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5.1 Channel AV Receiver with 6x HDMI, AirPlay, DLNA, MHL, Ultra HD 4K Pass Through and vTuner Internet Radio


Ultra High definition video and ECO friendly.

High-resolution music file playback, 4K Ultra HD Pass Through and an energy-saving Eco mode are just a few of the many advantages of the VSX-528. Leading the way in smartphone connectivity, this receiver is the perfect match for your iPod/iPhone/iPad or Android smartphone. With the USB connection, you can play digital audio in high quality.
On top of this you get AirPlay, vTuner Internet Radio, DLNA support and the Pioneer ControlApp for your Android or Apple device. When you have the Pioneer ControlApp installed on your mobile device, you are now able to stream your own music directly to your receiver without using an additional app.

Enjoy Spotify

Spotify Connect is a Premium feature that lets you play and control Spotify on your devices. Choose music on your mobile and listen on your speakers. At home, hit play on your mobile and hear high fidelity sound on your audio speakers. Enjoy instant access to millions of songs with Spotify.

Loves your i-devices

Connect your Apple device directly to the receiver to view stored photos or videos. You can also stream directly from e.g. YouTube to your LCD TV.

Stream with ease

DLNA and AirPlay are widely supported on PCs, laptops, smartphones and other devices. As this receiver is DLNA and AirPlay certified, you can easily stream audio from such a device. Apple's AirPlay lets you stream music from your entire iTunes library.

Energy efficient settings

Use the ECO Mode to save energy. It analyses your sources in real time, adjusting power consumption accordingly to meet your needs, or you can choose the power-saving settings that are right for you. You can control ECO Mode using the receiver's front panel or the included remote control.

Always in full control

The free Pioneer ControlApp lets you modify the most important receiver functions from your smartphone or tablet (iOS / Android).

4K Ultra HD video upscaling

Experience real high definition with 4K ultra-high resolution video. 4K Pass Through ensures your receiver is ready for the next generation of high def video.

Hi-Res Audio

In addition to MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC and WAV music file playback from a networked computer or USB drive, you can now also enjoy playback of high-resolution AIFF and Apple Lossless files as well as gapless playback for AIFF, Apple Lossless, WAV and FLAC files.


Main FeaturesVSX-528-K
Internet RadioYes
Spotify ConnectYes
DLNA CertifiedYes (v1.5)
Windows 7 CompatibleYes
Windows 8 CompatibleYes
Input & Output connectionsVSX-528-K
USB Host (Front)Yes
Control AppYes
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-528-K
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
Dolby TrueHDYes
DTS 96/24Yes
DTS-HD High Resolution AudioYes
DTS-HD Master AudioYes
Surround Modes11 + 1 for Phones
Audio FeaturesVSX-528-K
AM/FM Tuner with RDSYes
Tuner Pre-set Stations30
Auto Level ControlYes (2 channel)
Auto SurroundYes
Midnight Listening ModeYes
Phase ControlYes
Sound Delay (LipSync)Yes
Sound RetrieverYes
Sound Retriever AIRYes
Symmetric EQYes
Video FeaturesVSX-528-K
Deep ColourYes
3D ReadyYes
4K Pass ThroughYes
Power Output VSX-528-K
Frequency Response: LINE etc.5 Hz – 100 kHz +0/-3 dB
Power Consumption (in use / standby)450 W / 0.1 W
Auto Power DownYes
Main FeaturesVSX-528-K
Output Power per Channel130W
Impedance at Output Level
Number of Channels5
Signal / Noise Ratio100 dB
Input Connections• 5 x HDMI
• 1 x MHL HDMI (Front)
• 3 x Composite
• 1 x Digital Coaxial (Assignable)
• 1 x Digital Optical (Assignable)
• 1 x USB 2.0 host (iPod/iPhone/iPad Digital Audio, USB drive)
• 1 x Ethernet
• 1 x Bluetooth adapter port for AS-BT200
Output Connections• 1 x HDMI
• 1 x Composite
• 1 x preout Subwoofer
• 5 x speaker out
• 1 x Phones out
File PlaybackVia LAN/USB:
MP3, WAV, AAC, WMA, FLAC, IAFF, Apple Lossless

192 kHz/24-Bit Audio playback:
MHL Terminal for Android SmartphonesYes
HD Audio Formats• Dolby TrueHD
• DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio Return ChannelYes
Stand-by Pass ThroughYes
Control with HDMIYes
On-Screen Display (GUI)7 languages via HDMI only:
• English
• Dutch
• French
• German
• Italian
• Spanish
• Russian
Firmware updatesYes (via USB)
Remote ControlGlow-key, preset remote control
Eco ModeYes
Input & Output connectionsVSX-528-K
Composite Video Input/Output2/1
Digital Optical Input/Output1/- (assignable)
Digital Coaxial Input/Output1/- (assignable)
HDMI Input/Output6/1
Large speaker terminalsYes
Pre-amp Output Yes
Air JamYes
Apple CompatibilityVSX-528-K
Works with iPodYes
Works with iPhoneYes
Works with iPadYes
iPhone Control ButtonYes
Compatible Generations• iPad 4G(*)/3G
• iPad2,iPad
• iPad mini(*)
• iPhone 5(*),iPhone 4S
• iPhone 4,iPhone 3GS
• iPhone 3G,iPhone
• iPod touch 5G(*)/4G/3G/2G/1G
• iPod nano 7G(*)/6G(*)/5G/4G/3G

(*) : Audio only
Supported Functions• Audio & video playback
• On-screen album art
• Charging
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-528-K
Dolby Pro Logic IIYes
DTS Neo: 6Yes
Audio FeaturesVSX-528-K
DSD-to-PCM ConvertorYes (2 channel)
Dynamic Range ControlYes
Headphone SurroundYes
Front Stage Surround AdvanceYes
Power Output VSX-528-K
Power output per channel130W
Condition1kHz, 1% THD, 6Ω
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: LINE etc. (DIN)98 dB
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-528-K
Digital Signal ProcessorTexas Instruments AureusTM (TMS320DA808)
D/A Converter192 kHz / 24-bit
A/D Converter96 kHz / 24-bit
Input & Output connectionsVSX-528-K
Bluetooth Adapter PortYes
Audio FeaturesVSX-528-K
Stream DirectYes
Power Output VSX-528-K
Rated Power Output130W per channel
Input (Sensitivity/Imp.): LINE etc.200 mV / 47 kΩ
Power RequirementsAC 220 - 230 V / 50/60 Hz
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-528-K
Dimensions (W x H x D)435 x 168 x 331.5 mm
Weight8.5 kg