Pioneer VSX-531-K 5.1 Channel 3D 4K Ultra HD AV Receiver

Model Number: VSX-531-K
Web Code: 10424984

Overview

Let the Pioneer VSX-531-K AV receiver help you create your ideal home theatre. It offers 5.1-channels of surround sound and features HDR video support and up to 4K Ultra HD at 60fps pass-through. It has 4 HDMI inputs, letting you connect a variety of sources, like your cable box and game consoles. It also has built-in Bluetooth for audio streaming.
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  • 5.1-channel receiver delivers a substantial 140 watts per channel (1kHz, 0.9%THD@6 ohm, 1ch driven) or 80 watts (20Hz – 20kHz, 0.8%THD@8ohms, 2ch driven) via a discrete amplifier for clear audio reproduction
  • 4 HDMI inputs support 4K Ultra HD video at up to 60fps and provides connectivity for all your audio-video sources like Blue-ray Disc players, cable boxes, and gaming consoles
  • Supports 3D signals, HDR video standards, and features HDCP 2.2 technology to ensure future copy protection compatibility
  • Phase Control technology eliminates phase lag, significantly improving the multi-channel sound without additional calibration
  • On Screen Display (OSD) puts basic information and initial settings on your screen as you make remote adjustments
  • Built-in Bluetooth makes it easy to stream music wirelessly from your iPhone, Android, PC, laptop or any other Bluetooth enabled audio source -- with faithful CD-quality sound and minimal latency
  • Front USB input lets you connect your favourite entertainment sources with plug and play simplicity; it supports MP3, WMA, and AAC files from any compatible USB memory stick
  • Advanced Sound Retriever restores the output integrity of compressed audio formats, such as WMA, MPEG-4 AAC, and MP3, reconstructing the subtle details lost during compression and helping improve the audio to CD quality
  • High-definition audio support includes Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus, and Dolby Pro Logic II, as well as DTS-HD Master Audio, and DTS Neo:6 -- advanced audio formats that add depth and dimension for a more lifelike listening experience
  • ECO Mode consumes only 0.1 watts of power on standby and analyzes sources in real time to adjust power consumption accordingly

Required accessories (sold separately)

  • Cables you'll need: HDMI (to connect the receiver to your TV) and speaker wire (for connecting the receiver to your speakers)
  • Optional cables: optical or coaxial cables (for digital audio) and RCA cables (for connecting older gear)

Audio Formats

Auro-3D
No
DTS:X
No
Dolby Atmos
No

Standby Features

HDMI Pass-Through Enabled
Yes
HDMI Pass-Through Power Consumption
12 W
4K Pass-Through Enabled
Yes
8K Pass-Through Enabled
No
3D Pass-Through Enabled
Yes

Dimensions

Width (Inches)
17.1 in
Height (Inches)
6.6 in
Depth (Inches)
13.1 in
Width
43.5 cm
Height
16.8 cm
Depth
32 cm
Weight
8 kg

Receiver Features

Number Of Channels
5.1
High Current
Yes
Illuminated Front-Panel Display
Yes
Graphical User Interface
Yes
Wireless Multi-Room Capability
No
Remote Type
System Remote
Automatic Speaker Setting Calibration
No
Total Harmonic Distortion (at max rated power 20Hz-20kHz)
1 kHz, THD 0.9 %, 1ch Driven FTC
Radio Tuner
FM/AM Radio
Satellite Radio Ready
No
Bluetooth Connectivity
Yes
Chromecast built-in
No
Works with Google Assistant
No
Works with Amazon Alexa
No
Spotify
No
TuneIn Radio
No
AllPlay
No
DTS Play-Fi
No
Other Compatible Apps
n/a
Wi-Fi Connectivity
No
Network Ready
No
Network Functions Supported
n/a
DLNA Certified
No

Video Options

Audio Return Channel
Yes
HDMI Version
2.0
HDCP Version
2.2

Inputs/Outputs

HDMI Inputs
4
HDMI Outputs
1
Component Video Inputs
No
Component Video Outputs
No
S-Video Inputs
No
S-Video Outputs
No
Composite Audio/Video Inputs
2
Composite Audio/Video Outputs
1
Co-axial (S/PDIF) Digital Audio Inputs
1
Co-axial (S/PDIF) Digital Audio Outputs
No
Optical (Toslink) Inputs
1
Optical (Toslink) Outputs
No
Phono Inputs
No
Headphone Jack
Yes
USB Media Input - Audio
MP3; WMA; AAC
  • Receiver
  • Remote Control
  • Batteries (AAA x 2)
  • AM Loop Antenna
  • FM Wire Antenna
  • Quick Start Guide

  • WTF is the Power (RMS) output per channel?
    by

    from Newmarket, ON on October 19, 2018

    The specs are silent on the power output (RMS) for this unit. How can anyone promote a receiver or amp without this basic information? The reviews are meaningless.


  • Pioneer VSX-531-K 5.1 Channel 3D 4K Ultra HD AV Receiver
    by

    from Toronto, ON on February 26, 2018

    Amazing receiver good output,unbeatable in price when compared to other competitors and INSANELY GOOD! in performance. Bluetooth range is powerful, easy to use and hook up.


  • Hope you never need service
    by

    from London, ON on November 20, 2017

    Good product until you need service, as of last summer the only authorized service depot in Ontario is in Toronto, good luck if you live elsewhere


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