Pioneer VSX-S520S 5.1-Ch Slim Network AV Receiver

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Pioneer VSX-S520S 5.1-ch Slim Network AV Receiver

  • Slim 2.76” Low-profile Design
  • Built in Bluetooth® and WiFi
  • Ultra HD Pass-through (4K UltraHD 60P/4:4:4) with HDCP 2.2
  • 80 W/ch (4 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1.0 %, 1ch Driven FTC)
  • 50 W/ch (4 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 1.0 %, 2ch Driven FTC)

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Product Description

Pioneer VSX-S520S 5.1-Ch Slim Network AV Receiver

Pioneer VSX-S520S 5.1-ch Slim Network AV Receiver is a bringing quality sound and the latest features in a slim and stylish design, thanks to the highly-efficient Class D amplifier. Enjoy spectacular images with Ultra HD (4K/60p/4:4:4) upscaling/pass-through, play Hi-Res Audio via USB/network, listen to internet radio and various streaming services. The slim, stylish design and efficient power makes the VSX-S520 an ideal addition to any home cinema.

Slim Compact Design

Like other products from Pioneer, the VSX-S520 features a stylish black finish along with a slim line profile combined with low heat generation of class D amps and a low-profile design that makes it easy to fit into tight spaces.

Built-in Dual Band Wi-Fi

Enjoy network features such as audio streaming via wireless LAN connection. The built-in Wi-Fi is dual band, supporting both 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz frequency channels. By using the 5 GHz band, you can enjoy steady and uninterrupted streaming of audio files.

Ultra HD (4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit) Upscaling/Pass-Through with HDCP 2.2

The feature lets you take advantage of the highest-quality video source for viewing on a 4K TV. With support for HDCP 2.2, you can enjoy premium content such as 4K videos with digital copy protection on a compatible display.

Dolby Atmos for 3.1.2ch with Surround Enhancer

The VSX-S520 supports up to 3.1.2ch Dolby Atmos*. Surround Enhancer*, developed by Dolby Laboratories, Inc., is a virtual speaker technology based on Head-Related Transfer Function (HRTF). With DSP, virtual surround speakers deliver the sound that usually comes from surround speakers. The 3.1.2ch is virtually expanded to 5.1.2ch to create 3D surround sound field. Even those who have difficulty installing rear speakers can also enjoy various audio formats** in a wide sound field with Surround Enhancer, as well Dolby Atmos.

Chromecast™ built-in

The VSX-S520 comes with Chromecast built-in, so you can use your mobile device to stream your favorite music, radio, or podcasts to the receiver. You can control the audio from anywhere in the house using Chromecast-enabled apps running on your personal device—iPhone, iPad, Android phone and tablet, Mac and Windows laptop, and Chromebook. Discover Chromecast-enabled apps at

Multi-room Audio Offers a Variety of Ways to Enjoy Music

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.

Additional Information

Weight3.99 kg

– Amplifier DesignClass: D
– Channels: 6
– Power Output: Watts per Channel (1 kHz, 1.0%THD@4ohm, 2ch driven FTC)50 W
– Power Output: Watts per Channel (1 kHz, 1.0%THD@4ohm, 1ch driven FTC)80 W
– Estimated Power Consumption/Network Standby off: 60 W / 0.2 W

– AirPlay: Yes
– Made for iPhone and iPod: AirPlay Only
– iOS/Android Remote Control APP: Pioneer Remote App
– TIDAL Music Streaming Service Ready: Yes
– Pandora Internet Radio: 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),
– High-Definition Copy Protection (HDCP): 2.2
– Dolby Atmos:3.1.2ch
– Dolby TrueHD: Yes
– Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
– DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
– HDMI SACD Transfer: Multi-Channel

– Phase Control: Yes
– MCACC: Yes
– MCACC Memory: 1
– EQ Bands: 9-Band
– Symmetric EQ: Yes
– X-Curve: Yes
– Distance Adjustment: 0.1 feet
– Auto Subwoofer Crossover: Yes

– Advanced Sound Retriever: Yes
– DSD Music File2ch(2.8MHz / 5.6MHz)
– Tone Control: Multi
– Sound Delay: (Lip Sync)500 ms @ 48k/ 400 ms @ 96k/ 200 ms @ 192k
– Speaker A/B: Yes

– HDMI Input / Output4 in (4 Rear) /1 out
– Wi-Fi Built-In: Yes (5GHz/2.4GHz)
– Bluetooth Built-In: Yes (Version: 4.1, Profile: A2DP/AVRCP, Codec: SBC/AAC)
– USB Terminal Front: USB
– Ethernet Input: Yes
– Digital Audio Inputs / Output: 2 In (Optical 1, Coaxial 1)
– Pre-Amp Output: 0.1 Ch
– Headphone Output: Yes
– Front A/V Inputs: USB
– AM/FM Presets: 40 (FM only)

Watts Per Channel

51 to 150w

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Bluetooth, Spotify, SiriusXM

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