VSX-1131

7.2-Channel AV Receiver with MCACC®built-in Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®

  • Dolby ATMOS® and DTS:X®* Ready three-dimensional sound reproduction. *Future Firmware update required
  • 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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THE TRUE SOUND OF FIDELITY

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.
*Future Firmware Update Required
DEEZER Service only available in Canada, not available in the U.S.

ENVELOPE YOURSELF IN 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.
*Future firmware update Required.


Image above shows 5.2.2 set-up. Other configurations available.

 

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.

 

GO WIRELESS AND MOBILE
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.

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

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.
*Future Firmware Update Required

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).
* Multi-room Audio is realized by FireConnect technology. FireConnect is a technology of Blackfire Research Corp, USA. We cannot guarantee that the AV Receiver will support all devices incorporating FireConnect technology. Not all Fireconnect compatible devices work on all AV Receivers.
**Optional future 2016 Pioneer Wireless Speakers required.

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.

SUPPORT FOR THE LATEST CODECS
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.

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

  • Powered Zone 2
  • Zone 2 Line Out
  • iControlAV5 compatible
  • AirPlay compatible
  • Supports HDMI®-based control functions
Power
  • Discrete Direct Energy
  • 7.2
  • 100 Watts
  • 170 Watts
  • 550 W/0.1 W (standby)
Handheld and Internet
  • Yes
  • -
  • AirPlay Only
  • iControlAV5
  • Yes (with future firmware update)
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • TuneIn Radio
Decoders & Formats
  • Cirrus Logic (Quad Core) x1
  • 384 kHz/32Bit (AK4458)
  • 32Bit
  • -
  • MP3, WMA, AAC, Apple Lossless*, WAV*, FLAC*, AIFF, DSD via USB and Network (*up to 192kHz/24-bit)
  • 2.2
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes (Firmware update required)
  • Yes
  • Yes (Firmware update for DTS:X is required)
  • Yes (Before Firmware update to DTS:X)
  • Multi-Channel
Soundfield Calibration
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 1
  • -
  • 9-Band
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 0.1 feet
  • -
  • Yes
Listening Modes
  • Yes
  • Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
  • 12
  • -
  • Yes
  • -
  • -
Audio Features
  • -
  • Yes
  • 2ch(2.8MHz / 5.6MHz)
  • -
  • -
  • Multi
  • 500 ms @ 48k/ 400 ms @ 96k/ 200 ms @ 192k
  • Yes
  • Yes
Video Processing
  • Yes
  • Yes (1080p to 4K)
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • -
  • Yes
  • 4K Ultra HD (for 1080p)
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • -
  • Yes
Connectivity
  • 7 in (6 Rear, 1 Front) /2 out
  • -
  • Yes (5GHz/2.4GHz)
  • Yes
  • -
  • -
  • 1 in (Assignable)
  • 2 In
  • USB Memory
  • Front USB
  • Yes
  • 5 In
  • 3 In (Optical 2, Coaxial1)
  • 0.2 Ch
  • Yes
  • USB & HDMI
  • 40
Installation
  • Icon-based Graphical User Interface (GUI)
  • Yes
  • Powered ZONE2 Audio
  • -
  • -
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Surround Back/ Front Height/ Top/ Front Bi-Amp/ Zone 2/ B-Speaker
Construction
  • Brushed
  • 9 Large
Warranty
  • 1 Year Parts & Labor
Dimensions
  • 17.1 x 9.8 x 14.3
  • 17.1 x 6.8 x 14.6
  • 22 lbs

 

Date Description
Apr 25, 2017
VSX-1131 FW April 25 2017
Version 2059-0030-4040-0008
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