Pioneer VSX-1123-K vs. Pioneer VSX-1122-K


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Pioneer
VSX-1123-K

  • Suggested Price: $629.99
  • Release Date: March 2013

Pioneer
VSX-1122-K

  • Suggested Price: $599.99
  • Release Date: March 2012

Pros for buying the Pioneer VSX-1123-K:

+6
4K Ultra HD Upscaling
+6
Zone 3 HDMI Out (Multi-Source)
+5
Powered Zone 2 Audio (Multi-Source)
+5
Advanced MCAC
+5
90 watts per channel
+4
AirPlay, Air Jam, HTC Connect, DLNA
+4
Marvell QDEO HDMI Video Conversion
+3
Front HDMI MHL 2.0 & USB
+2
Front Bi-Amp
+2
Windows 8 Certified
+2
Energy-saving ECO Mode
+1
iPad Retina supported
+1
USB plays: AIFF/WAV/Apple Lossless/FLAC/MP3/WMA/AAC/DSD
+1
On Screen Display

Pros for buying the Pioneer VSX-1122-K:

+6
AV Navigator setup assistant for PC or iPad
+5
1080p video upscaling
+4
Front HDMI input
+3
Zone 2 audio amplifier
+2
HTC Connect support
+2
Sirius XM support
+2
Windows 7 compatible

Cons against buying the Pioneer VSX-1123-K:

+6
1 Year Warranty
+2
Bluetooth AS-BT200 adapter sold separately
+2
WiFi AS-WL300 adapter sold separately

Cons against buying the Pioneer VSX-1122-K:

+6
1 Year warranty
+3
Terrible looking UI for streaming-media services
+2
Optional Bluetooth or WiFi adapter not included

Specifications

Audio Decoding True HD, DD Plus, PLIIz, DTS-HD Master Audio/DTS-ES/DTS Neo:X
Audio Processing Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration Circuit (MCACC)
Channels 7.2
HDMI 8 inputs (7 back, 1 front), 2 output, MHL 2.0 input
Network Ethernet, AirPlay, DLNA, Pandora/vTuner + adapters
Power 90 watts / ch (8 ohms, 20-20kHz, 2 ch driven)
Smart Control iControlAV2013 App iPhone/iPad/Android/HTC
THX Certified No
Video Upscaling 4K Ultra HD

Specifications

Audio Decoding True HD, DD Plus, PLIIz, DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio Processing Advanced Multi-Channel Acoustic Calibration
Channels 7.2
HDMI 7 inputs (6 back, 1 front), 1 output
Network Ethernet, AirPlay, DLNA + optional WiFi adapter
Power 90 watts / ch (8 ohms, 20-20kHz, 2 ch driven)
Smart Control Pioneer iControlAV App iPhone/iPad/Android/HTC
THX Certified No
Video Upscaling 1080p

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