Pioneer VSX-935 AV Receiver

$1,499
By Pioneer

Description

Immerse in 3D surround sound of Dolby Atmos® or DTS:X, or you can still enjoy similar effects by Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer* and DTS Virtual:X* even without height or surround speakers. Featuring Ultra HD, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision™ pass through with support for HDCP 2.2., the VSX-934 offers evermore life-like images. You can stream songs from various sources via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, DTS Play-Fi, SONOS system, and Apple AirPlay 2*. Other highlights include a Powered Zone 2 feature with a dedicated DAC, Personal Preset buttons, and 2 HDMI outputs.

Featuring Ultra HD, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision™ pass through with support for HDCP 2.2., the VSX-934 offers evermore life-like images. You can stream songs from various sources via Wi-Fi, Bluetooth®, DTS Play-Fi, SONOS system, and Apple AirPlay 2*. Other highlights include a Powered Zone 2 feature with a dedicated DAC, Personal Preset buttons, and 2 HDMI outputs.

HDMI® 2.1 with 8K

HDMI® 2.1 is the most recent update of the HDMI® spec and supports a range of higher video resolutions and refresh rates including 8K60 and 4K120, as well as Dynamic HDR formats. 8K delivers a super-immersive viewing experience with 2x the horizontal and vertical resolution of 4K, and 4 times as many pixels; and combined with 60Hz refresh rate enables smooth and sharp viewing of content with high-speed action. HDMI 2.1 with 8K ensures your system is ready for the clearest and cleanest picture available both now and down the road.

Enhanced Gaming

Own your opponents with HDMI 2.1 enhancements for gamers: 4K/120Hz HDR pass-through enables ultra-fast motion -VRR (Variable Refresh Rate) eliminates lag, stutter, and frame-tearing for fluid gameplay. - ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode) optimizes latency from source to screen - QFT (Quick Frame Transport) limits lag for a smoother experience.

Immersive Sound from your TV Apps

E-ARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel) simplifies connectivity and supports the latest high-bitrate audio formats including Dolby Atmos®, DTS-HD Master Audio™, DTS:X®, Dolby® TrueHD.

Streaming Music Services and Faster Wifi

Use Works with Sonos, Chromecast built-in™, AirPlay 2, and DTS Play-Fi®; includes Spotify®, Amazon Music, Pandora®, TIDAL, Deezer, or TuneIn streaming services

Voice Interaction at the Touch of a Button

Stay wirelessly connected to phone conversations and smart assistants by voice. Simple buttons on the bodies activate a mic so you can make and receive calls. Or ask Siri or the Google Assistant for help without reaching for your phone.

Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

Creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers.

Advanced MCACC Auto Room Tuning Featuring Auto Phase Control Plus

Advanced MCACC adjusts the sound according to the listening room and speakers, and also creates clearer sound by suppressing the standing waves that occur between walls or ceiling and floor. Measurement of up to nine positions can be saved for a wide listening area. Auto Phase Control Plus* makes real-time analysis of the phase difference, and automatically compensates the gap between the LFE and main signals, providing strong bass and clear high-frequency sound.

Roon-Tested

Roon plays to thousands of USB, Airplay, and Chromecast devices, but Roon-tested devices are profiled by the Roon team to ensure simple setup and effortless daily use. If you own a Roon-Tested device, you can have the confidence that you will enjoy the best possible experience with it.

 

Specifications:

Amplification

Amplifier Design Direct Energy
Power Output: Watts per Channel 80 W/ch (8 ohms, 20 Hz-20 kHz, THD 0.08 %, 2ch Driven, FTC), 170 W/ch (6 ohms, 1 kHz, THD 10 %, 1ch Driven)
Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz,10%THD@6ohm 1ch Driven) 165 W/ch

Audio Features

Dolby Atmos®, Dolby Surround Upmixer Yes
DTS:X®, DTS Neural:X® Upmixer Yes
Reflex Optimizer Yes
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer Yes
DTS Virtual: X Yes
Dolby® TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS 96/24, DTS-ES, DTS-HD Express Yes
DSD Disc (SACD) Playback via HDMI (2.8 MHz/2ch, 5.1ch) Yes
Digital Quad-Core 32-bit DSP (Cirrus Logic) Yes
192 kHz/24-bit D/A Conversion for Hi-Res Audio Yes
Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) on HDMI OUT (MAIN) Yes
MCACC Auto Room Tuning Yes
Advanced Sound Retriever (2ch) Yes
Advanced Surround Modes Yes

Video Features

Support HDMI 2.1 (HDMI IN 1-3) with 8K, VRR (Variable Refresh Rate), ALLM (Auto Low Latency Mode), QFT (Quick Frame transport), DSC (Display Stream Compression), and QMS (Quick Media Switching) pass-through
Supports HDR10+, HDR10, and HLG 8K/60p (4:2:0/10-bit), 8K/30p (4:4:4/10-bit, 4:2:2/12-bit), 4K/120p (4:4:4/10-bit, 4:2:2/12-bit), 4K60p (4:4:4/12-bit) and BT.2020 color; Deep Color™ (36-bit), "x.v.Color", LipSync, and HDCP 2.3
Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
Ultra HD Upscaling 4K to 8K, 1080p to 8K/4K

Home Network Features

Works with Alexa Supporting Multi-Room Music Yes
Works with Hey Google and Chromecast Built-in Yes
DTS Play-Fi® supporting Critical Listening Mode with Pioneer Music Control App Yes
Apple AirPlay 2 with Siri Voice Control Yes
Works with SONOS Supporting Multiple Sonos Connect Control and Volume Pass Through Mode Yes
Amazon Music HD, Pandora®, Spotify, TIDAL, and Deezer Hi-Fi Music-Streaming Services Ready Yes
Internet Radio with TuneIn Yes
Hi-Res Audio File Playback via USB/Network Yes
Up to 192 kHz/24-bit ALAC*5, AIFF, FLAC, WAV (RIFF) and 5.6 MHz DSD Yes

Convenience Features

Personal Preset Yes
Dialog Enhancement Yes
Dual Band (5 GHz/2.4 GHz) Wi-Fi® Built-in Yes
Bluetooth® Wireless Technology Version: 4.2, Profile: A2DP 1.2/AVRCP 1.3, Codec: SBC/aptX/aptX HD (TX), SBC/AAC (RX) Built-in
Pioneer Remote App Ready for Multi-room Entertainment Control and Network Streaming
User-Friendly GUI with System Setup Menu Yes
On-Screen Information for Audio, Video and Network Yes
Web Setup Yes
Auto Power Off in HDMI Standby Through Yes
FM/AM Tuner 40 Presets Yes
User-Friendly Simple Remote Control Yes

Front Terminals

USB 1 In for USB Drive Yes
MCACC Setup MIC In Yes
Audio 1 In (Mini Stereo Jack) Yes
Phones 1 Out Yes

Video Processing

4K Ultra HD Pass-Through Yes (HDR10, HLG and BT.2020 Wide Color Gamut Signal Pass-through)
3-D Ready Yes
HDMI Standby Through Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
HDMI 36-bit Deep Color Yes
4K Ultra HD Video Scaler Ultra HD Upscaling
Audio Return Channel Yes
Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
HDMI x.v. Color Yes
Video Converter to HDMI Yes
Super Resolution Yes

Connectivity

HDMI Input / Output 6 In (Rear) / 2 Out
Wi-Fi Built-In Dual Band (5 GHz/2.4 GHz) Wi-Fi® Built-in
Digital Audio Inputs / Output 2 In (Optical 1, Coaxial 1)
Headphone Output Yes
AM/FM Presets AM/FM Tuner 40 Presets
Bluetooth Built-In Yes (Version: 4.2 + LE, Profile: A2DP 1.2/AVRCP 1.3, Codec: SBC/AAC)
USB Terminal Front and Rear
Analog Audio Inputs / Output 2 in / 0 out
Pre-Amp Output 0.2 ch.
Front A/V Inputs USB / 3.5mm stereo mini jack

Installation

On-Screen Display User-Friendly GUI with System Setup Menu
Multi-Room and Source Output Powered Zone 2 with Dedicated DAC
Sleep Timer Yes
Auto Power Down Yes
Remote Yes
Versatile Speaker Configuration Speaker 9ch Out (FRONT, CENTER,SURROUND, SURROUND BACK/HEIGHT/Bi-AMP, ZONE 2)

Construction

Front Panel Brushed
Speaker Terminals 9 large

Misc. Specs

Product Weight 21.2
Depth (in.) 14.56
Width (in.) 17.13
Height (in.) 6.81
Channels 7
Frequency 60 Hz
Voltage 120 V
4k Ultra Hd Compatible Yes
Remote Control Included Yes
Number Of Audio Inputs 1
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year Parts & Labor
Bluetooth Version 4.2
Color Finish Name Black
Smart Compatible Yes
Wifi Capable Yes
Bluetooth Capable Yes
Color Black
Shipping Height 10.4
Shipping Width 18.1
Shipping Depth 21.1