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5.1 Channel HDMI 3D AV Receiver with HD Audio


Amazing value for money.

The essentials of HD home cinema made affordable: that's the VSX-421. Phase Control eliminates lag between the 5 channels and significantly improves multi-channel sound.

Or use it as the centre of your audio setup for gaming or home DJing. With 5 HD inputs including 3 x HDMI, you are equipped for regular use.

True home cinema

Turn your living room into a cinema with 5.1 HD surround sound. With speakers in the front, rear and middle and and a subwoofer connected, you’ll immerse yourself in a lively film experience.

High-definition audio

Besides Dolby Pro Logic II, the receiver supports Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio so you can enjoy uncompressed, high-definition audio from Blu-ray discs as well.

AM/FM tuner built-in

No more need for a separate AM/FM tuner component. This receiver has a tuner with 30 pre-set stations built-in so you can easily listen to your favourite radio stations.

The latest, convenient HDMI technology

With HDMI, you can use this receiver to watch 3D video from a Blu-ray disc. Other convenient features include an Audio Return Channel for TVs with a DVD player or a built-in Tuner, for example, as well as Standby Pass-Through.

Connect your portable device

If you have a mobile device to play audio from, simply connect it to the receiver using the 3.5mm mini-jack on the front panel.

Level your sound experience

Often, you need to manually adjust the volume between different media sources because one is louder than another. Auto Level Control detects the difference, and adjusts the volume for you automatically.

for HD audio & video perfection

Take a closer look


Main FeaturesVSX-421
Number of Channels5
Stand-by Pass ThroughYes
Control with HDMIYes
Remote ControlSR remote control
Input & Output connectionsVSX-421
Pre-amp Output Yes (SW / SB)
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-421
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby True HDYes
DTS Neo: 6Yes
Audio FeaturesVSX-421
Auto Level ControlYes (2 channel)
Auto SurroundYes
Bass/Treble Tone ControlsYes
Dynamic Range ControlYes
Headphone SurroundYes
Front Stage Surround AdvanceYes
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-421
Weight9.0 kg
D/A Converter192 kHz / 24-bit
Audio FeaturesVSX-421
Sound Delay (LipSync)Yes
Stream DirectYes
Video FeaturesVSX-421
3D ReadyYes
Power Output VSX-421
Power output per channel130W
Power RequirementsAC 220 - 230 V / 50/60 Hz
Main FeaturesVSX-421
Output Connections• 1 x HDMI
• 1 x Composite
• 1 x Component
Input & Output connectionsVSX-421
Digital Optical Input/Output2/- (assignable)
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-421
Dolby Pro Logic IIYes
Dolby Pro Logic IIxYes
Video FeaturesVSX-421
Deep ColourYes
Power Output VSX-421
Condition1kHz, 1% THD, 6Ω
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-421
Dimensions (W x H x D)435 x 168 x 363 mm
Input & Output connectionsVSX-421
Component Video Input/Output2/1 (assignable)
Composite Input/Output4/1
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-421
Dolby Digital EXYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
DTS 96/24Yes
DTS-HD Master AudioYes
Audio FeaturesVSX-421
AM/FM Tuner with RDSYes
Tuner Pre-set Stations30
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-421
Digital Signal ProcessorTexas Instruments AureusTM
Input & Output connectionsVSX-421
Digital Coaxial Input/Output1/-
Audio FeaturesVSX-421
Advanced Sound RetrieverYes (2 channel)
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-421
A/D Converter96 kHz / 24-bit
Input & Output connectionsVSX-421
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-421
DTS-HD High Resolution AudioYes
Main FeaturesVSX-421
Output Power per Channel130W
Impedance at Output Level
Input Connections• 3 x HDMI
• 4 x Composite
• 2 x Component
• 1 x Coaxial
• 2 x Digital Optical
HD Audio FormaftsDolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio Return ChannelYes
Input & Output connectionsVSX-421
Front Mini JackYes
HDMI Input/Output3/1
Large speaker terminalsYes
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-421
Surround Modes9 + 1 (Action, Drama, Entertainment Show, Advanced Game, Sports, Classical, Rock/Pop, Unplugged, Extended Stereo + Phones Surround)
Audio FeaturesVSX-421
Midnight Listening ModeYes
Phase ControlYes
Power Output VSX-421
Rated Power Output130W per channel
Power Consumption (in use / standby)415 W / 0,45 W