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Complete with iPad controlling possibilities, the VSX-821-K uses 5.1 channels to bring surround sound to your home theater. It can also decode various Dolby Digital presets, 3D ready for next generation entertainment, and can stream music with the purchase of the Bluetooth adapter.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 03/2011
  • Price at launch: $349.99


  • Alias: VSX 821 K, VSX821K

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  • Width: 17.16 inches
  • Depth: 14.27 inches
  • Height: 6.6 inches
  • Weight: 20.24 pounds
  • Color: Black
  • Output channels: 5.1
  • On-screen setup: Yes
  • HD Radio tuner: Yes


  • Composite video input(s): 5
  • Component video input(s): 2
  • HDMI input(s): 4
  • Stereo analog audio input(s): 2
  • Digital optical audio input(s): 3
  • SiriusXM antenna input(s): Yes
  • SiriusXM tuner input(s): Yes
  • FM antenna input(s): Yes
  • AM antenna input(s): Yes

Input connections

  • Speaker terminal(s): 7
  • Composite video output(s): 1
  • HDMI output(s): 1
  • LFE subwoofer preamp output(s): 2.1 :1
  • Stereo analog subwoofer preamp output(s): 2.1

Output connections

  • USB: 1
  • AC Power: iPod, iPhone

Other connections

  • Connection type: IR

Bundled remote control

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