PIONEER VSX 922 -AV Receiver - £239 @ richer sounds (Join RS VIP club & get £10 voucher)

PIONEER VSX 922 -AV Receiver - £239 @ richer sounds (Join RS VIP club & get £10 voucher)

Found 20th Apr 2013
7.2 Channel AV Receiver with 6x HDMI, AirPlay, DLNA, Remote Control App, Video Scaler and Phase Control Plus

The VSX-922 meets all the popular AV receiver needs: 7.2 surround sound in HD, and a digital connection with your iPod, iPhone or iPad without dock. Additionally, it includes easy-to-operate worldwide internet radio and network streaming via DLNA or Apple Airplay when you connect via LAN (adapter for wireless LAN available). WAV and FLAC files in resolutions up to 192kHz/24-bit are supported.

Output Power per Channel 150W

Impedance at Output Level 6Ω

Number of Channels 7

Input Connections • 6 x HDMI (1080p upscaling)
• 4 x Composite
• 1 x Component
• 1 x Coaxial
• 1 x Optical
• 1 x USB host
• 1 x iPod/iPhone Digital via USB (cable included)
• 1 x Ethernet
• 1 x Bluetooth adapter port for AS-BT200
• 1 x rear USB charge port for AS-WL300 Wireless Converter

Output Connections • 1 x HDMI
• 1 x Composite
• 2 x Subwoofer pre out

192 kHz/24-Bit Audio playback: WAV, FLAC

HD Audio Formats Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio

Audio Return Channel Yes

Stand-by Pass Through Yes

Control with HDMI (+) Yes

On-Screen Display (GUI) via HDMI only in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch and Russian

Firmware updates Yes (via Internet or USB)

AVNavigator Yes

Internet Radio Yes

vTuner Yes

DLNA Certified Yes (v1.5)

Windows 7 Certified Yes

Remote Control Glow-key learning remote control

Input & Output connections

Bi-Amplifier Yes

Bluetooth Adapter Port (+) Yes

Component Video Input/Output 1/- (assignable)

Composite Input/Output 4/1

Digital Optical Input/Output 1/- (assignable)

Digital Coaxial Input 1/- (assignable)

Ethernet 1

HDMI Input/Output 6 (5 assignable) / 1

Headphone Input Yes

IR In/Out (+) 1/1

Large speaker terminals Yes

Pre-amp Output 2 SW

Speaker A/B Versatile speaker configuration

USB Host (Front) Yes


iControlAV2012 Yes

Air Jam Yes

AVNavigator for PC & iPad

Apple Compatibility

Works with iPod Yes (cable included)

Works with iPhone Yes

Works with iPad Yes

AirPlay Yes

iPhone Control Button (+) Yes

Compatible Generations iPad,iPad2, iPhone 4S,iPhone 4,iPhone 3GS,iPhone 3G,iPhone, iPod touch 4G/3G/2G/1G, iPod nano 6G(Audio only)/ 5G/4G/3G

Supported Functions • Audio & video playback
• On-screen album art
• Charging

Network Features

Wireless LAN Yes (with optional AS-WL300 adapter)

Surround Sound Formats

Dolby Digital (+) Yes

Dolby Digital EX (+) Yes

Dolby Digital Plus Yes

Dolby Pro Logic II (+) Yes

Dolby Pro Logic IIx (+) Yes

Dolby Pro Logic IIz (+) Yes

Dolby True HD Yes

DTS (+) Yes


DTS Neo: 6 (+) Yes

DTS 96/24 (+) Yes

DTS-Express Yes

DTS-HD High Resolution Audio Yes

DTS-HD Master Audio Yes

Surround Modes (+) 15 + 1 for Phones

Audio Features

AM/FM Tuner with RDS Yes

Tuner Pre-set Stations 63

Auto Level Control (+) Yes (Multi-channel)

Auto Surround Yes

Dialogue Enhancement Yes

Digital Noise Reduction (+) Yes

DSD-to-PCM Convertor Yes (Multi-channel)

Dynamic Range Control Yes

Headphone Surround Yes

Front Stage Surround Advance (+) Yes

Multizone Function Yes (2)

Phase Control (+) Yes

MCACC (+) Yes (Advanced, 9-band)

PQLS (+) Yes (Multi-channel)

Sound Delay (LipSync) Yes

Advanced Sound Retriever (+) Yes (Multi-channel)

Sound Retriever AIR (+) Yes

Sound Retreiver link Yes

Standing Wave Control (+) Yes

Stream Direct Yes

Symmetric EQ Yes

Virtual Depth Yes

Virtual Surround Back (+) Yes

Virtual Height Yes

Virtual Wide Yes

X-Curve (+) Yes

Video Features

Deep Colour (+) Yes

3D Ready Yes

x.v.Colour Yes

HD Digital Film Direct 24 Yes

Upscaling to 1080p Yes

Advanced Video Adjust Yes

PureCinema Yes

Stream Smoother Yes

HDMI Standby Through Yes

HDMI Standby Input Switching Yes

Power Output

Power output per channel 150W

Condition 1kHz, 1% THD, 6Ω

Rated Power Output 150W per channel

Power Requirements AC 220 - 230 V / 50/60 Hz

Power Consumption (in use / standby) 550 W / 0.30 W

Auto Power Down Yes


Design Discrete Amplification Type

Amplifier Specifications

Digital Signal Processor Texas Instruments Aureus(TM) TMS320DA808

D/A Converter 192 kHz / 24-bit

A/D Converter 96 kHz / 24-bit

Dimensions (W x H x D) 435 x 168 x 362.5 mm

Weight 9.8 kg
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Edited by: "stealthx" 20th Apr 2013
Aaahh, it's an A/V receiver, might be helpful to put that in the title as opposed to a string of numbers.

Aaahh, it's an A/V receiver, might be helpful to put that in the title as … Aaahh, it's an A/V receiver, might be helpful to put that in the title as opposed to a string of numbers.

Forgot ! Thanks
I'm pretty sure the main description contains the phrase 'AV Receiver'.
Cant under stand why cold as this is a great price for a What HIFI 5 star unit, hot from me. cheers op
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