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Pioneer VSX-817
4.8 out of 10

Pioneer VSX-817

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Overall 6

Ooops- no video conversion on this one

John S., Newegg
3 October 2008
  • Summary: Real nuisance when you have to switch the TV input AND the receiver, to watch a DVD; and then switch them both back to watch the VCR.
  • Pros: Nice receiver.
  • Cons: But I must have misunderstood the features. I do not need HDMI, so this seemed like a good choice, with composite, S-video, and component connections. Unfortunately, unlike many other Pioneer models, there is NO video conversion among these analog formats. So if you have a composite VCR input and...
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Overall 6

Gospel Electric Works

Bruce C., Newegg
12 July 2008
  • Summary: Pioneer still makes some good products. Right now their KURO Plasmas are the best flat screens you can get. Even Toshiba had a Pioneer Video Chip in their HD DVD players. Their TAD speakers are out of this world both in price and quality. Hopefully Pioneer regains its quality it once had.
  • Pros: For the money you get a lot with this receiver. It does not have HDMI but I'm not a big fan of HDMI. If you have a TV 42" or smaller than you only need 720p resolution because your eyes cannot see the difference so component cables will work great and are not as problematic as HDMI. But if you ne...
  • Cons: Pioneer used to be my favorite brand. Back when they had the omega-tuning fork symbol. Omega for the big guy upstairs and tuning fork for high quality sound. They were a Christian company. Now their quality is not what it used to be. I had problems with my VSX-817K's speaker terminals and sent it...
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Overall 6
Value for money 8
Sound quality 10
Overall quality 6
Installation 2

audio da concerto

gianf81, Ciao
31 March 2008
  • Summary: Siamo davanti alla perfezione della Pioneer; sto parlando del sintoamplificatore VSX-817, disponibile nelle colorazioni silver e black, è un 7 canali quandi predisposto già per le versioni audio più aggiornate e per i "patiti" più esigenti; ha una potenza di 110W per canale ciò lo rende adatto anche...
  • Pros: potenza, numero casse, autocalibrazione .
  • Cons: mancano connessioni alta definizione
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