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Pioneer VSX-831 AV Receiver

Brand: Pioneer
Product Code: VSX-831
Reward Points: 799
Availability: In Stock
Price: R7,990.00
Price in reward points: 7990

Pioneer VSX-831 AV Receiver

VSX-831
5.2-Channel AV Receiver with MCACC®, built-in Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®

  • Full Bandwidth HDMI (4K UltraHD 60P/4:4:4) and HDCP 2.2
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® Wireless Technology
  • Pioneer’s exclusive audio calibration system: MCACC
  • 140 W/ch (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.9 %, 1ch Driven FTC)
  • 80 W/ch (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, THD 0.08 %, 2ch Driven FTC)

CRANK UP YOUR AUDIO EXPERIENCE
Introducing an advanced level of home audio enjoyment from Pioneer, the VSX-831 AV Receiver. Incorporating a new array of innovative technology, the VSX-831 features Pioneer’s unique automatic sound adjustment process, Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration System (MCACC)i for in-room fine-tuning. Connect to all your favorite music connect to all your favorite music sources with support for the latest dual band Wi-Fi network connection to stream Google Cast®*, TuneIn®*, DEEZER®* or TIDAL*. The new 384/32 DAC providing superior playback of all resolutions of music from MP3s to Hi-Res audio files.
*Future Firmware Update Required
DEEZER Service only available in Canada, not available in the U.S.

 
FEEL THE POWER OF THE MUSIC

Pioneer upgraded the VSX-831 with a robust 5.2-channel receiver featuring a 140 watt/channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1.0 %, 1ch Driven) to ensure you have the ultimate musical experience.

 
AMP UP THE LOW END

As an innovative solution for phase lag between the subwoofer and main L+R speakers, Phase Control compensates for delayed bass to improve sound synchronization. As a result, it makes LFE more dynamic and achieves clear reproduction of sound in the mid and high frequency bands.

 
NEW DAC

With a high-grade 384kHz/32bit DAC (digital to analog convert AK4458) produced by AKM, the VSX-831 delivers clear, delicate audio reproduction provided by the unique digital filter that achieves extremely low distortion.

 
Dolby Vision
Dolby Vision transforms your TV experience with dramatic imaging—incredible brightness, contrast, and color that bring entertainment to life before your eyes. This receiver will transmit Dolby Vision* signals and metadata in passthrough mode from source to your display. Learn more about Dolby Vision.
*Via firmware update expected by end of December 2017.

MCACC®i—THE IDEAL ACOUSTIC ENVIRONMENT FOR SURROUND SOUND

Pioneer’s MCACC (Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration System), helps you create the optimum acoustic environment in any room in the house. Developed with the expertise of professional recording studios, MCACC lets you create the ideal acoustic environment. With a custom microphone, the system automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes response. Whether you’re watching the latest Hollywood blockbuster or enjoying high-resolution music, MCACC will make sure your home theater sounds its best.

 
JOIN THE WIRELESS REVOLUTION
Built-in Dual Band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless technology

The VSX-831 lets you enjoy music wirelessly from iPhone®, BlackBerry®, AndroidTM, PC, laptop or any other compatible sources via built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technology. With two antennas providing Dual Band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz and 5GHz), you have a much greater network range and throughput.

 
Chromecast Built-in

Included for the very first time in a Pioneer AV Receiver, the VSX-831 will feature Chromecast Built-in*, the underlying technology behind Chromecast. Use your mobile device to play back your favorite music, radio or podcasts through the VSX-831---controlling the audio from anywhere in the house by using Cast-enabled apps available for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Mac and Windows PCs and Chromebook.
*Future Firmware Update Required

 
Multi-room Audio Offers a Variety of Ways to Enjoy Music
FlareConnect™* shares audio from network and external audio input sources between compatible components. Enjoy effortless multi-room playback of LP records, CDs, network music services, and more with supported components and speaker systems. Music selection, speaker grouping, and playback management across the home are built into the Pioneer Remote App**.
* Sharing audio from external inputs is enabled with a future firmware update. External audio inputs supporting FlareConnect may differ depending on model. Please consult individual product specification for more information.
** Download free from the App Store or Google Play.

ULTRAHD (4K) AND HDR COMPATIBILITY

The VSX-831 supports full bandwidth HDMI 4K/60p/4:4:4 24-bit video signal transmission with HDCP 2.2 (High-bandwidth Digital Copy Protection) technology, ensuring compatibility with the many upcoming UltraHD (4K) sources and televisions sets, ready for the next generation HDR (High Dynamic Range) and BT.2020 video standards. Super Resolution’ Ultra-high-resolution 4K upscaling technologies have been incorporated to upscale ‘standard’ HD-quality content to the quality of a 4K video signal.

 
SUPPORT FOR THE LATEST CODECS
Hi-Res Audio Support

Now that the Hi-Res audio revolution is becoming more mainstream, the VSX-831 now supports the emerging standards including: 192kHz / 24-bit high-resolution FLAC, WAV, AIFF and Apple lossless file formats as well as DSD (2.8/5.6MHz) *8 files.

 
Uncompressed HD audio

VSX-831 supports a wide range of high-definition audio formats including Dolby® TrueHD® and DTS-HD® to ensure you get the audio experience the way the artist intended.

 

SPECIFICATIONS:

POWER
Amplifier Design
Discrete Direct Energy
Channels
5.2
Power Output: Watts per Channel (20Hz-20kHz,.08%THD@8ohm 2ch Driven)
80 Watts
Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz,1%THD@6ohm 1ch Driven)
140 Watts
Estimated Power Consumption/Network Standby off
380 W/0.1 W (standby)

HANDHELD AND INTERNET
AirPlay
Yes
HTC Connect
-
Made for iPhone and iPod
AirPlay Only
iOS/Android Remote Control APP
iControlAV5
TIDAL Music Streaming Service Ready
Yes (with future firmware update)
Streaming Audio From PC/Network
Yes
Pandora Internet Radio
Yes
Internet Radio
TuneIn Radio
DECODERS & FORMATS
Digital Core DSP Engine
Cirrus Logic (Quad Core) x1
Audio DACs
384 kHz/32Bit (AK4458)
Audio Processing
32Bit
iPod Digital Audio
-
Music File Playback
MP3, WMA, AAC, Apple Lossless*, WAV*, FLAC*, AIFF, DSD via USB and Network (*up to 192kHz/24-bit)
High-Definition Copy Protection (HDCP)
2.2
Dolby Atmos
-
Dolby TrueHD
Yes
Dolby Digital Plus
Yes
DTS:X
-
DTS-HD Master Audio
Yes
DTS Neural:X
-
DTS Neo:X
-
HDMI SACD Transfer
Multi-Channel

SOUNDFIELD CALIBRATION
Phase Control
Yes
MCACC
Yes
MCACC Memory
1
Standing Wave Control
-
EQ Bands
9-Band
Symmetric EQ
Yes
X-Curve
Yes
Distance Adjustment
0.1 feet
Polarity Check
-
Auto Subwoofer Crossover
Yes

LISTENING MODES
Auto Surround
Yes
Stream Direct
Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
Advanced Surround
12
Wide Surround
-
Front Stage Surround Advance
Yes
Headphone Surround
-
Virtual Speakers
-

AUDIO FEATURES
Dialog Enhancement
-
Advanced Sound Retriever
Yes
DSD Music File
2ch(2.8MHz / 5.6MHz)
Sound Retriever AIR
-
Digital Noise Reduction
-
Tone Control
Multi
Sound Delay (Lip Sync)
500 ms @ 48k/ 400 ms @ 96k/ 200 ms @ 192k
Speaker A/B
-
Bi-Amp
Yes

VIDEO PROCESSING
4K Ultra HD Pass-Through
Yes
4K Ultra HD Video Scaler
Yes (1080p to 4K)
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
Video Processor
-
Video Converter to HDMI
-
HDMI to HDMI Video Scaler
4K Ultra HD (for 1080p)
Component Video Scaler
-
Composite Video Scaler
-
Pure Cinema I/P Converter
-
Advanced Video Adjustment
-
3D Noise Reduction
-
Super Resolution
Yes

CONNECTIVITY
HDMI Input / Output
6 In (Rear) / 1 Out
MHL 2
-
Wi-Fi Built-In
Yes (5GHz/2.4GHz)
Bluetooth Built-In
Yes
Wireless Adapter Port
-
Bluetooth Adapter Port
-
Component Video Input / Output
-
Composite A/V Input / Output
2 In
iPhone / iPod / USB Memory Input
USB Memory
USB Terminal
Front USB
Ethernet Input
Yes
Analog Audio Inputs / Output
3 In
Digital Audio Inputs / Output
2 In (Optical 1, Coaxial1)
Pre-Amp Output
0.2 ch
Headphone Output
Yes
Front A/V Inputs
USB
AM/FM Presets
40

INSTALLATION
On-Screen Display
Icon-based Graphical User Interface (GUI)
Auto Power Down
Yes
Multi-Room and Source Output
-
IR Serial Remote In/Out
-
Multi-Zone On-Screen Display
-
FL Dimmer
Yes
Function Rename
Yes
Remote
Yes
Sleep Timer
Yes

CONSTRUCTION
Front Panel
Brushed
Speaker Terminals
5 Large


WARRANTY
Warranty
1 Year Parts & Labor

DIMENSIONS
W x H x D (inches)
Wi-Fi Antenna's Up
17.1 x 9.8 x 14.3
W x H x D (inches)
17.1 x 6.8 x 14.6
Weight
19.8 lbs

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