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Pioneer Elite VSX-42 7.1 Channel Network Ready AV Reciever Details

Take your home theater performance to the next level. The Pioneer Elite VSX-42 Audio Video Receiver gives you connectivity options for your latest home theater components with six 3D HMDI inputs and one output, as well as one set of component inputs. The receiver features 1080p video upscaling for all video input sources with an Anchor Bay processing chip.It offers 7 channels of amplification, and 9 channels of speaker connection to decide the speaker set-up you want. With Pioneer's exclusive ControlApp, control you VSX-42 with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch device or Android smartphone from your home network.



  • Channels: 7
  • Amplification Type: Direct Energy
  • 80 W/ch (20 Hz – 20 kHz, THD 0.08 % @ 8 ohms FTC)


  • Dolby® TrueHD/Dolby® Pro Logic® IIz/Dolby Digital Plus
  • DTS-HD® Master Audio/DTS-ES/DTS Neo:6
  • Digital Core Engine with Texas Instruments Aureus™ DSP
  • 192 kHz/24-bit DAC
  • HDMI Audio Return Channel
  • Pioneer Auto MCACC® Room Calibration
  • Pioneer Sound Enhancements
    • Phase Control
    • Advanced Sound Retriever® (2ch)
    • Sound Retriever AIR
    • Auto Level Control (2ch)
    • Advanced Surround (9 + 1 Modes)
    • Front Stage Surround Advance
    • Headphones Surround


  • HDMI 6 in/1 out
  • 3D Ready (Blu-ray DiscTM, Broadcast, and Games)
  • Deep Color (36-bit), x.v. Color
  • 1080p Transferring
  • Video Conversion to HDMI

Home Network

  • AirPlay Compatible
  • DLNA Certified® (1.5)
  • Compatible with Windows® 7
  • Music File Playback via LAN/USB (WAV, MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC)
    • 192 kHz/24-Bit Audio playback (WAV, FLAC)
  • Pandora® INTERNET Radio
  • Internet Radio with vTuner®
  • ZONE 2 Analog Audio Out and Volume Control


  • iPod Digital Transmission via Front USB Terminal
  • Charges iPod/iPhone/iPad, USB & Video Cable Supplied
  • ControlApp Ready (iOS/Android)
  • Air Jam App Ready (iOS/Android) (optional AS-BT200 adapter required)
    • Share music and create playlists via Bluetooth connection
  • Firmware Update via USB
  • Graphic User Interface (GUI) with Album Artwork (HDMI only)
  • Auto Power Down
  • AM/FM Tuner 30 Presets
  • Sleep Timer
  • Preset Remote Control

Pioneer Elite VSX-42 7.1 Channel Network Ready AV Reciever Specifications


Rear Terminals

  • HDMI 6 in/1 out
  • Ethernet 1 in
  • AV (Composite) 2 in
  • Audio 1 in (assignable)
  • Digital Coaxial 1 in (assignable)
  • Digital Optical 1 in (assignable)
  • Component Video 1 in (assignable)
  • Monitor Composite 1 out
  • ZONE 2 Analog Audio out and Volume Control
  • Preout 1 SW out
  • Speaker 9 ch out (FRONT, CENTER, SURROUND, SURROUND BACK, FH/ Speaker B)
  • Bluetooth Adapter Port for AS-BT200
  • IR 1 in/1 out
  • 12 V Trigger

Front Terminals

  • USB/iPod Video in
  • MCACC Setup MIC in
  • Headphone 1 out (shown on front page)


  • Power Requirements: AC 120 V 60 Hz
  • Power Consumption: 520 W/ 0.4 W (Standby/HDMI Setup Control: off)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 6.63"
  • Width: 17.13"
  • Depth: 13.5"
Approximate Weight:
  • Unit: 20.44 lbs
  • Shipping: 25 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 2 Year Parts and Labor

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