x D (inches) - 17.1 x 6.8 x 14.6
    Weight - 22 lbs

    VSX-1131 Receiver
    FM/AM Antennas
    Setup Microphone
    Remote Control (AAA Batteries Included)
    1-Year Limited Warranty
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