Pioneer launches in the US market three new A/V receivers, VSX-1019AH, VSX-919AH, VSX-819AH. All of them work with iPhone and come with a front USB and cable for connecting iPod, iPod touch and iPhone.
They have a Hybrid (Advanced Direct Energy) power amplifier design and supports digital audio processing of Dolby TrueHD, Digital Plus, Digital EX, Pro Logic IIx, DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS 5.1…etc.
Pioneer’s VSX-819AH is a basic model offering 110Wx5 power output. It is based on TI’s Aureus digtal engine. The VSX-1019AH and VSX-919AH are powered by Freescale’s digital engine and include Precision Quartz Lock System (PQLS) for Jitterless Transmission from Music CDs. The more advanced VSX-1019AH offers also HDMI 1080p video upscaling.
Pioneer VSX-1019AH, VSX-919AH, VSX-819AH are priced at $299, $399 and $499.