$379.00

In a 15 % slimmer design than the previous model, the VSX-834 is full of easy-to-use features, including the 4K indicator, and Personal Preset and Bluetooth® Input buttons on the front panel. In addition to offering immersive sound with Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X audio formats, the AV receiver can also decode Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer* and DTS Virtual:X, letting you experience similar virtual surround effects without using height or surround speakers. The latest video standards such as Ultra HD, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision™ can be enjoyed with support for HDCP 2.2. With the Zone B feature, you can enjoy music playing in the Main Zone via wireless headphones.

  • Dolby Atmos
  • DTS:X
  • Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
  • Ready for 4K HDR entertainment

In a 15 % slimmer design than the previous model, the VSX-834 is full of easy-to-use features, including the 4K indicator, and Personal Preset and Bluetooth® Input buttons on the front panel. In addition to offering immersive sound with Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X audio formats, the AV receiver can also decode Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer* and DTS Virtual:X, letting you experience similar virtual surround effects without using height or surround speakers. The latest video standards such as Ultra HD, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision™ can be enjoyed with support for HDCP 2.2. With the Zone B feature, you can enjoy music playing in the Main Zone via wireless headphones.

  • Dolby Atmos
  • DTS:X
  • Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
  • Ready for 4K HDR entertainment

Dolby Atmos

You can reproduce object-oriented sound in smooth, curving movements, or the realistic three-dimensional movement overhead by the top speakers.

DTS:X

Can automatically adapt the audio to the existing channels and speaker system, no specific speaker layout is required.

Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

Creating a virtual surround and height effect from traditional speaker layouts without employing additional surround or height speakers.

Ready for 4K HDR entertainment

Enjoy support for HDR (High Dynamic Range) video including HDR10, HLG, Dolby Vision®, and BT.2020. The 4:4:4 color space is also supported. Six HDMI inputs, 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.

Smooth and easy Bluetooth streaming

Whatever audio is playing on your phone, tablet, or PC app can be streamed to the receiver with Bluetooth wireless technology. Once the receiver has paired with and remembered your device, it will start playback automatically whenever it detects an incoming Bluetooth audio stream.

Zone B Output for Wireless Headphones

You can listen to the sound playing in the living room via wireless headphones.

DTS Virtual:X*

With DTS Virtual:X, you can enjoy a three-dimensional immersive sound similar to DTS:X, without the need of height or rear speakers. The technology supports 2 to 7.1.4-channel input source, for delivery on 2 to 5.1 or even 7.1-channel speaker layout. DTS Virtual:X works with all DTS codecs, including DTS:X.

MCACC Auto Room Tuning

With the custom microphone, the system automatically compensates for differences in speaker size, level and distance, and equalizes response.

Power

Amplifier Design
Direct Energy
Power Output: Watts per Channel (20Hz-20kHz,.08%THD@8ohm 2ch Driven)
80 W/ch
Estimated Power Consumption/Network Standby off
490 W/0.1 W
Channels
7.2
Power Output: Watts per Channel (1kHz,10%THD@6ohm 1ch Driven)
165 W/ch

Decoders & Formats

Digital Core DSP Engine
Digital Quad-Core 32-bit DSP (Cirrus Logic)
Audio Processing
-
Music File Playback
192 kHz/24-bit ALAC, AIFF, FLAC, WAV Via USB
Dolby Atmos
Yes
Dolby TrueHD
Yes
DTS:X
Yes
DTS Neural:X
Yes
HDMI SACD Transfer
2 Channel
Audio DACs
384 kHz/32-bit D/A Conversion with AK4438 (AKM)
iPod Digital Audio
-
High-Definition Copy Protection (HDCP)
2.2
Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer
Yes (* Available with future firmware update)
Dolby Digital Plus
Yes
DTS-HD Master Audio
Yes
DTS Virtual:X
Yes

Soundfield Calibration

Phase Control
Yes
MCACC Memory
1
EQ Bands
9-Band
X-Curve
-
Polarity Check
-
MCACC
Yes
Standing Wave Control
-
Symmetric EQ
Yes
Distance Adjustment
0.1 feet
Auto Subwoofer Crossover
Yes

Listening Modes

Auto Surround
Yes
Advanced Surround
10+1
Front Stage Surround Advance
Yes
Virtual Speakers
-
Stream Direct
Yes (Direct, Pure Direct)
Wide Surround
-
Headphone Surround
-

Audio Features

Dialog Enhancement
Yes
Sound Retriever AIR
-
Tone Control
Multi
Speaker A/B
-
Advanced Sound Retriever
Yes
Digital Noise Reduction
-
Sound Delay (Lip Sync)
Yes
Bi-Amp
Yes

Video Processing

4K Ultra HD Pass-Through
Yes (HDR10, HLG and BT.2020 Wide Color Gamut Signal Pass-through)
3-D Ready
Yes
HDMI Standby Through
Yes with Input Switch / Last Memory
Video Processor
Yes
Component Video Scaler
-
Pure Cinema I/P Converter
-
3D Noise Reduction
-
4K Ultra HD Video Scaler
Ultra HD Upscaling
Audio Return Channel
Yes
Dolby Vision Compatible
Yes
HDMI x.v. Color
Yes
Video Converter to HDMI
Yes
Composite Video Scaler
-
Advanced Video Adjustment
-
Super Resolution
Yes

Connectivity

HDMI Input / Output
4 In (Rear) / 1 Out
Wi-Fi Built-In
-
Wireless Adapter Port
-
Component Video Input / Output
-
iPhone / iPod / USB Memory Input
-
Ethernet Input
-
Digital Audio Inputs / Output
2 In (Optical 1, Coaxial 1)
Headphone Output
Yes
AM/FM Presets
AM/FM Tuner 40 Presets
MHL 2
-
Bluetooth Built-In
Yes (Version: 4.2 + LE, Profile: A2DP 1.2/AVRCP 1.3, Codec: SBC/AAC)
Bluetooth Adapter Port
-
Composite A/V Input / Output
-
USB Terminal
Rear
Analog Audio Inputs / Output
2 in / 0 out
Pre-Amp Output
0.2 ch.
Front A/V Inputs
USB / 3.5mm stereo mini jack

Installation

On-Screen Display
User-Friendly GUI with System Setup Menu
Multi-Room and Source Output
-
Multi-Zone On-Screen Display
-
Function Rename
-
Sleep Timer
Yes
Auto Power Down
Yes
IR Serial Remote In/Out
-
FL Dimmer
Yes
Remote
Yes
Versatile Speaker Configuration
Speaker 7ch Out (FRONT, CENTER, SURROUND, SURROUND BACK/HEIGHT, Bi-AMP/ZONE B)

Construction

Front Panel
Brushed
Speaker Terminals
2 large + 5 clips

Warranty

Warranty
1 Year Parts & Labor

Dimensions

W x H x D (inches) Wi-Fi Antenna's Up
-
Weight
17.6 lbs.
W x H x D (inches)
17-1/8 x 5-13/16 x 12-5/8 inches

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In a 15 % slimmer design than the previous model, the VSX-834 is full of easy-to-use features, including the 4K indicator, and Personal Preset and Bluetooth® Input buttons on the front panel. In addition to offering immersive sound with Dolby Atmos® and DTS:X audio formats, the AV receiver can also decode Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer* and DTS Virtual:X, letting you experience similar virtual surround effects without using height or surround speakers. The latest video standards such as Ultra HD, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision™ can be enjoyed with support for HDCP 2.2. With the Zone B feature, you can enjoy music playing in the Main Zone via wireless headphones.