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Pioneer Elite 7.1 Channel Network Ready Black AV Receiver - VSX-42

Abt Model: VSX42 | UPC Code: 884938163514
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Product Details

Pioneer Elite 7.1 Channel Network Ready Black AV Receiver, Model VSX42



  • Channels: 7
  • Amplification Type: Direct Energy
  • 80 W/ch (20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.08 % @ 8 ohms FTC)


  • Dolby® TrueHD/Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz/Dolby Digital Plus
  • DTS-HD® Master Audio/DTS-ES/DTS Neo:6
  • Digital Core Engine with Texas Instruments Aureus™ DSP
  • 192 kHz/24-bit DAC
  • HDMI Audio Return Channel
  • Pioneer Auto MCACC® Room Calibration
  • Pioneer Sound Enhancements
    • Phase Control
    • Advanced Sound Retriever® (2ch)
    • Sound Retriever AIR
    • Auto Level Control (2ch)
    • Advanced Surround (9 + 1 Modes)
    • Front Stage Surround Advance
    • Headphones Surround


  • HDMI 6 in/1 out
  • 3D Ready (Blu-ray DiscTM, Broadcast, and Games)
  • Deep Color (36-bit), x.v. Color
  • 1080p Transferring
  • Video Conversion to HDMI

Home Network

  • AirPlay Compatible
  • DLNA Certified® (1.5)
  • Compatible with Windows® 7
  • Music File Playback via LAN/USB (WAV, MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC)
    • 192 kHz/24-Bit Audio playback (WAV, FLAC)
  • Pandora® INTERNET Radio
  • Internet Radio with vTuner®
  • ZONE 2 Analog Audio Out and Volume Control


  • iPod Digital Transmission via Front USB Terminal
  • Charges iPod/iPhone/iPad, USB & Video Cable Supplied
  • ControlApp Ready (iOS/Android)
  • Air Jam App Ready (iOS/Android) (optional AS-BT200 adapter required)
    • Share music and create playlists via Bluetooth connection
  • Firmware Update via USB
  • Graphic User Interface (GUI) with Album Artwork (HDMI only)
  • Auto Power Down
  • AM/FM Tuner 30 Presets
  • Sleep Timer
  • Preset Remote Control


Rear Terminals

  • HDMI 6 in/1 out
  • Ethernet 1 in
  • AV (Composite) 2 in
  • Audio 1 in (assignable)
  • Digital Coaxial 1 in (assignable)
  • Digital Optical 1 in (assignable)
  • Component Video 1 in (assignable)
  • Monitor Composite 1 out
  • ZONE 2 Analog Audio out and Volume Control
  • Preout 1 SW out
  • Speaker 9 ch out (FRONT, CENTER, SURROUND, SURROUND BACK, FH/ Speaker B)
  • Bluetooth Adapter Port for AS-BT200
  • IR 1 in/1 out
  • 12 V Trigger

Front Terminals

  • USB/iPod Video in
  • MCACC Setup MIC in
  • Headphone 1 out (shown on front page)


  • Power Requirements: AC 120 V 60 Hz
  • Power Consumption: 520 W/ 0.4 W (Standby/HDMI Setup Control: off)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 6.63"
  • Width: 17.13"
  • Depth: 13.5"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 20.44 lbs
  • Shipping: 25 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 2 Year Parts and Labor
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Key Features
80 Watts Per Channer/ Dolby TrueHD And DTS-HD Master Audio Decoding/ Digital Core Engine With Texas Instruments Aureus DSP/ 192 kHz/24-Bit DAC/ HDMI Audio Return Channel/ Auto MCACC Room Calibration/ 3D Ready/ Deep Color (36-bit), x.v. Color/ 1080p Transferring/ Video Conversion To HDMI/ AirPlay Compatible/ DLNA Certified (1.5)/ Compatible With Windows 7/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Hanover VSX-42 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Hanover VSX-42 is Brand New.
  • The Hanover VSX-42 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Watts Per Channel80
AM/FM Preset30 Presets
Bluetooth CompatibilityYes (Requires Optional Adapter)
Satellite Radio ReadyNo
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityYes
Input ConnectorsDigital, Front A/V, HDMI, Analog, Component Video, Component A/V
Output ConnectorsHDMI, Component, Composite
THX CertificationNo
Number of HDMI Outputs1
USB Ports1
Weight (lbs)20.44
Parts Warranty2 Year
Labor Warranty2 Year


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