The VSX-524-K is the very best example of an entry-level home theater receiver. Features are limited to the bare essentials and a few select creature comforts, with the engineering emphasis on high performance and a great user experience. For customers on a budget, or just uninterested in a lot of bells and whistles, the VSX-524-K is the gateway to Pioneer quality.
Top Notch AudioEven at its low price point the VSX-524-K has the latest sound reproduction features like Dolby TrueHD, Pro Logic II, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD, and DTS Neo:6. Feel confident with all these audio settings that your digital sound experience will be amazing. This Pioneer receiver sends a powerful 80 watts to each of the five channels for maximum listening levels. Fine tune your home theater with the MCACC room calibration system. By measuring your speakers connection, size and distance from listening point the multi-channel acoustic calibration system (MCACC) will optimize your listening experience for maximum performance. Plug your portable music device or thumb drive into the front USB port to play your favorite music through the 524; supported files are MP3, WMA, and ACC.
Visual MasteryWith four HDMI 2.0 inputs and one output the VSX-524-K can handle more than enough video sources for a moderate home theater setup. 4K Ultra HD is the most current high-definition video format with four times the resolution of 1080p. Supporting 4K Ultra HD and 3D means this Pioneer receiver displays your Blu-ray videos at peak performance through all four HDMI inputs.
Specifications: • Power output: 140 watts per channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, 1% THD, 1 channel driven), 80 watts x 5 (20-20,000 Hz, 0.08% THD @ 8 ohms FTC) • Supported home theater audio: Dolby® TrueHD®, Pro Logic® II, Dolby Digital® Plus, DTS-HD®, DTS Neo:6 • HDMI: 4-in / 1-out • D/A Converter 192 kHz / 24-bit • 3D ready • 4K Ultra HD pass-through • Dimensions: 17-18" W x 6-5/8" H x 13-1/16" D.