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Pioneer VSX-1121
6.5 out of 10

Pioneer VSX-1121

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Reviews and Problems with Pioneer VSX-1121

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Overall 4
4.0

UE22 Error after 4 years of use. $400 fix.

Tyler, Amazon
6 March 2016
  • Summary: I bought this in 2011. It worked great until about 6 months ago. It started displaying a ue22 error and no sound would come out of the speakers. Reading online I found that it costs $300 to $400 to replace a circuit board to fix it. I expect an $800 receiver to last a little longer than 4 years.
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Overall 4
4.0

Add me to the dead at 3 years list

Joseph L., Newegg
29 December 2014
  • Pros: Was great when it worked.
  • Cons: Bought this in Nov 2011 and it stopped sending an HDMI signal to my TV in Dec 2014. Based on the wisdom I just gathered from other owners, I'm assuming the HDMI board is dead. I called my local repair shop and they said a new board ranges from $200- $400, so it looks like I'm back in the market f...
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Overall 4
4.0

Didn't last long

Michael M., Newegg
18 October 2014
  • Summary: Probably won't buy another Pioneer.
  • Pros: Great when it works...
  • Cons: HDMI output failure at 2 yrs 11mo of ownership.
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Overall 4
4.0

It's great when it works...

Ryan16222, Amazon
2 August 2013
  • Summary: When I first bought this receiver I was thrilled about all of it's capabilities and features. The auto programing, number of HDMI inputs/outputs, and airplay are pretty awesome. The one thing that I did not read though during my research was the fact that the HDMI board is extremely unstable and...
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Overall 4
4.0

Lets see how good Service net is

Richard W., Newegg
7 July 2012
  • Summary: HDMI inputs and iphone inputs have failed. It comes on, ittermittently works with remote commands, but is just a big brick with led lighted words
  • Pros: Video and audio was awsome when it worked
  • Cons: No feature found for searching 3716 songs in my network storage device. Only option was to scroll, which could take 5 miniutes to select a song or artist. Can not enable zone 2 by itself...zone one must be on as well
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Overall 4
4.0

Wish could keep it.

Taruma M., Newegg
2 March 2012
  • Summary: I really liked this receiver and was hoping to keep it, but then didn't want an expensive paperweight either. Had to ship back on my own cost ($55, coast-2-coast...yikes) as Newegg doesn't pay for return shipping :( Will start looking at other receivers now
  • Pros: Stylish, Loaded, Tons of Features, Gels well with the decor. Setup was breeze using MCCAC. Sounded and looked great on my HT setup, while it lasted
  • Cons: I had issues with ARC and kept loosing sound intermittently when switching inputs. Each of those times, had to power on/off and occasionally unplug from the board. The issue started with loosing sound from the TV. After a couple of days, it started showing up when switching between Blu-Ray, USB &...
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed.

Bee V., Newegg
13 February 2012
  • Summary: As always, this review is based on the product. Newegg is always eggcellent on their service. I bought this back in November, but just got around to using it....otherwise, I would return it for a Yamaha. If you have are debating between this Pioneer and a Yamaha, I would go with the Yamaha...
  • Pros: 7.1 surround. Pioneer Flagship Receiver. Plenty of hdmi input. AM&FM. Apple friendly :-). Optical input.
  • Cons: -1 egg. The default firmware with the unit won't allow me to connect to the Internet for updates. Had to download firmware to usb and flash firmware, then able to connect to the Internet to check for firmware. -1 egg. Not the same quality as Yamaha from my experience for surround sound. The autom...
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Overall 4
4.0

Power cord problems

JNeedham, Amazon
21 December 2011
  • Summary: Folks, One would expect that upon arrival it would be possible to safely plug in the VSX 1121k7.1 receiver. Like two other contributors to these reviews I have found that the plug does not fit.
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Overall 4
4.0

OK for anything but Internet radio

Loren, Amazon
15 December 2011
  • Summary: I really like this receiver, but I wanted to use it to listen to Internet radio. Unfortunately, its Internet radio depends on a site called pioneer.vtuner.com, which is often down or misbehaving. Do not buy a Pioneer receiver for Internet radio or you will be sorely disappointed.
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