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


Amazing sound and video experience.

With 7.1 channel surround sound in HD, watching a film becomes an unforgettable experience. The VSX-828 is ready to pass through 4K Ultra HD video signals to a compatible display, meaning it can support home cinema systems dedicated to producing the highest quality picture available today. For convenience, you can easily (and without dock) connect your iPod, iPhone, iPad to enjoy digital audio and analogue video. Via the front MHL compatible HDMI connector you can hook up an Android smartphone for digital audio and video. In addition to MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC and WAV music file playback, this receiver now supports high resolution Apple Lossless and AIFF music files. On top of this you get the Pioneer ControlApp for your Android or Apple device, AirPlay, vTuner Internet Radio & DLNA support.

Via the built-in ECO Mode you can save energy without compromising on sound and video performance.

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.

4K Ultra HD video ready

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.

Always in full control

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

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.


Surround Sound FormatsVSX-828-S
Dolby Pro Logic IIYes
Audio FeaturesVSX-828-S
Headphone SurroundYes
Front Stage Surround AdvanceYes
Sound Retriever AIRYes
Main FeaturesVSX-828-S
Internet RadioYes
Apple CompatibilityVSX-828-S
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-828-S
Dolby Digital PlusYes
Dolby Digital EXYes
Main FeaturesVSX-828-S
Output Power per Channel130W
Impedance at Output Level
Number of Channels7
Input Connections• 5 x HDMI
• 1 x MHL HDMI (Front)
• 3 x Composite
• 1 x Component (Assignable)
• 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
File PlaybackVia LAN/USB:
MP3, WAV, AAC, WMA, FLAC, IAFF, Apple Lossless

192 kHz/24-Bit Audio playback:
MHL Terminal for Android SmartphonesYes
Audio Return ChannelYes
Windows 7 CompatibleYes
Eco ModeYes
Input & Output connectionsVSX-828-S
Bluetooth Adapter PortYes
Component Video Input/Output1 (assignable) / 1
Composite Video Input/Output3/1
Digital Optical Input/Output1/- (assignable)
Digital Coaxial Input/Output1/- (assignable)
HDMI Front InputYes
HDMI Input/Output5/1
Large speaker terminalsYes
Pre-amp Output Yes (SW)
Control AppYes
Air JamYes
Apple CompatibilityVSX-828-S
iPhone Control ButtonYes
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-828-S
Dolby TrueHDYes
DTS Neo: 6Yes
DTS 96/24Yes
DTS-HD High Resolution AudioYes
DTS-HD Master AudioYes
Audio FeaturesVSX-828-S
AM/FM Tuner with RDSYes
Tuner Pre-set Stations30
Sound Delay (LipSync)Yes
Video FeaturesVSX-828-S
HDMI Standby ThroughYes
Power Output VSX-828-S
Power output per channel130W
Condition1kHz, 1% THD, 6Ω
Rated Power Output130W per channel
Input (Sensitivity/Imp.): LINE etc.200 mV / 47 kΩ
Frequency Response: LINE etc.5 Hz - 100 kHz +0/-3 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: LINE etc. (DIN)98 dB
Power RequirementsAC 220 - 230 V / 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (in use / standby)520 W / 0.1 W
Auto Power DownYes
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-828-S
Digital Signal ProcessorTexas Instruments AureusTM (TMS320DA808)
D/A Converter192 kHz / 24-bit
Weight9.2 kg
Main FeaturesVSX-828-S
Signal / Noise Ratio100 dB
Output Connections• 1 x HDMI
• 1 x Composite
• 1 x preout Subwoofer
• 7 x speaker out
• 1 x Phones out
HD Audio Formats• Dolby TrueHD
• DTS-HD Master Audio
Control with HDMIYes
On-Screen Display (GUI)7 languages via HDMI only:
• English
• Dutch
• French
• German
• Italian
• Spanish
• Russian
Firmware updatesYes (via USB)
Spotify ConnectYes
DLNA CertifiedYes (v1.5)
Windows 8 CompatibleYes
Remote ControlGlow-key, preset remote control
Input & Output connectionsVSX-828-S
Speaker A/BYes
USB Host (Front)Yes
Apple CompatibilityVSX-828-S
Works with iPodYes
Works with iPhoneYes
Works with iPadYes
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-828-S
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Pro Logic IIxYes
Dolby Pro Logic IIzYes
Surround Modes11 + 1 for Phones
Audio FeaturesVSX-828-S
Auto Level ControlYes (2 channel)
Auto SurroundYes
DSD-to-PCM ConvertorYes (2 channel)
Dynamic Range ControlYes
Midnight Listening ModeYes
Phase ControlYes
Stream DirectYes
Symmetric EQYes
Video FeaturesVSX-828-S
Deep ColourYes
3D ReadyYes
HD Digital Film Direct 24Yes
4K Pass ThroughYes
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-828-S
A/D Converter96 kHz / 24-bit
Dimensions (W x H x D)435 x 168 x 342.5 mm