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Pioneer VSX-821

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Pioneer VSX-821-K

The Pioneer VSX-821-K is a 5.1-Channel AV receiver that was launched in March 2011. It happens to be the first AV receiver that is designed for iPads. 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. It has a Bluetooth Adapter Port that supports Optio…

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Pioneer VSX-821-K

The Pioneer VSX-821-K is a 5.1-Channel AV receiver that was launched in March 2011. It happens to be the first AV receiver that is designed for iPads. 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. It has a Bluetooth Adapter Port that supports Optional AS-BT200. It features HDMI (4 In / 1 Out) with 3D, ARC Deep Color, x.v.Color. The VSX-821 can obtain wireless Bluetooth audio from virtually any A2DP profile Bluetooth device. It features the Sound Retriever AIR technology that enhances Bluetooth audio. It features an intuitive on-screen menu.

Features

The Pioneer VSX-821-K 5.1-Channel AV receiver comes with a range of interesting features for consumers. The receiver can be used to view several data related to the song on a connected display such as song title, artist and album art. 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. It has Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio Decoders. It also features the latest Dolby Pro Logic IIz. There’s one front USB memory, 5 In (Front 1, Rear 4) / 1 out (Composite A/V Input / Output), 2 In (Component Video Input / Output) and 4 In (Rear) / 1 Out (HDMI Input / Output). Other features include Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration system (MCACC) and Auto Level Control. It features Audio Return Channel and HDMI Standby Through.

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