Pioneer Elite VSX-51 7.1 Channel 3D Ready AV Receiver 
VSX-51 7.1 Channel 3D Ready AV Receiver 
VSX-51 7.1 Channel 3D Ready AV Receiver 
VSX-51 7.1 Channel 3D Ready AV Receiver 
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Pioneer Elite VSX-51 7.1 Channel 3D Ready AV Receiver Details

The Elite VSX-51 receiver arrives with many connectivity and control options, all designed to give the genuine home theater enthusiast only one: the truest, most realistic fidelity for your home entertainment experience. Designed for those who settle for nothing less than the very best in audio and video, the state-of-the-art performance and specifications of the exceptional VSX-51 are the result of uncompromising standards of engineering, manufacturing and testing. Living up to its name, and reputation, the Elite VSX-51 simply delivers a home entertainment experience others can’t.

Pioneer Elite VSX-51 7.1 Channel 3D Ready AV Receiver Specifications


  • Amplifier Design: Direct Energy
  • Channels: 7.1
  • Power Output: Watts per Channel (20Hz-20kHz @8ohm): 90
  • Estimated Power Consumption: 550

Handheld and Internet

  • AirPlay
  • Made for iPod/iPhone/iPad Certified: iPod/iPhone/iPad
  • Supported Apple Devices: 4th gen Nano and above / iPhone, 3G, 3GS, 4 / iPad, iPad2
  • iControlAV Application: iControlAV2 (iPad, iPhone, Android)
  • Supplied iPad/iPhone/iPod A/V Cable
  • iTunes Movie / TV / Video Playback
  • iTunes Album Art
  • iTunes Cover Art
  • YouTube Video Playback
  • Android Audio Playback via USB
  • Internet Radio: vTuner
  • DLNA 1.5 Certified: Yes
  • USB Formats: WAV, MP3, WMA, iPod Digital, JPEG
  • Network Audio Formats: LPCM, WAV 192kHz, MP3, ACC, WMA, FLAC 96kHz

Decoders & Formats

  • Digital Core DSP Engine: TI Aureus
  • iPod Digital Audio
  • 192K/24-Bit DACs: Yes
  • Dolby True HD
  • Dolby Digital plus
  • Dolby Pro-Logic IIz
  • DTS-HD Master Audio
  • DTS 96/24
  • DTS Neo:6

Soundfield Calibration

  • Phase Control: Plus
  • Auto MCACC: Advanced
  • Manual MCACC
  • Standing Wave Control
  • EQ Bands: 9
  • Symmetric EQ
  • MCACC Memory: 6
  • X-Curve
  • Distance Adjustment: 1/2 Inch
  • Polarity Check
  • Auto Subwoofer Crossover

Listening Modes

  • Auto Surround
  • Auto Level Control: Multi-Channel
  • Stream Direct: Direct / Pure Direct
  • Advanced Surround: 15 + Headphone Surround
  • Wide Surround
  • Front Stage Surround Advance: Yes (Focus/Wide)
  • Headphone Surround
  • Virtual Surround Back
  • Virtual Height


  • DSD to PCM Converter: Multi-Channel
  • PQLS Jitter Reduction: HDMI Bitstream
  • Dialog Enhancement
  • Advanced Sound Retriever: Multi-Channel / Auto
  • Sound Retriever AIR
  • Digital Noise Reduction
  • Tone Control: 2 Channel
  • Sound Delay (Lip Sync): 10-Frames
  • Speaker A/B
  • Bi-Amp: Front Channel

Video Processing

  • 3-D Ready
  • Audio Return Channel
  • HDMI 36-bit Deep Color
  • HDMI x.v. Color
  • Video Converter to HDMI
  • Video Scaler: Anchor Bay up to 1080p
  • Pure Cinema
  • Video Parameter Adjustments: Advanced Video Adjust - SD Sources Progressive Motion - YNR, Detail, Brightness, Contrast, Hue, Chroma, Black level


  • HDMI Input / Output: 6 In / 1 Out
  • Bluetooth Adapter Port: AS-BT100 or AS-BT200
  • Component Video Input / Output: 2 In / 1 Out
  • iPhone / iPod: Front USB / Composite Video
  • USB Memory Input: Yes (MP3 / WMA / WAV / JPEG)
  • Ethernet Input
  • SIRIUS Satellite Ready
  • Composite A/V Input / Output: 4 In / 1 Out
  • Analog Audio Inputs / Output: 2 In / 1 Out
  • Digital Inputs / Output: 4 In / 1 Out
  • Pre-Amp Outputs: .1 (Sub)
  • Headphone Output
  • Front A/V Inputs: HDMI / USB / Composite Video
  • AM/FM Presets: 63


  • On-Screen Display: GUI with Album Art
  • Multi-Room and Source Output: 2 Zone A/V
  • Zone 2 Sources: BD / TV / Sat / DVR / Video / Home Media Gallery / iPod USB / CD / Tape / Tuner / Adapter Port / Sirius
  • 12 Volt Trigger (Assignable): Yes (2)
  • RS-232C
  • IR Serial Remote In/Out: 1 In / 1 Out
  • Multi-Zone On-Screen Display: Yes
  • Network Firmware Update: Ethernet / USB
  • AVNavigator
  • IP Control for CI
  • Versatile Speaker Configuration: Bi-Amp / Zone 2 / B-Speaker / Surround Back / Front Height / Front Width
  • FL Dimmer
  • Function Rename
  • Remote: Learning
  • Auto Power Down
  • Sleep Timer
  • Operation Mode: Basic / Expert
  • Detachable Power Cord


  • Front Panel: Hairline
  • Large Speaker Terminals: All

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 6.61"
  • Width: 17.13"
  • Depth: 14.27"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 22.04 lbs
  • Shipping: 25 lbs

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Pioneer Elite VSX-51 7.1 Channel 3D Ready AV Receiver Contents

  • VSX-51 receiver
  • Setup microphone with cable
  • Remote control
  • AM loop antenna
  • FM wire antenna
  • iPod® USB cable
  • Power cord
  • AVNavigator CD-ROM
  • Warranty card
  • Owner's manual

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