Nothing but major headaches with Pioneer AV gear....
James N. Porter, Amazon
11 May 2015
Summary: Do not, I repeat...Do not buy anything from Pioneer! I bought the VSX-1021-K in early 2012.....sound was always mediocre and now after a bit over 3 years, I get the dreaded UE22 code and no sound.....nothing but speaker-killing very loud pops...
Summary: I felt obligated to write this since I have benefited from honest reviews here. Bought mine in September 2011 and used it mainly for the AirPlay feature. Worked with multiple interruption which would not and could not be corrected ( tried faster router , Internet , ..
Cons: Very poor quality. This unit died on me. The dreaded MCACC blinking light. I think this unit is plagued with this issue but of course.. Pioneer knows nothing about it. Maybe if they just did a web search they'd find hundreds of posting dealing with the issue on this receiver. If it were a car it ...
DON'T BUY, Pioneer equipments are notorious of Failing so fast
BiLL Solomon, Amazon
31 October 2014
Summary: DON'T BUY, Pioneer equipments are notorious of Failing so fast, this unit lasted only 13 Month. My network card got shot and now the unit will not work anymore. it will cost about $200 to repair. I am just trashing the unit.
Pioneer's craftsmanship and customer service are poor. I spent close to $600 for this unit ...
Dave Sienko, Amazon
25 October 2014
Summary: Do not buy a Pioneer receiver. Invariably you will end up with nothing but an anchor for a small boat. Search this and other sites and you will see. Pioneer's craftsmanship and customer service are poor.
Summary: I bought a VSX 1021K about 3 years ago and it is now the SECOND high price PIoneer AV receiver to have a major circuit board fail. I also have gotten the UE22 message and took it in for a repair estimate - the board that needs to be replace is $573! More than I paid for this POS new.