Pioneer launches AV Receivers, Blu-ray, DVD Player in India

Pioneer India Electronics Pvt. Ltd. has announced the launch of four new Audio-video receivers, which include models VSX-521-K, VSX-821-K, VSX-921-K and VSX-1021-K, a Blu-ray player BDP-440 and a DVD player, the DV-3022KV for its Indian audience. The company has included a few applications like Airjam / iControl AV2 for iPod touch, iPhone and iPad, and the devices are DLNA 1.5 certified.  The selected models can be paired and controlled with the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, enabling users to access their music and video content, as well as share them with others in one room or throughout the house.

Pioneer's AV receivers and Blu-ray players

Pioneer's AV receivers and Blu-ray players

 

All the devices come with a midnight mode for those watching late night movies and are compatible with an optional AS-BT200 Bluetooth adapter. Here are the specs of the devices that have been announced:

 

Pioneer VSX-521

  • Maximum Output Power 150W (1kHz, 1% THD, 6ohms, l Ch)
  • Sound Retriever AIR for quality sound from compressed sources.
  • 5 channel AV Receiver
  • Auto Power Down
  • 9 Surround Modes
  • HDMI Ver.1.4a with 3D, ARC, Deep Color, x.v.color

Pioneer VSX-821

  • Maximum Output Power 150W (1kHz, 1% THD, 6ohms, 1Ch)
  • PC File playback (48 Hz / 16 bit)
  • Sound Retriever AIR
  • 5 Channel AV Receiver.
  • Plug and play connectivity for iPad.
  • MCACC audio calibration enabled: calibrates sound to suit home acoustics.
  • HDMI Ver.1.4a with 3D, ARC, Deep Color, x.v.color

 

Pioneer VSX-921

  • Maximum Output Power 160W (1kHz, 1% THD, 6ohms, 1Ch)
  • PC File playback (96 Hz / 24 bit)
  • PQLS Multi-channel Surround
  • 7 Channel AV Receiver.
  • Airjam & iContol AV 2 for next generation user experience.
  • MCACC audio calibration enabled: calibrates sound to suit home acoustics.
  • Android Audio Playback via USB
  • Internet Radio and You-tube Video Playback option.

 

Pioneer VSX-1021

  • Maximum Output Power 160W (1kHz, 1% THD, 6ohms, 1Ch)
  • PC File playback (192 Hz / 24 bit)
  • 7 Channel A/V Receiver.
  • 6 HDMI input ports for increased connectivity
  • Increased HDMI connections: 4 inputs/ 1 output
  • HDMI Ver.1.4a with 3D, ARC, Deep Color, x.v.color 

Pioneer BDP-440

  • SACD, AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) & 3D playback 
  • Precision Quartz Lock System (PQLS) with HDMI for jitter free sound
  • HDMI Deep Color (36 bit)
  • Play video/pictures from YouTube and Picasa
  • iControl and advanced networking using DLNA/Wi-Fi/Ethernet
  • 2 USB ports