Pioneer VSX-S520 5.1-Channel Network A/V Receiver

Pioneer VSX-S520 5.1-Channel Network A/V Receiver

Pioneer VSX-S520 5.1-Channel Network A/V Receiver

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Pioneer VSX-S520 5.1-Channel Network A/V Receiver

Pioneer VSX-S520 5.1-Channel Network A/V Receiver

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Product Highlights

  • Up to 50W per Channel at 4 Ohms
  • MCACC Sound Optimization
  • 4K Ultra HD Upscaling and Pass-Through
  • HDMI with 3D and Audio Return Channel
  • 4 x HDMI-In / 1 x HDMI-Out
  • Built-In Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Apple AirPlay Connectivity
  • Front-Panel USB Connectivity
  • GUI On-Screen Display
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Pioneer VSX-S520 overview

  • 1Description

Achieve 4K Ultra HD pass-through with 3D support via HDMI with the Pioneer VSX-S520 5.1-Channel Network A/V Receiver. It produces up to 50W of power per channel at 4 Ohms for room-filling sound. MCACC sound optimization will allow you to tailor the sound to your room's specific acoustics. Built-in Bluetooth connectivity allows you to listen to music wirelessly from your favorite Bluetooth-capable device and AirPlay will allow you to connect to your compatible iOS devices. You can also attach a USB drive to the USB port on the front panel to play your MP3, WMA, AAC files, and more.

The VSX-S520 is equipped with four HDMI inputs and one HDMI output. The HDMI output supports ARC for the reproduction of TV-based audio, such as your TV's built-in Netflix or Hulu apps. It also features an on-screen GUI for simplified setup and control. You can also control it with the iOS- and Android-compatible Pioneer Remote app.

Audio Features
  • Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II
  • DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD Express, DTS Neo:6 5.1
  • Dolby Atmos and DTS:X support with future firmware update
  • DSD playback via network/USB (5.6 MHz/2-channel, 2.8 MHz/2-channel)
  • DSD disc (SACD) playback via HDMI (2.8 MHz/5.1-channel, 2-channel)
  • Digital Core Engine with Cirrus Logic (Quad Core)
  • HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
  • MCACC Auto Room Tuning: Phase Control, Subwoofer EQ (4 Band)
  • Advanced Sound Retriever (2-channel)
  • Advanced Surround Modes: Classical, Unplugged, Entertainment Show, Drama, Advanced Game, Action, Rock/Pop, Sports, Extended Stereo, Extended Mono, Front Stage Surround, Auto Surround
Video Features
  • Ultra HD pass-through with HDCP 2.2 (4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit, 4K/24p/4:4:4/36-bit, 4K/60p/4:2:0/36-bit)
  • HDR and BT.2020 support
  • Ultra HD upscaling (1080p, 4K)
  • 3D ready (Blu-ray Disc, broadcast, and games)
  • Deep Color (36-bit), x.v.Color
Home Network Features
  • FireConnect technology (powered by Blackfire Research, available via a future firmware update; requires compatible speakers) – Wireless protocol that mirrors some audio sources, such as Bluetooth audio, front USB audio files, and Internet radio
  • Google Cast available via a future firmware update
  • Apple AirPlay Certified
  • Pandora, Spotify, TIDAL (via future firmware update), and DEEZER (via future firmware update) music streaming services ready
  • Internet radio (TuneIn)
  • Hi-Res audio file playback via USB/network: Up to 192 kHz/24-bit ALAC, AIFF, FLAC, WAV; 5.6/2.8 MHz DSD Playback
Convenience Features
  • Built-in Wi-Fi (Dual-band 5 GHz/2.4 GHz)
  • Built-in Bluetooth wireless technology (Version 4.1, A2DP/AVRCP, SBC/AAC)
  • Works with Pioneer Remote App for iOS/Android
  • GUI with System/Network Setup Menu
  • Auto Power Off in HDMI Standby Through mode
  • FM tuner with 40 presets
  • Sleep Timer
  • Remote control designed for user friendliness
UPC: 889951000471
In the Box
Pioneer VSX-S520 5.1-Channel Network A/V Receiver
  • Remote Control
  • 2 x AAA Batteries
  • Speaker Setup Microphone
  • Indoor FM Antenna
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Pioneer VSX-S520 specs

    Power Output 50 W per channel at 4 Ohms, 1 kHz, 1% THD, 2-channel driven FTC
    80 W per channel at 4 Ohms, 1 kHz, 1% THD, 1-channel driven FTC
    No. of Channels 5.1
    Amplifier Type Class D
    Impedance 4 to 8 Ohms
    Audio Processing
    Dolby Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II
    Dolby Atmos with future firmware update
    DTS DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD Express, DTS Neo:6 5.1
    DTX:X with future firmware update
    USB Support MP3, WMA, WAV, AIFF, AAC, FLAC, Apple Lossless, DSD, Dolby TrueHD
    Phase Control Yes
    Surround Modes Classical, Unplugged, Entertainment Show, Drama, Advanced Game, Action, Rock/Pop, Sports, Extended Stereo, Extended Mono, Front Stage Surround, Auto Surround
    HDMI SACD/DSD Support 2.8 MHz / 5.1-channel, 2-channel
    ARC (Audio Return Channel) Yes
    Video Processing
    Pass-Through 4K, 60p, 4:4:4, 24-bit
    4K, 24p, 4:4:4, 36-bit
    4K, 60p, 4:2:0, 36-bit
    3D Support 3D ready
    Deep Color / x.v. Color Support Yes / Yes
    AM/FM Tuner No/Yes
    FM Station Presets 40
    OSD Languages English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Swedish
    Auto Power Off Yes
    Sleep Timer Yes
    Analog Inputs 3 x Stereo RCA audio in (1 phono)
    Digital Inputs 4 x HDMI with HDCP 2.2
    1 x Digital coaxial
    1 x Optical TOSLINK
    1 x USB (front)
    Analog Outputs 1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Headphone
    Digital Outputs 1 x HDMI with ARC
    Speaker Connectors 6 x Spring clip pairs (front L/R, center, surround L/R, subwoofer)
    1 x RCA subwoofer pre-out
    Other Ports 1 x Ethernet LAN in
    1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) setup mic in (front)
    1 x FM Antenna in
    Bluetooth Version 4.1
    Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP
    Bluetooth Codecs SBC/AAC
    Wi-Fi Dual-band 5 / 2.4 GHz
    Power Requirements 100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
    Power Consumption Typical: 60 W
    Standby: 0.2 W
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 17.1 x 2.8 x 12.8" (43.4 x 7.1 x 32.5 cm)
    Weight 8.8 lb (4 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 11.5 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 21.5 x 15.5 x 7.5"

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