Pioneer VSX-935 8K Home Theatre Receiver
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7.2 Channel Processing & Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
7 Amplification Channels, 80 Watts Per Channel (2 Channels Driven)
Bluetooth Receiver, 8K Support, eARC HDMI
Sonos Compatible, Phono Input, Hi-Res Audio Playback, Internet Radio
About The Pioneer VSX-935 8K Home Theatre Receiver
The Pioneer VSX-935 Home Theatre Receiver gives you a wide array of up to date features with the sound & picture quality Pioneer has been known for over the last several decades of producing top class audio & visual equipment. Pioneer Plasma TV’s anyone? But back to current reality, the VSX-935 is part of the new wave of Pioneer AV components and show just how accomplished this brand can be.
Immerse yourself in the luxury of 3D surround sound with Dolby Atmos or DTS:X or enjoy similar effects by using Dolby Atmos Height Virtualiser and DTS Virtual:X even without height or surround speakers. Featuring Ultra HD, HDR10+, HLG, and Dolby Vision pass through with support for HDCP 2.3, the VSX-935 offers evermore life-like images. You can stream songs from various sources via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, DTS Play-Fi, AirPlay and Sonos. Other highlights include a Powered Zone 2 with a dedicated DAC, Personal Preset buttons, 2 HDMI outputs, and it works with Alexa/Hey Google for voice control.
HDMI 2.1 with 8K
HDMI 2.1 is the most recent update of the HDMI® spec and supports a range of higher video resolutions and refresh rates including 8K60 and 4K120, as well as Dynamic HDR formats. 8K delivers a super-immersive viewing experience with 2x the horizontal and vertical resolution of 4K, and 4 times as many pixels; and combined with 60Hz refresh rate enables smooth and sharp viewing of content with high-speed action. HDMI 2.1 with 8K ensures your system is ready for the clearest and cleanest picture available both now and down the road.
Own your opponents with HDMI 2.1 enhancements for gamers: 4K/120Hz HDR pass-through enables ultra-fast motion -VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) eliminates lag, stutter, and frame-tearing for fluid gameplay. - ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) optimizes latency from source to screen - QFT (Quick Frame Transport) limits lag for a smoother experience.
Immersive Sound from your TV Apps
eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) simplifies connectivity and supports the latest high-bitrate audio formats including Dolby Atmos®, DTS-HD Master Audio™, DTS:X®, Dolby® TrueHD.
Streaming Music Services & Faster Wi-Fi
Use Works with Sonos, Chromecast built-in™, AirPlay 2, and DTS Play-Fi®; includes Spotify®, Amazon Music, Pandora®, TIDAL, Deezer, or TuneIn streaming services.
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
Creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers.
MCACC Auto Room Tuning featuring Auto Phase Control Plus
MCACC adjusts the sound according to the listening room and speakers, and also creates clearer sound by suppressing the standing waves that occur between walls or ceiling and floor. Measurement of up to nine positions can be saved for a wide listening area. Auto Phase Control Plus* makes real-time analysis of the phase difference, and automatically compensates the gap between the LFE and main signals, providing strong bass and clear high-frequency sound.
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HDMI 2.1 For A Powerful Viewing & Gaming Experience: The VSX-935 ensures its HDMI terminals support 8K/60p (4:4:4/12-bit, 4:2:0/10-bit), 8K/30p (4:4:4/12-bit, 4:4:4/10-bit, 4:2:2/12-bit), 4K/120p (4:4:4/12-bit, 4:4:4/10-bit, 4:2:2/12-bit) video passthrough to compatible displays, as well as HDCP 2.3 so you will have no problem when upgrading to new devices. HDMI 2.1 also supports VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) to eliminate lag, stutter and frame-tearing to deliver a fluid gaming experience. Various enhancements such as ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) and QFT (Quick Frame Transport) help to optimize latency and further limit lag to ensure you’ll always be on top of your game.
Dolby Atmos®/Dolby Surround Upmixing: The VSX-935 is compatible with 5.2.2ch configuration of the latest cinema sound platform, Dolby Atmos®. You can reproduce object-oriented sound in smooth, curving movements, or the realistic three-dimensional movement overhead by the top speakers. Other audio codecs such as PCM and DSD can be upmixed using Dolby Surround for enjoying 3D surround sound.
DTS:X®/DTS Neural:X Upmixing: DTS:X is the next-generation audio codec from DTS that leverages object-based audio to enable new immersive and interactive audio experiences. Since DTS:X can automatically adapt the audio to the existing channels and speaker system, no specific speaker layout is required. Experience an immersive soundscape with incredibly rich and life-like audio. Other audio codecs such as PCM and DSD can be upmixed using DTS Neural:X for enjoying 3D surround sound.
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization: When playing any Dolby format, engaging the Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer enables a more immersive listening experience, creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers.
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.
Personal Preset: Just press the Personal Preset button on the front panel for three seconds, and your current settings such as volume level and listening mode can be saved. Up to three presets can be registered and easily called up from the front panel button or the remote control.
Dialog Enhancement: With this unique mid-range sound control feature, you can make independent volume adjustments to the range including dialogs in films, with the up/down key on the remote control.
MCACC Auto Room Tuning: Create the optimum acoustic environment with Pioneer’s MCACC (Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration System), developed with the expertise of professional recording studios. With the custom microphone, the system automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes response.
Works with Sonos: By bringing the VSX-935 into the Sonos eco-system with Connect or Port, you can play any music or audio source on your Sonos app. With "Volume Pass Through" mode selected at the Sonos App settings, you’ll be able to control the volume of the unit by Sonos app or by itself. Enjoy high-quality playback from the AV receiver by Sonos app, just as you would with your favourite Sonos system.
Powered Zone 2 with Dedicated DAC: With the powered feature, the VSX-935 can directly drive speakers in another room, without the need for a separate amplifier. What’s more, the dedicated DAC for Zone 2 lets you listen to all digital audio sources.
Zone B Output for Wireless Headphones: The VSX-935 is equipped with Zone B audio output terminals for expanding the Main Zone sound by connecting your wireless headphone dock. You can listen to the sound playing in the living room via wireless headphones.
High-Quality Audio Transmission by Bluetooth Wireless Technology: Stream songs from compatible devices with the built-in Bluetooth® Wireless Technology (ver. 4.2). The VSX-935 features A2DP/AVRCP profiles, supporting SBC/aptX/aptX HD codecs for transmitter and SBC/AAC codecs for receiver. Not only you can listen music with the receiver via Bluetooth, but also listen to the main source sound of the receiver with a high-quality codec using compatible headphones. With Wake on Play function, the AV receiver automatically wakes up and switches input when a Bluetooth source starts playing.
Voice Control: The VSX-935 works with Hey Google, so you can control playback of various music services supported by Chromecast by asking a Google Assistant enabled device to play, stop, skip, or take the volume up or down. This receiver also works with Alexa, so you can also use voice commands to control supported music services in multiple rooms by Alexa built-in devices. Thanks to both voice controls, you can easily operate and enjoy music services or Internet radio with your voice, without using a remote control or smartphone app.
Pioneer is a Japanese multinational corporation based in Tokyo, that specializes in digital entertainment products. The company was founded by Nozomu Matsumoto in 1938 in Tokyo as a radio and speaker repair shop.
Pioneer played a role in the development of many cutting-edge technologies including interactive cable TV, the Laser Disc player, the first automotive CD player, the first detachable face car stereo, Supertuner technology, DVD and DVD recording, the first AV receiver with Dolby Digital, Plasma display and Organic LED display (OLED).
Today Pioneer is a world leader in electronics products for the car, home and business markets and continues to develop and manufactures innovative and high-tech entertainment and electronic products. Their current range of audio visual components offer fine performance combined with excellent value for money.
Our Take On The Pioneer VSX-935 Home Theatre Receiver
In a home theatre world where soundbars dominate many setups, it’s comforting to see that manufactures continue to cater to those who want far more from their setup. Pioneer has long been at the forefront at crafting devices of exceptional quality and value, and their latest line of receivers is no exception.
The Pioneer VSX-935 receiver does a fine job at providing great music and movie soundtrack playback for the vast majority of consumers looking to go beyond a soundbar solution. With technology shared with its high-end Elite cousins, this model fits a sweet spot for many looking for a robust, capable, reasonably priced model that will make the most out of your listening experience. It’s easy to see the VSX-935 becoming the heart of your home theatre setup, and thanks to its ease of operation, robust functionality and multi-channel prowess, you’re sure to get plenty of years use out of this capable product.
Main Features & Specifications
- Design: 7.2 Channel Network Home Theatre Receiver
- Amplification Channels: 7
- Amplification Type: Direct Energy
- 80 Watts per Channel (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, THD 0.08 %, 2ch Driven, FTC)
- 170 Watts per Channel (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 10 %, 1ch Driven)
- Audio Features
- Dolby Atmos, Dolby Surround Upmixer
- DTS:X, DTS Neural:X Upmixer
- Reflex Optimiser
- Dolby Atmos Height Virtualiser
- DTS Virtual:X
- Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus
- DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES, DTS-HD Express
- DSD Disc (SACD) Playback via HDMI (2.8 MHz/2ch, 5.1ch)
- Digital Quad-Core 32-bit DSP (Cirrus Logic)
- 192 kHz/24-bit D/A Conversion for Hi-Res Audio
- Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) on HDMI Out (Main)
- MCACC Auto Room Tuning
- Phase Control
- Subwoofer EQ
- Advanced Sound Retriever (2ch)
- Advanced Surround Modes
- Classical, Unplugged, Entertainment Show, Drama, Advanced Game, Action, Rock/Pop, Sports, Extended Stereo, Extended Mono, Front Stage Surround Advance
- Video Features
- Support HDMI 2.1 (HDMI IN 1-3) with 8K, VRR (Variable Refresh Rate), ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode), QFT (Quick Frame transport), DSC (Display Stream Compression), and QMS (Quick Media Switching) pass-through
- Supports HDR10+, HDR10, and HLG; 8K/60p (4:2:0/10-bit), 8K/30p (4:4:4/10- bit, 4:2:2/12-bit), 4K/120p (4:4:4/10-bit, 4:2:2/12-bit), 4K60p (4:4:4/12-bit) and BT.2020 color; Deep Color™ (36-bit), "x.v.Color", LipSync, and HDCP 2.3
- Dolby Vision Compatible
- Ultra HD Upscaling (4K to 8K, 1080p to 8K/4K)
- Home Network Features
- Works with Alexa supporting multi-room music
- Works with Hey Google and Chromecast built-in
- DTS Play-Fi® supporting Critical Listening mode with Pioneer Music Control App
- Apple AirPlay 2 with Siri Voice Control
- Works with SONOS supporting multiple Sonos Connect control and Volume Pass Through mode
- Amazon Music HD, Spotify, TIDAL, and Deezer Hi-Fi Music Streaming Services (Subscriptions required)
- Internet Radio with TuneIn
- Hi-Res Audio File Playback via USB/Network
- Up to 192 kHz/24-bit ALAC (96 kHz wireless), AIFF, FLAC, WAV (RIFF) and 5.6 MHz DSD (Converted to PCM)
- Convenience Features
- Personal Preset
- Dialogue Enhancement
- Dual Band (5 GHz/2.4 GHz) Wi-Fi® Built-in
- Bluetooth Wireless Technology (Version: 4.2, Profile: A2DP 1.2/AVRCP 1.3, Codec: SBC/aptX/aptX HD (TX), SBC/AAC(RX)) Built-in
- Pioneer Remote App (available for Apple & Android devices)
- Ready for Multi-room Entertainment Control and Network Streaming
- User-Friendly GUI with System Setup Menu
- On-Screen Information for Audio, Video and Network
- Web Setup
- Auto Power Off in HDMI Standby Through
- FM/AM Tuner 40 Presets
- Sleep Timer
- User-Friendly Simple Remote Control
- Front Connections
- USB: 1 In for USB Drive
- MCACC Setup: MIC In
- Audio: 1 In (Mini Stereo Jack)
- Headphones: 1 Out
- Rear Connections
- HDMI: 6 In (4 Assignable)
- HDMI: 2 Out
- Ethernet: 1 In
- USB: 1 In for USB Drive
- Audio: 4 In (Assignable)
- Phono (MM): 1 In
- Digital Coaxial: 1 In (Assignable)
- Digital Optical: 1 In (Assignable)
- Subwoofer: 2 Pre Out
- Zone 2/Zone B Line Out
- Speakers: 9ch Out (Front, Centre, Surround/Height, Height/Surround Back/Bi-Amp, Zone 2)
- Antenna Connections: FM/AM
- Power Requirements: AC 240 V, 50 Hz
- Power Consumption/Standby: 460 W/0.1 W
- Dimensions (WxHxD): 435 x 173 x 370.5mm
- Weight: 9.6kg
- Manufacturer’s Warranty: 2 Years
Note: Features & Specifications Subject To Change Without Notice. E&OE.