The Pioneer VSX-831 handles 4K UltraHD, and delivers stunning audio, with six HDMI inputs and multiple audio options. The video scaler converts full HD to 4K, and also outputs the redesigned user interface in this resolution. HD sound formats such as DTS ES or Dolby TrueHD are supported, with a 32bit/384kHz DAC to deliver high quality sound.
Digital music can be delivered over HDMI or digital audio cables, as well as over your home network– either by cable or by built-in Wi-Fi- with DLNA streaming in full Studio Master resolution (DSD up to 5.6MHz, PCM up to 192/24). You can also access streaming services, including Spotify Connect, Deezer and Tidal. Airplay, Google Cast and Bluetooth handle audio from your phone or tablet.
The VSX831 can also be controlled by your smart device, with the "iControlAV5" app for Android or Apple.
A great value 5.1 (or 5.2) channel home cinema receiver which delivers great sound and can handle the latest video standards.
|Amplifier power (watts) ||650 (6 ohms)|
|Auto microphone/room calibration||yes|
6 x HDMI in
Ethernet socket (via RJ45)
2 x composite in (via RCA/phono))
2 x stereo line in (via 2 x RCA/phono)
Phono in (via 2 x RCA/phono, MM)
Coaxial digital audio in (via RCA/phono)
Optical digital audio in (via toslink)
2 x subwoofer pre out
Audio in (via 3.5mm minijack)
Headphones out (via 6.5mm jack)
|DAC/Digital bits||384 kHz/32-bit DAC|
|Extra||Ultra HD upscaling|
High Res audio playback
|Finish ||Black or silver|
|Key decoding||DTS HD Master Audio, High Resolution Audio|
Dolby TrueHD, Digital Plus, ProLogic II
|Networking||Wired or wireless networking|
|Number of channels||5.2|
|Speaker outputs||5 channel speaker outputs (via 4mm bananaplug/binding posts)|
|Supplied accessories ||Remote control, AM & FM antennas|
|Tuner||AM & FM tuner with 40 presets|
|W x H x D (mm) ||435 x 173 x 370.5|
|Weight (kg) ||9.2|