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7.1 Channel HDMI AV Receiver with HD Audio, iPod/iPhone Integration, HDMI (Front) and 1080p Upscaling (Black)


The AV control centre that meets your needs.

3D: Game, Movie, BroadcastMade for iPod, iPhoneThe VSX-1020 provides full iPhone and iPod integration. Using the digital USB connection you can listen to your tunes without quality loss caused by D/A conversion. Our Advanced Sound Retriever will even restore quality lost during compression.

Use your iPhone or iPod touch as a remote control. With the iControlAV application, you can access the receiver’s main functionalities and more over your wireless LAN.

Internet RadioStream audio content to your receiver using Bluetooth (additional adapter required). The Sound Retriever AIR restores sound quality lost during streaming.

HD audio and video support

Bluetooth ReadyThe VSX-1020 is able to decode the latest HD audio formats and upscales video sources to 1080p (HD). It supports x.v.Colour and Deep Colour for vibrant, lifelike colours with smooth gradient transitions. With the latest HDMI version 1.4a, it’s also ready for 3D content from broadcasting, games to home cinema with resolutions up to 1080p.

Connect your receiver to the internet and enjoy your favourite radio stations online. Dolby Digital Pro Logic IIzListen to preloaded stations or easily update your personal favourites.

The receiver has an intuitive and fresh-looking GUI (Graphical User Interface), giving you quick and easy access to the functions you need.

Its real beauty lies inside

Uncover the technologies that do the trick


Main FeaturesVSX-1020-K
Output Power per Channel140W
Impedance at Output Level
Number of Channels7
Signal / Noise Ratio100 dB
AM/FM Tuner with RDSYes
Tuner Pre-set Stations63
Control with HDMIYes
Internet RadioYes
Weight10,2 kg
Dimensions (W x H x D)420 x 158 x 379 mm
Input & Output connectionsVSX-1020-K
AV Front InputYes
Bluetooth Adapter PortYes
Large speaker terminalsYes
Apple CompatibilityVSX-1020-K
Works with iPodYes, via digital direct USB connection (included)
Works with iPhoneYes
iControlAV Yes
iPhone Control ButtonYes
Compatible Generations5th Generation, Nano and above, iPhone (including 3G)
Supported FunctionsAudio & Video (Video with the supplied iPod/iPhone Video + USB Audio cable), On-Screen Album Art
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-1020-K
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
Dolby Pro Logic IIYes
Dolby Pro Logic IIzYes
DTS 96/24Yes
DTS-HD Master AudioYes
Surround Modes13 + 1 (Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Mono Film, Entertainment Show, Expanded Theater, TV Surround, Advanced Game, Sports, Classical, Rock/Pop, Unplugged, Extended Stereo + Phones Surround)
Audio FeaturesVSX-1020-K
Dialogue EnhancementYes
Dynamic Range ControlYes
Front Stage Surround AdvanceYes
Jitter ReductionYes
Midnight Listening ModeYes
Multizone FunctionYes (2)
Virtual HeightYes
Video FeaturesVSX-1020-K
Deep ColourYes
3D ReadyYes
HD Digital Film Direct 24Yes
Upscaling to 1080pYes
Power Output VSX-1020-K
Input (Sensitivity/Imp.): LINE284 mV / 47kΩ
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: LINE (DIN)100 dB
Power Consumption (in use / standby)245 W / 0.60 W
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-1020-K
D/A Converter192 kHz / 24-bit
A/D Converter96 kHz / 24-bit
Main FeaturesVSX-1020-K
Input Connections• 6 x HDMI (1080p upscaling)
• 4 x Composite
• 2 x Component
• 2 x Coaxial
• 2 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
Output Connections• 1 x HDMI
• 1 x Composite
• 1 x Component
HD Audio FormatsDolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
HDMI RepeaterYes
On-Screen Display (GUI)Easy-to-use GUI, available in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Dutch and Russian
Remote ControlGlow-key, preset remote control (learning)
Input & Output connectionsVSX-1020-K
Component Video Input/Output2/1 (assignable)
Composite Input/Output4/1
Digital Optical Input/Output2/- (assignable)
Digital Coaxial Input/Output2/- (assignable)
HDMI Input/Output6 (assignable)/1
IR In/Out1/1
Pre-amp Output Yes (SW)
Speaker A/BYes
USB Host (Front)Yes
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-1020-K
Dolby Digital EXYes
Dolby True HDYes
DTS Neo: 6Yes
DTS-HD High Resolution AudioYes
WMA 9 ProYes
DTS Neural SurroundYes
Audio FeaturesVSX-1020-K
Auto Level ControlYes (Multi-channel)
Auto SurroundYes
Digital Noise ReductionYes
Phase ControlYes
MCACCYes (Advanced, 9-band)
PQLSYes (2 Channel)
Sound Delay (LipSync)Yes
Advanced Sound RetrieverYes (Multi-channel)
Sound Retriever AIRYes
Standing Wave ControlYes
Stream DirectYes
Symmetric EQYes
Virtual Surround BackYes
Power Output VSX-1020-K
Power output per channel140W
Condition1kHz, 1% THD, 8Ω
Frequency Response: LINE5 Hz - 100 kHz +0/-3 dB
Power RequirementsAC 220 - 230 V / 50/60 Hz
DesignDiscrete Amplification Type
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-1020-K
Dolby Pro Logic IIxYes
Power Output VSX-1020-K
Rated Power Output140W per channel
Digital Signal ProcessorFreescale