Features

Impressive audio and video amplification with low power consumption.

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With 7.2 channel surround sound in HD and 4K Ultra High definition upscaling, watching a film becomes an unforgettable experience. 8 HDMI inputs, of which one MHL compatible, let you connect a multitude of devices. For playback in other rooms the VSX-1123-K offers HDZone, a Zone 2 HDMI out for routing either the same signal as the main zone or a separate source to a second zone via HDMI.

Aside from a digital connection with your iPod, iPhone or iPad, you get easy-to-operate worldwide internet radio (vTuner) and network streaming via DLNA or Apple AirPlay when you connect via LAN (optional adapter for wireless LAN available). Enjoy high-resolution music file playback such as WAV, FLAC, AIFF and Apple Lossless via LAN or USB. WAV, FLAC, AIFF and DSD (USB only) in resolutions up to 192kHz/24-bit are supported. The VSX-1123 also offers playback of audio files stored in the Direct Streaming Digital (DSD) format through its front USB.

Via the built-in ECO Mode you can save energy without compromising on sound and video performance. Compatible (free) smartphone/tablet apps include the advanced remote control app iControlAV2013.

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4K Ultra HD video ready

Experience real high definition with 4K ultra-high resolution video. 4K Pass Through ensures your receiver is ready for the next generation of high def video.

Stream with ease

DLNA and AirPlay are widely supported on PCs, laptops, smartphones and other devices. As this receiver is DLNA and AirPlay certified, you can easily stream audio from such a device. Apple's AirPlay lets you stream music from your entire iTunes library.

Energy efficient settings

Use the ECO Modes to save energy. ECO Mode 1 is suitable for playing CD’s, 2 channel audio files and internet radio. The more energy efficient ECO Mode 2 also works with movies, live concerts and other surround content.

Hi-Res multi-channel audio

Enjoy high-resolution audio playback like never before. This AV receiver supports both AIFF and Apple Lossless hi-resolution audio files. You can even playback the latest multichannel WAV and FLAC audio files.

Loves your i-Devices

Connect your Apple device directly to the receiver to view stored photos or videos. You can also stream directly from e.g. YouTube to your LCD TV.

The remote reinvented

iControlAV lets you modify all important receiver functions from your smartphone or tablet (iOS / Android). The 2013 version brings a new user interface and easy to navigate feature menu, as well as a dedicated “ECO MANAGER” page for energy efficient settings. PUSH PLAYER, Pioneer’s new music streaming setting, lets you access the music libraries stored on your device and create playlists that can be streamed wirelessly to the receiver, all from within the app.

Enjoy Spotify Connect

Enjoy on demand access to millions of songs with Spotify’s digital streaming service. This AV receiver is ready for Spotify Connect SG/Spotify Connect MY, which lets you select songs on your Spotify app to listen to on your audio system.

Audio Technologies

  • Phase Control
  • Yes
  • Auto Phase Control Plus
  • Yes
  • MCACC Pro Room Calibration
  • Advanced MCACC Room Calibration
  • Yes
  • MCACC Room Calibration
  • Yes
  • Standing Wave Control
  • Yes
  • PQLS with HDMI (Bit-stream/Multi/2ch)
  • Yes
  • Auto Sound Retriever
  • Yes
  • Auto Sound Retriever for ARC
  • Yes
  • Sound Retriever Link
  • Yes
  • Advanced Sound Retriever
  • Yes (Multi)
  • Sound Retriever AIR
  • Yes
  • Auto Level Control
  • Yes (Multi)
  • Hi-bit24 Audio Signal Processing
  • Yes

Video Technologies

  • Ultra HD (4K) Upscaling
  • Yes
  • Ultra HD (4K) Pass Through
  • Yes
  • Precise Conversion for 24p (1080/24p Upscaling)
  • Yes
  • Stream Smoother
  • Yes
  • Stream Smoother Link
  • Yes
  • Advanced Video Adjust
  • Yes
  • Highly Precise I/P Conversion
  • Yes
  • Digital Video Converter
  • Yes
  • Triple HD Video Noise Reduct
  • Yes
  • Deep Colour
  • Yes
  • x.v.Colour
  • Yes

Audio Formats & Licenses

  • Dolby Atmos
  • DTS-HD Master Audio/Dolby TrueHD
  • Yes
  • DTS:X
  • DTS Neo:X|11.1
  • DTS Neo:X/7.1
  • Yes
  • Dolby TrueHD Loudness Management
  • Yes
  • DSD Playback (2.8 MHz)
  • Yes (Disc/USB)

Sophisticated Listening Modes

  • Various Speaker Settings
  • Yes
  • Wide Surround
  • Yes
  • Virtual Height
  • Yes
  • Virtual Surround Back
  • Yes
  • Virtual Wide
  • Yes
  • Virtual Depth
  • Yes
  • Front Stage Surround Advance
  • Yes

Connectivity

  • HDMITM (3D, ARC)
  • Yes
  • Made for iPod, iPhone, and iPad
  • Yes
  • Digital Audio from iPod/iPhone/iPad via USB
  • Yes
  • iPod/iPhone/iPad Video Playback
  • Yes
  • AndroidTM Audio/Video Playback with MHLTM
  • Yes
  • Front USB Input
  • Yes

Network

  • AirPlay Wireless Audio
  • Yes
  • DLNA CertifiedTM (1.5)
  • Yes
  • HTC ConnectTM Certified
  • Yes
  • Compatible with Windows 8.1
  • Compatible with Windows 8
  • Yes
  • High-Quality Audio Streaming
  • Yes
  • Gapless Playback
  • Yes
  • Internet Radio
  • Yes

Advanced Control

  • iControlAV2015 Ready
  • iControlAV2013 Ready
  • Yes
  • Bluetooth Ready*1
  • Yes
  • Air Jam Ready
  • Yes
  • AVNavigator/AVNavigator for iPad
  • Yes
  • Wireless LAN Converter Ready*2
  • Yes
  • HDMI ZONE Out (HDZONE)
  • Yes
  • Multi-Zone
  • Zone 2 (Audio/Video)
  • Control with HDMI
  • Yes
  • Standby Pass-Through without CEC
  • Yes
  • HDMI Standby Input Switching
  • Yes
  • Auto Power Down
  • Yes

Terminals

  • HDMI Input/Output
  • 8/2
  • USB Input
  • 1
  • Bluetooth Adapter Port
  • 1
  • LAN
  • 1
  • Digital Coaxial Input
  • 1
  • Digital Optical Input
  • 1
  • Preamp Output
  • 2.1 ch
  • Audio Input
  • 1
  • AV (Composite) Input
  • 3
  • Component Video Input
  • 1
  • Monitor Video Output (to TV):
  • 0/1

Specifications

  • Power Output
  • Front
  • 135 W/ch
  • Centre
  • 135 W
  • Surround
  • 135 W/ch
  • Surround Back
  • 135 W/ch
  • Dimensions (W x H x D)
  • 435 x 168 x 362.5 mm
  • Weight
  • 9.8 kg
  • Power Requirements (depends on region)
  • AC 220-240 V 50/60 Hz
  • Power Consumption/During Standby
  • 550 W/0.1 W*3

*1 With AS-BT200 optional Bluetooth adapter
*2 With AS-WL300 optional wireless LAN converter
*3 Control with HDMI off