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SOLD AV Receiver: Pioneer VSX-523-K (5.1)

Mogami Cables


Active Member
Aug 16, 2010
Gurgaon, Delhi-NCR, India
I am offering my Pioneer 5.1 AVR unit which was purchased from Gurgaon, back in 2015, at the cost of approx 26k.

It's a fantastic budget AVR with USB audio player support and tuner. So far, it worked well and still working fine without any issues. Anyone who is looking for a budget, but a fabulous FullHD theater setup should look at this. In case you are interested, you are more than welcome for an audition at my home in Gurgaon.

I am willing to let it go at a modest 12k, which is approx 60% of my purchase cost and also less than the current resale value of such units. The latest version, Pioneer VSX-531, would cost you more than 28k in India. I just saw this is on Hifimart:

Below are the details, along with the mandatory images:
  • Official US website for specifications: https://www.pioneerelectronics.com/PUSA/Home/AV-Receivers/Pioneer+Receivers/VSX-523-K
  • Amazon link for reviews: https://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-VSX-523-5-1-Channel-Receiver-Black/dp/B00BKXCKP4
  • Location: Gurgaon, Delhi NCR
  • Purchase year: 2015
  • Purchase cost: 26k INR
  • Expected price: 12k (no low-balling please - I kept it as really low)
  • Condition: The Unit 7/10 Cosmetically (while cleaning/mild vacuuming, I lost one original screw - but it does not affect the stability of the cabinet and no other effect on the functionality at all ), 10/10 technically. The remote 9/10 Cosmetically (always used with a plastic sheet wrapped to prevent from stains), 10/10 technically
  • Ever opened? Yes, once to clean the dust layer on the circuit board. Pioneer is extremely sensitive with dust accumulation and required cleaning periodically as a maintenance as routine.
  • Repairing history: never repaired
  • Original Packing box: Not available but if it needs to be shipped, then a safe packing can be done
  • Shipping: can be shipped at the cost and the risk of the buyer
  • Reason for sale: I already have a Marantz top of the line one for my primary setup. Scaling down by cutting the second (this) one.

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