Pioneer’s newest line of receivers integrate Apple’s AirPlay in a big way with four new models. All four also support DLNA, but AirPlay is the big news here with Pioneer betting on Apple’s continued integrated success into the HomeAV world.
The four new models include three models with six HDMI inputs with the differentiator being the audio channels: the VSX-822 is a 5.1 channel receiver, the VSX-1022 is a 7.1 receiver and the new VSX-1122 is a 7.2 channel receiver that also offers four digital inputs for audio as well. The fourth model is the VSX-522 and offers four HDMI inputs and only two extra digital audio inputs. All four models handle 3D video, have stand-by pass-through, ARC audio, front panel USB ports and include on-screen or iPad control. List varies from $250 to $600 and all will ship in March.
For complete specs on each, go here: http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Home/AV-Receivers/Pioneer+Receivers/VSX-1122-K