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Pioneer Elite Black 7.1 Channel Multi-Zone Networked AV Receiver - VSX-43

Abt Model: VSX43 | UPC Code: 884938206129
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VSX43 - Pioneer Elite Black 7.1 Channel Multi-Zone Networked AV Receiver

The Pioneer Elite VSX43 brings an effective 7.1 channel multi-zone networked AV receiver that's perfect for your home theater system. The Dolby TrueHD/Dolby Pro Logic brings a real-life experience to your favorite programming. With HDMI connectivity, you can plug in your favorite components and connect them effortlessly through a single receiver. Shop the Pioneer Elite VSX43 at Abt Electronics!



  • Channels: 7
  • Amplification Type: Direct Energy
  • 140 W/ch (6 ohms 1 kHz 1 % 1ch Driven)
  • 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 (ARC)
  • Pioneer Auto MCACC® Room Calibration
  • Pioneer Sound Enhancements
    • Phase Control
    • Advanced Sound Retriever® (2ch)
    • Sound Retriever AIR
  • Advanced Surround Modes
    • Action, Drama, Advanced Game, Sports, Classical, Rock/Pop
    • Front Stage Surround, Extended Stereo
    • Phones Surround
    • ECO Mode 1, ECO Mode 2


  • HDMI 6 in/1 out
  • 3D Ready (Blu-ray DiscTM, Broadcast, and Games)
  • Deep Color (36-bit), x.v. ColorTM
  • Ultra HD (4K) Pass Through

Home Network

  • AirPlay Wireless Audio
  • DLNA Certified® (1.5)
  • HTC Connect Certified
  • Compatible with Windows 7®
  • Music File Playback via LAN/USB (AIFF, Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, MP3, WMA, AAC)
    • 192 kHz/24-Bit Audio playback (AIFF, WAV, FLAC)
  • Gapless Playback for AIFF, Apple Lossless, WAV, and FLAC
  • Pandora® Internet Radio*
  • Internet Radio with vTuner®


  • iPod® Digital Transmission via Front USB Terminal
  • AndroidTM Audio/Video Playback with MHL® 2.0
  • Charges iPod, iPhone®, and iPad®
  • Powered ZONE 2 Audio
  • Front Bi-Amp
  • ControlApp** Ready (iOS and Android OS)
  • Air Jam App** Ready (iOS and Android OS) (optional AS-BT200 adapter required)
    • Share music and create playlists via Bluetooth® connection
  • Firmware Update via Internet or USB
  • Graphical User Interface (GUI) with Album Artwork (HDMI only)
  • Auto Power Down
  • AM/FM Tuner 30 Presets
  • Sleep Timer
  • Preset Remote Control


Rear Terminals

  • HDMI 5 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 Component 1 out
  • Monitor Composite 1 out
  • Preout 1 SW out
  • Bluetooth Adapter Port for AS-BT200
  • IR 1 in/1 out
  • 12 V Trigger (150 mA)

Front Terminals

  • HDMI 1 in (assignable, MHL compatible)
  • USB 1 in for iPod, iPhone, and iPad, or USB drive
  • Video (Composite) 1 in for iPod, iPhone, and iPad
  • MCACC Setup MIC in
  • Headphone 1 out


  • Power Requirements: AC 120 V 60 Hz
  • Power Consumption/Standby with HDMI Control off: 520 W/0.1 W

Approximate Dimensions:

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

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 20.44 lbs
  • Shipping: 24 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 2 Year Parts and Labor
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Key Features
80 Watts Power Output At 8 Ohm/ 3D And 4K Ultra HD Pass-Through/ 6 HDMI Inputs With MHL 2.0 Compatibility/ Pandora And vTuner Music Services Built-In/ Dolby TrueHD And DTS-HD Master Audio Decoding/ Digital Core Engine With Texas Instruments Aureus DSP/ 192 kHz/24-Bit DAC/ Front Bi-Amp/ HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)/ Deep Color (36-Bit)/ x.v. Color/ AirPlay Wireless Audio/ HTC Connect/ DLNA/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Pioneer VSX-43 from Abt Electronics
  • Abt.com is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Pioneer VSX-43 is Brand New.
  • The Pioneer VSX-43 Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Apple AirPlayNo
Watts Per Channel80
AM/FM PresetYes
Bluetooth CompatibilityYes
Satellite Radio ReadyNo
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityYes
Decoders/EncodersDolby TrueHD/Pro Logic IIz/Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD Master Audio/DTS Neo:6
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Composite, Coaxial, Optical, Analog Audio, USB, Ethernet
Output ConnectorsHDMI, Monitor Component, Monitor Composite, Preout, IR
THX CertificationNo
Number of HDMI Outputs1
USB Ports1
Weight (lbs)20.4
Parts Warranty2 Years
Labor Warranty2 Years


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