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Pioneer VSX-521

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Pioneer VSX-521-K

The Pioneer VSX-521-K is a 2.1-Channel AV receiver that was launched in March 2011. Featuring Pioneer’s redesigned front panel, this AV receiver features has several new features that will interest both music listeners and fans of home theater systems. It is compatible to be used with several Apple devices including iPads, iPhones and iPods using a USB/video cable. Several Apple devices can also be used to control this receiver. Pioneer also offers the Auto Level Control and 4 HDMI…

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Pioneer VSX-521-K

The Pioneer VSX-521-K is a 2.1-Channel AV receiver that was launched in March 2011. Featuring Pioneer’s redesigned front panel, this AV receiver features has several new features that will interest both music listeners and fans of home theater systems. It is compatible to be used with several Apple devices including iPads, iPhones and iPods using a USB/video cable. Several Apple devices can also be used to control this receiver. Pioneer also offers the Auto Level Control and 4 HDMI inputs. It features the Sound Retriever AIR technology that enhances Bluetooth audio. It has an intuitive on-screen menu. The VSX-521 can obtain wireless Bluetooth audio from virtually any A2DP profile Bluetooth device. Pioneer features Audio Return Channel and HDMI Standby Through. It comes with one year warranty. It measures 17.16 x 6.6 x 14.27 inches and weighs 19.8 lbs.

Features

The Pioneer VSX-521-K 2.1-Channel AV receiver comes with a range of interesting features for consumers. The device can be plugged in using a USB/video cable and by a simple plug-and-play integration with the user’s home theater. Calls can be made and received the Apple device is connected to the receiver. There’s Pioneer’s Auto Level Control that is featured on this AV receiver. It features Audio Return Channel and HDMI Standby Through. It has Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio Decoders. It also features the latest Dolby Pro Logic IIz. Other features include Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration system (MCACC). There are 4 In / 1 Out (Rear) (Composite A/V Input / Output), 2 In (Component Video Input / Output) and 4 In (Rear) / 1 Out (HDMI Input / Output). It has a Bluetooth Adapter Port that supports Optional AS-BT200 or AS-BT100. It has 3 In Digital Inputs / Output. It has 2.1 Ch (SW, SB/FH) Pre-Amp Output. It has a headphone output. It features 30 Preset AM / FM Tuner.

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