Pioneer Elite Receivers Offer Studio Quality Content Playback and Multi-Zone, Multi-Source Capabilities

VSX-43 and VSX-70 Increase Entertainment Options Throughout the Home

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. today introduced two new Elite® home theater AV receivers, the Elite VSX-43 7.1-channel receiver and VSX-70 7.2-channel receiver, designed for expanded entertainment and control throughout the home. Following in the tradition of the Elite brand, the new receivers are built to engineering and manufacturing standards designed to handle studio quality audio and visual content and the multi-channel demands of home theater enthusiasts. The VSX-43 and VSX-70 receivers incorporate high-resolution file format playback, expanded multi-zone and multi-source management and functionality, custom installation features, and 4K Ultra HD compatibility as well as easy and convenient receiver control via Pioneer’s proprietary ControlApp and iControlAV2013 App.

“Pioneer’s Elite brand represents the pinnacle of Pioneer home electronics. Any time we introduce new technology or proprietary features, it’s featured first on our Elite products,” said Chris Walker, director of AV product planning and marketing for the Home Electronics Division of Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.

Enhanced Multi-Zone Control

Expanded Entertainment Possibilities

The Pioneer Elite VSX-43 and VSX-70 receivers are available at authorized Pioneer retailers with suggested retail prices of $525 and $750 respectively.

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. is headquartered in Long Beach, Calif., and its U.S. Web address is Its parent company, Pioneer Corporation, is a preeminent manufacturer of high-performance audio, video and computer equipment for the home, car and business markets and is celebrating 75 years of innovation in the consumer electronics industry.

*To use Windows 8, consumers must first update firmware on the receiver. The firmware update will be available soon on the Pioneer website.

1iControlAV2013 is coming soon in Google Play.
This feature will be available in ControlApp for Android.
3AirPlay works with iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.3.3 or later, Mac with OS X Mountain Lion, and Mac and PC with iTunes 10.2.2 or later.
4 HTC Connect is defined as interoperability testing of music streaming performed between compatible smartphones and Home AV products using the HTC Connect Music Application. Third party music applications, meaning apps other than the HTC Connect-compatible smartphone’s native music player, may not work with HTC Connect.

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HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
Control4 is a registered trademark of Control4 Corporation.
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