Pioneer Just Added Two New AV Receivers: One That Handles IMAX Enhanced Certification as Well as Everything Dolby

pioneer vsx 835 vsx 535

Pioneer just introduced the VSX-835 and VSX-535, calling them “Immersive Sound Audio Video Receivers.” The VSX-835 is designed with the latest technology for home theater and gaming enthusiasts with IMAX Enhanced Certification, Dolby Atmos capabilities and Dolby Surround, DTS Virtual:X, HDMI 2.1, 8K/4K Ultra HD capabilities and Bluetooth streaming and speaker setup with the company’s proprietary MCACC Auto Room Tuning software. The VSX-535 supports Dolby Atmos capabilities and Dolby Surround, HDMI 2.1 and Bluetooth streaming — and more.

f112aa41 0e51 45b4 8735 ce6a98a46026 (1) copyThe VSX-835 upgrades to seven channels of amplification and delivers “powerful HDR images and sound with IMAX digitally remastered content.” Pioneer’s IMAX Enhanced Mode is “optimized to adhere to strict performance standards around color, brightness, contrast, and audio fidelity.” Both models also feature support for HDR (High Dynamic Range) video, including HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision and BT.2020. Additionally, 4:4:4 color space is also supported. The VSX-835 and VSX-535 offer 4 In and 1 Out (eARC) HDMI I/O, ARC-ready MAIN OUT, and SUB OUT pass 4K/60p and HDR video from player to compatible TV and projector; and all terminals are HDCP 2.2 compliant.

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The VSX 835 also supports DTS:X, which “automatically adapts audio to existing channels and speaker setups, so no specific speaker layout is required.” DTS Virtual:X also adds “nuanced, three-dimensional sound without height or rear speakers.” Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer also allows users to “experience immersive sound without the additional speakers.”

Here are the full specs on both models: