Pioneer VSX-821 3D ready 1.4a HD AV Receiver

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The Pioneer VSX-821 has been completely re-designed for 2011 to give more relevant features to the true AV enthusiast. Sporting a sleek new finish and modern overall feel, this is a high powered 5.1 channel receiver fully capable of turning your living room into a truly impressive home cinema. Bluetooth audio ready with the addition of the optional AS-BT200 bluetooth adaptor, giving you full wireless control over your music. Pioneer's Sound Retriever Air technology restores that music to near CD quality. Fully compatible with your Apple devices including iPod, iPhone and iPad, includes a cable that allows audio and video from your Apple device to connect to this product. Not only can you enjoy your music stored on your Apple device, you can also play your Apple stored TV and movies. A USB socket is found on the front panel which accepts USB stick containing all of your favourite MP3 tracks. HD video is only half the movie experience, the audio has to be of top quality too - this receiver has you covered with Dolby True HD and DTS HD master Audio decoding, delivering the highest quality audio experience from your Blu-ray player or Sky/ Freeview HD. On the rear panel you will find that this product is equipped with 4 HDMI inputs and 1 output, all 3D compatible with audio return technology, giving you full control of all your video sources. Pioneer have made setup of the VSX-821 super easy, with MCACC room calibration technology - just plug in the included microphone and the software will automatically tune your speakers for the optimum sound quality at your preferred listening position. The units Apple connectivity, bluetooth compatibility, user friendly interface and incredible sound quality make it the perfect hub for your home cinema system.
Specification Channels    5.1
Power Output Per Channel(20Hz-20kHz,.08%THD@8ohm)    80
Made for iPod Certified   
Made for iPhone Certified   
Made for iPad Certified   
Supported Apple Devices    5th gen. Nano and Above / iPhone, 3G, 3GS, 4, iPad
Supplied iPod/iPhone/iPad A/V Cable    USB + Composite Video
Battery Charger    Yes 5th gen. Nano and Above / iPhone, 3G, 3GS, 4, iPad
iTunes Movie / TV / Video Playback   
YouTube Video Playback   
Android Audio Playback via USB   
iPod Digital Audio   
192K/24-Bit DACs   
Dolby True HD   
Dolby Digital Plus   
Dolby Pro-Logic Iiz   
DTS-HD Master Audio   
HDMI SACD Transfer    2 Channel
3-D Ready   
Audio Return Channel   
HDMI Standby Through   
HDMI 36-bit Deep Color   
HDMI x.v. Color   
HDMI Input / Output    4 In (Rear) / 1 Out
Bluetooth Adapter Port    Optional AS-BT200 or AS-BT100
Component Video Input / Output    2 In (Assignable)
Composite A/V Input / Output    5 In (Front 1, Rear 4) / 1 out
iPod/ iPhone / iPad    Yes (USB+V)
Front USB Memory Input    1 (Front)
SIRIUS Satellite Ready   
Analog Audio Inputs / Output    2 In / 1 Out
Digital Inputs / Output    3 In
Pre-Amp Output    2.1 Ch (SW, SB/FH)
Headphone Output   
Front A/V Inputs    USB / AV Inputs
AM/FM Presets    30 Preset AM / FM Tuner
Product W x H x D (inches)    17.16 x 6.6 x 14.27
Product Weight    20.24 lbs

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