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Pioneer 5.1 Channel Black AV Receiver With HDMI 2.0 - VSX-524-K

Abt Model: VSX524K | UPC Code: 884938257961
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Pioneer 5.1 Channel Black AV Receiver With HDMI 2.0 - VSX-524-K

With 140 Watts (1 kHz 1 % THD @ 6 Ohms) 1ch Driven or 80 Watts (20Hz-20kHz .08% THD @ 8 Ohms) per channel of clear audio reproduction and advanced new technologies such as 4K Ultra-High Definition Pass Through and an energy-saving ECO Mode, the new VSX-524-K is the perfect entry-level receiver to introduce Pioneer’s heritage of quality sound reproduction and innovative technology in your home entertainment system.


  • HDMI 2.0
    Offering 4 HDMI HDMI 2.0 inputs, the VSX-524-K handles 4K2K Ultra HD video at 60 frames per seconds. 4K Ultra HD is the latest high-definition video display format, with four times the resolution of 1080p. Ready to deliver 4K Ultra HD video signals to a compatible display, the Pioneer VSX-524-K supports home theater systems dedicated to producing the highest quality picture available today. HDMI 2.0 is also backwards compatible with earlier versions of HDMI. The VSX-524-K provides connectivity for all your sources like Blu-ray DiscTM players, cable boxes, and gaming consoles. All four HDMI inputs support both 3D and new 4k Ultra HD content. Convenience features, such as, HDMI Standby Through is also supported allowing for your sources (cable box etc.) to pass through the receiver to the television even when it is in standby mode
  • Made for iPhone 5 Certification
    Continuing to lead the way in Apple® connectivity, the VSX-524-K’s front USB input now supports music playback and control for the new iPhone® 5 and iPad mini. VSX-524-K effortlessly brings all your entertainment sources together. Plug in a thumb drive into the front panel USB port and play back all your favorite music files, like MP3, WMA and AAC files
  • Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration (MCACC)
    The VSX-524-K features Pioneer's exclusive Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration system (MCACC), providing an optimized multi-channel listening experience by measuring every speaker's connection, noting its size and distance from the listening point, sound levels and timbre in order to calibrate, customize and maximize performance specifically for your room
  • Eco Mode
    The new, energy-saving ECO Mode found on all 2014 Pioneer AV receivers goes far beyond the conventional wisdom about "green" electronics, with a standby power consumption of only 0.1 watt when enabled. Our ECO Mode offers all of the convenience features of today’s modern AV receivers, including Network Standby and HDMI CEC support, while reducing power consumption in both on and standby modes, you can feel better about your entertainment experience without sacrificing power or features. The intelligent ECO Mode analyzes your sources in real time, adjusting power consumption accordingly to meet your needs, or you can choose the power-saving settings that are right for you
  • Powerful Sound Control
    The VSX-524-K supports the latest high-definition audio formats like Dolby® TrueHD® and DTS-HD® Master Audio to give your Blu-ray Disc soundtracks unsurpassed audio quality. Pioneer also includes all Dolby and DTS surround formats best suited for the wide variety of available entertainment sources, including online streaming services, such as Netflix® and Vudu®



  • Amplifier Design: Discrete Direct Energy
  • Channels: 5.1
  • Power Output: Watts per Channel (20Hz-20kHz,.08%THD@8ohm): 80 Watts x 5
  • Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz@8ohm): SC Model Power Rating Only
  • Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz,1%THD@6ohm): 140 Watts x 5
  • Estimated Power Consumption/Standby with HDMI Control off: 415 W/0.1 W (standby)

Handheld and Internet

  • Made for iPhone and iPod: Yes
  • Supported Apple Devices: iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5, iPhone 4s, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPhone, iPod touch 5G/4G/3G/2G/1G, iPod nano 7G/6G/5G/4G/3G (Audio Only)

Decoders & Formats

  • Digital Core DSP Engine: Texas Instruments Aureus
  • DAC: 192kHz / 24-Bit
  • iPod Digital Audio: Yes
  • Music File Playback: 48kHz / 16-Bit MP3, WMA, ACC Via USB
  • Dolby True HD: Yes
  • Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
  • DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
  • HDMI SACD Transfer: 2 Channel

Soundfield Calibration

  • Phase Control: Yes
  • MCACC: Auto
  • EQ Bands: 5-Band
  • Symmetric EQ: Yes
  • MCACC Memory: 1
  • Distance Adjustment: 0.1 Feet

Listening Modes

  • Auto Surround: Yes
  • Stream Direct: Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
  • Advanced Surround: 9 + 1
  • Front Stage Surround Advance: Yes
  • Headphone Surround: Yes


  • DSD to PCM Converter: 2 Channel
  • Auto Level Control: 2 Channel
  • Advanced Sound Retriever: 2 Channel
  • Midnight Listening: Yes
  • Loudness: Yes
  • Tone Control: 2 Channel
  • Sound Delay (Lip Sync): Yes (9 Frame)

Video Processing

  • 4K Ultra HD Pass-Through: Yes
  • 3-D Ready: Yes
  • Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • HDMI Standby Through: Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
  • HDMI 36-bit Deep Color: Yes
  • HDMI x.v. Color: Yes


  • HDMI Input / Output: 4 In (Rear) / 1 Out
  • Composite A/V Input / Output: 2 In
  • iPod/ iPhone: Yes (Audio Only)
  • Front USB Memory Input: 1 (Front)
  • Analog Audio Inputs / Output: 3 in (1 Assignable)
  • Digital Inputs / Output: 2 In
  • Pre-Amp Output: .1 Ch (SW)
  • Headphone Output: Yes
  • Front A/V Inputs: USB (Audio Only)
  • Power Save for HDMI Stand-by Through: Yes
  • AM/FM Presets: 30 Preset AM / FM Tuner


  • On-Screen Display: Analog Only
  • FL Demo Mode (Feature Flashing): Yes
  • Auto Power Down: Yes
  • ECO Mode: Yes
  • FL Dimmer: Yes
  • Remote: System Remote Control
  • Sleep Timer: 30, 60, 90 min.


  • Front Panel: Brushed
  • Speaker Terminals: 2 large + 3 clip

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 6.61"
  • Width: 17.13"
  • Depth: 13.07"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 18.25 lbs
  • Shipping: 22 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
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Key Features
80 Watts Per Channel/ Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Decoding/ DSD Disc (SACD) Playback Via HDMI (2.8MHz, 2ch)/ Digital Core Engine With Texas Instruments Aureus DSP/ 192 kHz/24-Bit DAC/ HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)/ Pioneer Auto MCACC Room Calibration/ 3D Ready/ Deep Color (36-Bit), x.v. Color/ Ultra HD Pass-Through/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the Pioneer VSX-524-K from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The Pioneer VSX-524-K is Brand New.
  • The Pioneer VSX-524-K Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
  • Abt ships this product for free!
Apple AirPlayNo
Watts Per Channel80
AM/FM PresetYes
Bluetooth CompatibilityOptional
Satellite Radio ReadyNo
3D ReadyYes
iPod CompatibilityYes
Decoders/EncodersDolby True HD, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD Master Audio
Input ConnectorsHDMI, Composite, USB, Analog Audio, Digital
Output ConnectorsHDMI, Headphone
THX CertificationNo
Number of HDMI Outputs1
USB Ports1
Weight (lbs)18.25
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year


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