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Pioneer VSX-834 7.2-Channel AV Receiver

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In a 15% slimmer design than the previous model, the VSX-834 is full of easy-to-use features, including the 4K indicator, and Personal Preset and Bluetooth® Input buttons on the front panel. In addition to offering immersive sound with Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X audio formats, the AV receiver can also decode Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer* and DTS Virtual:X, letting you experience similar virtual surround effects without using height or surround speakers. The latest video standards such as Ultra HD, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision™ can be enjoyed with support for HDCP 2.2. With the Zone B feature, you can enjoy music playing in the Main Zone via wireless headphones.

  • Dolby Atmos
  • DTS:X
  • Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
  • Ready for 4K HDR entertainment

Dolby Atmos
You can reproduce object-oriented sound in smooth, curving movements, or the realistic three-dimensional movement overhead by the top speakers.

Can automatically adapt the audio to the existing channels and speaker system, no specific speaker layout is required.

Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
Creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers.

Ready for 4K HDR entertainment
Enjoy support for HDR (High Dynamic Range) video including HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision®, and BT.2020. The 4:4:4 color space is also supported. Six HDMI inputs, ARC-ready MAIN OUT, and SUB OUT pass 4K/60p and HDR video from player to compatible TV and projector and all terminals are HDCP 2.2 compliant.

Smooth and easy Bluetooth streaming
Whatever audio is playing on your phone, tablet, or PC app can be streamed to the receiver with Bluetooth wireless technology. Once the receiver has paired with and remembered your device, it will start playback automatically whenever it detects an incoming Bluetooth audio stream.

Zone B Output for Wireless Headphones
You can listen to the sound playing in the living room via wireless headphones.

DTS Virtual:X*
With DTS Virtual:X, you can enjoy a three-dimensional immersive sound similar to DTS:X, without the need of height or rear speakers. The technology supports 2 to 7.1.4-channel input source, for delivery on 2 to 5.1 or even 7.1-channel speaker layout. DTS Virtual:X works with all DTS codecs, including DTS:X.

MCACC Auto Room Tuning
With the custom microphone, the system automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes response.


  • Power
  • Amplifier Design: Direct Energy
  • Power Output: Watts per Channel (20Hz-20kHz,.08%THD@8ohm 2ch Driven): 80 W/ch
  • Estimated Power Consumption/Network Standby off: 490 W/0.1 W
  • Channels: 7.2
  • Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz,10%THD@6ohm 1ch Driven): 165 W/ch
  • Decoders & Formats
  • Digital Core DSP Engine: Digital Quad-Core 32-bit DSP (Cirrus Logic)
  • Music File Playback: 192 kHz/24-bit ALAC, AIFF, FLAC, WAV Via USB
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby TrueHD
  • DTS:X
  • DTS Neural:X
  • HDMI SACD Transfer: 2 Channel
  • Audio DACs: 384 kHz/32-bit D/A Conversion with AK4438 (AKM)
  • High-Definition Copy Protection (HDCP): 2.2
  • Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer: Available with future firmware update
  • Dolby Digital Plus
  • DTS-HD Master Audio
  • DTS Virtual:X
  • Soundfield Calibration
  • Phase Control
  • MCACC Memory: 1
  • EQ Bands: 9-Band
  • Symmetric EQ
  • Distance Adjustment: 0.1 feet
  • Auto Subwoofer Crossover
  • Listening Modes
  • Auto Surround
  • Advanced Surround: 10+1
  • Front Stage Surround Advance
  • Stream Direct: Direct, Pure Direct
  • Audio Features
  • Dialog Enhancement
  • Tone Control: Multi
  • Advanced Sound Retriever
  • Sound Delay (Lip Sync)
  • Bi-Amp
  • Video Processing
  • 4K Ultra HD Pass-Through: HDR10, HLG and BT.2020 Wide Color Gamut Signal Pass-through
  • 3-D Ready
  • HDMI Standby Through: Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
  • Video Processor
  • 4K Ultra HD Video Scaler: Ultra HD Upscaling
  • Audio Return Channel
  • Dolby Vision Compatible
  • HDMI x.v. Color
  • Video Converter to HDMI
  • Super Resolution
  • Connectivity
  • HDMI Input / Output: 4 In (Rear) / 1 Out
  • Digital Audio Inputs / Output: 2 In (Optical 1, Coaxial 1)
  • Headphone Output
  • AM/FM Presets: AM/FM Tuner 40 Presets
  • Bluetooth Built-In: Version: 4.2 + LE, Profile: A2DP 1.2/AVRCP 1.3, Codec: SBC/AAC
  • USB Terminal: Rear
  • Analog Audio Inputs / Output: 2 in / 0 out
  • Pre-Amp Output: 0.2 ch.
  • Front A/V Inputs: USB / 3.5mm stereo mini jack
  • Installation
  • On-Screen Display: User-Friendly GUI with System Setup Menu
  • Sleep Timer
  • Auto Power Down
  • FL Dimmer
  • Remote
  • Versatile Speaker Configuration: Speaker 7ch Out (FRONT, CENTER, SURROUND, SURROUND BACK/HEIGHT, Bi-AMP/ZONE B)
  • Construction
  • Front Panel: Brushed
  • Speaker Terminals: 2 large + 5 clips
  • Dimensions
  • W x H x D (inches) Wi-Fi Antenna's Up
  • Weight: 17.6 lbs.
  • W x H x D (inches): 17-1/8 x 5-13/16 x 12-5/8 inches
Number of Channels:

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