Summary: Comes with speaker setup & alignment mic and capability. Has 8 HDMI ins, 2 hdmi outs, DTSHD 40k upscaling 170w/channel Great features, if you need Bluetooth you will have to buy the $100 Pioneer branded Bluetooth adapter AS-BT100 or AS-BT200. Legacy Gen 1 and Gen 2 IPODs will have no control with remote, so beware, Gen 3 or later only functions properly. Very iPhone friendly, super easy to setup, have no trepidations, this is a great product!
Pros: Tons of features, easy to setup, sounds great, excellent power per channel
Cons: No support for legacy IPods, lacks built in or supplied bluetooth adapter
Jessica Weissman "poet and computer programmer", Amazon
24 September 2013
Summary: After years of audiophile two-channel purity, I finally gave in and put together a video system. I cobbled together the connections with a second-hand video receiver and a FIOS set top box. It took me a few hours to get everything connected, and I'm still not sure I got it completely right. Now, with the SC-1223-K we have caught up with the 21st century and surround sound and playing video from the iPad on the big TV.
Summary: I spent nearly a month testing the receiver and its various features. Here are my main observations: - Setup and calibration is relatively easy on this product, much easier than I expected it to be. - The unit can handle 7 channels of amplification and up to two LFEs/bass. If you only have 5 speakers and one subwoofer like I do, then you're more than covered (with room for expansion).
What it lacks, it more than makes up for with extra features
J. Peplinski, Amazon
16 September 2013
Summary: The Pioneer SC-1223K A/V receiver provides outstanding sound quality, easy setup, and will be ready for the future with 4K Ultra HD upscaling. I was prepared to knock it a star because it lacks integrated bluetooth and wireless networking. However, a recent $200 price drop makes up for that. (the two adapters will set you back just over that $200 - still it would have been nice if they were integrated).
Summary: Let me preface this review by saying I do not consider myself to be an audiophile. I am typically content with "good sound." I do own a couple of upscale products (Bose, etc.) but do not seek those out. My existing home theater receiver is a Panasonic, which is good, but certainly not considered upscale. I recently needed to update/upgrade as my Panny equipment was becoming dated. So why Pioneer's SC-1223-K?
Summary: Ich habe mir den Receiver zugelegt, da mir der Klang, meines, in die Jahre gekommenen Harman Kardon AVR235 irgendwie nicht mehr so 100%ig zusagte. Nach langer Suche im Internet kamen diverse geräte von Denon, Onkio, Yamaha usw. in Frage. Beim Schlendern durch den Media-Markt in Berlin stand ich dann, mal wieder, vor den Geräten und schaute mir die Optik etwas genauer an. Irgendwie hat mir das Äußere des, von mir bevorzugten Denon-Receivers, nicht mehr zugesagt.