Pioneer Elite VSX-44 980W 7.2-Ch. Network-Ready 4K Ultra HD and 3D Pass-Through A/V Home Theater Receiver
A value-packed 7.2-channel AV receiver, designed for the discriminating audiophile. Delivering 140 watts per channel (6 ohms 1 kHz 1 % 1ch Driven) or 80 watts per channel (20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.08 % @ 8 ohms FTC) of Elite power, the VSX-44 delivers an audio experience to rival bigger receivers.
Offering 6 HDMI 2.0 inputs, the VSX-44 handles 4K2K Ultra HD video at 60 frames per seconds. 4K Ultra HD is the latest high-definition video display format, with four times the resolution of 1080p. Ready to deliver 4K Ultra HD video signals to a compatible display, the Elite VSX-44 supports home theater systems dedicated to producing the highest quality picture available today. HDMI 2.0 is also backwards compatible with earlier versions of HDMI. A firmware update will allow 4:4:4 based 4K2K60P content to be handled offering up to 18GBPS throughput.
- 980W total power - 140W x 7 at 6 ohms, 1kHz for rich, powerful sound.
- Connect to the Internet - Via an Ethernet port, so you can quickly access a variety of online music services, including Pandora Internet Radio, Spotify and vTuner Internet Radio.
- Surround sound decoders - Include Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic IIz, Dolby TrueHD, DTS, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-ES Discrete 6.1, DTS-ES Matrix 6.1, DTS 96/24 and DTS Neo:6 for Blu-ray playback.
- 192kHz/24-bit DAC - Plus a Digital Core Engine with Texas Instruments Aureus DSP offers clear, powerful acoustic output.
- Multiroom capability - Allows you to output audio in separate rooms for flexible entertainment options.
- Speaker A/B switching - Lets you switch between 2 sets of speakers to expand your listening environment.
- 2-channel Advanced Sound Retriever - Along with an auto level control enhances audio, so you can immerse yourself in crisp, vibrant tones.
- Advanced surround modes - Include action, drama, advanced game, sports, classical, rock/pop and more to complement a wide variety of genres.
- 4K Ultra HD and 3D pass-through - Plus 36-bit Deep Color and x.v. Color technologies ensures visuals are displayed in strikingly clear, ultrarealistic detail on a compatible display.
- Pioneer Auto MCACC room calibration - Optimizes sound based on your room's specific acoustics.
- Built-in AM/FM tuner - With 30 station presets lets you program your favorites for simple one-touch recall.
- Front USB port - Enables simple connection of a compatible Apple iPod or iPhone, so you can simultaneously stream stored music files and charge your device.
- 6 HDMI inputs, 1 HDMI output - HDMI cable not included. High-speed HDMI cable is the only connection that can deliver a full high-definition experience with a full 1080p picture and digital surround sound.
- Apple AirPlay, DLNA and HTC Connect certified - For flexible streaming options. Roku-ready design allows enhanced functionality.