7.2-Channel 3D Ready A/V Receiver

  • Network- Ready with AirPlay®, Pandora®, vTuner® and SiriusXMTM
  • Made for iPod®/iPhone®/iPad® Certified - Cable Included
  • Pioneer iControlAV2012
  • Zone 2 Audio Output




Home Theater fine-tuned for performance. That’s what we did. Introducing the Pioneer 7.2-Channel VSX-1122-K AV Receiver

The new Pioneer VSX-1122-K receiver is the answer to a home theater enthusiast's prayers. Delivering remarkable performance in an elegant package, it's designed with advanced technology that performs exquisitely in the moment, while at the same time never taking its eyes off the future.

Made for you. And your iPad®, iPhone® and iPod®.

Thanks to Made for iPod touch, iPhone, and iPad certification, Apple devices are easily connected with the included USB/video cable - so there's no need to buy a separate dock to store all your music, videos, streaming content. Plus, since your iPhone, iPod and now your iPad charge automatically when connected, it's the ultimate plug-and-play integration with your home theater. You can enjoy music with iTunes® album art, share videos and movies, downloaded TV shows from iTunes, photos, web content from YouTube® and much more. Got a call? The iPhone will mute movies and music so you can take it. Use the iPhone directly, or push a single button on the VSX-1122-K's front panel to switch control to the included preset remote and an intuitive, full-color GUI.

And new for 2012, the USB port has been upgraded to handle uncompressed 192Khz/24-bit FLAC music files from your PC or memory storage device for true audiophile level performance.


With AirPlay, stream music from iTunes to the VSX-1122-K and play it through your home theater system without docks or cables. Simply connect the receiver to your home network via Ethernet, and it instantly becomes the hub for playback of your iTunes music from your connected Apple® device or networked computer.

You can stream your music straight from your PC or Mac®, iPhone, iPad or iPod touch to the VSX-1122-K at the touch of a button. Listen to your favorite song in your car using your iPhone, leave your car mid song and walk into your home. Using the AirPlay App on your iPhone, select the VSX-1122-K. When you do, it’ll power up automatically and continue your favorite song right where you left off.

You can even view song information including song title, artist, and track time as well as album art on a connected display. With AirPlay, there's really no reason why your iTunes music has to be restricted to your computer!


Connect to your PC Music Files or Internet Radio

The VSX-1122-K's networking ability opens up an entirely new world of possibilities. A rear panel Ethernet port allows full integration into your home network, with Windows 7 and DLNA 1.5 certification, a whole new level of entertainment options are at your fingertips. With 192kHz / 24-bit WAV and FLAC file compatibility, network streaming audio playback is now ready for the true audiophile. Stream your MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV and FLAC music files from your PC, laptop or smartphone to your home theater system.

With vTuner®, the VSX-1122-K lets you enjoy thousands of internet radio stations from around the world. You can also access Pandora and SiriusXM (subscription needed) radio services complete with on-screen album art and music information. An optional AS-WL300 wireless adapter is also available for your wireless network convenience.



Unleash your Smartphone's Music with Bluetooth®

The VSX-1122-K is fully ready for wireless Bluetooth audio from virtually any A2DP profile Bluetooth device. With the Pioneer AS-BT200 Bluetooth adapter, you can untether yourself from cables and inputs. Plus you'll enjoy enriched quality with Sound Retriever AIR technology, created specifically to enhance Bluetooth audio.



Ultimate Sound Control

The VSX-1122-K supports formats like Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD® Master Audio to give your Blu-ray Disc™ soundtracks unsurpassed audio quality. Pioneer also includes all of the Dolby and DTS surround formats best suited for the wide variety of entertainment sources, including the newest Dolby Pro Logic® IIz height channel.

Like a musical instrument, your home theater system needs to be tuned. Pioneer's Advanced Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration system (MCACC) provides an optimized, multi-channel listening experience calibrated and customized specifically to your room by measuring every speaker's connection, and noting size and distance from the listening point, sound levels and timbre.

To eliminate the distortion caused by jitter during conversion, Pioneer’s PQLS technology allows the VSX-1122-K to use its own high precision clock and adjust the transmission rate of bitstream sound data from a compatible Blu-Ray player, insuring every note and nuance is faithfully reproduced.

The VSX-1122-K takes the multi-channel audio experience to a whole new level with four advanced, sound-enhancing virtual speaker modes. Virtual Depth is designed to complement 3D movies. Virtual Height creates sound effects from above your main front speakers, creating virtual height speakers ideal for gaming enthusiasts. Virtual Wide creates a seamless blend between your front and back speakers. Virtual Surround Back replaces your back surround speakers, freeing you to use the surround amplifier to drive a second zone, or bi-amp the front speakers.

Filling in areas where minute details were left out during the compression process, even compressed audio like WMA, MP3 and AAC is enhanced with another Pioneer exclusive, Advanced Sound Retriever.


Advanced Qdeo™ Video Processing. Picture Perfect Whatever the Source

Drawing on Pioneer’s long history as an industry leader in high performance video and tuning techniques, we’ve designed image enhancement and fine-tuning for each video source into the VSX-1121-K to maximize your TV’s performance.

The VSX-1121-K converts analog video signals to HDMI and scales both analog and digital signals up to 1080p/24fps to best match your TV’s capabilities. And Marvell® video processing with award winning Qdeo™ technology provides a truly immersive viewing experience, creating natural and noise-free video for maximum performance and flexibility.

Thanks to Advanced Video Adjust, any video signal that goes into the VSX-1121-K simply comes out better. Video signals are optimized by the type of display you have connected, with video presets for Plasma, LCD and Front Projection TV’s to maximize their performance. And working in conjunction with Advanced MCACC sound tuning, Advanced Video Adjust provides subtle noise reduction and detail enhancements based on the kind of display and your distance from it.

Stream Smoother technology is specifically designed to reduce picture distortion and enhance images while viewing low bit-rate streaming video content from sites that offer it such as YouTube.

Pioneer understands that extraordinary audio and video reproduction is merely the price of entry. With unprecedented level of control and sophistication for the serious enthusiast, the VSX-1121-K delivers all these technologies to create the quintessential home theater experience, now and in the future.


Ready for 3D? You are with the Latest HDMI® Technology

All of Pioneer's newest receivers support the latest HDMI 1.4a specification. So not only do you get the most out of your existing movies and music, with the VSX-1122-K you're prepared for the new generation of 3D video content. With 7 HDMI inputs, you've got plenty of connectivity options for the growing number of high-definition sources available. All Pioneer receivers also offer advanced HDMI conveniences like Audio Return Channel and Power Save HDMI Standby Through.


Transform your Apple Device into a Powerful Remote Control

Communicating with the VSX-1122-K wirelessly through your home network, Pioneer's free iControlAV2012 app turns your iPhone, iPod touch and iPad device or select Android™ smart phone into a powerful remote control for your receiver. The all new iControlAV2012 app is fully redesigned, incorporating everything from basic volume and input selection to advanced features like EQ adjustments and Internet Radio control. iControlAV2012 for iPad includes enhanced features like vertical and horizontal orientation, intuitive control of music from networked PCs as well as internet radio control, and a super-cool finger EQ adjust screen; simply draw the EQ curve to your desired sound preference. New Sound Explorer gives you easy access to experiment with the many powerful sound enhancements the VSX-1122-K offers, like Hi-Bit 24, Auto Phase Control Plus, and Virtual Speaker modes.


Know How and Show How with AVNavigator

Imagine an owner’s manual that actually communicates with your receiver. Or that asks you what sources you'd like to connect and how you'd like to configure your speakers – then walks you through the process as you do it.

An industry-first, Pioneer's AVNavigator truly is an interactive owner’s manual that takes all the guesswork out of setting up your receiver. AV Navigator uses your networked PC or iPad to communicate directly with the VSX-1122-K, walking you through speaker set-up, Advanced MCACC room calibration, sound optimization, firmware updates and more.


Full-Color On-Screen Graphical User Interface

All of the VSX-1122-K's advanced control and connectivity options are made even better with a full-color user interface via HDMI on your connected TV. Effortlessly navigate through the VSX-1122-K's menu and enjoy iTunes album art from a connected Apple device. This is one well-rounded AV receiver.


All this and looks too

First impressions are everything. That’s why, as the heart of your home theater system, the VSX-1122-K with its modern, compelling lines and stunning new brushed finish, reflects a solid, high quality and easy to use state-of-the-art receiver.


  • Direct Energy
  • 7.2
  • 90
  • 120
  • 165
Handheld and Internet
  • iPad 2, iPad, iPhone 4S, 4, 3GS, 3G / iPod touch 4G, 3G, 2G, 1G / iPod classic / iPod nano 6G, 5G, 4G, 3G
  • Yes (AS-BT200 required)
Decoders & Formats
  • Texas Instruments Aureus
  • 192kHz / 24-Bit
  • 24
  • MP3, WMA, AAC, 192kHz / 24-Bit WAV & FLAC via USB and Network
  • Yes with Loudness Management
  • Multi- Channel
Soundfield Calibration
  • Auto / Plus
  • Advanced
  • 9-Band
  • 6
  • 1/2 inch
Listening Modes
  • Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
  • 15+1 Mode DSP
  • Yes (Focus, Wide)
  • Surround Back / Height / Depth / Wide
Audio Features
  • Multi-Channel
  • Bit Stream
  • Multi-Channel
  • Multi-Channel
  • 2 Channel
  • Yes (10 Frame)
  • Versatile Speaker Configuration
  • Yes (Front Channel)
Video Processing
  • Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
  • Qdeo
  • 1080p/24fps
  • 1080p
  • 1080p
  • Standard Definition Sources Detail, Sharpness, Brightness, Contrast, Hue, Chroma, YNR, Black Level
  • 7 In ( 6 Rear, 1 Front) / 1 Out
  • Optional AS-BT200
  • 1 In (Assignable)
  • 3 In
  • Yes (USB+V)
  • 2 (Front 1, Rear 1 for Wireless LAN)
  • Y
  • Optional AS-WL300
  • 3 In / 1 Out
  • 3 In / 1 Out
  • 0.1 Ch (SW)
  • USB / AV Inputs
  • 63 Preset AM / FM Tunner
  • GUI
  • Included
  • 2 Zone Audio
  • 1 In / 1 Out
  • Zone 2 Text
  • Learning Remote Control
  • 30, 60, 90 min.
  • Surround Back/ Front Height/ Front Wide/ Front Bi-Amp/ Zone 2/ B-Speaker
  • Brushed
  • 9 Large
  • 17.13 x 6.63 x 14.29
  • 22.05 lbs.

Updated 3/28/2012