Pioneer Vsx-523-K 5.1Ch Av Receiver W/3D/4K Pass.
• 5–Channel Discrete Amplifier Design.
• iPhone® 5 & iPad® Mini USB Audio Input.
• MCACC Automation Room Calibration.
• 4 HDMI® Inputs.
Continuing to lead the way in Apple® connectivity, the VSX-523-K's front USB input now supports music playback and control for the new iPhone® 5 and iPad mini. The VSX-523 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.
Expanded HDMI Connectivity and Switching Functionality
The VSX-523-K features four HDMI® inputs, providing connectivity for all your sources like Blu-ray Disc 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.
ECO Mode goes far beyond the conventional wisdom about "green" electronics, with a standby power consumption of only 0.1 watt when enabled. 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-523-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®.
The VSX-523-K also 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.
• Amplifier Design: Discrete Direct Energy.
• Channels: 5.1
• Power Output Per Channel (20Hz-20kHz,.08%THD@8ohm): 80.
• Power Output Per Channel (1kHz,1%THD@6ohm): 140.
• Made for iPod & iPhone Certified
• Supported Apple Devices: iPad mini, iPhone 5,iPhone 4S, iPhone 4,iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPod touch 5G/4G/3G/2G/1G, iPod classic, iPod nano 7G/6G/5G/4G/3G.
• Digital Core DSP Engine: Texas Instruments Aureus.
• DAC: 192kHz / 24-Bit.
• iPod Digital Audio.
• Music File Playback: 48kHz / 16-Bit MP3, WMA, ACC Via USB.
• Dolby True HD.
• Dolby Digital Plus.
• Dolby Pro-Logic IIz.
• DTS-HD Master Audio.
• HDMI SACD Transfer: 2 Channel.
• Soundfield Calibration: Phase Control, MCACC (Auto), 5 EQ Bands, Symmetric EQ, MCACC Memory (1), Distance Adjustment: 0.1 Feet.
• Listening Modes: Auto Surround, Stream Direct (Direct, Pure Direct), Advanced Surround (9+1 Mode DSP), Front Stage Surround Advance, Headphone Surround.
• Audio Features: DSD to PCM Converter (2 Channel), Auto Level Control (2 Channel), Advanced Sound Retriever (2 Channel), Midnight Listening, Loudness, Tone Control (2 Channel), Sound Delay (Lip Sync) - 9 Frame.
• Video Processing: 4K Ultra HD Pass-Through, 3-D Ready, Audio Return Channel, HDMI Standby Through (with Input Switch / Last Memory), HDMI 36-bit Deep Colour, HDMI x.v. Colour.
• Connectivity: HDMI x 4 In, HDMI x 1 Out, Composite A/V Input x 2, Composite A/V Output x 1,
iPod / iPhone (USB), USB Memory Input x 1, Analog Audio Input x 3 (1 assignable), Digital Input x 2, Pre-Amp Output .1 ch (SW), Headphone Output, Front A/V Input (USB - Audio Only), AM/FM Presets (30 Preset AM / FM Tuner).
• Dimensions: 17-1/8" W x 6-5/8" H x 13-1/16" D , Weight 18.4 lbs.