Pioneer VSX-S520 Slim 5.1-Channel AV Receiver with Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

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Achieve 4K Ultra HD pass-through with 3D support via HDMI with the Pioneer VSX-S520 5.1-Channel Network A/V Receiver. It produces up to 50W of power per channel at 4 Ohms for room-filling sound. MCACC sound optimization will allow you to tailor the sound to your room's specific acoustics. Built-in Bluetooth connectivity allows you to listen to music wirelessly from your favorite Bluetooth-capable device and AirPlay will allow you to connect to your compatible iOS devices. You can also attach a USB drive to the USB port on the front panel to play your MP3, WMA, AAC files, and more.

 

 

Product Highlights

 

  • - Up to 50W per Channel at 4 Ohms
  • - MCACC Sound Optimization
  • - 4K Ultra HD Upscaling and Pass-Through
  • - HDMI with 3D and Audio Return Channel
  • - 4 x HDMI-In / 1 x HDMI-Out
  • - Built-In Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • - Apple AirPlay Connectivity
  • - Front-Panel USB Connectivity
  • - GUI On-Screen Display
  • - Dimensions (W x H x D): 435 x 70 x 325 mm
  • - Weight: 4.0 kg

 


 
Slim Compact Design

Slim Compact Design

Like other products from Pioneer, the VSX-S520 features a stylish black finish along with a slim line profile combined with low heat generation of class D amps and a low-profile design that makes it easy to fit into tight spaces.
 
Built-in Dual Band Wi-Fi

Built-in Dual Band Wi-Fi

Enjoy network features such as audio streaming via wireless LAN connection. The built-in Wi-Fi is dual band, supporting both 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz frequency channels. By using the 5 GHz band, you can enjoy steady and uninterrupted streaming of audio files.
 
 
Ultra HD (4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit) Upscaling/Pass-Through with HDCP 2.2

Ultra HD (4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit) Upscaling/Pass-Through with HDCP 2.2

The feature lets you take advantage of the highest-quality video source for viewing on a 4K TV. With support for HDCP 2.2, you can enjoy premium content such as 4K videos with digital copy protection on a compatible display.
* Supports up to 4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit with HDCP 2.2 on HDMI IN (1/2/3), and HDMI OUT.
Dolby Atmos for 3.1.2ch with Surround Enhancer

Dolby Atmos for 3.1.2ch with Surround Enhancer

The VSX-S520 supports up to 3.1.2ch Dolby Atmos*. Surround Enhancer*, developed by Dolby Laboratories, Inc., is a virtual speaker technology based on Head-Related Transfer Function (HRTF). With DSP, virtual surround speakers deliver the sound that usually comes from surround speakers. The 3.1.2ch is virtually expanded to 5.1.2ch to create 3D surround sound field. Even those who have difficulty installing rear speakers can also enjoy various audio formats** in a wide sound field with Surround Enhancer, as well Dolby Atmos.
* Dolby Atmos and Surround Enhancer available with firmware update.
** Except audio signals encoded by DTS formats

Next Generation Video Standard Ready

Next Generation Video Standard Ready

The VSX-S520 is ready for the next generation video standard HDR (High Dynamic Range) and BT.2020, which were adopted by Ultra HD Blu-ray™. HDR is a technology that drastically expands the brightness peak, providing a higher contrast between light and dark images, which creates even more life-like pictures. BT.2020 is a new color-recording technology allowing a much wider gamut than the current BT.709 standard, enabling vividly rich coloration.
 
Chromecast™ built-in

Chromecast™ built-in

The VSX-S520 comes with Chromecast built-in, so you can use your mobile device to stream your favorite music, radio, or podcasts to the receiver. You can control the audio from anywhere in the house using Chromecast-enabled apps running on your personal device—iPhone, iPad, Android phone and tablet, Mac and Windows laptop, and Chromebook. Discover Chromecast-enabled apps at g.co/cast/audioapps.
*Chromecast buillt-in will be available with future firmware update.
Internet Radio & Online Music
 

Internet Radio & Online Music

Enjoy limitless streams of your favorite online music, sports, talk and news entertainment services, including Spotify® and for the first time TuneIn*1, TIDAL*1, and Deezer*1*2.
*1 Future Firmware Update Required
*2 DEEZER Service only available in Canada, not available in the U.S.
MCACC® Auto Room Tuning
 

MCACC® Auto Room Tuning

Create the optimum acoustic environment with Pioneer’s MCACC (Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration System), developed with the expertise of professional recording studios. With the custom microphone, the system automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes response. As an innovative solution for the phase lag between the subwoofer and the main channel speakers caused by the network filter, Phase Control compensates the delayed bass to improve sound synchronization.
 
Intuitive Control with New Pioneer Remote App (iOS/Android)*
 

Intuitive Control with New Pioneer Remote App (iOS/Android)*

Enjoy smooth control using your beloved device. With the free Pioneer Remote app, you can use your iPad/iPhone/iPod touch or Android smartphone for operating the AV receiver, or play back tunes stored on your device. You can also select internet radio stations, and play songs from your media server.
* AV receiver needs to be connected to a home LAN network in a wireless LAN environment.
 

Multi-room Audio Offers a Variety of Ways to Enjoy Music

FlareConnect™* shares audio from network and external audio input sources between compatible components. Enjoy effortless multi-room playback of LP records, CDs, network music services, and more with supported components and speaker systems. Music selection, speaker grouping, and playback management across the home are built into the Pioneer Remote App**.
* Sharing audio from external inputs is enabled with a future firmware update. External audio inputs supporting FlareConnect may differ depending on model. Please consult individual product specification for more information.
** Download free from the App Store or Google Play.
VSX-S520 - 5.1-ch Slim Network AV Receiver
 

 

Pioneer Electronics VSX-S520 Features

  • Slim 2.76" Low-profile Design
  • Built in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
  • Ultra HD Pass-through (4K UltraHD 60P/4:4:4) with HDCP 2.2
  • Dolby Atmos for 3.1.2ch/Dolby Surround
  • Surround Enhancer
  • DTS:X/DTS Neural:X
  • Reflex Optimizer
  • Dolby TrueHD/Dolby Digital Plus
  • DTS-HD Master Audio/DTS-HD High Resolution Audio/DTS
  • DSD Playback via Network/USB (5.6 MHz/2ch 2.8 MHz/2ch)
  • DSD Disc (SACD) Playback via HDMI (2.8 MHz/5.1ch, 2ch)
  • Digital Core Engine with Cirrus Logic (Quad Core) x1
  • HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)
  • MCACC Auto Room Tuning: Phase Control; Subwoofer EQ (4 Band)
  • Advanced Sound Retriever (2ch)
  • Advanced Surround Modes: Classical, Unplugged, Entertainment Show, Drama, Advanced Game, Action, Rock/Pop, Sports, Extended Stereo, Extended Mono, Front Stage Surround, Auto Surround
  • Ultra HD Pass-through with HDCP 2.2 (4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit, 4K/24p/4:4:4/36-bit, 4K/60p/4:2:0/36-bit)
  • HDR10 and BT.2020 Pass-through Support
  • Ultra HD Upscaling (1080p to 4K)
  • 3D Ready (Blu-ray Disc, Broadcast and Games)
  • Deep Color (36-bit), "x.v.Color"
  • FlareConnect for Multi-room Audio
  • Chromecast built-in
  • DTS Play-Fi
  • Apple AirPlay Certified
  • Pandora
  • Spotify, Tidal and Deezer Music Streaming Services Ready
  • Internet Radio (TuneIn)
  • Hi-Res Audio File Playback via USB/Network: Up to 192 kHz/24-bit ALAC, AIFF, FLAC, WAV; 5.6/2.8 MHz DSD Playback
  • Works with Pioneer Remote App (iOS/Android)
  • New GUI with System/Network Setup Menu
  • Auto Power Off in HDMI Standby Through
  • FM Tuner 40 Presets
  • Sleep Timer
  • User-Friendly Simple Remote Control
  • Front Terminals: USB 1 In for USB Drive; MCACC Setup MIC In; Phones 1 Out
  • Rear Terminals: HDMI 4 In; HDMI 1 Out (ARC); Ethernet 1 In; Audio 2 In (Assignable); Phono (MM) 1 In; Digital Coaxial 1 In (Assignable); Digital Optical 1 In (Assignable); Subwoofer 1 Pre Out; Speaker 6 ch Out (FRONT, CENTER, SURROUND, SUBWOOFER); FM Tuner Antenna

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