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Pioneer Black AV Receiver - VSX-520-K

Abt Model: VSX520K | UPC Code: 884938108843
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5.1-Channel/ 3-D Ready/ Bluetooth Capability With Optional Bluetooth Adapter/ Dolby ProLogic IIz/ HDMI/ 3 Inputs/ Black Finish
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Pioneer Black AV Receiver - VSX520K

There's only one way to get closer to an artist's true intent--and that's to get as close as possible to exactly what the artist created. With this in mind, Pioneer ushers in an entirely new era of high definition stereophonic performance. From enjoying the very best 1080p high definition picture available to hearing every last nuance with award-winning audio capabilities, Pioneer's range of receivers offers nothing less than a miraculous performance at every level. And with an ever-increasing list of connectivity and integration options as well, these receivers will also guarantee to get you closer to the original experience than ever before.

The Pioneer VSX-520-K delivers amazing home theater performance in an elegant package at a surprising value. With connectivity options for all your latest high-definition home theater components, the VSX-520-K takes it a step further with support for the latest high-definition audio formats, and support for your portable devices via a front panel mini-jack input and compatibility with Bluetooth sources (using the optional AS-BT100 adapter, sold separately).

Key Features:

  • 5.1-Channel 3-D Ready A/V Receiver
  • Bluetooth ready with optional Pioneer AS-BT100 Bluetooth Adapter
  • HDMI® (V.1.4 with 3D) - 3 Inputs / 1 Output
  • Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio Decoders

Features:

Release Your Smartphone's Music with the AS-BT100 Bluetooth Adapter (sold separately)
Pioneer's latest line of receivers doesn't just play well with your home theater components like HDTVs and Blu-ray players. For wireless connectivity, add a Pioneer AS-BT100 Bluetooth adapter (sold separately) to release your music from your iPhone®, Blackberry®, or Android® smartphone as well as other Bluetooth-enabled sources like laptops. And the VSX-520-K's Advanced Sound Retriever technology makes sure that even your compressed MP3s are brought back to near

The Latest HDMI Technology Gets You Ready for 3-D
All of Pioneer's latest receivers support the latest HDMI specification, meaning that you're not just getting the most out of your existing movies and music, you're preparing for the next generation of 3-D video content with the VSX-520-K. And with 3 HDMI inputs, you've got plenty of connectivity options for the growing number of high-definition sources available today.
There's only one way to get closer to an artist's true intent--and that's to get as close as possible to exactly what the artist created. With this in mind, Pioneer ushers in an entirely new era of high definition stereophonic performance. From enjoying the very best 1080p high definition picture available to hearing every last nuance with award-winning audio capabilities, Pioneer's range of receivers offers nothing less than a miraculous performance at every level. And with an ever-increasing list of connectivity and integration options as well, these receivers will also guarantee to get you closer to the original experience than ever before.

The Pioneer VSX-520-K delivers amazing home theater performance in an elegant package at a surprising value. With connectivity options for all your latest high-definition home theater components, the VSX-520-K takes it a step further with support for the latest high-definition audio formats, and support for your portable devices via a front panel mini-jack input and compatibility with Bluetooth sources (using the optional AS-BT100 adapter, sold separately).

True-to-Life, High-Definition Audio and New Dolby Pro Logic IIz
Of course all the latest Pioneer receivers support high-definition audio formats like Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Audio to give your Blu-ray Disc® movies a soundtrack that's true-to-life. But Pioneer adds an extra dimension with support for Dolby Pro Logic IIz across its entire 2010 line of receivers, which adds a "height" channel for an even more immersive experience.

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 28 lbs

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    Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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    ColorBlack
    Channels5
    Watts Per Channel80W/ channel
    AM/FM Preset30 Tuner Presets
    Bluetooth CompatibilityYes With Optional Pioneer AS-BT100 Bluetooth Adapter (Sold Separately)
    iPod CompatibilityNo
    Decoders/EncodersYes
    Input Connectors3 HDMI
    THX CertificationNo
    Height6.23"
    Width16.55"
    Depth13.71"
    Weight (lbs)19.6 lbs
      

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    Pioneer Black AV Receiver
     
    4.0

    (based on 1 review)

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    4.0

    Happy with my new receiver.

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    from New York City

    About Me Audiophile, Movie Enthusiast, Practical

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate Controls
    • Energy Efficient
    • Excellent sound imaging
    • Good Power Output
    • Good Remote Control
    • Great Sound Quality
    • Great surround decoding

    Cons

    • Difficult To Set Up
    • Set-up requires patience

    Best Uses

    • Basic Systems
    • Home Theater
    • Smaller Rooms

    Comments about Pioneer Black AV Receiver:

    This replaces a seven-year-old Sony ES series receiver. This Pioneer sounds better! Technology evolves so fast- seven years is an eternity. I use it as a 5.1 Home Theater and stereo. The new HDMI cables allow for full HD, which is a huge step up from my old setup. I also run an optical cable from my iMac to the receiver via a Xitel Pro-Hi-Fi link so I can play my entire music library in digital. Eventually I suppose I'll stream wirelessly, but I don't have that set-up yet. Until I do, this will more than suffice.

    Service and delivery comments:

    I ordered this in the hopes I'd get it in time for the Superbowl. Initially, I received a message saying it was backordered. It looked iffy, but when I called to change my order to a Yamaha, the Pioneer had just gotten in and had shipped out already. I got it in plenty of time and am very happy with the product. The receiver came double-boxed- arrived in perfect condition. The service was excellent.

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