Pioneer VSX-534 5.2-Ch 4K Home Theater Receiver


  • Brand: Pioneer
  • Product Code: VSX-534

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  • $379.00

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The VSX-534 AV Receiver features Dolby Atmos immersive sound at a price you will not find anywhere else. The VSX-534 comes in a user-friendly new design, with a 12% slimmer size than the previous model for easy installation, 4K indicator, and Personal Preset and Bluetooth® Input buttons on the front panel. Immerse in enveloping sound with Dolby Atmos® and DTS: X® audio formats. Or even without height or surround speakers, you can still enjoy virtual 3D surround effects with Dolby Atmos Height Virtualizer* and DTS Virtual: X. The AV receiver is compatible with Ultra HD, HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision™ with support for HDCP 2.2, so you can fully appreciate premium content such as 4K videos.

You get a top-notch receiver with surround sound capabilities without having to spend a fortune.

  • DTS:X
  • Dolby Atmos
  • Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
  • DTS Virtual:X*


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

Dolby Atmos

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

Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization

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

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.

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.

MCACC Auto Room Tuning

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

Zone B Output for Wireless Headphones

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

Personal Preset

Just press the Personal Preset button on the front panel for three seconds, and your current settings such as volume level and listening mode can be saved. Up to three presets can be registered and easily called up from the front panel button or the remote control.

Dialog Enhancement

make volume adjustments to the range including dialogs in films, with the up/down key on the remote control.

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.




Power Output per Channel

1-Channel Driven:
150 W at 6 Ohms / 1 kHz / 10% THD
2-Channel Driven:
80 W at 8 Ohms / 20 Hz to 20 kHz / 0.08% THD

Frequency Response

10 Hz to 100 kHz +1/-3 dB (Direct Mode)


0.08% (20 Hz to 20 kHz, Half Power)

Speaker Impedance

4 to 16 Ohms

Tone Control

Bass (20 Hz): ±10.0 dB
Treble (20 kHz): ±10.0 dB

Audio Processing


384 kHz / 32-Bit (AK4438)


Rear A/V Inputs

4 x HDMI
1 x Digital Coaxial
1 x Optical TOSLINK
3 x Stereo RCA

Rear A/V Outputs

1 x HDMI
1 x Stereo RCA Zone B
2 x RCA Subwoofer Pre-Out

Front I/O

1 x 1/4" / 6.35 mm Headphone Output
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Setup Mic Input

Other Rear I/O

1 x USB Type-A (Power) Output
1 x AM Antenna Terminal
1 x FM Antenna Terminal

Speaker Connectors

2 x Binding Post Pairs
3 x Spring Clip Pairs

Input Impedance

Line: 47 Kilohms

Input Sensitivity

Line: 200 mV

Rated Output / Impedance

Subwoofer Pre-Out: 1 V / 470 Ohms
Zone B Line-Out: 1 V / 2.3 Kilohms

Signal to Noise Ratio

Line: 109 dB

Wireless Connectivity





Supported Audio Codecs


Bluetooth Range

49.2' / 15 m

Tuner Section

Number of Tuner Presets

40 Stations

Radio Frequencies

AM: 530 to 1710 kHz
FM: 87.5 to 107.9 MHz


FM Mono at 50 dB: 1 µV / 11.2 dBf


AC Input Power

120 VAC, 60 Hz

Power Consumption

Active: 445 W
No Sound: 38.6 W
Standby: 0.1 W
CEC Standby: 0.1 W
HDMI Standby Through: 25.7 W


Dimensions (W x H x D)

17.1 x 5.8 x 12.6" / 435.0 x 148.0 x 321.0 mm


17.6 lb / 8 kg

Packaging Info

Package Weight

21.1 lb

Box Dimensions (LxWxH)

20.8 x 15 x 9"