Pioneer VSX-33TX THX Select Surround Receiver

Pioneer Updated: 2008-07-16 RSS
Pioneer VSX-33TX THX Select Surround Receiver

As the command center of a great home theater system, an AV receiver needs to control many components, pass signals on powerfully and cleanly, offer a high level of convenience, and deliver spine-tingling emotion to your material. The VSX-33TX delivers on all fronts, featuring Dolby Digital/dts and THX-Certified surround processing for intense realism, and 80 Watts per channel x 5 in surround mode. Multiple features ensure superb sound quality, and conveniences include a smart remote and a large array of inputs and outputs. The Elite two-year warranty applies.


* Stereo: 100 Watts per Channel (20 - 20 kHz, @ 6 ohm, 0.09% THD)
* Surround: 80Watts x 5 (20 Hz to 20k Hz, .09% THD)
* Direct Energy MOSFET Amplifier Design
* Direct Construction Design
* Extruded Aluminum Heat Sinks with Direct Current Bus Bar
* Isolated Chamber Construction

Digital Decoding and Processing

* THX-Select Certified
* Dolby Digital 5.1 Decoding
* DTS 5.1 Decoding
* 24-bit Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
* 24-bit Analog to Digital (A/D) Converters
* 96k/24-bit Digital to Analog (D/A) Converters - 6 Channels
* 6 Acoustic Environment DSP's
    o Hall 1
    o Hall 2
    o Jazz
    o Dance
    o Theater 1
    o Theater 2
    o 5 Channel Stereo
* Advanced Theater Modes
    o Drama
    o Musical
    o Action
    o 5-D Theater
* Midnight Mode
* Multi-Channel Tone Controls
* Multi-Channel Digital NR


* DVD-A Ready 5.1 Channel Input
* Pre-Amp Output (ALL)
* 4 Digital Inputs (3 Optical/1Coaxial)/1 Digital Out (Optical)
* Inputs - 4 Audio/5 Audio/Video
    o CD
    o AUX
    o CDR/TAPE
    o TUNER
    o DVD/LD
    o TV/SAT
    o VCR/DVR
    o VCR 2
    o Front
* Outputs - 2 Audio/2 Audio/Video/1 Video
    o CDR/TAPE Audio Output
    o Tape 2 Ouptut
    o VCR/DVR Audio/Video Output
    o VCR 2 Output
    o Monitor Video Output
* S-Video (4 Inputs/2 Outputs)
    o DVD/LD Input
    o TV/SAT Input
    o VCR/DVR Input
    o Video (Front Panel) Input
    o VCR/DVR Output
    o Monitor Output
* Front A/V Input w/S-Video In
* Independent A/B Speaker Switching
* Banana Speaker Terminals (ALL)


* Dot Matrix Display
* Video Signal Selector
* Preprogrammed & Smart Remote
* Loudness Curve
* Direct Switch
* 3 step FL Dimmer
* 2 Rear Panel AC Accessory Outlets
* AM/FM Tuner
    o Random Presets for 30 AM/FM Stations
    o 3 Speed Tuning