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Pioneer VSX–1131 | 7.2 Network AV Receiver (Certified Refurbished)

  • Dolby ATMOS® and DTS:X Ready
  • Full Bandwidth HDMI (4K UltraHD 60P/4:4:4) with HDCP 2.2
  • 170 W/ch (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.9 %, 1ch Driven FTC)
  • 100 W/ch (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, THD 0.08 %, 2ch Driven FTC)

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Details & Highlights

Details from Pioneer

    VSX–1131 7.2–Channel AV Receiver

    Pioneer introduces an AV receiver designed not only to enhance, but also to fundamentally change the sound of home theater systems. The Pioneer VSX–1131 7.2 channel features Dolby ATMOS and DTS:X Ready audio formats for true, fully–immersive surround sound for your home. With Pioneer’s unique automatic sound adjustment process, Multi–Channel Acoustic Calibration System (MCACC)i, you can fine–tune your home theater to the exact nuances of the room. Connect to all your favorite music connect to all your favorite music sources with support for the latest dual band Wi–Fi network connections to stream Google Cast®, TuneIn®, DEEZER®, and TIDAL. The new 384/32 DAC providing superior playback of all resolutions of music from MP3s to Hi–Res audio files.

    Envelope Yourself In A Sphere Of Sound

    The VSX–1131 is compatible with 5.2.2ch/5.1.2ch configuration of the latest theater immersive sound platform, Dolby Atmos and DTS:X Ready. By utilizing object–based data as opposed to traditional channel based data, Dolby ATMOS and DTS:X creates a three dimensional sphere of sound from all directions–including overhead–to create a truly immersive experience with astonishing clarity, richness, and depth. The specific sounds of people, music, and action can be placed and moved all around you in three–dimensional space, so you feel like you’re inside the scene.

    Tune Your Room With MCACCi

    With Pioneer’s MCACC (Multi–Channel Acoustic Calibration System), you can tune your surround sound to create the optimum acoustic environment in your home entertainment theater. Developed with the expertise of professional recording studios, MCACC lets you create the ideal acoustic environment. With a custom microphone, the system automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes response. Whether you’re watching the latest Hollywood blockbuster or enjoying high–resolution music, MCACC will make sure your home theater sounds its best.

    The Power Of Music Amplified

    Pioneer upgraded the VSX–1131 with a robust a 7.2–channel receiver delivering up to 170 watts/channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1.0 %, 1ch Driven) to ensure you can deliver the highest fidelity for the ultimate in home–theater surround sound.

    Control Phase Dynamics

    The VSX–1131 incorporates an innovative solution for phase lag between the subwoofer and main L+R speakers, Phase Control, which compensates for delayed bass to improve sound synchronization. Phase Control enables a high–grade sound reproduction environment by improving the phase matching for each of the components that makes LFE more dynamic to achieve clear reproduction of sound in the mid and high frequency bands.

    Improved DAC

    With a high–grade 384kHz/32bit DAC (digital to analog convert AK4458) produced by AKM, the VSX–1131 delivers a delicate, crystal–clear audio reproduction through the unique digital filter for extremely low distortion.

    Built–in Dual Band Wi–Fi and Bluetooth wireless technology

    The VSX–1131 lets you enjoy music wirelessly from iPhone®, BlackBerry®, AndroidTM, PC, laptop or any other compatible sources via built–in Wi–Fi and Bluetooth technology. With two antennas providing Dual Band Wi–Fi (2.4GHz and 5GHz), you have a much greater network range and throughput.

    Chromecast Built–in

    Included for the very first time in a Pioneer AV Receiver, the VSX–1131 will feature Chromecast Built–in, the underlying technology behind Chromecast. Use your mobile device to play back your favorite music, radio or podcasts through the VSX–1131–––controlling the audio from anywhere in the house by using Cast–enabled apps available for iPhone, iPad, Android phones and tablets, Mac and Windows PCs and Chromebook.

    Multi–room Audio

    The VSX–1131 will support FireConnect™ Powered by Blackfire with a future firmware update. FireConnect is a stable wireless protocol that streams audio from a compatible Pioneer AV Receiver to a compatible Pioneer wireless speaker. Enjoy Bluetooth audio, front USB audio files and internet radio from the FireConnect compatible Pioneer AV receiver to an optional FireConnect compatible Pioneer wireless speaker(s) located in another room(s).

    UltraHD (4K) And HDR Compatibility

    The VSX–1131 supports full bandwidth HDMI 4K/60p/4:4:4 24–bit video signal transmission with HDCP 2.2 (High–bandwidth Digital Copy Protection) technology, ensuring compatibility with the many upcoming UltraHD (4K) sources and televisions sets, ready for the next generation HDR (High Dynamic Range) and BT.2020 video standards. Super Resolution’ Ultra–high–resolution 4K upscaling technologies have been incorporated to upscale ‘standard’ HD–quality content to the quality of a 4K video signal.

    Hi–Res Audio Support

    Now that the Hi–Res audio revolution is becoming more mainstream, the VSX–1131 now supports the emerging standards including: 192kHz / 24–bit high–resolution FLAC, WAV, AIFF and Apple lossless file formats as well as DSD (2.8/5.6MHz) 8 files.

    Uncompressed HD audio

    VSX–1131 supports a wide range of high–definition audio formats including Dolby® TrueHD® and DTS–HD® to ensure you get the audio experience the way the artist intended.


Features & Specs

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Detailed Specifications
  • Amplifier Design: Discrete Direct Energy
  • Channels: 7.2
  • Power Output: Watts per Channel (20Hz–20kHz,.08%THD@8ohm 2ch Driven): 100 Watts
  • Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz,1%THD@6ohm 1ch Driven): 170 Watts
  • Estimated Power Consumption/Network Standby off: 550 W/0.1 W (standby)
  • Handheld And Internet
  • AirPlay: Yes
  • Made for iPhone and iPod: AirPlay Only
  • iOS/Android Remote Control APP: iControlAV5
  • Google Cast: Yes (with future firmware update)
  • TIDAL Music Streaming Service Ready: Yes (with future firmware update)
  • Streaming Audio From PC/Network: Yes
  • Pandora Internet Radio: Yes
  • Internet Radio: TuneIn Radio
  • Decoders And Formats
  • Digital Core DSP Engine: Cirrus Logic (Quad Core) x1
  • Audio DACs: 384 kHz/32Bit (AK4458)
  • Audio Processing: 32Bit
  • Music File Playback
    • MP3
    • WMA
    • AAC
    • Apple Lossless
    • WAV
    • FLAC
    • AIFF
    • DSD via USB and Network
  • High–Definition Copy Protection (HDCP): 2.2
  • Dolby Atmos: Yes
  • Dolby TrueHD: Yes
  • Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
  • DTS:X: Yes (Firmware update required)
  • DTS–HD Master Audio: Yes
  • DTS Neural:X: Yes (Firmware update for DTS:X is required)
  • DTS Neo:X: Yes (Before Firmware update to DTS:X)
  • HDMI SACD Transfer: Multi–Channel
  • Soundfield Calibration
  • Phase Control: Yes
  • MCACC: Yes
  • MCACC Memory: 1
  • EQ Bands: 9–Band
  • Symmetric EQ: Yes
  • X–Curve: Yes
  • Distance Adjustment: 0.1 feet
  • Auto Subwoofer Crossover: Yes
  • Listening Modes
  • Auto Surround: Yes
  • Stream Direct: Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
  • Advanced Surround: 12
  • Front Stage Surround Advance: Yes
  • Audio Features
  • Advanced Sound Retriever: Yes
  • DSD Music File: 2ch(2.8MHz / 5.6MHz)
  • Tone Control: Multi
  • Sound Delay (Lip Sync): 500 ms @ 48k/ 400 ms @ 96k/ 200 ms @ 192k
  • Speaker A/B: Yes
  • Bi–Amp: Yes
  • Video Processing
  • 4K Ultra HD Pass–Through: Yes
  • 4K Ultra HD Video Scaler: Yes (1080p to 4K)
  • 3–D Ready: Yes
  • Audio Return Channel: Yes
  • HDMI Standby Through: Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
  • HDMI 36–bit Deep Color: Yes
  • HDMI x.v. Color: Yes
  • Video Converter to HDMI: Yes
  • HDMI to HDMI Video Scaler: 4K Ultra HD (for 1080p)
  • Super Resolution: Yes
  • Connectivity
  • HDMI Input / Output: 7 in (6 Rear, 1 Front) /2 out
  • Wi–Fi Built–In: Yes (5GHz/2.4GHz)
  • Bluetooth Built–In: Yes
  • Component Video Input / Output: 1 in (Assignable)
  • Composite A/V Input / Output: 2 In
  • iPhone / iPod / USB Memory Input: USB Memory
  • USB Terminal: Front USB
  • Ethernet Input: Yes
  • Analog Audio Inputs / Output: 5 In
  • Digital Audio Inputs / Output: 3 In (Optical 2, Coaxial1)
  • Pre–Amp Output: 0.2 Ch
  • Headphone Output: Yes
  • Front A/V Inputs: USB & HDMI
  • AM/FM Presets: 40
  • Installation
  • On–Screen Display: Icon–based Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Auto Power Down: Yes
  • Multi–Room and Source Output: Powered ZONE2 Audio
  • FL Dimmer: Yes
  • Function Rename: Yes
  • Remote: Yes
  • Sleep Timer: Yes
  • Versatile Speaker Configuration: Surround Back/ Front Height/ Top/ Front Bi–Amp/ Zone 2/ B–Speaker
  • Construction
  • Front Panel: Brushed
  • Speaker Terminals: 9 Large
  • Dimensions (Receiver)
  • Width: 17.1"
  • Height: 6.8"
  • Depth: 14.6"
  • Weight: 22 lbs
  • Dimensions (Shipping)
  • Width: 21"
  • Height: 11"
  • Depth: 17.4"
  • Weight: 26.5 lbs
Product Bullets
  • Dolby ATMOS® and DTS:X Ready
  • Full Bandwidth HDMI (4K UltraHD 60P/4:4:4) with HDCP 2.2
  • 170 W/ch (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 0.9 %, 1ch Driven FTC)
  • 100 W/ch (8 ohms, 20 Hz–20 kHz, THD 0.08 %, 2ch Driven FTC)


Included Coverage from Pioneer: No Warranty

Category ID: 166 | $454.96