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Dolby Vision transforms your TV experience with dramatic imaging—incredible brightness, contrast, and color that bring entertainment to life before your eyes. This receiver will transmit Dolby Vision* signals and metadata in passthrough mode from source to your display. Learn more about Dolby Vision.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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*.
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.
FlareConnect™* shares audio from network and external audio input sources between compatible components. Enjoy effortless multi-room playback of LP records, CDs, network music services, and more with supported components and speaker systems. Music selection, speaker grouping, and playback management across the home are built into the Pioneer Remote App.
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.
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.
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.
|Amplifier Design||Discrete Direct Energy|
|Power Output: Watts per Channel (20Hz-20kHz,.08%THD@8ohm 2ch Driven)||100 Watts|
|Estimated Power Consumption/Network Standby off||550 W/0.1 W (standby)|
|Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz,10%THD@6ohm 1ch Driven)||170 Watts|
|Made for iPhone and iPod||AirPlay Only|
|TIDAL Music Streaming Service Ready||Yes (with future firmware update)|
|Pandora Internet Radio||Yes|
|iOS/Android Remote Control APP||Pioneer Remote App|
|Streaming Audio From PC/Network||Yes|
|Internet Radio||TuneIn Radio|
|Digital Core DSP Engine||Cirrus Logic (Quad Core) x1|
|Music File Playback||MP3, WMA, AAC, Apple Lossless*, WAV*, FLAC*, AIFF, DSD via USB and Network (*up to 192kHz/24-bit)|
|Dolby Digital Plus||Yes|
|DTS-HD Master Audio||Yes|
|DTS Neo:X||Yes (Before Firmware update to DTS:X)|
|Audio DACs||384 kHz/32Bit (AK4458)|
|High-Definition Copy Protection (HDCP)||2.2|
|DTS:X||Yes (Firmware update required)|
|DTS Neural:X||Yes (Firmware update for DTS:X is required)|
|HDMI SACD Transfer||Multi-Channel|
|Distance Adjustment||0.1 Feet|
|Auto Subwoofer Crossover||Yes|
|Front Stage Surround Advance||Yes|
|Stream Direct||Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)|
|DSD Music File||2ch(2.8MHz / 5.6MHz)|
|Sound Delay (Lip Sync)||500 ms @ 48k/ 400 ms @ 96k/ 200 ms @ 192k|
|Advanced Sound Retriever||Yes|
|4K Ultra HD Pass-Through||Yes|
|HDMI Standby Through||Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory|
|HDMI x.v. Color||Yes|
|Video Converter to HDMI||Yes|
|4K Ultra HD Video Scaler||Yes (1080p to 4K)|
|Audio Return Channel||Yes|
|HDMI 36-bit Deep Color||Yes|
|HDMI to HDMI Video Scaler||4K Ultra HD (for 1080p)|
|HDMI Input / Output||7 in (6 Rear, 1 Front) /2 out|
|Wi-Fi Built-In||Yes (5GHz/2.4GHz)|
|Component Video Input / Output||1 in (Assignable)|
|iPhone / iPod / USB Memory Input||USB Memory|
|Digital Audio Inputs / Output||3 In (Optical 2, Coaxial1)|
|Composite A/V Input / Output||2 In|
|USB Terminal||Front USB|
|Analog Audio Inputs / Output||5 In|
|Pre-Amp Output||0.2 Ch|
|Front A/V Inputs||USB & HDMI|
|On-Screen Display||Icon-based Graphical User Interface (GUI)|
|Multi-Room and Source Output||Powered ZONE2 Audio|
|Auto Power Down||Yes|
|Versatile Speaker Configuration||Surround Back/ Front Height/ Top/ Front Bi-Amp/ Zone 2/ B-Speaker|
|Speaker Terminals||9 Large|
|Warranty||1 Year Parts & Labor|
|W x H x D (inches) Wi-Fi Antenna's Up||17.1 x 9.8 x 14.3|
|W x H x D (inches)||17.1 x 6.8 x 14.6|
|Remote Control Type||Wireless Remote|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 Year Parts & Labor|