Pioneer’s New Home Audio Video Receivers Ready For Smartphone Integration


As today’s advanced smartphones continue to become essential components of the home entertainment experience, Pioneer Electronics (USA) is making integration of these devices easy and convenient. Pioneer’s latest 2013 audio video receiver lineup, the VSX-523 and VSX-823 5.1-channel, VSX-1023 7.1-channel, and VSX-1123 7.2-channel receivers, are designed to support today’s connected lifestyle, compatible with the two most popular smartphone OS platforms for expanded access to music streaming options and improved control of features and functionality. The new models also enhance traditional home theater features including expanded high resolution audio file playback, multiple HDMI connections including a dedicated second zone HDMI output, 4K Ultra HD compatibility, Pioneer’s proprietary ControlApp and iControlAV2013 App, and more.

“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,” said Chris Walker, director of AV product planning and marketing for the Home Electronics Division of Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. “Whether it’s the newest iPhone or the next generation of Android smartphone, our new receivers are ready to connect to those devices.”