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Pioneer VSX-D1S

Audio Video Stereo Receiver

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Pioneer VSX-D1S


Power output: 130 watts per channel into 8Ω (stereo)

Surround output: 70W (front), 70W (center), 50W (rear)

Frequency response: 5Hz to 100kHz

Total harmonic distortion: 0.005%

Damping factor: 100

Input sensitivity: 2.5mV (MM), 150mV (line)

Signal to noise ratio: 82dB (MM), 98dB (line)

Output: 150mV (line), 1V (Pre out)

Speaker load impedance: 8Ω to 16Ω

Video Connections: composite, SVHS

Dimensions: 420 x 162 x 457mm

Weight: 15kg

Accessories: remote control

Year: 1990


instruction/owners manual  English - ftscheulin

service manual  English - pcbjunkie

schematics  English - pcbjunkie

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Submitted by antennausa

This early 1990s receiver was the best Pioneer ever built since the SX 1250 and 1280s from the late 197Os
This is a early 5.1 surround sound with dolby.
As of 2014 these can be had for $100.00US on average.More bang for the dollar.
As digital receivers become more collectable,this ones value will soar in due time.Its a real sleeper you should consider purchasing if you are a collector or looking for that ultimate receiver on a budget.
I pulled my Mcintosh 1900 receiver for service and placed this one in its place.This die hard audiophile and stereo collector fell in love with this receiver and may end up leaving it in the rack for a long long time.
Loaded with bells and whistles,very large and considered a MONSTER Class with 135 WPC.Very powerful receiver and can be used as a 2 channel stereo.Lights up like a JUKE box with its very large orange letter readout window .The window shows active EQ along with stations and mode selection.This receiver has high physical appeal along with its high power clean low distortion sound when you want to rock!,The fact that it has a remote control adds to this receivers advantage over earlier NON remote models.You can change stations, adjust volume and select modes all from the comfort of your chair.Verses getting up to make selections.
Has more inputs you could ever use and yes has a phono for your turntable that sounds great.Front lower panel door opens up so you can access more controls
The tuner section is excellent.Pulls in weak FM stations with ease.Connected a Godar brand FM1a FM stereo and model 10 AM antenna.Like to listen to AM once in a while and found many stations 1500 miles away.Very good and strong AM tuner section.
One down side is these receivers do run hot.It is strongly advisable to place 2 muffin fans (one forward and one rear center to keep this receiver running cool.You can use one of the may switched plugs on the back of the receiver so the fans come on when the receiver is powered up. This will extend the life of the semiconductors and future parts and labor repairs.
To sum up, This is the best of the best in early digital receivers and rate it a 10 Impressive look with sound to match.
Digital receivers are the next generation of collectables to take off in value soon so be advised
Audiophile and electronics service tech

Submitted by Stereo_Type

This a great 2nd amp (set in it's mode 1), 135w/channel in stereo w/ powered sub



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