Pioneer VSX-523-K 5.1-Channel AV Receiver

Pioneer VSX-523-K 5.1-Channel AV Receiver

Pioneer VSX-523-K 5.1-Channel AV Receiver

B&H # PIVSX523K MFR # VSX-523-K
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Product Highlights

  • 140W Power Output per Channel
  • Digital Core Engine with TI Aureus DSP
  • Direct Energy Amp & 192 kHz / 24-bit DAC
  • Four HDMI Inputs & One HDMI Output
  • HDMI Supports 4K & 3D Pass-Through
  • Dolby TrueHD & DTS-HD Master Audio
  • Pioneer Auto MCACC Room Calibration
  • Front Panel USB for iPod/iPhone/iPad
  • MP3/WMA/AAC Music File Playback via USB
  • AM/FM Tuner with 30 Presets
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  • 1Description

The Pioneer VSX-523-K 5.1-Channel AV Receiver features Direct Energy amplification with up to 140W per channel. It's equipped with Dolby and DTS high-definition surround sound decoding, as well as an on-screen display. The receiver features four HDMI inputs and one HDMI output that support 4K and 3D pass-through, Audio Return Channel (ARC), Deep Color (36-bit) and x.v. Color. Plus, there are multiple advanced surround modes and an AM/FM tuner with 30 station presets.

The receiver also features multiple analog audio and video inputs, a coaxial audio input and an optical audio input. There is a front panel USB port as well, which you can use to connect your iPod, iPhone, iPad or USB drive. The USB port supports direct digital connection and it will even charge your device. Other features include multiple Pioneer sound enhancements and Pioneer Auto MCACC Room Calibration, which includes a setup mic so you can perfectly calibrate your system to your specific room dimensions.

Audio Features

Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Pro Logic IIz and Dolby Digital Plus
DTS-HD Master Audio and DTS Neo:6
Digital Core Engine with Texas Instruments Aureus DSP
192 kHz / 24-bit DAC
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Pioneer Auto MCACC Room Calibration

Pioneer Sound Enhancements

Phase Control
Advanced Sound Retriever (2-channel)
Auto Level Control (2-channel)

Advanced Surround Modes

Action, Drama, Advanced Game, Sports, Classical and Rock/Pop
Front Stage Surround and Extended Stereo
Phones Surround
ECO Mode 1 and ECO Mode 2

Video Features

Four HDMI inputs and one HDMI output
3D Ready (Blu-ray Disc, Broadcast and Games)
Deep Color (36-bit) and x.v. Color
Ultra HD (4K) pass-through

Convenience Features

iPod, iPad and iPhone digital transmission via front USB port
USB port charges iPod, iPad and iPhone
Music file playback via USB (MP3, WMA, AAC)
On-screen display (analog only)
Auto power down
Power save for HDMI standby through
AM/FM tuner with 30 presets
Sleep timer
Remote control included
In the Box
Pioneer VSX-523-K 5.1-Channel AV Receiver
  • Setup Microphone
  • Remote Control
  • 2 x AAA Batteries (for Remote)
  • FM Wire Antenna
  • AM Loop Antenna
  • CD-ROM Owner's Manual
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Channels 5.1
    Amplification Direct Energy
    DAC Type 192 kHz / 24-bit
    DSP Digital Core Engine with Texas Instruments Aureus
    Power Output 140 W per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 1% THD, 1-ch driven)
    80 W per channel (20 Hz - 20 kHz, 0.08% THD @ 8 ohms FTC)
    Inputs HDMI x 4
    AV (composite) x 2
    Digital coaxial x 1 (assignable)
    Digital optical x 1 (assignable)
    Audio x 1 (assignable)
    USB x 1 (iPod/iPhone/iPad/USB drive)
    MCACC setup mic input x 1
    Outputs HDMI x 1
    Monitor (composite) x 1
    Subwoofer pre-out x 1
    Headphone jack x 1
    Speaker jacks x 5 (5-channels)
    Dolby / DTS Decoding Dolby TrueHD
    Dolby Pro Logic IIz
    Dolby Digital Plus
    DTS-HD Master Audio
    DTS Neo:6
    Power Requirements AC 120 V / 60 Hz
    Power Consumption (Operating) 415 W
    Power Consumption (Standby) 0.1 W
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 17.1 x 6.6 x 13.1" (43.5 x 16.8 x 33.2 cm)
    Weight 18.25 lb (8.3 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 21.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 20.1 x 16.4 x 9.3"
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