Pioneer Electronics has announced it will begin shipping six new Elite A/V Receivers in Canada later this month.

Key new features in the new home theatre receivers include enhanced iPhone and iPod touch control and functionality, Bluetooth connectivity for streaming audio, Internet connectivity for streaming Internet radio, Video upscaling and HDMI 1.4a for Blu-ray 3D playback.

Additional connectivity options include a front USB input for viewing photos or listening to music files and an Ethernet connection to the home network so users can connect to Internet radio stations.

Digital Home fans will also like the ability to adjust the receiver’s audio settings with by using Pioneer’s iControlAV App which is now available for free from Apple’s App Store.

The new Pioneer Elite models include the: VSX-30 ($800), VSX-31 ($1,000), VSX-32 ($1,200), VSX-33($1,600), SC-35 ($2,200), and the flagship SC-37 ($2,500).

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