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5.2 out of 10

Pioneer VSX-1016

This system enables users to be able to have direct digital vide Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Pioneer VSX-1016

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Overall 4

Mine was faulty and some other notes

E. Weatherbee, Amazon
6 March 2007
  • Summary: Most annoying thing is that I hooked up through HDMI for 2 of my components however this receiver requires you too also hook audio connections as well if using the HDMI (I used optical). What the hell is the deal with that? At first I thought that maybe if you do that then the receiver wont have to be on to have sound output to your TV or something but nope no sound if the system is turned off as well. HDMI is supposed to make it more convenient, 1 cable etc...
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Overall 4

Good features, but for one serious flaw ...

D. Pinelle "Home Theater Enthusiast", Amazon
23 February 2007
  • Summary: I bought this receiver to use as a preamp in my system. I based my decision on information as stated on the Pioneer web site, and the attractive price compared to some of the other options I considered. This receiver does have a number of good features, but has one serious flaw. It will not display on screen status messages for daily operations, like volume and sound mode, unless you have a Pioneer display, and run another special cable from the receiver to the TV (As a...
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