5.1-Channel 3D Ready A/V Receiver
- Firmware update to add HTC Connect and to resolve an issue connecting to Pandora's server
- Network- Ready with AirPlay®, Pandora®, and vTuner®
- Made for iPod®/iPhone®/iPad® Certified - Cable Included
- 6 HDMI® Inputs with 3D, ARC, & Standby Through Mode
Exceptional audio and video quality. Advanced networking capability. Extraordinary value. The Pioneer VSX-822-K AV Receiver
The new Pioneer VSX-822-K delivers amazing home theater performance at an unrivaled value, with the capability to bring you entertainment from new sources through smartphones, tablets, PCs, and thumb drives. Compatible with a wide range of Apple® devices and Made for iPad, its front USB port makes the connection easy to stream music from iTunes® over your network to your home theater system, or make a Bluetooth® connection with any compatible device. Apple®-compatibility enhances your home theater experience while expanding the possibilities of where that experience comes from. Ready to hear the future of sound? Hit play.
Made for iPod®, iPhone® and iPad®
From early on, Pioneer has embraced the Apple experience. The VSX-822-K is a perfect example. Made for iPod, iPhone and iPad certification means it’s easy to connect your Apple devices, with the included cable, to seamlessly bring your music and video library where you want it most: into your living room. And new for 2012, the USB port has been upgraded to handle uncompressed 192Khz/24-bit FLAC music files from your PC or storage devices for true audiophile-level performance.
With AirPlay, stream music from iTunes to the VSX-822-K and play it through your home theater system without docks or cables. Simply connect the receiver to your home network via Ethernet, and it instantly becomes the hub for playback of your iTunes music from your connected Apple device or networked computer.
HTC Connect™ is for Android® owners who, until now, have constantly asked, “What about me?” The good news is your receiver has arrived. A Pioneer exclusive, the VSX-822-K proudly supports HTC Connect, compatible with HTC One series phones. HTC Connect makes it easy to wirelessly stream your favorite music straight from your HTC One phone. There’s no need for a separate app; HTC Connect is built right into your phone’s music player.
Connect to your PC Music Files or Internet Radio
The VSX-822-K's networking ability opens a world of possibilities. A rear panel Ethernet port allows full integration into your home network, with Windows® 7 and DLNA® 1.5 certification; a whole new level of entertainment options are at your fingertips. Stream MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, or even FLAC music files from your PC, laptop or smartphone to your home theater system.
Unleash your Smartphone's Music with Bluetooth®
The VSX-822-K is fully ready for wireless Bluetooth audio from virtually any A2DP profile Bluetooth device. With the Pioneer AS-BT200 Bluetooth adapter, you can untether yourself from cables and inputs. Plus you'll enjoy enriched quality with Sound Retriever AIR technology, created specifically to enhance Bluetooth audio.
Ultimate Sound Control
With 400 watts of high power, direct energy amplification, the VSX-822-K supports formats like Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD® Master Audio to give your Blu-ray Disc™ soundtracks unsurpassed audio quality. Pioneer also includes all of the Dolby and DTS surround formats, including the newest Dolby Pro Logic IIz height channel.
The Latest HDMI® Technology
All of Pioneer's newest receivers support the latest HDMI specifications. So not only do you get the most out of your existing movies and music, with the VSX-822-K, you're prepared for the new generation of 3D video content. With 6 HDMI inputs, you have plenty of connectivity options. All Pioneer receivers also offer advanced HDMI conveniences like Audio Return Channel and HDMI Standby Through.
Available free of charge for compatible iOS and Android devices, Pioneer’s ControlApp turns your smartphone into a powerful remote control for compatible VSX-822-K. From the Control screen, you have access to the main controls of your receiver. Adjust volume by rotating the dial with your fingers and the Receiver’s actual volume level is displayed above. Select one of the many audio and surround modes from the buttons at the bottom of the screen and you can even toggle through the receiver’s available ECO modes. All functions are shown on your receiver’s display as they change. Click here for more info!
All this and looks too.
First impressions are everything. That’s why, as the heart of your home theater system, the VSX-822-K with its modern, compelling lines and stunning new brushed finish, reflects a solid, high quality and easy to use, state-of-the-art receiver.
- Direct Energy
Handheld and Internet
- iPad 2, iPad, iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS, 3G / iPod touch 4G, 3G, 2G, 1G / iPod classic / iPod nano 6G, 5G, 4G, 3G
- Yes (AS-BT200 required)
Decoders & Formats
- Texas Instruments Aureus
- 192kHz / 24-Bit
- MP3, WMA, AAC, Apple Lossless, 192kHz / 24-Bit WAV & FLAC via USB and Network
- 2 Channel
- 0.1 Feet
- Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
- 9+1 Mode DSP
- 2 Channel
- 2 Channel
- 2 Channel
- 2 Channel
- Yes (9 Frame)
- Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
- 6 In (Rear) / 1 Out
- Optional AS-BT200
- 2 In / 1 Out
- Yes (USB+V)
- 1 (Front)
- 1 In (Assignable)
- 2 In
- 2.1 ch (SW, SB/FH)
- USB / AV Inputs
- 30 Preset AM / FM Tuner
- Network GUI / Set-Up Text - HDMI Only
- Preset Remote Control
- 30, 60, 90 min.
- 5 Large
- 17.13 x 6.6 x 13.48
- VSX-822-K Firmware Change History
- VSX-822-K Important Information about HTC Connect
- VSX-822-K Firmware Update Instructions
- VSX-822-K Firmware Update
NOTE: This firmware update cannot be performed via the Internet. It must be performed using a USB memory device
This firmware update includes the following:
- Adds HTC Connect feature for compatible Android® phones.
- Resolves an issue with connecting to Pandora's server.
Please note that all network settings, including the your Pandora account information, will be reset to the factory default after the update. Write down these settings before the update as they will be needed to set up the network again.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Specifications and design subject to modification without notice.
PIONEER and the Pioneer logo are registered trademarks of Pioneer Corporation.
The impedances indicated are actual values that speakers can present to an amplifier while playing back music. They do not refer to the nominal rated impedances of speakers you use.
HDMI connection may not allow transmission of copyright protected material, depending on the capability of the signal source.
Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.
“Made for iPod,” “Made for iPhone,” and “Made for iPad” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance.
Apple, AirPlay, the AirPlay logo, iPhone, iPad, iPod and iPod touch are registered trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. AirPlay works with iPhone 4S, iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPod touch (4th, 3rd and 2nd generations), iPad 2, iPad with iOS 4.2 or later, and iTunes 10.1 (Mac and PC) or later.
DLNA, the DLNA Logo and DLNA Certified are trademarks, service marks, or certification marks of the Digital Living Network Alliance.
Pandora is a registered trademark of Pandora Media, Inc.
Blu-ray Disc is a registered trademark of the Blu-ray Disc Association.
“x.v.Color” is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
vTuner is a registered trademark of Noting Else Matters Software, Ltd.
Phase Control is a trademark placed on a product with Pioneer’s Phase Control Technology concept. The technology enables high-grade sound reproduction environment by improving the phase matching for each of the components.
For details on iPod compatibility, visit http://pioneer.jp/homeav/support/ios/na/