Pioneer Unveils Home ReceiversMarch 6, 2013
Pioneer Electronics this week announced the arrival of its new home audio video receivers. The three produce include the the VSX-523 and VSX-823 5.1-channel, VSX-1023 7.1-channel, and VSX-1123 7.2-channel receivers, which feature smartphone connectivity and integration.
The new receivers also work with Pioneer’s ControlApp and iControlAV2013. The top three of the four models also feature Apple's AirPlay capability.
“The smartphone is not only a powerful device while on the go, but it’s also widely used as a source for entertainment in the home, which is why Pioneer is so committed to providing products with the broadest smartphone connectivity,” Chris Walker, director of AV product planning and marketing for the Home Electronics Division of Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc., said as part of the announcement.
“Whether it’s the newest iPhone or the next generation of Android smartphone, our new receivers are ready to connect to those devices.”
The receivers will arrive this month at MSRPs of $279, $429, $529 and $629, respectively.