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Most likely all of the new 2015 models released from every major mfr should be both HDMI 2.0 (full 18GHz) and HDCP 2.2.http://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Home/AV-Receivers/Pioneer+Receivers/VSX-1130-K
Page 29 of Manual confirms 18GB on the HDMI
This looks good
Thanks Scoobdude!The sc-1228 has the class d amps which are awesome. But the Vsx1130 adds Atmos, built in Bluetooth and WiFi, mcacc pro vs advanced, osd overlay, Spotify, new audio formats including dsd up to 5.8. There may be more also.
But again, the class d amps are awesome. I have the 1222 and am extremely happy with it. But the added features of this unit are enticing. I may wait to see if the sc models are affordable this year with Atmos and all the other bells and whistles.
You may want to wait for the sc. They are 4 ohm stable. The class d puts out less heat, noticeable better mid, and a smaller drop in volume when additional channels are applied.
I have an old Onkyo receiver without any HDMI inputs. VSX-90 is one of the receivers that I am considering. I have heard that ( may not be true) the Pioneer receivers are not user friendly to setup and the GUI is rather dated. How does VSX-90 do in this regard? The product page for VSX-90 says that the setup has been simplified. How easy is it to setup the MCACC calibration?All depends on what volume you are listening at, room size, and crossover. I just picked up a vsx-90 yesterday (identical to the vsx-1130), I have a smaller room, but I am running pioneer atmos elite bookshelf speakers (4 ohm) in the front along with the matching elite center (also 4 ohm). I have b and w m1's (8 ohms) in the rear to complete a 5.2.1 setup. I keep all speakers at an 80hz crossover with my pb-2000 sub. I was watching a bunch of blu-rays around -15db yesterday for about an hour or so. I did run MCACC Pro beforehand, and I didn't notice any distortion, even though the volume was quite loud. I also put my hand on the top of the receiver afterwards, and it was barely warm. It is rated at 100 watts per channel at a 20-20 rating of .08THD. I haven't listened louder than that as I never go below -10db, but it seemed to handle everything fine. I doubt Pioneer would release an elite atmos receiver that couldn't adequately drive their own elite atmos speakers, just wouldn't make sense. If you are cranking out reference level volume for long periods of time in a large room and at a lower crossover, you may have less success. I hope that info helps.
exact same weight and deminsions between the two... this is a hard $100 upgrade. I might do it for the 2 year warranty for the elite vs the 1 year for the 1130.Mostly for the colors and better integration to home control systems. Sometimes there are other little features like USB keyboard sorry on the elite etc and 12 v triggers and/or rs232 ports etc.