Ultimate Sound Control
The VSX-1122-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
best suited for the wide variety of entertainment sources, including
the newest Dolby Pro Logic® IIz height channel.
Like a musical instrument, your home theater system needs to be tuned.
Pioneer's Advanced Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration system (MCACC)
provides an optimized, multi-channel listening experience calibrated and
customized specifically to your room by measuring every speaker's
connection, and noting size and distance from the listening point, sound
levels and timbre.
To eliminate the distortion caused by jitter during conversion,
Pioneer’s PQLS technology allows the VSX-1122-K to use its own high
precision clock and adjust the transmission rate of bitstream sound data
from a compatible Blu-Ray player, insuring every note and nuance is
The VSX-1122-K takes the multi-channel audio experience to a whole new
level with four advanced, sound-enhancing virtual speaker modes. Virtual
Depth is designed to complement 3D movies. Virtual Height creates sound
effects from above your main front speakers, creating virtual height
speakers ideal for gaming enthusiasts. Virtual Wide creates a seamless
blend between your front and back speakers. Virtual Surround Back
replaces your back surround speakers, freeing you to use the surround
amplifier to drive a second zone, or bi-amp the front speakers.
Filling in areas where minute details were left out during the
compression process, even compressed audio like WMA, MP3 and AAC is
enhanced with another Pioneer exclusive, Advanced Sound Retriever.
Advanced Qdeo™ Video Processing. Picture Perfect Whatever the Source
Using Qdeo™ processing technology and Pioneer’s extensive video
know-how makes viewing a truly immersive viewing experience. The
VSX-1122-K provides video conversion from composite and component video
to HDMI for a single-wire high-definition audio and video solution as
well as up to 1080p video scaling for an exceptional picture regardless
of the source, creating natural and noise-free video for maximum
performance and flexibility.
Ready for 3D? You are with the Latest HDMI® Technology
All of Pioneer's newest receivers support the latest HDMI 1.4a
specification. So not only do you get the most out of your existing
movies and music, with the VSX-1122-K you're prepared for the new
generation of 3D video content. With 7 HDMI inputs, you've got plenty of
connectivity options for the growing number of high-definition sources
available. All Pioneer receivers also offer advanced HDMI conveniences
like Audio Return Channel and Power Save HDMI Standby Through.
Transform your Apple Device into a Powerful Remote Control
Communicating with the VSX-1122-K wirelessly through your home
network, Pioneer's free iControlAV2012 app turns your iPhone, iPod touch
and iPad device or select Android™ smart phone into a powerful remote
control for your receiver. The all new iControlAV2012 app is fully
redesigned, incorporating everything from basic volume and input
selection to advanced features like EQ adjustments and Internet Radio
control. iControlAV2012 for iPad includes enhanced features like
vertical and horizontal orientation, intuitive control of music from
networked PCs as well as internet radio control, and a super-cool finger
EQ adjust screen; simply draw the EQ curve to your desired sound
preference. New Sound Explorer gives you easy access to experiment with
the many powerful sound enhancements the VSX-1122-K offers, like Hi-Bit
24, Auto Phase Control Plus, and Virtual Speaker modes.
Know How and Show How with AVNavigator
Imagine an owner’s manual that actually communicates with your
receiver. Or that asks you what sources you'd like to connect and how
you'd like to configure your speakers – then walks you through the
process as you do it.
An industry-first, Pioneer's AVNavigator truly is an interactive owner’s
manual that takes all the guesswork out of setting up your receiver. AV
Navigator uses your networked PC or iPad to communicate directly with
the VSX-1122-K, walking you through speaker set-up, Advanced MCACC room
calibration, sound optimization, firmware updates and more.
Full-Color On-Screen Graphical User Interface
All of the VSX-1122-K's advanced control and connectivity options are
made even better with a full-color user interface via HDMI on your
connected TV. Effortlessly navigate through the VSX-1122-K's menu and
enjoy iTunes album art from a connected Apple device. This is one
well-rounded AV receiver.
All this and looks too
First impressions are everything. That’s why, as the heart of your
home theater system, the VSX-1122-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.