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Pioneer VSX-831

Pioneer VSX-831
alaScore 93

48 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 48 reviews of Pioneer VSX-831. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the size and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability also get good views.

usability, price, design, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Pioneer VSX-831 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Pioneer VSX-831 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the usability.


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This summary is based on the products: Pioneer VSX-831-B 5.2 Network AV Receiver with Bluetooth - BlackPioneer VSX-831-B 5.2 Network AV Receiver with Bluetooth - Black

Aug, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio D/A Converter (DAC):32-bit/384kHz
Audio output channels:5.1
Frequency range:20 - 20000
Output impedance:6 - 16
Power output per channel (1KHz@6 Ohm):130
Power output per channel (20-20KHz@8 Ohm):80
Receiver Type:Surround
Total Harmonic Distortion (THD):1

File formats

Audio formats supported:AIFF, ALAC, FLAC, WAV


Audio (L,R) in:3
Composite Video In:2
Digital audio coaxial in:1
Digital audio optical in:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Line-in: Yes
Multichannel audio input type:RCA
PC Audio in: Yes
USB ports quantity:1


Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth version:4.1
Ethernet LAN: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Optical Drive

Optical drive included: No


Audio (L,R) out:5
HDMI Out:1
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Line-out: Yes
Number of HDMI Outputs:1

Packaging Content

Manual: Yes

Ports & interfaces

AM antenna ports quantity:1
Connectivity Technology:Wired & Wireless
Multichannel pre out connectivity:RCA
Phono inputs (RCA):2
Speakers connectivity type:RCA


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Power Consumption (Standby):0.15
Power consumption (typical):390


Auto digital tuning: Yes
Internet Radio: Yes
Internet radio services supported:TuneIn
Preset stations quantity:40
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Supported radio bands:AM, FM


Card Reader: No
Card reader integrated:N

Technical Details

AirPlay: Yes
Apple docking compatibility: No
Audio Decoders:DTS 96/24, DTS Neo:6, DTS-HD HR, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby TrueHD
Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Colour depth:36
Colour of product:Black / Silver
Detachable power cord: No
Handheld remote control: Yes
Near Field Communication (NFC): No
Volume Control:Rotary


3D: Yes
Supported video modes:1080p, 2160p

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:37 / 370.5
Height :17.3 / 173
Width:43.5 / 435