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5.1 Channel AV Receiver with 6x HDMI, AirPlay, DLNA, and Internet Radio


Ultra High definition video and ECO friendly.

We've given the humble AV receiver make-over. Engineered to perform as the central entertainment hub in your home, the VSX-528 let's you connect, control and play content from various sources in the home:

• Stream content directly from a Smartphone, iPad, PC or Mac
• Connect and play a multitude of devices with 6 x HDMI inputs + 1 x USB
• Listen to Internet radio
• Replicate the cinema experience with 130 Watts of audio per channel, across 5 channels.
• Enjoy high-res music file playback; WAV, FLAC, AIFF and Apple Lossless via LAN or USB.

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. 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.


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.

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.


Main FeaturesVSX-528-K
Output Power per Channel130W
Impedance at Output Level
Number of Channels5
Signal / Noise Ratio100 dB
Input Connections• 6 x HDMI (1 x front + 5 x rear)
• 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
PlaysVia LAN/USB: MP3, WAV, AAC, WMA, FLAC, AIFF, Apple Lossless
192 kHz/24-Bit Audio playback: WAV, FLAC, AIFF
MHL Terminal for Android SmartphonesYes
HD Audio FormatsDolby TrueHD, DTS-HD Master Audio
Stand-by Pass ThroughYes
Control with HDMIYes
On-Screen Display (GUI)via HDMI only in English
Firmware updatesYes (via USB)
Internet RadioYes
Spotify ConnectYes
DLNA CertifiedYes (v1.5)
Windows 7 CompatibleYes
Remote ControlGlow-key, preset remote control
Eco ModeYes
Input & Output connectionsVSX-528-K
Digital Coaxial Input/Output1/- (assignable)
Large speaker terminalsYes
USB Host (Front)Yes
Control AppYes
Air JamYes
Apple CompatibilityVSX-528-K
Works with iPodYes
Works with iPhoneYes
Works with iPadYes
iPhone Control ButtonYes
Supported Functions• Audio & video playback
• On-screen album art
• Charging
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-528-K
Dolby DigitalYes
Dolby Digital PlusYes
Dolby Pro Logic IIYes
DTS Neo: 6Yes
DTS 96/24Yes
DTS-HD High Resolution AudioYes
Audio FeaturesVSX-528-K
Headphone SurroundYes
Midnight Listening ModeYes
Sound Retriever AIRYes
Stream DirectYes
Symmetric EQYes
Video FeaturesVSX-528-K
4K Pass ThroughYes
Power Output VSX-528-K
Power output per channel130W
Condition1 kHz, 1 % THD, 6 Ω
Auto Power DownYes
Main FeaturesVSX-528-K
Audio Return ChannelYes
Apple CompatibilityVSX-528-K
Compatible Generations• Pad 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
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-528-K
Dolby TrueHDYes
Surround Modes11 + 1 for Phones
Audio FeaturesVSX-528-K
AM/FM Tuner with RDSYes
Phase ControlYes
Sound Delay (LipSync)Yes
Sound RetrieverYes
Power Output VSX-528-K
Rated Power Output130W per channel
Input (Sensitivity/Imp.): LINE200 mV / 47 kΩ
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-528-K
A/D Converter96 kHz / 24-bit
Audio FeaturesVSX-528-K
Auto SurroundYes
DSD-to-PCM ConvertorYes (2 channel)
Dynamic Range ControlYes
Front Stage Surround AdvanceYes
Video FeaturesVSX-528-K
Deep ColourYes
3D ReadyYes
Amplifier SpecificationsVSX-528-K
Digital Signal ProcessorTexas Instruments AureusTM TMS320DA788
D/A Converter192 kHz / 24-bit
Dimensions (W x H x D)435 x 168 x 331.5 mm
Weight8.5 kg
Main FeaturesVSX-528-K
Windows 8 CompatibleYes
Input & Output connectionsVSX-528-K
Bluetooth Adapter PortYes
HDMI Input/Output6/1
Surround Sound FormatsVSX-528-K
DTS-HD Master AudioYes
Audio FeaturesVSX-528-K
Tuner Pre-set Stations30
Auto Level ControlYes (2 channel)
Input & Output connectionsVSX-528-K
Composite Video Input/Output2/1
Digital Optical Input/Output1/- (assignable)
Pre-amp Output Yes
Power Output VSX-528-K
Frequency Response: LINE5 Hz – 100 kHz +0/-3 dB
Signal-to-Noise Ratio: LINE (DIN)98 dB
Power Requirements220–230 V AC / 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (in use / standby)450 W / 0,1 W