Your stay-at-home cinema experience.

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This powerful and sophisticated AV receiver offers 4K ultra high definition video pass through, including 60p video signals. To perfect your home cinema experience, the VSX-824 is equipped with the MCACC Room EQ system. It automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes the frequency response. Even more so, because of the dual subwoofer preouts the frequency response of the bass will be improved significantly.

The VSX-824 easily connects to almost any device. Hook up your iPod/iPhone via AirPlay, your Android smartphone via MHL, or use HTC Connect for hi-res music playback. Experience your favourite music like never before with Spotify Connect and vTuner internet radio. Or, enjoy high-resolution audio via USB and DLNA, such as FLAC, WAV, ALAC, or AIFF - check out our specifications for all supported formats.

Last but not least, it is Bluetooth adapter ready which allows you to stream your music effortlessly via Bluetooth wireless technology (optional AS-BT200 needed).

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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.

Bluetooth adapter ready

Easily stream songs from compatible devices using Bluetooth wireless technology (optional AS-BT200 needed).

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.

Loves your iDevices

This AV receiver is provided with the “Made for iPod® and iPhone®” label, letting you enjoy music from your iPod/iPhone. The front USB terminal allows a direct connection, also providing battery charge for your devices.

Always in full control

With the iControlAV5 app, you can control all important functions from your smartphone or from your tablet (iOS / Android). Thanks to the newly built-in AVNavigator, you no longer need to install any software.

Eliminate phase lag

Phase control eliminates phase lag, caused by low-frequency signals, and significantly improves multi-channel sound without any extra operation.

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.

Easy USB access

Each AV receiver has an easily accessible front USB terminal, to playback your favourite tracks. It supports all kinds of audio formats, such as MP3, WMA and AAC. It can also be used to charge connected devices.

Audio Technologies

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

Video Technologies

  • Ultra HD (4K) Upscaling
  • Ultra HD (4K) Pass Through
  • Yes
  • Precise Conversion for 24p (1080/24p Upscaling)
  • Stream Smoother
  • Stream Smoother Link
  • Advanced Video Adjust
  • Highly Precise I/P Conversion
  • Digital Video Converter
  • Triple HD Video Noise Reduct
  • 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
  • Dolby TrueHD Loudness Management
  • Yes
  • DSD Playback (2.8 MHz)

Sophisticated Listening Modes

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


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


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

Advanced Control

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


  • HDMI Input/Output
  • 5/1
  • USB Input
  • 1
  • Bluetooth Adapter Port
  • 1
  • LAN
  • 1
  • Digital Coaxial Input
  • 1
  • Digital Optical Input
  • 1
  • Preamp Output
  • Audio Input
  • 1
  • AV (Composite) Input
  • 2
  • Component Video Input
  • Monitor Video Output (to TV):


  • Power Output
  • Front
  • 125 W/ch
  • Centre
  • 125 W
  • Surround
  • 125 W/ch
  • Surround Back
  • Dimensions (W x H x D)
  • 435 x 168 x 331.5 mm
  • Weight
  • 8.5 kg
  • Power Requirements (depends on region)
  • AC 110-127/220-240 V 50/60 Hz
  • Power Consumption/During Standby
  • 450 W/0.1 W