Pioneer Elite VSX-45 5.2-Channel AV Receiver with Built-in Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®

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Pioneer Elite VSX-45 5.2-Channel AV Receiver with Built-in Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®

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  • Pioneer AV Receiver Elite VSX-45 5.2-Channel with Built-in Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®


    Product Description


    5.2-Channel AV Receiver with Built-in Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®

    • Full Bandwidth HDMI (4K UltraHD 60P/4:4:4) with HDCP 2.2
    • Built-in Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth®
    • AVNavigator Built-In for simplified connection and set up
    • Wi-Fi Connection App


    Experience Performance at a Higher Level.

    Pioneer‚¬„s Elite® VSX-45 receiver is your gateway to truly superior performance. A value-packed, 5.2-channel receiver with 80 watts per channel (20 Hz ‚¬œ 20 kHz, THD 0.08 % @ 8 ohms)‚¬?400 watts total‚¬?the VSX-45 is for purists who want power, connectivity and ultimate wireless convenience for their high-definition home theater. Advanced features like Ultra HD (4K/60P 4:4:4) Pass-through, HDCP 2.2 compatibility, built-in Wi-Fi® and a new wireless setup app make this one versatile, easy-to-use receiver. Pioneer AV Receiver


    New Year‚¬„s Resolution

    HDMI and HDCP 2.2

    Pioneer AV Receiver
    The VSX-45 features full-bandwidth HDMI Ultra HD Pass-through (with 4K/60p upscaling). New for 2015 is HDCP 2.2 (High-Bandwidth Digital Copy Protection), ensuring compatibility with current and upcoming 4K UltraHD sources and televisions. With six HDMI inputs, the VSX-45 handles 4K2K Ultra HD video at 60 frames per second‚¬?four times the resolution of 1080p‚¬?relaying the highest quality picture available today, plus 4:4:4-based 4K2K 60P content, offering up to 18GBPS throughput.


    Wi-Fi Within

    Built-In Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz Wi-Fi

    With a dual-antenna setup on the rear panel, the VSX-45 becomes the ultimate wireless control center for your home entertainment system. Two antennas provide maximum signal strength, and supporting both bands means higher throughput and greater Wi-Fi range. Pioneer AV Receiver


    Built-In Bluetooth

    Casual Wireless

    The VSX-45 lets you enjoy wireless Bluetooth audio from virtually any A2DP profile Bluetooth device. Untether yourself from cables and inputs, and enjoy your music wirelessly from your iPhone®, Android, PC, laptop or almost any other A2DP profile Bluetooth-enabled source. Plus you'll enjoy enriched quality with Sound Retriever AIR technology, created specifically to enhance Bluetooth audio. Pioneer AV Receiver


    Simpler Set-Up

    Updated Icon-Based GUI

    An updated on-screen graphical user interface can be displayed in seven languages. The GUI features a simpler menu structure‚¬?with fewer words and more icons‚¬?that is easier to set up than ever before. And because the display is icon-based, it‚¬„s also easy to follow and easy to use.

    Easy Connections

    A brand-new Wi-Fi setup application for iOS® and Android make it easier than ever to connect your Pioneer AV receiver to your home Wi-Fi network. It even transfers the Wi-Fi settings from your smartphone to your receiver. Meanwhile, physical cable connections are simpler, thanks to rear panel features like black-on-white graphics, with text that is larger and easier to read. Speaker connections are labeled for easy hookup. Pioneer AV Receiver


    Custom Installation

    For advanced home theater control, the VSX-45 is compatible with the most popular custom control companies, Crestron® and Control4®, and offer custom installation features including full two-way RS-232C-over-IP control, with the ability to receive metadata from network and iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.


    Worldwide Music

    Internet Radio, Pandora® and Spotify®

    With Internet Radio, the VSX-45 gives you a world of entertainment options. Not only can you enjoy thousands of Internet radio stations around the world with vTuner®, you can also access your favorite music from Pandora and Spotify, complete with on-screen album art and music information. Spotify Connect is a premium subscription feature that lets you play and control Spotify with your smart devices.


    Easy Setup

    Start-up Navi App and Built-In AVNavigator

    The VSX-45 features AVNavigator, a built-in system that simplifies the setup process. Unlike other systems that required an app download or the installation of a CD-ROM, AVNavigator helps you easily connect the VSX-45 to your network and launch your favorite web browser on virtually any device. The AVNavigator will walk you through the connection and setup of your new receiver. You can even explore new features of your AV Receiver using the Interactive Contents section. Just push a button on the virtual remote control and AVNavigator will activate the feature and explain what it does.

    The Start-up Navi App is special app to help you easily set up the AV receiver via Wi-Fi with your smartphone. After opening the package, scan the QR code on the Quick Start Guide with your iPod® touch/iPhone®/iPad® or Android device connected to your home network, and download the Start-up Navi app. As you proceed with the wizard, the network set-up for your AV receiver will be completed smoothly. Then, in coordination with the AVNavigator, the app lets you do all the initial settings of the AV receiver.

    Ready to Connect

    Made for iPhone 6 Certification and more

    The VSX-45 lets you enjoy effortless AirPlay connectivity, offering the latest Made for iPhone certification for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. As a networked receiver, it supports Apple‚¬„s AirPlay® mirroring technology, allowing you to enjoy your favorite music from iPhone, iPod or iTunes anywhere in the house.

    In addition, Pioneer was the first brand to support HTC Connect®, the only unified approach for streaming music wirelessly from select compatible HTC smartphones. There‚¬„s no need for a separate app; HTC Connect is built right into your phone‚¬„s music player and streams high quality, WAV-format files for an effortless, out-of-the-box audiophile experience.

    The VSX-45 is Windows® 8.1 Certified, and also supports DLNA® 1.5 media streaming, which lets you access your favorite music from a DLNA server or computer connected to the same home network. Not only are compressed music files such as MP3, WMA, and AAC supported, but also high-resolution files, such as FLAC, WAV, AIFF, and Apple Lossless.



    Channels: 5

    Amplification Type: Direct Energy

    80 W/ch (8 ohms 20 Hz-20 kHz THD 0.08 % 2ch Driven FTC)
    Audio Features

    Dolby® TrueHD/Dolby Digital® Plus/Dolby Pro Logic II

    DTS-HD® Master Audio/DTS Neo:6®

    DSD Playback via Network/USB (2.8 MHz)

    DSD Disc (SACD) Playback via HDMI (2.8 MHz)

    Digital Core Engine with Texas Instruments Aureus® DSP

    192 kHz/24-bit DAC

    HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)

    Advanced MCACC® Room Calibration

    ‚¬ Phase Control

    ‚¬ Auto Phase Control Plus/Phase Control Plus

    ‚¬ Standing Wave Control

    ‚¬ 3D Time Axis Measurement

    ‚¬ Polarity Check

    ‚¬ Automatic Crossover Detection

    ‚¬ Reverb Before and After Calibration Results (AVNavigator for iPad)

    ‚¬ Subwoofer EQ (4 Band)

    Sound Enhancements

    ‚¬ Advanced Sound Retriever® (Multi-ch)

    ‚¬ Sound Retriever Link

    ‚¬ Auto Sound Retriever/Auto Sound Retriever for ARC

    ‚¬ Auto Level Control (Multi-ch)

    ‚¬ Virtual Speakers (Wide/Height/Surround Back)

    Advanced Surround Modes

    ‚¬ Action, Drama, Advanced Game, Sports, Classical, Rock/Pop

    ‚¬ Front Stage Surround

    ‚¬ Sound Retriever Air, Phones Surround
    ‚¬ ECO Mode 1, ECO Mode 2
    Video Features

    HDMI 6 in/1 out

    3D Ready (Blu-ray Disc, Broadcast, and Games)

    Deep Color (36-bit), ‚¬œx.v. Color‚¬?

    Ultra HD Pass-through with HDCP 2.2 (4K/60p/4:4:4/24-bit, 4K/24p/4:4:4/36-bit, 4K/60p/4:2:2/36-bit)

    Video Scaler (1080p to 4K) with Super Resolution

    Home Network Features

    Apple AirPlay® Certified

    DLNA Certified® (1.5)

    HTC Connect® Certified

    Windows® 8.1 Compatible

    Music File Playback/Seek*1 via Network/USB: AIFF, Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, MP3, WMA, AAC, DSD

    ‚¬ 192 kHz/24-Bit Audio playback (AIFF, Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC
    Gapless Playback for AIFF, Apple Lossless, WAV*2, FLAC, AAC, MP3

    Pandora® Internet Radio*3

    Spotify® Digital Music-Streaming Service Ready*4

    Internet Radio with vTuner®
    Convenience Features

    iPod® Digital Transmission via Front USB Terminal

    Android Audio/Video Playback with MHL

    Start-up Navi (Initial Network Setting App) Ready (iOS/Android)*5

    AVNavigator (Wiring Navi)

    iControlAV5 Remote Control App Ready (iOS/Android)*5

    Charges iPod and iPhone®

    Built-in Wi-Fi (Dual Band 5 GHz/2.4 GHz)

    Built-in BluetoothWireless Technology

    BT Audio Auto Function

    Firmware Update via Internet or USB

    Graphical User Interface (GUI) with Album Artwork (HDMI only)

    Auto Power Down

    Power Save for HDMI Standby Through

    AM/FM Tuner 63 Presets

    Sleep Timer

    Learning Remote Control (Luminous)
    Front Terminals

    USB 1 in for iPod/iPhone, USB drive

    MCACC Setup MIC in

    Phones 1 out
    Rear Terminals

    HDMI 6 in (5 assignable, 1 for HDMI/MHL)

    HDMI 1 out

    Ethernet 1 in

    AV (Composite) 2 in

    Digital Coaxial 1 in (assignable)

    Digital Optical 1 in (assignable)

    Monitor Composite 1 out

    Subwoofer Preout x 2

    Speaker 5 ch out (FRONT, CENTER, SURROUND)

    Speaker B out

    IR 1 in/1 out

    12 V Trigger (150 mA)/RS-232c
    Power Specifications

    Power Requirements: AC 120 V 60 Hz

    Power Consumption/Standby: 550 W/0.1 W
    Product Specifications

    (W x H x D): 17.1 x 6.6 x 13.1 inches

    Weight: 19.2 lbs


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