7.2 Channel Networked AV Receiver with Built-in Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®, and Dolby ATMOS®
- Full Bandwidth HDMI (4K UltraHD 60P/4:4:4) with HDCP 2.2
- Built-in Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth®
- AVNavigator Built-in for simplified set up
- Dolby ATMOS®
Enter Another Dimension
Pioneer’s Elite® VSX-90 receiver opens a new dimension in realism, thanks to the new Dolby ATMOS technology and a host of advanced audio and video features. This 7.2-channel receiver delivers 100 Watts per channel (20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.08 % @ 8 ohms) with all the connectivity and ultimate wireless convenience you need to create a high-definition home theater. Advanced features like Ultra HD (4K/60P 4:4:4) Pass-through, HDCP 2.2 compatibility, DSD Playback via Network, Subwoofer EQ, built-in AVNavigator application and Wi-Fi® connectivity, plus a new wireless setup app make the VSX-90 a standout choice in the Elite receiver lineup. And it’s Spotify® and Roku® Ready.
HDMI 2.0 and HDCP 2.2
The VSX-90 delivers full-bandwidth HDMI 2.0 Ultra HD Pass-through (4K/60p upscaling). New for 2015 is HDCP 2.2 (High Definition Copy Protection), ensuring compatibility with current and upcoming 4K UltraHD sources and televisions. With seven HDMI 2.0 inputs and two outputs, the VSX-90 handles 4K2K Ultra HD video at 60 frames per seconds—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. HDMI 2.0 is also backwards compatible with earlier versions of HDMI.
Enhance the Experience
The VSX-90 incorporates incredible Dolby ATMOS technology, the exciting advancement in sound that makes music and movies come alive like never before. With Atmos-compatible speakers, source material, and speaker setup, sound takes on a whole added dimension. Meanwhile, Dolby surround upmixer brings ATMOS realism to even your existing content. CDs, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs sound more alive and real than you ever imagined.
Using the Pioneer Elite Dolby ATMOS Enabled Speakers you will need the following in order to use the Dolby ATMOS-enabled capability of these speakers, the listening room ceiling should have horizontal flat hard surface (for audio reflection) and a height of 8’ to 14’.
In addition to a Dolby ATMOS compatible speaker set up, you must have a Dolby ATMOS compatible receiver/processor and Dolby ATMOS encoded content.
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Built-In Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz Wi-Fi
With a dual-antenna setup on the rear panel, the VSX-90 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.
The VSX-90 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.
Updated Icon-Based GUI
The VSX-90 comes with a learning remote and an updated on-screen graphical user interface that 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.
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.
The VSX-90 offers both RS-232c interface and full IP control providing compatibility with the most popular home automation systems. For custom-installed home theater solutions, it offers multi-zone capability audio video support. Home theater in one room, HDZONE (HDMI) to second room and listen to analog music in a third room However you choose to use it, this receiver gives you the features and flexibility that comes with owning an Elite AV receivers.
Internet Radio, Pandora® and Spotify®
With Internet Radio, the VSX-90 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.
Ready to Connect
Made for iPhone 6 Certification and more
The VSX-90 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-90 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.
Ultimate Control App
Whether controlling volume, switching inputs or exploring all of the new features of your receiver, Pioneer’s iControlAV5 remote-control app for iOS and Android allows full control of the VSX-90. You can even play back music stored on your smartphone using our Push Player feature. Available at no charge from the App Store for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, the app is also available in Google Play® (www.GooglePlay.com) for Android devices.
The Elite VSX-90 is a true multi-source, multi-zone powerhouse that packs serious power into an elegant package. Seven discrete channels of direct energy amplification deliver 95 Watts (20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.08 % @ 8 ohms) for spectacular 7.2-channel surround. In addition to being Dolby ATMOS compatible, the VSX-90 supports formats like Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD® Master Audio to give your soundtracks on Blu-ray Disc™ unsurpassed audio quality.
Ultra-Fine Tuned Room
Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration (MCACC® Pro)
Pioneer's Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration system is like having your own sound engineer precision-tuning your system to your living room. MCACC Pro takes calibration even further, providing an optimized, multi-channel listening experience customized specifically to your room by measuring every speaker's connection, and noting size and distance from the listening point, sound levels and timbre. Using measurements from every speaker’s connection, it gives you a calibrated and customized multi-channel listening experience.
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Subwoofer EQ establishes the distance and characteristics of your subwoofer, and makes adjustments using four different frequency parameters and an extremely low-latency DSP to reduce phase and timing errors that are often found in other room calibration systems.
ESS Sabre 24-Bit DAC
The VSX-90 now incorporates the ES9006 Sabre Premier audio DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter). Typically found on AV receivers twice the price, this state-of-the-art DAC provides superior Digital-to-Analog conversion with far less jitter than other DACs.
High Resolution Support
The Pioneer VSX-90 delivers the high-resolution music playback audiophiles demand, with support for 192 kHz 24-bit AIFF, Multi-channel WAV, FLAC, and Apple Lossless up to 96kHz 24-Bit. Compressed formats, such as MP3, WMA, and AAC are also supported. Stream these files from your home network, tablet, or even the front USB. Serious listeners will appreciate DSD direct playback via network or SACD disc playback via HDMI.
Green and Easy
The VSX-90 features an energy-saving ECO Mode that, when enabled in Standby, achieves a power consumption of only 0.1 watt. With a host of convenience features, including Network Standby and HDMI CEC support, ECO Mode analyzes your sources in real time, adjusting power consumption accordingly to meet demand. Or you can manually select the power-saving settings that are best for you.
- Discrete Direct Energy
- 100 Watts
- 165 Watts
- SC Model Power Rating Only
- SC Model Power Rating Only
- SC Model Power Rating Only
- 550 W/0.1 W (standby)
Handheld and Internet
- MP3, WMA, AAC, Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, DSD
- Apple Lossless, WAV, FLAC, AIFF, DSD
Decoders & Formats
- Texas Instruments Aureus
- ESS SABRE Premier<br> 192K/24Bit
- Auto / Plus
- 9-Band (Advanced)
- 1/2 Inch
- Direct / Pure Direct
- 10 + 1
- 2ch (5.6MHz/2.8MHz)
- Multi-Channel / Auto with ARC
- Yes (800 ms)
- Front Channel
- 7 In (6 Rear, 1 Front) / 2 Out
- 1 (Rear)
- 1 In (Assignable)
- Front USB
- 2 In
- 3 In
- 2 In (Optical 1, Coaxial 1)
- 0.2 ch
- USB & HDMI
- Icon-based Graphical User Interface (GUI)
- HDZONE Audio & Video (HDMI and Powered) / Powered ZONE2 Audio
- All Audio Sources
- Eco Mode 1/Eco Mode 2
- 1 (150 mA)
- 1 In / 1 Out
- Surround Back / Front Wide/ Front Bi-Amp/ Zone 2/ B-Speaker/ Powered HD Zone
- Learning Remote Control (Luminous)
- 9 Large
- 3 Years Parts & Labor
- 17.1 x 9.4 x 14.3
- 17.1 x 6.6 x 14.3
- 21.6 lbs.
Specifications and design subject to modification without notice.
Pioneer, MCACC, Advanced Sound Retriever, and the corresponding logos are registered trademarks of Pioneer Corporation and are used by Pioneer & Onkyo U.S.A. Corporation under license.
The impedances indicated are actual values that speakers can present to an amplifier while playing back music. They do not refer to the nominal rated impedances of speakers you use.
HDMI connection may not allow transmission of copyright protected material, depending on the capability of the signal source.
The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC in the United States and other countries.
Dolby, Dolby Atmos, Dolby Digital, and the double-D symbol arer egistered trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
DTS and NEO:6 are registered trademarks of DTS, Inc
Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.
AirPlay works with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with iOS 4.3.3 or later, Mac with OS X Mountain Lion, and Mac and PC with iTunes 10.2.2 or later.
“Made for iPod” and “Made for iPhone” mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod or iPhone respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod or iPhone may affect wireless performance.
Apple, AirPlay, iPad, iPhone, iPod, iTunes and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.
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The Bluetooth word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by PIONEER CORPORATION is under license.
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HTC, the HTC logo, and HTC Connect are registered trademarks of HTC Corporation. “x.v.Color” is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
SABRE is a registered trademark of ESS Technology, Inc.
Android and Google Play are trademarks of Google Inc.
MHL, the MHL Logo, and Mobile High-Definition Link are trademarks or registered trademarks of MHL LLC in the United States and other countries.
Pandora, the Pandora logo, and the Pandora trade dress are trademarks or registered trademarks of Pandora Media, Inc. used with permission.
Spotify and the Spotify logo are trademarks of the Spotify Group, registered in the U.S. and other countries.
Texas Instruments Aureus is a registered trademark of Texas Instruments, Inc.
vTuner is a registered trademark of Nothing Else Matters Software, Ltd.
Phase Control is a trademark placed on a product with Pioneer’s Phase Control Technology concept. The technology enables high-grade sound reproduction environment by improving the phase matching for each of the components.
For details on iPod compatibility, visit http://pioneer.jp/homeav/support/ios/na/