Pioneer VSX-1018AH-K A/V Receiver

Pioneer Updated: 2008-07-16 RSS
Pioneer VSX-1018AH-K A/V Receiver

Open your eyes to the very best in HD sight and sound. Surrender your heart to a passion for new and higher resolution multi-channel acoustic accuracy, uncompromised HD video processing, and intuitive home theater system control. Experience the unprecedented performance of the new VSX-1018AH-K receiver.

Discover a receiver unlike any other. A receiver that utilizes DTS®-HD Master Audio and Dolby® TrueHD surround sound decoders, the newest Dual-Core 400MIPS processing DSP by Freescale®, iPod® USB digital direct connection, and delivers both XM® and SIRIUS® Satellite Radio.

Loaded with the most advanced technology and exclusive innovations available today, in the new VSX-1018AH-K, our engineers have created an audio/video receiver unlike anything ever seen or heard before.

Delivering the most remarkable surround sound technology available today, the VSX-1018AH-K is a testament to pristine sound and pure digital enjoyment. Built with Advanced Direct Energy Power Amplifiers, Advanced MCACC room calibration with a 9-band Symmetric EQ, Phase Control, Advanced Sound Retriever, Auto Level Volume Control, and 13 Advanced Surround Mode options — this unbelievably powerful receiver delivers more ways to experience home theater sound than previously believed possible.

Experience the benefits of HD audio and video processing from engineers who simply could not be stopped - in a receiver built with full HDMI® connectivity including HDMI 1080p video scaling, digital video conversion to HDMI, Deep Color, xvYCC, HDMI CEC system control, and High-Bit Rate Audio Transmission. All of which will bring a new dimension of HD sight and sound quality to your home and deep into your soul.

Power Amplifier Design: Direct Energy
Surround Power: 130 x 7
Channels: 7
THD: 1kHz w/0.05% THD @ 8 ohm

Calibration Features
MCACC Speaker Calibration: Advanced
Symmetric EQ: Yes
Standing Wave Control: Yes
EQ Bands: 9

Digital Audio Processing
Digital Engine: Freescale
Dolby TrueHD: Yes
Dolby Digital Plus: Yes
Dolby Digital EX: Yes
Dolby Digital 5.1: Yes
Dolby Pro-Logic II: Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio: Yes
DTS-HD High Resolution: Yes
DTS-Express: Yes
DTS 96/24: Yes
DTS NEO:6: Yes
WMA9 Pro: Yes
XM HD Surround: Yes
Neural THX: Yes

Digital Video Processing
Video Adjustment: Yes
1080p via HDMI: Yes
1080p Video Scaler: Yes
Component Video Conversion: Yes
HDMI Video Converter: Yes

Sound Enhancements
Auto Surround: Yes
Stream Direct: Yes
Auto Level Control: Yes
Phase Control: Yes
Advanced Surround Modes: 13+1
Front Stage Surround Advance: (Focus/Wide)
Headphone Surround: Yes
Virtual Surround Back: Yes
Dialogue Enhancement: Yes
Sound Retriever: Advanced
Midnight Mode: Yes
Loudness: Yes
Tone Control: Yes
Sound Delay (Lip-Sync): Yes
Dynamic Range Control: Yes
LFE Attenuator: Yes

HDMI In: 3 A/V
Component Video In / Monitor Out: 3/1
AV In / Rec.Out: 5/2
Audio In / Rec.Out (inc. tuner & front): 2/1
iPod: Digital/USB
XM Satelite Radio: Yes
Sirius Satelite Radio: Yes
Digital Coaxial Input: 2
Digital Optical Input / Output: 4/1
Analog Multi-ch input: 7
Preamp Output: 7
Headphone Out: Yes
Speaker A/B: A+B

On-Screen Display: Yes
SR+: Yes
Display Dimmer: Yes
Function Rename: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Front A/V Terminals: Yes
AM/FM Preset: 30
AM/FM Station Rename: Yes
Remote Control
Type: Luminous Preset
Multi-Operation: Yes

Finish: Urushi
Advanced Direct Construction: Yes
Trans. Stabilizer: Yes
Speaker Terminals: Large - All

Dimensions (inches): 16-9/16 x 6-13/16 x 17-1/16 inches
Weight: 29 lbs. 1 oz.