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.
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.
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.
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
The VSX-831 will support FireConnect™ Powered by Blackfire* with a future firmware update. FireConnect is a stable wireless protocol that streams audio from a compatible Pioneer AV Receiver to a compatible Pioneer wireless speaker**. Enjoy Bluetooth audio, front USB audio files and internet radio from the FireConnect compatible Pioneer AV receiver to an optional FireConnect compatible Pioneer wireless speaker(s)** located in another room(s).
* Multi-room Audio is realized by FireConnect technology. FireConnect is a technology of Blackfire Research Corp, USA. We cannot guarantee that the AV Receiver will support all devices incorporating FireConnect technology. Not all Fireconnect compatible devices work on all AV Receivers.
**Optional future 2016 Pioneer Wireless Speakers required.
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.