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Pioneer VSX-51
7.1 out of 10

Pioneer VSX-51

VSX-51 The Elite VSX-51 receiver arrives with many connectivity Read more

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Overall 2
2.0

Got one of these and an sc-55. Around 3 ...

Kenneth Davis, Amazon
21 February 2015
  • Summary: Got one of these and an sc-55. Around 3 months after 2 yr warranty, I started getting UE22 errors on both at the same time. Vsx started working again the sc didn't. Pioneer said to take it to repair shop and I was quoted 600 to repair the sc55.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

D. Obrien, Amazon
7 February 2015
Overall 2
2.0

Bad quality, poor support, do not buy.

M. Sidden, Amazon
4 February 2015
  • Summary: Infamous UE22 error after only 2 years of use and Pioneer says it is my problem. Meanwhile, my 15 year Pioneer receiver that this replaced is still working fine in my workshop. I have purchased nothing but Pioneer products for over 25 years, but this is my last one. Do not support this company.
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Overall 4
4.0

Piece of Junk..

Geoffrey Lee, Amazon
20 November 2014
  • Summary: Failed after two years....master board fried-out and doesn't work any longer..just after warranty expired. Perfect.
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Montalbans Cordoba, Amazon
9 November 2014
  • Summary: Before you buy this or any Pioneer Elite Receiver, look up "Pioneer UE22 Error" on the internet.
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Overall 10
10

Amazing

db, Amazon
19 July 2014
  • Summary: This receiver is amazing...! I got a chance to test it out at Best Buy and found it on here for almost $150 less then asking price. As of right now I have it powering 2 flooring standing B&W 684's and it sounds great.
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Overall 2
2.0

UE-22

A. Boudreaux "ab3", Amazon
13 March 2014
  • Summary: Works great until it doesn't - suddenly, for no reason one day, up flashes the UE-22 error... and all is silent. No sound. Supposedly a firmware update error, but the firmware version checks out as up to date and has not been updated recently, so there's nothing you can do...
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Overall 10
10

it is a good receiver, loved it and will hold on to it till it gives up on me!!!

Robell, Amazon
26 February 2014
  • Summary: I was very hesitant at first because of the bad reviews ive been seeing here, but then again I was proven wrong it is a very good receiver I use it primarily for movies and music in my bedroom but with the 2nd zone option I get to play both movies and music in my kitchen too.
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Overall 10
10

Fixed no audio problem

IJC, Amazon
10 January 2014
  • Summary: Guys, the fix for the audio is included in the latest firmware. Go to Pioneer's website and download the latest firmware. You can see the following fix was applied in version : 1-151-081-111-031 *Fixes audio noise or no sound under certain conditions. To get the firmware, go to: [...
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Overall 2
2.0

completely misleading

Joel L Peterson, Amazon
26 December 2013
  • Summary: Had this receiver for about a year- now it shuts of on it's own after 5-10 minutes. No misuse, not overloaded with power- not under warranty because it was bought online. Why does pioneer authorize amazon to sell but then not honor warranty?
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