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Slim 5.1 Channel HDMI 3D AV Receiver with HD Audio and MCACC


The receiver that fits any rack space.

Just 280 mm high and 317 mm deep, Pioneer Slim Receivers are designed to fit in any popular TV or home cinema rack. And with the “Sound Wing” mode, they are the ideal companion for Sound Wing speakers for 360° surround with just 1 or 2 speakers.

The slim VSX-S300 brings you the basics of HD home cinema, with the option to intelligently adjust the sound according to the position of your speakers using MCACC. This way, you'll always be sitting in the sweet spot for perfect audio when watching a film or gaming. An AM/FM tuner is built-in.

Eco Mode is a special power-saving feature that reduces up to 60% of power usage through de-activating unused functions.

It has 6 HD inputs including 4 x HDMI.

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

Bluetooth audio streaming

If your phone, laptop or tablet is equipped with Bluetooth, you can live stream audio to the receiver (with optional adapter). The Sound Retriever AIR restores sound quality during transmission.

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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.

Intelligent speaker calibration

Surround speakers can hardly be ideally positioned. MCACC therefore analyses the existing sound field using a microphone (included), just like a sound professional, and adjusts the sound timings to precision-tune the system to your room.

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Audio FeaturesVSX-S300
Auto Level ControlYes (2 channel)
Dynamic Range ControlYes
Headphone SurroundYes
Front Stage Surround AdvanceYes
Phase ControlYes
Advanced Sound RetrieverYes (2 channel)
Power Output VSX-S300
Power Consumption (in use / standby)70W / 0.45W
Main FeaturesVSX-S300
Output Power per Channel100W
Impedance at Output Level
Number of Channels6 (1 x passive subwoofer)
Input Connections• 4 x HDMI
• 1 x Coaxial
• 2 x Digital Optical
• 1 x Composite
• 1 x Bluetooth adapter port for AS-BT200
Output Connections• 1 x HDMI
• 1 x Composite
HD Audio FormaftsDolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio Return ChannelYes
Input & Output connectionsVSX-S300
Front Mini JackYes
HDMI Input/Output4/1
Large speaker terminalsYes
Pre-amp Output Yes (SW - FH / SB)
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-S300
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital EXYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
Dolby Pro Logic IIYes
Audio FeaturesVSX-S300
Tuner Pre-set Stations30
Auto SurroundYes
Sound Retriever AIRYes
Stream DirectYes
Symmetric EQYes
Video FeaturesVSX-S300
Deep ColourYes
3D ReadyYes
Power Output VSX-S300
Rated Power Output100W per channel
Power RequirementsAC 220 - 230 V / 50/60 Hz
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-S300
Digital Signal ProcessorTexas Instruments AureusTM (TMS320DA788)
D/A Converter192 kHz / 24-bit
Dimensions (W x H x D)435 x 85 x 317 mm
Main FeaturesVSX-S300
Control with HDMIYes
On-Screen Display (GUI)Analogue (English)
Remote ControlSR remote control
Eco ModeYes
Input & Output connectionsVSX-S300
Bluetooth Adapter PortYes
Composite Input/Output1/1
Digital Optical Input/Output2/- (assignable)
Digital Coaxial Input/Output1/-
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-S300
DTS-HD Master AudioYes
Surround Modes9 + 1 (Action, Drama, Entertainment Show, Advanced Game, Sports, Classical, Rock/Pop, Unplugged, Extended Stereo + Phones Surround)
Audio FeaturesVSX-S300
AM/FM Tuner with RDSYes
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-S300
A/D Converter96 kHz / 24-bit
Main FeaturesVSX-S300
Stand-by Pass ThroughYes
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-S300
Dolby Pro Logic IIxYes
Dolby Pro Logic IIzYes
Dolby True HDYes
DTS Neo: 6Yes
DTS 96/24Yes
DTS-HD High Resolution AudioYes
Audio FeaturesVSX-S300
Bass/Treble Tone ControlsYes
Midnight Listening ModeYes
Sound Delay (LipSync)Yes
Video FeaturesVSX-S300
HD Digital Film Direct 24Yes
Power Output VSX-S300
Power output per channel100W
Condition1kHz, 1% THD, 4Ω
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-S300
AmplifierClass D Amplifier
Weight4.2 kg